Frequently Asked Questions 

Those questions you are thinking, but maybe don't want to call us to ask! 

Q:  How would I go about reserving a cabin?

A:  To make a reservation you can call us at (937) 588-3725 and pay a deposit covering the first night of your stay. There is a two night minimum stay, except on holiday weekends which require a three night minimum.

Q: Am I allowed to bring kayaks?

A: Kayaks are only permitted to be used by our Permanent campers. 


Q:  Do you have a pool?

A:  We have sandy, sloped beach with diving boards, small tube slide, etc.  As required by the state of Ohio, water quality is tested weekly by an independent laboratory.  We have certified life guards on duty.

Q: What's the height requirement for the Go Karts?

A: Drivers must be at least 54" to drive. 

Q: How can I reserve a Shelter House?

A: Please call us to book a Shelter House and pay a deposit!


Q:  Can we bring our own firewood?

A:  State law prohibits the transport of firewood.


Q:  Do you allow fireworks?

A:  Fireworks are strictly prohibited.


Q:  Do you allow golf carts?

A:  Golf Carts must be registered with your campsite, and cost $50/season. They must be operated by a licensed driver. We do not allow ATVs to be unloaded and used in the park.


Q:  Where is the closest Wal-Mart?

A:  The closest Wal-Mart is located in either Hillsboro or Waverly; each is approximately 25 minutes away.  Please see our Campground Map for other great places to shop locally!


Q:  Are there grills and picnic tables on the campsites?

A:  There are no grills, but every site has a fire ring and one picnic table. Charcoal grills are located in our picnic areas.


Q: Are your campsites 30 or 50 amp service?

A: We have both 30 and 50 amp service. The majority of our campsites have 50 amp.

Q: Do you have wireless internet?

A: No, we do not.  Enjoy the break from all your devices! 


Q: Which cellular providers have service there?
A:  AT&T seems to have the best service, although it is typically "spotty" and unreliable.

Q: Can I bring my own food and drinks?

A: Alcohol, cans, and glass are not permitted in the Beach. Alcohol is ONLY allowed at campsites.

Q: Do you have a restaurant?

A:  We have 2 snack bars onsite, our Beach and Oasis that serve delicious pizza, hamburgers, sandwiches and more! 


Campground Rules 
  • ATVs are not permitted. 

  • Golf Carts must display a purchased pass.

  • Golf Carts must be operated by a licensed driver.

  • All visitors must obtain a pass from the office. 

  • Gates close and quiet hours begin at 11:00 PM. 

  • No unnecessary driving within the campgrounds. 

  • Children under 12 years old must be supervised in the Shower Rooms and on the Beach. 

  • Burn fires in designated areas only. 

  • Positively no cutting of trees -- dead or alive! 

  • Pets must be kept on a leash; they are not permitted on the Beach swimming area or to be left unattended.  

  • Alcoholic beverages are allowed at campsites only - not in public areas.  

  • Swimming permitted only at the Beach area and only when a guard is on duty! 

  • All rubberized watercraft or inflatable mattresses, etc. are to be used in Beach Area Only. 

  • Please, no firearms or fireworks allowed!

  • Check-out time when renting a cabin or camper is 11:00a.m.  

  • Garbage pick-up is typically done in the mornings and evenings; please leave closed bags beside road. 

  • Scooters/motorized skateboards/segways/hover boards/etc., are not permitted in the campground.

  • Kayaks are only permitted for our Permanent Campers. 

  • Please keep campsite neat and clean!

  • No refunds due to weather.  

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50 Bell Hollow Rd., Latham, OH 45646

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*Please note that our 2020 brochures, maps & price sheets were printed before April 2020 announcements and COVID-19 related adjustments. We apologize for any confusion. 


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