Flat Rock Bridge Family Camping
Policies and FAQ’s
FUN, SAFE & SECURE
We are here to provide a vacation spot for families. Where kids will have a ball, and mom & dad will be heroes for bringing the kids here to Flat Rock. Our staff is on hand 24 hours a day to ensure that you are comfortable and are able to enjoy your stay. We expect our guests to adhere to common rules of decency so not to infringe on each others right to have fun, feel safe, and to get a good nights sleep. The following is a list of policies and information that may help you as you plan your time with us.
Check-In / Check-Out
Campsites check-in is 3:00 PM / Campsites check-out is 12:00 Noon.
Rentals check-in is 3:00 PM / Cabin & Rentals check-out is 10:00 AM.
Check in must be before 9:00PM.
Early check-in / late
check-out may be available for a fee. Check with the office.
What can I put on my CAMPSITE?
Our campsites are designed for just one family. They are priced for 2 adults and up to 4 children. We allow a maximum of 8 people per site, and of that 8, no more than 4 can be adults.
You must have camping equipment (designed specifically for camping) on your site. Absolutely no camping in vans or other vehicles. The maximum amount of equipment allowed on your site is 3 units, only one of which can be a trailer. The size of your camping equipment and the campsite may reduce the amount of equipment allowed.
Camping and parking is allowed in the cleared area of your site only.
If you hang a string for drying towels, please remove it at check-out.
Can we DECORATE OUR SITE?
Absolutely! We appreciate your enthusiasm for our themes and encourage all families to decorate their sites appropriately. Please do not nail into or paint our trees. Signs and decorations must be appropriate for our family audience and cannot disturb your neighbors. Radios, bright lights and/or blinking lights, and other noise must be kept at reasonable levels at all times. All decorations, including all strings and cords, must be removed at check-out.
Can we use our AIR CONDITIONERS & ELECTRIC HEATERS?
Sites that have just 20amp electric service (all sites in the West, some in the North and East) do not provide you with enough power to safely use air conditioners and heaters. Your appliances may be damaged if used, and it will also effect the electric service provided to your neighbors.
We have upgraded all sites in the South, along with many sites in the North and East with 30 or 50amp service. If you need to use air conditioners or heaters, please reserve a site with 30 or 50amp electric.
SEWER SITES & DUMP STATION
Your holding tank must be EMPTY before using the sewer to hook-up your site.
Do not flush anything other than human waste and RV toilet paper. Our small septic systems can not handle other items.
Leave your gray water tank open at all times and dump the black water each night before you retire.
Vehicles & Parking
Only one vehicle may park at your campsite, per order of local Rescue Department.
You can have a second vehicle on the grounds at no additional fee, however it must park in the visitor parking lot.
Third vehicles registered to a site as part of the actual reservation will pay a $5 per night fee.
All vehicles must display a valid car tag, in a way so that the information can be easily viewed.
Vehicles that need to be used during quiet hours must park in the visitor parking lot so not to disturb your neighbors.
Can we bring our PETS?
Two well behaved pets are allowed per campsite, when occupied by a responsible pet owner.
No pets may be in or at our rental cabins and trailers.
Visitors to your site may not bring any pets.
There is a $5 per night, per pet fee.
You must show rabies vaccination paperwork (not just collar tags) at check-in, per Maine State Law.
Your pet must be supervised and kept on a short leash at all times. Your pet cannot leave the boundaries of your site without you physically holding its leash.
We have a Dog Park, just beyond the visitor parking area.
Once at the Dog Park, dogs may be taken off their leashes within the fenced area, but they still must be actively supervised by their owner.
Owners must clean up after their pet . . . even at the dog park.
Flat Rock Bridge has a zero tolerance policy for pets displaying aggressive behavior. Any pets displaying aggressive behavior or causing excessive noise will be ejected.
We do not allow Pit Bulls (all types and mixes)*, Dobermans, or Rotweillers on the campground property.
* Types and mixes disallowed include but are not limited to: American Pit Bull Terriers, American Stafforshire, American Bulldogs, Scott Johnson Hybrid, Argentine Dogos, Bull Terriers, Cane Corso, Perro de Presa Canario, and Staffordshire Bull Terriers.
Can we have CAMPFIRES?
Absolutely! Each site is equipped with a fire ring. Please do not alter these rings in any way.
All wood must be completely inside of the ring when burning.
Can I bring my own WOOD to burn?
Maine law states that no wood may be brought into the state unless it is certified to be bug free.
Transporting of infected wood into the State of Maine could result in a fine.
Please protect the healthy trees in Maine, and leave your wood at home.
Kiln dried hardwood, certified bug free, is available at our store.
No fireworks of any kind are allowed in the campground, with the one exception being sparklers.
What do we do with our TRASH?
Please place all household trash in the dumpsters at the entrance gates.
Large items such as lawn chairs, grills or appliances may not go in the dumpsters.
Sites requiring trash removal at check-out will be assessed a maintenance fee.
Do the kids need to wear WRISTBANDS?
All guests registered as a child will be issued a wristband which must be worn while on the grounds.
Loss of wristband will result in an additional fee.
WHY? Being so close to Rochester, NH, there is a temptation for local children to enter our grounds to use our pools and other amenities. In order to be able to recognize these children quickly, we ask our guests to wear wristbands. This helps us to keep over crowding and other potential issues to a minimum. We thank you for your cooperation.
