Campground Rules and Regulations
Come to enjoy the canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and
sightseeing in the Connecticut River Valley and
White Mountains area, as well as many weekly special events
held here at our location.
Check our events page for a full list of weekend fun!
Alcohol Policy: In keeping with the family
environment, excessive use of alcoholic beverages is not tolerated. Violators
will be requested to leave the park. Possession or use of illicit drugs is
prohibited and will lead to eviction and arrest. Underage drinking is not
ATV’s/Gator: We do allow them. However, you are not allowed
to ride them around the campground (site to store, etc…). You may ride them in
the campground to get to the recreational trail and back only. ATV’s must not be
used after 8:00 p.m. Speed limit is 10 M.P.H. quietly, so long as not disturbing
anyone else. If you abuse this, you will be asked to remove the vehicle from our
location. Campground reserves the right to make exceptions with regard to the
Gators, without explanation. Permission must be granted to drive a Gator within
the confines of the Campground. If the ATV/Gator does not have proper
headlights, operation after Dusk is strictly prohibited.
Bicycles: Riding bicycles after dark is
prohibited. All bicyclists must wear a helmet when riding. This is for safety
reasons for everyone. We will give your child a verbal warning, then, if it
becomes a repeated problem, we will ask your parents to leave the bicycles at
Bird Feeders: Bird Feeders are prohibited.
Boating/Docks: Life vests are required at all
times while on the Docks or Boats owned by River Meadow
Campground. Waivers must be signed before the use of the dock or boats.
Boats/Boat Trailers are NOT to be kept on sites. River Meadow Campground
shall be held harmless and assume no liability, implied or otherwise,
for use of dock or boats.
Campsites: River Meadow Campground campsites
are designed to accommodate one camping unit at a time. A campsite may have a
maximum of 4 people staying overnight on their site. All campers’ vehicles must
be parked on their designated sites with vehicle pass visible. Guests must
obtain a vehicle pass, and said pass must be placed in a visible location, as
well. (No more than two vehicles, other’s go in overflow parking area.) Boat
trailers must be parked in overflow parking area. Camper shall keep Camping Unit
and Campsite in clean and good condition.
Campfires: Campfire rings are not to be
moved around the site. Fire height is 2 feet maximum. Campers are not to use
campfires to burn trash. Campfires must be completely extinguished before
retiring for the evening or departing the park.
Campfire Wood: Due to New Hampshire State Law,
campers are prohibited from bringing their own firewood on to
River Meadow Campground property. The reason for this new
law is to prevent the spreading of harmful insects, state-to-state. Live trees
are not to be cut for firewood or any other reason. The campground offers the
sale of firewood, and will deliver to your site upon request.
Canopies: Free standing canopies are
allowed but tarps strung between trees are not permitted.
Check-in/Check-out: Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. or
after. Check-out time is no later than 11:00 a.m. for Cabins and 12:00 p.m. for
RV Rental Sites. Please give us a heads up if you may not be arriving until
after 8:00 p.m. We can be flexible, so give us a call the day before, and you
might be able to arrive earlier.
Clotheslines: For the safety of all campers, a temporary
clothesline will be allowed between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to dry
swimwear/towels only. Serious injuries can result from clotheslines left up
after dark. DO NOT tie ropes to trees.
Fishing: Fishing in either pond on the
River Meadow Campground property is prohibited. Fishing
is the River is permitted with a license. Fishing Licenses can be purchased in
town at the Patten’s Sporting Goods.
Fireworks: Fireworks are prohibited.
Golf Carts: Campers are allowed Golf Carts in the
Campground. Any person operating a Golf Cart within the Campground MUST have a
valid Driver’s License, or be accompanied by an Adult with a valid Driver’s
License. No persons 16 and under will be allowed to operate a Golf Cart without
an adult passenger, whatsoever. Campground Office must have proof of insurance
on any Golf Cart operated within the confines of the Campground, as well as a
signed Golf Cart Waiver by any persons operating a Golf Cart. No Exceptions! If
the Golf Cart does not have proper headlights, operation after Dusk is strictly
Guests: Campers may have guests; however,
the guests must register with the office and are subject to an applicable Day
and/or Overnight Guest Fee. Campers are responsible for making sure their guests
are registered and are responsible for the behavior of their guests. Day guests
who have paid the fee are entitled to stay until quiet time takes effect (10
p.m.) Guests are not permitted to bring pets into the park.
Laundry Room: The coin operated laundry room is located behind
Office Building/Restrooms. We do have quarters and detergent/dryer sheets
available in the store, during store hours. Do not leave clothing in washing
machines unattended, and remove your clothing promptly, as others may be waiting
for use. Do not attempt to repair machines personally, please ask office for
Lost and Found: Please bring all found items to
the Office, and/or notify Office of any lost items. Although Campground is not
responsible, we will make every effort to assist in the recovery of lost items.
Improper Behavior: Public display of intoxication,
underage drinking, disorderly conduct, fighting or obscene language WILL result
in immediate eviction.
