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Paint Creek Trail, Rochester

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Hiking Trail · Nature / Park
Paint Creek Trail is an 8.9-mile (14.3 km) rail trail linear park in northeast Oakland County, Michigan. The course of the park generally follows Paint Creek, a stream that flows southeast towards the Clinton River.

The trail is composed of crushed limestone and has a slope of 2% going south to north, and has a width of 8 feet. The trail is administered and funded through an inter-government commission representing the townships that the trail services.
Paint Creek Trail was named a National Recreation Trail in 2006.
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  • This is a casual restaurant on Paint Creek in downtown Rochester. It can be a challenge to get a table as they are very busy. There were 7 of us having burgers, etc. We all loved the food.  more »
  • We are fortunate to be walking distance to the trail- deer, birds, horses (as you go north) are plentiful. Sometimes, though, bikes outnumber people & it is a bit crowded. Don’t miss the mastedon by.....  more »

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