U.S. Bicycle Route 10

Miles: 193

Signed: No

USBR 10 partially follows Adventure Cycling’s North Lakes Route, and connects the eastern and central portions of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The eastern terminus connects with U.S. Bicycle Route 35 in St. Ignace. As the route travels west to Iron Mountain, Michigan, travelers are presented with stunning views of the Mackinac Bridge, rolling sand dunes along Lake Michigan, and tourist attractions like the famous Mystery Spot. The gently rolling route passes numerous parks, state and national forest lands, and scenic overlooks. Along the way, small lumber towns and rural communities offer everything a bicycle traveler could need every 20 to 30 miles. USBR 10 partially follows the North Lakes Route.  

Eastbound digital map

Westbound digital map

U.S. Bicycle Route 20

Miles: 309

Signed: Yes

USBR 20 crosses Michigan, with ferry connections on the west end from Ludington to Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and on the east end from Marine City to Sombra, Ontario, Canada. USBR 20 partially follows the Lake Erie Connector

Eastbound digital map

Westbound digital map

U.S. Bicycle Route 35

Miles: 522

Signed: Yes

USBR 35 connects New Buffalo, Michigan (on the border with Indiana) to Sault Ste Marie, Canada. Comprised of state highways, county and local roads, and regionally significant multi-use trails, USBR 35 passes dozens of small lakefront towns, sandy beaches, scenic and historic destinations, as well as services and cultural attractions like Mackinac Island and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. USBR 35 partially follows the North Lakes Route

Northbound digital map

Southbound digital map


The MDOT website also has downloadable maps and cue sheets in both directions.