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Little Bennett Campground – Campground Rules & Policies

Campground Rules

  • Sites & Yurts: Check-in: 1pm, Check-out: 11am
  • Cabins: Check-in: 3pm, Check-out: 11am
  • Quiet Hours: 11pm-7am
  • Campers must be 18 years of age to reserve a tent or full hookup site and 21 years of age to reserve a cabin or yurt.
  • Children under the age of 13 must be under adult supervision.


  • Cancellations made 14 days or more prior to arrival will receive a full refund.
  • Cancellations made at least 3 days prior to arrival but less than 14 days will receive a full refund less a $25 cancellation fee ($25 fee applies if you choose to change dates during this time).
  • Cancellations made less than 3 days from the arrival date will not receive a refund.
    • (i.e., if your reservation begins on a Friday, you have until Tuesday of that week to receive at least a partial refund)

Stays and Guests

  • Dogs are permitted in the pet-friendly yurts and cabins. There is a pet fee.
  • No more than 2 tents or 1 RV and 1 tent per site.
  • No more than 6 individuals may spend the night at one site.
  • Vehicles must be parked on the parking pad at the site.
  • No parking off the gravel or on the road.
  • Only registered campers or registered visitors may use the campground facilities and amenities.


  • Due to the spread of tree-harming invasive species, firewood may not be brought into the campground. Firewood may be purchased at the Camp Store.
  • Cutting any standing tree is considered destruction of property and subject to criminal penalty.
  • The use of chainsaws, for any reason, is prohibited.
  • Fires are permitted in the fire ring or grill only.
  • First must not be left unattended.

Alcohol Policy

  • Beer and Wine are permitted at campsites only and must be concealed.
  • No alcohol is permitted in common areas of the campground.
  • No liquor is permitted on campground property.

Other Important Information

  • Picnic tables are not to be moved.
  • Pets are permitted if kept on a leash. Pets may not be left unattended, and waste must be cleaned up.
  • Dishes should be washed at your site or in your camper – NOT at the water spigot OR bathhouses.
  • Permits may be revoked without refund for failure to follow these rules and regulations.