4.2 miles
Distance
299 ft
Climb
-292 ft
Descent
00:27:10
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Big Kame Loop Trail

Big Kame Loop Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    DTE Energy Foundation Trail
    Chelsea, Michigan
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Rock Garden, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #1417 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #44124 in Trail Running
    • #82857 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 55 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Michgan DNR

The 4.75 mi Big Kame loop is more technical with two large rock gardens and many small to large jumps. It has several small hills and one very large one with big jumps.

Access Info

All trail loops are directional based on day of the week. On Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays bikes travel clockwise on all loops, with foot traffic going counterclockwise. On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, these directions are reversed for the respective users. In winter, parts of the trail system are groomed for “floatation use only” – fat tires, xc skis or snowshoes. Check the Facebook page for latest updates.

Disclaimer

This trail closes during wet/erosive conditions. Check the DTE Facebook page linked below for current conditions.

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More Stats for Big Kame Loop mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    7 ft
  • Altitude min
    955 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,076 ft
  • Altitude start
    997 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,004 ft
  • Grade max
    -19.8%
  • Grade min
    22.6%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
  • Avg time
    00:27:10
  • Avg reverse time
    00:41:01
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on Jun 8, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 4.85 (20 votes)
Your vote: 0

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      Big Kame Loop Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 36 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 427 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      All
      • 6,054 rides
      • Last: Jun 24, 2024

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      youtuber How do I do this?
      2:44 | 176 | May 21, 2023 , Chelsea
      youtuber Upgraded Big Kame Loop at DTE Energy...
      5:59 | 157 | Jul 18, 2022 , Chelsea
      youtuber Back for Seconds on Big Kame • DTE Energy...
      10:37 | 724 | Oct 15, 2018 , Chelsea
      Michigan DTE Foundation Trail: Big Kame Big...
      3:13 | 102 | Oct 30, 2023 , Chelsea
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