General Campground Information

OUR SEASON & HOURS

OUR SEASON: 
MAY 1- NOV 1

STORE HOURS:
MON-THUR:
9am-1pm & 4pm-7pm
FRI: 9am-1pm & 4pm-9pm
SAT: 9am-9pm
SUN: 9am-5pm

OFFICE HOURS:
MON-THUR: 9am-7pm
FRI & SAT: 9am-9pm
SUN: 9am-5pm
              

CHECKING IN & OUT

CHECK IN TIME:                   CHECK OUT TIME:                                     EARLY CHECK-IN:                                                                     LATE CHECK-OUT: 
3PM for Cabins                    12 NOON for everyone                 Sorry Y'all....Not available for cabins.                                                     Sorry Y'all....No late check-out for cabins. 
1PM for RV & Tent                                                           RV & tents $10 as early as 10:00am based on availability.                     RV & tents $20 up to 5pm based on availability 
                                                                                           Call the night prior because it can not be pre-reserved                     Can not be pre-reserved. Call night before for availability

CANCELLATION POLICY

 CABINS
Cancellation INSIDE OF 14 DAYS from your check-in day, results in a NONREFUNDABLE deposit of the 1st nights rate. Cancellation outside of 14 days (2 weeks) of check-in date are refunded deposit, MINUS $20 processing fee per cabin.
 
RV & TENT SITE

Canceling within 48 hours from your check-in day results in a NONREFUNDABLE first nights deposit. Cancellation outside of 2 days of check in date are refunded deposit, minus $10 processing fee per site.

NO SHOW 
If no cancellation was made by email or personally talking to a Sunbury KOA reservations clerk and you are a “No Show” on the day of check in your site is forfeited – NO REFUND is given.

HOLIDAYS
 Holiday weekends (Memorial, Independence, & Labor) are NOT eligible for any refund whatsoever.

So there is no misunderstandings as to when cancellation was made, we recommend canceling via email. You will receive a cancellation confirmation via email which will be your “proof” of cancellation.

Unfortunately, even in cases of an emergency, illness, travel issues etc. we cannot refund or transfer deposits when a cancellation occurs without proper notice.

MINIMUM STAY

  • HOLIDAYS: 3 night minimum for ALL accommodations. 
  • RV SITES: No minimum on non holiday weekdays or weekdays 
  • TENTS, CABINS, TREE HOUSES: 2 night minimum on ALL non holiday weekends.  
  • One nights deposit is required to reserve your spot. Must be 18 to reserve RV & tent sites, must be 21 to rent cabins.

YOUR SITE & VISITORS

To ensure a peaceful experience & prevent overcrowding, no more than 7 people to a campsite

RATE INCLUDES
Site rate includes 5 People & 2 dogs. Children 3 & under are free. 

EXTRA PEOPLE
Extra adults beyond the 5 people included is $8/person per night. Extra children beyond the 5 people included is $6/kid per night. 

1 UNIT PER SITE
Our sites are to be used by 1 family and 1 camping unit. We cannot accommodate extended family in additional camping units on a site, to ensure neighbors have an enjoyable camping experience.

PICKING YOUR SITE
Specific site choices are not always guaranteed. We try to accommodate every ones needs and requests but cannot promise specific sites.

VISITORS
YOU are responsible for registering and paying for your guests.
Anyone camping or visiting with you must be PRE-REGISTERED. 
No more than 7 people per site. A 2nd site is needed if over the 7 person limit.

REFUND, DEPOSIT, PAYMENT

REFUNDS:
Sadly, we cannot refund any part of your unused stay
if you choose to shorten it even in cases of emergency, family crisis, illness, inclement weather, etc. We have turned other families away in order to hold the site for your family.
Sunbury/Columbus KOA is a privately owned campground and we reserve the right to remove any guest or revoke privileges at any time with no refund to maintain the peace and relaxation of our family campers.

DEPOSIT:
1. A deposit of one night's rate is required to hold spot. (We do not hold sites longer than the end of the business day)
2. The deposit will be charged at the time of making the reservation.
3. The deposit is deducted from the amount owed.

PAYMENT:
1. Balance due at time of check in.
2. Personal Checks: Are not accepted at time of check in but will be accepted up to one week prior to check in.
3. Forms of payment: Cash, Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express
4. ATM Machine located in General Store.

FIREWOOD & PROPANE

1. We sell firewood for $5 a bundle. We deliver to your campsite!
2. You may bring in your own firewood. We encourage bringing in kiln dried wood.

PROPANE:
We do offer propane filling for all campers. Please visit our welcome station to pay and drop off your tank and we will deliver it to your site when it is filled.

GOLF CARTS

WE RENT GOLF CARTS! 
  • 4-Person electric golf carts for rent. 
  • Must be 21 years old AND have a valid driver's license. Anyone who drives the cart must have a valid driver's license. "Temps" not accepted.
  • Reserve online when you make your camping reservation.
  • $65/day=Weekends & Holidays $55/day=Weekdays.
  • One day is considered 10am to 9pm 
  • May not keep rented carts overnight. 


