Clinton River Trail News & Updates
We'll update news and events about the CRT here. We also keep our Twitter and Facebook accounts up to date with information.
New Bike Fix-it Stations and Racks in Pontiac
Thanks to a grant from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, with matching funds from FCRT, the Oakland County Health Division and the "Healthy Pontiac, We Can Coalition" have installed multiple amenities to assist in the use of bicycles as a means of transportation across Pontiac.
Bike racks, wayfinding signage and fix-it stations have all
New Donated Bench Installed
Travelers on the Clinton River Trail now have a new place to rest near downtown Rochester thanks to the generous donation of area resident Gelene Pigott. Working through the FCRT Memorial Bench Program, Gelene provided the necessary funds for installation of an ADA compliant bench at the Letica Road trailhead overlooking both the trail and the Clinton River.
Gelene and her two sons, Troy and Trent Pigott, are frequent users of the Clinton River Trail. One day while discussing the trail, Gelene suggested someday it would be nice have a bench on the trail in her honor. Her sons responded “why not do it now so you can enjoy it yourself?” That started the process of working with FCRT and the City of Rochester to find an appropriate location, get the bench ordered and have it installed.
FCRT members, Pontiac City Council and Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson dedicate new bike fix-it stations and racks in Pontiac.
New pavement markings help users find their way along the Trail in Pontiac.
Gelene Pigott and the bench named in her honor along the trail at the Letica Drive Trailhead.
Herons along the Trail.
The 2014 Fall Classic Ride & Walk was a great event, and the weather couldn't have been nicer.
Thanks to the volunteers who helped clean up part of the Trail in Pontiac!
The HAWK is operational! Ride to the Orchard Lake Crossing and see what it's all about. More info on this page, too.
Crusin' For the Trails riders at the Paint Creek Cider Mill, 4/26. Spread over two trails, the event was a fundraiser for both the CRT and the PCT.
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