Outdoor Recreation

For over a century, travelers have embraced the many trail-systems and outdoor adventures available in Charlevoix. Outside opportunities are abundant out and about in Charlevoix County for all four seasons. 

Try the Little Traverse Wheelway, a 26 mile trail winding around the scenic Lake Michigan shoreline. Feel like a family-friendly ride for the young adventurists? The Charlevoix Township Bike Path and the Charlevoix area Lake to Lake Trail are perfect for all types of peddlers. 

Surrounded by three beautiful freshwater lakes, life is always better on the water. Whether you prefer windswept and wild, sandcastle building, or the uninhabited, the beaches are just waiting for you. Stroll the shores of Lake Michigan to find Petoskey stones or explore Charlevoix's crystal clear waterways via kayak, standup paddleboard, or boating adventure. 

Take the path less traveled with numerous trails located in the Charlevoix area. Explore miles of endless trails along the shores of Lake Michigan, the scenic countryside, or steps away from downtown Charlevoix. 

Charlevoix is home to some of the Midwest's most notable golf, from a nine-hole municipal course to a public access disc golf course. Regardless of your budget or skill level, you'll be sure to find a course to satisfy your golfing itch!

Charlevoix is a recreation paradise offering visitors lots of great things to see and do.