Waterways

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

Little Sand Bay Nature Preserve

  • East Side Dr, Beaver Island
  • 231-347-0991
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Beaver Island Nature Preserve

Ironton Ferry

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

Young State Park

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

Swan Valley Marina

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

Ward Brothers Boats

  • 106 East Antrim St, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-2371
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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!
 

Michigan Beach Park

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

Pure Mish Sailing Charter

  • 00970 Marina Drive, Boyne City
  • 517-294-6050
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Sail in Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan on a sailboat charter.
 

Rogers/Dressel/Jordan River Preserve Complex

  • Rogers Road, East Jordan
  • 231-347-0991
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Nature preserve located along the shores of the Jordan River.

Bear River

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

Charlevoix Fountain of Youth

  • 210 State St, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-3270
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Located downtown Charlevoix, this interactive water fountain is a great family friendly destination.