Waterways

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

Jordan River Fish Hatchery

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

Susan Creek Nature Preserve

  • US 31, Charlevoix
  • 231-347-0991
Nature preserve located close to Charlevoix.

Fisherman's Island State Park and Beach

  • 16480 Bells Bay Rd., Charlevoix
  • 231-547-6641
Map A 2678 acre state park with 5 miles of unspoiled Lake Michigan shoreline and miles of hiking trails through forests and dunes.

Michigan Beach Park

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

North Point Nature Preserve

  • Intersection on Pleasant St and Mt. McSauba Rd, Charlevoix
  • 231-547-2101
Map A nature preserve close to downtown, but secluded to get back to nature. Hiking trails and sand dunes on Lake Michigan.

Ironton Ferry

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

Young State Park

  • 02280 Boyne City Rd., Boyne City
  • 231-582-7523
Map A 560 acre park set on gorgeous Lake Charlevoix.

Ward Brothers Charter Boats

  • 106 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!
 

Dewitt Marine

  • 6509 Crystal Springs Rd, Bellaire
  • 231-377-6611
Map A full service marina on Torch Lake
   

Rogers/Dressel/Jordan River Preserve Complex

  • Rogers Road, East Jordan
  • 231-347-0991
Nature preserve located along the shores of the Jordan River.