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Escanaba to Hermansville Rail Trail
N 48th street
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25.5 miles - ORV/ Snowmobiling/ Mountain Biking/ Walking/ Horse Riding/ Cross Country Skiing/ Snowshoeing
This multi-purpose, crushed-gravel trail follows the former Soo Line Railroad built in 1901 and is part of the Iron Belle Trail network spanning from the U.P.’s Ironwood to Detroit in the Lower Peninsula. It starts near the Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds in Escanaba and ends at Main and 1st Streets in Hermansville. It offers a heavily wooded ride with scenic overlooks from three bridges. In addition to non-motorized traffic, it is also open to all-terrain vehicle (ATV) riders and snowmobilers. Park at the location mapped here then walk north over the railroad tracks to find the trail. Take this trail west to enjoy a long adventure!