Hayes Township

Welcome to Hayes, a scenic lakefront township

Hayes Township is located in Charlevoix County in a region known as Northern Michigan. The township was established in 1877, and is positioned between the Cities of Charlevoix, Boyne City and Petoskey. It is bordered on the north by Lake Michigan, on the south by Lake Charlevoix, on the west by Charlevoix Township, and on the east by Bay and Resort Townships.

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Sunflowers grown in Hayes Township on Upper Bay Shore Rd.

Today recreation opportunities in Hayes Township consist of water-related activities (boating, fishing, swimming, etc) and non-motorized trails for hiking, skiing, bicycling, as well as some trails for snowmobiling. There are public access sites on Lake Charlevoix within the Township that are well utilized both in the summer and winter seasons.

Hayes Township remains a desirable place to live, work and play while enjoying open spaces, beaches, bike trails, lakes and forests.

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Sept 13 and 20 HAYES TOWNSHIP Camp Sea-Gull Volunteer Days

Hayes Township will be hosting volunteer days at Camp Sea-Gull and you are all invited to attend. Bring your gloves and help us get some light grounds keeping tasks done and other various odd jobs. We could also use a pick-up truck or two to help haul stuff out of the cabins to the dumpster. […]

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The Hayes Township Board of Trustees will be holding a public hearing Monday, September 15, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hayes Township Hall, 09195 Old US 31 N, Charlevoix, MI. The purpose of this meeting is to review the Park Master Plan for the Hayes Township Park, Camp Sea-Gull. We encourage the public to […]

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Site Updates

Hayes Township site added a new page called Township Fee Schedule  located on the home page left menu. New Camp Sea Gull Video located in the blog page A new short term rental application form has been added. This form is located following the main link Zoning / Ords > Short Term Rental Ordinance > […]

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