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!

The Hill Nature Preserve

  • Charlevoix Rd, Boyne City
  • Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
Nature preserve located in Boyne City.

Springbrook Golf Club

  • 6151 Springvale Rd, Boyne Falls
  • 231-535-5155
A friendly, family owned and operated 18-hole course nestled in rolling hills and valleys, just 15 minutes from downtown Petoskey.

Nathan "Barry" Driggers Nature Preserve

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

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.

Miller's Marsh Nature Preserve

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

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.
 

Morel Mushrooms

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

Jordan River Fish Hatchery

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

Bear River Valley Recreation Area

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

Northern Exposure Charters

  • 832 Front St #8025, Bay Harbor
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Fishing
  • 989-475-3811
Great Lakes fishing charter