The Rusty Boot RV Park Rules & Regulations

We know most RV’ers to be some of the most helpful, honest, and respectful people in the country. The overwhelming majority of RV’ers display kindness toward others, and are not in need of written rules. These rules are provided out of an abundance of caution to ensure the enjoyment of the Campground by all. Those who choose not to observe these guidelines can be asked to leave our park without any form of refund. Thank you for helping to keep The Rusty Boot RV Park enjoyable for yourself and the others around you. We sincerely hope you enjoy your stay here.


General:  We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone. This is a privately owned Campground facility, and failure to comply with these rules, the destruction of Campground property or the property of others, or misconduct may result in your being removed from the Campground premises without a refund.

  1. RISK: Campers and their Guests may use the Campground, upon proper admission, at your own risk.
  2. PAYMENT: For night-to-night usage, payment must be made in advance and in full prior to connecting to power, water, or sewer. These utilities are included for night-to-night guests. For long-period Campers, usage and billing is outlined in the Access and Admission Agreement.
  3. CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS: In general, there shall be no refunds of any deposits if a Camper or Guest is asked to vacate the Campground due to a violation of these rules. Early cancellation, or cancellation prior to your arrival may result in a forfeiture of your deposit. In the event of early cancellation for a monthly reservation, Campers may receive a refund of the deposit, less $35.00, if cancellation is received 30 days or more prior to the Arrival Date. In the event of early cancellation for a non-monthly reservation (daily or weekly), Campers may receive a refund of the deposit, less $25.00, if cancellation is received 14 days or more prior to the Arrival Date. In the event of early cancellation for a cabin site reservation, Campers may receive a refund of the deposit, less $35.00, if cancellation is received 14 days or more prior to the Arrival Date. In the event of early cancellation for a tent site reservation, Campers may receive a refund of the deposit, less $15.00, if cancellation is received 14 days or more prior to the Arrival Date. All Campers holding a reservation may change the dates of the reservation once without penalty, as long as (i) the change in reservation dates is not made less than 14 days of the arrival date, and (ii) a Campsite is available for the newly requested dates. Continued attempts to change reservation dates may be deemed an early cancellation resulting in the forfeiture of all or part of one’s deposit, as provided above. One night’s rate shall be accepted as a deposit upon booking. For holiday reservations, the full reservation amount must be paid at booking. CAMPING IS AN OUTDOOR EXPERIENCE; THEREFORE, WE DO NOT GIVE REFUNDS DUE TO WHIMS OF MOTHER NATURE!
  4. CAMPERS/RVS: Only one Recreational Vehicle Unit is permitted per Campsite. Campers understand, acknowledge and agree that the Campground is a recreational vehicle resort and campground, and not a mobile home Campground. It is designed for recreation and camping only, it is intended to be enjoyed for limited periods of time, and no full-time residence is permitted unless expressly approved by Campground management in writing. Soliciting and commercial activity on the Campground premises is strictly prohibited.  By building code laws, tires may not be removed and campers must remain in movable condition at all times. Recreational Vehicles must be in a clean condition and good repair. No recreational vehicles that fall into a state of disrepair will be allowed to remain in the Campground. Please do not use a tarp to cover any part of your RV or Campsite. The use of generators is prohibited, except as expressly authorized by the Resort in emergency times of power outages.
  5. VEHICLES: There are two speed limits within the Campground, and are applicable to all vehicles, carts, and bicycles. The speed limit for the campground is 5 mph. The speed limit from the dumpster area and throughout the entire Campground facility is 5 mph. These speed limits are strictly enforced. One vehicle may be parked on your designated Campsite (not on any lawn area, or in other areas of the Campground accessible to other Guests and Campers). Additional parking for visitors or for a second vehicle is available in designated parking areas, and marked by signs identifying “Additional Parking,” “General Parking,” or “Guest Parking.” Leave space for trailers pulling around. Vehicles must not exceed the space provided. Vehicles must not extend, overlap, protrude into any driving lanes of the Campground. No ATV’s or motorcycles shall be allowed in the Campground, except for a properly tagged motorcycle and driver. Golf carts are permitted, but such permission may be revoked by the Resort at any time. Golf carts must be registered with the Resort upon arrival, and proof of insurance must be provided to the Resort at the time of registration, and only licensed drivers shall be allowed to operate golf-carts. All vehicles in the Campground must be properly licensed and insured. No vehicle repairs can be performed in the Campground. Emergency repairs may be allowed with express approval of the Resort’s manager. Washing vehicles is not permitted within the Campground. Be aware of water runoff and practice water conservation. Parking on roads within the Campground is strictly prohibited.
  6. QUIET HOURS AND BEHAVIOR: Between 10 pm and 8 am, Campers are expected to respect others by keeping quiet hours. Rowdiness, loud music, abusive language, violent behavior, drunkenness, or possession or use of illicit substances will not be tolerated at any time. Objectionable conduct of any kind or violation of any Campground rule or anyone causing a disturbance will immediately be asked to leave the Campground premises and will forfeit all fees. Vandalism in any form will not be permitted. Management reserves the right to evict or refuse entry to any person who has evidenced a disregard for the rules without a refund. Bright exterior lighting must be turned off after 10 pm. ALL children aged 16 or younger must be at their site at that time unless supervised by an adult at the showers or restrooms.
