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Level: Beginner
Length: 5 mi (8 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +45/ -49 ft
Total: 33 riders

Mountain Biking Hewen's Creek

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#110 of 317 mountain bike trails in Michigan
#4,057 in the world

Multi-use trail in a wooded setting. Avoid after rain--give these trails some time to dry out.

First added by Jeff Barber on Jan 16, 2014. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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6500 Bemis Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
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  • m1911a1fan

    Yup, they other guys are right, not marked well at all, but it was still fun

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  • iliketexmex

    The other descriptions are right, very, very flat and very twisty. I will add the following: There is a map box at the trail head, there are enough junctions and shortcuts that it would be easy to get confused. I went on a fat bike when it was frozen. Based on the terrain and vegitation, it stays wet in the spring for a long time. However, if you are interested in getting a less physically active person to join you in Mountain biking, this is a great spot. It is well maintained, never far from a road (if someone needs to bail), wide and flat. Great Newbie material.

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  • daleydan

    This trail is very easy. Almost all flat single track. Around 5 miles. I combined this trail with Rolling Hills, they are about a mile apart. Not much to say about this trail except the severe lack of signage. I got lost a few times. They tried to spray paint some stuff. I just feel that is very unnatural and took away from the beauty. I would love to donate some signs to this trail.

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  • MIchaelThomas

    Very easy trail but not marked well.

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  • nick051

    Smooth trail with a few obstacles. Mostly flat, but can be good practice for turning technique. I've heard of a connector trail to rolling hills park, but could not find it anywhere.

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  • ***

    We'll kept, smooth, fun ride. Any skill level can enjoy this mostly flat single track. It does have a few log piles and bridges. Nothing crazy but an introduction for newer riders.

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  • Mario G. Maravolo

    Not a bad trail to get out for a good half hour and hustle back home before anyone knew you were gone. This trail does not seem to be ridden often. Trail is mainly worn out grass and lots of leafy slippery twists and turns although well maintained.

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