ALL WAYS

EXPLORING IN WINTER

While snowmobiling, downhill skiing, snowboarding, and year-around fishing are Cadillac’s best known recreational winter pursuits, winter enthusiasts have an abundance of choices to experience the season. Cross-country skiing, trekking, snowshoeing, hunting, photographic quests, and camping adventures in this area rival any in the country.

WINTER WONDERLAND

Finding something to do in the cold weather months is EASY in Cadillac.  With a regional snowmobile trail network topping out at nearly 500 miles through 5 counties, our winter sports trail network is second to none in the lower peninsula of Michigan.

Add up our 500,000 acres of National Forest with nearly 100 miles of backcountry trails for Fat Tire biking, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing along with three inland lakes with ice fishing opportunities at every turn, you have an incredible winter opportunity in the heart of Michigan.

It doesn’t stop there, Caberfae peaks is (literally) the cherry on top, with nearly 500′ of vertical drop on 34 beautifully groomed runs.

Plan your winter getaway to Cadillac today!

Winter map of michigan with star for cadillac

QUICK STATS

MILES OF GROOMED SNOWMOBILE TRAILS

DOWNHILL SKI RUNS

MILES OF XC & SNOWSHOE TRAILS

SNOWMOBILING IN CADILLAC

Gear Up. Explore. Hit the Trails. 

SKIING & SNOWBOARDING AT CABERFAE

Grab Your Gear. Select a Slope. Hop on a Lift.

Freshly groomed natural snow

Caberfae Peaks Snow Report:

Update - March 19, 2021

BASE: 0” to 36”
NEW SNOW: 0” last 24 hrs; 0” last 48; 0” last 72; 83.5” YTD
Lifts open: 4; Slopes open: 26. LAST CALL FOR SPRING SKIING! Sunshine is in the forecast for today, Saturday & Sunday (our last day). Thank you for a wonderful season! SHOP NOW!

ICE FISHING IN CADILLAC

Head to the Ice. Drill a Hole. Drop a Line.

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING IN CADILLAC

Select a trailhead.  Strap on Your Skis. Off You Go.

open water in winter

WINTER PADDLING IN CADILLAC

Choose a Spot. Winterize Your Watercraft. Take to the River.

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