Two Routes, One Great Trail

Iron Belle Trail

The Iron Belle Trail is Michigan’s showcase trail that touches hundreds of municipalities and crosses through 48 different Michigan counties. Using existing trails, networks, and new connections, the trail extends more than 2,000 miles from the far western tip of the Upper Peninsula to Belle Isle in Detroit, with a route of bicycling and a route of hiking.

Two Routes

Hiking Route

Utilizes sidewalks, trails, and the 1,000-mile plus North Country National Scenic Trail traveling up the west side of the Lower Peninsula.

Biking Route

Utilizes many of the state’s existing bike paths, bike lanes, and designated biking routes as it travels up the east side of the state.



North Country Trail

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