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Be a sledhead in Cadillac

The Cadillac area has a vast trail system that spreads through the Huron Manistee National Forest with over 200 miles of groomed trails, which connects north, south and west for days of sledding fun.

Northern Michigan Ice Fishing

Lakes Mitchell & Cadillac are known for consistent pike, walleye, bluegill, and crappie that are typically caught from the ice.

ALL WAYS TO EXPLORE
IN CADILLAC, MICHIGAN

Nature is calling you to explore ALL WAYS CADILLAC…our rolling, forest-covered hills, ample rivers, diverse lakes, and varied trails all interconnect and span for miles and miles of fun.

When the sunsets are earlier and hang on the rim, the autumn leaves begin to turn with vivid reds and golds coloring the river valleys and forests. With over 500,000 acres of National Forest, our late September thru October Color Tours are a must-see, a ‘bucket list’ item for sure. The Cadillac region is also the geographic center of Michigan and boasts the highest elevation in the state. The shifting winds across Lake Michigan keep the winter white on our trails and ski hills longer, and freeze our lakes earlier than most. Skiers, snowmobilers, cross-country skiers, ice fishermen… they all co-exist in our region.

Come join us!


 


 

MILES OF MULTI-USE 4 SEASON TRAILS

ORV/ATV TRAILS WITHIN 20 MINUTES OF DOWNTOWN

WINTER ENTHUSIASTS WELCOME!

 

Enjoy this video detailing all the snow related activities that can be found within the Greater Cadillac Area.

 

 

 

GREATER CADILLAC AREA EVENTS

All year-round Cadillac draws crowds for its events and festivals, with live music, vintage cars, craft beer, and even better company. Our central location in Northern Michigan makes our town the perfect spot to gather and celebrate all there is to love about Michigan. So grab your friends and head our way. We are cooking up some great events for the coming year!


SIGNATURE EVENTS IN CADILLAC

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Silver Streak @ Caberfae Peaks

February 20 |
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until March 19, 2020

Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, those 50 and older can get a lift ticket, equipment rental, and a complimentary beginner lesson for only $19!

College Nights @ Caberfae Peaks

February 21 |
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until March 20, 2020

Show a valid student college ID and receive huge discounts every Monday, Wednesday & Friday!  Discounts get better as the day goes on, and end with a $9 lift ticket at 6 pm.   The student college discount has no exclusion dates, but must show a valid & current college ID at the ticket window.  Reminder that slopes close at 5 pm on Mondays.

Lantern Lit Snowshoe Hike

February 21 | @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 28, 2020

Join us for a Winter Lantern Lit Night Hike. A short loop and a long loop are available, with over 70 lanterns to light the way! If you were to bring a furry friend, they need to be on a 6 foot leash. The fun is at the Carl T Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center in Mitchell State Park. We provide the trail, bonfire, and hot chocolate, but you provide the fun, so come and enjoy the evening. A photo…

CASO Chili Cook-Off & Hockey Game

February 22 | @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Cadillac Area Silent Observer Chili Cook-off formally part of the NASF is continuing the tradition together with our Second Annual Hockey Game Fundraiser. Come enjoy an evening of great Chili and Hockey while promoting safer communities. Chili Cook-Off 6:00-7:00 Hockey Game 7:30 Silent Auction items Intermission games $25/family. $10/adults. $5/students. Free/5 and under

Emilee Petersmark – Gopherwood Concert

February 22 | @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

We are pleased to announce the addition of Emilee Petersmark to our schedule at the Cadillac Elks Lodge. Many of you will know Emilee as part of the great Michigan band The Crane Wives. This time around she'll be performing solo. We are excited to welcome her to our stage and are sure you will enjoy her unique songwriting talents. NEW! Concert attendees may now get a 10% discount at Raven Brewing and BBQ in downtown Cadillac. Present your ticket…

Family Fun-Day Sunday @ Caberfae Peaks

February 23 |
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 29, 2020

Sundays in January, February & March are Family Fun-Day Sunday.  Caberfae Peaks invites all families to spend some time on the slopes and learn to ski & snowboard together.  Package includes lift tickets, ski or snowboard rentals and a beginner group lesson for a family of three from 3 pm to close for only $59.   Additional family members are only $15 each.  Must have coupon to qualify for discount.

