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!

Boyne Mountain Resort the Alpine

  • 0450 Deer Lake Road, Boyne City
  • 855-688-7024
With its spectacular mountainside setting and panoramic views toward Deer Lake, The Alpine's setting is every bit as breathtaking as its legendary design.

Jordan Valley Pathway

  • Deadman's Hill Rd, Mancelona
  • 800-345-8621
The Jordan River Pathway is one of the most popular weekend backpacking trips in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula and once on the trail it’s easy to understand why.

Shanahan Field

  • 12491 Waller Road, Charlevoix
  • Biking/Hiking Trails, Other
  • (231) 547-4611
Public access recreation facility

Sunshine Charters Boat Charter

  • 299 Bridge Park Dr, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Other
  • 231-547-0266
Map Sail the open waters of Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan on a 29 passenger catamaran sailboat.
 

Indigo Guide Service

  • Fishing
  • 231-898-4320

Nathan "Barry" Driggers Nature Preserve

  • 8799 Boyne City Rd, Charlevoix
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
Located between Charlevoix and Boyne City

Torch Valley Farm

  • 9786 Church Road, Ellsworth
  • Horseback Fun
  • 231-675-6375
Map Horseback riding and lessons
 

Ferry Beach

  • 224 Ferry Ave., Charlevoix
  • Beach
  • 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!
 

Boyne Mountain Resort the Monument

  • 0450 Deer Lake Road, Boyne City
  • 855-688-7024
The Monument lives up to its name by paying homage to great golf course architecture and to those who left lasting imprints on the game.
 

Bay Harbor Golf Club the Quarry

  • 3600 Village Harbor Drive, Bay Harbor
  • 844-247-2466
Already on the short list of the world's most unique, The Quarry winds its way around and through an immense shale quarry.