Explore the two lakes right in the heart of Cadillac and the businesses and attractions along the way.

Sights: Lake Cadillac | Lake Mitchell | Downtown Cadillac

The Cadillac Lakes Route takes you on a 20-mile trip around both of our lakes right in the heart of the greater Cadillac Area.  Beginning in the heart of Cadillac at the Cadillac Commons, you can drive along the southern shore of both Lake Cadillac and Lake Mitchell before turning north along the western edge of Lake Cadillac. The beautiful route will take you into the Manistee National Forest to the west and pop you back out into an area known as “Cadillac West” where you can stop at the Mitchell State Park, Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center and the Heritage Nature Trail.  After a quick hike, continue along the north shore of Lake Cadillac and enjoy the Clam River Greenway and Keith McKellop Walkway before ending at the Cadillac Commons.

Route #1: Color Status Update | September 1, 2020

Fall Color along our Cadillac Lakes Route is still mostly green. There are a few early turning trees that make their move early in the season that are starting to show early signs of color, but the vast majority of our region is still enjoying the 70 degree days and color is still a little ways off.


Top Spots and Fall Color destinations you will want to check out along the Lakes Route!



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