Potawatomi Trail System on Trailforks.com


Here, 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.

Biking season: All year (8 a.m. to 10 p.m.). Other activities include bicycling, boating, camping (reservation), canoeing, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, swimming, water skiing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling. Dining in Chelsea, Dexter, Pinckney.


Trail Miles: 17

Entry Fees: Annual Non-Resident Motor Vehicle Permit Rate: $31.00, Daily Non-Resident Motor Vehicle Permit: $9.00, Resident Passport: $11.00

Hours: 8am – 10pm

Trail Conditions: SE Michigan Trail Conditions

MDNR Trail WebsiteLink

Address8555 Silver Hill,Pinckney, MI, 48169

Trail Coordinator:  Steve Ingram

Adopt a Segment Sign-up: Link

If you’re looking for a challenge, you can ride DTE and Poto in one day via the gravel road route linked here