Madden's offers more recreational amenities than any other resort in the Midwest. No matter what your sport, we probably can satisfy it here.
At the Tennis & Croquet Club you'll find tennis courts, USCA-sanctioned carefully manicured croquet lawns, lawnbowling, sand volleyball, horseshoes, badminton, shuffleboard.
Madden's also offers five swimming pools (2 outdoor, 3 indoor) with whirlpools and saunas, a kid's wading pool, outdoor hot tub overlooking Gull Lake, a 15-person hot tub, our own Gull Lake waterpark with trampolines and water toys, exercise facility, trapshooting, and a naturalist who will entertain and educate.
Madden's has three sand beaches on over a mile of shoreline and a fully equipped marina offering all types of watercraft.
All Things Water - A visit to Madden's won't be complete without spending a great day on beautiful Gull Lake. We have it all...from rowboats to waterskiing!
Madden's Wakeboarding and Waterski School is available July 1 through Labor Day, 10 am -6 pm daily.
Our Malibu Ski boat is equipped with a boom which extends off the side of the boat assuring riders success just about every time! This technique gives the rider proper form before they try off the rope behind the boat. The Malibu is also equipped with warmers for those chilly mornings on Gull Lake. Our waterski instructors are CPR and lifeguard trained to assure the safety of our guests.
Full Service Marina - Madden's has a full service marina for all your watersports needs. You may reserve a boat when making your room reservations or by calling the Marina. Madden's also has it's own private boat landing for guests to launch their own watercraft.
Trap Shooting - Trap shooting is available right here on our grounds and is a regularly scheduled activity certain weekdays during the summer. A scorekeeper and trap setter will be on duty.
Biking - Enjoy a fabulous family biking adventure on over 100 miles (58 paved) of beautiful Northwoods trails on the Paul Bunyan Trail, bike ride around Madden's or venture out and tour around Gull Lake.
Tennis, Croquet,Or Shuffleboard Anyone? Or Anything Your Heart Desires!