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 Mountain Preserve

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

Earl Young Mushroom Houses

  • 109 Mason St, Charlevoix
  • Other
  • 231-547-2101
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See the creativity in these unique mushroom looking homes, hotels and restaurant.

Walloon Lake Conservancy

  • 616 Petoskey St, Petoskey
  • Biking/Hiking Trails, Other, X-Country Skiing
  • 231-347-0100
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Trail system located around Walloon Lake

Darnton Family Nature Preserve

  • Behling Rd, Boyne City
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
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Nature preserve located near Boyne City

Bear River

  • 101 E. Lake Street, Petoskey
  • Biking/Hiking Trails, Fishing
  • 231-347-2500
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Kayak, canoe, and fish along the Bear River!

Flight Deck

  • 6966 US 31, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-2230
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The Flight Deck on one side offers a bar atmosphere including an outdoor patio with pub food and the other side offers a bowling alley.

Rex Beach and Antrim Creek

  • Rex Beach Rd, Ellsworth
  • Beach, Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-533-6265
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Located just outside of Charelvoix, Antrim Creek Nature Preserve and Rex Beach are hidden gems.

Jordan Valley Trout Pond

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

Michigan Beach Park

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

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.