Rainbow Ranch Campground, 1662 LCR 800, Groesbeck, TX 76642 - Toll Free: 888.875.7596

Rules

Rules & Info

These rules can be amended by management as needed and will become effective after seven (7) days notice. Notice will be sufficient when posted in common areas.

1.) Registration / Check-In

Rainbow Ranch requires all guests to check in at the office prior to going to the camp area. All guests must sign a Release of Liability form at the time of check-in. While we do not expect anyone to experience any problems at the Ranch, accidents do happen. Use of facilities implies acceptance to Release of Liability. *** Rainbow Ranch does not assume responsibility nor provide any insurance protection for its guests or their property. *** All camping fees will be calculated and collected upon check-in.

2.) Reservations & Rain Event

A MINIMUM 2 NIGHT STAY is required on all Event Weekends.

A MINIMUM 3 NIGHT STAY is required on all HOLIDAY Weekends.

A deposit must be received at Rainbow Ranch within 10 days after you make a reservation to guarantee a campsite. A full refund will be made for any reservations cancelled 7 days or more before you reserved arrival date. There are no deposit refunds on cancellations within 7 days of your reserved arrival date. We will try to accommodate any special request for specific campsites, however, we reserve the right to move parties to other sites if necessary. Pets are welcome with a fully refundable $100.00 security deposit per Pet per Rental.

*** Rainbow Ranch is open rain or shine every day of the year. We do not provide refunds for inclement weather. ***

3.) Children

Download Required Form located at the bottom of this page. Children are welcome at Rainbow Ranch. However please note for the protection of all children and our campers we require the following documentation be provided upon checking in:

1) copy of the legal parent / guardian’s drivers license
2) child’s birth certificate or SS card
3) Temporary Medical Power of Attorney if the child is not accompanied by their LEGAL Guardian / parent.

Though we do welcome children year round, be aware some of our special events are adult oriented and may not be appropriate for children. Parental discretion is advised. Children must be accompanied by a legal guardian at all times while on the property. Please feel free to contact the Ranch if you have any questions. Parental documentation is required prior to entering the campgrounds. *** These forms are located at the bottom of this section of rules for your convenience. ***

4.) Boating

Rainbow Ranch provides canoes for your use at no additional cost. They may be used anytime during the daylight hours. Paddles for the canoes are available at the office. Please be considerate of other campers as the boats are for everyone’s use. Please be sure to pull the boats back onto shore or anchor them to the pier so that they do not float away.

5.) Games

Volleyball, basketball, horseshoes, badminton, croquet, and lawn dice are available for your use at not additional cost. Please return all game equipment to their holders when you are finished. Billiards, darts, and air hockey are available in the pavilion at a small additional fee per game.

6.) Restrooms

The restrooms have hot water showers with flush toilets. Cold water showers are located outside which can be used to cool off on hot days or to wash your feet. All of the restrooms have A/C and heat. Please be considerate of other campers as the restrooms are for everyone’s use. Please use the showers conservatively and limit your shower to 15 minutes.

7.) Nature Trails

You are welcome to wander in the woods as you choose, but please stay out of the pastures as they are currently used to grow hay. Please do not cross the fence into property belonging to our neighbors.

8.) Pets

*** Pets are welcome with a fully refundable $100.00 security deposit per Pet per Rental. ***

*** We require all pets to be on a leash or tied within their campsite at ALL times. ***

Pets without a history of aggressive behavior are welcome. Pets are not allowed to wander the campground. Please be considerate of others and pickup after your pet. You may dispose of your pets waste in any of the trash containers located throughout the campground. Management reserves the right to require pets be muzzled or otherwise restrained to ensure the safety and comfort of other campers and our staff. We know you have the sweetest pet in the world but to keep the peace, please keep your pet on a lead or tied at all times. A $10.00 fine may be assessed per pet each time they are found not being on a leash or tied within the campground.

Quiet hours are 11 pm to 7 am. Please keep your pet quiet during these hours. Pets are welcome in the rentals with a fully refundable security deposit.

9.) Trash Disposal

There are trash barrels available throughout the ranch for trash disposal. Please clean-up around your campsite and dispose of all trash before leaving. Please dispose of aluminum cans in the marked containers provide so they can be recycled.

10.) Lake & Pool – Swimming

The lake has not been cleared for swimming.

Swim at your own risk as there is no lifeguard on duty.

No running, jumping, or horseplay is permitted in the pool area or on the piers.

All rules must be followed or you may be asked to leave the swimming area or campground.

No glass is allowed in the pool or within the pool area.

Pets are not allowed in the pool or within the pool area.

*** Children under the age of 12 must have a parent or adult supervision at all times. ***

11.) Picnic Tables & Fire Rings

Picnic tables and fire rings are provided for your use. Please do not remove them from another campsite. Please do not make fires outside the designated fire rings.

12.) Campfires

You are welcome to have a campfire within the rings provided as long as Limestone County has not issued a Burn Ban.

Please do not leave fires unattended.When available, firewood can be purchased at the office for a small fee of $5.00.

13.) Quads / 3 Wheelers / ATV’s

Due to noise and safety we do not allow 3 wheelers, 4 wheelers, or any form of ATV’s on the property

14.) Parking

There is space for two vehicles per campsite. Additional Vehicles, Boats, Jet Skis and trailers can to be parked at the Yellow Ranch House at no additional charge. When available, campsites can be purchased to park additional vehicles at $25.00 per night.

