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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Paint Creek Trail Honors Former Trail Manager

PAINT CREEK TRAIL HONORS FORMER TRAIL MANAGER Former Paint Creek Trail Manager, Kristen Myers, Receives Award for Her Many Years of Dedicated Service to The Trail Rochester, Michigan: The Paint Creek Trailways Commission honored former Trail Manager, Kristen Myers, at its January 21st, 2020 regular meeting. Ms. Myers served as manager of the Paint Creek Trail for fifteen years before stepping down in October 2018. The Commission presented Ms. Myers with a resolution recognizing her longtime service to the Trail along with a commemorative pewter Paint Creek Trail spike in a display box. In addition to her many years as trail…

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2020-2024 Draft Paint Creek Trail Recreation Master Plan Now Available for Public Review

The 2020-2024 Draft Paint Creek Trail Recreation Plan is now available for Public Review. The plan will be available for review from December 4, 2019 through January 4, 2020. A copy of the plan is on file and available to the public for inspection and review during regular business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday) at the Paint Creek Trailways Commission Offices, 4480 Orion Road, Rochester, Oakland County, Michigan. It is also available online at http://paintcreektrail.org/. Comments can be emailed to Melissa Ford, Paint Creek Trail Manager, at [email protected] or mailed to “Paint Creek Trail Master Plan,” 4393…

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Paint Creek Trailways Commission Invites Public to Help with Master Plan

Rochester, Michigan: The Paint Creek Trailways Commission recently began work on its 2020-2024 Paint Creek Trail Recreation Master Plan. An invitation is being extended to the public to share thoughts and ideas regarding potential trail improvements. In conjunction with the Paint Creek Trail planning consultant, Giffels Webster, we are inviting the public to participate in this process – as individuals, citizens, or as representation of trail user groups or organizations. Community participation is crucial, as this vital Master Plan process will help us forecast our current, short term, and long term trail facility needs and conditions. It will also allow…

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Request for Proposals – Signage Design Services

The Paint Creek Trailways Commission is seeking a qualified, experienced person or firm to design gateway signage, information stations, road crossing/safety signs, map signs, and wayfinding signs for the Paint Creek Trail that includes the addition of the Iron Belle Trail network logo. Selected person or firm may potentially manufacture the signs as well. The Signage Project is being funded by a Michigan Department of Natural Resources Iron Belle Trail grant fund, and local cash match. An applicant must submit one (1) copy of its proposal electronically by 3:00 p.m. on July 9, 2019 to [email protected], with “RFP Signage Design Services” as the…

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Trail Closure Notice

The Paint Creek Trail between Dutton and Silverbell Roads will be closed beginning TODAY Monday, June 17, 2019 for the Bridge 33.7 replacement project. This section of the trail will be closed until early September 2019. There is no detour. Please plan your visit to the Paint Creek Trail accordingly.

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