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!

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.

Northern Exposure Charters

  • 832 Front St #A-105, Bay Harbor
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Fishing
  • 989-475-3811
Great Lakes fishing charter located in Bay Harbor
 

North Point Nature Preserve

  • Intersection on Pleasant St and Mt. McSauba Rd, Charlevoix
  • Beach, Biking/Hiking Trails, X-Country Skiing
  • 231-547-2101
Map A nature preserve close to downtown, but secluded to get back to nature. Hiking trails and sand dunes on Lake Michigan.

Skydive Charlevoix

  • 111 Airport Dr, Charlevoix
  • Other
  • 231-330-3483
Map Skydive in 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
 

Plumber's Helper Charter Service

  • 832 Front St, 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
 

Charlevoix Community Pool

  • 11905 US Highway 31 N, Charlevoix
  • Other
  • (231) 547-0982
Community pool open to the public
   

Beaver Island Boat Company

  • 103 Bridge Park Dr, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental
  • 231-547-2311
Ride the boat to Beaver Island! It only takes approximately 2 hours!
         

Rogers/Dressel/Jordan River Preserve Complex

  • Rogers Road, East Jordan
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
Nature preserve located along the shores of the Jordan River.

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.