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      The Potowatomi Mountain Biking Association (PotoMBA – www.potomba.org), an International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) Chapter, is spearheading the trail development with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR). In February 2015, PotoMBA and MDNR signed an Operating Agreement to construct the Midwest’s most epic mountain bike trail system. In early 2016, the DTE Energy Foundation provided over a quarter-million dollars to fund trail construction, and the trail was rebranded from the “Waterloo Trail” to the DTE Energy Foundation Trail. The first 5.2 mile loop of the trail at Green Lake was completed in June 2016. The second, loop on “the Big Kame” was completed in May 2017. Additional loops will be opening each year until 2020. Total trail mileage will proximate 20+ miles.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #426
      State Ranking
      #9
      Trails
      1
      Total Distance
      5 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent
      727 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,081 ft
      Total Vertical
      126 ft
      Reports
      7
      Ridden Counter
      84

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      Mountain Bike Routes

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      Recent Comments

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      user #1328019eriquebotrailDTE TrailGreat trail! Enjoyed it a lot! Will be back.
      Sep 9, 2017 @ 1:13pm
      Sep 9, 2017
      user #1356502Red79trailDTE TrailAwesome!!
      Aug 16, 2017 @ 2:11am
      Aug 16, 2017
      user #1379448msd4141reportDTE TrailRode on July 31st. Trail rode well, but very...
      Aug 1, 2017 @ 10:56pm
      Aug 1, 2017
      user #1369027RocksoverrootstrailDTE TrailThis place rocks. The newer section has some...
      Jul 19, 2017 @ 2:22pm
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1253976EpicEaddridelogMay 20, 2018 ride log
      May 21, 2018 @ 2:52pm
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      May 20, 2018 @ 10:15pm
      22 hours
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      May 20, 2018 @ 9:10pm
      23 hours
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      May 19, 2018 @ 7:49pm
      2 days
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      May 18, 2018
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