Rules & Regulations At Basswood Resort

Campground Guidelines

We’ve established the following General Campground Guidelines to help keep our guests safe and to make everyone’s stay an enjoyable one! Those who choose not to observe these basic guidelines can be asked to leave our park with no refund of any kind.

  • Speed Limit: is 10 MPH. Please observe our speed limit to ensure the safety of all our guests. Remember… Children are playing!
  • General information: Welcome Center, store, laundromat, and pool area hours are posted on the Activity Schedule at check-in and each area.
  • Activities and entertainment schedules: are posted at the Welcome Center/Store.
  • Holidays and Special Events: There is a 3-night minimum reservation required on all major holidays and special events.
  • Trash and Garbage must be tied in plastic bags. Dumpsters are located at the front of the park across from the Country Store/Office and in the back of the park by the Clubhouse. Please keep your site/cabin neat and leave it clean for the next park guests.
  • Pets are always welcome but cannot be left unattended. A maximum of two (2) pets per campsite/lodging unit are allowed. Pets are only allowed in lodging units which are designated as ‘Pet-Friendly’. Pets are prohibited due to health codes from the following areas: any buildings, playground areas, or any pool/splash pad areas. They must be on a leash at all times. (Please note: invisible leashes are not acceptable, the leash must be a physical, visible leash).
    Pets cannot be left outside, alone, unattended at your campsite or cabin. Your pet must always be walked by a responsible person to ensure any deposits made by your pet are picked up immediately. No aggressive breeds permitted to include but not limited to Dobermans, Rottweilers, Pit Bulls, and Mastiffs due to insurance requirements.
  • Campfires are permitted only in fire rings provided or grills. You may pick up fallen limbs to burn but do not cut trees.
  • Clotheslines are not permitted.
  • Fireworks and firearms including BB, Airsoft, and pellet guns are prohibited on park property.
  • Pool areas: No lifeguard is on duty. Children under 14 must be supervised by an adult (18 years or older). Anyone behaving in an unsafe or destructive manner will be removed from the pool area. Only bathing suits permitted in the pool. No cotton material like cut-offs or t-shirts allowed. No outside food, beverage or coolers are allowed in the pool areas.
  • Quiet Time is 10:00 pm-7:00 am. No excessive noise or public disturbances. Loud or offensive noises, rowdyism, or ill-mannered conduct will not be tolerated at any time.
  • Children: All children must be accompanied by an adult (18 years or older) at all times.
  • Fishing is available in our lakes and does not require a state permit. Daily fishing is FREE for all registered guests.
  • Visitors: Your visitors are always welcome at Basswood Resort if they register at our country store/office. Registered guests and their visitors are expected to read and adhere to all campground guidelines. A copy of these guidelines is presented at check-in time for your signature. All your visitors must register, pay day-use fees, if applicable, and leave the resort by 10:00 pm.
  • Recreational Vehicles: No battery-operated vehicles nor motor-driven cycles, bikes, scooters, or golf carts are to be driven in the park. Only licensed drivers over the age of 18 may operate any licensed, insured vehicle/cart in the park. This is strictly enforced due to our insurance requirements and to ensure the enjoyment and safety of everyone in the park.
  • Churches: Listing, locations, and service hours posted at the welcome center/store.
  • Forms of Payment: We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, cash, or money orders. Sorry, no checks.
  • Responsibility: You are responsible for damage caused by yourself and/or members of your camping party.
  • Violation of these Guidelines is grounds for ejection from the park without refund.
  • Liability: Neither Basswood Resort nor any of its employees are responsible for accidents, injuries, or losses from any cause.

Cancellation Policy

  • Prior to 30 Days: Forfeiture of $15 deposit.
  • Within 30 Days: Forfeiture of $15 deposit plus one night’s stay.
  • No Shows: Forfeiture of $15 deposit plus entire reserved stay.  Guests failing to contact us to cancel (with the required time, listed above) will be considered a no-show.

