RULES and REGULATIONS

1.  SPEED LIMIT: 5 MPH
2.  ONE-WAY: Follow one-way traffic signs
3.  CHECK IN:  1:00 PM    Check Out: 11:00 AM
4.  QUIET HOURS:  Sunday through Thursday -          10:00 PM to 6:00 AM
                                  Friday and Saturday -                    11:00 PM to 6:00 AM
5.  REGISTER and PAYMENT: Upon arrival check in with office, make payment, sign register
6.  WATER:  We are on a well powered by electic. Fill your RV tanks in case of power outage.
7.  SEWER HOSE: Be sure have have long enough hose for your RV. 

  • After hooking up make sure there are no leaks.
  • Use a slinky or similar device to  ensure proper drainage. 
  • Must have screw in receptacle to have secure fit into our sewer pipe.
8.  WATER HOSE: Be sure and have enough hose to reach hydrant.
  • Check to see there is no leaking at the hydrant or from your RV.
9.  DRIVE ONLY ON GRAVEL: Do not park on grassy area, as pipes are running underground.
10. PICNIC TABLE:  Each patio has a picnic table.

  • NO COOKING WITH GRILL ON TABLES please. 
  • When breaking camp to leave put table back on gravel patio - THANK YOU!
11. FIRE PIT: Each site has a fire pit and grate.
  • ONLY WOOD and coals should be in the fire pits.
  • I have to clean fire pits weekly, so don't leave any trash  like cans, bottles, plastic, egg shells, cigarette butts, etc. in the ashes.
  • Do not dump coals on the ground or in the woods.
12. DUMPSTER:  Located by the exit. 
  • ALL TRASH must be in proper plastic trash bags TIED SHUT. 
  • No grocery bags are to be used. 
  • Bottles, cans, food  scraps, diapers, Dog Doodie - anything that is trash much be in a plastic trash bag tied shut.
  • No large items such as chairs, fans, mattresses, as they are a $10 charge by the trash company.
  • I have free bags in the office if you need some.
13. ELECTRIC COMSUMPTION:  An RV is just a tin box. 
  • IT is not wired like a stick house nor is it insulated like a stick house. 
  • If you leave for the day, turn your air up to lessen consumption of electricity.
  • NOTE: If you have an RV that is over 34 feet long, there may be an electric surcharge added to your bill if your consumption goes over $5.00 a day.
14. RV's WITH WASHER/DRYER: PARV in on a well system and a septic system.
  • We ask that you do not use those appliances as it puts a hardship on the well and septic system.
  • It will also keep your electric consumption lower.
15. RV 101: Practice good RVing rules regarding:
  • Mindfulness of loud noise/music or loud conversation.
  • No trash on grounds
  • Running too many electrical applicances at once
  • Children running amuck in the campground unsupervised.
  • Barking dogs.
16. CHILDREN: 15 and under must be supervied at all times. 
  • They are not allowed in rest room and shower house building unsupervised. 
  • You need to know where they are at all tmes.
17. BICYCLE RIDING: Ride at your own risk.
  • Follow one-way signs.
  • No riding after dusk or before sunrise.
  • Ride only on the gravel roads or the paths in the woods.
  • PARENTS please go over rules with your children for safety sake.
  • Helmets are a good safety precaution.
18. ICE and FIRE WOOD: Payment lock boxes by ice machine at pavilion and at the wood shed.
  • Or pay in the office.
  • Children are not to play around/in the machine, climb on the machine, or get ice out of the machine.
19. CIGARETTES:  Arrrrrrgh.  Smokers, please use a Butt Bucket available outside of the office. 
  • No butts on ground or in fire pits.
  • Clear your site when you are packing up to leave.
  • Since we are in a heavily woods area adjacent to Missouri Conservation disposal of cigarette butts properly is a must.
20. GROUNDS: There are bear and coyote sightings within 100 yards of the campground. 
  • No food, grease, dish water, food scraps should be thrown around the campground area. 
  • No need to advertise for critters to come visit.
21. SIT-A-SPELL BACK PORCH: Yes, please feel free to come up to porch at back of house.
  • Chairs.
  • Tables, Ceiling fans
  • TV, just ask for remotes.
22. GOOD SAMARITANS: At PARV we enjoy happy campers.
  • Camaraderie, helpfulness and making of new friends both two-legged and four-legged are encouraged.
  • Kindness goes a long way.
23. LEAVE NO TRACE: Leave your campground cleaner than you found it bares repeating.
  • When breaking camp do the following to help PARV looking good and easy for the mowers:
  1.   Fire out, grate on pit, and left over wood stacked on top of grate
  2.   Picnic table clean and back on patio
  3.   Police your campsite area for trash - straws, dog doodie, candy wrappers, egg shells,           peanuthulls, tent stakes, dog chains, hoses, etc.
  4.   Turn off electric and water
  5.   Leave nothing in rest rooms and shower area
  6.   DID YOU REMEMBER TO PAY FOR ICE AND WOOD?
24. Wi-FI and SATELLITE: Due to our location these are sketchy and not guaranteed. 
  • We recommend you travel with yourown hot spot and satellite dish. 
  • Please understand that PARV's Wi-FI is not secure and therefore shouldn't be used for business purposes.
  • Since we have only 10 MPBS of service there is to be no streaming of movies, games, or watching YouTube.
25. MARAMEC SPRING PARK:  Beautiful trout park, 5th largest spring in the state.
  • 2 miles east of us on Hwy 8.
  • Trout fishing, hiking, eating at the cafe, museums and historic tour of old iron works. 
  • There is a $5 entrance fee per car. 
  • To fish you need fishing license and a $3.00 daily trout tag.  Limit of 4 trout daily, 8 in possession. 
  • Once you  have put your 4th trout on your stringer it is illegal to cast any more. 
  • Law says you must have your name on your stringer. 
  • Fishing is managed by the State Conservation Department.
26. WOODSON K. WOODS MEMORIAL CONSERVATION LAND:  Adjacent on two sides of PARV.
  • 2500+ acres of conservation land
  • Bow-hunting in season for turkey and deer
  • Hiking, bird watching, and photography.
  • Map available at office.
27. WOODSON K. WOODS RIVER ACCESS:  Half mile past the trout park, on your left. 
  • Great for an afternoon of sitting by the river in your chair.
  • Safe for kids to play and float around in. 
  • Dogs on leashes allowed.
  • There's a gravel parking lot with rest rooms.
  • Swim at your own risk.