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Paint Creek Trail

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A beautiful path to walk or cycle.

A very scenic gravel path through the woods paralleling the paint Creek between Rochester and Lake... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Paint Creek Trail

The Paint Creek Trial winds from Rochester to Lake Orion using an old railroad bed. The trial is... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2019
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“bike ride”(9 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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4480 Orion Rd, Rochester, MI 48306-1658
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All reviews lake orion downtown rochester bike ride municipal park cider mill beautiful scenery watch the ducks north side up hill year round railroad bed clinton hikers deer nature exercise gravel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This trail is clean & is pet friendly. Although, you do need to be on the lookout for the random bikers speeding down the path. It's a good idea to have eyes in the back of your head when it comes to them. Kind of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DiverDave305
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A very scenic gravel path through the woods paralleling the paint Creek between Rochester and Lake Orion.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jameswP7039YP
Reviewed 3 February 2019

This is a great year round trail. I love using it for running, hikes, and long bike rides. Weekday afternoons are definitely less busy. Summer time can get pretty busy on the weekends with many people riding bikes. In the winter, if you have snow,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Laurie R
Reviewed 15 January 2019

The Paint Creek Trial winds from Rochester to Lake Orion using an old railroad bed. The trial is well groomed, following the Paint Creek for miles. Bridges, side areas to rest and a very friendly crowd make any excursion anywhere along its route a great...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hughandme
Reviewed 11 December 2018

You can access it from limited park lots, or near by shops - more parking there. Biking, Hiking or running. Beautiful along the route. Must go place!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Charlee L
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Went from lake orion to Rochester hills was a great hike beautiful area. If you go at the right time can stop at the cider mill. Loved it!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HeatherRiggins
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Those familiar with the trail already know it’s great to walk, relax, exercise and bike ride. Fall though adds a delightful bouquet of nature’s palete to your journey. The sound of leaves hitting the forest floor only competes with the babbling water of the creek...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Easy and flat - old railroad track. Plenty of parking along the way. Short or long distance, depending on your skill level. Beautiful scenery along the way. You will enjoy!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mehnatyk
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Nice paths and great environment for nature. Very safe area and well populated so safety is not an issue. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank masonmarine
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Trail is nature at it's best and nicely shaded. However the dirt and crushed stone leave you and your bike covered in dust. Oakland county needs to find funds to pave this beautiful trail.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank coach7777
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Response from tammylynnn2017 | Reviewed this property |
I’ve seen one wheelchair.