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Michigan Boating

  • Burt Lake, MI
  • Elk Lake, MI
  • Hamlin Lake, MI
  • Houghton Lake, MI
  • Hubbard Lake, MI
  • Lake Charlevoix, MI
  • Lake Gogebic, MI
  • Lake Leelanau, MI
  • Lake St Clair, MI
  • Manistique Lake, MI
  • Mullett Lake, MI

Boating In MichiganPlenty of fun places to go boating in Michigan. Whether it's a family outing or just the guys going fishing or skiing, boating is fun for all. And there is boating in all corners of of the state. Whether you live in the northwest, northeast, southwest or southeast part of the state, chances there are plenty of opportunities to go boating nearby.

Boating in MI

For further information about boating in Michigan, contact the Michigan of Department Natural Resources & Environment - Boating Licenses located at 8562 Stoll Rd, East Lansing, Mi 48823. The phone number is 517 335-4828.

Michigan locator map - boating opportunities.
MI Resources

Big Rapids

Acme Marine Group
123 N Dekraft Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307
231 796-2874


Track N Trail Marine
180 W 13Th St
Cadillac, MI 49601
231 775-7880

Cadillac Track N Trail Marine
6600 E M 115
Cadillac, MI 49601
231 775-6110

Track'n Trail Marine
6600 East M 115
Cadillac, MI 49601
231 775-7880


Down Wind Sports
514 N 3rd St
Marquette, MI 49855
906 226-7112

Dockside Marine
321 S Lakeshore Blvd
Marquette, MI 49855
906 228-9844

Cleary Boat and Motor CO
130 West Baraga Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
906 226-6312

Bingham Boat Works Limited
Po Box 58
Marquette, MI 49855
906 225-0050

Traverse City

Traverse Bay Marine Inc
228 N Us Highway 31 S
Traverse City, MI 49684
231 943-4400

Great Escapes Motorsports
136 North USHighway 31 South
Traverse City, MI 49684
231 943-9800

Halls Sport Center
195 North USHighway 31 South
Traverse City, MI 49684
231 943-3162

Barrett's Auto & Marine Trim
3375 Cass Road
Traverse City, MI 49684
231 946-1440

Sailsport Marine
13384 South West Bay Shore Drive
Traverse City, MI 49684
231 929-2330


Lacross Outboard Marine
1257 Us Highway 23 N
Alpena, MI 49707
989 354-8135

Summit Sports
224 East Chisholm St
Alpena, MI 49707
989 356-1182


Mobile Marine of Northern Michigan
6271 North Straits Highway
Cheboygan, MI 49721
231 627-7591

Mullett Lake Upholstery & Boat Top
6922 North Straits Highway
Cheboygan, MI 49721
231 627-9022


Lewiston Motorsports
4770 County Road 612
Lewiston, MI 49756
989 786-8800


Steckler Watersports
255 West West Branch Road
Prudenville, MI 48651
989 366-8610

Rogers City

Michigan Midwest Marine CO Inc - Sales & Service
6266 M 68
Rogers City, MI 49779
989 734-4767

Battle Creek

Resqrobs Marine Service
452 W Hickory Rd
Battle Creek, MI 49017
269 721-3753

Bedford Boat & Bait Shop
22557 Bedford Road North
Battle Creek, MI 49017
269 721-3777

Grand Rapids

West Marine Inc
2975 28th St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
616 954-9822

Halls Sport Center
O-345 Lake Michigan Dr Nw
Grand Rapids, MI 49534
616 791-4566

Great Lake Marine
5000 36th St Se
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
616 957-3400

Brothers Marine More
5719 Division Ave S
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
616 281-2885

Gar's Sports
2531 Division Avenue South
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
616 452-6951

Hall's Sport Center
0-345 Lake Michigan Drive
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616 791-4566


D R Sports Center Inc
8178 W Main St
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
269 372-1945

Cooper Boat Repair LLC
8135 Douglas Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
269 382-2525

Leaders Marine
8500 West Main Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
269 544-2628




West Marine
2492 Henry St, Ste B
Muskegon, MI 49441
231 759-7709

Coastal Performance Marine
2224 Lemuel St
Muskegon, MI 49444
231 737-6400

Sport Fishermans Center Inc
599 Ottawa St
Muskegon, MI 49442
231 722-4266

Sportfisherman Service Center
545 Ottawa St
Muskegon, MI 49442
231 722-1310

Babbitt's Sports Center
3712 Airline Road
Muskegon, MI 49444
231 737-9241

Hall's Sport Center
759 East Broadway Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49444
231 733-2433


