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 Highlands

  • 600 Highland Drive, Harbor Springs
  • Biking/Hiking Trails, Downhill Skiing, Outfitters, X-Country Skiing, Zipline
  • 855-688-7022
Map Downhill skiing 40 minutes from Charlevoix
     

East Park

  • 400 Bridge St., Charlevoix
  • 231-547-3253
Map The crown jewel of downtown Charlevoix.

Michigan Beach Park

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

Avalanche Bay

  • 1 Boyne Mountain Rd, Boyne Falls
  • Indoor Water Park
  • 1-800-462-6963
Map The largest indoor water park in Michigan.
       

Pure Mish Sailing Charter

  • 00970 Marina Drive, Boyne City
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental
  • 517-294-6050
Map Sail in Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan on a sailboat charter.
 

Jordan River Fish Hatchery

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

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.
 

Young State Park

  • 02280 Boyne City Rd., Boyne City
  • Beach, Biking/Hiking Trails, Fishing, Other
  • 231-582-7523
Map A 560 acre park set on gorgeous Lake Charlevoix.

Plumber's Helper Charter Service

  • Bay Harbor Lake Marina, Pier A, Slip 104, Petoskey
  • Fishing
  • 231-357-3413
Plumber’s Helper Charter Service is located at beautiful Bay Harbor Lake Marina in Petoskey, Michigan, and offers morning, evening and occasional midday trips
 

Morel Mushrooms

Morel Mushroom Hunting is a favorite pastime of the Northern Michigan region.