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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
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      Region Details
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      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Nov 29, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      78
      Trails Mountain Bike
      4
      Trails Horse
      74
      Trails Hike
      78
      Trails Trail Running
      78
      Total Distance
      74 miles
      Total Descent
      2,649 ft
      Total Vertical
      135 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,004 ft
      Reports
      53
      Photos
      39
      Ridden Counter
      652

      Popular Pinckney Recreation Area Mountain Biking Trails

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

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      • 0 rides
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      Past Week
      • 3 rides

      Photos of Pinckney Recreation Area Mountain Bike

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      Videos of Pinckney Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      Potawatomi - Such a special place!
      1:47:08 | 23 | Dec 28, 2022 , Pinckney
      The Cardiac Killer, Potawatomi Trail...
      15:19 | 251 | Jun 2, 2021 , Pinckney
      TTC 9-17-2020 poto-killer  107 feet up in 0.37...
      4:24 | 289 | Oct 12, 2020 , Pinckney
      9-17-2020 TTC Second Half DTE to Waterloo to Poto
      4:52 | 193 | Sep 27, 2020 , Pinckney
      9-17-2020 TTC First Half Poto Waterloo DTE
      7:13 | 148 | Sep 27, 2020 , Pinckney
      youtuber The Potawatomi Trail • A Classic Michigan...
      14:47 | 698 | Apr 27, 2020 , Pinckney
      Exploring Potawatomi Trail in Pinckney, MI |...
      18:53 | 360 | Oct 16, 2019 , Pinckney
      Mountain Biking Potawatomi  // Trail Previews...
      16:18 | 542 | Sep 17, 2018 , Pinckney

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Potawatomi Trail
      Dec 13, 2022 @ 1:39pm
      Dec 13, 2022
      IdealTrail in great condition, only a couple...engl

      Activity Feed

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      user #3028323nordicnoelwishlistregionPinckney Recreation Area
      Jan 16, 2023 @ 9:44am
      Jan 16, 2023
      user #2308099aidanmazakwishlistrouteTriple Trail Challenge 22'
      Jan 4, 2023 @ 6:51am
      Jan 4, 2023
      user #3240984aajimwishlistrouteTriple Trail Challenge 22'
      Jan 3, 2023 @ 7:34pm
      Jan 3, 2023
      user #821215zephxiiiaddvideoPotawatomi - Such a special place!
      Dec 28, 2022 @ 6:32am
      Dec 28, 2022
      user #2184067engladdreportPotawatomi Trail
      Dec 13, 2022 @ 1:39pm
      Dec 13, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      user #2184067engltrailPotawatomi TrailTotal climb is around 1500’ for a full loop....
      Dec 13, 2022 @ 1:35pm
      Dec 13, 2022
      user #1963099craigpaul2000trailPotawatomi TrailRespect for this trail. Agree with above that...
      May 2, 2022 @ 5:25pm
      May 2, 2022
      user #2192907steelispossiblyrealtrailPotawatomi TrailOne of the premier old school trails in the...
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 11:35am
      Sep 27, 2020
      user #689176ajreedreportPotawatomi Trail@Spanks2: ahh yeah. The only place that you...
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 6:11pm
      Aug 26, 2020
      user #2225967Spanks2reportPotawatomi TrailInteresting, its listed in Trailforks as a...
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 1:52pm
      Aug 26, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      DTE Energy Foundation Trail 1 2 18.7 km
      Brighton Recreation Area 6 5 19.2 km
      Island Lake Recreation Area 5 214.9 km
      Olson Park 4 415.1 km
      Ann Arbor Local Loop 21 8 115.1 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike420 miles1,178 ft9 miles125 ft
      #3,211#1,554395321,345
      Horse7454 miles1,470 ft5 miles135 ft
      #1,649912
      Hike7874 miles2,648 ft13 miles135 ft
      #2,565#1,4125341
      Trail Running7874 miles2,648 ft13 miles135 ft
      #2,569#1,4155361
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