A family campground like no other

Family Camp at Cran-Hill Ranch - Top family destination

At Cran-Hill Ranch no matter how you like to camp we have a spot for you. Our campgrounds can accomadate anything from a tent to the largest of RVs. All of our sites have 30amp electric and water, with an on-site dump station. Each site has a picnic table and fire pit. Our sites are all natural, no concrete slabs here! We have 4 different camping areas to choose from. So if you need a small shady spot for a tent, a big grassy spot for your motor home, or want to camp in a group, we have room for you. We also have 3 playgrounds for your kids, so no matter where you stay, fun is not far away.


Reservations can be made by calling our Office at (231) 796-7669. One of our staff will help you find the best campsite and dates for your visit! If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

1) Full-Week Reservations - Sunday to Sunday reservations can be made one year in advance.
2) Church Campouts (Group Camping): Requests for Church Campouts can be made on/after October 1. Click here for the Church Campout Reservation Packet.

STANDARD RESERVATIONS (anything shorter than a full week or extensions to Church Campout reservations)
All other reservations can be made on/after the first Monday in December.

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  1:00 PM - 5:00 PM



Guests staying in the Cran-Hill Ranch campground have many exciting Cran-Hill activities and offerings. From horseback riding to crafts and fishing there is plenty here for you to enjoy. Activities vary depending on the season. Take a look at the full list of activities. Or download a copy of the Dispatch, our summer information booklet.


Family Ministry Weeks

Family Camp is a focused, weeklong stay in one of Cran-Hill Ranch’s campground sites or cottages allowing your family to take advantage of the many week long ministry and recreational activities from Monday – Sunday. Learn more about Family Ministry Weeks at Cran-Hill Ranch.

Group Camping

Cran-Hill works with churches to organize summer camping events called Church Campouts. These campouts can be arranged far in advance to resreve enough campsites for your entire group. If your church would like to arrange a Church Campout, click here for instructions and forms.


Area Attractions

Wtih so much to do at Cran-Hill you’ll never want to leave. But, if you want to enjoy world-class golf or have to catch that new movie while on your vacation, you’ll find what you need just minutes from Cran-Hill.

Falcon Head Golf Club   www.falconheadgc.com
13120 Northland Dr. Big Rapids, MI 49307

FSU Katke Golf Course   www.katkegolf.com
1003 Perry St. Big Rapids, MI 49307

Meceola Country Club
1477 150th Ave. Big Rapids, MI 49307

St. Ives Golf Club
9900 St. Ives Drive Stanwood, MI 49346

Tullymore Golf Club
11969 Tullymore Stanwood, MI 49346

Big Rapids Cinemas
213 S. Michigan Ave. Big Rapids, MI 49307

Ferris State University Rec Center   www.ferris.edu/urec
401 South St. Big Rapids, MI 49307

The Gate Entertainment Center   www.thegatesiteonline.com
706 Perry Ave. Big Rapids, MI 49307

To learn about more area attractions visit www.mecostacounty.com or call Cran-Hill Ranch at 231-796-7669