Otter Lake

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The Otter Lake complex is a picturesque outdoor recreation area nestled amid spruce and birch trees located on the back of JBER. the Boat House rents rowboats, canoes, kayaks, and paddle boats for use on the lake during the summer. When the lake freezes in the winter, it becomes a fantastic skating surface and great for ice fishing. Also available at Otter Lake are rental cabins, and RV and tent sites overlooking the lake. For more information on Otter Lake rentals and cabins during open season (May – September), call 384-6245.

Otter Lake Lodge:

The Lodge is located at Otter Lake. It is a two-story chalet with a full kitchen and bar. This is a great venue for parties, weddings, squadron functions and meetings. Bookings for the venue are taken up to six months out. There is seating for 168 guests. Packages available to include Lower Pavilion rental and cabin rentals. For more information or for rentals, contact us at 907-854-1734.

Otter Lake Pavilions:

We have three pavilions at Otter Lake: the Lower Pavilion, the Upper Pavilion and the A-Frame Pavilion. The Lower Pavilion is located right below the Otter Lake Lodge. The Upper Pavilion and the A-Frame are located at the Upper Otter Lake Campground.


  • Lower Pavilion : $100.00/per day, military function with commanders letter is $75.00/day
  • Upper Pavilion and A-Frame: $75.00/day, $50.00/day with commander letter.

Otter Lake Camping Information:

There are campsites at both the lake and upper campground. Camp sites are first come, first served. Pricing is $12.00/night for one tent, each additional tent is $5.00/night. There is availability for up to four tents per site. RV sites are $17.00/night, no hook ups.



For more information on Otter Lake rentals and cabins during the open season (May – September), call 384-6245, or when Otter Lake closed (mid September – March), call 854-1734  .


Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday: 12 – 8 p.m.

Saturday – Sunday & Holidays: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.