Fun Things To Do

Winter, A Perfect Time to Stay and Play at Bay Pointe!

Winter is the perfect time to indulge in a cozy winter weekend or weekday getaway that doesn't have to cost a fortune. Experience Gun Lake’s brilliant winter sunsets, Terrace Grille’s farm-to-table creations, and local area attractions when you stay and play at Bay Pointe!


Running, Hiking, and Biking Trails

Yankee Springs offers multiple trails around Gun Lake that offers great opportunities to get outside and enjoy the fresh Winter air! Compliment a perfect lakeside stay by taking part in one of the 9 most common trails for walking, hiking, and biking. If you also want to just get a quick run in around the Resort, grab one of our Running Guides from the front desk, we offer local maps with full distance ranges right from the Inn, Bay Pointe Woods, and BoatHouse Villa!

*Remember to dress for the weather! Being in the Great Lakes state, you want to make sure you pack cold weather running gear for lake effect windchill and more!

Have Fun at Gun Lake's Annual Winterfest!

A wintertime favorite loved by more than the locals is the Gun Lake Winterfest. Activities include a Beer Run, Bean Bag Tournaments, Ice Fishing Tournaments, Chili Cook-Off, and the famous Polar Bear Dip!

Winterfest weekend kicks-off February 19, 2022 and goes all weekend long. To learn more about the events and signing up for the fun, visit the Gun Lake Winterfest website at



Ski, Snowboard, and Tube at Bittersweet Ski Resort

Located only 18 miles down the road is one of West Michigan's best ski resorts, Bittersweet! The resort contains 350 vertical feet, 20 runs, 7 chairs lifts, 2 wonder carpets, and 2 rope tows. The indoor lodge is where you'll find the full service ski shop.

On staff are certified Ski Patrol ready at all times to help at the drop of a snowflake.  With private, semi-private, and group lessons through the onsite ski school, there is fun for all ages.

To learn more and book your ski passes online, visit

Gun Lake Casino

If you are looking for indoor fun this Spring, the Gun Lake Casino is just a short drive down the road. Guests enjoy a 156,000 gaming floor with over 2,000 slot machines and multiple gaming tables.

Gun Lake Casino