  7. GUESTS: The number of Campers staying overnight at each Campsite are limited to 6 people. Additional Guests may visit the Campers during daytime hours, free of charge, provided they check in at the Registration Office. Additional Guests may stay at a Campsite overnight for an additional fee. Any additional Guest aged 12 or younger may stay overnight at a Campground free of charge. Any additional Guest aged Guest 13 years or older are charged $5.00 per day/night, or $25.00 per 30-day Period, whichever is less. Exceptions to this rule may be approved by the Resort’s management on a case-by-case basis. Campers are responsible for the conduct of their Guests, and are responsible for making Guests aware of Campground rules.
  8. CHILDREN: Parents are responsible for the supervision, conduct, and behavior of their children at all times. Children under the age of 14 are not to be left unsupervised in the Campground. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult throughout the Campground at all times. Children riding bicycles during daylight hours must wear a helmet. There shall be no bicycle riding after dark. All children aged 16 and under shall be at their Campsite after 10:00 p.m., unless accompanied by an adult.
  9. LAUNDRY ROOM: A laundry room facility is provided for your convenience. Make sure to check all clothing, towels, sheets, etc. for items that will do damage to the machines. Do not leave your laundry in the washers/dryers for extended periods of time. Do not use more than two machines at the time. Pet items may not be washed or dried. Clean the dryer filters and use the provided trash cans for lint and trash.
  10. WI-FI:  By using the Resort’s Internet Access Network, you agree that the service may only be used for lawful purposes.  Transmission of any material in violation of federal or state statutes/regulations is prohibited.
  11. CAMPFIRES: All campfires must take place in the pre-approved fire ring located at the Campsite. No fire may be lit outside of such pre-approved fire ring location. Fires must remain small and must not endanger property or lives of others. Campers must not start fires in high winds or with petroleum products or with material causing heavy smoke or with leaves. No trees may be cut down for fires, but dead branches on the ground may be used for burning. Any wood used for burning must fit entirely within the fire ring. All campfires must be “cold out” before being left unattended. All Campers and Guests are responsible for fire safety to assure the safety of persons and prevent the escape of fires to grass and nearby wooded areas. No burning of bottles, cans, plastic, or metal are allowed. No fireworks are allowed.
  12. DRUGS/ALCOHOL/SMOKING: Illegal drug use or possession in the Campground is strictly prohibited. The display of alcoholic beverage cans, bottles, or containers is prohibited in the Campground. Alcohol may be consumed on Campsites only, and in concealed containers by those of legal age. With the exception of one’s own Campsite, the possession or consumption of alcohol is prohibited elsewhere on the Campground. Those who smoke must respect the space of others and leave no related trash. There shall be no smoking inside any Campground facilities.
  13. PETS: All pets are subject to approval by the Resort staff. Up to two house pets per Campsite are permitted, subject to the following stipulations. Additional pet fees may apply in the event there are more than 2 house pets per Campsite. Pets must be disclosed in the Access and Admission Agreement and expressly approved of by the Resort’s management. All pets must be kept on a leash at all times when outdoors. Pets may not be allowed to remain outside when not accompanied by an adult. No pets can be left outside overnight. Pets must not be secured to any trees or property owned by the Campground. Pets must not be allowed to use the bathroom on any Campsite, adjoining site or on Campground trails or roads. Owners of pets are responsible for cleanup of their pets. There is a designated pet walk area – USE IT! Campers and Guests are responsible for any wrongful acts performed by their pets. Pets must be licensed and inoculated in accordance with State and Local law. Any pet running loose in the Campground will be turned over to Animal Control or other local authorities. Pets will not be allowed to cause any disturbance which might annoy other Campers or Guests, including, but not limited to, barking, growling, biting or any other unusual noises or damage. Under no circumstance is a pet to invade the privacy of another Camper’s Campsite. Pet owners are responsible at all times for their pets, including injury, destruction, and annoyances to other Campers. Pets are not allowed in any buildings, bathrooms, or playground areas. The Resort shall not be liable for any loss, damage or injury of any kind whatsoever caused by a Camper’s or Guest’s pet. Feeding of stray cats and other wild animals is prohibited. You may be charged additional fees associated with the violation of any of the pet-related rules. If anyone has an issue with someone’s pet or the pet owner, you need to contact the office in writing(your name/site will be protected). If it is an emergency, call or notify the office in person immediately. If the pet owner has been spoken to about a specific pet issue/violation two times, upon the third violation, the owner(s) will be asked to immediately vacate the Campground, and no refunds will be extended. There will be no warnings in emergency cases. Any pet that acts aggressively towards other campers or pets can and may be removed from the Campground premises. Unaccompanied pets are prohibited.
