Paddling Cadillac

Time to get back to nature and enjoy the beautiful waters of Northern Michigan. With three incredible inland lakes, and 200+ miles of river that are awaiting your next floating adventure, we are sure to impress with our water and river recreation. In addition, you can also relax at any of our area parks, many of which allow you to enjoy beautiful water views.

 

Cadillac is home to abundant access points to water allowing you to truly “explore your way.” There are so many family-friendly river and lake recreational opportunities to enjoy time with the entire family or a group of your closest friends. Spring, summer or fall, the area rivers meander and offer exceptional group entertainment, and beautiful views. When summer days come to a close, try a Fall Color Tour from a kayak or canoe for a different perspective of nature's glory.

 

Several conveniently located liveries make it very easy for visitors to experience the pure paddling pleasure that awaits you here in the Cadillac area. Below find a list of related liveries, linked river map, and brief descriptions of the rivers.

One with nature at the Carl T. Johnson Hunting & Fishing Center

By Maralee Cook Ever wonder what the difference between a coyote and wolf is?  How about between a red and gray fox?   How big is an Elk? What does a black bear sound like? You can see, hear and feel for yourself the qualities of many of Northern...

Out and About, Fishing Hotspots for Free Fishing Weekend

By Dave Foley: The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has designated   June 10-11 as Free Fishing Weekend. That’s right, no license needed. Residents and out-of-state visitors may fish fish for free on both inland and Great Lakes waters, but fishing regulations...

Out & About, Steelhead on the Move

By Dave FoleyRivers like the Pere Marquette, as well as the Big and Little Manistee, get a little crowded after Labor Day as thousands of salmon leave Lake Michigan to push up these steams to spawn.From late August until September king and coho salmon...

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Located in the heart of Michigan’s Huron-Manistee National Forest, Pine River Paddlesports Center is where family fun begins. We’re up North but close by.
Rentals Available:
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9590 S. M-37, Wellston, Michigan 49689
Chippewa Landing’s friendly service, natural setting, and top quality equipment will always assure a great paddlesport experience. The first and friendliest name in camping, [...]
Rentals Available:
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10420 Chippewa Landing Trail, Manton, Michigan 49663

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