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      20 miles northwest of Ann Arbor, you'll find three trails: the 17-mile Potawatomi Trail, the 5.1-mile Crooked Lake Trail and the 1.9-mile Silver Lake Trail. The routes are shared with hikers. If you double the length of Pontiac Lake and replace the rocks with roots, you have Poto. Trails from 1.9 to 17.5 miles round trip.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Silver Lake Trailhead google parking directions
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Apr 1, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      81
      Trails Mountain Bike
      4
      Trails Horse
      74
      Trails Hike
      81
      Trails Trail Running
      81
      Total Distance
      76 miles
      Total Descent
      2,778 ft
      Total Vertical
      135 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,004 ft
      Reports
      59
      Photos
      40
      Ridden Counter
      1,078

      Popular Pinckney Recreation Area Mountain Biking Trails

      Photos of Pinckney Recreation Area Mountain Bike

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      Videos of Pinckney Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      youtuber Bloomer Park Trail | Michigan Mountain Biking...
      7:29 | 99 | Apr 26, 2023 , Pinckney
      Potawatomi - Such a special place!
      1:47:08 | 104 | Dec 28, 2022 , Pinckney
      The Cardiac Killer, Potawatomi Trail...
      15:19 | 350 | Jun 2, 2021 , Pinckney
      TTC 9-17-2020 poto-killer  107 feet up in 0.37...
      4:24 | 395 | Oct 12, 2020 , Pinckney
      9-17-2020 TTC Second Half DTE to Waterloo to Poto
      4:52 | 251 | Sep 27, 2020 , Pinckney
      9-17-2020 TTC First Half Poto Waterloo DTE
      7:13 | 188 | Sep 27, 2020 , Pinckney
      youtuber The Potawatomi Trail • A Classic Michigan...
      14:47 | 876 | Apr 27, 2020 , Pinckney
      youtuber Exploring Potawatomi Trail in Pinckney, MI |...
      18:53 | 464 | Oct 16, 2019 , Pinckney

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Potawatomi Trail
      Feb 22, 2024 @ 4:00am
      Feb 22, 2024
      WetWet in spots. >95% dryBlharry
      Silver Lakes Trail
      Jun 10, 2023 @ 6:58am
      Jun 10, 2023
      IdealHitFactor

      Activity Feed

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      bsleeman25wishlisttrailactivity #51393001
      Apr 19, 2024 @ 8:06am
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      Blharryaddreportactivity #49446216
      Feb 23, 2024 @ 5:54am
      Feb 23, 2024
      Mattlcbwishlistregionactivity #46066590
      Nov 7, 2023 @ 12:11pm
      Nov 7, 2023
      rosalinirwanriddentrailactivity #45690280 and 2 more
      Oct 28, 2023 @ 7:39am
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      andyvanpaywishlisttrailactivity #45484350
      Oct 21, 2023 @ 5:44pm
      Oct 21, 2023

      Recent Comments

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      engltrailPotawatomi TrailTotal climb is around 1500’ for a full loop....
      Dec 13, 2022 @ 1:35pm
      Dec 13, 2022
      craigpaul2000trailPotawatomi TrailRespect for this trail. Agree with above that...
      May 2, 2022 @ 5:25pm
      May 2, 2022
      steelispossiblyrealtrailPotawatomi TrailOne of the premier old school trails in the...
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 11:35am
      Sep 27, 2020
      ajreedreportPotawatomi Trail@Spanks2: ahh yeah. The only place that you...
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 6:11pm
      Aug 26, 2020
      Spanks2reportPotawatomi TrailInteresting, its listed in Trailforks as a...
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 1:52pm
      Aug 26, 2020

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike420 miles1,178 ft9 miles125 ft
      #3,087#1,567405952,263
      Horse7454 miles1,470 ft5 miles135 ft
      #1,755935
      Hike8176 miles2,779 ft14 miles135 ft
      #2,446#1,41959190
      Trail Running8176 miles2,779 ft14 miles135 ft
      #2,451#1,41859123
      • By markholloway Trailforks Map Team & contributors
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