Resort Activities

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, 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.

Sporting Activities

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: Enjoy scenic rides around the property ranging from 1–13 miles for up to two hours per session. Road bikes and local area maps are 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, tubing, campfire storytelling, nature walks & more! Stop by the front desk for our activity schedule.

At Sugar Lake Lodge, the Fun Never Stops

Activities With Rental Fees

Explore our resort activities with small rental fees below!

Pontoon & Fishing Boat

Take a relaxing ride on the pontoon or cast your line in from a motorized fishing boat.


Ride the waves! Enjoy a thrilling tubing session behind our jetski. From late June through mid to late August, we schedule complimentary tubing sessions on Monday–Thursday and Saturdays.

Guided Fishing

The Grand Rapids area plays host to some of Minnesota’s best fishing guides. Stop by the front desk for guide recommendations!

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 for more info!

Make A Reservation at Sugar Lake Lodge

Book online, give us a call at 218-327-1462, or send us a message!