Pinckney Recreation Area is a paradise for backpackers, mountain bikers, and other recreation enthusiasts. Pinckney is known for its extensive trail system and chain of excellent lakes. Over forty miles of multi-use trails with remote campsites afford a backcountry experience.
Located north of Ann Arbor with easy access off North Territorial Road. The event parking, check-in and start/finish line is at the Silver Lake Beach (just past area headquarters on Silver Hill road).
Parking for the event is at the Silver Lake Beach area. Racers are responsible for their own parking.
Racers are responsible for their own accommodations. Nearby options include primitive camping at Crooked Lake Campground (approximately 1 mile away from race S/F) or modern camping at Bruin Lake Campground (approximately 15 min drive from race S/F).