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!

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.

Taylor/Horton Creek/ Schulz/Nick Adams Nature Preserves

  • Pin Cherry Road, Boyne City
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
This nature preserve was often visited by Ernest Hemingway.

Revolution Bike

  • 102 Mason St, Charlevoix
  • Outfitters
  • 231-237-0900
Map Bicycle gear, rentals and repairs.
 

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!

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.

Little Traverse Charters

  • Dock B24 Charlevoix City Marina, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental
  • 231-487-2650
Little Traverse Charters offers luxury private boat tours of Northern Michigan waters.

Morel Mushrooms

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

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.
 

Charlevoix Fountain of Youth

  • 210 State St, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-3253
Located downtown Charlevoix, this interactive water fountain is a great family friendly destination.

Jordan River Fish Hatchery

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