Winter Event

Big Bay Pathway Trail Fundraisers Set

Big Bay Pathway Trail Fundraiser Day I  Honey Bear! Saturday, February 14, 2015 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Check in at the trailhead, (at the end of the ‘dump’ road),  enjoy hot cider and treats and get your picture taken with the sweet and wild Honey Bear. Explore our groomed wilderness on skis or snowshoes and for the more adventurous, trek up to Ridgeline for fantastic views. This is a non race event but we will have timers on hand if you are up for the challenge. Prize packages for those who donate $25 or more to the trail fundraiser. Funds help maintain over 20 miles of

Thank You From the Noquemanon Trail Network

Thank you to all the community businesses and citizens for your support in the 10th Annual Snowball Snap Fitness Heritage Hills Missy Whalen Casualties Cycle Soleil Quick Stop Bike Shop Fox Marquette Studio 519 Lakeshore Bike Sports Rack Rivers North Sweetwater Auto Armor Auto Spa Robin Smith Che Bello Sam Crowley Snap Fitness Versatile Horsemanship Marquette Power Sports Brain Potter Spice Merchants NMU Athletic Department Kathy Solka Active PT Getz’s Donckers Aaron Peterson Marquette Food Co-op Beth Milner Jewelry Unions Suits Deanna Koscielny Sarah & Richard Anderson Every Day Wines Gwyneth Harrick Cooper Dendel Ore Dock Brewing Company Compudyne Ron

The Noquemanon Trail Network Plans 10th Annual Snowball Benefit, This Friday Night!

Join us for a night of winter celebration on December 5, 2014 at the Marquette History Museum, from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00.p.m. Make your holiday party the NTN Snow-Ball this year, featuring outstanding food from Sweet Basil, silent auction items from amazing community donors, excellent music from the Union Suits and fresh brews from Ore Dock Brewing Company. Tickets are available at the Sports Rack, Downwind Sports, and through NTN Board members, Snowball Committee members and at the door. Tickets are $60 per person or $100 per couple. Tickets come with drink coupon and a commemorative glass. All proceeds go


Marquette, MI — The Noquemanon Trail Network (NTN) now has Nordic memberships available for sale at area outlets throughout Marquette County. The Noquemanon Trail Network is a non-motorized trail organization that grooms and operates a variety of cross-country ski trails throughout Marquette County. The trails that it operates are the Noquemanon Trail, which hosts the Noquemanon Ski Marathon, the Forestville loops, Saux Head Trail, on County Road 550, and the Big Bay Pathway. The NTN also has partnerships with the City of Marquette and the Marquette Board of Light & Power with the Fit Strip and the City of Ishpeming

Two Noquemanon Trail Network Work Bees to choose from:

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 the NTN office and we can try to save a section for you! Perhaps your favorite section!!!

Noquemanon Ski Marathon is gearing up for its 17th year!

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 a new lycra race bib, new course improvements and the elimination of the Saturday Snow Bike event. Our

Kiwanis Club of Marquette, Chicken BBQ on Sunday, June 8.

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 work indoors and outdoors.  It does require standing the entire shift –helping in our food lines, walking around

NTN Strategic Plan Initiatives 2014-2020

Noquemanon Trails Network Strategic Initiatives 2014-2020 Below is a compilation of bullet points that represent the Noquemanon Trails Network’s strategic priorities for the next several years. To achieve these goals requires collaboration and insight from our partners at local municipalities and development organizations. We hope you will take a few minutes to familiarize yourself and colleagues with the document. It may act as an aide to planning the future of our unique and beautiful region. Please let us know your ideas for how we can work together. Our contact information is located at the bottom of the letterhead. In addition

510-550 Nordic Vortex Shuttle & Ski – Saturday, March 22, 2014

510-550 Nordic Vortex  Shuttle & Ski  What:  First annual “Nordic Vortex” (ski, eat, socialize) Where: The Noquemanon Trail from 510 to Tourist Park When: Depart 10 a.m. Saturday, March 22 from the NTN Tourist Park trailhead on CR 550. Why: It is almost spring! Do we need a better reason to go skiing? A once a year opportunity to ski the Noque from 24K to 3K without arranging a ride! ________________________________________________________ Details: At 10 a.m. a bus will pick-up skiers and gear at the Tourist Park trailhead. We’ll shuttle skiers to our County Road 510 trailhead then ski from 510 down

Ski and Shoe for the Cure! Saturday, March 15th 10am-1pm

Ski and Shoe for the Cure!   Saturday, March 15th 10am-1pm Benefiting Cystic Fibrosis Research, Forestville Trail Head ~ 5k ski and 2k snowshoe ~Pre-registration not required; just show up! ~Registration starts 10am, event starts 11am ~ Cost: $25 includes day pass to Forestville, lunch, raffle tickets, and donation to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation ~ Silent auction and raffle ~ Limited amount of rental equipment available For more information, questions, or directions  contact Erin Ski N Shoe Flyer 2014 Hi everyone! My name is is Erin Mahaney and I would like to invite you to be part of a great fundraising