Personalized Marine Maintenance
13570 Auburn St
Detroit, MI 48223
313 838-8387

Blue Water Marine
11200 Freud St
Detroit, MI 48214
313 822-4611

Gregory Boat Co
9666 E Jefferson Ave
Detroit, MI 48214
313 823-1900

Johnny's Boat Propeller Service
17307 East Warren Avenue
Detroit, MI 48224
313 885-7446

Lockeman's Hardware & Boats
7630 West Jefferson Avenue
Detroit, MI 48209
313 842-0268


West Marine Inc
2840 E Saginaw St, Ste 1
Lansing, MI 48912
517 485-2406


Harbormaster Marine Inc
37654 Amrhein Rd
Livonia, MI 48150
734 425-1080

Fibertec Fiberglass Boat Rpr
13335 Inkster Rd
Livonia, MI 48150
734 458-1873

R & L Tri City Marine Service Inc
13333 Inkster Road
Livonia, MI 48150
734 458-3068


Bay Outboard Marine Inc
5230 Bay Rd
Saginaw, MI 48604
989 792-8631

Boaters World Discount Marine Center
3005 Bay Plaza Dr
Saginaw, MI 48604
989 797-3806

Invision Boatworks
5700 Becker Rd
Saginaw, MI 48601
989 754-3341


Skiers Pier Inc
2505 Dixie Hwy
Waterford, MI 48328
248 674-8800

Mikes Mobile Marine
4261 Lotus Dr
Waterford, MI 48329
248 623-2803

Team Marine
2800 Alliance, Ste A
Waterford, MI 48328
248 666-1042

Cass Lake Marine Repair
3547 Elizabeth Lake Rd
Waterford, MI 48328
248 682-3522

Sunset Boats And Marine Services
4755 Dixie Hwy
Waterford, MI 48329
248 673-4705

Water Sports Marine Inc
4495 Highland Road
Waterford, MI 48328
248 674-1932


This website focuses on all aspects of boating including new and used boats for sale, boat rentals, repairs, accessories, storage and more.

For convenience, resources are listed first by area of the Michigan, then by proximity to cities, waterways, parks, campgrounds and other relative attractions in MI. Cities listed in this section include Big Rapids, Cadillac, Marquette, Newberry, Traverse City, Alpena, Cheboygan, Lewiston, Prudenville, Rogers City, Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Kentwood, Muskegon, Detroit, Lansing, Livonia, Saginaw and Waterford.

Resources are also identified nearby campgrounds including Otsego Lake State Park, Petoskey State Park, Young State Park , Burt Lake State Park, Clear Lake State Park, Rifle River Recreation Area, Bass River Recreation Area, Ionia Resreation Area, Muskegon State Park, Lake Hudson Recreation Area, Metamora-Hadley Recreation Area and Seven Lakes Recreation Area.

Rivers & Lakes For Boating in MI

Michigan lakes with boating opportunities are listed within quadrants of Michigan include Burt Lake, Crystal Lake, Elk Lake, Hamlin Lake, Torch Lake, Black Lake, Higgins Lake, Houghton Lake, Hubbard Lake, Mullett Lake, Coldwater Lake, Gun Lake, Gull Lake, Hardy Dam Pond, Indian Lake, Cass Lake, Lake Columbia, Lake St Clair, Orchard Village Lake and Walled Lake. Many of these lakes offer multiple boat launching facilities at various locations around the lake.

Michigan also affords some boating or canoeing on rivers like Ford River, Manistee River, Au Sable River, Tittabawassee River, Grand River, Joseph River, Cass River and Raisin River.

MI boating equipment and gear.

Throughout Michigan you can find boat dealers, outdoor centers, sporting good stores, bait and tackle stores, RV centers and discount stores offering a wide variety of boating equipment, accessories and supplies.

Go boating in Michigan

Gather up the family along with some snacks and refreshing beverages and go enjoy the thrill of fresh air in your face and the sun on your back. When boating you can see parts of Michigan accessible only by water. Often you'll see birds and wildlife not normally seen in city areas. Plus, sunrises and sunsets always seem more majestic when you are in the great outdoors.

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