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Otsego Lake State Park

7136 Old 27 South, Gaylord, MI 49735
+1 989-732-5485
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Camping with friends

Spent four days camping. Large sites with some trees. Overall nice park but showers leave a lot to... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Goodrich, Michigan
"Shade, Water and Sand"

Located within minutes off I-75 and the city of Gaylord. Many golf courses to choose from also just... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Brooklyn, Michigan
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“fishing pier” (4 reviews)
“nice beach” (3 reviews)
“picnic tables” (3 reviews)
7136 Old 27 South, Gaylord, MI 49735
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Spent four days camping. Large sites with some trees. Overall nice park but showers leave a lot to be desired. Understand water conservation but to on,y have a small stream of water it's very hard to wash your hair! Beach and lake are very pretty...More

Thank cdaidone
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Located within minutes off I-75 and the city of Gaylord. Many golf courses to choose from also just minutes away. All the sites look to be shaded which is a bonus in the summer, but with that being said, the sites are more dirt than...More

Thank rdkgtraveler
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Nice and quiet park. Great playground for the kids. Has only water, electric and dump station. Your spot has lots of shade trees. The questions below are hard to answer. If you have a Michigan pass you can get in for free. You can park...More

Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We were looking for walking trails in the area and came upon this state park. It is BEAUTIFUL! It was well maintained, had several beaches (even a dog beach), nice playgrounds, walking trail, boat launch, fishing pier, kayak/canoe/paddle board rentals, and the views are amazing!

Thank kb123452
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The first time I stopped at Otsego Lake I was on my way to Mackinaw City to meet up with family, and had a little time to kill, so I pulled off I-75 and took a short side-trip. I immediately knew I would someday return....More

Thank flowerhead2
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Very nice lake to swim, fish and boating. The campground has a concession stand. If you have a family member that is wheelchair bound, they have a wheelchair that has huge tires that will roll across the sand and able to go into the water....More

Thank fdajnowicz
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We've been here 3 times so far during the spring and early fall and love the campground! None of the stays have been warm enough to swim at the beach, but it looks beautiful. The south side of the campground has a newly constructed bathroom...More

1  Thank Kim B
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Otsego Lake State Park is an easy-to-find state park, located near I75. The lake is beautiful. The state park has a small fishing pier and a nice, clean beach. We tried our luck at the fishing pier but did not have any bites, although we...More

2  Thank MemberP
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Seems like a very nice place to stay. They are getting it ready for campers. The sites are standard size for a state park. Bath houses were locked so we could not tell how they were, but one looks very new. The docks were being...More

Thank Travelmoorenow
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I was on a date with the wrong gentleman and we came here. I packed a delightful picnic of goat cheese and walnuts and pears with an arugula salad. It was great, He-Tina was not so great! The park was nice. I actually went back...More

3  Thank MissChris808
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Shirley G
10 March 2017|
Response from Chuck C | Reviewed this property |
I think you should immediately call the Otsego Lake State Park Office or Ranger's Office and try to secure or make reservations for holding a wedding on their beach. I would hope that you can... And congratulations. I... More
Janice G
21 February 2017|
Response from Rangerfoster |
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Response from kittypaus | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are allowed. There is even a Doggie Access at the northern loop of the park.