Rules & Regulations

At The Outpost, every guest reservation is important. We look forward to hosting your outdoor experience and want your getaway to be as relaxing as possible.

Please read the following rules and regulations thoroughly to ensure you have all the information you need for a smooth, relaxing, enjoyable stay.

Cancellations

In the unlikely event that you must cancel or transfer dates, please see the applicable policy below and then call 304.860.9121 to initiate the cancellation. We do not give credit or refunds due to the discomforts of nature. Our cancellation policy varies depending on the timing of your cancellation notice in advance of the reservation date.

For Tent Field Camping and Tent Sites we require a 5 (five) day notice prior to your scheduled arrival date. Refunds will be issued immediately less a $ 20 non-refundable transaction fee. With less than a 5 (five) day notice, you will be issued a credit for a stay at another time (within 12 months) less 25% of your total reservation. If you would like to transfer your reservation to another date, you can do so as long as it is done 5 (five) days prior to the arrival date. We reserve the right to charge $ 20.00 non-refundable transaction fee after the (1) reservation change.

For RV Sites, Tent Platforms, Cabins and Pavilion 1 Group Site we require a 10 (ten) day notice prior to your scheduled arrival date. Refunds will be issued immediately less a $ 25 non-refundable transaction fee. With less than a 10 (ten) day notice, you will be issued a credit for a stay at another time (within 12 months) less 25% of your total reservation. If you would like to transfer your reservation to another date, you can do so as long as it is done 10 (ten) days prior to the arrival date. We reserve the right to charge $ 20.00 non-refundable transaction fee after the (1) reservation change.

NOTE: All holidays (Labor Day & Memorial Day Fri – Mon, July 4th days and Bridge Day Fri - Mon) and special events are non-refundable with less than a 7 (seven) day notice of cancellation.

No Show Policy:

Reservations will be held until check-out time on the day following your scheduled arrival. No shows will result in full forfeiture of funds.

Refunds:

Refunds are prohibited for weather conditions, voluntary departure, acts of nature, or evictions. Any refund processed will be refunded in the same form that it was originally paid or an Outpost reservation credit can be issued towards a future stay to be used within one year from the date the reservation credit was issued.

All refunds processed via credit/debit card will be processed back to the original credit/debit card used, no exceptions. An Outpost Credit can only be redeemed in the same calendar year as the cancelled reservation and can only be applied toward your site or cabin/lodge rental. For reservations paid with a credit card, cash refunds will be credited to the credit card on file with respect to reservation.

Arrival/Departure Information

Check-in: 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

If arriving outside of check-in times, please call 304.860.9121 in advance to make arrangements. We will have a site map showing your location and how to get to your site on our late check-in board. If staying in a cabin, we will text the door code to you prior to arrival. The registered guest responsible for the unit/site must be at least 18 years of age and must provide a valid government issued photo identification at time of check-in. That person must remain on site for the duration of the reservation.

Check-out: 11:00 AM

To make sure we can prepare for and honor incoming guests, late check-outs will be charged $5 per hour up until 3:00 PM when a full additional night will be charged.

Quiet Hours:

10:00 PM – 7:00 AM Sunday – Thursday 11:00 PM – 7:00 AM Friday – Saturday (Memorial Day Sunday, Labor Day Sunday and 4th of July if on Sunday)

Generators, diesel engines, and bright exterior lighting may not operate during quiet hours. No loud music, excessive noise, or disorderly conduct will be tolerated. No visitors during quiet hours.

VISITORS

Visitors must register at the Campground Office between 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM. The Outpost staff reserve the right to limit additional vehicles. Visitors must follow all Outpost Rules & Regulations while on site and registered guests are responsible for the behavior of visitors. No visitors during quiet hours.

Facility Use Information

ACCESSIBILITY

We have an ADA accessible bathroom on site. Please call for additional information or with special requests.

Restroom

Restroom and shower facilities are available on site. Due to Board of Health Regulations, animals are prohibited in the restrooms. A sink for washing dishes is available outside the Restroom.

DAMAGE/LOSS

Registered guests will be liable for the full cost of any damage caused by the guest (or their visitors) to the property or facilities. Guests will also be charged for any items missing from rental units after checkout.

GARBAGE

Help us keep our property clean and practice Leave No Trace principles by depositing all garbage in the trash bins located throughout the property. Please do not burn trash, and please do not leave trash unattended outside on sites.

LAUNDRY

Laundry facilities not available on site at this time.

PARKING

Limit of 2 (two) vehicles per individual lodging accommodation (RVs may have one towed vehicle or one towing vehicle and an additional car). Parking adjacent to lodgings is not guaranteed and often unattainable. Vehicles must display the provided parking tag. Vehicles without proper tags are subject to towing at owner’s expense. Vehicles must not block roads and must be in designated parking areas. The speed limit is 4.5 MPH.

You have to walk into all of our cabins, tent platforms, tent sites and field tent camping. You can park close but not directly beside your lodging.

