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168 mi 271 km of trail 11 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 25 Trails Intermediate Trails 32 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails
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Recommended Routes in Detroit Metro - 11

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Favorite The Chute
Intermediate/Difficult

Pontiac Lake Recreation Area

9.0 mi 14.5 km 713' Up 217.4 m Up 713' Down 217.34 m Down

Waterford, MI
Favorite Choose your own adventure.
Intermediate

Lakeshore Park (Tree Farm)

8.9 mi 14.3 km 358' Up 109.04 m Up 357' Down 108.67 m Down

Walled…, MI
Favorite Tight climb between some trees.
Intermediate

River Bends Park

5.4 mi 8.7 km 86' Up 26.16 m Up 84' Down 25.59 m Down

Shelby, MI
Favorite One of the many bridges.
Intermediate

Addison Oaks County Park

5.8 mi 9.4 km 342' Up 104.38 m Up 344' Down 104.96 m Down

Lake Orion, MI
Favorite Cottonwood fluff lined trail. I'm really not sure where the exact spot is.
Difficult

Highland Recreation A-B-C-D Loops

14.7 mi 23.6 km 1,584' Up 482.92 m Up 1,570' Down 478.52 m Down

Milford, MI
Favorite Another view of the big switchbacks at Bloomer.
Intermediate/Difficult

Bloomer Park Loop

6.8 mi 10.9 km 331' Up 100.94 m Up 324' Down 98.79 m Down

Rochester, MI
Favorite Great View from Mt. Sheldon
Intermediate/Difficult

Stony Creek MTB 6/12 Hour Route

10.2 mi 16.5 km 654' Up 199.39 m Up 652' Down 198.65 m Down

Rochester, MI
Favorite There's a few rooty hills in this area, take your time and you'll survive
Intermediate

Bald Mountain North Guinness Bikers Standard

7.3 mi 11.8 km 555' Up 169.03 m Up 555' Down 169.03 m Down

Lake Orion, MI
Favorite Mid-fall on the trail alongside the Rouge River.
Easy/Intermediate

Rouge Gateway to Rogue Park Loop

11.7 mi 18.8 km 149' Up 45.48 m Up 149' Down 45.51 m Down

Dearbor…, MI
Favorite Every trail needs an old sliding board.  This one is near the start of the Crooked Vulture extension loop (aka "Clown's Nightmare").
Intermediate

Morton Taylor

4.8 mi 7.7 km 91' Up 27.62 m Up 91' Down 27.63 m Down

Canton, MI
Favorite Trail as seen from S. Military
Intermediate

Riverside and Kroger Trail Loop

1.3 mi 2.1 km 29' Up 8.78 m Up 28' Down 8.47 m Down

Dearbor…, MI

Trails in Detroit Metro - 46

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5.6 mi 9.0 km #1Maybury Mountain Bike Trail
Intermediate
Northville, MI
Intermediate
Northville, MI 76 
4.4 mi 7.0 km #2Milford Trail
Intermediate
Milford, MI
Intermediate
Milford, MI 28 
5.2 mi 8.4 km #3Hickory Glen Park
Intermediate
Wolverine Lake, MI
Intermediate
Wolverine Lake, MI 32 
1.8 mi 2.9 km #4Lakeview Trail
Intermediate
Plymouth, MI
Intermediate
Plymouth, MI 29 
2.2 mi 3.6 km #5C Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Milford, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
Milford, MI
1.7 mi 2.7 km #6Roller Coaster
Intermediate/Difficult
Rochester, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
Rochester, MI 10 
3.6 mi 5.7 km #7D Loop
Difficult
Milford, MI
Difficult
Milford, MI
3.5 mi 5.6 km #8Yellow Loop
Intermediate
Shelby, MI
Intermediate
Shelby, MI
2.9 mi 4.6 km #9Bike Trail
Intermediate
Sterling Heights, MI
Intermediate
Sterling Heights, MI 12 
3.5 mi 5.6 km #10A Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Milford, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
Milford, MI
1.0 mi 1.7 km #11The Pines
Intermediate
Rochester, MI
Intermediate
Rochester, MI
5.4 mi 8.7 km #12B Loop
Difficult
Milford, MI
Difficult
Milford, MI
0.4 mi 0.6 km #13The Snake
Intermediate/Difficult
Rochester, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
Rochester, MI
0.6 mi 1.0 km #14Back Nine
Intermediate/Difficult
Rochester, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
Rochester, MI
1.1 mi 1.8 km #15Woohoo Hill Two Track
Intermediate
Rochester, MI
Intermediate
Rochester, MI
1.0 mi 1.7 km #16Riverview Trail
Intermediate
Livonia, MI
Intermediate
Livonia, MI 14 
1.0 mi 1.6 km #17Blue Loop
Intermediate
Utica, MI
Intermediate
Utica, MI
0.1 mi 0.2 km #1816 to 17 Two Track
Easy/Intermediate
Rochester, MI
Easy/Intermediate
Rochester, MI
1.0 mi 1.6 km #19West Loop
Intermediate
Canton, MI
Intermediate
Canton, MI
3.9 mi 6.2 km #20Red Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake Orion, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake Orion, MI

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The Chute
Jul 3, 2013 near Waterford, MI
Choose your own adventure.
Apr 22, 2016 near Novi, MI
Video focusing on Lakeshore Park trail features - log piles, skinnies, jumps
Sep 9, 2014 near Novi, MI
Dropping in.
Apr 22, 2016 near Waterford, MI
Switchbacks.
Apr 22, 2016 near Novi, MI
Descending bank turns at Lakeshore Park.
Nov 8, 2015 near Novi, MI
When presented with the choice, take the "hard" option. It's not too challenging and it has a nice coaster-like quality on some steeps.
May 22, 2017 near Waterford, MI
New line.
Dec 17, 2015 near Northville, MI