West Michigan Tourist Association


Kenwood Park & Beach – over 300 feet of sandy beach on the northern shoreline of Lake Cadillac offers a full bathhouse, daytime lifeguards, bathrooms, boat launch, children’s playground with ark, pavilion, foot bridge and picnic areas, and an 18 & 9 hole Disc golf course.

Mitchell State Park* - over 100 feet of public beach on Lake Cadillac and over 200 feet of public beach on Lake Mitchell, both include boat launchs, bathrooms, pavilion, swings, grills, picnic areas.

Hemlock Park – over 50 feet of beach on the southwestern corner of Lake Mitchell, a national forest park, rustic camping, water, vault toilets and on the trail system.

Cadillac City Park – over 100 feet of sandy beach and grassy shoreline on the eastern shores of Lake Cadillac, spanning over 3 miles with lake access, two beaches, swing sets, bathrooms and boat launch/parking.


Boat Launches –

   City– located just off Chestnut close to downtown on the north side of Lake Cadillac, plenty of parking available.
   Kenwood – located in Kenwood Park on northern shoreline of Lake Cadillac, ample parking available.
   Mitchell State Park – on the east side of M-55 launch into Lake Mitchell alongside the beach.
   Thirsty’s  -  public access across the Street from Thirsty’s (formerly home of the Elmrest Bear) into Lake Mitchell.


All public areas, including beaches require a dog to be leashed and are open 24/7 at your own risk.  Life guards on duty varies from park to park, check www.cadillacmichigan.com after Memorial Day for specifics.