• Woodlands Activity Center 3

    Woodlands Activity Center

Woodlands Activity Center 2

For guests and visitors alike, the Woodlands brings to life the natural wonders and family-friendly activities that are already favorites of Mackinac Island.

Woodlands Activity Center includes a new suite of amenities and activities, including:
– Recreation court
– Bike rentals
– The Gem 18 hole miniature golf
– Greenhouse to host activities and guided tours about the native flora on the island

The Gem Miniature Golf

A miniature golf course for the fun and fancy of it. An 18-hole miniature golf course lets the whole family get into the swing of the game. The Gem is designed to blend in with the natural surroundings of the grounds of Grand Hotel.

Miniature Golf Pricing per round:

$15 – ages 13 and older

$12 ages 12 and younger

Nature Center

In keeping with our love of gardens and our pride in all things Mackinac Island, plants and flowers native to the island will be the stars of a new working greenhouse at the Woodlands Activity Center. Delight your senses by spending some rejuvenating time taking in the sights and fragrances of the greenhouse, and also expand your knowledge.

Visit the Secret Garden and enjoy rotating florals in a stunning display.

Recreation Courts

Give it your all on the center’s recreation courts – pickleball, bocce ball and shuffleboard set the stage for some friendly competition. The recreation courts are available to rent hourly.

Pickleball Court – $40.00/hour

Bocce Ball Court – $20.00/hour

Shuffleboard Court – $20.00/hour


With over 70 miles of natural and paved trails, Mackinac Island is the perfect place to get outdoors. Bicycles are available for rent between 9:00 AM and 5:30 PM. There is a two-hour minimum rental on all bicycles.

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