Double J Ranch Horseback Riding

By: Jetsetters Magazine

Double JJ Resort is a four-season, full-service dude ranch in the Midwest. It is located in Rothbury, Michigan. 

At Double JJ Resort you will find

  • 1,000 acres of ranch property,
  • Three large lakes
  • The Thoroughbred Golf Club
  • Sundance Saloon & Steakhouse 
  • Back Forty resort for kids and families
  • 60,000-square-foot of Gold Rush Indoor Waterpark

Double JJ Resort
Facilities include the Back Forty Barn (, with a general store, ice cream parlor, a 'Waterin Hole' swimming complex with a 150 waterslide and a dining hall complete with a mechanical bull.

  • The ranch offers horseback riding, archery and rifle ranges and canoeing on the Big Wildcat Lake. Winter activities are offered at the ranch. From tubing and cross-country skiing to dog-sledding and snowmobiling. 
  • Gold Rush Indoor Waterpark
    60,000 square feet of pure water park excitement. Slide down Western Michigan’s tallest indoor waterslide. You will find thrill slides, a lazy/crazy river, wave pool, water fort, toddler pool, water basketball, and hot tubs. $25admin fee per person.

  • Thoroughbred Golf Club
    The golf course is stunning and dramatic. It offers 18 holes with four sets of tees for golfers of all abilities to enjoy.  In 1993, it surpassed Michigan’s finest to become the Best New Course. Rated four and half star rating by Golf Digest
  • Back Forty Barn,
    Saddle up for horseback trail rides. The trail rides on Sunday and Monday were an absolute blast. The ride through the river beds and steep hills that were absolutely breath-taking.

Accomodations at Double JJ Resort

  • Outdoor Camping
    You can opt for camping or stay at our RVs. The Back Forty Campground & RV Park is the ideal place. Cabins are available for lodging, as well as teepees and Conestoga wagons for families with children aged seven and older.
  • Stay at Log Cabins
    The Back Forty Cabins bring a wilderness feel to your modern vacation. These log cabins is perfect for an extended family stay for 6 people. 
  • Unusual accommodations at the Double JJ include teepees and Conestoga Wagons for kids only; right - secluded Back 40 cabins. Below - The rustic 'Loft' on the Thoroughbred Golf Course.
  • Thoroughbred Loft is a gorgeous three story rustic hotel with running water, television, telephone, a minifridge and even Jacuzzis in select suites. Don't expect plush carpeting or mahogany furnishings, but after a day on the ranch, you will welcome the room for what it was designed for sleeping.

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