Pintail Pond Nature Trail

Lupton, Michigan

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A self-guided interpretive hike in pond habitat. Pintail Pond offers a self-guided nature trail looping around watery lowlands and nearby Gamble Creek. The trail is a part of the 13-mile trail system known as the Rifle River Recreation Area. The trail is an easy hike even for the casual hiker, passing through mixed habitat approximately 1 mile north of the Rifle River. Terrain is generally flat, presenting no obstacles to hikers regardless of experience. Wear comfortable shoes. Special attractions: Flora and fauna along the shores of Pintail Pond and a neighboring creek. Wildflowers abound in early spring.
Hiking Michigan

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Hiking Michigan

by Mike Modrzynski (Falcon Guides)

A self-guided interpretive hike in pond habitat. Pintail Pond offers a self-guided nature trail looping around watery lowlands and nearby Gamble Creek. The trail is a part of the 13-mile trail system known as the Rifle River Recreation Area. The trail is an easy hike even for the casual hiker, passing through mixed habitat approximately 1 mile north of the Rifle River.

Terrain is generally flat, presenting no obstacles to hikers regardless of experience. Wear comfortable shoes. Special attractions: Flora and fauna along the shores of Pintail Pond and a neighboring creek. Wildflowers abound in early spring.

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Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Lupton
Distance: 1.5
Elevation Gain: Minimal
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Easy
Season: Spring through early fall
Local Contacts: Rifle River Recreation Area, 517-473-2258
Local Maps: Department of Natural Resources map
Driving Directions: Directions to Pintail Pond Nature Trail

Recent Trail Reviews

8/5/2008
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I walked part of this trail while geocaching with my wife and in laws. The trail was in good shape and really well maintained. I would like to go back and complete the trail - possibly in snow shoes.



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Apr 2018