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!

Schulman Paddleworks

  • 204 Bridge Street, Charlevoix
  • 231-437-3157
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Schulman Paddlworks is a unique store in Charlevoix, Michigan specializing in select equipment for kayaking, canoeing, and stand-up paddleboarding.

Michigan Beach Park

  • 95 Grant St., Charlevoix
  • Beach
  • 231-547-3253
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Watch the sun set over the lighthouse into Lake Michigan

Avalanche Mountain Preserve

  • 1129 Wilson Street, Boyne City
  • 231-582-6597
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Boyne City Nature Preserve

Charlevoix Rod & Gun Club

  • 11330 US 31 N, Charlevoix
  • Other
  • 231-547-2785
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Club grounds are located on 130 picturesque acres of land. The facilities will meet all needs for the discriminating shooter, and welcomes newcomers to the sport.

Beaver Island

  • 26215 Main St, Beaver Island
  • Beach, Biking/Hiking Trails, Fishing, X-Country Skiing
  • 231-448-2505
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A serene and beautiful island set 32 miles off the coast of Charlevoix in Lake Michigan. Beaver Island makes for great outdoor activity.

Top of Michigan Trail Council

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So many trails!

Young State Park

  • 02280 Boyne City Rd., Boyne City
  • Beach
  • 231-582-7523
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A 560 acre park set on gorgeous Lake Charlevoix.

Torch Valley Farm

  • 9786 Church Road, Ellsworth
  • Horseback Fun
  • 231-675-6375
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Horseback riding and lessons

Swan Valley Marina

  • 02474 S M 66, East Jordan
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental
  • 231-536-2672
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Boat rentals available on Lake Charlevoix's South Arm

Skydive Harbor Springs

  • Other
  • 231-242-8822
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Skydive in Charlevoix!