Otsego Lake State Park

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Otsego Lake State Park
Otsego Lake State Park (Oct 2018).jpg
View of the beach area (October 2018)
Map showing the location of Otsego Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Otsego Lake State Park
Location in Michigan
LocationOtsego County, Michigan USA
Nearest cityGaylord, Michigan
Coordinates44°55′58″N 84°41′20″W / 44.93278°N 84.68889°W / 44.93278; -84.68889Coordinates: 44°55′58″N 84°41′20″W / 44.93278°N 84.68889°W / 44.93278; -84.68889 [1]
Area62 acres (25 ha)
Elevation1,293 feet (394 m) [1]
Established1920
Governing bodyMichigan Department of Natural Resources
WebsiteOtsego Lake State Park

Otsego Lake State Park is a public recreation area covering 62 acres (25 ha) on the southeast shore of Lake Otsego in Otsego Lake Township, Otsego County, Michigan.[2]

History[edit]

It was established in 1920 as one of the first 25 state parks created in Michigan.[3][4] The park saw improvements made by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s.[2]

Activities and amenities[edit]

The park offers fishing, swimming, picnicking facilities, boat launch, and 155-site campground.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Otsego Lake State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b c "Otsego Lake State Park". Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  3. ^ Albert Stoll, Jr. (ed.). "The Biennial Report of the Department of Conservation of the State of Michigan 1921–1922". p. 231. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  4. ^ "Annual Report". American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society. 1921. p. 145. Retrieved March 12, 2018.

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