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Campground Rules

Sauder Village Campground

General Campground Rules:

  1. This is a “family-friendly” campground. Please be mindful of your language.
  2.  No parking or driving on the grass. (Use additional parking lots for extra vehicles.) All trailers must be backed onto your site.
  3. Check-in is at 1 pm; check-out is noon.
  4. Speed limit is 10 MPH.
  5. Children must be supervised.
  6. Camping is an outdoor experience; therefore, we will not issue refunds due to the weather. However, if rooms are available at the Inn, we will be happy to upgrade you to a room at a reduced rate.
  7. Only “permitted” vehicles and (on duty) employee’s vehicles are permitted on campground.
  8. Golf carts must be registered (fee) at check-in; only licensed/insured drivers may operate them.
    Bring this registration form filled out to register your golf cart: Golf Cart Registration Form
  9. Please put all trash in dumpsters on the east side of the drive as you leave the campground (a minimum $25 cleanup fee will be charged to you if your site is not clean on departure).

General Campsite Rules:

  1. Only one RV (any unit with holding tank) and additional 2 tents per site max.
  2. No more than a total of 3 dependent RVs (tent or pop-up without holding tank) per site.
  3. No more than 2 vehicles including RV per site; parking permits will be issued by Sauder Heritage Inn. You must park vehicle on graveled parking spot or park in additional parking areas for “permitted” guests.
  4. Full Hook-up, Electric/Water and Electric Only sites: Maximum of 8 people per site; a $5 charge per person after 6 people does apply.
  5. Tent Sites: Maximum of 6 people per site; a $5 charge per person after 4 people does apply.
  6. Never walk onto or through another camp-site without invitation from that camper.
  7. To preserve our grass, outdoor carpet is only permitted on grass during wet/muddy weather.
  8. Campfire rings may not be moved. Please burn in provided campfire rings.

Pool & Splash Pad Rules:

  1. All Children 17 and under must wear a swim bracelet provided by the Heritage Inn front desk to be inside the fenced in Splash pad area in the campground, as well as when using the Heritage Inn Pool. The indoor pool is available to registered campers from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and 3:00-7:00 p.m.
  2. One registered adult must be present for every 5 children in the splash pad area as well as when using the Heritage Inn Pool.

Other Recreation:

  1. Shuffleboard equipment is available on the south side of picnic shelter in cabinet.
  2. Basketball and volleyball may be signed out at the Inn Front Desk.
  3. Only registered Campground and Inn guests may fish in Little Lake Erie. Catch and release is encouraged.
  4. Swimming and boating is prohibited in Little Lake Erie.
  5. Please do NOT feed ducks or geese.
  6. Walking Trails:
    a) .7 mile walking path around Little Lake Erie
    b) Wetlands Trails - Please stay on walking paths, Ask for Brochure Map
  7. Lending Library located in Laundry Room.


  1. Per Ohio Law, all pets must be registered at check in and have current shots and tags.To expedite registration, fill out the Animal Registration Form and bring with you. 
  2. Pets are limited to 3 per site and must be on a short leash when outside of unit.
  3. Never leave your pet unattended or allow your pet to disturb other guests.
  4. Pets are not allowed inside the Historic Village, buildings or the fenced-in splash pad area.
  5. If pets are disruptive, you'll be asked to find other accommodations.
  6. It is expected that all pet owners clean up after their pets. A minimum $25 cleanup fee will be charged if necessary for us to clean up after your pet.

Quiet Hours:

  1. We ask that all guests observe quiet time 11 pm–7 am.
  2. Children 17 and under must be under adult supervision and on their registered site 10 pm–7 am.
  3. Be considerate of your camping neighbors. If they can hear it, it’s too loud.

Visitors must park vehicles in Sauder Village main parking lot and must leave campground prior to 11 pm.


  1. Campfires in designated areas only and must be completely extinguished before leaving campsite.
  2. First aid kits are available in the laundry room at the shower house.
  3. Weapons, illegal drug use, public intoxication, fighting and vandalism are not tolerated.
  4. Alcoholic beverages must be consumed on your site; no smoking in buildings or restrooms.

Management reserves the right to refuse service to and evict anyone, without refund, for behavior that is considered detrimental to the campground or fellow campers

We cannot guarantee specific sites.

Management reserves the right to make changes in site assignments on or before arrival.


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