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Moderate Hike: Brighton Penosha Trail

Intermediate-level guided hike for growing and experienced hikers.

  • 2 hr
  • From 30 US dollars
  • Bishop Lake Road


Welcome to Brighton Recreation Area in Brighton, Michigan! This moderate-level guided hike explores the most consistently top ranked trail in the entire Detroit region: the bucket-list worthy Penosha Trail! This famous loop, described as a "quintessential Michigan hike," has earned its acclaim through the trail's dramatic ridges, mature forests, wildlife-teeming wetlands, and seasonal wildflowers. Perfect for hikers looking for an accessible and perfectly-challenging day hike, the Penosha Trail certainly will become one of your go-to destinations for years to come! MORE ON THIS TRIP: Meeting Point: Bishop Lake trailhead parking lot Trail length: 4.9 miles Elevation Gain: 393 feet Trail Rating: Moderate Route Orientation: Loop Parking Specifics: Michigan Recreation Passport required for parking at Bishop Lake trailhead CHECK OUT OUR #TRAILTUESDAY SPOTLIGHT ON THIS TRAIL:



To cancel or reschedule a guided service, please contact us at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled trips. NO REFUNDS will be issued in the event of (i) cancellation within 24 hours prior to the start time of a trip, (ii) a guest does not attend the trip, or (iii) a guest arrives later than 15 minutes after the scheduled start time for a trip.


  • (734) 821-6416

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