Class I Lake Superior, MI

Western U.P. Water Trail (Michigan/Wisconsin border to Baraga/Marquette County line )

The Western U.P. Water Trail traverses 319 miles along the southern shore of Lake Superior. Beginning at the Michigan/Wisconsin border, the water trail passes around the Keweenaw Peninsula to the Baraga/Marquette County line. The water trail passes by some of Michigan’s most rugged but beautiful coast line. The water trail connects to the Keweenaw Water Trail, a separate designated paddling loop around and through the Keweenaw Peninsula. On its eastern edge, the water trail is just a short distance from the Hiawatha Water Trail that traverses around the City of Marquette and the famous Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. (

Section Details

Trip Length Multiday, 319.0 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Manager Private, Western Upper Peninsula Planning & Development Region
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail Yes
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