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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
Contribute Details
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
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      Region Details
      • 16
      • 31
      • 22
      • 4

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      229
      Trails Mountain Bike
      73
      Trails Hike
      228
      Trails Trail Running
      228
      Trails Horse
      145
      Trails Snowshoe
      47
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      47
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      295 miles
      Total Descent
      13,830 ft
      Total Vertical
      498 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,156 ft
      Reports
      585
      Photos
      251
      Ridden Counter
      9,351

      Popular Potawatomi Trails Region Mountain Biking Trails

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      Big Kame Loop
      DTE Energy Foundation Trail
      Green Lake Loop
      DTE Energy Foundation Trail
      Winn Loop
      DTE Energy Foundation Trail
      Sugar Loop
      DTE Energy Foundation Trail
      Potawatomi Trail
      Pinckney Recreation Area
      Murray Lake Connector
      Brighton Recreation Area
      Torn Shirt Trail
      Brighton Recreation Area
      Murray Lake Trail
      Brighton Recreation Area
      Lost Loop
      Brighton Recreation Area
      Appleton Loop
      Brighton Recreation Area
      Appleton Access
      Brighton Recreation Area
      Ralph's Ride
      Brighton Recreation Area
      Appleton Return
      Brighton Recreation Area
      Found Loop
      Brighton Recreation Area
      Appleton Extension
      Brighton Recreation Area

      Potawatomi Trails Region Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      18 Mile Poto route
      18 miles
      Triple Trail Challenge 2021 (Saturday / CCW)
      Pinckney Recreation Area
      49 miles
      Downcountry Enduro - Sugar Loop - 5 & 6
      DTE Energy Foundation Trail
      3 miles
      Downcountry Enduro - Winn Loop 3 & 4
      DTE Energy Foundation Trail
      8 miles
      Orange Loop
      Adrian
      7 miles
      Downcountry Enduro - Big Kame - Stages 1 & 2
      DTE Energy Foundation Trail
      4 miles
      MISCA 2021 - Advanced
      Heritage Park
      6 miles
      Brighton Hard Loop Snack Pack
      Brighton Recreation Area
      17 miles
      Short Poto
      11 miles
      Poto from DTE
      33 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 4 rides
      Yesterday
      • 3 rides
      Past Week
      • 116 rides

      Photos of Potawatomi Trails Region Mountain Bike

      28 |
      Aug 18, 2021 @ 8:31am
      Aug 18, 2021
      trail: Big Kame Loop
      178 |
      Apr 14, 2021 @ 10:24am
      Apr 14, 2021
      trail: Sugar Loop
      224 |
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 6:25pm
      Apr 3, 2021
      trail: Sugar Loop
      245 |
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 6:25pm
      Apr 3, 2021
      191 |
      Nov 9, 2020 @ 8:07pm
      Nov 9, 2020
      | 1 comments
      156 |
      Nov 9, 2020 @ 8:07pm
      Nov 9, 2020
      | 1 comments
      4 |
      Nov 9, 2020 @ 7:56pm
      Nov 9, 2020
      181 |
      Jun 8, 2017 @ 4:57pm
      Jun 8, 2017

      Videos of Potawatomi Trails Region Mountain Bike

      OTB on rock bench
      82 | Jul 10, 2021
      Sugarloop Drop
      trail: Sugar Loop
      0:06 | 323 | Jul 27, 2020
      Murray Lake Trail, Brighton MI
      1:35 | 326 | Sep 5, 2016
      Group Ride on BIG KAME (DTE Energy Trail)
      8:54 | 43 | Aug 23, 2021 , Chelsea
      Murray Lake Trail (and more) at Brighton Rec Area
      13:45 | 22 | Aug 2, 2021 , Brighton
      Murray Lake Trail (and more) at Brighton Rec Area
      trail: Found Loop
      13:45 | 25 | Aug 2, 2021 , Brighton
      Murray Lake Trail (and more) at Brighton Rec Area
      trail: Lost Loop
      13:45 | 21 | Aug 2, 2021 , Brighton
      Murray Lake Trail (and more) at Brighton Rec Area
      13:45 | 41 | Aug 2, 2021 , Brighton

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2824112Prachi2907riddentrailGreen Lake Loop and 2 more
      Oct 22, 2021 @ 10:00am
      6 hours
      user #2823256rogermeyerinkriddentrailBig Kame Loop
      Oct 21, 2021 @ 6:55pm
      21 hours
      user #2848455Nathanb30addreportWoods Trail
      Oct 21, 2021 @ 6:08am
      1 day
      user #2824683velodude11riddentrailPotawatomi Trail
      Oct 21, 2021 @ 5:29am
      1 day
      user #2824683velodude11wishlisttrailPotawatomi Trail
      Oct 21, 2021 @ 5:29am
      1 day

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2124569funkyfreshdavetrailYellow LoopGreat trail system very flowy
      Apr 14, 2021 @ 6:01pm
      Apr 14, 2021
      user #2427630HenryUXHCqOtrailSugar LoopFrom what I remember, I rode this trail...
      Jan 18, 2021 @ 12:37am
      Jan 18, 2021
      user #2192907steelispossiblyrealtrailBig Kame LoopIn the counterclockwise direction this is one...
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 11:38am
      Sep 27, 2020
      user #2192907steelispossiblyrealtrailPotawatomi TrailOne of the premier old school trails in the...
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 11:35am
      Sep 27, 2020
      user #2365873mgolabo2trailSugar LoopFantastic loop. Rode on a Sunday (CW), felt it...
      Sep 14, 2020 @ 7:13am
      Sep 14, 2020

      Local Badges

      Local Trail Association

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike7397 miles7,267 ft36 miles443 ft
      2225781815,487
      Hike228293 miles13,743 ft63 miles499 ft
      3582249
      Trail Running228293 miles13,743 ft63 miles499 ft
      26582121
      Horse145191 miles6,286 ft26 miles289 ft
      12742
      Snowshoe4772 miles1,499 ft5 miles167 ft
      6
      Backcountry Ski4772 miles1,499 ft5 miles167 ft
      7
      Nordic Ski127 miles1,450 ft11 miles223 ft
      7
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