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!

Depot Beach

  • 307 Chicago Ave., Charlevoix
  • Beach
  • 231-547-3253
Map The historic train depot now functions as a museum and garden area frames this beach on Lake Charlevoix.

Little Traverse Wheelway

  • US 31 and Waller intersection, Charlevoix
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-547-2101
Map A picturesque 26 mile bike trail from Charlevoix to Harbor Springs. The three-mile Charlevoix Township Bike Path continues the Little Traverse Wheelway into downtown Charleovix.

Beaver Island Golf Club

  • 35920 East Side Dr, Beaver Island
  • 231-448-2301
A wee bit of Scotland on the Emerald Isle.
 

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.
 

Miller's Marsh Nature Preserve

  • West Side Drive, Beaver Island
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
Beaver Island Nature Preserve

Indigo Guide Service

  • Fishing
  • 231-898-4320

Northern Exposure Charters

  • 202 Ferry Ave, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Fishing
  • 989-475-3811
Great Lakes fishing charter
 

Belvedere Golf Club

  • 05731 Marion Center Rd, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-2611
Map Designed by Scottish architect Willie Watson and opened in 1927, Belvedere has hosted the most Michigan Amateurs. This quintessential Northern Michigan golf course is a must play for those who love the game. 
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Bear River

  • 101 E. Lake Street, Petoskey
  • Biking/Hiking Trails, Fishing
  • 231-347-2500
Kayak, canoe, and fish along the Bear River!

Top of Michigan Trail Council

  • 1687 M 119, Petoskey
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-348-8280
So many trails!