Otsego Lake Park

Otsego Lake County Park


1657 County Park Road Gaylord, MI 49735
(989) 731-6448
May 1st - October 15th (weather dependent)

Come discover a hidden treasure in Northern Lower Michigan!

Our Parks & Recreation Commission and Staff takes pride in providing enjoyable family camping & recreation experiences

Click here to make a reservation.

Park Features

  • Wi-Fi
  • 27 acre park with 80 modern campsites with electricity
  • Picnic Area
  • Sand Volleyball Court
  • Outdoor Basketball Court
  • Swim Area
  • Playground
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Boat Launch (Vehicle Permit Required)
  • Showers
  • Flush and Fill Station
  • Firewood and Ice ($)
  • Ice Cream and Pop Machine ($)
  • Two Pavilions on lake for rent. Reservations are recommended.
  • Four Cabins on the lake for rent. Reservations are recommended

Otsego County Park in association with Action Outdoor Rental has Kayaks, Paddle Boards and Pontoon Boats available for rental at the County Park. Kayak and paddle board fees are $59.00 per day. For information on renting a pontoon boat please contact Action Outdoor Rental at (989) 614-6151


Camping (Nightly)

Otsego Co. Resident:
Non-Otsego Co. Resident

Reservations are to be paid in full at time of making reservation.

Seasonal Rate 30 days - $500.00 this rate does not apply to all sites. Please call for more information (989) 731-6448. Seasonal Sites are non refundable and non transferable

Campground Policies

Required for all motor vehicles

Campers may check in to their campsites at 2:00pm on the day of their arrival. Check out time is 1:00pm.

Your camping reservation does not include Park entry.

Upon arrival at the park you will need to show your Season Pass, purchase a pass or purchase a Day Pass.

Day Pass - Per Day: $4.00

Season Pass

Senior Pass

Pavillion Rental

Residents/Non-Residents per day - $65.00*

*All Pavilion Rentals Require Vehicle Permits. Vehicle Parking Permits Not Included in Price. Payment Required at time of Reservation.


$55.00 per night minimum reservation - 2 nights on weekends Renter, age 18 or older


  • Must follow all policies of the park
  • Animals are not allowed inside the cabin or on the porch
  • Cabin is designed to sleep 4
  • A renter who requires extra bed space may set up 1 tent on cabin location if needed.
  • Tent must be occupied by immediate family members
  • Cabin Features: 1 full bed and 1 bunk bed with mattresses, 2 electrical outlets inside, 1 electrical outlet outside and 1 small table inside
  • Location will be provided with 1 picnic table, 1 fire pit and 1 grill
  • Rental must provide all other supplies needed for their camp stay
  • $50.00 security deposit required when rented. (payable by cash or check only)
  • Security Deposit will be returned when the key is returned and the cabin is left in the same condition as when it was rented.
  • Maximum of 9 may occupy the cabin site

Special Event Fee

A one-time special event fee of $10.00 per campsite has been implemented. Special events include the Halloween Weekends

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