Keith McKellop Walkway

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

At just 1 mile in total length, this is ideal for families looking for a casual stroll. This walkway is also completely ADA accessible with many great stopping locations to stop and enjoy the wildlife on Lake Cadillac.


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

The entire segment can be completed (out and back) in under 2 hours.

Trail Description

1 mile walkway along the eastern shoreline of Lake Cadillac. Watch the sunset over Lake Cadillac while taking in one of many summer concerts in the Rotary Performing Arts Pavilion. The Walkway is also connected to the Cadillac City Park/Cadillac Commons, City Boat Launch, Blackburn Skate Park, Clam River Greenway, Sound Garden, Veteran’s Memorial, and public restrooms with several parking areas along the route. Leashed pets are welcome. Please leash and pick up after your pets when using any public trail system.

Difficulty: Beginner


Trail Amenities/Quick Look:

  • Pavement
  • Benches along the Route
  • Non-Motorized Only
  • Information Stations
  • Public Park/Picnic Facilities
  • Restrooms

Trailhead Locations

Cadillac High School Access

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Note: This is located near the “end” of the trail.

City Park Access

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Note: This is located near the “start” of the trail.

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The Michigan's Great Outdoors collaborative consists of five Northern Michigan counties all working together to promote tourism in the region.  With so many hiking, biking, winter sports, and ORV trails in the region that dynamically connect these counties, this site is devoted to educate the first-time visitor to the region looking to explore the great outdoors for the first time.  We welcome you to browse this site and explore all this region has to offer.