Berkshire Lake Campground


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Berkshire Lake


1848 Alexander Rd.

Galena, Oh. 43021

(740) 965-2321


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Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations



1. Only one family and one camping unit per site. NO TENTS.

2. No permanent structures (This includes fences). One 10í X 10í metal or vinyl manufactured shed per site which must be five feet away from any other RV, deck, or patio are permitted.  However, MANAGEMENT APPROVAL MUST BE OBTAINED PRIOR TO CONSTRUCTION.

3. No trees dead or alive may be cut. Wires around trees for bird houses, etc. must be covered with hose. Do not nail or screw anything to the trees, as this kills the trees. Due to the Emerald Ash Borer problem, removal of dead trees cost $75.00 for the first tree and $50.00 for each additional tree on your lot. You can keep the wook or designate someone else to take it.

4. No ATVís, mini-bikes, motorcycles, electric scooters, guns, bb guns, fireworks or bows and arrows.

5. Golf carts must be driven by persons 18 or older.  Golf carts must be driven on roads and golf cart paths only.  Curfew for Golf Carts is 1:00 a.m. Lot number must be affixed to Golf Cart.  No overloading of people on Golf Carts.  No children allowed sitting on lap to steer carts or sitting on front of cart while moving. If found drinking while operating your Golf Cart your Golf Cart privileges maybe taken from you. All golf carts must be in good working order, with no loud mufflers or engines allowed. Please keep music at a reasonable level.

6. No children under 18 may camp in a trailer by themselves.  Curfew for children under the age of 18 is 11:00 p.m.  Parents are responsible for their children and any damages they may cause. Children may not attend Public Schools while residing at the Campgrounds. No one is allowed to use or stay in your camper without you there.

7. Outside refrigerators, or washers and dryers are not permitted.

8. Only 2 vehicles per site.  All vehicles must be operable and licensed.  Speed limit is 10 mph.

9. No storage of utility trailers, extra vehicles, boats, etc. on sites.  There is a storage area available for $30.00 per month. All stored vehicles, etc. Must follow the Berkshire Township Zoning Code Section 13.03 B which states the following: Outdoor storage of inoperable, unlicensed, or unused motor vehicles, including trailers detached from semi tractors, is prohibited.

10. No personal messages will be delivered to sites, however they will be posted on the bulletin board in the camp store.  In extreme emergency, contact the Delaware County Sheriff.  We do not receive or deliver mail for campers here at Berkshire.

11. Unsightly sites will not be tolerated. Please keep your lawn mowed and leaves raked. If you do not, management will and a fee will be charged. NO BURNING LEAVES AT ANYTIME. This is in accordance with the Health Department Regulations and Ohio EPA. Check in the store for location of the compost pile.

12. Public consumption of alcoholic beverages, drunkenness, or rowdiness will not be tolerated.  You may drink alcohol on campsites only (not at the pool, family functions, or on golf carts). If found drinking while operating your Golf Cart you may lose your Golf Cart privileges.

13. QUIET HOURS are observed from 12:00 midnight until 8:00 a.m. Please respect your neighbors. Please keep your dogs quiet.

14. The lake is for fishing only, no swimming or boating.  Please clean the area before leaving.

15. BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ORDERS, ALL FIREWOOD STORED OUTSIDE OF CAMPER MUST BE OFF GROUND AND ON PALLETS.  Every trailer must be equipped with an anti-siphon device which may be purchased at our store or any hardware store.

16. No lifeguards are on duty at the pool.  Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.  No shirts or cutoff shorts allowed in pool. Babies must have swimsuits.  No paper diapers in pool.  No coolers allowed in pool area.

17. The playground area is for children 12 and under.  All children must be accompanied by a parent for injury reasons.

18. Pets are permitted, however, pets must be on leash, under control of owner and all shots must be current.  No dogs are to be chained up unattended outside of trailer.  Kennels are not permitted.


20. The Health Department requires that all fire rings must be free of garbage or trash.  Open containers that may accumulate water are not permitted.

21. All RVís brought into the park must be approved by management before moving onto a site. NO PARK TRAILER MODELS ALLOWED. The position of the RV must also be approved by management.

22. If your RV is sold, the new owner, RV, and position of the RV must be approved by the management. Your membership is non-transferable and ends at the time of sale of RV. There is no refund of any membership fees if you leave early. Your site must be cleared at the time of your RV is removed. If there is anything left on your lot when RV is removed (deck, shed,etc.) it becomes property of Berkshire Lake Campground.

23. Absolutely no Karaoke allowed on sites.  You may make arrangements with management to use the common area behind the swimming pool. There will be a fee.


25. No children may be left on premises without parent or adult supervision.

26. No one may use your trailer without prior approval from management.  No one may stay in your trailer while you are not there.

27. You may not have service work performed by an outside company or individual.  If you wish to have someone else do this work, you must remove your unit from the grounds for the repairs to be made.

28. Do not cut through lots.  Please watch your children, and do not allow them to cut through other campers' lots.  Children that misbehave will be taken back to their lot.  The second time the children misbehave they will not be allowed to any activities or have the use of the game room.  If there is a 3rd time then the family will be asked to vacate.  Please watch your children. 

29.  No more than 8 non-member visitors at a time on your lot.  You need to pay for your visitors either at the guard center or in the office.  After reaching the max number of visitors, all others will be turned away. Please do not park your visitors' car in the Party House parking lot.  You will be towed.  Park in the RV Sales lot.

30.  Shelter House is available to rent.  Call for details.  (Not on any Holiday or Saturdays)  740-965-2321.

31. Changing Lots/New Trailer - Based on the amount of tome and work to do this, the fee will start at $100. Check with manangement to make arrangements and to determine price.

32.  Definition of Seasonal - Using the campground facility on weekends, holidays, and up to 2 nights a week every so often. Ask about our Seasonal Plus Package which allows unlimited camping June, July, and August.

33.  No tresspassing on property outside the campground.

34.  By signing your application you are agreeing to abide by the rules and regulations.


1. The visitor fee will be $5.00 per person over the age of 3 yrs. Included in this fee will be the use of the pool and attending any campground sponsored activity during their visit.

2. The fee will be collected at the security gate Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. You may prepay for your guests or purchase a pass @ 5 visits for $20.00. Guests are expected to leave at midnight each day.

3. Guests are not allowed to drive Golf Carts and are not allowed to use your camper if you are not there.

4. Visitors parking in the Party House lot and coming in on a Golf Cart is not allowed. It is unfair to those visitors who pay the fee.