BRINGING YOUR OWN: ELECTRIC ONLY 
You may bring in your own electric golf cart for $5 per night
You must have a valid drivers license to drive your golf cart in our park and we do monitor.
AGAIN....NO GAS GOLF CARTS ALLOWED, ONLY ELECTRIC.

PETS

  • We love four legged friends but please leave aggressive dogs at home!
  • If you have a small doubt about your dog's behavior towards strangers or camping, please reconsider bringing them camping.
  • Limit 2 dogs. Additional dogs please inquire at time of reservation. Additional charges may apply.
  • Cabins are charged for each dog $8 per night 
  • Must be on a leash or contained at all times (except in our Bark Park).
  • No leashes over 6ft.long. When tied up at site, dog may not be able to reach to road.
  • Pets must be picked up after-even at your site.
  • Dogs that are barking constantly or aggressive may be asked to exit the park. Please don't bring your pet if you think they may ruin someone else's relaxing weekend!
  • No dogs tied up outside when you are not there.
  • Dogs are not allowed in buildings, playgrounds or POOL. 

WORKOUT ROOM

Come check out a workout key with the store clerk to keep and use during your stay. We ask that everyone who uses the workout room is at least 18 years of age. Ages 14-17 must be accompanied by an adult.

ALCOHOL

1. You can enjoy your adult beverage anywhere in our park EXCEPT for the pool. 
2.  Alcohol is permitted by legal drinking aged adults. If you must leave your site with alcohol in your hand, it
must be covered (koozie, colored cup, thermal mug, etc.).
3. No kegs permitted in the park.
4. Drunk, loud, obnoxious behavior, or fighting is never tolerated and in very rare cases, it would certainly be a reason why a guest would be asked to leave the park with no refund.
5. We are in a dry township and do not sell alcohol.

POOL RULES

We want everyone's time in the pool to go swimmingly so please abide by our pool policies:NO ALCOHOL – You may consume anywhere else in the park…..just not the pool area!NO GLASS – We just hate gettin' out our band-aids!NO FLOATS – Take up too much pool space and can easily trap a youngin' underneathNO RUNNING/DIVING/FLIPS – We don't wanna call 911 y'all!NO CHILDREN UNDER 10 by themselvesNO CLOTHING IN PLACE OF SUIT – Ya gotta wear a swimsuit ye hear?  Threads from clothing just clogs up the darn filters!NO PETS – Does yer pooch want to swim?  The fishing lake is pet friendlyAll the rest is pretty obvious…….no open wounds, peein' in the pool, foul language, sneakin' in after hours or any of that nonsense!

PROHIBITED

For the safety and tranquility for all, please leave these items at home……..

1. Fireworks, firecrackers or Chinese fire lanterns (the lanterns get caught in our trees!)
2. Guns of any kind (includes BB & paintball) or bows/arrows.
3. ATV's, dirt bikes, “utility” carts or mini motorcycles. You may have battery-operated toys or stand-up
scooters.

QUIET TIME & SECURITY

QUIET TIME HOURS: 11pm to 8am.
Please consider the neighbors around you when playing your music & outdoor TV's loud enough for your own site to hear. Of course both should be off during quiet hours.
Please respect your neighbors and other campers by using roads and pathways instead of cutting through campsites.

SECURITY GATE 
We are a gated park. Entrance Gate does NOT open automatically. All campers must register in check-in station and receive a scanner to open gate. All day visitors must leave the park by 9pm. 
SECURITY CAMERA
Security cameras are in use and placed throughout the park.
Campground representatives make “rounds” throughout the day and late evening to pick up trash and be there for assistance.
PHONES
Our office phones turn off at 9pm closing so messages are received the following day office opens.. To reach management after hours, there is numbers listed on the window of check-in station.
 POLICE & FIRE
Delaware County Sheriff's office and Porter Township Fire all have a special security code and have access at all times to the park.
Exit gate stays in exit mode at all times.

FISHING POND

  • We are a privately owned park so no fishing license required.
  • Catch and Release ONLY. No minnows, buckets, or liners allowed.
  • No catching of frogs or turtles.
  • We sell night crawlers in the camp store along with poles, line, tackle, etc.
  • Expect to catch: Catfish, Crappie, Bluegill, & Bass

Meet Your Hosts

Chip & Bambi Hanawalt

It's all about family!

Sunbury/Columbus KOA has been owned and operated by the Hanawalt family since 2000. Each area of the business is headed up with pride by a family member.  Our oldest daughter, Haley, is our operations manager for the campground, Macy, our middle daughter, is in charge of food preparations and Chip, our youngest son, helps with deliveries. Our children and now grandchildren have grown up here and we hope yours do too!