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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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
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  • 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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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
  • Ideal
  • 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
      Located in the west side of the park off of the West Branch picnic area, Stony Creek mountain bike trails contains some classic, heavily trafficked Southeast Michigan single track that winds its way in and out of heavily wooded forests.

      These trails contain something for everyone, from the relatively flat, sweeping turns of The Pines to the challenging climb of The Snake, from the rolling hills of the two track trails to the fast, flowing Roller Coaster.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      AKA: Shelden Trails
      Parking google parking directions
      Links
      Files
      Region Supporters & Maintainers
      • Pete Kresmery
        trail builder
        Maintainer
      Region Details
      • 21
      • 20
      • 5

      Region Status
      Open as of Feb 2, 2020

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #224
      State Ranking
      #4
      Trails (view details)
      46
      Trails Mountain Bike
      47
      Trails Hike
      47
      Trails Trail Running
      47
      Total Distance
      13 miles
      Total Descent
      1,395 ft
      Total Vertical
      156 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      948 ft
      Reports
      189
      Photos
      6
      Ridden Counter
      5,002

      Photos of Stony Creek Metropark Mountain Bike

      13 |
      Jan 3, 2020 @ 12:12pm
      Jan 3, 2020
      34 |
      Jan 3, 2019 @ 1:11am
      Jan 3, 2019
      81 |
      Dec 12, 2017 @ 10:35am
      Dec 12, 2017
      92 |
      Aug 16, 2017 @ 8:28am
      Aug 16, 2017

      Videos of Stony Creek Metropark Mountain Bike

      4 Foot Step Up
      1:00 | 103 | Oct 24, 2017
      'oof'
      0:06 | 47 | Aug 16, 2017
      youtuber Better Audio For Your Go Pro Action Footage...
      11:45 | 19 | Sep 22, 2018
      Clydesdale (Big Rider) Mountain Bike Talk and...
      19:33 | 46 | Jul 23, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Stony Creek #5 - #6
      Feb 2, 2020 @ 1:49pm
      Feb 2, 2020
      Freeze/thaw Cyclerobertobasile
      Stony Creek #5 - #19
      Feb 2, 2020 @ 1:49pm
      Feb 2, 2020
      Freeze/thaw Cyclerobertobasile

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1759908robertobasileaddreportStony Creek #5 - #6 and 1 more
      Feb 3, 2020 @ 4:57am
      Feb 3, 2020
      user #2010415BillyContinentaladdphoto in My City
      Jan 3, 2020 @ 12:12pm
      Jan 3, 2020
      user #1053164Kz44tzaddreportRoller Coaster and 2 more
      Dec 23, 2019 @ 11:45am
      Dec 23, 2019
      user #1053164Kz44tzaddreportStony Creek #2 - #3 and 1 more
      Dec 22, 2019 @ 11:36am
      Dec 22, 2019
      user #1180137ikonicwolfriddentrailBack Nine
      Dec 16, 2019 @ 11:35am
      Dec 16, 2019

      Recent Comments

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      user #1507953xheinrichxtrailStony Creek #3 - #4Wetlands area.
      Apr 22, 2018 @ 7:09am
      Apr 22, 2018

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