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!

Avalanche Bay

  • 1 Boyne Mountain Rd, Boyne Falls
  • Indoor Water Park
  • 1-800-462-6963
Map
https://www.facebook.com/AvalancheBay/
The largest indoor water park in Michigan.
     

Jordan Valley Pathway

  • Deadman's Hill Rd, Mancelona
  • 800-345-8621
https://www.facebook.com/AvalancheBay/
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.

Little Sand Bay Nature Preserve

  • East Side Dr, Beaver Island
  • Beach, Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
https://www.facebook.com/AvalancheBay/
Beaver Island Nature Preserve

Avalanche Mountain Preserve

  • 1129 Wilson Street, Boyne City
  • 231-582-6597
https://www.facebook.com/AvalancheBay/
Boyne City Nature Preserve

Mt. McSauba Disc Golf Course

  • 09223 McSauba Road, Charlevoix
  • Other
  • 231-547-3253
https://www.facebook.com/AvalancheBay/
An 19-hole disc golf course!
 

Jordan River Fish Hatchery

  • 6623 Turner Road, Elmira
  • (231) 584-2461
https://www.facebook.com/AvalancheBay/
Interactive fish hatchery.
 

Raven Ridge Nature Preserve

  • Rogers Road, Boyne Falls
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
https://www.facebook.com/AvalancheBay/
Nature preserve located in Boyne Falls.

Revolution Bike

  • 102 Mason St, Charlevoix
  • Outfitters
  • 231-237-0900
Map
https://www.facebook.com/AvalancheBay/
Bicycle gear, rentals and repairs.
 

Nathan "Barry" Driggers Nature Preserve

  • 8799 Boyne City Rd, Charlevoix
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
https://www.facebook.com/AvalancheBay/
Located between Charlevoix and Boyne City

Ward Brothers Boats

  • 106 East Antrim St, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental
  • 231-547-2371
Map
https://www.facebook.com/AvalancheBay/
Set in the downtown Charlevoix marina Ward Brother's has late model rental boats and fishing charters. Perfect for those wanting to go fishing and don't have a boat!