Waterways

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

Rex Beach and Antrim Creek

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

Bear River

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

Little Traverse Charters

  • Dock B24 Charlevoix City Marina, Charlevoix
  • 231-487-2650
Little Traverse Charters offers luxury private boat tours of Northern Michigan waters.

Young State Park

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

Jordan River

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

Ferry Beach

  • 224 Ferry Ave., Charlevoix
  • 231-547-3253
Map A popular family beach on Lake Charlevoix with water that is warmer and calmer than Lake Michigan. The Ferry Beach pier is also a great place to go fishing if you do not have a boat!

Ward Brothers Boats

  • 106 East Antrim St, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-2371
Map Set in the downtown Charlevoix marina Ward Brother's has late model rental boats and fishing charters. Perfect for those wanting to go fishing and don't have a boat!
 

Northern Exposure Charters

  • 202 Ferry Ave, Charlevoix
  • 989-475-3811
Great Lakes fishing charter
 

Ironton Ferry

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

Walloon Lake Conservancy

  • 616 Petoskey St, Petoskey
  • 231-347-0100
Trail system located around Walloon Lake