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!

Mt. McSauba Recreational Area

  • 09223 Mt. McSauba Rd., Charlevoix
  • Beach, Biking/Hiking Trails, Downhill Skiing, X-Country Skiing
  • 231-547-3253
[empty string]
Charlevoix's year round recreational area set on Lake Michigan! In the summer there is access to remote beaches with sand dunes and hiking trails through beautiful wooded areas. Don't forget to check out the disc golf course too! In the winter enjoy downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboard park, snowshoeing, sledding and ice skating.

Walloon Lake Conservancy

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

Charlevoix Boat Launches

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

Jordan River

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

Jordan Valley Trout Pond

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

Nathan "Barry" Driggers Nature Preserve

  • 8799 Boyne City Rd, Charlevoix
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
[empty string]
Located between Charlevoix and Boyne City

Swan Valley Marina

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

Boyne Mountain

  • 1 Boyne Mountain Road, Boyne Falls
  • Biking/Hiking Trails, Downhill Skiing, Indoor Water Park, Outfitters, X-Country Skiing, Zipline
  • 855-688-7024
[empty string]
Downhill skiing 30 minutes from Charlevoix

Raven Ridge Nature Preserve

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

Skydive Harbor Springs

  • 111 Airport Dr, Charlevoix
  • Other
  • 231-242-8822
[empty string]
Skydive in Charlevoix!