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Michigan State Parks

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William Mitchell State Park
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WILLIAM MITCHELL STATE PARK
WILLIAM MITCHELL STATE PARK
6093 East M-115
Cadillac, Michigan   49601

Phone: 231-775-7911
William Mitchell State Park is a popular camping, fishing and boating destination. The 334-acre park is situated between Lake Mitchell and Lake Cadillac and provides an excellent opportunity to view a variety of wildlife on the outskirts of Cadillac. The park was officially dedicated in 1919. A historic canal connects the two lakes and runs directly through the park.

Passes
The Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into state parks and recreation areas, state boat launches, state forest campgrounds and state trail parking lots. Details and information on how to obtain your Michigan Recreation Passport can be found by visiting the MICHIGAN RECREATION PASSPORT web page.
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Fishing
Lakes Mitchell and Cadillac are noted as fine walleye fisheries. The 1,150-acre Lake Cadillac is an extremely popular attraction and anglers can expect good catches of perch, walleye, panfish and bass. The quarter-mile canal that connects the two lakes is a popular place for children to shore fish in the park, and in the evening, many fish for bullheads.


Location
William Mitchell State Park is located near Cadillac
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Trails
The Heritage Nature Trail starts at the Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center and is about 2.5 miles in length. The trail is actually a study area that supports a variety of plants and wildlife, including whitetail deer, wild turkeys, beavers, great blue heron and other species of waterfowl. The trail is mostly a woodchip path with bridges and boardwalks for an easy hike around the wetland areas.

Trails in the park:

Mitchell-Heritage Nature Trail - 2.5 (Miles), Hiking, Cross Country Ski


Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
December 26 by Margie
We decided to camp for the first time here last year and had so much fun. There are so many great activities for the kids and they love to be able to fish all day on the channel. We are excited and looking forward to going even longer this year! :)
December 2 The best place to camp by Kelsey
THIS IS THE BEST PLACE TO CAMP(:
February 17 I love this place!
This campground has brought many good times to my family when i was a kid ,now i am glad i can share it with my family and my son. once a happy camper always a happy camper and you pass it on and on just like my parents did! Thanks for being there!
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Area Campgrounds
Camp Cadillac
10621 East 34th Road
Cadillac, MI
231-775-9724
Cadillac Woods Campground
23163 M 115
Cadillac, MI
The Campground L.L.C.
10330 East M-42
Manton, MI
231-824-9111
Birchwood Resort
6545 East M 115
Cadillac, MI

Directions
Park is located 3 miles N. on M-115 from US 131.
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Michigan
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Michigan State Parks

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