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!

Shanty Creek

  • 5780 Shanty Creek Rd, Bellaire
  • Biking/Hiking Trails, Downhill Skiing, Other
  • 231-533-3000
Map Downhill skiing 40 minutes from Charlevoix
     

Elm Street Tennis Courts

  • 107 Elm, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-3253
Free public tennis courts.

Mt. McSauba Recreational Area

  • 09223 Mt. McSauba Rd., Charlevoix
  • Beach, Biking/Hiking Trails, Downhill Skiing, X-Country Skiing
  • 231-547-3253
Map Charlevoix's year round recreational area set on Lake Michigan! In the summer there is access to remote beaches with sand dunes and hiking trails through beautiful wooded areas. Don't forget to check out the disc golf course too! In the winter enjoy downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboard park, snowshoeing, sledding and ice skating.

Little Sand Bay Nature Preserve

  • East Side Dr, Beaver Island
  • Beach, Biking/Hiking Trails
  • 231-347-0991
Beaver Island Nature Preserve

Miller's Marsh Nature Preserve

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

Skydive Harbor Springs

  • 111 Airport Dr, Charlevoix
  • Other
  • 231-242-8822
Map Skydive in Charlevoix!
 

Dunmaglas Golf Club

  • 09031 Boyne City Rd, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-4653
Map Ranked as one of the Best 50 Upscale Courses in the United States by Golf Digest, this 6,897-yard masterpiece features 18 of the most scenic and breathtaking holes you will ever play.
   

Michigan Beach Park

  • 95 Grant St., Charlevoix
  • Beach, Fishing, Other
  • 231-547-3253
Map Watch the sun set over the lighthouse into Lake Michigan

Avalanche Bay

  • 1 Boyne Mountain Rd, Boyne Falls
  • Indoor Water Park
  • 1-800-462-6963
Map The largest indoor water park in Michigan.
       

Jordan River

  • 231-536-7351
Fish, canoe, kayak, or float down the beautiful Jordan River!