ELECTRIC CAMPSITE RULES
Electrical hookup fees apply if you occupy the
campsite even if you choose not to use the electricity.
Extension cords must be in good condition, 25 feet
or less and fit properly into the outlet.
Extension cords may only be used in the reserved
campsite and may not extend outside of the reserved campsite.
Cords may not run from one campsite to another at
Pets are allowed in Lake Tschida's confines with
certain restrictions. They must be restrained at all times on a leash no
longer than six feet in length.
This protects dogs from becoming lost
and from other hazards such as sick, injured, or rabid animals. Leashes also
help protect park resources, including wildlife and vegetation. Pets are
also not permitted on beaches or playgrounds, in bathing areas or concession
For everyone's enjoyment, including pets, please observe
the pet camping rules. Failure to abide by these rules may result in the
camper being asked to check out of the campground.
Pet owners are
required to pick up after their pets and properly dispose of all pet
droppings in trash receptacles. Pet droppings left in fire rings will result
in the camper being assessed additional fees. Pets that are noisy, vicious,
dangerous, disturbing or intimidating to other persons or pets, or which
damage park resources, are considered to be nuisances and will not be
permitted to remain in the park.
Non-furbearing pets, such as
reptiles, birds or fish, must also be confined or under the physical control
of the owner. Some animals may be prohibited on park properties. Animals
considered to be livestock are prohibited at Lake Tschida.
should not be left unattended. Summer sunshine poses a threat to pets left
in vehicles. On a bright, sunny day, even in temperatures as low as 60░ F,
temperatures inside a vehicle can reach dangerous levels. On an 85-degree
day, the temperature inside a car - even with the windows cracked - can
reach over 100 degrees within 10 minutes. Please remain mindful of this at
Pet owners are responsible for removing pet waste from
campgrounds, picnic areas, parking lots, roads, and other developed areas.
In campgrounds, wastes must be removed from all areas within 200 feet of
established campsites and in all areas within the campground loops.
CHECK IN- CHECK OUT TIMES
Check in time is 2PM.
Check out time is 1PM.
When leaving you must remove your
unit from the campsite and you may place it in a designated public parking area and enjoy the lake the
day of your checkout.
VACATING THE CAMPING AREA
All garbage must be disposed of in a proper
messes must be cleaned up.
Garbage may not be left in fire ring or around the campsite. Fires must be
Any damage to ground or trees must be reported to office
or Lake Staff.
Additional fees may apply to sites that are left in an
NO LITTERING RULES
Fire rings are not to be used for the
dumping of any type of trash.
You are required to keep the grounds free of litter.
Please dispose of garbage in dumpsters.
leave your garbage in fire ring.
cigarette butts, peanut and sunflower seed shells, bottles, cans and
wrappers is and are considered litter.
If gum is no longer desired or if it has
been in your mouth it goes in the garbage not on the ground.
VIOLATIONS OF TERMS & CONDITIONS
Violations may result in trespass of property.
Failure to comply with the rules and regulations may result in arrest.
You will need to click on the campground area
of your choosing in the
'PHOTO GALLERIES' section in the menu section on the
left hand side of each page to view the campsite of your choice and click on
One person may make several
individual reservations but each campsite must be in the name,
email address, telephone number and vehicle license plate state
and number of the occupant as mandated by
FEDERAL LAW. If you do not
agree to this mandated
your reservation will be cancelled.
No campground may be occupied for
consecutive days out of
occupy camping areas designated by this sign which also includes the
Downstream cabins. Each unit must pay the camping fee.
Ultimately the person who made the reservation is responsible for payment of
7 DAY RULE
You can only book a campsite 7 days in advance from the day you
are making the reservation using the online system.
If you want to make a reservation less than 7
days in advance you must call the office using your credit or debit card.
CABIN CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY
Cancellations may only
be made by calling the office
during regular business hours. Leaving a message on the lake's answering
system is not acceptable. You must speak with an employee either by phone or
in person. Credit card refunds generally take anywhere from
days. Reservations cannot be made by
message on the lake's answering system.
Cancelled reservations paid by cash or check will have a refund
check (minus required fees) issued by the Tri-Cities Joint Job
There is a
$10 cancellation fee if the reservation is
6 days or more before the start of the reservation.
There is a
50% cancellation fee if the reservation is cancelled
5 days or less before
the start of the reservation or if during your stay you decide to leave
early and is based upon the remaining days and also subject to the
if the reservation is cancelled less than
hours before the start of the
reservation based upon the check in time of
There is a
$20 fee to change the date or the
campsite of the reservation.
NO REFUND if you
NO REFUND for
inclement weather days.
There is a
$35 fee for all returned checks.
By order of the Bureau of Reclamation
fireworks are no longer allowed on any of the federal property
at the Heart Butte Reservoir also known as Lake Tschida.
This includes all public campsite areas, public beaches,
playgrounds, watercraft launching areas, the lake itself and all
owners (leased permittees) of private cabins