Our goal is to provide a family friendly place where parents feel safe letting their children be children.
While we try to be fair with our rules, we do not hesitate to enforce them for the safety and enjoyment of our guests. To make your stay more enjoyable, please take a few minutes to familiarize your party with the following rules and information. Please inform us if anything is unclear or if there is anyway we can make your stay more enjoyable.
Respect: We ask that you and those with you respect our facilities and fellow campers and generally treat our facilities and others the way you would want to be treated.
Check-in and Check-out: Check-in/Check-out time is 1:00 pm for campsites and Check-in time is 3:00pm and Check-out time is 1:00pm for cabins.
Rates: Rates are for 2 adults and 4 children or 4 adults. Additional campers or guests are subject to additional charges.
Visitors: Visitors should check into the office upon arrival. Visitor passes are available for $8/person.
Golf Carts: All golf carts must be battery operated and covered by insurance. Drivers must be at least 18 years of age for insurance reasons. Please park your cart so that if the brake is inadvertently released the cart will not roll.
Speed Limit: The speed limit throughout the campground is 10 mph. Please respect this for the safety of others. Also, please do not go through the hill sites to avoid speed bumps.
Campsites: Please leave fire rings and picnic tables at their respective sites. Please do not move fire rings on grass sites and please build campfires in fire rings only.
Quiet Hours: Please note that quiet hours are from 10:30 pm to 8:00 am. The recreation room closes at 10:00 pm. Please be considerate of your fellow camper(s) during quiet hours.
Alcohol: Alcohol is permitted only on your site and under control. Campers disregarding this may be asked to leave without refund.
Pets: Pets should be on a leash, under control, quiet, and not left unattended. We welcome friendly pets, but for the safety of others, pit bulls, rottweilers, and mixed breeds are not permitted on campground property.
Wi-Fi: Please feel free to use our wireless Internet service. We ask that you do not use this connection for immoral i.e. pornography etc., illegal, or other such uses. We also ask that you do not use excessive bandwidth, or download movies or music.
Lakefront: Please familiarize yourself with the lakefront safety rules. Please note that children under 13 must wear a life jacket while boating and children under 14 must have a responsible adult supervise them. Note that there is no lifeguard on duty and all swimming and boating is done at your own risk.
Skating: Please familiarize yourself with the skating safety rules posted at the skate park. All skaters must wear helmets and Orchard Lake does not assume any liability for accidents.
Miscellaneous: Movies are available in the office for rental. Please do not play movies other than G or PG rated movies in the recreation room.
Fireworks: Fireworks and firearms are not permitted.
Awnings: We encourage all campers to put up their awnings if leaving due to the possibility of sudden storms.
Illegal Activities: Illegal activities are not permitted at Orchard Lake.
Fishing: Fishing is permitted in both lakes without a fishing license. Both lakes stock bass, bream, cat fish, bluegill, and trout. The large lake is catch and keep if you are going to clean and eat them and the small lake is catch and release only.
Trash: We do not offer trash pick-up at your site and ask that you dispose of trash in our dumpsters during your stay and as you leave. Please do not leave trash at your site or in your fire ring.
Foul Language: We are a traditional family campground and do not permit foul language as determined by management within earshot of others.
Public Displays of Affection: We are a traditional family campground and do not permit inappropriate public displays of affection as determined by management.
Disclaimer: This facility is privately owned and operated. We reserve the right to evict without notice anyone who does not obey our guidelines without refund. We are not responsible for accidents, injuries, or loss of property of any kind. If you have any special needs or need assistance, please contact the office at (828) 749-3901.
Cancellation Policy: All reservations are subject to a one night deposit. This deposit is non refundable in the case of a no-call/no-show or any cancellation made less than 2 days prior to arrival (must cancel Wednesday before 5:00 pm if arrival is Friday).
Holiday, Group, and Special Event (Prepper Camp, World Equestrian Games) reservations are subject to a two night deposit. This deposit is non refundable in the case of a no-call/no-show or any cancellation made less than 7 days prior to arrival (must cancel Friday before 5:00 pm if arrival is the following Friday).
There are no refunds for early departure or inclement weather! No Exceptions!