Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions2020-09-16T12:24:40-04:00

Have questions? Find your answers here!

We are camping at our friend’s house or just passing through, can we pay to use your dump station?2020-10-14T10:11:13-04:00

No! We do not allow non-campers to dump their black water (sewer) or gray water (shower & sink) even for a fee.

Do you allow ATV’s? Where are the closest ATV trails?2020-10-14T10:11:13-04:00

ATV’s are not allowed to be ridden in the campground. The closest ATV trails are in Marienville in the Allegheny National Forest. They are about 20 miles away.

Do you allow kid’s electric scooters or Razers?2020-10-14T10:11:14-04:00


Do you allow Golf Carts?2020-10-14T10:11:14-04:00


Are we allowed to bring our own firewood?2020-10-14T10:11:14-04:00

We sell firewood at the office or you may purchase wood locally. The transport of firewood is regulated by the PA Dept of Agriculture. When the PA Dept of Agriculture is not restricting the movement of firewood, you may bring your own wood as long as it is not infested or rotten, the pieces must fit inside a fire ring and you must burn what you bring. Check with the PA Dept of Agriculture for requirements.

How far are you from Cook Forest?2020-10-14T10:11:14-04:00

We are in the Cook Forest Area and are located just 3 miles from the Fire Tower, one of the main attractions in the park, and 5 miles from the Clarion River, where they do the tubing and canoeing.

When is your pool open?2020-10-14T10:11:14-04:00

The pool is open from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend.

How deep is your pool and is it heated?2020-10-14T10:11:15-04:00

The pool is 3’ deep in the shallow end and goes to 6’ in the deep end. The pool is heated.

Can my visitors bring a pet?2020-10-14T10:11:15-04:00

We prefer that your visitors leave their pets at home.

How many pets can I bring?2020-10-14T10:11:15-04:00

There is a 2-pet limit per campsite (or 3 dogs if they are small or miniature dogs.)

Can I bring my pet and leave them in my car or chained outside?2020-10-14T10:11:15-04:00

No. For the safety of your pet, a pet cannot be left unattended in a vehicle or on the site.

Can I bring my pet if I am staying in the cabin or one of the rooms?2020-10-14T10:11:16-04:00

Sorry, pets are not allowed in our rental units.

Can I leave my pet in a crate outside if I leave the park?2020-10-14T10:11:16-04:00

No, a pet cannot be left unattended on a campsite.

Can I bring my pet if I am staying in a tent?2020-10-14T10:11:16-04:00

Camping friendly pets are allowed as long as they are kept on a leash, cleaned up after, not left unattended and not a nuisance to neighbors.

Does that mean if I leave the park, I must take my pet?

Yes, if you leave the park you must take your pet since pets cannot be left unattended.

Can I bring my pet if I am staying in a trailer or pop-up?2020-10-14T10:11:16-04:00

Camping friendly pets are allowed as long as they are kept on a leash, cleaned up after, not left unattended and not a nuisance to neighbors.

Does that mean if I leave the park, I must take my pet?

If you leave the campground, you may leave your pet inside your trailer provided it is does not bark and you are only leaving for a short time.

Are my visitors allowed to swim and participate in activities?2020-10-14T10:11:16-04:00

Guests who have paid the daily visitor fee or overnight guest fee are allowed to use our facilities and participate in activities the same as all other registered campers.

Can I have visitors come and see me while I am camping?2020-10-14T10:11:17-04:00

If you have visitors, they must stop at the office to register, get a car tag and pay the daily visitor fee for each person over the age of 6. Day visitors must leave by 10:30 PM.  Please inform your visitors they will be required to pay a visitor fee before going to your site

Overnight guests must stop at the office to register and pay the overnight guest fee for each person over the age of 6.

Do you have a security gate?2020-10-14T10:11:17-04:00

Yes, we do have a security gate. A gate card requires a $20 deposit. The credit card used to guarantee your campsite will be used to secure your gate card. If the gate card is not returned in useable condition before you leave, $20 will be applied to the credit card.

If a gate card is lost or damaged, $20 will be applied to the credit card used to secure the gate card.

Can we check-out late or after 1:00 PM?2020-10-14T10:11:17-04:00

Campsites – Sunday through Thursday we offer a late check-out of 5:00 PM for an additional $5.00 if the site you are on is available.  There are no late check-outs available on Friday or Saturday.

Cabin and Rooms – We do not offer late check-outs for the cabin or rooms.

Can we check-in before 3:00 PM for our campsite?2020-10-14T10:11:17-04:00

Campsites – Early check-ins are dependent upon site availability and are subject to an early check-in fee of up to a half day rate.   There are no early check-ins allowed on Saturday or Sunday. We do not guarantee the availability of an early check-in when a reservation is made.

Cabins – Early check-in in not allowed at the cabin. If a guest arrives early, they must wait until 3:00 PM in order to allow us to clean the cabin properly.

When can we check-in? When must we check-out?2020-07-29T10:54:58-04:00

Campsite – Check-in is any time after 3:00 PM and check-out is any time before 1:00 PM.

Cabin – Check-in is any time after 3:00 PM and check-out is any time before 11:00 AM.

Rooms – Check-in is any time after 3:00 PM and check-out is any time before 11:00 AM.

If I make a cabin reservation, how much of a deposit is required?2020-06-08T12:27:27-04:00

A cabin reservation requires a deposit equal to ½ of the rental fee. You may mail in a check or use your credit card. If a credit card is used, the deposit amount will be placed on the card. There is a 2-month cancellation time frame for the cabin. If a cabin reservation is cancelled for any reason with 2-months or less notice the full deposit is forfeited. If a reservation is cancelled with more than -2-months’ notice, a $50 cancellation fee will be deducted from the refund sent back to them.

If I make a camping or room reservation, how much of a deposit is required?2020-06-08T12:26:47-04:00

For regular weekends we require a one-night deposit. For holidays, a 3-night deposit is required.

Special event weekends require a 2-night deposit. You may either mail in a check, pay cash or use your credit card as a guarantee.

Do I have to pay when I make my camping reservation?2020-06-08T12:26:06-04:00

You can either mail in a check for your deposit or you may use a credit card as a guarantee. If you use a credit card as a guarantee, nothing will go through at the time of the reservation. That way, you can either pay by cash or credit card when you check in. The only way something would go through in advance is if you were to cancel for any reason.

Can I make a 1-night cabin reservation?2020-06-08T12:24:07-04:00

In the Spring and Fall there is a 2-night minimum for cabin reservations. The weekend before Memorial Day, Memorial Day Weekend, Labor Day Weekend and the weekend after Labor Day require a 3-night minimum. There is a 5-night minimum stay required in June, July and August. Shorter stays may be available if there are open dates between reservations.

Can I make a one-night camping reservation?2020-06-08T12:23:36-04:00

During the summer, a minimum 2-night stay is required for guaranteed advance non-holiday weekend reservations and a 3-night minimum is required for holiday reservations. Midweek reservations are accepted for a 1-night stay.

How many camping units are allowed on a campsite?2020-06-08T12:24:50-04:00

One camping unit is allowed per site.  A tent cannot be placed on a site with a trailer or pop-up. Two small tents, for up to four people, can be placed on a tent site.

How many people are allowed on a campsite?2020-07-29T10:49:28-04:00

There is a limit of 7 people allowed on a campsite.