Putt Around At These Outdoor Mini Golf Courses in Metro Detroit

Swing into fun at metro Detroit's top mini golf courses, where families can enjoy themed adventures, from pirate ships to waterfalls.

It’s time to take to the tee and practice your swing for a game or two of miniature golf with the family. Keep the games interesting and check out the attractions at these metro Detroit putt-putt courses, featuring castles, goofy creatures, Egyptian pyramids and more.

Some of us might have fond memories of mini golf courses when we were younger, or maybe it’s a new family tradition with your own children. I remember my dad, who loved playing golf, driving us around during the summer to check out different mini golf courses. My family and I used to go crazy when someone got a hole in one.

So beat the summer sloth with good times and stellar strokes, day or night, at some of these outdoor mini golf courses. Note: Check before visiting if they’re open for the season!

This article was recently updated on April 10, 2024 by Metro Parent’s Audience Development Manager, Katina Beniaris. The update included her research and fact-checking skills on the mini golf courses in the area. Questions? Please reach out to katina@metroparent.com.

Featured: Putt Putt Forest at TreeRunner Adventure Park

Outdoor Mini Golf Courses Metro Detroit
Photo credit: TreeRunner Adventure Park

  • Phone: 248-419-1550
  • Cost: $8 kids ages 2-11, $10 ages 12+

Immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind, 18-hole mini golf adventure at TreeRunner Adventure Park! Set amidst the serene beauty of Michigan’s lush forests and beneath the exhilarating zipline courses, their Putt Putt Forest offers an unforgettable experience where tranquility and adventure meet.

New for 2024! This season, the Putt Putt Forest mini golf course will be located at both West Bloomfield and Rochester locations. Kids of all ages can navigate through their nature-integrated course for a game that’s peaceful and playful. 

Book your mini golf tickets for TreeRunner Adventure Park’s West Bloomfield and Rochester locations now!

Mini golf near me: Best outdoor mini golf courses in metro Detroit

Armstrong’s Funland

The main attractions are mini golf and car shows every Wednesday evening. There’s also an arcade and plenty of ice cream treats.

C.J. Barrymore’s Sports and Entertainment, Clinton Township

This family fun park offers two 18-hole miniature golf courses. Weave your ball around castles and waterfalls and over rivers.

Fun Way Amusements

The course offers moving windmills, tunnels and hills to keep every player on their toes. The park has go-karts, a bungee trampoline and batting cages, too.

Garden City Mini Golf, Garden City

This challenging putt-putt spot boasts manicured plants in the summertime and a spooky miniature golf experience late September to Halloween.

Gratiot Golf Center

This miniature golf course offers two 18-hole golf courses for the entire family. It’s a perfect spot for family outings, birthday parties, date night and more.

Kensington Mills Falls

This classic outdoor mini golf course, complete with waterfalls and windmills, is challenging but fun for all. Note: Last round of mini golf is sold one hour before park closing.

Midway Sports & Entertainment

Brave the pirate ship and volcano and take your putter on a Caribbean adventure at this exotic 18-hole course decorated with waterfalls, rivers and palm trees. Note: Last round of mini golf is sold one hour before park closing.

Oasis Golf Center

Take your putt-putt game to the tropics with this 18-hole tropical themed oasis, challenging for any skill level. Note: Last round of mini golf is sold one hour before park closing.

Paradise Park

Located right at the park’s entrance, this 18-hole putt-putt course features lush landscaping and multi-colored turf. Change up the tees with the spinning dials, and on hole No. 9, shoot straight through the waterfall. Find laser tag, a modern arcade, go-karts and EuroBungy (an exhilarating combination of bungee jumping and trampolines) onsite.

Royal Oak Golf Center

This mountain style Adventure Mini Golf Course is fun for the whole family and is said to be one of the most spectacular mini golf courses in Michigan. Note: Last round of mini golf is sold one hour before park closing.

Shipwreck Lagoon Adventure Golf

This 18-hold putt-putt course is located inside St. Clair Metropark. The park has a playplace for the kiddos, basketball courts, splash zone, a 50-meter swimming pool with an inflatable obstacle course, two waterslides and more.


Offers a pirate-themed putt-putt extravaganza. Also has go-karts, batting cages and more. Wristbands are available, too. Note: Last round of mini golf is sold one hour before park closing.

World’s Finest Frozen Custard

This old school custard shop sports a charming, old timey putt putt course with oversized painted animals. Grab a chocolate and vanilla twist cone or one of the flavor of the week and enjoy this course and playground situated on the Salt River. Remember to bring cash!

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Katina Beniaris
Katina Beniaris
As audience development manager, Katina Beniaris digs into data to help the Metro Parent team learn about our audiences and tailor better content for them. She has more than five years of experience in content creation.


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