RV & Tent Site Guidelines

These guidelines for guests renting RV / tent campsites. Please review our general campground guidelines as well.

  • Check-In time is 2:00 pm Check-Out time is 1:00 pm If you intend to arrive before 2:00 pm, please notify our office, and we will make every effort to have your campsite available. However, we cannot guarantee its availability until 2:00 pm We ask that you honor our Check-Out time promptly to minimize hardship on our housekeeping staff and the next guests arriving.
  • Deposit: A $15 deposit will be taken at the time the reservation is booked. Holiday/special event deposit: Entire balance of reservation must be paid in full at the time the reservation is booked.
  • Quiet Time is 10:00 pm-7:00 am
  • Damages:We will charge you for any damage done to your site. Your credit card will be charged immediately if damages are found.
  • Site Occupancy: Only 1 (one) RV is allowed per campsite. Tent sites allow for a maximum of 6 (six) persons per site.
  • Drain Water: State Law prohibits ground disposal of any drain water (gray or black). Wastewater from RVs (including sink water) must be disposed of into sewer drains.
  • Sewer Connections require a tight seal by a Sewer Donut (or Sewer Ring) or a screw-type connector.
  • Trash and Garbage must be tied in plastic bags. Dumpsters are located throughout the park for your convenience. Please keep your site/cabin neat and leave it clean for the next campers.
  • Clotheslines are not permitted.
  • Firewood, you are not permitted to bring in firewood. DNR approved firewood is available at the Country Store at Basswood.
Cancellation Policy
  • Campsites: We will return your deposit minus a $15.00 service charge if you cancel THIRTY (30) or more days before your arrival date. If you cancel 30 days or less of your arrival date you will be charged one day’s rate, the balance of your deposit will be refunded.
  • No Shows: Guests failing to contact us to cancel (with the required time, listed above) will be considered a no-show. No shows are subject to the same cancellation policies.

Lodging Guidelines

These guidelines for guests renting lodging units. Please review our general campground guidelines as well.

  • Check-in time is 3:00 pm Check-Out time is 11:00 am for all lodging. If you intend to arrive before 3:00 pm, please notify our office, and we will make every effort to have your lodging available. However, we cannot guarantee its availability until 3:00 pm. We ask that you honor our Check-Out time promptly to minimize hardship on our housekeeping staff and the next guests arriving.
  • Deposit: One-night rate will be taken as a deposit at the time the reservation is booked.
  • Quiet Time is 10:00 pm to 7:00 am
  • Damages: We will charge you for any damages to cabins (inside and outside) and/or its contents. Your credit card will be charged immediately if damages are found
  • No Smoking is allowed inside or on the porch. Evidence of results a $100 fine posted immediately to the credit card.
  • Linens: Linens are not provided but can be rented upon request. Linen rental starts at $15. You are also welcome to bring your own linens.
  • Housekeeping is available, upon request, for lodging units other than the cabins. Please contact the front desk when you need your unit refreshed. Our refresh service includes: Replacement of bath towels every 2 days plus emptying of trash, replenish soap, and toilet paper as needed.
  • Pet-Friendly Cabins: Those cabins designated as pet-friendly are shown under the cabin description. If you need a pet-friendly cabin, please let your Reservation Specialist know when you book your reservation.
    Please note there is a $25/stay cleaning fee if you choose to bring your pet to stay in a pet-friendly Please review our pet policy.

Cancellation Policy

  • Campsites: We will return your deposit minus a $15.00 service charge if you cancel THIRTY (30) or more days before your arrival date. If you cancel 30 days or less of your arrival date you will be charged one day’s rate, the balance of your deposit will be refunded.
  • No Shows: Guests failing to contact us to cancel (with the required time, listed above) will be considered a no-show. No shows are subject to the same cancellation policies.

Camping is an outdoor experience, therefore we do not give refunds due to whims of Mother Nature!

Management reserves the right to refuse service, limit the length of stay and the number of persons or vehicles per site and/or evict any person or party without refund. Park staff members are not allowed to work on guests’ RVs.