Copyright © Hiawatha Water Trail Association, all rights reserved
PO Box 94
Marquette, MI 49855
The Hiawatha Water Trail Association mission is to encourage the enjoyment of Lake Superior between Big Bay and Grand Marais, Michigan through safe, responsible and respectful paddling. We work to:
The Hiawatha Water Trail Association (HWTA) is a small grassroots organization of volunteers.
We are a member of the Noquemanon Trail Network (NTN) who is working to promote non-
We work in cooperation with the Hiawatha National Forest (including the Grand Island National Recreation Area) and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore whose lands make up the eastern third of the trail. In addition, we work with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR), city governments such as Munising and Marquette as well as townships such as Chocolay, Burt and Powell townships.
We have received grants from the following organizations and/or programs:
Private individuals have donated money as well. Additional funds have been raised through map sales and events such as gear swaps & massage at the Noquemanon Ski Marathon.
HWTA volunteers building a tent platform