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!

Beaver Island

  • 26215 Main St, Beaver Island
  • Beach, Biking/Hiking Trails, Fishing, X-Country Skiing
  • 231-448-2505
Map A serene and beautiful island set 32 miles off the coast of Charlevoix in Lake Michigan. Beaver Island makes for great outdoor activity.

Schulman Paddleworks

  • 204 Bridge Street, Charlevoix
  • Other, Outfitters
  • 231-437-3157
Map Schulman Paddlworks is a unique store in Charlevoix, Michigan specializing in select equipment for kayaking, canoeing, and stand-up paddleboarding.
 

Antrim Creek Nature Area & Rex Beach

  • Rex Beach Rd, Ellsworth
  • Beach, Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-533-6265
Located just outside of Charelvoix, Antrim Creek Nature Preserve and Rex Beach are hidden gems.

Bay Harbor Golf Club the Preserve

  • 5800 Coastal Ridge Dr, Bay Harbor
  • 231-439-4028
The Preserve course certainly lives up to its name, as its natural beauty is a haven for wildlife and golfers.
 

Charlevoix Rod & Gun Club

  • 11330 US 31 N, Charlevoix
  • Other
  • 231-547-2785
Map Club grounds are located on 130 picturesque acres of land. The facilities will meet all needs for the discriminating shooter, and welcomes newcomers to the sport.
 

Crooked Tree Golf Club

  • 600 Crooked Tree Drive, Petoskey
  • 844-247-2466
Perched on the bluffs high above Bay Harbor and offering absolutely stunning views of Little Traverse Bay and Lake Michigan, Crooked Tree Golf Club is certainly one of the most picturesque golf courses in the state.
 

Charlevoix Community Pool

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

Dewitt Marine

  • 6509 Crystal Springs Rd, Bellaire
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental
  • 231-377-6611
Map A full service marina on Torch Lake
   

Summertime Rentals

  • 2474 M 66, East Jordan
  • 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.
 

Shanahan Field

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