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!

Morel Mushrooms

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Morel Mushroom Hunting is a favorite pastime of the Northern Michigan region.

Jordan River

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

Jordan Valley Outfitters

  • 311 N. Lake St, East Jordan
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Outfitters
  • 231-536-0006
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A four season outfitter on the "wild scenic" Jordan River.

Summertime Rentals

  • 03500 M 66, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Other, Outfitters
  • 231-547-7700
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Lake Charlevoix’s premier watersports company since 2003 boasting the nicest and most diverse rental fleet in the area.
 

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

Charles Ransom Nature Preserve

  • Maple Grove Road, Charlevoix
  • Biking/Hiking Trails, Horseback Fun, X-Country Skiing
  • 231-347-0991
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Breathtaking views overlooking Lake Michigan, Round Lake, and Lake Charlevoix!

Avalanche Mountain Preserve

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

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.

Top of Michigan Trail Council

  • 1687 M 119, Petoskey
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-348-8280
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So many trails!
 

Glacial Hills Pathway and Natural Area

  • 3417 Eckhardt Rd, Bellaire
  • Biking/Hiking Trails, Other
  • (231) 929-7911
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Just outside of Bellaire, Glacial Hills offers beginner, intermediate or advanced trails covered by 800 acres of moderately dense forest