Local Area Recreation Near Gaylord South / Bradford Lake KOA Holiday

Our local area is well known for a wonderful summertime getaway! Enjoy great fishing and boating on the lake, hiking and biking nearby, bring your ATV and ride the hundreds of miles of OTR trails, and sneak into Grayling or Gaylord for some great shopping and dining!  We are a great base camp for Alpenfest in Gaylord, the AuSable River Fest, and the Canoe Marathon in Grayling.  Both events occur in July - come and experience the fun!

UTV/ATV

UTV/ATV

Bradford Lake KOA sits adjacent to miles upon miles of UTV trails that are just a short ride away!

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Biking

Biking

Biking your thing? Hit the trail straight from the campground! Though the trail technically begins just north, there is a less maintained trail that connects the campground to the actual bike trail. Note: this trail does not permit UTVs.

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Elk Viewing

Elk Viewing

Check out Gaylord's very own elk herd right from the comfort of your car! The city of Gaylord maintains a herd of about 40 elk, which roam 108 acres.

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Golf

Golf

Gaylord is known as "Golf Mecca" and for good reason! With 17 courses, and 297 holes, the golf lover is sure to find themselves in paradise.

Gaylord, MI 49735

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Call of the Wild

Call of the Wild

Family-run museum featuring a variety of North American wildlife, plus a theater & gift shop.

850 S Wisconsin Ave

Gaylord, MI 49735

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