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 trail with remote campsites afford a backcountry experience.
Snowmobiling in designated areas and ice fishing is available on Silver, North and South Lakes. 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. Two accessible
hunting and wildlife viewing blinds are available. For more information or to reserve the blinds, please call the Pinckney Recreation Area at 734-426-4913.
Please be aware that Pinckney has over 11,000 acres and it is easy to go to the wrong location. Bruin Lake Campground is located at 21237 Kaiser Road, Gregory, MI 48137. Pinckney Recreation Area Headquarters is located at 8555 Silver Hill Road
Pinckney MI, 48169.