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Iron Belle Trail


The Iron Belle Trail is the proposed trail system connecting Belle Isle Park in Detroit and Ironwood in the Upper Peninsula. The trail traverses pristine forests, rivers, parks, and charming towns. The trail consists of two routes - one for biking and one for hiking. The biking route is 791 miles long and is approximately 64% complete. The hiking route is 1,273 miles long and is 69% complete. NEMCOG provides staff support to facilitate the development of the Iron Belle Trail biking route in Northeast Michigan.

View the DNR's Interactive Iron Belle Trail Map

View printable maps of the proposed route

Access DNR resources and tools for Iron Belle Trail development

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