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Otsego Lake State Park
IUCN Category III (Natural Monument)
Otsego Lake State Park (Oct 2018).jpg
View of the beach area (October 2018)
Location Otsego County, Michigan, United States
Nearest city Gaylord, Michigan
Area 62 acres (25 ha)
Elevation 1,293 feet (394 m)
Designation Michigan state park
Established 1920
Administrator Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Website Otsego Lake State Park

Otsego Lake State Park is a public recreation area covering 62 acres (25 ha) on the southeast shore of Otsego Lake in Otsego Lake Township, Otsego County, Michigan.


The park was among 13 parks established in 1920 following the creation of the Michigan State Parks Commission in 1919. Improvements made by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s included a wood-frame bathhouse constructed in 1934.

Activities and amenities

The park offers fishing, swimming, picnicking facilities, boat launch, and 155-site campground.

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