College Nights @ Caberfae Peaks

February 24 |
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until March 20, 2020

Show a valid student college ID and receive huge discounts every Monday, Wednesday & Friday!  Discounts get better as the day goes on, and end with a $9 lift ticket at 6 pm.   The student college discount has no exclusion dates, but must show a valid & current college ID at the ticket window.  Reminder that slopes close at 5 pm on Mondays.

Silver Streak @ Caberfae Peaks

February 25 |
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until March 19, 2020

Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, those 50 and older can get a lift ticket, equipment rental, and a complimentary beginner lesson for only $19!

College Nights @ Caberfae Peaks

February 26 |
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, repeating until March 20, 2020

Show a valid student college ID and receive huge discounts every Monday, Wednesday & Friday!  Discounts get better as the day goes on, and end with a $9 lift ticket at 6 pm.   The student college discount has no exclusion dates, but must show a valid & current college ID at the ticket window.  Reminder that slopes close at 5 pm on Mondays.

Silver Streak @ Caberfae Peaks

February 26 |
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until March 19, 2020

Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, those 50 and older can get a lift ticket, equipment rental, and a complimentary beginner lesson for only $19!

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GRAB A MAP

When you can explore as much as you can in Cadillac, you need to have the right maps that make it easy to get around. Explore our website, you will find maps everywhere, but here are the top sought out maps so you can get out and start exploring as soon as possible!

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SNOWMOBILING IN THE GREATER CADILLAC AREA

The Boon Bonfire

Taking to the trails, we leave from the Caberfae Trailhead on Trail 638 towards 637 headed to the Boon Bonfire. Our group is made up of novice to experienced riders, so the ride starts off touring 15 mph to a forest trail that will remind you of a...

Be a Sledhead in Cadillac

Over 200 miles of groomed trails Cadillac boasts over 200 miles of continuous trails within the National Forest. Snowmobile enthusiasts have two options from hotels along the trails, or to trailer their sleds to very well-kept trailheads along the system....

Hit the Cadillac Snowmobile Trails – Video Post

Cadillac Snowmobiling Trails Listen to an avid snowmobiler, trail groomer and business owner, Pete Finch, of Coyote Crossing Resort, offer insight into the long-time snowmobile culture of the Greater Cadillac Area – checking into Cadillac Winter...

EXPLORE WINTER FROM THE LOCAL EXPERTS

The Science of Snowmaking

An overview of snowmaking operations at Caberfae Peaks with their snowmaking expert, Tim Meyer, article written by Maralee Cook. Picture this: You’re enjoying the outdoor heated pool and spa late at night at Caberfae Peaks Resort, gazing up at the stars after an...

10 Reasons Canadians LOVE Caberfae Peaks on Winter Break

By Joy Vandrie The Canadian Winter Break covers two awesome spring skiing weekends in Northern Michigan, March 10-20, 2017. During these two weekends, Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort, in northwest Michigan offers the following top 10 reasons Canadians love to...

Horizontal Glide – XC Skiing in Cadillac

Cross County Skiing in Cadillac While Caberfae Peaks offers plenty of thrills for alpine skiers, cross-country skiers can delight in a trio of free, groomed, public trail systems in the Cadillac area. Nearest to Caberfae Peaks is the 10 mile-long McKenzie...

Cadillac Pathway

The Cadillac Pathway is an 11.3-mile pathway with six loops on the pathways. The Cadillac Pathway is a multi-use, non-motorized recreation trail open for users year-round. The Pathway is on State-owned lands managed by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The...

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