Pinckney Recreation Area

Pinckney Recreation Area

Numerous lakes within 11,000 acres. Picnicking, playground, fishing, beaches, concession stand and boat launches. Rowboat, canoe, paddleboat, kayak rentals. Private liveries, stables. A paradise for backpackers, mountain bikers, anglers and other recreation enthusiasts. Pinckney is known for its extensive trail system and chain of excellent fishing lakes. Over forty miles of multi-use trails with remote campsites afford a backcountry experience. In the winter these trails can be used for cross-country skiing. Snowmobiling in designated areas and ice fishing is available on Silver, North and South Lakes. 186 modern campsites, a camper cabin that sleeps six and has two bedrooms located near the modern restroom and showers at Bruin Lake. Rustic camping on Crooked Lake. Backpack camping is available along the Potawatomi Trail. Bridle trails and metal detecting area.

Pinckney Recreation Area Web Site

Contact Information


8555 Silver Hill Road

Route 1

Pinckney, MI 48169

Driving Directions

Reservations: (800) 447-2757

Phone: (734) 426-4913

Location of Pinckney Recreation Area

Map of Michigan