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, or our 14’ Hobie Cat sailboat.

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. The pool is OUTDOOR and is subject to open and close based on weather and time of year.

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.

Outdoor Activities

Activities? Yeah, we’re familiar. As self-proclaimed elite athletes, we offer these outdoor activities designed to ensure bragging rights.  Remember – a little healthy competition is good for all of us.

Bicycles & Hiking: Enjoy scenic rides around the property ranging from 1–13 miles for up to two hours per session. Cruiser bikes are available for check out at the front desk. Get your hike on at Sugar Hills – a  series of hiking trails just 5 minutes down the road or grab your mountain bikes – the highly renowned Tioga Mountain Biking  Trails are a 9-minute drive away!

Tennis , Pickleball, & Basketball: Hit your share of winners! Play tennis on our regulation-sized court or pickleball at one of our two brand-new pickleball courts. OR challenge Tim & Brady to a riveting game of HORSE for resort-wide clout.

Horseshoes & Bocce Ball: Try your luck at a game of horseshoes or a get a group together for a round of bocce ball. Watch your ankle bones.

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. Lake maps are available at the front desk.

Our Guided Group Activities are back!

During the summer months of late June through mid-August, we offer scheduled group activities including, campfire storytelling, nature walks and youth golf clinics and 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. Boat Rental reservations can be made at the Front Desk!

Guided Fishing

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

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

Give us a call at 218-327-1462, or send us a message!