Frequently Asked Questions:
|Can we make reservations
||No, but you
can email a request with the information found on our "Reservations"
We require a non-refundable deposit for holiday weekends, you must call us
for availability and secure the campsite with a non-refundable deposit.
We disconnected the "Online Reservations" due to size
and the RV's required amperage rating.
(We require 50 amp units to plug into a 50 amp receptacle.
We do not allow using reducing adapters from 50 to 30 amp due to damage to
wiring in the service pedestals.)
|What time is
||Check-In is After 2 PM.
and Before 10PM
(11PM on Friday/Saturday)
Before 2 PM.
As the sites may be occupied before or after your stay,
please adhere to these times.
|How late can we check in?
||We prefer all campers to
be checked in by 11:00 PM on Friday/Saturday nights and by 10:00 PM Sunday
through Thursday. This reduces the chance of disturbing neighboring
|How many tents can we set
up on a campsite?
||We allow one (1) tent per
campsite. We will allow a second tent to be set up for the registered
campers dependant children under 18 years of age. A Maximum of 1 week for
|How many people can we
have on a campsite?
||Our policy is
One immediate household family which include 2 Adults and their dependant
children. We allow 1 vehicle per site. Other vehicles MUST be parked in an
overflow parking area.
|Can I adapt my power to a
||We require you to plug your RV into
the correct power supply. Please click to see our page explaining our
|How big are your
||Our campsite sizes vary,
this campground was started back in the 1960's and camping units were much
smaller then. We have adjusted many of the site sizes and can accommodate
up to 40 ft. trailers on a couple of the full hook-up sites. (We do not
allow RV's over 40ft - They can NOT navigate our turns!)
Our Electric/water campsites are approx. 35 W x 40 L
Our Electric only sites vary in size but can only
accommodate tents, Pop-Ups and Trailers up to 24 ft.
Our primitive campsites were made larger as to put
space between campers. Though the sites are large, our tent/vehicle policy still
|What does the Full
Hook-up site include?
||Our Full Hook-up sites
include Electric, water and a sanitary connection.
|Why don't you allow RV's
over 40 feet long?
Campground was built in 1965, They didn't create campsites nor the roads to
handle the larger RV's of today. As a courtesy to our guests, we limit the
size of RV's to ones that will fit into a campsite and able to navigate our
gravel roads. We have (4) full hook up sites that can hold 36-40 ft RV's.
If your RV is 36ft to 40ft long, we suggest having reservations to assure
one of these sites.
|Why do you charge for
because it works!
We have spent thousands of dollars in equipment to offer WiFi to our guests
and feel we should be able to recover some of the costs.
Our system is designed for Email and web browsing only due to the broadband
we can receive from our ISP.
Video streaming is discouraged and the system will adjust speeds
automatically depending on the number of users on the system to make access
equal for everyone.
(How many places have you stayed that offered free WiFi and you could not
|When is your pool open?
We generally open the
pool for the Memorial Day weekend and close it in late September/early
October. Daily hours may vary but generally 10 AM to 8 PM
Temperatures are above 70 degrees.
The pool is open to the Public Sunday Through Friday 10AM to 6 PM.
(Closed to the Public on Saturdays& Holiday weekend Sundays)
|Do you have a dump
||Yes, but, it
is only available to our camping guests. Since we are on septic systems, we
do not allow outside campers to use our dump station.
A dump station is available at Lafayette Trailer
Sales Monday through Saturday. Also keep in mind that many Flying J fuel
stops also offer dump service.
|Do you offer any type of
||No, Camping is an outdoor
recreation, we do not offer any refunds do to the inconvenience of nature,
early departure, eviction
or reasons beyond human control.
|Do you offer discounts?
decided not to inflate our rates to offer discounts to a limited amount of
campers. Instead, we price our sites comparable to other campgrounds based
on size, location and
|Can we run a generator?
||No, We do not allow
generators to be operated on the campground. We have sites with power
available if needed. Other guests do not want to listen to a running generator.
|Do you have a boat ramp?
boat ramp can
handle most river (flat bottom boats) without any problem. The ramp is
fairly steep but has not been a problem for most guests.
We do not allow
non-campers access to/from our boat ramp.
There is a boat ramp available 1 mile
downstream. (West of the campground)
A public access to Americus is
located at the Grant Street Bridge.
We do not charge a boat ramp fee to registered
|Can we leave our boats in
||We do NOT recommend
leaving your boat or anything of value in or near the water. The Wabash River is a
Federal River with many public access points.
Remember, There are no easements on a Federal Rivers.
|Do we need a fishing
license to fish?
licenses are required. See the Indiana DNR site for additional Information.
|Do you sell bait?
||No, But there
is a Gas Station located at the entrance of the campground and they sell bait. We do sell
some common fishing supplies. There is also a Sporting goods store near
I-65 (Arrows III) We do NOT allow access to the Gas Station for river
goers, use the Grant Street Bridge access.
|What activities do you
||We have an activity
scheduled for every weekend throughout the season.
Click on Weekend Activities from the left menu.
|What is a Visitor Fee?
||A fee charged to
NON-Camping visitors. Visitors MUST be off the Campground by
10 PM. (NO EXCEPTIONS!)
|Daily (until 10 PM)
(until 2 PM the following day PPPD= Per Person Per Day)
|Why are non-camping
guests charged a fee to visit us?
||You as a camper have paid
to use our facilities. Your guests are using "our" facilities, drive on
our roads and are an added liability to the campground.
We are here for our campers, not their visitors.
If the visitor wants to stay later than 10 PM then they should rent a
campsite by 8 PM.
|Why don't you allow
campers guest to enter after 8:30 PM?
this policy due to the fact guests must vacate by 10PM and have found that
guests do not leave by 10 when they arrive after 8:30 PM
|We have read mixed
reviews concerning your campground n the Internet
over 10,000 guests each year. It's impossible to please everyone that
visits us, we do our best to offer a campground with recreational
activities. Thou some people feel certain rules do not apply to them. We
apply our rules equally amongst our guests and unfortunately some people
feel that we are too strict when they break our rules and post negative
comments. Remember, there are always 2 sides to each story.
|Are Golf Carts allowed?
||Yes, BUT, the camper MUST
provide us with a copy of the insurance policy with the golf cart listed
PRIOR to unloading the cart.
Golf Carts at campgrounds are NOT covered under your home-owners policy.
Golf Carts Rules are strictly enforced.
|Is Alcohol allowed?
||We allow responsible
drinking for guests over 21 years old.
But Remember -- Get Rowdy --- Get Gone
We do NOT allow Glass bottles in the
recreation room or the swimming pool area. If you bring glass bottles,
please be sure they go into the trash. You will also be required to keep the glass bottles
in YOUR own campsite.
|Why do you discourage the
use of glass bottles?
Safety! We do not want any of our guests to cut themselves on broken glass.
Glass Bottles also "cost" us time and money. If you miss picking up a bottle, a child will
most likely find it and break it! We have also lost a few tires while
cutting the grass. Therefore we discourage the use of Glass in any
|Have a question not
||Drop us an e-mail and
we'll be happy to answer any question concerning the campground.