Iron Ore Heritage Trail Bike Tours

View of the Jackson Mine site

Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee

Enjoy a leisurely guided bike tour on the Iron Ore Heritage Trail! There are three dates to choose from:

  • July 13, 2018
  • July 20, 2018
  • July 27, 2018 - **This tour is full.**

The tour begins at 9 a.m. at the Michigan Iron Industry Museum and lasts about five hours. You'll travel approximately 15 miles as you go from the MIIM to Ishpeming and then back again. Stops along the way include the Jackson Mine and Old Town Negaunee; on the return trip, we'll take a break for lunch provided by Midtown Bakery and Café.

Please note that the course includes hills and may be challenging for beginners.

  • Fee: $25 (includes tour, lunch, handouts and a Michigan Iron Industry Museum souvenir)
  • Pre-registration required. Registration deadline is the Monday before each tour date.

The Michigan Iron Industry Museum—part of the Michigan History Museum System—is located eight miles west of Marquette. Read more Michigan Iron Industry Museum visitor information.


We invite you to explore our online calendar, where you'll find all Michigan History Center events throughout the state.

Updated 07/20/2018