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!

Charlevoix Boat Launches

  • 210 State St, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Fishing, Other
  • 231-547-3258
Here is a complete list of Charlevoix boat launches!

Avalanche Bay

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

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!
 

Wildwood Rush Zipline Canopy Tour

  • 2575 Boyne City Rd, Charlevoix
  • Zipline
  • 231-582-3400
Map A zip line tour through a forest canopy of trees over scenic valleys.
   

Charlevoix Golf Club

  • 400 Fairway Dr, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-3268
Map Come play one of Michigan's oldest golf club, established in 1896! Country club conditions at municipal pricing! The Charlevoix Golf Club is a beautiful 9 hole, par 36 course designed by Scottish Architect Willie Watson.
 

Summertime Rentals

  • 03500 M 66, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Other, Outfitters
  • 231-547-7700
Map Lake Charlevoix’s premier watersports company since 2003 boasting the nicest and most diverse rental fleet in the area.
 

Raven Ridge Nature Preserve

  • Rogers Road, Boyne Falls
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
Nature preserve located in Boyne Falls.

Sturgeon River Paddlesports

  • 12961 S. Straits Highway Unit. 2, Wolverine
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Other, Outfitters
  • 231-525-6878
Kayak, canoe, float, or fish down the spectacular Sturgeon River!
 

Boyne Highlands

  • 600 Highland Drive, Harbor Springs
  • Biking/Hiking Trails, Downhill Skiing, Outfitters, X-Country Skiing, Zipline
  • 844-783-3175
Map Downhill skiing 40 minutes from Charlevoix
       

Glacial Hills Pathway and Natural Area

  • 3417 Eckhardt Rd, Bellaire
  • Biking/Hiking Trails, Other
  • (231) 929-7911
Just outside of Bellaire, Glacial Hills offers beginner, intermediate or advanced trails covered by 800 acres of moderately dense forest