Maybury State Park can be explored on foot, bicycle, horseback or cross-country skis. Maybury's "working farm" is open all year for visitors to explore life on an early 1900s family farm.
In terms of mountain biking, half of the trail is fast and moderately hilly. The other half is tight/winding single track. The mountain bike trail is closed from December 15 through April 15 and signs state that the park closes at dusk. This 4 mile loop is a great place to practice your spinning, not to mention your technical skills on sudden, short climbs and winding singletrack.
These trails are maintained in part by volunteers of the Michigan Mountain Biking Association (MMBA).
Parking and Trail Access
How to get there from Detroit: From I-275 exit at 8 Mile Road and drive nearly six miles west on 8 Mile Road. The entrance is on your left. Follow the paved entrance road and stay to the left. Park at the leftmost parking lot. Do not park in the lots off of Beck Road near the horse staging area.
I just did this trail, and I had a blast. The bike trail is rarely level or straight. Mostly wooded trail, but there's very few branches to the face. Just make sure that your brakes are in good condition, and that you of course wear a helmet. The bike ...