A Suburban Oasis

Located east of Old Town Duluth awaits the beautiful twin lakes community of Cardinal Lake Estates. Known for its spectacular sunsets and family friendly environment, this quiet residential paradise is teaming with natural beauty and wildlife. 

Latest News and Events

It time to turn up your Halloween creativity and decorate your yard. This month’s CLCA Yard of the Month will […]
It’s time to show off your pumpkin carving talent! All Cardinal Lake Community Members are welcome to participate. You Can […]
Dear Members, To all members of Cardinal Lake, we are still in a PANDEMIC. Thanks for using the disinfectants down […]

Community Chest

The Cardinal Lake Community has so much to offer its residential members. Whether your an avid fisherman, power walker, backyard BBQ Master, or community activist, we welcome your community participation. 

We invite you to check back often and to participate within the sections of the community chest by uploading content and sharing your comments. If you have an idea for a new square,
let us know.

Interested in volunteering to manage a Community Chest square, please contact us!


Whether its failure to stop at the Clubhouse intersection, trespassing on the lakes, or something more serious, our community is your community. Its only as safe as you make! 

Gwinnett County Code Enforcement


Fishing is open to active CLCA Member on both Cardinal and Canary Lakes. Whether you are an avid angler or the occasional “snag” fisherman, the lakes are teaming with Bass and other assorted fish species.

Use the Catch Report to view/update daily fish counts, lakes report, and share your latest catch!


Have you ever wondered what delectable cuisine your neighbor is smoking on their BBQ? Then the Backyard BBQ portal is just for you.

Use this portal to view/share BBQ recipes, prepare for the annual CLCA Chile cook-off and more.



The current COVID-19 pandemic has place a hold on “Cardinal Lake its Friday” events. Rest assured our infamous C.L.I.F events will return.



We have many families moving into our neighborhood with young children in need of interaction. This square is devoted to the youth of Cardinal Lake. Check here for Book Mobile, support groups, and other special events designed for our younger community members,


Local Business Referrals

Looking for a great auto mechanic, lawn care service, or restaurant. These business want your business. Check here for recommendations, promotions
and special offers.

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Nature and Wildlife

Have you ever wondered why the deer are eating your favorite plants? Was that a Blue Heron spotted on the Lake? We are working to update this section to provide you greater knowledge of the Cardinal Lake habitat and ecosystem.


New Neighbor Welcome

If you, or someone you know, are new to the neighborhood, we would like to welcome you officially with a Cardinal Lake Civic Association Welcome basket.

Use our Contact form to notify us. Interested in CLCA Membership, visit our Membership page.
Welcome New Neighbor!

Membership has its Advantages. Join us!