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!

Ferry Beach

  • 224 Ferry Ave., Charlevoix
  • Beach
  • 231-547-3253
Map A popular family beach on Lake Charlevoix with water that is warmer and calmer than Lake Michigan. The Ferry Beach pier is also a great place to go fishing if you do not have a boat!

Little Traverse Charters

  • Dock B24 Charlevoix City Marina, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental
  • 231-487-2650
Little Traverse Charters offers luxury private boat tours of Northern Michigan waters.

Raven Ridge Nature Preserve

  • Rogers Road, Boyne Falls
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
Nature preserve located in Boyne Falls.

Morel Mushrooms

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

The Hill

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

Wildwood Rush

  • 02575 Boyne City Rd, Charlevoix
  • Zipline
  • 231-582-3400
Map A zip line tour through a forest canopy of trees over scenic valleys.
   

Jordan River Fish Hatchery

  • 6623 Turner Road, Elmira
  • (231) 584-2461
Interactive fish hatchery.
 

Charlevoix Boat Launches

  • 109 Mason, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Fishing, Other
  • 231-547-2101
Here is a complete list of Charlevoix boat launches!

Bay Harbor Golf Club the Preserve

  • 3600 Village Harbor Drive, Bay Harbor
  • 844-247-2466
The Preserve course certainly lives up to its name, as its natural beauty is a haven for wildlife and golfers.
 

Boyne Mountain Resort the Alpine

  • 0450 Deer Lake Road, Boyne City
  • 855-688-7024
With its spectacular mountainside setting and panoramic views toward Deer Lake, The Alpine's setting is every bit as breathtaking as its legendary design.