The Grove by the River

Camping Rules and Regulations

Reservations and Refunds

  • The Grove by the River accepts reservations online.

  • Payment is accepted in the form of a major credit card. Full payment is due when making reservations.

  • The Grove by the River does not refund reservations once they are made.

  • The Grove by the River reserves the right to remove any registered guest or visitor from the property. No refund will be issued to expelled guests.

Campground Boundaries

  • The land and river to the north and south of the campground are private property. Please no trespassing.

  • No personal items outside of your designated camp site.


River Warning

  • Caution river on property. Enter at your own risk.

  • No waste water or trash dumping in the river.



  • Limit 1 vehicle per site.

  • Additional vehicle passes may be purchased for $5 per vehicle / per day. Contact the office for special season parking passes.

  • Vehicles must display their parking pass at all times.


Pet Policy

  • Limit two pets per camp site.

  • We do not permit pets on sites 1, 15, 16, and 17.

  • Pets must be on a leash at all times.

  • Pets must be cleaned up after.

  • No pets permitted on the playground.

  • No pets permitted in buildings with the exception of service animals.


Smoking Policy

  • No smoking within 30 feet of any building.

  • Butts must be placed in appropriate receptacles.

  • No butts on the ground.

  • No smoking permitted on the playground.

  • Portable butt containers are available for free in the camp office.


Campfire Policy

  • Fires must be attended at all times.

  • Fires must be contained within designated fire rings.

  • Fires must be completely extinguished and doused with water when exiting the campground.

  • Firewood may be purchased from the camp store (if available) or carried into the campground.

Children Policy

  • Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.

  • Children may not play in or near the river unattended.


Bathhouse Policy

  • Available to registered guests only.

  • Please limit showers to 10 minutes.

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Please report any vandalism or graffiti to the camp office.

  • Do not flush anything except toilet paper in the toilets.


Sewer Connections

  • Do not flush anything except toilet paper in toilets.

  • Report any spills to camp office.

Gate Policy

  • Gates close when staff leave for the day.

  • Gate may not be left open after hours.

  • Lost or damaged gate openers must be reported to the camp office.

  • Gate openers may be dropped in the afterhours drop box or returned to the camp office.

  • For the safety of all, a guest that opens the gate after hours is RESPONSIBLE for closing the gate behind them.


Guest Policy

  • Visitor parking is limited to the area to the south side of the shelter house.

  • Additional parking is available in the banquet hall / playground parking lot.

  • No visitors permitted after 8 pm.

  • Overnight guests must be registered in the camp office.


Quiet Time Policy

  • Quiet hours 10 pm – 7 am.


Bicycle Policy

  • Peddle powered bikes are permitted on driveways, parking lots, and in the playground.

  • No bikes permitted in empty sites.

  • Safety equipment encouraged.


Concealed Carry Policy

  • Individuals with state issued concealed carry license must follow all state laws.

  • No concealed carry permitted in the banquet hall.


Check Out Policy

  • Check out time is 11 am.

  • No refunds for early check out.


Tree Policy

  • No nails or tacks in trees.

  • No trimming or cutting trees.


Trash Policy

  • Trash must be taken to the dumpster at the end of the banquet hall parking lot.

  • No trash left in fire rings.


Fishing Policy

  • Fishing is permitted in the river.

  • Catch and release fishing only.

  • Fisherman must follow all state laws.

  • Anyone 16 years or older are required to have a fishing license.

  • The Grove does not sell fishing license.


Playground Policy

  • Playground closes at dusk.

  • Playground is designed for children.

  • No smoking on the playground.

  • No pets on the playground.

  • No bottles or glass on the playground.


Cabin/Glamper/Glamping Tents Policy

  • Limit 6 occupants per cabin/Glamper

  • Limit 3 occupants per Glamping Tent

  • No smoking in or around sites.

  • No pets in or around sites.

  • No removing items from sites.

  • No rearranging furniture.

  • No nails in the walls or decks.

  • No stickers on the walls or decks.


Season Camping

  • Sites may not be transferred.

  • No altering existing landscaping.

  • Decorations must be stored within your camper when not present.

  • No trash cans outside of campers.

  • Please notify staff if you will be removing your camper at any time.