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!

Northern Exposure Charters

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

Sleepy Hollow Nature Preserve

  • Sleepy Hollow Ln, East Jordan
Nature preserve located on the South Arm of Lake Charlevoix

Raven Ridge Nature Preserve

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

Bridge Park

  • 200 Bridge St., Charlevoix
  • 231-547-3253
Map Overlooking Round Lake and the drawbridge

Top of Michigan Trail Council

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

Jordan Valley Trout Pond

  • 5245 N M 66, East Jordan
  • Fishing
  • 231-536-0581
Map Trout ponds that are fed by natural springs replenishing the water at 1,000 gallons per minute.

Shanahan Field

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

Nathan "Barry" Driggers Nature Preserve

  • 8799 Boyne City Rd, Charlevoix
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
Located between Charlevoix and Boyne City

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!
 

Boyne Mountain Resort the Monument

  • 0450 Deer Lake Road, Boyne City
  • 855-688-7024
The Monument lives up to its name by paying homage to great golf course architecture and to those who left lasting imprints on the game.