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Exceptional, professional built singletrack. The cutting-edge, sustainable trail is open to mountain bikers, trail runners, hikers and cross-country skiers and has been made possible by a partnership between the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the Potawatomi Mountain Biking Association and a $255,000 grant from the DTE Energy Foundation. The non-motorized, singletrack trail will be approximately 25 miles long and is slated for completion in 2020. It will consist of five distinctively different loops over varying terrain.

Known as "flow trail," the surface of the trail is mechanically cut to create highly structured grades and out slopes, which are low-maintenance and sustainable.

Waterloo Recreation Area Biking

  • 20 Miles 33 Kilometers of Trail
  • 0 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Easy Trail Easy Trails
  • 2 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
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Trails in Waterloo Recreation Area - 4

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7.4 mi 11.9 km #1Winn Loop
Intermediate Intermediate
Chelsea, MI
Intermediate Intermediate
Chelsea, MI 106 
4.7 mi 7.5 km #2Big Kame Loop
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Chelsea, MI
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Chelsea, MI 102 
4.9 mi 7.8 km #3Green Lake Loop
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Chelsea, MI
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Chelsea, MI 88 
3.5 mi 5.7 km #4Sugar Loop
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Chelsea, MI
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Chelsea, MI 40 

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DTE Energy Foundation Trail
Jul 1, 2016 near Chelsea, MI
2017
May 7, 2018 near Chelsea, MI
Drop/jump thing on counterclockwise days for an easy session but don't forget to pedal.
Nov 27, 2019 near Chelsea, MI
An abbreviated tour of DTE's Sugar Loop.
Dec 16, 2020 near Chelsea, MI
Flow State of Mind
Apr 30, 2021 near Chelsea, MI
Back-side rollers.
Oct 30, 2021 near Chelsea, MI
Riding Big Kame out at DTE Energy Foundation trails @Boys on Bikes - Ride MTB.
Jul 25, 2022 near Chelsea, MI
Winn Loop @Boys on Bikes - Ride MTB.
Jul 25, 2022 near Chelsea, MI

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