Pine Marten Run is a 26-mile non-motorized system of hiking and equestrian trails in the Ironjaw Semi-Primitive Area. The trail system has five designated loops. Trail loops are shorter hikes that start and end in the same location. Pine Marten Run is approximately 30 miles northwest of Manistique in Schoolcraft County, Michigan.


Schoolcraft County, MI


Contact: (906) 474-6442 (call ahead for passes & permits)

Length: 26 Miles

Level: Unknown

Type: Riding, Hiking, Snowshoeing, Cross-Country Skiing, Running, Mountain Biking

Terrain: Hills, woods, rivers, bogs

Camping: Yes, there are campsites you can reserve at Swan LakeIronjaw LakeTriangle Lake and Lake Nineteen. For dispersed camping you will need a permit. Call your nearest Hiawatha National Forest office to obtain a permit.


East Trailhead: From Manistique drive north 22 miles on M-94 to County Road 437. Turn left (west) on 437 and drive 3.5 miles to the County Road 437 trailhead.

Middle Trailhead: To reach the County Road 440 trailhead continue 1.7 miles south on 437 then turn right (west) on County Road 440 drive 1.4 miles to the trailhead.

West Trailhead: The Forest Road 2258 trailhead is best accessed from Forest Highway 13. From the intersection of FH-13 and US-2 drive 19 miles north on FH-13 to Country Road 440. Turn right (east) and drive 3 miles to FR 2258. Turn left (north) and drive 1.7 miles to the trailhead on the left (west) side of the road.

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