Our Trails

Making Connections

Michigan's premier trail goes from Belle Isle to Ironwood. The hiking route goes through ten Downriver Linked Greenways communities along 25 miles of sidewalks and sidepath trails.

Iron Belle Trail Premier Trail going from Belle Isle in Detroit to Ironwood in the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

The Iron Belle Trail is Michigan's showcase trail that touches hundreds of municipalities and crosses through 48 different Michigan counties. Using existing trails, networks, and some new connections, the trail extends more than 2,000 miles from the far western tip of the Upper Peninsula to Belle Isle in Detroit on a biking trail and hiking trail. The hiking route goes through ten Downriver Linked Greenways communities along 25 miles of sidewalks and sidepath trails. After leaving Detroit, hikers on the Iron Belle Trail will pass through the communities of River Rouge, Ecorse, Wyandotte, Riverview, Trenton, Grosse Ile Township, Gibraltar, Brownstown Township, Rockwood and Flat Rock before exiting Downriver on their way towards Ann Arbor, the 1000 mile long North Country National Scenic Trail and on to Ironwood in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

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