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!

Rex Beach and Antrim Creek

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

Morel Mushrooms

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

Little Sand Bay Nature Preserve

  • East Side Dr, Beaver Island
  • Beach, Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
Beaver Island Nature Preserve

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!

Jordan River

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

Top of Michigan Trail Council

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

The Hill

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

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.
 

Crooked Tree Golf Club

  • 600 Crooked Tree Drive, Petoskey
  • 844*247-2466
Perched on the bluffs high above Bay Harbor and offering absolutely stunning views of Little Traverse Bay and Lake Michigan, Crooked Tree Golf Club is certainly one of the most picturesque golf courses in the state.
 

Sleepy Hollow Nature Preserve

  • Sleepy Hollow Ln, East Jordan
Nature preserve located on the South Arm of Lake Charlevoix