Mountain Bike Country
With thousands of miles of back roads, marked trails,national and state forest trails, paved biking paths, scenic routes andunrivaled adventure, Marquette County has a biking opportunity for all skilllevels. Connecting its communities andpeople to the region’s historic sites and human stories, area biking routes offersomething for everyone.
May is known as National Biking Month and Marquette is home to more biking opportunities than any other Upper Peninsula destination. With thousands of miles of back roads, marked trails, logging roads, cross-country ski tracks, national and state forest trails, and paved biking paths there really is a biking opportunity for all levels. These are just some of the reasons the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) recently chose to award Marquette with the Bronze-level Ride Center designation.
In addition, the folks at Travel Marquette are gearing up to host the International Mountain Bicycling Association's Great Midwest Mountain Biking Summit (June 12-14). This three-day event is open to anyone interested in mountain biking. Attendees will join local biking enthusiasts to learn about the biking opportunities in the Marquette area, how to work with the bicycle industry in trail efforts, and ride fantastic trails.
Situated on the shores of Lake Superior, Marquette County has so much to offer for a summer getaway. Enjoy fine dining, a buzzing microbrew scene, a variety of accommodations, recreational offerings and unique events, all surrounded by rugged landscapes and forests that stretch as far as the eye can see. Marquette is a place filled with serenity and natural beauty offering something for everyone to enjoy and experience. For more information, contact the Marquette County Convention & Visitors Bureau.