Footnotes, Terms & Conditions
Rules and Policies*
Reservations & Cancellations
As a popular four-season destination, our seasonal site rentals are handled via waitlist. If you are interested, please submit a request for a seasonal to email@example.com. Reservations can only be made by an adult, 21 years of age or older, who shall be responsible for each site rented by that adult. Check-in time is between 2pm and 6pm Eastern. There is a $100 fee for any check-in after 6 pm. Please plan accordingly.
Reservations can be made on our website or by phone. Specific site locations are not guaranteed.
If a non-holiday reservation is canceled 30 days or more prior to your scheduled check-in date, a 50% refund of the total booking value is available upon request. We will endeavor to process qualified refunds within 10 days of such cancellation. Holiday weeks/weekends require payment in full at the time of reservation and no cancellation refund is available.
NO fee for dogs. No more than 2 dogs per Lodge/Cabin/Cottage/Site.
Occupancy limitations are as stated on the website. Camping is an outdoor experience. As such, we do not give refunds due to the discomfort of nature, noise, disruption or for early departures.
RV supplies are available for purchase. Chemical and RV classified toilet paper MUST be used at all times. NEVER USE REGULAR HOUSEHOLD TOILET PAPER.
4. Visitors and Deliveries
Up to 5 visitors per day are permitted on the premises between the hours of 8am and 8pm Eastern. Prior to entry, visitors must park and register at the entrance and sign the LIABILITY WAIVER, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS agreement. Daily fees for guests over age 12 are $20/day and children ages 3-12 are $10/day.
All guests/visitors assume all risks and dangers incidental to the activity of camping in a rustic outdoor environment including specifically, but not limited to, the dangers of being injured by insects or animals, of being injured while participating in recreational activities, such as hiking, swimming or boating and/or being injured as a result of inclement weather conditions, and agree that the campground and its members, owners, agents and employees are not liable for personal injuries, death, theft or property damage resulting from such risks and dangers.
Deliveries of camp wood are prohibited. Management reserves the right to reject deliveries of any other products, services, or offerings at its sole discretion at any time.
We look forward to meeting you and having you stay with us! The ADK Preserve wishes you safe travels.
Campground Procedures and Rules
Campers and guests are required to comply with federal, state and municipal COVID-19 rules and regulations. Management may add additional rules as it deems appropriate.
All campers and guests are required to register upon arrival, pay a fee if applicable. Campers must obtain a car tag prior to entering the campground. Vehicle tags must be displayed in front of the driver’s side windshield at all times during your stay. Guests are not permitted to drive onto the campground, but shall register and park at the entrance. Please let the office know if you are expecting visitors. Daily visitors may arrive after 8am and should depart by 8pm. Quiet time is from 10pm to 8am.
2. Check in/Check Out
Check-in time is between 2pm and 6pm. Check-out time is 12 Noon unless prior arrangements have been made with management. We will do our best to accommodate you. There is a $100 fee for late arrivals. Please plan accordingly.
3. Extending Your Stay
If you want to extend your stay please re-register by 5pm the day before you are scheduled to depart. Please keep in mind that the sooner you let us know, the better the chance you will be able to stay on your current campsite.
4. Speed Limit
The speed limit is 5 MPH. Please do not park on roadways or vacant sites. Only 1 car is allowed at each campsite.
We welcome your well-behaved dogs. We reserve the right to require aggressive or loud dogs to be removed from the campgrounds immediately upon request. Rabies vaccination certificate(s) must be provided at check in. All dogs must have a veterinarian provided flea control system. No more than 2 dogs are allowed per Lodge/Site/Cottage/Cabin. Please keep them on a 6-foot leash or shorter when walking (by a person that can control the animal) and pick up after them. Dogs cannot be left unattended. There may be a seasonal camper that offers dog sitting services available at the time of your stay. Please inquire at the office. Dogs cannot swim in the swim area, but dogs can swim at “Dog Beach”. Dogs leashed/tied at a campsite must not be closer than 6 feet from the edge of the road.
Small children should be accompanied at all times and should never be left unsupervised. Children under age 18 may not be left alone overnight. Children must be on their campsites by 9:00pm or at dark (whichever comes first) until sunrise or must be accompanied by an adult.
7. Water Preservation
Washing RV’s, trailers or vehicles is prohibited. Seasonal campers must wash boats with hot soap and water and allow them to dry in the sun prior to arrival to prevent the spread of exotic plants and undesired marine life.
Generators are prohibited from use in the campground.
Please follow the posted swim rules at all times so that we may comply with state and municipal rules. There is no lifeguard on duty. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. A minimum of 2 adults 21 years of age or older must be present whenever the swimming facility is in use, with 1 being on land. Only use the facility during the posted hours and observe all signs. Please notify the office or management in case of an emergency and call 911. Be safe and have fun!
Alcoholic beverages are allowed at your campsite only. Please drink responsibly and note that the NY State drinking age is 21.
11. Refuse and Recyclables
Refuse containers and recycling bins are available at designated locations. Please dispose of only household trash in the refuse container.
Campfires are permitted but must never be left unattended. The size of the flame must be under 2 feet and under control at all times. Campfires should not be burning after 11pm. Do not move or change fireplaces or rings. Do not burn anything unless it is wood or kindling available for purchase from management.
Stay on marked trails only.
Bright or excessive outdoor lights are prohibited. All outdoor lights should be off by 11pm. Please turn off unnecessary lights and conserve electricity.
Loud noise is NOT permitted at any time. Sound systems must be OFF between 10pm and 8am. Please park at the campsite entrance if you plan to depart before 7am.
The following is NOT permitted at any time – hunting, trapping, firearms, air guns, bows and arrows, slingshots, fireworks, explosives, chainsaws, littering, loud music, cutting or breaking of trees ($100 fine per foot), taking of fish ($100 fine), out of control fires, damaging property or disruptive conduct. Anyone found in violation may be charged, fined or asked to leave without a refund.
No reselling or distribution of any products whatsoever. Damage to trees, plants or wildlife is strictly prohibited.
Electric heaters and air conditioners are prohibited unless approved by management for an additional fee.
No deliveries inside the campground are allowed without advance approval from management.
14. New York State Law
New York State Law - requires that every full hookup site must have a sewer collar. Sewer and wash water cannot be drained on the ground.
No boats or rafts are allowed on premises (except seasonal rentals). EVERY person under 18 years old must wear a life jacket while in a boat. There must be a life jacket or flotation device in the boat for each person.
No live bait except nightcrawlers. All fish are catch and release. Do not leave fish line or hooks anywhere except your tacklebox when not in use.
17. Motorized Vehicles and Toys
All riders of bicycles, scooters, skateboards, etc. MUST wear a helmet and such activities are prohibited after dusk. Electric and/or battery-operated ride-on "toys" are NOT allowed. Boats, motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles and other motorized vehicles are NOT allowed.
Smoking legal substances is allowed ONLY at your campsite. Be considerate of neighboring down-wind campsites (we reserve the right to prohibit smoking at campsites as necessary). Do not leave butts or trash on the ground.
19. Campsite Maintenance
Campsites must be kept neat and free of trash and cans. Do not put campsite trash in restroom or other containers. Do not put or burn, trash, bottles or cans in fireplaces or fire rings. The dumpster and recycle bins are in designated locations. PLEASE separate your recyclables from trash and remove labels and lids as appropriate.
20. Campsite Bathhouse Access
The bathhouse is currently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
*All Rules and Policies are subject to change without notice per management.
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