Clam River Greenway

Why it’s great for the first time hiker & biker…

This 1.6 mile pathway is perfect for hikers and bikers looking to explore the neighborhoods of Cadillac along with information kiosks and scenic overlooks.


Best segment(s) for a 2 hours or less hike:

The entire trail can be completed in under 2 hours.

Trail Description

This 1.6 mile trail segment connects people, neighborhoods and resources all within the City of Cadillac. Beginning on the North Shore of Lake Cadillac near the Cadillac Area Public Schools High/Middle School Campus, this trail is used by locals and travelers alike looking to enjoy the natural beauty of the Clam River.

Popular features of the Greenway include a sound garden, sundial, kinder music flowers, and bridges that open to the Clam River allowing for great fishing opportunities.

Born from community inspiration and collaboration, the greenway is a scenic pathway for a casual stroll, a leisurely bike ride, or cross-country skiing jaunt in the winter. Most sections of the greenway are insulated from city streets and offer numerous seating areas and stopping points, making the path a nice alternative for children and seniors.

Difficulty: Beginner


Trail Amenities/Quick Look:

Trailhead Locations

Chestnut Street Access

CASA Fields Access