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Ogemaw County Fair

2300 Rifle River Trail, West Branch, MI, 48661

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Last Updated: November 16, 2023

Closed Dates: October 16 - April 21

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$20per night

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Campground Overview

Located in West Branch, Michigan, Ogemaw County Fair can host your family camping trip, your family reunion or any other number of events. We invite you to come and enjoy camping in our wooded camping area on fairgrounds property. We have several amenities to offer including horseshoe pits, basketball court, playground, access to the Rifle River for fishing and wading, Wangler Pavilion and more. We feature 70 wooded sites with water and electric 30/50 amp hookups, 40 wooded rustic camp sites and 20 wooded group camping areas with electricity! Whether its for a short and or long term stay, we hope to see you soon!

***If the grounds are rented by a group then open camping may not be available. Fair week camping is full, however you may be added to a list for another year if a site should become available***

Check In

Check In Time: 3PM | Please stop by caretaker's office to check in before proceeding to your site. If no one is there find your reservation marked on map and in campground.


Motorized Vehicles

All motorized off-road vehicles (golf carts, side by sides, etc.) are not permitted to be driven/ridden within the confines of the Ogemaw Agricultural Society property, the Ogemaw County Fairgrounds. Ogemaw County Agricultural Society Fair Board members and other persons working on behalf of the Fair Board can operate such vehicles with written permission of the fair board. if your vehicle is licensed to be operated on the highway, you may drive it to the Fair Grounds and must park it until you leave the Fair Grounds by a direct route. Anyone disregarding this rule will be removed from the property.

Smoking Restrictions

NO SMOKING on fair grounds

Camping Curfew

Parents or guardians are responsible for having all minor children at the campsite by 11:30 PM.


Shirts and shoes required on grounds (no bare feet).

Fairground Rules Pertaining to Dogs

Dogs are ONLY allowed in the campgrounds. All dogs must be registered at time of camp registration. You must present proof of dog license, the breed, and coloring of the dog. All dogs must be leashed or tied at campsite and must stay on the assigned lot. The dog's owner must clean up all droppings. All non-compliers will forfeit next year's campsite, and the dog will be picked up by an on-site dog catcher. Dogs causing disturbance to neighboring campers will be required to leave the fairgrounds. EXCEPTION: Seeing eye dogs and dogs in the canine program. Canine class dogs will be allowed to be led to and from the judging area at scheduled times only.


Unlawful weapons are prohibited on the grounds.

Unauthorized Vehicles

No bikes, four-wheelers, go-karts, skateboards, roller blades, heelies, scooters, or any other off road vehicles are to be used during fair week except those authorized by the fair board.


Ogemaw County Agricultural Society will not be responsible for injuries and personal property stolen or lost, at or during the Ogemaw County Fair.

Fire Restrictions

No unauthorized fires allowed on the grounds.

Camping Restrictions

No unauthorized overnight camping.

Alcoholic Beverages

No alcoholic beverages will be allowed on the grounds.

Pet Restrictions

All animals must be caged or on a leash and must remain in their designated areas.

Vehicle Restrictions

All vehicles must be parked in the proper parking area provided.


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