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!

Raven Ridge Nature Preserve

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

Bear River

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

Little Sand Bay Nature Preserve

  • East Side Dr, Beaver Island
  • Beach, Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
https://www.facebook.com/TrailsCouncil
Beaver Island Nature Preserve

Miller's Marsh Nature Preserve

  • West Side Drive, Beaver Island
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
https://www.facebook.com/TrailsCouncil
Beaver Island Nature Preserve

The Hill

  • Charlevoix Rd, Boyne City
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
https://www.facebook.com/TrailsCouncil
Nature preserve located in Boyne City.

Boyne Highlands

  • 600 Highland Drive, Harbor Springs
  • Biking/Hiking Trails, Downhill Skiing, Outfitters, X-Country Skiing, Zipline
  • 855-688-7022
Map
https://www.facebook.com/TrailsCouncil
Downhill skiing 40 minutes from Charlevoix
     

Susan Creek Nature Preserve

  • US 31, Charlevoix
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
https://www.facebook.com/TrailsCouncil
Nature preserve located close to Charlevoix.

Little Traverse Wheelway

  • US 31 and Waller intersection, Charlevoix
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-547-2101
Map
https://www.facebook.com/TrailsCouncil
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.

Young State Park

  • 02280 Boyne City Rd., Boyne City
  • Beach, Biking/Hiking Trails, Fishing, Other
  • 231-582-7523
Map
https://www.facebook.com/TrailsCouncil
A 560 acre park set on gorgeous Lake Charlevoix.

Rogers/Dressel/Jordan River Preserve Complex

  • Rogers Road, East Jordan
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
https://www.facebook.com/TrailsCouncil
Nature preserve located along the shores of the Jordan River.