St. Ignace to Trout Lake Trail

Michigan

St. Ignace to Trout Lake Trail Facts

States: Michigan
Counties: Mackinac
Length: 26 miles
Trail end points: Murry St. at Ojibway Trail (St. Ignace) and Bulk Plant Rd. at Trout Lake Rd. (Trout Lake)
Trail surfaces: Dirt, Gravel
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 6016224
Trail activities: Fishing, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking, Snowmobiling, Walking, Cross Country Skiing

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St. Ignace to Trout Lake Trail Description

The St. Ignace to Trout Lake Trail is located almost entirely within the Hiawatha National Forest in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The follows an abandoned rail corridor from the town of St. Ignace north to the community of Trout Lake. The trail passes among woodlands, wetlands and open green spaces along a corridor that is remote in many places.

The trail is popular with snowmobilers, though hikers and mountain bikers also use it. The trail also passes through the small community of Moran, where you'll find a gas station and groceries. For more information, contact the Hiawatha National Forest at 906-786-4062.

Parking and Trail Access

In St. Ignace park at the Little Bear East Arena on Marquette Street. In Trout Lake the trailhead is located off State Route 123, about 0.5 mile from the railroad crossing.

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