The discovery was made on a road next to Kinloss Barracks in Moray on Sunday morning.
Officers closed the B9011 between Findhorn and Kinloss while a cordon was put in place.
A spokesman said: “Police Scotland can confirm the body of a man has been discovered by Kinloss Barracks on the B9011 between Findhorn and Kinloss.
“The death is currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries are at an early stage.”
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An investigation has been launched into the unexplained death after the man was found on a road next to Kinloss Barracks in Moray on Sunday morning.