A family is defined as 2 adults (at least 21 years old) and up to 3 unmarried children (under age 18) living within the same household. Valid form of ID must be presented for each person over age 18 at check-in. One car is allowed on the site, the clerk at registration will let you know where additional vehicles should be parked. Extra persons will require additional charges, please ask.
Check in is from 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Exceptions must be approved in advance). Checkout is by 1:00 p.m. Quiet time is 10:00 p.m.-8:00 a.m. Sunday through Thursday evenings and 11:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m. Friday & Saturday evenings. No vulgar/foul/abusive language should be used at any time.
Visitors must register at the office upon arrival. They will be instructed where to park. Overnight visitors will be charged $12.00 each. Day visitors will be charged $12.00 each, but will receive $6.00 back if they leave the premises by 9:00 p.m. and check out at the office.
Speed limit is 7 MPH throughout the campground. Non-motorized bicycles may be used on campground roads. Children under 12 years old MUST wear protective helmets when riding bicycles.
Campfires are allowed except under extreme forest fire danger conditions (drought or high winds). Firewood may be purchased at the office at a reasonable fee for your enjoyment.
IMPORTANT NOTE: BECAUSE OF SEVERE DANGER OF INSECT INFESTATIONS
(Asian Longhorned Beetle, Emerald Ash Borer, etc.), NO WOOD MAY BE BROUGHT INTO THE CAMPGROUND. We have wood for purchase at a reasonable fee.
No cutting of wood is allowed within the campground. Leave fireplaces where they are, do not leave fires unattended, and douse fires thoroughly upon retiring or leaving the property. Fire rings should NOT be used to burn or dispose of refuse. No animals, birds, trees, or underbrush should be harmed in any way.
No swimming allowed. Campers are at their own risk when around water. An adult MUST supervise children under 16. Griggs Pond is owned by the State of Connecticut, therefore subject to all applicable state rules (life preservers, CT Safe Boating Certification, fishing licenses, no alcohol consumption, etc.).
Alcohol is permitted in the campground in moderation for those of legal age, but not to result in disruptive behavior. Possession or use of illegal drugs will result in immediate eviction from the campground.
No smoking in any buildings (including porta-potties) or in the woods. All cigarette butts are to be disposed of properly.
Two controlled pets are allowed per site and must be registered at the office. They may be walked on a leash and must be picked up after. Excessive barking will not be tolerated and will be handled by the Animal Control Officer. Due to safety and concerns of our guests, breeds known to be vicious may not be permitted. Proof of necessary vaccinations must be available.
Flush toilets and showers are available at the registration building. Scheduled hours of availability will be posted. Note that porta-potties are always available; please let us know if they need service. Please DO NOT dispose of ANY sanitary products/diapers/etc. in toilets or porta-potties. They should be disposed of in containers provided, or with other non-recyclable trash.
Trash is to be sorted for recyclable items and disposed of in the dumpsters near the office. We will be happy to pick up bagged trash from your site if you let us know. We cannot allow disposal of broken chairs, appliances, tents, large boxes, etc., please take those home with you. Returnable bottles and cans should be recycled by the camper. Camp trailer black water holding tanks may be emptied for a fee upon leaving. Only approved RV chemicals & paper products are to be used in holding tanks (NO formaldehyde or ammonia).