Snowmobiling in Cadillac

Adventure seekers will love to explore the greater Cadillac area via snowmobile. Our winter trail adventures are perfect for snowmobile groups that want an exciting sledding experience or for a more leisurely day riding with the family. Our trail system is well marked and groomed by a dedicated group that loves snowmobiling as much as you do! 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. We have area snowmobile trail reports, maps, rental outlets, information and all of the equipment that you need for your next snowmobile vacation.  See below for links or reach out to us for your snowmobiling vacation package. Please remember to ride responsibly. We want everyone to stay safe on the trails, don't exceed the speed limits, and to watch out for your fellow snowmobilers. Trail conditions change day to day; make sure to visit our Trail Report for updated news of the winter weather.

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....

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...

A Family (Winter) Weekend for $500

Enjoy the Winter White in Cadillac! Here we have outlined a complete weekend in Cadillac filled with lodging, dining shopping and of course, exploring our outdoor winter wonderland.  We have taken the guess work out of your weekend, and have outlined a...

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...

9 Things to do with a Family of 4 at North American Snow Festival for under $200

Head back to the Cadillac Commons/ City Park for more fun, from 4:30-6:30pm send the kids up in the RE/MAX tethered hot air balloon for a ride overlooking Downtown Cadillac ($10 donation from each rider to Children’s Miracle Network required) = $20 By Joy...

12 Things Your Ears & Palate will LOVE at NASF this year!

By Joy VanDrie Buy your $5 button and come hang out in the Cadillac Commons (City Park) music from Squad Car Jazz Town starts at 6pm. Be there 6-7pm for the WTCM Chili Cookoff under heated tents.   Bring some cash to grab a brew or spirit and hang out with...

Snowmobile trails are open!

Many have been in anticipation of the trails opening to ride since the cold weather set in, while others have been working on the area trails year around.   Those year around warriors are our Cadillac Area Winter Promotions volunteers.   The Cadillac Area Winter...

Cadillac Stories

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We welcome you to explore Cadillac.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT SNOWMOBILING...

 
Staging Areas
For National Forest access to our trail system, use the following Staging Areas:
  • Cadillac West Area: 33 Rd*
  • White Pine Trail Staging Area off 44 Rd
  • Caberfae Area: 13 Rd (off W M55)
  • Boon Area: By Boon Grocery (off 25 Mile road)
*Snow gauge located north of the 33 Rd Staging Area.See our list of access points on the map below 
Snowmobile Rentals
There are two locations to rent snowmobiles.  
Local Snowmobiling Resources
  • Request a Trail Map be mailed to you: Request A Map
  • Come ride with the Cadillac Winter Warriors, our local social snowmobile club.
  • Area grooming provided by the Cadillac Winter Promotions
Snowmobiling Events
  • COYOTE CUP YOUTH RACES—January - Promoting snowmobiling to the future generations. A warm up to the NASF.  Racers will enjoy a snowcross style course, consisting of curves and moguls. Snowmobiles 120cc and under, classes will be STOCK and MODIFIED, 12 and younger.  Registration begins at 8am day of the race.  Location:  Coyote Crossings Resort
  • SNOWMOBILE SAFETY WEEK—January - we will highlight safety tips throughout the week to ensure safe passage by riders, trail pedestrians and traveling public.
  • NORTH AMERICAN SNOW FESTIVAL— First full weekend of February - Chili Cook-Off, Miss NASF, Speed Fishing Tournament, Drag Races, Arm Wrestling Tournament, Fun Run, Ice Fishing Tournament, Polar Dip, and plenty of other snow fun - check out the website for event dates and details.
  • TAKE A FRIEND SNOWMOBILING— 2nd week of February - the entire week dedicated to taking friends for a snowmobile ride that have not yet partaken in this great outdoor past-time!

Staging Areas


33R Road & 48 1/2 Road Staging Area

Large gravel parking area with direct staging access to Wexford County Trail Network

Directions

White Pine Trail Staging Area

MDNR maintained staging area with large gravel parking area

Directions

Evergreen Resort

Direct Snowmobiling access from Evergreen Resort to the White Pine Trail

Directions

Coyote Crossing Resort

Direct Snowmobiling access from Coyote from large staging areas

Directions

Caberfae Trailhead

Direct Snowmobiling access near Caberfae Peaks Ski & Golf Resort

Directions

Boon Country Store

Direct Snowmobiling access and home to the Boon Country Store and famous Boon Bonfires.

Directions

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