Make your Marq


46.5436° N, 87.3954° W

Adventure, any way you choose–from exploring the striking blues of Lake Superior and an abundance of breathtaking evergreen hikes to seriously spectacular starry nights, Marquette County, MI is an outdoor lover's paradise.

Bike, run or hike over 100 miles of pristine trails. Paddle, swim, or fish inland lakes big or small or the Greatest Lake of them all. Then hit the town for fresh & delicious local food and brews, and unique summertime finds. 

Start planning your summer adventure today. #MakeYourMarq.


Enter the


Presque Isle Park—Marquette’s Perfect Playground

Summer, 1891. Fredrick Law Olmsted, a landscape architect most famous for his role in designing New York City’s Central Park visits...

"Best Small Town for Adventure"

USA Today 10 Best

Five Recommended Bike Rides in Marquette

Ready to ride? Whether you're a beginner or expert, we have the perfect trails or paths for you to choose. Here are some of our top...

Voted 1 of 50 Best U.S. Winter Vacations

Men's Journal

Brave The


Marquette County is a playground year-round. There is always something new to do and places to explore in every season. Bike by Harlow Lake in the spring, swim Superior in the summer, take in a color tour in the fall, and ski Marquette Mountain in the winter. Brave the elements and you will be rewarded.

Signature Events

Blueberry Festival

Downtown Marquette Details

Marquette Area Blues Fest

Mattson Lower Harbor Park Details



On the Water

When you have the world’s largest freshwater lake in your backyard, there is no shortage of ways to experience... Read More

Summer Events in Marquette

Cover photo courtesy of Taryn Okesson From outdoor art exhibits and performances to biking and running races to live music and car... Read More

Making your

Marq ...

Whether you’ve been here before or plan to visit for the first time, our digital adventure guide and e-newsletter are a sustainable way to stay in the know. 

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Plan Your Trip

Before heading our way, you can surely wing it and let your future unfold, or check out our thoughtfully curated suggestions on where to play, where to eat, and where to stay.

Explore Responsibly

For those who harbor the soul of an explorer, Marquette County represents a quest more than a vacation. We hope you will enjoy an immersive experience in a community where respect of nature rewards you with magnificent outdoor adventures, today, and for years to come. As you 'make your Marq' we hope that you will explore responsibly and remember to leave no trace.