Adult visitors $10 per day (9
AM to 8 PM) and/or $10 overnight (3 PM to 12 Noon) plus a refundable $10 car tag deposit.
Child visitor (under age 18) $5 per day and/or $5 per night.
All visitors must check-in at the Office before entering the campground.
Visitors can not bring pets.
Visitors are able to use all campground facilities.
Car tag deposit is refundable as long as the visitor checks-out by 8 PM.
Due to over crowding concerns,
No visitors allowed on the Fourth of July weekend.
What are the campground QUIET HOURS?
Our staff enforce the quiet hours from 11 PM to 7 AM.
Children must be on their site by 10:30 PM. Please be courteous to others.
Radios, pets, bright lights and/or blinking lights, and other noise must be kept at reasonable levels at all times.
Speed limit in the campground, including driveways and the parking areas, is 5 MPH. Please keep our kids safe and drive slowly and cautiously!
Can we use Motorized Scooters or a GOLF CART?
Due to insurance restrictions, no motorized vehicles of any type can be used within the campground.
This includes golf carts, mini-bikes, ATV’s, Segways, and motorized scooters and bikes of any kind (including children’s toys).
Road legal motorcycles are restricted to directly entering and leaving the campground only.
Does the campground have SECURITY GATES?
Yes. You may get an access key
card at check-in with a $10 cash deposit.
Only one gate access key
card per site.
The $10 deposit will be refunded when you return the
gate access key card in good condition at check-out.
access key cards only work for the side of the campground you are staying on.
During quiet hours, access to and from the campground is for emergencies only. All others must use the visitor parking lot.
What is your policy on ALCOHOL
If you must drink, alcohol may be
responsibly consumed on your site only, and by adults at least 21 years old. Excessive use of alcohol will result in ejection without refund.
Smoking of marijuana is strictly prohibited on the private property of our family campground. Use of marijuana within our campground will result in immediate ejection.
Tobacco products may be used on your campsite or in one of the designated smoking areas that is located around the campground.
You must be responsible and place cigarette butts in one of the receptacles located at each of the designated smoking areas.
Smoking of any kind, including electronic cigarettes and “vaping,” is absolutely prohibited in all other areas, including all campground buildings, at public gatherings, and within the pool areas.
The legal age to smoke tobacco in Maine is 18.
Excessive use of alcohol will not be tolerated. Our quiet time of 11:00PM is strictly enforced, and at no time will inappropriate or illegal behavior be allowed.
If your idea of camping is something different than this, please choose another spot for your time away.
Can we go FISHING?
The Salmon Falls River is good for fishing. We are told that many small trout are caught.
Watch out for people tubing!
Purchase your Maine fishing license online at
Milton Three Ponds feeds the river, and is just 5 miles up the road. Great fishing, boat rentals available.
How does the WATERSLIDE work?
There is no additional fee for our guests. Children must wear the wristbands they received at check-in.
Only one person can ride at a time. No holding small children in your lap, and no riding double.
Parents can wait at the bottom to catch small children.
MID-SUMMER HOURS: Monday thru Friday 12 to 5, Saturday 10 to 5, Sunday 10 to 12 AND 1 to 5.
Call the Office for off-season hours.
TUBING on the river
The most common river floating trip begins in the West between sites W90 and W91. A black and yellow sign marks the path.
The final point to get off the river and still be in the campground is the one and only BRIDGE.
Please respect our guests camping along the river and do not cut through their sites.
NO lifeguards on duty! Use of the river is at your own risk.
Land on the other side of the river is private property. Please respect our neighbors and do not trespass.
Please help keep the river clean and do not litter.
We encourage you to enjoy our pools for swimming, and use the river for tubing and fishing only.
The river is very low in some spots. Swinging, diving and jumping from trees and the bridge is VERY DANGEROUS. Do not do it.
SWIMMING in our pools
NO lifeguards on duty! Swim at your own risk.
Children under 14 years of age MUST be accompanied by a parent.
Infants in diapers must wear swimming diapers, available in our store.
No food or any type of glass containers in the pool areas.
No smoking in the pool areas.
Running, jumping, diving and horseplay are prohibited.
Floats and noodles are not allowed in the pools.
No pets are allowed within the fenced pool areas.
Do you have HOT TUBS?
Yes. We refer to them as our PARENT RELAXATION ZONES. Hot tubs have been provided at each pool area for the enjoyment of adults only. No children under the age of 18 years of age are allowed in these areas at any time. Everything else here at Flat Rock is open to kids, so give all of our moms & dads a break in a space just for them, and we thank you for keeping kids out of the hot tubs.
Can we bring BICYCLES?
Absolutely. Bikes are a great way to get around the campground. No fee or registration required.
For the safety of all, no riding bikes after dark, and please keep speeds reasonable.
Please lock your bikes at your campsite when not in use.
COURTESIES – Please put cigarette butts in provided receptacles. We thank you for not littering. Please use campground roads and walkways and do not cut through campsites. Do not paint, nail into, or peel bark from trees.
Management reserves the right to change rules as needed. Management has the legal right to eject without refund, anyone who does not comply with the campground rules, and/or is violating state law. (Title 30-A, Ch. 183, Sub-Ch. 3, Art. 4, SS.3837)