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!

Community Skate Park

  • 401 W. Carpenter Ave., Charlevoix
  • 231-547-3253
Map A skate park for skateboarding, bmx, inline skating.

Bay Harbor Golf Club the Quarry

  • 5800 Coastal Ridge Drive, Bay Harbor
  • 844.485.7178
Already on the short list of the world's most unique, The Quarry winds its way around and through an immense shale quarry.
 

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.

Lake to Lake Trail

  • 210 State St, Charlevoi
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-547-3253
Bike from Lake Charlevoix to Lake Michigan!

Avalanche Bay

  • 1 Boyne Mountain Rd, Boyne Falls
  • Indoor Water Park
  • (866) 976-6972
Map The largest indoor water park in Michigan.
       

Taylor/Horton Creek/ Schulz/Nick Adams Nature Preserves

  • Horton Creek Rd, Charlevoix
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
This nature preserve was often visited by Ernest Hemingway.

Shanahan Field

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

Ward Marina

  • 106 Antrim St, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental
  • 231-547-2371
Map Set in the downtown Charlevoix harbor Ward Marina has late model rental tri-toon boats.
 

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.
 

Mt. McSauba Disc Golf Course

  • 09223 McSauba Road, Charlevoix
  • Other
  • 231-547-3253
An 19-hole disc golf course!