Paint Creek Trail Hires New Trail Manager

The Paint Creek Trailways Commission, an intergovernmental agency that owns and operates the 8.9 mile recreational Paint Creek Trail, is proud to announce the hiring of Melissa Ford as the Paint Creek Trail’s new manager. Ford’s responsibilities as Trail Manager include overseeing the maintenance of the Trail, managing Trail development projects, grant administration, and leading updates of the Trail’s Recreation Master Plan. Ford replaces Kristen Myers, who served as the Trail’s manager … [Read more...]

Year-Round Activity on the Paint Creek Trail

Here in Michigan the four seasons can seem to happen all in one week. To enjoy the true four seasons all year long try exploring the Paint Creek Trail. The 8.9 mile linear park runs from downtown Rochester – through Rochester Hills, Oakland Twp., and Orion Twp. – to the Village of Lake Orion. Walking, jogging, and biking the trail seem to be the usual choices, but others choose to ride a horse or cross-country ski the 8’ wide path. "The Paint Creek, a designated trout stream, crosses the trail … [Read more...]