Missouri Camping on the Current River in Van Buren, Missouri
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Policies & Campground Rules

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  • Everyone must check in at the office.
  • Check-in is 12:00 pm (noon) until 10:30 pm on weekends.
  • Cash ONLY at Check-in. There is an ATM on premises.
  • All camping guests must have tents and campers set up no later than 11:00 pm on weekends.
  • Any person(s) in your party that is later than 10:30 pm must be pre paid for or paid for at the time of your check-in. Your guest will walk to campsite if they arrive after 12:00 am (midnight). No driving in campground after 12:00 am (midnight).
  • Your car license, make and model are required to register.
  • At check-in a clean site security deposit is required per site – $20 cash only along with a photo ID. Deposit will be returned upon check-out if campsite is clean and that includes fire rings and cigarette butts etc. Site will be inspected and must pass first inspection in order to receive refund. Refunds must be collected at check-out. Your deposit will be forfeited if you leave without collecting it. A clean site deposit can not be used for your next visit. Person securing deposit must be the person to collect deposit, ID required, (no exceptions). You may collect deposit from 7:30 am to 11:00 pm.  [TOP]
  • You must notify office by 11:00 am seven (7) full days in advance to receive a refund less a $10 service charge. Cancellation that is less than 7 days prior to arrival is forfeited (no refunds).
  • DO NOT be a NO SHOW, you will have additional charges!
  • If the river is closed due to flooding prior to your arrival you will receive a refund less $5 service charge.
  • No refunds for early departure, inclement weather or site change!  [TOP]
  • All reservations are made by phone: 573-323-4000.
  • Payment is required when making reservation.
    Example: 2 nights tent camping with water and electric.
    Site rate: $15.00 x 2 = $30.00
    Example: 3 nights primitive tent camping.
    Site rate: $10.00 x 3 = $30.00.
    Example: 2 nights RV 30 amp camping.
    Site rate: $20.00 x 2 = $40.00.
    There is a site rate and a per person rate. At check-in you will pay your per person rate of $12.50 per person per night.
  • There is a 2 night minimum on most weekends, ask reservationist about weekend in question.
  • We accept MasterCard, Visa and American Express. Any other method of payment must be approved by management prior to your arrival.
  • Your credit card or debit will be processed the same day your reservation is made or on a date management agrees upon.
    Clean site security deposit is required upon check-in – $20 cash only (see check-in policy for details).
  • Visitor pass (non campers) – $5.00 charge (see campground rules).
  • Information needed in making a reservation:
    • Address and phone number.
    • Credit or debit card.
    • Number of nights you will be staying.
    • Number of people in your party.
    • If tent camping - Number of tents, do you need water and electric or primitive camping.
    • If pop-up camping - 110 volt or 30 amp.
    • If RV camping - 30 amp or 50 amp.
    • Do you need sewer?
    • Do you need a pull through for RV?
    • Will you have tent campers with your RV?
    • Will you have an RV and a pop-up on one site?
    • Your approximate arrival time (check-in).
  • You will be asked to e-mail a list of the names of all guests that will be joining you. We will need first and last names as soon as that information is available to you and what nights each person will be staying. Please provide list at least 5 days prior to your arrival.  [TOP]
  • Everyone must register at office, including visitors before entering campground. A visitor's pass is $5.00 per person and is only issued to person(s) visiting a registered guest. Visitor's pass will be available 8:00 am until 10:00 pm and issued on a daily basis. Visitors must leave by 10:00 pm week days and by 11:00 pm on Friday and Saturday evenings. All camping guests and visitor will be required to wear wrist bands. A car tag will be issued to camping guests and visitors and must be kept on rearview mirror or dashboard. Please inform all of your guests, visitors (group) of your SITE NUMBER and the NAME your reservation is registered under. This will make your guest check-in much quicker!
  • Quiet hours: 12 am (midnight) until 6:30 am. All music must be off by 11:00 pm. Person making the reservations will be responsible for their guests and visitors.
  • All vehicles must be parked and remain parked from 12:00 am (midnight) until 6:30 am.
  • Speed limit: 7 mph. If you consume alcohol, please do not drive in campground.
  • Check-out time is 11:00 am. If you are taking a float trip on your day of departure, you must break camp and park in floaters parking. Someone else may have a reservation for that site. To remain on site it must be approved by office. If site is occupied by vehicle, tent, etc., after 11:00 am, a full day's rent will be applied.
  • Only park on campsite assigned to you or your vehicle will be towed! We have a parking area for additional vehicles, please ask camp host or office.
  • Do not move fire rings.
  • Do not place BBQ grills on top of picnic tables.
  • Do not run electric cords from an electric site to non-electric sites.
  • Do not drive nails etc. into trees. Do not cut trees or limbs.
  • Do not hang lanterns from trees.
  • No generators, chain saws or bug zappers.
  • No firearms allowed on campgrounds.
  • No fireworks allowed on campgrounds.
  • No air conditioners in tents!
  • No boom box – bass allowed!
  • No ATVs, 3 or 4 wheelers or dirt bikes allowed. Golf carts only!
  • No illegal drugs, obscene gestures, language or nudity allowed.
  • No obscene print on clothing!
  • NO VICIOUS OR AGGRESSIVE PETS ALLOWED! All pets must be contained in campsite on a leash 6 ft. or less at all times and not to reach into another campsite. No more than 2 pets. No pet is allowed in restrooms except a seeing eye dog! Never leave pet unattended (do not go on a float trip and leave pet). No vicious or noisy pets (barking etc.). You will be asked to leave!
  • Person making reservation is responsible for making sure that there is no trash including cans, food, bottles, cigarette butts etc. in fire ring or campsite on departure. Dumpsters are provided, please ask camp host for a trash bag if you do not have one. Person making reservation will be asked for a clean site security deposit of $20.00 per site upon check-in (no credit or debit cards for clean site deposit, cash only $20.00). The responsible party will lose deposit if site is not clean on first inspection. Deposits will NOT be mailed back. Make sure to pick-up your security deposit upon departure!
  • No refunds on camping for early departures or inclement weather.
  • Firewood sold at camp store, some states prohibited from bringing firewood into campground. You are welcome to collect downed wood (deadfall) to burn but all wood must be burned or removed to receive clean site security deposit.
  • Contact camp host (site # 1) or office if you have problems.
  • If your vehicles are crowding your neighbor you may be asked to move to overflow parking. There is a limit to the number of vehicles you can have at a site.
  • Liquor sales on Sundays at 9:00 am.
  • No lifeguard on duty, swim at your own risk! No diving!
  • We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone and the right to evict person(s) for noncompliance of campground rules with no refund!
  • Additional rules may apply.  [TOP]

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Missouri Camping on the Current River in Van Buren, Missouri

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100 Ash Street • P0 Box 99 • Van Buren, MO 63965
573-323-4000 • cro@currentriveroutfitters.net

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