Area Attractions

P8220031Keith McKelIop Walkway

Located in the heart of town on the shores of Lake Cadillac.Walk, run, jog, inline skate, launch your boat, go for a swim or just take a street hike across the wooden bridge over the Clam River and enjoy the gaslights that border this well-used sidewalk. Possibly catch a concert or maybe even a wedding at the Rotary Performing Arts Pavilion.

Chris Blackburn Skatepark
Chestnut St., Cadillac
(Across from Lake Cadillac)

Children of all ages are able to test their talents at our skatepark. Safety equipment recommended although not required.

P8220032Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center
Mitchell State Park – (231) 779-1321

This natural history museum offers an overview of the history of hunting and fishing, trapping and conservation efforts. Exhibits include antique hunting equipment, stuffed wildlife and a wall size aquarium. Be sure to bring your camera. Exhibits and dioramas teach conservation.The nature walk is open year round. Open May I – Nov. 30:10 to 6.Dec. I -Apr. 30: Fri. noon to 5 and Sat. & Sun. 10 to 5. No Admission Fee.

Lake Cadillac Bike Path

Cadillac boasts a scenic 7 mile paved path around Lake Cadillac for running, biking, walking, and inline skating.

Wexford County Historical Museum & Carnegie Library
127 Beech St., Cadillac – (231) 775-1717

Exhibits include an early home, general store and items from the lumbering era, fire equipment and railroad memorabilia. Also includes information on Michigan’s Historic Sites in Wexford County.

Farmer’s Market

Lake Cadillac and Cass Street on the Keith McKellop Walkway, July, August, September and October. Cadillac fresh fruits and veggies, fruits and flowers.Talk to the farmers, the growers, the bakers and the gardeners while you shop. Tuesdays and Fridays.

Shay Steam Locomotive

On display in the City Park , the Shay was invented in the late 1800’s for the logging industry.The shay possibly more than any event, person or thing made possible the success of Cadillac in the late 1800’s.

P8220028Cadillac Memorial Fountain

Cadillac’s Memorial Fountain is centered in the beautiful City Park of Cadillac.The memorial fountain was created to honor the National Park Forest Ranger Kris Eggle and all the Public Safety Officers that who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

Caberfae Scenic Overlook

Pristine panoramic vistas await you when you visit the scenic overlook construed by the U.S. Forest Service located between Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort and Harrietta. Handicapped accessible.

Rotary Pavilion, Cadillac City Park

All throughout the summer, The Rotary Pavilion is occupied nightly with Musical Entertainment! Thursday evening is designated to “World Class Jazz”, Sunday evenings one of our local churches will provided spiritual entertainment and Monday evenings the Clam Lake Dredge Band will be have the audience up and movin’.

The Sound Garden

Chestnut Street across from Lake Cadillac.
A musical collaboration of wood and metal.

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