Indemnification, Damage and Campground Liability:
Camper shall indemnify Campground and shall hold Campground harmless
from and against any and all claims, actions, damages, liabilities and expenses,
including attorneys’ fees, in connection with any occupant, invitee or guest in,
upon or at the Campsite arising out of or caused by the occupancy or use of the
Campsite or any part thereof when the same is occasioned, wholly or in part, by
an act or omission of Camper, its occupant, invitee or guest including, without
limitation, any accident, injury, or damage to any person or property, or by
reason of Camper’s breach or default in the performance of Camper’s obligations
under this Agreement. If the Campground shall, without fault on its part, be
made a party to any litigation commenced by or against Camper, the Camper shall
protect and hold the Campground harmless and pay all costs, expenses and
attorney’s fees incurred or paid by Campground in connection with such
litigation. Camper’s indemnification of Campground under this section shall
survive the expiration or termination of this Agreement. Campground shall not be
liable to Camper, and Camper hereby waives all claims against Campground for:
Any injury or damage to any person or property in or about the campsite, or any equipment becoming out of repair or for the interruption of electrical service or any other utility service to the Campsite; any act or
neglect of Campground or of other campers or occupants or employees in the
Campground; or any other things or circumstance whatsoever. All property in or
about the Campsite belonging to Camper, its guests or invitees shall be there
solely at the risk of Camper. If Campgrounds fails to perform any of
Campground’s obligations under this Agreement and, as a consequence, Camper
recovers a money judgment against Campground, the judgment shall be satisfied
only out of the proceeds of sale (received upon execution of the judgment) of
Campgrounds title in the Campground, and no officer or member of Campground
shall be personally liable for any deficiency.
Minors/Parental Responsibility: Campers under the age of 21 will
not be allowed to camp without direct adult supervision. Parents will be held
responsible for the actions of minor children. Children under the age of 16
years must have adult supervision while in the pool and dock areas. Minors must
be on their site and under direct adult supervision by dusk.
Pavilion: If interested in using the
Pavilion, please check-in with office. Pavilion is available for rent on dates
not otherwise being used for scheduled campground events.
Pets: There is a limit to two pets per
campsite. Your guests are not permitted to bring pets into the park. All pets
must be kept on a leash and under control of the pet owner at all times. Please
dispose of all pet droppings immediately. Please do not tie up pets at site and
leave them unattended. Absolutely NO dog pens are conspicuously permitted on
campsites. Pets are not permitted in any public buildings, cabins or pool area.
Owners are responsible for the actions of their pets. The management reserves
the right to refuse dangerous breeds or aggressive pets. Pets that annoy other
campers or are deemed a nuisance will be asked to be taken out of the park.
River Meadow Campground shall be held harmless and assume
no liability, implied or otherwise, for animal bites or injury. All dogs on
River Meadow Campground property must have a rabies
certificate on file in the office.
Quiet Time: Quiet time is from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. Please show
courtesy to your neighbors and respect their privacy. Fires must be out by 11:00
p.m. However, Campground reserves the right to briefly extend Quiet Time as it
may pertain to Entertainment provided by Campground for all of its guests.
Restrooms/Bathhouses: Please be respectful of the
restrooms and bathhouses. Help us keep them clean and ready to use by others, by
picking up after yourself. Dishes and clothes should not be washed in showers
and/or bathroom sinks. Children under 6 years of age must be accompanied by an
adult into the restrooms/bathhouses.
Safety: Safety is the #1 priority of this
Campground. All Campers must follow the Rules and Regulations, as well as use
common sense. Staff Members conduct periodic patrols, day and night. Decisions
of any Staff Member are absolutely final pertaining to noise, campfires and
other infringements of the Campground Rules and Regulations. Disrespect of
authority, disrespect of property, and disrespect of other Campers is grounds
for Camper removal.
Scooters: Child Scooters are allowed with some
restrictions. Child Scooters (regardless of headlights) are prohibited after
7:00 p.m. Campground reserves the right to ban the use of Scooters on Holiday
weekends and/or otherwise heavily populated attendance. This decision requires
no explanation. Safety is the first priority of River Meadow Campground.
Smoking: Smoking is prohibited in public
buildings and cabins. Underage smoking is not tolerated.
Speed Limit/Vehicle Use: The River Meadow Campground
park speed limit is 10 M.P.H. and is strictly enforced. Please pay
attention to directional signage and abide one-way roads. Please respect the
safety of all campers. If the Vehicle does not have proper headlights, operation
after Dusk is strictly prohibited.
Swimming Pool/Hot Tub/Dock/Pond Area:
Pool/Hot Tub hours are as posted.
The following rules apply and are strictly enforced:
Swim at your own risk. No lifeguards on duty at the pool/hot tub area, dock
area or ponds.
No Floats in the Pool. Other Pool Toys are prohibited during busy Pool Times.
Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at the pool/hot
tub area, dock area and ponds.
Swimming at the dock is prohibited.
Diving, jumping, pushing in the pool/hot tub is prohibited.
Observe and abide by all signs.
No alcohol or glass containers permitted in the enclosed pool/hot tub area.
Campground reserves the right to temporarily close down the Pool Area as it
deems necessary, during a Thunderstorm, whether or not lightning is visual.
Trash: Garbage is not picked up at
individual sites. Please dispose of all trash in the dumpster provided at the
front area of the park near the office, or in Section 3 beyond the Pond. Do not
dispose of hazardous materials in trash containers. Do not bring trash from home
or burn trash at your campsite. Trash cans at the bath houses and laundry are
for loose trash only, not bagged.
Vandalism: Vandalism of any kind, in anyway,
has a zero tolerance and is grounds for Camper removal from the Campground.