Outdoor Recreation & Outfitters

Whether you're boating or fishing, sailing on the lake, hiking or biking our many trails or spending time playing in the winter snow, you'll soon realize that Charlevoix truly is Northern Michigan's greatest kept secret.  Search through the listings below to find the perfect recreation activity for you and your family or friends.  You'll also find outfitters and charters for renting boats, guides and equipment to get you set for your next adventure!

Northern Exposure Charters

  • 202 Ferry Ave, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Fishing
  • 989-475-3811
Great Lakes fishing charter

Revolution Bike

  • 102 Mason St, Charlevoix
  • Outfitters
  • 231-237-0900
Map Bicycle gear, rentals and repairs.
 

Dewitt Marine

  • 6509 Crystal Springs Rd, Bellaire
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental
  • 231-377-6611
Map A full service marina on Torch Lake
   

Boyne Highlands

  • 600 Highland Drive, Harbor Springs
  • Biking/Hiking Trails, Downhill Skiing, Outfitters, X-Country Skiing, Zipline
  • 855-688-7022
Map Downhill skiing 40 minutes from Charlevoix
       

Community Skate Park

  • 401 W. Carpenter Ave., Charlevoix
  • 231-547-3253
Map A skate park for skateboarding, bmx, inline skating.
 

Jordan Valley Trout Pond

  • 5245 N M 66, East Jordan
  • Fishing
  • 231-536-0581
Map Trout ponds that are fed by natural springs replenishing the water at 1,000 gallons per minute.

Wisser Saworski Nature Preserve

  • Old Mackinaw Trail, Boyne Falls
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
Nature preserve located in Boyne Falls

The Hill

  • Charlevoix Rd, Boyne City
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
Nature preserve located in Boyne City.

Jordan Valley Pathway

  • Deadman's Hill Rd, Mancelona
  • 800-345-8621
The Jordan River Pathway is one of the most popular weekend backpacking trips in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula and once on the trail it’s easy to understand why.

Jordan River

  • 231-536-7351
Fish, canoe, kayak, or float down the beautiful Jordan River!