18 BEST Michigan PAINTBALL Parks + Airsoft | Where to Play Paintball Indoor/Outdoor Locations in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Jackson, Ann Arbor, Traverse City, Lansing, Livonia, Kalamazoo, Battle Creek

18 BEST Michigan PAINTBALL Parks | Where to Play Paintball + Airsoft Indoor/Outdoor Locations in Grand Rapids, Detroit, Jackson, Ann Arbor, Traverse City, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Livonia, Battle Creek

By: Sherry Trautman | Travel-Mi.com | Updated: October 29, 2023

My dad and brother LOVE playing paintball!  It gets you moving, laughing and socializing! It's a great physical activity idea to get you moving!

Paintball can be played indoors or outdoors, which is perfect for Michigan's four seasons. Add Michigan Paintball to your things to do this Spring, Summer, Winter and Fall! Paintball is a great activity for bachelor parties, birthday parties, family reunions and a great day out!

Keep reading for a HUGE list of paintball venues in Michigan.

Which Michigan Paintball Facility is the Largest?

  • Where: 619 Pearl St, Pinckney, MI 48169
  • Hell Survivors Paintball Playfield in Pinckney, Michigan, is one of the largest paintball fields in Michigan and boasts over 180 acres of play area.
  • Check the map below for Michigan paintball locations. 

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Best Northern Michigan & Upper Peninsula Paintball Spots | Fun Things To Do in Michigan!

Area 51 Paintball | Area 51 Paintball’s Experience is “Out of This World"

  • Area 51 Paintball Activities: Paintball in a wooded course, described as "out of this world."
  • Where: 3005 Westwood Rd NE, Mancelona, MI 49659 | Northern Lower Michigan on the west side

Area 51 Paintball is located south of Mancelona.  Their outdoor paintball center features a natural wooded battleground lots of fun fixtures as well.  

Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Saturdays can be busy so make reservations ahead of time.

Area 51 Paintball in Mancelona, MI, is a full service paintball shop that carries paintball equipment and supplies. They have everything you need to play paintball.

Need to rent guns and equipment?  They have everything you need in their rental shop. Plus, they have paintball tournaments, paintball rentals and paintball accessories. Super fun for paintball birthday parties!

Boyne Mountain Paintball

  • Where: 1 Boyne Mountain Rd, Boyne Falls, MI 49713
  • Boyne Mountain Activities: Head to the Adventure Center with your friends and get ready to settle the score! Outdoor Paintball Facility

Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance

T.C. Paintball | Where to Play Paintball in Traverse City | Pro Shop, Repairs, Technical Support

  • Where: 1825 M-37, Traverse City, MI 49685
  • T.C. Paintball (Traverse City) Activities: Open play every Sunday with no reservations required. Outdoor paintball.

Outdoor Paintball Course in Traverse City. Perfect for bachelor parties, team building, company parties, birthday parties! Their Retail Pro Shop has paintball guns, masks, hopper, and everything else you need to play paintball. Safety and properly working equipment is their top priority. Plus they have repairs and technical support. Everyone can play! Men, women, boys, girls, younger and older! Get out there and move your body!

Online reservations prior to your day of play are required at all times!  Reserve your spot!

You will definitely be the cool parents if you book your child's birthday party here! ;) Plus it's a good way to burn off all that sugar birthday energy!


  • Paintball
  • Low Impact Paintball
  • Airsoft
  • Gelly Ball

Person with gun Playing Paintball

Photo by Vince Fleming

Southeast Michigan Paintball Parks:

Futureball Paintball & Airsoft Parks (Paintball South of Ann Arbor, MI)

  • Where: 10799 HI Tech Dr. Whitmore Lake, MI 48189
  • Futureball Paintball & Airsoft Parks Activities: Engage in over seven paintball and airsoft fields, private parties, and public play. Airsoft outdoor war games December, January and February!

Open spring, summer, fall and winter (weather permitting). Future ball has paintball rental (gun, tank, safety mask) and airsoft rentals for airsoft players (gun, tank, mag, safety mask) at affordable prices.

Futureball Paintball and Airsoft Parks also offer gift certificates which makes for a perfect birthday or Christmas gift!

Action Paintball Park | Livonia | Paintball Detroit | Indoor and Outdoor Paintball Place

Fun Paintball near Detroit! Both outdoor and indoor paintball fields. 

  • Where: 11845 Mayfield Rd, Livonia, MI 48150
  • Action Paintball Park (Livonia) Activities: Indoor field suitable for inclement weather. Requires advance booking.

Weather is never a factor with Action Paintball Park's indoor and outdoor fields so you can play all year round! They keep their fields clean, too. Their Pro Shop has all your paintball needs such as markers, ammo, gear and more.

