The beaches, water and snow sports in Boyne City, Michigan, are a memorable part of a Northern Michigan vacation. Here’s a quick look at the Caribbean-like waters and beautifully groomed slopes of the beaches, water and snow sports, including skiing,  in Boyne City, Michigan.


In downtown Boyne City find these Lake Charlevoix beaches:

Penninsula Park

Front Street, Boyne City

Tannery Park

Front Street, Boyne City

Young State Park

Beautiful sandy beach on Lake Charlevoix with all the amenities of the state park campground right there.2280 Boyne City Rd., 231.582.7523, Young State Park



Boyne City has a 42-slip municipal marina and new 24-slip One Water Marina. Between the two marinas, Boyne City boasts an ample supply of broadside shopper’s dockage and plenty of additional transient slips for any size vessel. Our municipal marina is surrounded by beautiful Veteran’s Park, which hosts several festivals and events throughout the summer, including the best Farmers Market in northern Michigan every Wednesday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. While staying in the city marina you’ll find everything you need within walking distance – shopping, laundry facilities, restaurants, gas stations, bakery, bait store, pharmacy, and a marine store.  Boyne City also offers two separate boat launches to serve boaters.


Snow Sports

Boyne Mountain

Boyne Mountain, a part of the Boyne USA ski-dom, is just six miles from Boyne City. Find 60 runs, 500 foot vertical and lodging that comes in all shapes and sizes. Zip lines, dog sled rides, full service spa. Yep, your winter getaway is waiting.

Avalanche Preserve Recreation Area

300 plus acres of woodland located on the southern border of Boyne City,  with hiking, biking, skiing, skating, jogging and snowmobiling. 231.582.6597.

Cornerstone: Beaches, Water and Snow Sports in Boyne City, Michigan


Photo(s) by Anjanette Summer Internship