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 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
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 And
Violations may result in trespass of property.
Failure to comply with the rules and regulations may result in arrest.
- Memorial Day Weekend, 4th Of July Holiday And Labor Day Weekend Require
Day' Reservation For All Campsites.
(Follow this holiday rule or your credit card will be charged for the
required number of nights)
WEEKEND RULE FOR ALL CAMPSITES
- If your reservation starts on Friday you must also include Saturday and
check out on Sunday as the minimum of 2 nights is required between Memorial
Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. If your reservation starts on Saturday
you must also include Sunday and check out on Monday as the minimum of 2
nights is required between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend.
(Follow this weekend rule or your credit
card will be charged for the required number of nights)
No campground may be occupied for more than 14 consecutive days out of
30 consecutive days.
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 any time.
No more than two camper units may occupy any campsite unless otherwise
specified. Hawebesi camping area is the exception where there is 3
additional campers allowed at the two (2) campsites each.
must pay the camping fee.
A campsite is defined by one fire ring and
CAMPSITE OCCUPANCY/GROUP CAMPING
units (more than two units) may occupy camping areas designated “group
Each unit must pay the camping fee.
A campsite is
defined by one fire ring and table.
SIZE OF CAMPING UNIT
A camping unit is a powered vehicle, motor home, camping bus, pull-type
camper, tent or any other device designed for sleeping.
Any portion of a 24-hour period beginning at 2PM that a camper occupies
The camper must vacate the campsite on the last camping
day by 1PM (both reserved campers and "first come-first served" campers).
A fourteen (14) camping day limit in any consecutive 30-day period at on
(Also see expanded information on the left of each page)
must be on a leash at all times whether at a campsite or out for a walk.
Pets (except service animals) are not allowed on the public swimming
beach, playground or in any public lake recreation building (including vault
toilets and comfort stations).
Owners must clean up after their pets.
Do not build large
roaring fires and be sure your campfire is "DEAD OUT “before turning in for
the night or departing.
Do not dispose of trash in fire ring.
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
those areas where owners (leased permittees) of private cabins
and trailers reside.