Crooked Lake Trail is a 4.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Pinckney, Michigan that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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This loop is part of the Potawatomi Trail. It also circles Crooked lake and intersects with several other trails, such as the Silver Lake trail. Terrain ranges from flat, well packed dirt to boardwalk to sand, to rugged hills. It is a very good training loop for cross country running, as well as conditioning hikes. There are some wonderful views along the trail, as well as a camping area should you wish to camp there. It is important to note that this trail is open during hunting season, so take appropriate precautions.

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Spencer Hawkins
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Beautiful afternoon hike with great conditions until 6pm when it started to rain.

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Meaghan Shiffler
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Great trail! A lot of bikers, but still a great walk!

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ashley coners
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Michael Possley
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Michael Possley
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Jon Gebarowski
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Mitch Port
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Nice hike. Just a little muddy at points.

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Nicholas DeLisle
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Bob Kearns
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Trip Boehnke
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Ver icy! Dangerous running without spikes!!!

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Jason Prieur
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Last winter it was late December e

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Lori Courtright
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Fantastic! Wearing yaktrax made it better for sure, less slippage for the feet.

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Joel Hill
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Gorgeous. Bring crampons.

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Ryan Baker
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Trip Boehnke
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Icy but awesome

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Trip Boehnke
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Icy but awesome, spikes work great!!

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Nick Synko
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Nick Synko
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Very fi difficult 

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Trip Boehnke
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Very icy, not safe without spikes

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Douglas Walczak
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Abhi Kumar
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Covered in ice, wore crampons which made it ok

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Trip Boehnke
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Icy, slipped and fell 15 min in

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Xtina Michaud
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Great trail. Super icy conditions but very enjoyable.

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Dave Loesel
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This is a great trail....very treacherous as it is covered in ice....saw quite a few people, way more than I expected.....the best part about the trail being icy, is there were no mountain bikers...!! I did this trail on a sunny morning, and the scenery was great....quite a few ups and downs with the hills, so be careful...

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Trip Boehnke
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Icy as shit

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Alyssa Lorraine
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Ann Rodgers
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Jared Carlson
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Jane Lindsay
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Nice trail. Ended up merging a few different trails and doing a loop around Peckerel Lake. Only saw a couple of people within a mile of the trail head

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Anna Waszkiewicz
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