Hogback Mountain

Marquette, Michigan 49855

Hogback Mountain

Hogback Mountain Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Hogback Mountain is a local favorite. Especially for people new to the area, arriving at the top comes with a sense of accomplishment for having conquered Marquette’s highest point. From Hogback’s rocky promontory the northern forest seems endless in three directions.

Only to the east do the trees give way to the deep blues of Lake Superior stretching off to the horizon. Although you can’t always expect solitude here, the trip is still worth it. On one recent visit, a young musician was masterfully playing bagpipes while staring off into the distance."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
Trail Type
Skill Level
Best May through October
Michigan DNR, (906) 346-9201, www.michigan.gov/dnr; North Country Trail Association, (866) HIKENCT (445-3628), www .northcountrytrail.org
Local Contacts
USGS Marquette quad
Local Maps

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Dec 2018