Paintball Player with Gun

Photo by James Fitzgerald

Hell Survivors Paintball Playfield (Paintball Near Ann Arbor) | Book Your Next Party Here! | Paintball & Airsoft Playfield

  • Where: 619 Pearl St. (D-19), Pinckney, MI 48169
  • Hell Survivors Paintball Playfield Activities: Hosts the Legendary Monster Games and offers food from Burger-Land BBQ. They have paintball, airsoft, birthday parties, bachelor parties, school outings, sports and corporate outings. They offer paintball & airsoft parties for kids, 6 years old and up!  So book your child's next birthday party here!

Hell Survivors claims to be the safest and longest running paintball playfield in the World! '1984'.

Hell Survivors have rentals: Paintball gun, goggles, and more. Players of all ages love paintball games at Hell Survivors in Ann Arbor Michigan!

Night Ops Paintball Park (Southeast Michigan)
 | Perfect for Corporate Outings!

  • Where: 1445 E Parnall Rd, Jackson, MI 49201
  • Night Ops Paintball Park Activities: Fully lit outdoor paintball park

You can host birthday parties, bachelor parties, youth groups, corporate outings, and team building events. Night Ops is a perfect place to learn to play paintball if you are a beginner.

Book a private paintball party any day!

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Where To Rent Paintball Guns and Equipment in Detroit?

  • Paintball 2 Go- 11000 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, MI 48221

Mid-Michigan Paintball Parks: Best Places To Play

Lone Wolf Paintball

  • Where: 4099 South Lapeer Road, Metamora, MI 48455
  • Lone Wolf Paintball Activities: Paintball play at Michigan's oldest field. Outdoor paintball field.

Check their website for open play hours.

What I love: If you are a seasoned player or picking up a paintball gun for the first time, Lone Wolf has referees that make sure players playing in open games are divided into teams based on each person's experience level. This way you will have fun for sure! Rental equipment and rental packages are available. 

CRU Paintball

  • Where: 1395 Mount Morris Rd, Mt Morris, MI 48458
  • CRU Paintball Activities: Paintball games with a focus on safety and fun.

Packages and open play. CRU Paintball is family friendly, so they accommodate large age ranges. They offer low-impact options for younger players too. Their woodsball play area has over 100 acres of outdoor fun! They can accommodate players as young as seven years old so book a paintball party for your child's next birthday!

Colors Paintball Field

  • Where: 7412 S 200th St Fremont, MI 49412
  • Colors Paintball Field Activities: Open games and private party hosting across three wooded courses.

T.C. Paintball (Charlotte) + Airsoft

  • Where: 3262 McConnell Hwy, Charlotte, MI 48813 
  • T.C. Paintball (Charlotte) Activities: Paintball games and private parties, perfect for MSU students.

35 acres of outdoor play!  Airsoft, low impact paintball and paintball. They can only guarantee available tickets / gear if you book ahead

Western Michigan: Best Spots to Play Paintball

Crossfire Paintball

  • Where: 4054 146th Ave, Holland, MI 49423
  • Crossfire Paintball Activities: Exciting paintball games; can wash off paint in nearby Lake Michigan.

Excalibur Paintball | Outdoor Paintball West Michigan

  • Where: 10580 Gorsline Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49014
  • Excalibur Paintball Activities: Paintball on over forty acres of outdoor paintball playing fields with food and drinks available. Open April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November. 

Excalibur  Paintball is the largest outdoor playing field in the area.  They offer full paintball rental options for players. Perfect for bachelor and bachelorette parties, youth groups, company parties and groups! 

The outdoor field has lots of natural barriers, bunkers, and even a super cool castle! The Excalibur field can be reserved for private events and parties.

Hole in the Wall Paintball

  • Where: 24262 66th St, Bangor, MI 49013
  • Hole in the Wall Paintball Activities: 

Precision Combat Arena

  • Where: 126 S Michigan Ave, Big Rapids, MI 49307
  • Precision Combat Arena Activities:

T.C. Paintball (Grand Rapids) + Airsoft! Awesome Paintball Grand Rapids 

    Where: 2070 Waldorf St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544

    They offer one of the best indoor and outdoor paintball parks in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

  • T.C. Paintball (Grand Rapids) Activities: Year-round paintball with an indoor court and low-impact field for kids' birthdays.

Indoor paintball year round and also an outdoor paintball course. They have taken additional steps to keep you safe. Reservations in advance are required at all times! 

T.C. Paintball offers paintball, low impact paintball and airsoft. If you have your own equipment they offer self-equipped options too.

Total Control Paintball & Airsoft | Outdoor Paintball in Niles Michigan.

  • Where: 3023 S 11th St, Niles, MI 49120 
  • Total Control Paintball & Airsoft Activities: Paintball challenges with varying obstacles, fit for both pros and amateurs.
  • Total Control Paintball & Airsoft Pro Shop is located at 2726 S. 11th St. Suite 20, Niles, MI 49120

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