The following guidelines are for everyone’s convenience and will make your visit
to the Preserve run more smoothly and hopefully make your stay more enjoyable.
Arrival: Arrival and departure is 12:00 noon. There are no refunds for early departures.
We accept Visa, Master Card, or Discover. Please come to the office upon arrival
to check in. If the office is closed, please leave a note on the note pad by the
door, giving your name and site. Come to the office in the morning to pay your camping
fees and to get your permit for a campfire. By law you must have a permit to have
Fireplaces:DO NOT MOVE THE FIREPLACES. The Forest Service determines where they
are built. Moving them can result in State fines and the termination of the permit.
Never leave a fire unattended even for a few minutes. Also, it has been our experience
that glass and metal do not burn, so please do not put them in the fireplaces. Please
do not peel the bark from Birch trees. It will kill them. Firewood can be purchased
at the office.
Picnic Tables: If you move a picnic table, please put it back in the original position
before you leave. It is difficult for one person to move alone.
Trash: This Preserve is a Carry In – Carry Out facility. If you must use a dumpster,
it is located in the office area between the two sheds. All recyclables (aluminum
cans, plastic bottles, glass, tin cans with no labels) must be put in our recycle
bins. Be sure all trash is bagged and tied securely. Please help keep our sites
clean and do your part by recycling.
Pets: Pets are welcome. However, they must be kept on a leash at all times to ensure
they do not disturb others. You are responsible for cleaning up after your pets.
There is a minimal fee per dog per night. In respect of your fellow campers, please
keep dog(s) from barking excessively.
Canoe Rentals: Canoe rentals are available at the office. Paddles and adult life
preservers are provided. If you have small children you must bring a preserver that
Quiet Time: Please respect other nearby campers by reducing noise at 10 p.m. Sound
carries across the lake and can be disturbing to some.
Water: Water is available at the main office. Please return empty water jugs to
designated area for refilling.