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!

North Point Nature Preserve

  • Intersection on Pleasant St and Mt. McSauba Rd, Charlevoix
  • Beach, Biking/Hiking Trails, X-Country Skiing
  • 231-547-2101
Map A nature preserve close to downtown, but secluded to get back to nature. Hiking trails and sand dunes on Lake Michigan.

Jordan River Fish Hatchery

  • 6623 Turner Road, Elmira
  • (231) 584-2461
Interactive fish hatchery.

Jordan Valley Outfitters

  • 311 N. Lake St, East Jordan
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Outfitters
  • 231-536-0006
Map A four season outfitter on the "wild scenic" Jordan River.
 

Little Traverse Wheelway

  • Biking/Hiking Trails
Bike from Charlevoix to Harbor Springs!

Jordan Valley Trout Pond

  • 5245 N M 66, East Jordan
  • Fishing
  • 231-536-0581
Map Trout ponds that are fed by natural springs replenishing the water at 1,000 gallons per minute.

Charlevoix Rod & Gun Club

  • 11330 US 31 N, Charlevoix
  • Other
  • 231-547-2785
Map Club grounds are located on 130 picturesque acres of land. The facilities will meet all needs for the discriminating shooter, and welcomes newcomers to the sport.
 

Crooked Tree Golf Club

  • 600 Crooked Tree Drive, Petoskey
  • 844*247-2466
Perched on the bluffs high above Bay Harbor and offering absolutely stunning views of Little Traverse Bay and Lake Michigan, Crooked Tree Golf Club is certainly one of the most picturesque golf courses in the state.
 

Fisherman's Island State Park and Beach

  • 16480 Bells Bay Rd., Charlevoix
  • Beach, Biking/Hiking Trails, Fishing
  • 231-547-6641
Map A 2678 acre state park with 5 miles of unspoiled Lake Michigan shoreline and miles of hiking trails through forests and dunes.

Little Sand Bay Nature Preserve

  • East Side Dr, Beaver Island
  • Beach, Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
Beaver Island Nature Preserve

Dewitt Marine

  • 6509 Crystal Springs Rd, Bellaire
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental
  • 231-377-6611
Map A full service marina on Torch Lake