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Mattson Park overlook Marquette's beautiful harbor.
Part of the marina at Mattson Park.



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A snowy Mattson Park on a late December day.
Another view of Mattson Park's marina.



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The entrance to Presque Isle Park, which has an arch each for trail users and vehicle traffic.
A view of the Superior Dome from Presque Isle Park.



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Bikes share the road with cars at Presque Isle Park.
Part of the marina at Presque Isle Park.



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A beautiful fall day at Presque Isle Park.
A classic car parked at Presque Isle Park.



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Unpacking some kayaks at Presque Isle Park.
View of the Upper Harbor Light Station from Presque Isle Park



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Walking at Presque Isle Park.
The park has a waterslide and swimming area.



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Moosewood Nature Center is located at Presque Isle Park.
The swimming beach at McCarty's Cove is only a short distance from Marquette Harbor Light Station.



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Part of Marquette's paved trail system goes throug Shiras Park.
A view of the playground and restrooms at Shiras Park.



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Walking on the beach near Shiras Park.
View of the Picnic Islands in the moring, from Shiras Park.



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The sign for Harlow Park.
The Veteran's Memorial at Harlow Park.



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South Beach's overlook on a winter day.
Gerald Haley Memorial Field.



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A soccer field at River Park Sports Complex.
North State BMX regularly hosts BMX races at River Park Sports Complex.



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Riding on the BMX course.
Another view of the BMX race course at River Park Sports Complex.



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South Beach has a beautiful view of Lake Superior.
Playground equipment at South Beach.



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Lakeside Park is located next to the Chamber of Commerce in Marquette.
A bench at Lakeside Park overlooks Lake Superior.



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Father Marquette Park has a tall statue of Pere Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit missionary/explorer.
Father Marquette's statue overlooks downtown Marquette.



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Sandy swimming beach at McCarty's Cove.
 

  Trails in the Marquette Area



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Using Marquette's paved trail system on a fall day.
The paved trail meanders through Mattson Park.



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Biking on the paved trail near downtown.
The trail passes the marina at Mattson Park.



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The paved trail near Country Road 550.
Biking on the shoulder near Mount Marquette.



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Part of the paved trail near Mount Marquette.
The paved trail along US-41/M-28, north of the Michigan Welcome Center.



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The Michigan Welcome Center has plenty of helpful information about Marquette and other parts of the state.
A trail head for part of the Noquemanon Trail Network near County Road 550.



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Part of the bike route along Country Road 550.
The bike route along County Road 550 and Big Bay Road ends at Sugarloaf Mountain.



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Another section of the paved trail along US-41/M-28.
Marquette's paved trail system is great for casual walks.



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Snowmobiling along Lake Superior, near US-41/M-28.
A section of the paved trail system passes the Marquette Commons.



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Cyclists using the wide-shoulder bike route on M-28, riding towards Munising.
A part of the paved trail on US-41/M-28, north of Harvey.



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Using the trail near Mattson Park.
The difficult trail at Sugar Loaf Mountain is a steep climb up the side of the mountain.



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Stairs at the top of the Sugar Loaf Mountain trail.
Sugar Loaf Mountain offers spectacular views of the Marquette area.



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The easier trail at Sugar Loaf Mountain is a combination of gradual grades, boardwalks and stairs.
One of the boardwalks on the easier trail at Sugar Loaf Mountain.



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Marquette Mountain has trails for hiking and biking.
One of the trails in the woods at Marquette Mountain.

  Photos of Marquette



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Downtown Marquette at night in December.
Marquette City Hall.



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Historic Marquette County Courthouse, which played a role in the movie Anatomy of a Murder.
The historic Hotel Jansen building.



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Entering downtown Marquette.
Old iron ore loader at Marquette's marina.



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Marquette Harbor Light Station, which can be seen from Shiras Park and McCarty's Cove.
Farmers Market at Marquette Commons.



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Skiing at Marquette Mountain.
Mount Marquette's chalet.



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There are many restaurants, stores, and businesses located along Washington Street.
More restaurants, stores, and lodging can be found along US-41/M-28.



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Holiday greetings on Front Street, near the Chamber of Commerce.
The Shiras Planetarium.



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Marquette is home to Northern Michigan University.
NMU's Jamrich Hall.



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The Village section of Marquette has many unique shops and eateries.
Marquette Federation of Women's Clubs.



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Marquette County Historical Society Museum.
The Peter White Library in Marquette.



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Some of downtown Marquette.
Marquette has many historic brick buildings.



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The Superior Dome.
Lake Superior in early winter.



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Front Street on a late December day.
Aubree's Pizza is a great place to pick up pizza in Marquette.



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More of downtown Marquette.
 




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