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Saddle Ridge Cabins

Saddle Ridge Cabin

Cran_Hill Ranch Dorm Room

Five Cabins Appaloosa Lookout, Buckskin Bend, Mustang Valley, Palomino Pass Quarter Horse Canyon
Capacity 36 per cabin
2 Bunk Rooms w/ bathrooms
2 Leader Rooms w/ shared bathroom
1 Meeting Space
Gas Fireplace
TV & DVD Player
Microwave & Mini-Refrigerator
Meal Package Required

The Lodge

The Lodge

Capacity: 60
7 Bunk Rooms
2 Bathrooms
3 Meeting Spaces
Gas Fireplace
TV & DVD Player
Meal Package Required

Retreat Center

Retreat Center

Cran-Hill RetreatCenter

Capacity: 35
5 Bunk Rooms
2 Bathrooms
2 Meeting Spaces
Wood Fireplace
TV & DVD Player
Recreation Area
Full Kitchen
Dining Area
Meal Package Optional

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Meeting Rooms / Areas

Cran-Hill Ranch offers meeting space attached to each of the overnight lodging facilities. This space is complimentary and any additional meeting spaces may incur rental & set-up fee.

Saddle Ridge Cabins

Saddle Ridge Cabin

Saddle Ridge Meeting Room


Each cabin has a 20'x35' meeting room with fireplace. Each meeting room has a max occupancy of 98 people or 50 people with chairs.

The Lodge

The Lodge

Campsite Shelter

The Lodge Wood Room

Dining Hall

The Lodge has 3 distinct meeting rooms that can be used separately or combined to meet the needs of your group.

Meeting Room Size Max Occupancy Max w/Chairs
Wood Room 19'x40' 109 80
Fireside Room 23'x48' 158 120
Dining Room 46'x48' 315 230

Retreat Center

Retreat Center

Retreat Center

Retreat Center Downstairs

The Retreat Center has 2 meeting rooms, one on each level.

Meeting Room Size Max Occupancy Max w/Chairs
Upstairs 23'x24' 78 55
Downstairs 37'x40' 211 158

Stone House
Stone House

Stone House Porch

The Stone House has an enclosed,13'x31', heated porch that has a max occupancy of 57 people or 40 people w/ chairs.

Lakeview Cottage
Lakeview Cottage Lakeview cottage has 2 meeting rooms, one on each level.

Meeting Room Size Max Occupancy Max w/Chairs
Upstairs 16'x20' 48 30
Downstairs 15'x30' 42 25

A-Frame Cabins

Cran-Hill Ranch Rustic Cabin

Cran-Hill Ranch Rustic Site

Our A-Frame Cabin area has12 cabins, sleeping 76 people. It also has it's own meeting room 27'x31'. The meeting room has a max occupancy of 119 people or 90 people w/ chairs.
This area is carved out of our jack pine forest and includes it's own shower and rest room facility.

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40' CLIMBING TOWER Gear up and climb our newly renovated climbing tower. Learn the skills to belay and climb, working as a group to achieve success for everyone.
HIGH ROPES COURSE Challenge yourselves as you ascend 30' into the trees to face nine different elements, overcome fears, and learn to trust.
TEAM BUILDING INITIATIVES Work together as you focus on communication and problem solving, challenging your selves as a group.
OTHER OPTIONS 3 miles of nature trails, Mountain & Road Biking, Guided Adventures, Archery, Riflery,


TRAIL RIDES Explore the beautiful wooded trails around the Ranch on horseback. These walking rides are approximately 45 minutes.
PONY RIDES A great introduction for kids to experience a horse ride as they are hand-led around one of our horse arenas.
WAGON RIDES Choose between horse-drawn or tractor-drawn wagon rides for a time for fun and fellowship as you explore the area around the Ranch.
PETTING FARM A wide variety of farm animals are within reach as you go to visit with them.

Winter Activities
ICE CLIMBING With ice ax in hand and cramp-ons on your boots, challenge yourselves with an ascent 30' into the trees as you climb to the top of the Ice Wall.
SNOWSHOEING Explore the wonder of winter on the many trails around the Ranch.
X-COUNTRY SKIING Ski through the woods to quiet lakes and beautiful scenery as you experience winter a new way.
OTHER OPTIONS 3 Tubing Hills, Broomball, Ice Skating

RIVER TUBING Experience a favorite local adventure! Join your friends as you float down the Muskegon River on an inner tube.
RIVER CANOEING Paddle down a local river with your family or friends, as you see some of the most beautiful scenery in Michigan.
BOATING Explore Hillview or Cranberry Lake by rowboat, canoe or kayak.
SWIMMING Laugh and play on our sandy beach and splash in our spacious swim area in Hillview Lake.

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Food Service

Cran-Hill Ranch strives to offer excellent food service for our guests. It has been described as: "Some of the best camp food ever", "10 out of 10", "The choices of food are excellent". Whether you are a group of 15 or 400, we can serve each meal so everyone is satisfied. Meals are served buffet style in the Lodge Dining Room. We also work with all groups for food allergies and dietary needs.


Entrees Scrambled Eggs, French Toast, Pancakes
Sides Sausage, Bacon, Ham, Yogurt, Granola, Bagels, Toast, Fruit
Drinks Juice, Coffee, Milk, Water

Entrees Hamburgers, Chicken Sandwich, Soup & Sandwiches
Sides Full Salad Bar, Fries, Vegetables, Fruit, Dessert
Drinks Juice, Coffee, Milk, Water

Entrees: Chicken Breast, Baked Ziti, Lasagna, Chicken Tenders, Taco Bar
Sides: Full Salad Bar, Mashed Potatoes, Bread sticks, Vegetables, Dessert
Drinks: Juice, Coffee, Milk, Water

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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.

"Thank you for allowing us to use your facility as we quested after God this week. You have a beautiful facility and I have been overly blessed being here. God has spoken to me through His wilderness on your property. I am forever changed. Thank you again and I pray blessings on your Ranch! "

—Reuben Tacoma

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