Resort Activities at Sugar Lake Lodge
Most Minnesota resorts charge an extra fee for their best activities. At Sugar Lake Lodge, several of our top activities, like kayak & canoe rental, are included with your stay—ABSOLUTELY FREE! Explore our activities below.
Non-Motorized Water Sports
Have some fun on the lake! Take out a canoe, kayak, stand-up paddle board, paddle boat, rowboat, or one of our two 14’ Hobie Cat sailboats.
White-Sand Beach & Outdoor Heated Pool
Go for a swim in the crystal-blue water, build a castle in the sand, or soak up those warm summer rays and make a splash! Our beach is named “best resort beach” in Minnesota by Star Tribune, and our pool is conveniently located near the beach with a great view of Sugar Lake.
Mini Docks & Fishing
Relax, read a book, and feel those lakeside vibes on one of several personal docks. Fish for Walleye, Bass, Sunfish or Crappie. Equipment and lake maps are available at our marina boat house.
From our two super-fancy, brand-new pickleball courts to our regulation-sized tennis courts, Sugar Lake Lodge provides a plethora of the ultimate sporting experience. Don’t know how to play a certain sport? Don’t worry, we’ll teach you!
Bicycles & Hiking: Blaze new trails! Enjoy scenic rides from 1–13 miles for up to two hours per session. Available at the front desk.
Tennis & Pickleball: Hit your share of winners! Play tennis on our regulation-sized court, or pickleball at one of our two brand-new pickleball courts.
Basketball & Volleyball: Bump, set, SPIKE! Gather friends and family for a basketball or volleyball game.
Horseshoes & Bocce Ball: Try your luck at a game of horseshoes or a get a group together for a round of bocce ball.
Guided Group Activities
During the summer months from late June through mid-August, we offer scheduled group activities, including morning yoga, campfire storytelling, nature walks & more! Stop by the front desk for our activity schedule.
Pontoon & Fishing Boat
Take a relaxing ride on the pontoon or cast your line in from a motorized fishing boat.
Water Skiing & Tubing
Ride the waves! Enjoy a thrilling water skiing or tubing session behind our speed boat.
The Grand Rapids area plays host to some of Minnesota’s best fishing guides. Stop by the front desk for more information or to book a guide!
Driving Range & Championship Golf
FOOOOORE! Play a round of 18-hole golf at Sugarbrooke, practice your swing at our driving range, or work on your putting on our practice green.
Area Attractions in Grand Rapids, MN
We’re proud to be neighbors with some of the coolest attractions in the Minnesota Northwoods. From shopping downtown to exploring the Forest History Center, there’s something fun for everyone.
Browse our list of preferred area attractions or check out VisitGrandRapids.com for more info!