Pinckney Recreation Area is a large property geared primarily to recreational activities such as hiking, fishing, and other outdoor activities. The site is largely forested.

Ornithological Summary

Home to a Cerulean Warbler and Blue-winged Warbler breeding population. Connects to Waterloo SRA to form one of the larger forests of the southern lower peninsula.

Conservation Issues

Afforestation of shrub/early succesional habitat could threaten Blue-winged Warbler habitat. Recreational overuse of habitat is a potential threat to habitat quality.


Michigan Department of Natural Resources.


Primarily upland decidious forest, with smaller pockets of grassland.

Land Use

Parks and Recreation is primary land use.

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