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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      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
      Region Details
      • 1
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 12, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,689
      State Ranking
      #29
      Trails (view details)
      3
      Trails Mountain Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      3
      Trails Trail Running
      3
      Total Distance
      20 miles
      Total Descent
      2,465 ft
      Total Vertical
      137 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,012 ft
      Reports
      22
      Photos
      33
      Ridden Counter
      331

      Popular Pinckney Recreation Area Mountain Biking Trails

      Pinckney Recreation Area Mountain Bike Routes

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      18 Mile Poto route
      18 miles
      TTC 2019 Purple 47.3 Miles
      47 miles
      Short Poto
      11 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance

      Photos of Pinckney Recreation Area Mountain Bike

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      Videos of Pinckney Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      Exploring Potawatomi Trail in Pinckney, MI |...
      18:53 | 1 | Oct 16, 2019 , Pinckney
      Mountain Biking Potawatomi  // Trail Previews...
      16:18 | 242 | Sep 17, 2018 , Pinckney

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1577628WallaceMIwishlisttrailPotawatomi Trail
      Oct 17, 2019 @ 8:59am
      7 hours
      user #1761368AmeluxenwishlisttrailPotawatomi Trail
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 5:15pm
      23 hours
      user #1872314SerhiialtmanaddvideoExploring Potawatomi Trail in Pinckney, MI | Michigan Mounting Biking | Serhiy MTB
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 4:13pm
      24 hours
      user #1577628WallaceMIwishlisttrailPotawatomi Trail
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 7:19pm
      Oct 13, 2019
      user #1940877SpirtatuaddreportPotawatomi Trail
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 2:09pm
      Oct 12, 2019

      Recent Comments

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      user #967558dancashtrailPotawatomi TrailI really enjoyed this trail. My legs were...
      May 7, 2019 @ 1:08pm
      May 7, 2019

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      • By markholloway Trailforks Plus & contributors
      • Admins: PotoMBA
      • #11612 - 1,712 views

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