Waterways

Charlevoix has lots of beaches, kayaking, standup paddleboarding, and fishing opportunities waiting for you!

Beaver Island

  • 26215 Main St, Beaver Island
  • 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.

Swan Valley Marina

  • 02474 S M 66, East Jordan
  • 231-536-2672
Map Boat rentals available on Lake Charlevoix's South Arm
 

Northern Lights Fly Fishing

Map Fly fishing in float or wade trips!

Antrim Creek Nature Preserve & Rex Beach

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

Schulman Paddleworks

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

Bridge Park

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

Ironton Ferry

  • 9800 Ferry Rd, East Jordan
  • 231-308-3727
Ride the ferry!

Sturgeon River Paddlesports

  • 12961 S. Straits Highway Unit. 2, Wolverine
  • 231-525-6878
Kayak, canoe, float, or fish down the spectacular Sturgeon River!
 

Ward Brothers Boats

  • 106 East Antrim St, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-2371
Map Set in the downtown Charlevoix marina Ward Brother's has late model rental boats and fishing charters. Perfect for those wanting to go fishing and don't have a boat!
 

Jordan Valley Outfitters

  • 311 N. Lake St, East Jordan
  • 231-536-0006
Map A four season outfitter on the "wild scenic" Jordan River.