PHOTOGRAPHY

The Outpost uses on-site candid photography for advertisements and promotions. Entrance onto this property constitutes permission to be photographed while on the premises and for any resulting photos to be used by The Outpost for lawful purposes without compensation or notification to the guest.

TENTS ON SITES

Tent Platforms and Tent Sites may have up to two (2) tents per site. Tents are not allowed at RV Sites, Cabins or Vintage Camper.

TREES

Trees and the shade they provide are an integral part of an enjoyable camping experience. However, even healthy and well-maintained, trees pose a natural hazard of falling debris, such as leaves and branches, especially during windy and/or extreme weather conditions. We do not assume responsibility for these natural hazards or for any property damage, injury, or other circumstances that may result. Please take this into consideration when parking at The Outpost and while enjoying the property.

Safety

AFTER-HOURS ASSISTANCE

For Emergencies, call 911. For urgent, immediate needs (plumbing issues, dangerous situations, unit access problems, etc.) between 6:00 PM and 9:00 AM, call 304.860.9121.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

All state/federal laws apply. Alcoholic beverage consumption is restricted to those 21 or older. Excessively loud, combative, belligerent, or disruptive behavior will not be tolerated at any time. Drink responsibly.

CAMPFIRES

Controlled campfires are permitted in designated fire pits ONLY. Fires must be supervised while burning and then fully extinguished. Only firewood (purchased on site) and charcoal should be burned. Please do not cut live trees for firewood or burn trash. Fire pits may not be relocated.

Our communal fire pit is for all to enjoy. No Field Tent Camping is allowed within 25 feet of the communal fire pit.

CHILDREN

Children are welcome at The Outpost! Children under 8 (eight) should be directly supervised by an adult at all times. Parents/guardians are responsible for their children’s safety and behavior.

CONSTRUCTION/MAINTENANCE

The Outpost closes certain sites and areas of the property for landscaping and maintenance throughout the season. For your safety, please respect all areas blocked off with cones, caution tape, or other restricted access markings.

DRONES

Commercial drones & Personal drones are prohibited.

FIREWORKS

Fireworks are prohibited on the The Outpost property.

GRILLS

Propane grills are provided at the pavilion. Please scrape and keep clean for others to use. Fire cooking is permitted in provided fire pits. Personal charcoal and propane grills are permitted. Please use responsibly.

MOTORIZED TRANSPORTATION

Scooters, dirt bikes, and hover boards are not permitted on the property. Electric golf carts are permitted for the elderly or those with limited mobility with advance request. Golf carts must be driven by licensed drivers. Bicycles and scooters are welcome. Please ride at safe speeds and during daylight hours. Helmets are recommended.

PETS

Well-behaved, vaccinated dogs are welcome. For all sites allowing dogs there is a limit of two (2) dogs per site. In dog-friendly rental units, there is a $30 non-refundable fee per pet. Dogs are NOT allowed to be left in cabins or tied up to campsites unless the owners are present. They can be left in personal RV’s however with owner taking all responsibility. If this is not followed, you can be asked to leave with no refund. On primitive tent sites and RV Sites, there is no fee, but all campground pet rules and regulations still apply. Service dogs are complimentary. All dogs must be kept on a leash (not to exceed six feet) at all times, unless inside your unit. Dogs may not be left unattended at any time. Due to regulations, dogs are not permitted in the Bathhouse or grilling station. Animals may not be tethered to utility fixtures. Animal waste must be picked up by the pet owner. Dogs must be under control at all times for the safety of guests. Owners may be asked to remove aggressive, uncontrolled, or constantly barking dogs from the property at any time. Dogs may be rinsed with water only (no soap) on sites.

Absolutely No Smoking, Vaping, Tobacco Use, Etc. inside of any Outpost property. A cleaning fee of $200 will be charged to the credit card on file if there is smoking in a rental unit.

THEFT AND LOSS

Campers are responsible for securing their personal property, including, but not limited to, their campers and contents, vehicles, tents, or any other personal property. The campground, its owner, agents, and employees are not responsible or liable for theft or loss of any kind, nor damage caused by acts of God, fires, floods, windstorms, explosions, lightning strikes, accidents, or vandalism. Campers are responsible for maintaining insurance on their campers, vehicles, and personal property.

WASHING RVS AND CARS

RVs and cars may not be washed or rinsed on property. Our staff can direct you to the nearest appropriate facility.

WEAPONS

Possession of weapons such as firearms, knives, chains, etc. while outside of a personal camping vehicle is not permitted on the property.

Environmental Responsibility

LEAVE NO TRACE

As an outdoor resort that respects and values nature, we appreciate the support of our guests in practicing Leave No Trace (LNT) ethics. For more information on LNT, visit this website: https://lnt.org/

FIREWOOD

Due to issues surrounding devastating invasive species, all firewood must be purchased on site. For more information on invasive species visit: https://www.ncforestservice.gov/forest_health/fh_firewood.htm

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

The Outpost reserves the right to update Rules and Regulations at any time.