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  




Park Rules

Special Events



  • 27 acre park with 80 modern campsites with electricity 
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • 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

PARK PERMITS Required for All Motor Vehicles

Day Pass - Per Day $4.00


Resident/Non-Resident $15.00

Senior Pass $7.00



$55.00 per night minimum reservation - 2 nights on weekends (subject to change on Holiday 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


PAVILION RENTAL (Reservations accepted beginning January 2nd)

Residents/Non-Residents per day - $65.00*

*All Pavilion Rentals Require Vehicle Permits. Vehicle Parking Permits Not Included in Price. Advanced Deposit Required.

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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