Play Paint Creek Trail Bridge Bingo!

Paint Creek Trail Bridge  Due to COVID-19, the Paint Creek Trailways Commission will not be holding its annual Labor Day Virtual Bridge Walk and Run this year. Instead, the Trailways Commission will be hosting an interactive family-friendly “Bridge Bingo” game during the week preceding Labor Day. To participate and download your bingo card, visit http://paintcreektrail.org/wordpress/paint-creek-trail-bridge-bingo/ All completed entries which meet the contest rules will receive a complimentary Paint Creek Trail bike bell (while supplies last)!  

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Planting Completed at New Pollinator Garden on the Paint Creek Trail

PLANTING COMPLETED AT NEW POLLINATOR GARDEN ON THE PAINT CREEK TRAIL Garden Honors Late Paint Creek Trail Bike Patroller David Moutrie Rochester Hills, Michigan: The Friends of the Paint Creek Trail in conjunction with the Paint Creek Trailways Commission recently installed a new pollinator garden along the Paint Creek Trail. The new garden is located approximately ¼ mile north of Tienken Road in Rochester Hills. Named in honor of the late David Moutrie, a teacher, environmentalist, and active supporter of the Paint Creek Trail, the garden is a fitting tribute to a man known by many as the “Trail Ambassador”.…

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Paint Creek Trail Celebrates Virtual Natural Trails Day

Paint Creek Trail Virtual National Trails Day® Saturday, June 6, 2020  Rochester, Michigan: On Saturday, June 6, 2020, the Paint Creek Trailways Commission will virtually celebrate its 22nd Annual National Trails Day® due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. According to the American Hiking Society, “National Trails Day® is the only nationally coordinated event designed to unite all muscle-powered trail activities with the goal of connecting more people to trails. Every trail beckons adventure and has a story to share with any person willing to discover it, and the American Hiking Society believes these trail experiences can improve the lives of every…

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Lake Orion Seniors Honored with Photos Placed Along the Paint Creek Trail

A Happy Trail, a performance art piece, highlighting the Graduating Seniors of Lake Orion High School along the Paint Creek Trail leading into lovely Downtown Lake Orion, 48362. Signs will be placed May 1st and will stay up until May 15th, 2020. Announcing Happy Trail Hosted by: Love n’ Light Productions and Lake Orion Printing & Design in cooperation with the Paint Creek Trailways Commission and the Village of Lake Orion. Any money left over from this project will be donated to Love in the Name of Christ of North Oakland County COVID – 19 Lake Orion fund. For more…

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Paint Creek Trail Users Urged to Maintain 6-Foot Distance

PAINT CREEK TRAIL USERS URGED TO MAINTAIN 6-FOOT DISTANCE Even Outdoors, People Must Maintain Proper Social and Physical Distancing of Six Feet Rochester, Michigan: The Paint Creek Trail, like other recreation trails across the state, has seen a significant increase in users since the stay at home order was issued by Governor Whitmer on March 23rd. Michiganders have turned to trails as a way to find respite and get exercise outdoors during a tremendously challenging time in our country. Both medical and public health experts agree that physical activity is crucial to maintaining well-being as long as safe social distancing…

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