Frequently asked questionS

Got questions? We've got answers! Take a look at some of the questions we receive most frequently from our guests before their vacation to Ferryboat Campsites. We're eager to help you prepare for a family camping vacation on the Susquehanna River that you'll never forget!

  • Q: What are the check-in and check-out times?

    A: Check-in time is 2:00 PM for all campsites and 3:00 PM for cabins and rentals. Check-out time for all campsites, cabins & rentals is 1:00 PM. There is a $5.00 per hour early check-in or late check-out fee (based upon availability). All guests must register at the office. As a registered guest (and everyone in your party) of Ferryboat Campsites, you acknowledge the acceptance of these Rules & Policies.

  • Q: What if I have to cancel my reservation?

    A: If you find you need to cancel your reservation, please be aware of our cancellation policies:

    • All cancellations made before 30 days prior to arrival will be refunded; a $20 service fee will be deducted from total refunded.
    • Guests must pay reservation in full 30 days prior to arrival. Any reservation not paid in full 30 days in advance is subject to cancellation.
    • Reservations cancelled between 3-29 days prior to arrival will receive a camping credit, good only for the current camping season minus a $20 service fee.
    • Any cancellations made within 72 hours of arrival will forfeit their total stay price.
    • We do not refund for holidays.
    • Late arrivals will not be credited
    • No refunds due to weather, leaving early, or acts of nature.

  • Q: Can we bring our pets?

    A: Yes you can! Pets are welcome at Ferryboat Campsites, except in our Canal Cabin and Cozy Cabin. Everywhere else, feel free to bring your furry family members along!

  • Q: Are campfires allowed and can we bring firewood?

    A: Yes, you may have campfires in the provided fire rings/pits at your campsite. However, we do not allow carrying in firewood due to the transportation of invasive species. Firewood is available for purchase at the store for your convenience.

  • Q: Can we request a specific campsite?

    A: You can choose a specific site during our online booking process; however, please be aware that we reserve the right to change the location of this site at our discretion within the price group that you booked in.

  • Q: Can we have visitors while camping?

    A: Yes; please check with the office before inviting visitors to your site. All visitors must register at the office and a small Visitor's Fee may apply.

  • Q: What if we lose our cabin key?

    A: There will be a $50 charge for any lost keys. Please note that all cabin keys, golf cart keys, and camper rental keys must be turned into the office at the completion of their stay.