Project Overview and Costs

The DTE Energy Foundation Trail was a project of unprecedented scope and breadth – a public/private partnership between the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) and the Potowatomi Mountain Biking Association (PotoMBA –, an International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) Chapter, to create the Midwest’s premier mountain bike trail system. The trail consists of four loops totaling approximately 22 miles, with each loop constructed progressing in level of difficulty and challenge.  A potential fifth loop of the trail approximating 4 miles is possible in the future, pending MDNR approval. Follow our Facebook page for updates.  While some volunteer base was utilized for trail corridor clearing, most of the trail was built by renowned mountain bike trail builders, Spectrum Trail Designs (

Maintaining the Trail

Care and maintenance of the trail is a constant and ongoing process. You can help by donating to the DTE Trail Fund.

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Donate by Standard Mail
To send a donation via check or contact us by mail, please use the following address:

Potawatomi Mountain Biking Association
PO Box 217
Dexter, MI 48130

Checks should be made out to “Potawatomi Mountain Biking Assocation” with “DTE Trail Fund” in the note section.

The Potawatomi Mountain Biking Association is a 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions to the Potawatomi Mountain Biking Association are tax deductible to the extent allowed under applicable law.


To see a list of current contributors to the DTE Energy Foundation Trail project, visit our Donor Page.