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Jump Magnitude Heatmap
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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
      • 2
      • 2

      Region Status
      Caution as of Sep 8, 2021

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      78
      Trails Mountain Bike
      4
      Trails Hike
      78
      Trails Trail Running
      78
      Trails Horse
      73
      Total Distance
      74 miles
      Total Descent
      2,670 ft
      Total Vertical
      135 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,004 ft
      Reports
      45
      Photos
      37
      Ridden Counter
      307

      Popular Pinckney Recreation Area Mountain Biking Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      Yesterday
      • 2 rides
      Past Week
      • 21 rides

      Photos of Pinckney Recreation Area Mountain Bike

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      Videos of Pinckney Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      The Cardiac Killer, Potawatomi Trail...
      15:19 | 62 | Jun 2, 2021 , Pinckney
      TTC 9-17-2020 poto-killer  107 feet up in 0.37...
      4:24 | 125 | Oct 12, 2020 , Pinckney
      9-17-2020 TTC Second Half DTE to Waterloo to Poto
      4:52 | 90 | Sep 27, 2020 , Pinckney
      9-17-2020 TTC First Half Poto Waterloo DTE
      7:13 | 89 | Sep 27, 2020 , Pinckney
      youtuber The Potawatomi Trail • A Classic Michigan...
      14:47 | 481 | Apr 27, 2020 , Pinckney
      Exploring Potawatomi Trail in Pinckney, MI |...
      18:53 | 271 | Oct 16, 2019 , Pinckney
      Mountain Biking Potawatomi  // Trail Previews...
      16:18 | 449 | Sep 17, 2018 , Pinckney

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2373665srgrove33wishlisttrailPotawatomi Trail
      Sep 24, 2021 @ 11:54am
      Sep 24, 2021
      user #2307986brentduncilriddentrailPotawatomi Trail
      Sep 23, 2021 @ 12:02pm
      Sep 23, 2021
      user #1689897Jeremynj1wishlisttrailPotawatomi Trail
      Sep 12, 2021 @ 8:39pm
      Sep 12, 2021
      user #1689897Jeremynj1riddentrailPotawatomi Trail
      Sep 12, 2021 @ 8:38pm
      Sep 12, 2021
      user #2848455Nathanb30wishlisttrailPotawatomi Trail and 1 more
      Sep 12, 2021 @ 5:47pm
      Sep 12, 2021

      Recent Comments

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      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
      user #689176ajreedreportPotawatomi TrailThe Potawatomi trail is not a mountain bike...
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 11:32am
      Aug 26, 2020
      user #2045618krisramp79trailPotawatomi TrailRode this on Memorial Day, very tough for a...
      Jun 11, 2020 @ 5:16pm
      Jun 11, 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 18 8 115.1 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike420 miles1,198 ft9 miles125 ft
      #3,062#1,42837451852
      Hike7874 miles2,671 ft13 miles135 ft
      #2,486#1,2984517
      Trail Running7874 miles2,671 ft13 miles135 ft
      #2,488#1,3004528
      Horse7353 miles1,470 ft5 miles135 ft
      #1,15891
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