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Otsego Lake State Park

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Address: Gaylord, MI 49735
Phone Number: 9897325485

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I have been here twice, once in 2013 and 2016. The beaches are nice and the water is lovely. Check it out. It's a pleasant place to go in Gaylord.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Salmiyah, Kuwait
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Salmiyah, Kuwait
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here twice, once in 2013 and 2016. The beaches are nice and the water is lovely. Check it out. It's a pleasant place to go in Gaylord.

Thank AnchoredAshley
Ft Worth Tx
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

We purchased a State Park pass to use on our two week vacation. We are from Texas and had a cottage rented but we loved seeing the State Parks for day visits. There was a fishing dock here and a pretty beach. We did not catch any fish the day we were there but had a great time being outdoors... More 

Thank Nancy P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

The park was great, host walking around greeting and talking about the weekends planned activities. Was quiet as expected (people-wise) at quiet time, which was nice for such a busy weekend. Road side sites were a bit noisy with car noise. Beach was nice. FYI we got to check in at 2:49 and they made it clear that next year... More 

Thank Mark S
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

We stopped here unexpectedly & were very impressed with this park. We were mainly by the beach area, but the camping part looks very shady. The beach area was very clean. We liked that the beach was more narrow than your typical big west shore beaches. We were here for only a few hours, but we liked what we saw.

Thank GoLoo
Livonia, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

My husband and our 3 little girls stayed in site 105. It was a great site with a view of the lake across the street and there was an extra wooded area next to our site that gave the kids more space to run. The bathrooms were newer on this side of the park. We loved the beach. It was... More 

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

You have to enter this state park or have a state park pass you paid for when you bought your car license plate. Their is a nice beach and water area to Otsego Lake. Fun day trip bring bug and sun spray, towels and picnic. Fun place to fish.

Thank Love2Travel100
Sudbury, Canada
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

We have been having my wife's family reunion here for 3 years now. Everyone seem to really enjoy being here. The staff are all very helpful. We usually have between 65 and 75 people to keep happy and they do a fine job. We swimming, boating, playground and other games. Some sand, but not a lot of beach. We always... More 

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Luzerne, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Make sure to fill water tanks if taking a RV. They can only be filled at the station, and there is no water hook up. The south end has very modern restrooms/showers. Would definitely come again.

Thank M I
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

This is a great little park, nice lakefront, clean bathrooms, pretty little place. Would recommend it and we will return.

Thank Jacklin K
Belmont, Michigan
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39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

We stayed for 2 nights on campsite #8 and it was very nice! We had 2 tents on the site plus 2 cars and could have fit another 2 tents if we wanted to! The campsites are huge! The firepit was nice and even included a bench to sit on if you forget your camp chairs or have extra company.... More 

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