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Good Neighbor Practices

In order to make your stay and the stay of others a pleasant experience, we ask that you observe the following good neighbor practices.


Yes day passes are available Sunday through Thursday only, $15 for adults, $10 for 5-18 yr olds, 4 and under is free. Must call in advance to reserve with large groups.

Pets are allowed, but must be picked up after and on a leash at all times. Pets are allowed in the cabins plus a $25 fee.

(An extended check out may be requested at the office.)

  • RV sites – RV site check in is at 1 p.m. and check out is at 12 p.m.
  • Cabins – check in is 2 p.m. and check out is 11 a.m.
  • Primitive Camping -Primitive check in is at 1p.m. and check out is at 12 p.m.

Everything but bass can be kept.

No; Golf carts and side by sides are allowed for a fee.

Yes, all sites are full hookups.

Grills are first come first serve.

Five, after the third adult it is $10 dollars extra per person.

Yes, we have 3. sites L18, L19, L20

It ranges from 3ft to 9ft

We do not have WiFi for campers, but we are working on it.

Rain checks are good for a year.

We do not have long term stays or monthly rentals.

Two pool tables, foosball table, connect four, jenga, large sectional sofa and TV.

Yes there some electrical plugs, but they are first-come first-serve.

No, but we will be adding one soon

CANCELLATION POLICY: You have 10 days before your reservation to cancel to be able to get a refund(minus a $25 fee) or a raincheck(with no fee).
After the 10 days you will lose your deposit.


Good Neighbor Practices
  • Consideration: Please be considerate of others. Do not disturb their peace and quiet walking through their site or playing loud music. Do not destroy view with clotheslines hanging from trees, utility poles, from campers or vehicles. Bug zappers are prohibited.
  • Quiet Hours: 11:00pm — 8:00am. Music must be turned off by 11:00pm each night. Children must be on their site at dusk unless accompanied by an adult.
  • Registration: Everyone in the park must be registered at the office and each vehicle must have a car pass. All campers and guests must wear a wristband at all times. Wristbands can be exchanged for free, however, there will be a replacement fee for a lost wristband.
  • Parking: Only one vehicle is permitted to be parked at your site. Second vehicles must be kept in the overflow parking area.
    Rugs: Rugs are not permitted to be placed on the grass. Doormats limited in size to 3′ x 5′.
  • Trees: Do not tie pets, clotheslines, chains or other items to the trees. Cutting and/or dragging any branches or limbs from trees in the park or from the woods is strictly prohibited.
  • Firewood: You may not bring your own firewood into the campground. Firewood is available for purchase at the Ranger Station and can be delivered to your site. Please do not move fire rings or burn trash.
  • Trash: Trash will be picked up from your site each morning before 10:00am. Please tie trash securely and place curbside. Please do not put trash out the night before. Please don’t litter, and dispose of cigarette butts and pet fallout properly.
  • Drugs: The possession and use of any drugs, including but not limited to marijuana, is strictly prohibited on Pine Lakes private property. The definition of private property shall include all common areas of the park, i.e., walking trails, pavilions, wagon rides, restrooms, open areas, beach and lake, etc. This also includes rental items such as boats, paddleboards, and golf carts.
  • Bikes: No bicycle riding after dark. Helmets are encouraged to be worn. Mopeds, Mini-bikes, Scooters and ATVs are not permitted.
  • Excessive Noise, Foul Language, Loud or Obnoxious Behavior is not permitted at any time. Anyone creating a disturbance will be asked to leave the park without a refund.
  • Beach / Pool: Hours for swimming and boating are from 10:00am to 6:00pm, Sunday through Thursday, and 10:00am to 7:00pm, Friday and Saturday. Please obey beach and pool rules as posted.
  • Fishing: No license is required. Catfish and Bass must be immediately released back into the lake. All other fish may be kept. Cast netting and the use of live minnows for bait is not permitted.
  • Boats: Private boats, including canoes, kayaks and paddleboards are not allowed. At least one person, 16 years of age or older, must be on each boat and an adult must rent the boat for children. Each person must wear a Coast Guard approved life vest at all times. No swimming, diving, or fishing from boats.
  • Pets: Are welcome when quiet and on a leash. Please do not leave pets unattended. Pets are not permitted in any building, on the beach, playgrounds, or in the lake. Pet owners are responsible for their pet’s fallout. Place in a plastic bag, tie and put in the trash.
  • Golf Carts: No private golf carts allowed. Carts can be rented at the Ranger Station. All drivers must have a valid driver’s license and be at least 18 years of age. Rental hours are 10:00am to 7:00pm; all carts must be returned no later than 7:00pm. Carts must drive only on roads and marked trails, and no exceed the posted park speed of 7-1/2 MPH. For safety, carts do not hold more than 5 passengers. Alcoholic beverages are not to be consumed or held by the driver of the golf cart.
  • Clotheslines: Clotheslines are not permitted to be hung anywhere on your campsite or rental unit.
  • Tents: Extra tents on an RV, tent site, or rental unit is not permitted.
  • Camping Credits / Refunds: Camping credits will not be issued for early checkout, or due to inclement weather or illness. We do not issue cash / charge refunds.
  • Weapons / Fireworks: No firearms, fireworks, slingshots, BB guns, bow and arrows, etc. are to be discharged in the park.
  • Remote Control Cars: Are not permitted on the roads of the park.
  • All other common sense rules apply. Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ at Pine Lakes reserve the right to interpret or change all rules. Campers who are uncooperative or violate park rules will be asked to leave with no refund. The park assumes no responsibility for accidents, injuries or loss from any cause.