General Campground Information

Cancellation Policies

We understand that life is full of surprises, and unforeseen circumstances. If you do need to change or cancel your reservation with us, please call us at 970-963-2341. Note, we can only change or cancel your reservation by speaking with you, no emails please. All reservations require a deposit to guarantee a site, you must adhere to the cancellation policy below or your deposit will be forfeited. Because we are located in the Rocky Mountains, weather and road closures cannot be used as a reason for cancellation. A $10 cancellation fee is charged to all reservations made within the allowed times by 4 p.m. by telephone call only at 970-963-2341. Our Change/Cancellation policy is as follows.RV and TENTS:  48 hours prior to you arrival dateDELUXE CABINS: 14 days prior to your arrival dateAIRSTREAM and TEEPEE: 7 days prior to your arrival dateHOLIDAY change/cancellation policy is as follows:RV SITES: 7 days prior to your arrival dateDELUXE CABINS: 30 days prior to your arrival dateAirstream and TEEPEE: 7 days prior to your arrival dateTENT SITES:  48 hours prior to arrival dateGuests are responsible for all nights reserved regardless of day of departure or arrival.  Because we have saved your site for the dates you have chosen, there are no refunds for early departures.GROUP RESERVATIONS: All group reservations MUST be approved and made by management (4 or more sites on the property together)  All sites reserved in the group require a 50% deposit at the time of reservation, with FULL PAYMENT DUE 45 days prior to arrival. Cancellations with 45 days notice are refunded less the $10 fee. Less than 45 days: refunded only to the extent sites are re-rented less the $10 fee.   Special Approved Extended Stays:  45 days prior to your arrival date to receive a refund, less a $10 cancellation fee.

Check in & Check out time

RV and Tent sites: Check in time is 12 noon
Cabins & Special Accommodations: Check in time is 3:00 pm. Check out time for all sites is 11:00 am.

Bathrooms & Showers

We have a newly built beautiful bathhouse for all registered guests to use. It is well kept and very clean! The showers are free for registered guests only. Please help us in keeping it clean by picking up after yourselves and no dogs allowed in the bathrooms. Thank you!

Visitor Policy

For the safety and security of our park, all visitors MUST check-in at the office before entering our park. There is a visitors fee of $3/person, along with a $5 per extra vehicle parking fee. This fee will cover a day use of our amenities with the registered guest only and extra vehicles will need to park in designated visitor parking area. All guests are allowed on the property between the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. The $3/person visitors fee will be assessed to all unregistered visitors to the site they are visiting. Please arrange with our staff ahead of time to notify us if a visitor is just coming to pick you up or dropping you off.

Camp Sink

We do provide a dish washing sink for our campers located outside our bathhouse. Please DO NOT wash dishes inside the bathrooms. Thank You!

Smoking Policies

All of our buildings, cabins and special accommodations are all NON SMOKING. Please respect others clean air!

Firewood & Fire Policy & Fireworks

We sell firewood at our office and can deliver it to your site if requested. Each site has a fire ring and fires are only allowed within this fire ring and must be controlled at all times. We love fires camping just as much as you do; however, if there is a local fire ban set in place due to drought conditions, NO fires will be allowed at our campground during such time. Fireworks are NOT allowed at anytime in our campground.

Pool Rules and Dates & Hours

In Colorado, we can never predict the weather, but we aim to have our pool open by June 1 - Labor Day and Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Our pool is for registered guests only and for paid visitors with the registered guest they are visiting. ALL guests must check-in at office before entering pool. No lifeguard on duty. All children 16 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult at all times. No smoking, pets or glass allowed in pool area.

Site Maximums

For the comfort and safety of all our guests, our sites have a limit on vehicles and guests allowed. Each RV & TENT site is allowed ONE vehicle per site with a maximum of 6 people, exception: site 10 w/ 8 max & 2 vehicles. Each CABIN is allowed TWO vehicles with a maximum of 2-3 people in the studios, 6 people in the midsize and 8 people in the large cabins. Please respect the other guests around you and follow these rules.

Pet Policy

Friendly pets are welcome! To ensure all guests feel safe, all pets must be leashed at all times when outside your RV, tent, or cabin. Do not leave your pet unattended at any time and please pick up after your pet at all times. We provide doggie bags and trash receptacles throughout the park. We also provide a dog park for nice dogs to run free within this fenced area only. Dogs are only allowed in dog-friendly cabins, with the appropriate fee required, with a maximum of 1 or 2 dogs max., depending on cabin size. Dogs are not allowed in our office/clubhouse/laundry building or our bathhouse. Please respect all guest when walking your dog. Aggressive and loud pets of any kind are not allowed.   A one time fee of is required per dog. Please see each cabin description per maximum dog allowances.  Our insurance does not allow the following breeds: Rottweiler, Pitt Bull & Doberman Pinscher.

Group Reservations

All group reservations can only be approved & made by management. Groups are defined as 4 or more sites on the property together. We will limit cabin & RV groups to 5 cabins total in our peak seasons. Any reservations made without approval will be canceled. Due to the high demand area we are located in & being a smaller campground, we have select times we can accommodate groups. These dates are as follows: May 1 through mid May & the whole month of October.  All sites reserved in the group require a 50% deposit at time of reservation, with FULL PAYMENT DUE 45 days prior to arrival date. Cancellation/Change policy: A $10 fee per site will be charged for all cancellations. If more than 45 days notice is given, full payment less the $10 cancellation fee will be refunded. If less than 45 days notice, payment will be refunded to the extent the sites are re-rented, less the $10 fee. Guests are responsible for all nights reserved regardless of the day of departure and arrival. Because we are located in the Rocky Mountains, weather or road closures cannot be used for cancelations.

Garbage & Recycling

We have 2 large bear proof dumpsters located in our campground. Please dispose of your trash in these receptacles only. We do not allow old tents, camping chairs, stoves, etc. to be placed in our dumpsters, they are for normal trash only. WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO RECYCLE! We have two recycling cans located at the laundry room entrance for glass, plastics with a recyclable symbol only, and aluminum cans. No cardboard or paper at this time please. Thank you!

Meet Your Hosts

God is my refuge & strength- Psalm 46:1

Ray and Erin are both natives to this beautiful state of Colorado!  We love it here and are going to stay.  We love the simple ways of life, unplugged, homeschooling our kids and trying to provide our guests a piece of happiness in this amazing setting we've been given on the Crystal River.  We hope you enjoy your stay with us, and please let us know if there's anything we should change.

Thank You! 
Ray & Erin Nielsen