A 26 mile system of hiking and horseback
riding trails located in the Ironjaw Semiprivate Area
Pine Marten Run - The Pine Marten Run is a 26 mile system of hiking and horseback riding trails located in the Ironjaw Semiprivate Area approximately 30 miles northwest of Manistique and 17 miles south of Munising, Michigan. Accessible from County Roads 440 and 437, and Forest Road 2258, Pine Marten Run is composed of five loop trails with interconnecting spurs. The trails pass through a wide variety of vegetative communities as they meander past lakes and streams, gently rolling hills, bogs, and wildlife openings. Parking areas suitable for vehicles with horse trailers are available at each trailhead.
Adirondack shelters, with fire rings, have been constructed at Rim Lake, Rumble Lake, and along the Indian River. Water and toilet facilities are available at the C.R. 440 trailhead, while the others only have toilet facilities. Camping is permitted throughout the area, however, permits are required for camping on Swan Lake, Triangle Lake, Ironjaw Lake, and Lake Nineteen. These Permits may be obtained at the office of the District Ranger at Manistique, Munising or Rapid River.
For more information contact: Hiawatha National Forest Manistique Ranger District, Manistique, MI 49854 (906) 341-5666