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!

Little Traverse Wheelway

  • US 31 and Waller intersection, Charlevoix
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-547-2101
Map
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A picturesque 26 mile bike trail from Charlevoix to Harbor Springs. The three-mile Charlevoix Township Bike Path continues the Little Traverse Wheelway into downtown Charleovix.

Bear River

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

Sunshine Charters Boat Charter

  • 299 Bridge Park Dr, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Other
  • 231-547-0266
Map
https://www.facebook.com/nubsnobskiarea
Sail the open waters of Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan on a 29 passenger catamaran sailboat.

Raven Ridge Nature Preserve

  • Rogers Road, Boyne Falls
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
https://www.facebook.com/nubsnobskiarea
Nature preserve located in Boyne Falls.

Beaver Island

  • 26215 Main St, Beaver Island
  • Beach, Biking/Hiking Trails, Fishing, X-Country Skiing
  • 231-448-2505
Map
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A serene and beautiful island set 32 miles off the coast of Charlevoix in Lake Michigan. Beaver Island makes for great outdoor activity.
 

Flight Deck

  • 6966 US 31, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-2230
https://www.facebook.com/nubsnobskiarea
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.
 

Swan Valley Marina

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

Ridge Run Dog Park

  • 234 Ridge St, Boyne City
  • Other
  • 231-582-6597
https://www.facebook.com/nubsnobskiarea
Dog park located in Boyne City.
 

Wisser Saworski Nature Preserve

  • Old Mackinaw Trail, Boyne Falls
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
https://www.facebook.com/nubsnobskiarea
Nature preserve located in Boyne Falls

Northern Lights Fly Fishing

  • Fishing
Map
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Fly fishing in float or wade trips!