National Trails Day on the Paint Creek Trail June 2

Rochester, Rochester Hills, Oakland Township, Orion Township, and the Village of Lake Orion The Paint Creek Trailways Commission and Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority (DDA) will be hosting the 20th Annual National Trails Day event at Children’s Park, the Orion Art Center, and on the Paint Creek Trail on Saturday, June 2. This year’s theme is 'National Trails Day on the Paint Creek Trail – celebrating the extension of the Paint Creek Trail and dedicating a new Iron Belle Trailhead at … [Read more...]

Paint Creek Trail hosts Tails for Trails

In honor of National Trails Day, the Paint Creek Trailways Commission will be hosting their inaugural "Tails for Trails" event on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Paint Creek Cider Mill. “We're planning a fun day for you and your pets. We’ve never done a dog-themed event, but because the trail is so popular with dog walkers, we thought we should celebrate our four-legged visitors,” said Friends of the Paint Creek Trail President Jim VanDoorn. The event features a dog costume contest, free craft, … [Read more...]

Volunteers Needed for Garlic Mustard Pull along the Paint Creek Trail

Celebrate National Trails Day Volunteers are needed for a Garlic Mustard Pull along the Paint Creek Trail on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Garlic Mustard is a biennial, invasive plant with a two year life cycle that grows in shady areas, and in full sun. It affects biodiversity and forest health by spreading quickly and preventing native plants from growing. It is often spread by humans, bird, deer, and other wildlife. "Garlic mustard is a serious threat to our … [Read more...]

Paint Creek Trailways Commission & Friends of the Paint Creek Trail Host 5th Annual Paint Creek Crawl

The Paint Creek Trailways Commission and Friends of the Paint Creek Trail are hosting the 5th Annual Paint Creek Crawl event on Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Encompassing the entire Paint Creek Trail from Rochester to Lake Orion, participants 16 and older will play a “Poker-Style” game, with a prize for best “hand.” In addition all participants are eligible for a Grand Prize $500 Gift Card to Main Street Bicycles! The event starting point will be at Children’s Park in Lake … [Read more...]

Friends of the Clinton River Trail Promote National Trails Day

Friends of the Clinton River Trail Promote National Trails Day By Michael Dwyer American Hiking Society The American Hiking Society is celebrating their 21st annual National Trails Day on Saturday, June 1; a day devoted to the individuals that help maintain the trails and help build new ones. Thousands of public events take place across the country to honor this day. Trail users and enthusiasts will hike, bike, bird watch or ride a horse on one or more of the many trails in … [Read more...]