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Answers to our most frequently asked questions can be found below.

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Barrington Shores has established the following guidelines for your safety and enjoyment of the campground.
Please be sure that your family and friends understand these guidelines.

  • What are the terms and conditions?
    Barrington Shores reserves the right to change existing rules or make and enforce any other rules deemed necessary for the safety, comfort, convenience and enjoyment of our campers, or for the preservation of its own property. Failure to follow these simple guidelines may result in termination of your camping privileges.
  • What is the maximum occupancy (on a campsite)?
    All rates include 2 adults and 4 children under the age of 18. Additional adults or children $15 per night. Maximum of 4 adults per campsite or rental unit. Extra Tents OK. One vehicle per site/rental unit. Additional vehicles must be in extra vehicle parking areas. Front security gate enforced 24/7. $20 refundable deposit required for magnetic gate card.
  • Can I have visitors?
    Yes! All visitors must register at the office upon arrival. Campers are responsible for their visitor’s compliance with camping guidelines. Day visitors are welcome from 9AM – 6PM. Visitors registering after 6PM will be considered overnight visitors. Overnight visitors must leave by 1PM the following day. Visitors that will be arriving after the office has closed must be pre-registered. All visitors will be charged the applicable overnight rate at time of registration. If guest leaves by 7PM, they will be refunded $5 for the overnight portion of the fee. Unregistered visitors may result in your early departure. Non-Seasonal Visitor Fees Overnight Adult Guest - $15.00 (leave by 1PM following day) Overnight Child Guest - $10.00 (leave by 1PM following day) Daily Guest - Overnight fee will be refunded $5 if guest leaves by 7PM Visitors that register after 6:30PM are considered overnight guests. First hour: Visitor fee will be refunded if the visitor leaves within the first hour. Seasonal Visitor Fees Overnight/Day Adult Guest - $10.00 (leave by 1PM following day) Overnight/Day Child Guest - $5.00 (leave by 1PM following day) First hour: Visitor fee will be refunded if the visitor leaves within the first hour.
  • What is the speed limit while in the campground?
    The speed limit is 5 MPH throughout the campground. For the saftey of all campers and guests, repeated non-compliance of the speed limit will be reason for removal and there will be no refund. Please be safe!
  • What are the quiet hours?
    Quiet time is from 11:00 PM to 7:00 AM and is STRICTLY ENFORCED. All children must be on their OWN campsite by 11:00PM. All outdoor radios and televisions must be turned off by this time. The management is on-site 24/7. We take our family's private quiet times seriously. Any noise / party after 11:30PM may result in your early departure. Please be respectful of all campers and guest.
  • Can we bring pets?
    Absolutely! Barrington Shores is a pet friendly park and we do allow well behaved pets in the park. Pets MUST be kept on a leash at all times. Electronic leashes are not allowed. Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets (even on the dog walk). Dogs may not be left unattended. No pets allowed in the cottage, cabins, or in facilities. Pets are NOT allowed on either of our beaches at all times. Pets are allowed to swim at fishing point or the boat launching area. Rabies certificate required. You are responsible for your visitor’s dogs.
  • What are the beach and boating rules?
    Swim at your own risk. There are no lifeguards on duty. Parents must accompany all children under the age of 14. No swimming allowed after dusk. Fishing is permitted at the fishing point or the boat launch. Fishing is prohibited on any of the boat docks. The state has designated Swain’s Lake a personal watercraft free lake. Barrington Shores does not permit any type of jet -propelled watercraft on its property. In the event you bring a watercraft for your stay, upon registration you will be given specific information regarding the boat & trailer mooring, storage & parking options that are available to you.
  • What are the wastewater rules?
    New Hampshire State Law prohibits surface dumping of sewage or gray water. Please use air tight sewer connections or the dump station. Washing of RVs or vehicles are not permitted. Washing “Fine/Fee” is $25 dollars.
  • What about alcoholic beverages, drugs and fireworks?"
    Illegal drugs and misuse of alcoholic beverages will not be tolerated. Driving while intoxicated in the campground is strictly prohibited. For fire and safety concerns, all ground, aerial, and noise producing displays are prohibited. Sparklers are permitted.
  • What is your site cleanup policy?
    Campsites and cabins are to be left free of garbage and debris. Please return picnic tables to their original position. Please place all recycling and garbage in the dumpsters located near the entrance. Campsites and cabins left in an un-rentable condition will result in your ability to make future reservations. Cabin rentals require a $200 security deposit to be authorized at check-in. Authorization will be released after inspection of the rental unit.
  • Public Restrooms
    Please help keep our restrooms clean. Children under six years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Do not wash clothes or dishes in restrooms. Please report any condition that requires our attention.
  • What are the Fireplace/Firepit rules?
    NH State Law prohibits the moving of fireplaces. Due to State regulations, only firewood from New Hampshire is allowed. We sell firewood for your convenience. It is illegal to burn construction debris, painted wood or pressure treated lumber. Nails, staples, and other metal fasteners create a safety hazard for employees, campers, and pets and will result in a $25 cleaning fee and/or you will not be allowed to return. Help us keep unwanted animal guests away by not using your fireplaces as “trash bins.”
  • Repect for fellow campers
    Respect other campers by use of appropriate language. Anyone using foul or offensive language will be required to leave and there will be no refund. For your safety and as a courtesy to others, do not walk through other camper's sites. All bright lights must be dimmed or turned off after 11:30PM.
  • Supervision of children
    Parents are responsible for the safety and behavior of their children. Parents are responsible for damage caused by their children to the campground facilities. No motorized or battery operated children’s riding toys. Children must be on OWN site by 11PM. Due to safety concerns, bike riding is not allowed after dusk. Helmets are required. No off road vehicles (ATVs, quads, etc). No Golf Carts.
  • What is the campground reservation policy?
    Deposit is due within 48 hours to guarantee a reservation. Full payment required for three nights or less and holiday weekend stays. 50% deposit due for stays of 4 nights or more. Remaining balance due at check-in Credit cards are processed upon confirmation of reservation. Click here for reservation requests. Re-Booking Reservations for following season You have first right of refusal to your same site and days for the following season. If your stay was a Saturday to Saturday, you are entitled to the same site and Saturday to Saturday for following season. A $50 deposit is required to reserve the site. The the remaining balance or 50% deposit based on the terms above will be due by March 1st. Site must be rebooked by end of day check-out or site will be released. Reservations with remaining balance unpaid by March 1st will be automatically cancelled.
  • What is your cancelation policy?
    Cabins 21 day notice required for full refund of payments, less $10 processing fee. Less than 21 day notice, payments are not refundable, but are transferable through the following season. No refund for shortened stays. Campsites 14 day notice required for full refund of payments, less $10 processing fee. Less than 14 day notice, payments are not refundable, but are transferable through the following season.
  • What is your Bad Weather Guarantee?
    An industry first! If you do not show up for a campsite reservation because of bad weather, you will be entitled to transfer your entire time through the 2022 season. Don’t lose your money!!
  • What are the check-in and check-out times?
    Check-in time 2:00PM - 7:00PM for cabins and campsites. Check-out time 10:00AM for cabins / 1:00PM for campsites. Half day fee charged for early check-in (before 2:00PM) or late check-out (after 1:00PM.) Office closes at 7PM during the week and 8PM Friday and Saturday. For arrivals after 7:00PM, you must call to make late arrival arrangements. No arrivals after the office closes. $20.00 security gate card deposit required (refunded at time of departure.)
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