Campsite
Rules & Policies

General Rules/Policies

  • Open: May 14 – October 17.
  • Peak Season: June 18 – September 6.
  • Events and attractions have limited availability during non-peak season.
  • Specific campsites or cottages may be requested, but are not guaranteed. We do offer you the opportunity to guarantee your favorite campsite or cottage by paying our applicable locking fee. If you opt out of the locking fee, you are guaranteed your selected site or cottage type, but NOT the specific unit number.
  • We have adopted dynamic rates which fluctuate based on occupancy similar to the hotel and airline industry. With that being said, rates vary based upon availability and are subject to change with each search.
  • 1 camping unit and 2 cars per site; extra vehicles $5, not including day guest vehicles that must park in overflow lot.
  • Must be 21 or older to rent campsite or cottage.
  • Wristbands issued upon check-in must be worn at all times to identify you as a registered guest. These wristbands also serve as your ticket to fun! They grant you access and use of the parks attractions, activities, and facilities. You may be turned away from an activity or attraction if a wristband is not present.
  • The following flags are allowed to be displayed at your site and throughout the campground, American, Canadian, Military, including Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Coast Guard, POW, MIA, and veterans, sports and decorative flags such as holiday, seasonal or garden.
  • Please no bicycle riding after dark; helmets recommended.
  • Campers may arrive on a motorcycle, but are not permitted to ride the vehicle around the park.
  • Sorry, we cannot accept reservations that include a Saturday arrival or departure, unless made within 1 week of booking.
  • Bookings made during Memorial Day Weekend, Labor Day Weekend, or Columbus Day Weekend with a Sunday departure date will not be accepted, unless made within 1 week of booking.
  • Three-night minimum during Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Columbus Day weekends.
  • Quiet hours: Daily 10PM-8AM.

Campsite Reservations

  • Check-in time is 3pm. We do have an early access option beginning at 11am, but it is available only if site is vacant (i.e. nobody in the site before  you). It also involves a fee based on the time of check-in.
    • Early access (before check-in time) does not guarantee site/cottage will be ready or available at time of arrival. Early access only guarantees access to the campground and campground attractions, which requires parking in overflow. Access is based on availability – please call for info. We absolutely cannot accommodate access prior to 11am, so please plan your travel accordingly.
  • Check-out time is 1pm. Extended access is available for $10 during non-peak season and $25 during peak season to stay in the park until 6pm. Subject to availability.
    • Extended access (after check out time) does not guarantee guest will be able to stay on site until departing from the park. extended access only guarantees access to the campground and campground attractions, which requires parking in overflow. Access is based on availability.
  • One camping unit per site.
  • Two-night minimum on all campsites.
  • Limit 8 people per site. Rates based on 4 people (2 years old and older). Additional person fee applies.
  • Pets are not allowed on tent sites.
  • Pets of the registered RV site occupant are welcome, but limited to 2 pets per site. Guests or visitors may not bring pets with them. If they arrive with a pet, they will not be permitted to enter the park. Pet owner is responsible for noise and clean up. Pets must be kept on a leash and may not be left unattended at the site. No pets allowed at tent sites. We reserve the right to remove hostile pets from the parks. View our Pet Waiver here.

Cancellation Policies

  • We do not give credit or refunds due to the discomforts of nature. The fun continues rain or shine. Changing the dates of a reservation is considered a cancellation of the existing reservation and re-booking a new reservation, and will be subject to a $25 re-booking fee. Our cancellation policy varies depending on the timing of your cancellation notice in advance of the reservation date.
2+ WEEKS1+ WEEKSLess than 1 Week
Refund minus $25 cancellation fee OR full refund issued in camp credit
50% of reservation issued in camp credit and 50% of reservation forfeited
Full reservation forfeited

Change Policy:

  • Changes to reservation arrival or departure dates made outside of the cancellation window (2+ weeks) will result in a one-time courtesy change and every change made thereafter will be charged a $15 service fee.
  • Changes made to decrease occupancy or pets resulting in a credit owed will result in the issuance of a Camp Credit. Camp Credit will remain active on the User Account and will expire one year from issuance.
  • Reservation arrival or departure dates may not be changed inside the cancellation window.

Payment Policy:

  • Payment is due in full at time of booking.
  • We gladly accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express.
  • Are you struggling to pay in full? Give us a call to see how we can work with you.

No Shows:

  • Reservations will be held until check-out time on the day following your scheduled arrival. No shows will result in full forfeiture of funds.

* All rates, specials, terms and policies are subject to change at any time without notice.

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