Otter Lake Campground
& RV Park on Otter Lake
in the Hiawatha National Forest
E 7609 Otter Lake Road
Munising, MI 49862

PHONE: 855-723-3662

E-mail us:
Click Here for Reservation Form


Otter Lake Campground is located on the shores of Otter Lake in the Hiawatha National Forest near Munising, Lake Superior, and the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Otter Lake Campground is located just off Buckhorn Road, southwest of Munising.

Open May through November
Pets Welcome
Seasonal Sites Available
Campground Manager: Lauren

Otter Lake Campground offers 70 scenic sites with electric hook-ups, picnic tables, and a fire pit.  Some sites are located in a sunny area while others are in a wooded area so you have a nice selection of campsites for your camping trip.

All campsites have easy access to the lakeshore on Otter Lake where there is a sandy area with a small beach for wading and a playground for the kids. Otter Lake is a non-motorized lake but rowboats, canoes, kayaks, and paddle boats are available for rent or you can bring your canoe or kayak for fun on the water.

Otter Lake is a family oriented campground and offers volleyball, corn-hole toss, tether ball, and basketball. See the Campground Host and she will supply you with the balls for some fun. Take a relaxing walk on our Nature Trails.

Otter Lake Campground offers modern restrooms with a new shower house providing campers with hot showers, a guest coin laundry, water and dump station, and a small camp store for pop, ice, firewood, kindling, "T" Shirts, and candy.

Modern Restrooms and Shower House
Laundry, Water Station, and Dunp Station

Otter Lake Campground has easy access to the ORV trails for some great riding in the Hiawatha National Forest. Bring your mountain bike for some fun riding on the back roads of the Hiawatha National Forest.

Enjoy fishing in Otter Lake for panfish, northern pike, and bass or try your luck in some of the nearby lakes in the Hiawatha Forest. For a real adventure, go charter fishing on Lake Superior.

The Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Grand Island, Lake Superior cruises, and numerous waterfalls are only about 20 minutes away and you will find restaurants, grocery stores, and shopping in Munising. There is a casino in Christmas.

Make the Otter Lake Campground your headquarters for enjoying this beautiful area in the Hiawatha National Forest, majestic Lake Superior, and the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

 Pets Welcome

* Rates:
$20 per night (without electric)
$25-$30 per night (with electric)
$35 per night (with electric and water)
Rates are subject to change without notice.

Enjoy camping on the shores of Otter Lake in the Upper Peninsula

Contact us for Reservations or additional information
PHONE: 855-723-3662
E-mail us:
Click Here for Reservation Form

For additional information and a campsite map,
visit our web site at

Directions: Take M-94 southwest of Munising to Buckhorn Road. Turn left and stay to the left. Otter Lake Campground is just a short distance down Buckhorn Road. Watch for the sign.

From Forest Highway 13, turn northwest on Buckhorn Road and continue to the campground sign.

Also Available: Rental Lodge at Otter Lake Campground
Black Bear Lodge

Black Bear Lodge has 6 bedrooms, two pullout couches, and a wood burning fireplace.

Both The lodge overlooks Otter Lake and has a full kitchens and Satellite TV.

Call or E-mail for additional information


Attractions and Recreation in the Munising Area

Exploring Munising, MI
Camp Grounds in the Upper Peninsula
Upper Peninsula Traveler Home Page


Photos: Mary Deloria

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