Please read and understand our Rules and Regulations, created with keeping everyone safe and happy in mind.


Office opens at 8am

Office closes at 5pm

Check-In is 12pm noon CST
Check-In for Cabins is 2pm CST
Check-Out is 10am CST
Late Arrivals:
- If arriving after 6pm CST and you have not paid/reserved a site, use the iPad kiosk outside office to check yourself in. Instructions will be posted on wall by the iPad.
- If you have already reserved and paid for your site online, you must check in the next morning between 8am and 9am CST.

Photo ID is required at check-in for our records
Waiver and Release of Liability is required to be signed by all guests 18 years and older
Belle Ridge is not responsible for items left in vehicles. Please lock your doors
Belle Ridge has permission to use any photograph taken throughout a guest's stay for advertising purposes
Belle Ridge is family oriented and guests understand there is a 5mph speed limit in the campground and 20mph on the trails
Day Use guests must leave the park no later than 6:00pm CST, and other site guests must leave by 10:00pm CST.

Must be reserved with a credit card.
We do not charge additional fees for basic housekeeping after your departure. However, a minimum of $50 will be charged to your credit card if cabin is not left in the same condition in which you reserved it. Beds do not need to be made.
You will also be charged for any damaged furniture, fixtures, etc.
You may use the laundry room behind the office if desired.
No pets allowed in cabins.

Between 10pm and 8am CST
Children should be at their campsite and/or supervised by 9:00pm CST.
ATVs/UTVs Do not drive ATVs/UTVs during quiet hours.
Generators: No rules currently governing generators unless they disturb other guests. This rule may be amended at any time.
Pets: RV guests with pets that continuously bark may be forced to relocate to a Caribou Loop site. (which is closest to the highway, but also closest to the future dog park). Refusal to relocate will result in loss of remainder of reservation without refund.

A reasonable number of visitors are welcome.
All visitors must register at the office upon arrival and pay a guest fee of $3.00 per person.
Visitors must leave the campground by 10pm CST.
Extra vehicles must not block the roads, and overflow should move to designated parking areas.

Pets are welcome but must be kept on a leash at all times.
Pets are not to be left unattended.
No pets allowed in camp store, restrooms, playground, or cabins.
All pets must be cleaned up after (no messes for other campers to find).
No pets allowed in the water or on the beach.
RV guests with pets that continuously bark may be forced to relocate to a Caribou Loop site. (which is closest to the highway, but also closest to the future dog park). Refusal to relocate will result in loss of remainder of reservation without refund.

Camp Fires
A small campfire may be built in the fire ring provided at each site.
Fires may never be left unattended.
All fires must be extinguished before retiring for the night.
No burning of metal or plastic.

Fire Wood
Firewood may be purchased at the camp store or you may use any fallen/dead wood found in the woods to burn.
Do not remove bark from standing trees.
Chopping or cutting wood is not permitted.
Do not bring any firewood to the campground as tree destroying pests are a major issue.
Unburned firewood may be stacked neatly by a tree at your site. You may also benefit from others’ unused wood.

Never drive off the main roads or trails.
Never drive through empty RV sites, tent sites, or grass/fields.
Speed Limit 5mph speed limit for all vehicles in campground and 20mph speed limit on trails.
4-wheel drive is required for driving on the trails.
All ATVs/UTVs must be registered at office.
Quiet Hours: No driving ATVs/UTVs during quiet hours.

Alcohol
Permitted at campsites only.
Trails: No one under the influence may drive on the trails. Trails can quickly become exceedingly dangerous or deadly if inebriated.
No alcohol allowed on trails.
Especially no alcohol by the children’s playground.
Beer is sold in the camp store.

Smoking
Not permitted in any campground buildings, including cabins or the playground.
Be mindful of others if smoking at the pavilion.

Swimming is only allowed at Rock Pond Beach.
No life guard on duty.
Children must always be accompanied by an adult.
No jumping off the rock ledge.
No pets allowed in the water or on the beach.
Swim at your own risk.

Laundry Room
Open the same hours as the office.
All laundry detergent must be “HE” (High Efficiency). (Using non HE detergent will overflow the machine, and our water efficient washers do not use enough water to get all the non-HE detergent from fabric.
Extra quarters for washing available in the office.

Book Exchange
Books are free in the laundry room, but if you keep one it must be replaced with another family-friendly book.

No refunds will be granted if cancelling a reservation that exists during any major holiday or if cancelling within 7 days of said reservation.
No refunds for sites will be granted due to inclement weather as camping is an outdoor experience and we cannot control the weather.
However, if you have reserved a rental UTV and have not yet checked it out before it begins raining or before trails are dry enough to ride, a full refund will be granted as we do not allow trail riding when trails are wet.
A minimum of $25 fee must be paid to cancel any reservation that is 8 to 30 days in the future for each reserved week being cancelled.
A minimum of $10 fee must be paid to cancel any reservation that is 31+ days in the future for each reserved week being cancelled.
Any other reason a guest requests a refund will be handled based on the scenario.

Please respect other campers and use designated roads, crosswalks and paths.
Please also respect the private residence just behind the office.
If you move a picnic table or fire ring, please put it back where you found it.
Grey Water: Do not spill any grey water on the ground (Tennessee law).
Fireworks and Firearms are strictly forbidden for the safety of everyone.
Garbage: Bag and tie garbage and place in dumpster or garbage cans by bath house and pavilion. Garbage bags available at camp store if needed.
Bicycle Riding: all children 16 years old or younger must wear a helmet under Tennessee law.

Belle Ridge Retreat is a privately owned and operated facility.
Belle Ridge reserves the right to refuse service to and/or expel any person(s) displaying behavior we deem to be inappropriate. I also acknowledge and understand that even though Belle Ridge Retreat makes every reasonable effort to provide a secure environment, the security of my person, my belongings, and all persons and belongings in my party are my sole responsibility and I agree to hold Belle Ridge, LLC harmless in any and all claims arising from any incidents that may occur during my stay.