Michigan

Central Upper Peninsula

Section

Eastern boundary of Craig Lake State Park to the Luce/Alger county line.

This section passes through large parcels of private and true Wilderness, including the 43-mile Lakeshore Trail through Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, one of the most iconic regions on the entire North Country Trail.

Header photo by Josh Larson

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Mileage

188 miles (149 off-road, 39 on-road)

Need to Know

All drive-in and backcountry permits are required in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and can only be purchased online at recreation.gov.

Trail Towns

Marquette
Grand Marais