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 22, 2014
September 19, 2014
For Immediate Release
Marquette, MI – Mark your calendars for January 23rd-25th–The Noquemanon Ski Marathon is gearing up for its 17th year! Not even a polar vortex can stop us from making this year’s race bigger and better than ever.
We would like to announce our NEW title Sponsor, Upper Peninsula Chevy Dealers, with major sponsors Marquette General Hospital and mBank. Thank you to our community businesses for your new and continued support. This year’s Noquemanon will also feature
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
Written by admin on May 30, 2014
May 30, 2014
As part of its mission, the Noquemanon Trails Network (NTN) advocates for improved non-motorized options for residents of the area and visitors from across the State of Michigan and beyond. It is the NTN’s position that the Michigan DNR, as a fellow ‘trail provider’ best serves the non-motorized trail community by developing a plan that includes sustainable funding sources for its trail offerings. This is especially true for high cost trails such as Nordic skiing sites, which have
Written by admin on May 19, 2014
The Noquemanon Trail Network will host their Annual Meeting at Lakeview Arena Citizen’s Forum Room on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 6:30pm.
The (NTN) Noquemanon Trail Network is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to the acquisition and preservation of non-motorized trails. The primary users of the trails include: cross country skiers, mountain bikers, runners, hikers, equestrians and paddlers. The member supported network receives no governmental support and relies on memberships and charitable donations to do it work.
Written by admin on May 16, 2014
Marquette Trailsfest June 6,7 & 8, 2014
The Trail Fest race committee is actively seeking anyone who is interested in helping at any one of the races, parties, aid stations or information booths to help us throw this amazing, community inspired event. The 2014 Trails Festival is a combination of the XC Mountain Bike race, the downhill, the Dual Slalom race, the Enduro, several youth races, trail runs and trail tours. We have volunteer positions that involve riding the trails, going
Written by admin on May 15, 2014
Attention Big Bay Relay Teams
You may pick up your teams t-shirts, Friday evening, May 16th from 6:30-7:30 pm at Johnson’s Superior Shoes on N. Third Street in Marquette or the morning of the event at the Kaufman Sports Complex.
Saturday morning, please arrive 30 minutes prior to your start time to check in with the starter, pick up your t-shirts, have your whole team sign the waiver and receive any last minute instructions. The starting line is on Hawley Street, in Marquette
Written by admin on May 5, 2014
Kiwanis Club of Marquette, Chicken BBQ on Sunday, June 8.
Looking for volunteers to help as NTN is a grant recipient. Thank you to Kiwanis of Marquette and Dr. Don:)
The time would be from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM with shifts from 11:00-12:30, 12:30 -2:00, and 1:30-3:00 PM at Lakeview Arena. People can work the whole time or take a shift or if they need to overlap into another shift time, that is okay too (for example 12-1). There will be
Written by admin on April 19, 2014
Grooming Report April 19, 2014
Groomers were out in the wee hours of the morning. Temperatures in the late evening were too warm to Ginzu so Rich took the roller out on Bagwagi and Gookookoo. At midnight things had set up and Ginzu grooming started. Now, if you really want to understand the next section, you may need to refer to one of the maps. He Groomed Gkookoo – Bagwagi to 14k, then up Animoosh to the Pines, back via Noque