Written by admin on March 12, 2015
The NTN Events Committee is actively seeking someone that could assist in managing its equipment inventory. The main events are the Noquemanon Ski Marathon, Ore To Shore Mountain Bike Epic, Marquette Marathon, Marquette Trails Fest and the Marquette Ultra 50. The job requires checking equipment in and out, and making sure it is in good working order. Expectation of time is 1-2 hours per event plus another 4-5 hours throughout the year when equipment is rented out. Please call
Written by admin on November 10, 2014
The NTN office is busting with leftover single track clothing–let us know if you’d like one of the listed items!
Black button up with green NTN logo — (small medium and large)
orange t shirt with NTN logo — (small and medium)
Men’s grey t with NTN logo — (small medium large and extra large)
Women’s grey t with NTN logo — (medium and extra large)
Womens white longsleeve t with green NTN logo (large and extra large)
Written by admin on November 3, 2014
With snow in the forecast its time to do our “year in review” photo blast of the past. See Facebook page for the photos, this was too good not to add to the website)
It has been a great year filled with amazing projects! Here are some of them (not in order) :
Huge Carp river valley clean-up.
Annual spring trail clean-up
The annual “Dirt-ball” fun-raiser.
Carp bridge install (annual).
Carpe Eh Diem xc.
New DS course.
Marquette Trail Fest.
Many FR upgrades.
1 over under xc/fr
Written by admin on October 31, 2014
What do you think of when the Noquemanon Trail Network is mentioned? Snow? Ski Marathon? Winter? Well, it’s not just a winter organization anymore.
Although some of us called the summer of 2014 the “summer that wasn’t”, the mountain biking team of the NTN was hard at work in the forests around Marquette. A new trail was built near the Carp River in the South Trails System, aptly named “Carp-EH-diem”. In the northern section, near the Board of Light and Power
Written by admin on October 23, 2014
Two Noquemanon Trail Network Work Bees to choose from:
NTN Single Track
We are quickly (and sadly) approaching the end of “fall” With this comes the need to clean up the trails so we can ride (no, rip) the trails right up to and into winter. We are scheduling a MASSIVE leaf clean up for this coming Wednesday the 22nd @ 5:00at the South Trail parking lot. Bring your rake.
If you cannot make it at 5, but still want to help, contact
Written by admin on October 17, 2014
Michigan Municipal League workshop on “Trail Towns as Recreation Destinations” Lunch at Elizabeth’s Chop House with an information Powerpoint from LIAA, tour of South Trailhead and Grom, stopped at the Tourist Park Trailhead to end a great afternoon. Thanks to all that helped make it one of the best tours of the day.
More information on Trail Towns in Michigan go to www.LIAA.org.
Written by admin on October 3, 2014
The Noquemanon Trail Network has been selected to participate in the Swick Home Service’s “Gold Star Giving” program.
Gold Star Giving is a month long online voting contest and the winner receives a check for $500.00 from Swick. No strings attached..no gimmicks…just a check for $500.00 if we receive the most votes.
Starting at 5pm on October 1st, individuals can visit the Swick Website at www.QuickCallSwick.com.
On the bottom of the home page is a banner that explains “Gold Star Giving”. People
Written by admin on September 16, 2014
Dear Trail User,
Despite the fact that many people have started to call 2014 the ‘year without a summer’ it has been a great year so far for those of us here in Marquette that love to use trails.
The NTN has completed some great new trails highlighted by the Carp-EH-diem trail along the Carp River in the South Trail system and the Collinsville extension on the north side. We also opened a dual slalom course, a new beginner to intermediate dirt
Written by admin on September 10, 2014
On Sat, September 20th, 906 Adventure Team, NTN Singletrack and RAMBA will host young riders, ages 6 to 16, for a youth mountain biking event. The ride is part of a nationwide celebration known as Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day, supported by the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA).
906 Adventure Team welcomes all local riders who want to have a fun day on their bikes. Here’s everything you need to know:
All Youth Riders MUST be accompanied by an adult.
Written by admin on August 13, 2014
The Noquemanon Trail Network accepted as an IMBA Ride Center
As of August 2014, the International Mountain Bike Association has granted the NTN as a Bronze Level Ride Center!
What this means for the NTN
The designation of an IMBA Ride center is only given to large-scale mountain bike facilities which can offer something for every rider. It will allow the Upper Peninsula to be recognized as “destination-worthy” thus putting a spotlight on our trails and drawing in