Fun Activities and Things to Do in Bid Rapids

Falcon Head Golf Course. This is one of the finest golf course in west central Michigan. Its 18-hole golf course has groomed fairways, rolling hills & scenic view from every angle. The café by the green offers full dinner menu, full service bar, a dance floor, and DJ service. Visit;2&p=G8192.
Katke Golf CourseKatke Golf Course. Ferris State University's Katke Golf Course ranks among the finest University-owned golf courses in the United States and is just one mile from Quality Inn & Suites Big Rapids. The course covers 6,674 yards of the gentle rolling hills that define the beautiful West Michigan landscape. Katke also offers one of the best practice facilities in all of the Midwest, including a three-hole practice course, a driving range with six target greens, and a chipping, pitching and putting green with practice bunker.

Canadian Lake Castle. In the 1960s, this castle was built by the developer of a resort community in Stanwood, MI. Canadian Lakes is about 6,000 acres in size with about a dozen lakes, indoor pool, outdoor pool, many tennis courts and 2 nine hole golf courses as well as 3 18-hole golf courses. The castle is the community’s primary clubhouse.  [Top]
Mecosta County Historical Museum. Housed in the former home of Fitch Phelps, a Big Rapids, Michigan, lumberman, the museum is home to many historical displays regarding Mecosta County. Call for a guided tour. (231) 592-5091.

Super G Ranch. For big game hunters, this is the place. Super G is a licensed, professional full time outfitter, committed to giving clients the chance of “bagging the big one.” Guided hunts include Whitetail Deer, Elk, Buffalo, and Pheasant. Visit  [Top]
Michigan Art Walk Michigan Art Walk at Ferris State University. Enjoy a dynamic collection of original artwork created entirely by award-winning Michigan artists. The featured pieces of sculptures and paintings comprise a diverse art collection that includes one of the largest freestanding canvases in the United States. To take the Michigan Art Walk tour, call 231-591-5000.

Card Wildlife Education Center. The Center is a 5,000 square foot facility located on the ground floor of the Arts and Sciences Commons building (Room 011) on the Ferris State University Campus in Big Rapids. The primary function of the Card Wildlife Education Center and Michigan Wildlife Museum is to serve as an educational resource for Ferris State University college students, K-12 school children, and members of the Michigan Community. For more information, visit  [Top]
Rankin Art Gallery. Rankin Art Gallery is part of Ferris State University. Exhibitions run through the Fall and Winter semesters (September - April) of each school year. Visit

Jim Crow Museum. On the Ferris State University, this museum houses over 4,000 pieces of racial memorabilia. The museum’s mission is “to promote racial tolerance by helping people understand the historical and contemporary expressions of intolerance."

Junction Community & Youth Center Roller/Inline Skating Rink. Founded in 1985, r Junction Community & Youth Center of Big Rapids, MI is an indoor rink and open year round. Offering adult pick-up inline/roller hockey, r Junction Community & Youth Center provides speed skating facilities with very fast floors. One of its main attractions is the Public Skating Sessions. Call (231) 796-9009 for more information.  [Top]

Quality Inn & Suites Big Rapids - MI
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