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The Iron Ore Heritage Trail is a 47-mile, year round, multi-use, interpretive trail that crosses the Marquette Iron Range in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Call us the outdoor linear museum where you exercise your body and mind. Those who bike, walk, run, hike, ORV, snowmobile, cross country ski, birdwatch, and/or wander will find a section of trail perfect for your activity.

Blue Water Highway

First Discovery of Iron Ore in the Lake Superior Region

German Immigrants

Glenn T Seaborg

Iron Ore Heritage Trail Map

Jasper Knob

Men Before Machines

Native American Trails

Native and Non-Native Plants

Open, Under, Open – Evolution of Mining Methods

Patridge Creek and the Cedar Swamp

Philo Everett and the Jackson Mining Company

Providing Daily Bread

Samuel L Mather and William G Mather

The Cleveland-Cliffs Story – Part 1

The Cleveland-Cliffs Story – Part 2

The First Open Mining Site

Timber and Mining

Transportation of the Iron Ore

Upper Harbor Ore Dock – Presque Isle Harbor

Why Iron Ore Is Here

Contact info

Iron Ore Heritage Trail, Negaunee, MI, USA


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