Open Year-round
No
Reservations possible?
Yes
RV Hookups
Yes
Potable water
Yes
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Located South of Munising, MI, in the Upper Peninsula on a small pond within the Hiawatha National Forest sits Otter Lake Lodges and Campground. Otter lake boasts being the only full service campgound in the Hiawatha National Forest and comes with small, non-motorized boating craft rentals and laundry facilties. The campground's location provides a unique and family friendly staging point for many of the area's natural attractions including, but not limited to: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Grand Island National Recreation Area, Palms Book State Park, and of course the 894,836-acre Hiawatha National Forest.

In all, the campground hosts 70 campsites; within this number are 15 rustic tent sites, 6 water and electric sites, and the rest having varied length accessibility of electric sites for tents and rectreation vehicles.  All sites are well shaded with plenty of tree cover, but grass is at a premuim in most sites as they are all majority dirt/sand covered.  A lodge is also available for rent with 6 bedrooms, full kitchen, and bathroom; it is located near the main cabin for check-in.  On site ammenities inlcude fishing and non-motorized boat rentals, volleyball and Ga-ga ball pits, basketball court, playgorund, beach, and tetherball court.  The shower house also comes with an annexed laundry room and dish washing station for those looking to keep their site clean of waste. 

Keep in mind, prices very depenent on the site rented and it's size relative to the requirements of various trailers and recreation vehicles. Also, holiday weekends require different stipulations on lengths of stay, so calling the campground or checking their website is advised.

Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)

Summer
Fall

Congestion

Frequently full

Parking Pass

None

Open from

May 22 to October 06

Price per night (basic site)

30.00 $ (25.19 €)

Pros

Electric and Water hook-ups, family and pet friendly, diverse camping options

Cons

limited general store selection, mostly dirt camping plots

Pets allowed

Allowed

Managed by

Otter Lake Campground

Reservation phone number

1 (855) 723-3662

Features

ADA accessible
Firewood for sale
Laundry
Shelters
Wildlife
Soccer
Fishing
Family friendly
Flushing toilets
Rental facilities
Marina
Volleyball
Horseshoes
Basketball
Playground
Bird watching
Near lake or river
Lakefront
Covered picnic areas
Showers
Potable water
Dump stations
General store
Picnic tables
Wi-Fi

Access

Vehicle

Total number of sites

70

Lodging type

Rental home

Maximum trailer length

45.00 ft (13.72 m)

Location

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