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Pontiac Lake Recreation Area
Near: PontiacMI (Weather)
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20 Total
Mileage
17 Difficulty: Easy Trail
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Trail Description Trails Designated trails meandering throughout the recreation area are available for horseback riding, hiking and mountain biking. Horses can be rented for riding on 17 miles of trails. Hay rides, sunset rides and pony rides are also available. The 11-mile mountain bike trail has been ranked as one of the "Top 100 Trails" in the United States. A 1.9 mile hiking trail runs from the campground to the beach area.
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Campground 30 sites with over flow and rustic, vault toilets
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This information was provided by MichiganHorseLovers on 3/20/2005 8:35:48 PM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
 Easy
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)