Hike the Heritage Nature Trail in Cadillac’s William Mitchell State Park

The nature trail is unpaved but rather flat, and you have a good chance of seeing unique wildlife the further into the marsh that you walk.

The Heritage Nature Trail at William Mitchell State Park

From the state park’s Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center, you can access the 2.5-mile Heritage Nature Trail.

Along the way are places to sit and 10 interpretive signs that give you information about the animals, plants, and other nature.

Heritage Marsh is an ideal habitat for a wide variety of wildlife. While you’re walking the path, you can see a range of animals.

About Heritage Marsh & the Wildlife

Other Activities & Facilities Within William Mitchell State Park

The Heritage Nature Trail can get busy on the weekends, so the extra activity might scare away some of the wildlife.

Fishing at Mitchell State Park

On the 1,150-acre Lake Cadillac and 2,580-acre Lake Mitchell, you can expect fine walleye fishing.

The sites that line the Clam Lake Canal are the most sought-after for docking boats nearby. A couple of cabins are available too.

Camping at the Park

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