Michigan

Eastern Upper Peninsula

Section

Luce/Alger county line to the Mackinac Bridge.

Traverse the Lake Superior State Forest and Hiawatha National Forest, cross the Little Two Hearted River three times, and walk along the banks of the world’s largest freshwater lake, Lake Superior. Wander through the iconic Tahquamenon Falls State Park and see the five-mile-long, mighty Mackinac Bridge.

Header photo by Ellen Whitehead

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Mileage

167 miles (139 off-road, 28 on-road)

Need to Know

This section hosts remote stretches of Trail with limited restocking opportunities. Dispersed camping is allowed in Hiawatha National Forest and Lake Superior State Forest, but please follow the rules and regulations. Designated camping is only available within Tahquamenon Falls State Park. If planning a longer hike that requires you to cross the Mackinac Bridge, know it can only be crossed on foot on Labor Day. At any other time, you may contact the Mackinac Bridge Authority for a ride across.

Trail Town

St. Ignace