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Paint Creek Trail National Trails Day 2014

Posted by Glen LaGrou June 2, 2014 Events, Local Activities

Paint Creek Trail in Rochester, Michigan will celebrate National Trails Day on June 7, 2014 with their annual Paint Creek Crawl Cycling Event. Join the 4th Annual Paint Creek Crawl Cycling Event on National Trails Day! Encompassing the entire trail and business districts from Rochester to Lake Orion, participants 16 and older will ride from Children’s Park in Lake Orion to Rochester and back for a box lunch and prize drawing. This year, cyclists will compete in a “Poker Ride” – best hand at the end wins a prize! In addition, this year’s Grand Prize will be a $500 gift card to Paint Creek Bicycles in Lake Orion. Proceeds will fund trail improvements.

Paint Creek Crawl / National Trails Day 2014

  • On-site Registration and check-in begins at 8:00am
  • Start Time and Location: 9:00am at Children’s Park, 175 S. Broadway, Lake Orion.
  • End Time and Location: Children’s Park at 12:00pm
  • Cost: $25 until May 23, $30 thereafter and on -site

To be guaranteed an event T-shirt, you must preregister by May 23 2014. You can register online at http://www.paintcreektrailfriends.org from April 15 – June 5, 2013.

For more information, visit this Paint Creek Trail website.

Paint Creek Cider Mill
4480 Orion Road
Rochester, MI 48306

The Paint Creek Trail runs from Rochester to Lake Orion, and is 8.9 miles long.  There are many parking areas available along the trail. “As part of our focus to encourage outdoor activity and exercise by utilizing trails, we encourage participants to walk, hike, run or bike utilizing the Paint Creek Trail to attend our National Trails Day® and Native Plant Festival,” said Trail Manager Kristen Myers.  Additional parking is available at Baldwin Elementary, located 1/2 mile north of the Cider Mill off of Orion Road.  A free shuttle bus will run from 10am-2:00pm between the event and Baldwin Elementary.  The shuttle is provided by The Night Move, metro Detroit’s award winning eco-conscious transportation (biodiesel) and is sponsored by Sen. Michael D. Bishop.  Signs will be posted along the trail directing users to event headquarters.  For more information about Trails Day, including a schedule of events and map or to volunteer for the Garlic Mustard Pull, log onto www.paintcreektrail.org or call (248) 651-9260.

This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

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