Otsego Lake Park

Otsego Lake County Park

Location

Address:
1816 County Park Road Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone:
(989) 731-6448
Season:
May 15th – September 30th (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

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2021 Special Event Schedule

  • The campground opens for the season on Wednesday April 28th and closes on Thursday September 30th.
  • Free-Camper Clean-up Weekend April 28th – May 2nd
  • Sea Plane Fly-in June 11th – 12th
  • Fireworks over Otsego Lake Saturday July 3rd
  • Halloween Weekend 1 September 17th – 18th
  • Halloween Weekend 2 September 24th – 25th

Park Features

  • 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 ($)
  • 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 Pontoon Boats available for rental at the County Park. For information on renting a pontoon boat please contact Action Outdoor Rental at (989) 732-2555


Fees

Camping (Nightly)
Sites 1-8, 10, 12, 14-17, 19, 21, 23-27, 70, 71, 75, 80 (50-amp service)
Otsego County Residents $30.00 per night
Non-Otsego County Residents $31.00 per night
Lake Sites 29, 31, 33, 35, 37, 39 (50- amp service)
Otsego County Residents $33.00 per night
Non-Otsego County Residents $34.00 per night
Other sites
Otsego County Residents $25.00 per night
Non-Otsego County Residents $26.00 per night
Seasonal Rate – 30 Consecutive 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

Standard
$15.00
Senior Pass
$7.00

Pavilion 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.

Standard Cabins

$55.00 per night.

Cabin is designed to sleep 4. A renter who requires an extra bed space may setup 1 tent on the cabin location if needed. Tent must be occupied by immediate family members. Cabin features 1 double bed and 1 bunk bed with mattresses, 2 electrical outlets inside, 1 electrical outlet outside and 1 small table inside.

Rules

  • Animals are not allowed inside the cabin or on the porch
  • 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 and payable at time of making reservation
  • The security deposit will be refunded to your credit or debit card when the key(s) are returned and the cabin is left in the same condition.

Dutcher or Burt Cabins (Deluxe Cabins)

$90.00 per night.

Cabin is designed to sleep up to 6 people. A renter who requires an extra bed space may set up 1 tent on cabin location if needed. Tent must be occupied by immediate family members. Cabin features 2 sets of bunk beds and a fold out couch, dining room table and chairs.

Rules

  • 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.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must take place 24 hours prior to scheduled arrival date. If cancelled after the 24 hour policy, you will be subject to only a 50% refund. A $10.00 cancellation fee is applied and the reservation fee is not refundable.


Major Park Rules

  • Campsites 28-39 are vertical campsites only. Trailers must be parked with the trailer hitch towards the road.
  • Each site has electrical service only and no water or sewer.
  • Quiet hours observed 10:30p.m. – 7:00a.m.
  • Please turn off all outside radios, CD players etc.
  • Only two vehicles per campsite after 10:30p.m.
  • Visitors must leave by 10:30p.m.
  • Vehicles may not park on camp roads.
  • Campsites may have 1 trailer or 1 tent trailer and up to 2 tents.
  • The campsite number is maker on camp roads.
  • Campsite boundaries are marked by a line on the camp road and the electrical pedestal at the back of the site.
  • Dumpsters are provided for campers.
  • No Soliciting.
  • Boat Ramp Parking for Day Use Only. Towed at owners’ expense.
  • No smoking or use of tobacco products in the playground area.
  • No smoking or use of tobacco products in the cabins.
  • Cabin Rules: Renter age 18 or older, must follow all policies of the park. Animals are not allowed inside the cabin or on the port. Location will be provided with 1 picnic table, 1 fire pit and 1 grill. Renter must provide all other supplies needed for their camp stay. $50.00 deposit required when rented. Deposit will be returned when the key is returned and the cabin is left in the same condition as when it was rented.

FOR YOUR SAFETY AND THE SAFETY OF OTHERS

  • Keep animals on a 6’ leash and attended at all times.
  • Please clean up after your animal, bags are provided in the park.
  • NO Animals or glass containers in the beach area.
  • NO Animals in the water.
  • Ground fires in camp fire receptacles ONLY.
  • NO Fireworks of any kind allowed in the park.
  • NO Golf carts, ATV’s or any other recreational vehicles in the campground.
  • NO Transport of firewood, please leave it or burn it.
  • No Discharge of firearms, bow/arrow, rifles, air guns, sling shots.

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