Class I Lake Superior, MI

Hiawatha Water Trail (Big Bay to Grand Marais)

The Hiawatha Water Trail (HWT) traverses from Big Bay to Grand Marais on the southern shore of Lake Superior. The 120-mile long trail follows the shoreline that was once paddled by Native Americans and early European explorers. The water trail passes by the City of Marquette and some of the most beautiful places in the Midwest, including the famous Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, the Grand Island National Recreation Area, and the Hiawatha National Forest. (

Section Details

Trip Length Multiday, 120.0 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Manager Private, Hiawatha Water Trail Association
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail Yes
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