Otsego County Parks and Recreation

Otsego Lake County Park


Come discover a hidden treasure in Northern Lower Michigan

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



1657 County Park Road. Gaylord, MI 49735


(989) 731-6448

The address above is for GPS purposes only. It is not a mailing address





Park Rules

Special Events


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


  • 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.
  • Two Cabins on the lake for rent. Reservations are recommended

Vehicle and Camping Fees

New fees for the 2014 camping season effective 10/22/13


Per Night - Otsego Co. Resident $25.00

Per Night - Non Otsego Co. Resident $26.00

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


Resident/Non-Resident $15.00

Senior Pass $7.00

CANCELLATIONS: cancellations must take place 24 hours prior to scheduled arrival date. This applies to campsite, cabin and pavilion reservations. A $10.00 cancellation fee is charged and the reservation fee of 4% of your total payment is not refundable.



$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



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.

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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