The glaciers that shaped much of southeast Michigan also the shaped Pinckney Recreation Area, and this trail. This trail goes around and by at least 8 lakes or ponds. They include Pickerel, Watson. Halfmoon, Gosling, Hi-Land, Dead, Blind and Silver Lakes, as well as numerous stream crossings.
This trail is under the tree canopy for the majority of the hike making it a good choice for Summer or Fall.
Hikers should hike counter clockwise, while Mountain Bikers are to travel Clockwise.
A Michigan Park Recreation pass is required for entry.
The Main access is at Silver lake, but numerous access points can be found all along the trail.
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This hike is listed as One-Way.
When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.
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