Manton, Michigan is a small town in the heart of Northern Lower Michigan. Manton is located in Wexford County, 10 miles north of Cadillac at the crossroads of US-131 and M-42, or 35 miles southeast of Traverse City. The Manton community is made up of the City of Manton and the townships of Cedar Creek, Colfax, Greenwood and Liberty. MapManton is a four-season vacation place. Come hike, fish, golf, canoe, camp, cross country ski or snowmobile.
In the spring walk in the woods looking for morel mushrooms, play golf on our amazing 18-hole golf course, Emerald Vale. Check out the campground and fish at Lake Billings, check out the farm markets which offer pure maple syrup, right from the sugar bush.
In the summer go canoeing on the Manistee River at Chippewa Landing, just 4 miles north of Manton on US-131. Get back to nature and take a walk through Manton Pathway and Gardens. Camp at the Manton RV Campground and enjoy swimming and go fishing.
In the fall the color tours are very popular as well as area hunting.
In the winter months hit the trails and snowmobile. Go to Manton Pathway and Gardens to cross country ski or snowshoe. Downhill skiing is less than 20 minutes away. Don’t forget the ice fishing and other activities on the lakes in and around Manton.
2015-16 Citizen of the Year
2015-16 Humanitarian of the Year