ATV & Off-Roading
Take a ride on the rugged side of Marquette County as you navigate miles of twists and turns of Upper Peninsula trails, routes, and state forest roads on an ATV or ORV. From how to obtain a permit and/or license to where to ride, here is everything you need to know to plan the ultimate off-roading adventure.
Click the links below to see or download ORV/ATV trail maps for Marquette County.
For current trail closure updates visit MDNR's website
Before Your Adventure
Purchase your permits
Check weather and trail conditions
Complete a pre-ride vehicle inspection
Wear a helmet
Have a paper map of trails you wish to operate on, for cell service may be unavailable in some areas. Maps can be found on the MDNR website.
Create a ride plan: Leave someone with a plan of action, whether it be where you parked, expected time of arrival back home, check-in points, or planned routes.
ORV Trail Etiquette
How to yield, protect, stay safe, and enjoy your time on the trails