Activities & Recreation


Cran-Hill Ranch Family Campground Campsite

There is something for everyone at Cran-Hill Ranch! From swimming and boating in the lake to riding horses through the woods, from shooting arrows at targets to climbing a 40' tower, your family will be able to find activities for the entire family! See below for activity descriptions and information about Recreation Packages.

 

Family Camp Recreation Packages


Recreation Packages are available from the Barn Store for kids and adults! Packages are available for MID-WEEK ACTIVITIES ONLY! ALLTICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED AT ONE TIME TO RECEIVE THE DISCOUNT.

BUCKAROO (9 Years & Under)

BASIC PACKAGE
1 1-Hour Boat Rental
1 Pony Ride
1 Tie Dye
1 Target Sport (Archery or Riflery)

$22

EXTENDED PACKAGE
$10 in Barn Store Bucks
1 Rock Climb
1 1-Hour Boat Rental
1 Pony Ride
1 Tie Dye
2 Target Sport (Archery or Riflery)

$44

BRONCO (10 Years & Older)

BASIC PACKAGE
1 1-Hour Boat Rental
1 Trail Ride
1 Tie Dye
1 Target Sport (Archery or Riflery)

$39

EXTENDED PACKAGE
$10 in Barn Store Bucks
1 1-Hour Boat Rental
1 Trail Ride
1 Adventure (Rock Climb or Zip Line)
1 Tie Dye
2 Target Sport (Archery or Riflery)

$59




Family Camp Activities


GEO-CACHING
Seek and find hidden caches around the Ranch using your GPS. Pick up a Clue Card at the Barn Store.

FREE

SPORTS
There are many options for sporting activities. Choose from basketball, volleyball, tennis, softball, kickball, football, and soccer. (Equipment is available to rent at the Barn Store.)

FREE

SKATE PARK
The skate park is available for those wishing to skate board or roller blade. NO BIKES. Park closes after dark. Adult supervision and safety gear are required for all skaters.

FREE

DISC GOLF
Play our 18 hole course around the Ranch. Maps are available at the start of the course behind the Barn Store. (Discs are available to rent from the Barn Store.)

FREE

TIE DYE
Design your own Cran-Hill Ranch apparel and souvenirs! Options include bandanas, T-shirts, and pillow cases. Items will be ready to pick up within 24 hours.

$10.00 & Up

WAGON RIDES
Overnight guests can enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride around the Ranch. The ride lasts approximately 20 minutes. Free tickets are available at the Barn Store. Tickets are good for one ride.

Free

PETTING FARM
Visit a variety of animals, including goats, rabbits, chickens, sheep, donkey, llama, calves and the many barn cats.

Free

PONY RIDES
Come and lead your child in the safety of our arena. For children ages 9 and under. Tickets required.

$4.00

TRAIL RIDES
Come experience the beauty of God's creation from horseback. The ride is about 45 minutes, with instruction beforehand. LONG PANTS AND CLOSED-TOED SHOES ARE REQUIRED! No Sandals! Helmets are provided. For ages 10 and older and a minimum of 52" tall. Tickets required.

$20 (1-Hour)
$30 (2-Hour)

SWIMMING
Swimming is available on Hillview Lake. Parents/Guardians are responsible for their children. Swimming is at your own risk in areas designated for Family Camp guests. The Beach House has life preservers, water toys, and other equipment available.

Free

FISHING
Michigan Fishing License rules apply for both lakes.
Hillview Lake: A fishing dock and fish-cleaning hut is located at the east end of the campground. Fishing is prohibited in the swimming and boating areas. For personal watercraft, a boat launch is located ½ mile east of the Ranch off of 17 Mile Road.
Cranberry Lake: You may rent a boat or fish from the small dock. Guests may access the lake by foot or vehicle. Please respect the privacy of guests staying at the Prayer Cabin.

Free

BOATING
Explore Hillview Lake by canoe, rowboat, kayak or sailboat! Or choose canoeing or rowing on Cranberry Lake. Equipment is available at the Beach House. Life preservers are required.

$4.00 / hour

RIVER TUBING
Tube down the Muskegon River. The trip will last approximately 2 hours. SHOES ARE ENCOURAGED, and life preservers are provided. Gather in front of the Barn Store. Ticket required.

$7.00

HIKING
Take your family on a walk along 3 miles of nature trails through the woods and wetlands of the Ranch.

Free

ARCHERY
Pick up a bow and launch arrows at various targets. Instruction and supervision provided. Ticket required. The use of personal archery equipment is not permitted on Cran-Hill Ranch property.

$4.00

RIFLERY
Take aim at various targets using a 22-caliber rifle. Equipment, instruction and supervision provided. Ticket required. The use of personal firearms is not permitted on Cran-Hill Ranch property.

$5.00

ZIP LINE
Climb 30' into the air and ride down our 100' zip line. Riders must be at least 10 years old and wear comfortable clothes and tight fitting shoes. No sandals! All protective gear is provided. Fee includes one ride. Ticket required.

$8.00

ROCK CLIMBING
Gear up and climb our 40' tower. Choose from three levels of difficulty. Climbers must be at least 5 years old and wear comfortable clothes and tight fitting shoes. No sandals! All protective gear is provided. Ticket required.

$10.00

HIGH ROPES COURSE
Ascend 30' into the trees to face a variety of elements. Climbers must be at least 13 years old and wear comfortable clothes and tight fitting shoes (no sandals). All protective gear is provided. Ticket required.

$15.00

Find your way to Cran-Hill Ranch

Your perfect family destination is just 1hour north of Grand Rapids. Located on 300 acres of pure beauty.




"We had the best family vacation ever!! We will see you next year."

—Greg and Jill Olsen



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