Waterways

Charlevoix has lots of beaches, kayaking, standup paddleboarding, and fishing opportunities waiting for you!

Susan Creek Nature Preserve

  • US 31, Charlevoix
  • 231-347-0991
Nature preserve located close to Charlevoix.

Bear River

  • 101 E. Lake Street, Petoskey
  • 231-347-2500
Kayak, canoe, and fish along the Bear River!

Northern Lights Fly Fishing

Map Fly fishing in float or wade trips!

Swan Valley Marina

  • 02474 S M 66, East Jordan
  • 231-536-2672
Map Boat rentals available on Lake Charlevoix's South Arm

Young State Park

  • 02280 Boyne City Rd., Boyne City
  • 231-582-7523
Map A 560 acre park set on gorgeous Lake Charlevoix.

Beaver Island

  • 26215 Main St, Beaver Island
  • 231-448-2505
Map A serene and beautiful island set 32 miles off the coast of Charlevoix in Lake Michigan. Beaver Island makes for great outdoor activity.
 

Michigan Beach Park

  • 95 Grant St., Charlevoix
  • 231-547-3253
Map Watch the sun set over the lighthouse into Lake Michigan

Depot Beach

  • 307 Chicago Ave., Charlevoix
  • 231-547-3253
Map The historic train depot now functions as a museum and garden area frames this beach on Lake Charlevoix.
 

Ironton Ferry

  • 9800 Ferry Rd, East Jordan
  • 231-308-3727
Ride the ferry!

Indigo Guide Service

  • 231-898-4320