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Sugarloaf Mountain

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Address: County Road 550, Marquette, MI
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This is probably the most accessible 'nature place' in marquette besides Presque Isle. You can hike the mountain in 30 minutes, and I don't think you need to be in terrific shape... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Danielle D
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is probably the most accessible 'nature place' in marquette besides Presque Isle. You can hike the mountain in 30 minutes, and I don't think you need to be in terrific shape to do it. There are many staircases along the way, plus you can pick the easy or difficult trail (difficult is not really that hard). I don't have... More 

Thank Danielle D
Sterling heights, Mi, United States
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

This short hike is fun and offers a big payout with the amazing views of Lake Superior, downtown Marquette and the country side from the hill top. There are steps with handrails that help with the slippery packed down snow on the trail. TIP - invest in snow cleats, they are not expensive and they make winter hiking more enjoyable.... More 

Thank William M
Marquette, Michigan
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Sugarloaf mountain is a great climb with an awesome 360 degree view of the area. You can see Lake Superior, NMU, Marquette, and Hogsback- be prepared for lots and lots of stairs.

Thank nachtegallk
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6 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Well worth the time to hike this 20 minute trail to spectacular views! Don't pass up the chance to see this view! Stay on easy trail unless you are relatively athletic.

Thank Robyn S
Gallatin, Tennessee
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 January 2017

There are great views and a wonderful town! It is worth the trip and is not a long drive or walk from the city.

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Gorgeous views. I went once when it was clear out, and another time in the fog. Both times were beautiful. When it's clear, you can see for miles along Superior's shore. When it was foggy, I watched the fog roll through the trees below. The hike is easy, steep in some parts, but it's short.

Thank TTK211
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful view and very easy to access! Can get a little crowded on nice days but everyone you meet is so friendly.

Thank Anna L
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Sugarloaf is only 5-10 minutes North of Marquette, MI and offers easy parking, and well maintained trails including stairs with railings and more or less aggressive trail options. The trail can be slick in winter, but usually is easily managed - put on your yak traks! Beautiful views reward you - definitely worth the 20 minute walk up the hill.... More 

Thank jsmalnor
Marquette, Michigan
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Sugarloaf Mountain is a great workout and fun for all. There are lots of stairs to climb but well worth the trip. The view is spectacular!!

Thank iselamroth
Traverse City, Michigan
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78 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

This has a great view once you make the top. It's a pretty good hike with two paths to choose from. We went up twice so far and took the easier path both times up and the more difficult path down once. The easy path is longer but a nice path with a mix of dirt path and man made... More 

Thank MNLit

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