Welcome to the Official Website of Otter Lake Park

About Us

Otter Lake was built in 1969 as a water supply for several area towns.  Otter Lake is 765 acres with a maximum depth of 54 feet and an average depth of 21 feet.  Recreational activities are available as well as an annual campground that consists of 254 campsites.

Bill Payment Options

Looking for the most convenient way to pay your bill? We offer a wide variety of payment options to our customers. Simply choose the option that best suits your needs... Learn more...

Overnight Camping

There are some campsites available with electric and water hookups or if you prefer to "rough it" there are primitive sites as well... Learn more...

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JOB OPENING

August 02, 2022

Job Opening – Park Custodian

The Otter Lake Water Commission is accepting applications for a part-time seasonal janitorial position. This position is approximately 16 to 20 hours per week April through October. Duties include cleaning of the campground shower houses and restrooms. Individual must have a valid driver’s license and must pass a drug screen. Pay starting at $15 per hour. Applications can be picked up at our office or printed from our website at www.otterlakepark.net/jobs. Applications may be dropped off or mailed to 13671 Emmerson Airline Rd, Girard IL 62640 or emailed to campground@otterlakewater.net. Applications will be accepted until Saturday, August 20, 2022.

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Celebrate, Rest, Relax & Repeat!

Celebrate, Rest, Relax & Repeat!

December 01, 2022

Wishing the Happiest of Holidays to Family and Friends This Holiday Season! 

For the most wonderful and spirited time of year, it is easy to forget to take care of yourself while you are making everyone else’s holiday magical. Well, did you realize that, in general, basic hydration tends to dwindle during the winter months? 

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