Park Rules

  • Memberships are non-transferable
  • Members are responsible for learning locations of all safety equipment/devices
  • These include first aid stations, pay phones, beach safety equipment, etc.
  • Maps are available upon request
  • Use of the sign in/out logs is mandatory
  • All traffic is one way around the park
  • No speeding! Speed limit is 5 MPH
  • Children should not be left unattended
  • Children must be at campsite by dark
  • Park in designated areas only
  • Members are responsible for cleaning up after themselves and remove trash to designated areas
  • No loud music
  • No illegal drugs
  • No nudity
  • No profanity
  • No discharge of firearms, hunting or trapping
  • No glass bottles
  • No stone throwing
  • No bicycles in front of store or on store deck
  • No skidding or sliding bicycles on stone road
  • No unlicensed vehicles or underage drivers
  • No riding outside of vehicles (hood, roof, bumper, etc.)
  • No washing or repairing of vehicles
  • All dogs must be licensed and on a leash
  • Clean up after pets
  • No pets on the beach
  • No pets in the restrooms
  • No ice fishing or winter activities
  • Gravel Ponds is not responsible for theft, loss or damage of property
  • Gate cards are for member use only
  • Members are responsible for admitting their guests
  • Entry gate is in operation from 5:30am to 10:00pm (permanent site campers have 24 hr. access)
  • Exit gate is always in operation
  • Local ambulance, fire and police departments have 24 hour gate access
  • Fish with barb-less hooks and lures only
  • Fishing is on a catch and release basis only
  • No live bait, minnows or minnow traps allowed (worms are OK)
  • No fishing in designated swimming areas
  • No fishing out of paddle boats
  • No adding of fish to ponds
  • Swim in designated areas only
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult (18 years or older)
  • No swimming in bad weather
  • No swimming below 70 degrees
  • No swimming after dark
  • No scuba diving
  • A complete set of rules for swimming is posted at each beach
  • All boats are provided by Gravel Ponds only
  • No boating after dark
  • Life jackets/vests must be worn at all times
  • Life jackets are not provided by Gravel Ponds but are available to rent
  • Seat cushions are not an acceptable substitution for life jackets
  • All boats are provided on a first come first serve basis (sharing is encouraged)
  • Do not exceed the posted maximum number of passengers
  • Boats must be clean and left upside down out of water
  • Electric motors only, no gas powered motors
  • Electric motors must be cleaned in chlorine dip prior to use
  • Campsites are on a first come first serve basis
  • Only one campsite per member (except holidays)
  • No bon fires, camp fires only
  • Camp fires in designated areas only
  • No garbage (cans, bottles, etc.) in camp fires
  • Pavilions are available on a first come first serve basis
  • Any member can reserve a pavilion for their special event in advance
  • Members are responsible for clean up
  • Members are responsible for letting their guests into the park
  • Any person found abusing or vandalizing Gravel Ponds property will be subject to having their membership revoked and be charged for the damages as provided by law.
  • Anyone not obeying park rules will be subject to having their membership revoked.