Can I bring my dog to my overnight visit?All pets, with the exception of service animals are not allowed on the Camp Brookside Island at any time.
Can I bring alcohol to my overnight visit?Alcohol is allowed at Camp Brookside for overnight visitors. Alcohol can only be used for personal consumption and cannot be sold without the approval of a special use permit and/ or commercial use authorization. Public intoxication is a direct violation of state laws and anyone who is obviously intoxicated or under the influence of drugs will be subject to penalties thereof.
Can I sleep outside of the cabins?Overnight visitors can only sleep within the designated cabins in which they have leased. They may not set up tents, hammocks, or sleep inside the mess hall. Some camping may be permitted as approved by the park superintendent.
Will my group be the only one at Camp Brookside?The National Park Service will not book multiple groups at once for overnight visits. However, there may be public programs onsite during you stay. There may also be other visitors onsite, utilizing the public boat launch area or the public trail.
Can I bring my grill?Outdoor cooking is not allowed at Camp Brookside at any time. A large griddle within the kitchen can accommodate your grilling needs. Outdoor grills cannot be brought to Camp Brookside and griddles cannot be placed over the fire pit.
Can I have a campfire during my overnight visit?Campfires are allowed within the established fire pit as identified on the lease map. Fires cannot be lit inside the mess hall fireplace at any time. All camp fires must follow the following guidelines:
Last updated: November 15, 2017