  14. TRASH: The entire Campsite, including the areas on the outside of any RV, must be kept clean and free of debris. All Campers and Guests must clean each site prior to vacating and assure that no sewer contents are allowed to spill onto the ground. Failure to clean site or leave it in clean condition will be the financial responsibility of the Camper, and may result in additional charges on the Camper’s credit card on file with the Resort. Trash must be removed by Campers and/or Guests. All trash maintained outside camper units must be in a plastic or metal container with a lid that provides total enclosure of contents to prevent animal disturbance and to promote sanitary conditions. No more than one outside container for trash is allowed at each Campsite. Trash must be removed from the Campground at least one time per week and after termination of term of stay. Cooking grease must not be dumped on the ground, in the lake, or in the sewer system. There are two dumpsters for regular household trash located on the Campground. Do not put bulk trash, such as broken chairs, furniture, mattresses, RV parts, or other like items, in the dumpsters. The trash service will not take those items and will not take trash placed on the ground next to the dumpsters. Violation of this rule may result in a $200 fine. Do not leave trash or trash containers outside of your camper at night.
  15. FIREARMS: Firearms shall be stored safely in a vehicle or recreational vehicle. No firearms may be discharged in or around the Campground except for personal protection in emergency situations only. This is a private property, and no firearm may be carried in or around the Campground, including within one’s Campsite, unless such firearm is concealed, and is carried by an adult who has a valid license issued to carry a concealed firearm. The open carry of firearms on the Campground is strictly prohibited. All firearms must be safely maintained and secured inside one’s vehicle or recreational vehicle to prevent the use or handling by juveniles.
  16. BUILDINGS/STORAGE: Temporary buildings, structures, outside electrical appliances, window air conditioners, and the like are strictly prohibited. There shall be a limit of two (2) large ice chests or Rubbermaid-type containers on each Campsite for food or storage. All personal property of a Camper or Guest must remain within the confines of the Campsite. Clotheslines are not permitted.
  17. GROUNDS: General grounds maintenance is maintained by Campground. The Resort will cut grass and maintain weeds, but will avoid any area within a Campground where a Camper’s property is placed. Campers and Guests are responsible for personal property, vehicles, and their trash. In common areas, Campers and Guests must leave the Campground in good condition for other guests to use. DO NOT work on any Campground utilities. You WILL be charged for damages to any Campground utilities that you have attempted to repair yourself, and you may be asked to leave the Campground without a refund. Any issues or complaints relating to utilities shall be promptly made to Resort staff in the main office, and service of such will be arranged.
  18. SEWER: Sewage and gray water must not run on the ground. A positive sewer seal (sewer donut, sewer ring, or screw type connector) is required at both ends of your sewer hose.
  19. SAFETY AFTER DARK: In order to ensure safety after dark, please carry a flashlight. There shall be no bicycle-riding after dark.
  20. RIGHT TO RELOCATE:  Resort management has the right to move RVs, vehicles, or belongings without notice or liability in the event of a Resort emergency, or when the Resort deems it necessary to enforce these Rules, or to address abandoned Vehicles, Recreational Vehicles, and the like.
  21. DAMAGES:  Campers and Guests agree to pay for any damages to “Resort property,” which may occur because of the actions of such Camper or Guest. Campers and Guests agree to immediately report any accident, injury, or property damage to the manager/staff member of the Resort. If a hazard or dangerous situation exists on the Campground, Campers and Guests will notify the manager/staff of the Resort immediately. Campers agree to take full responsibility for themselves and all people in their party, including minors and Guests.
  22. CONFORMANCE TO RULES: All Campers, Guests or other occupants and their vehicles may be removed without a judicial hearing by law enforcement officers written notice for failure to pay full amount of space rental when due or for failure to comply with written rules and regulations of the Campground. The Resort assumes no responsibility for accidents, injuries, or losses from any cause. The Camper agrees to carry and maintain in full force and effect adequate property and liability insurance on any vehicle or recreational vehicle Unit brought into the Campground.
  23. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: The Resort shall not be liable for the inherent risks of camping, or the actions or omissions of Campers and Guests of the Resort accept the privileges of using ANY AND ALL Resort facilities including, but limited to, common grounds within the Campground, the campsites, the Camp Store, with the understanding that they hereby release and hold harmless the Resort, including its affiliates, members, managers, officers, employees, agents, contractors, family members or volunteers from any liability resulting in loss or damages to property and/or injury to themselves or their guests. Camping is an outdoor experience, and the Resort shall not be held liable for damage or injury that accompanies the inherent risk of camping. Without limiting the foregoing, the Resort is not responsible for any losses due to theft, fire, weather, flooding, nature, wildlife, accidents, or rushing or rising water. Entering upon Campground property, or connecting to any water, electric, or sewer connection in this Campground, constitutes acceptance of these Rules. Those who do so also release the NC 3 Management, the Resort, the Campground, its officers, members, managers and employees of all liability for loss or damage to property and injury to Camper’s and Guest’s person arising out of Camper’s and Guest’s use of the Campground and facilities. These rules are for health, cleanliness, legality and welfare of all.
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