15.) Ranch Gates

We lock the ranch gates when it gets dark and reopen them at 8:00 am during the week, Sunday through Thursday. Gates are open on Friday and Saturday from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. If you will be arriving late, leaving early, or plan to be outside the gates after dark please notify the office for special arrangements.

Office hours are:
Sunday – Thursday 9:00 am until 5:00 pm.
Friday – Saturday 9:00 am until 9:00 pm.

IF THERE IS A PROBLEM PLEASE LET US KNOW IMMEDIATELY REGARDLESS OF THE TIME!

16.) Vendors / Solicitations

Before offering any service or product to other campers you must have approval from the ranch management.

17.) Golf Carts

Due to noise and emissions we are only allowing electric golf carts at this time.

Golf Carts must be driven on the roads only and should NOT be driven on the grass under any circumstances.

Parking is permitted only in designated areas. Please see the ranch staff if you have any questions.

Quiet times must be observed at all times. Quiet hours are 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.

All Golf Carts must be properly maintained and in working order at all times.

Golf Carts must be equipped with permanent headlights and the headlights should be kept in working order at all times.

Each passenger on a golf cart must be seated in a seat and should not be standing at any time.

18.) Special Notices

No Fireworks – No Firearms

No Illegal Substances – No Nudity

Under age drinking is not be permitted

***You will need approval before offering a service or product to other campers.***

Please enjoy the Ranch and remember…you are not the only camper so be considerate. Please keep noise and music levels down.

Quiet hours are from 11pm to 7am (except special events).

Forms

Monthly Site Rules & Policies

These rules can be amended by management as needed and will become effective after seven (7) days notice. Notice will be sufficient when posted in common areas.

1.) Trash / Dumpsters

Trash Cans: Do not remove ranch trash cans from their designated sites.

If you would like the ranch staff to remove the trash from your personal container, you must have a garbage bag in the container and you must place the can beside the road. Free trash bags are provided at the office. Ranch staff will remove the garbage bag from the container, but you must move the container back to your location. It is suggested that you put your name or site # on your container.

All trash is picked up in the park on Sunday by 2:00pm. If you stay late or overnight on Sunday, it is your responsibility to take your trash to the dumpster. This is necessary to keep the “critters” from scattering it through the camping area. Please do not place your trash in any other container than the one nearest your camp site.

Vegetation: Please remove leaves, mulch, etc. from bags and place them in the burn pile. Do not blow leaves into your neighbor’s area, creek beds, or into the road. DO NOT place the above items in dumpsters.

Rainbow Ranch will no longer haul off the following items: (You must remove them from the campground)

Tires
Batteries
Mattresses
Appliances – Grills, refrigerators, stoves, microwaves, etc. (If you are not sure…..ask.)
Patio/Lawn furniture or structures
Lawn equipment/Power tools/Tarps
Building materials
Scrap Metal
Propane Tanks

2.) Pavilion

The Rainbow Ranch pavilion is for the use and enjoyment of all guests. No unattended minors allowed and no minors allowed after 9pm.

Sound Equipment: Only operated by Ranch management or with permission of management. Misuse of Sound, Lights, and Electrical Equipment will not be tolerated and you will be asked to leave the Pavilion.

Entertainment equipment: Please do not place food or beverages on pool table or near electrical equipment. Do not sit, stand, or lay on pool table. Please report any misuse of, damage, or malfunction of equipment to management immediately.

There will be a $150 refundable deposit for personal event use of the pavilion. i.e. weddings, birthdays, etc.

Kitchen: It is the guest’s responsibility to clean up after themselves. All appliances, counter tops, sinks, etc. are to be cleared and cleaned after use. No food or beverages are to be stored or left in the refrigerator unless during a ranch sponsored event. Any food, beverages, or food containers left in the building will be thrown away.

Please pick up your trash, bottles, etc. and place them in the provided trash receptacles when exiting the building, and trash needs to be hauled to the dumpsters.

Ranch Sponsored Meals: It is the responsibility of all guests to wash and remove their own containers immediately following a ranch sponsored meal. Any containers remaining will be disposed of by ranch management.

3.) Restrooms

Report any mechanical problems to Rainbow Ranch staff immediately.

No unattended minors in restroom.

Do not leave soap, shampoo, wash clothes, towels, razors, clothes, etc. in restrooms.

Do not place paper towels, tissues, baby wipes, feminine hygiene products, etc. in toilets. Please use trash containers.

Do not pour grease or chemicals of any type in toilets or drains.

Please report outages of toilet tissue, paper towels, soap, etc. to Rainbow Ranch staff.

Please report cleanliness issues to Rainbow Ranch staff.

Please use outside showers to remove any excess dirt, mud, grass, etc. before entering restrooms and/or using indoor showers.

4.) Sewer / Septic

No Food Scraps, Grease, etc. down drains.

Only Formaldehyde Free chemicals are to be used in black water holding tanks.

Only toilet tissue made specifically for an RV is to be used.

No paper towels, baby wipes, tissue, etc. to be flushed into septic system. Please dispose of those in trash.

When emptying tanks, please drain black water tank first, then grey water tank to flush black water through system.

Do not leave tank valves open.

Sewer connections are not to be glued, to allow for clean out (snaking) if lines become clogged.

5.) Guests / Visitors

All guests and visitors of Rainbow Ranch Family and Family members must pay the fee of $10 per day.

If a Family Member wants to loan their trailer/RV they will need to notify the office and will be charged $37.50 with sewer and $35.00 without sewer per day for 2 ppl. They will need to check in at the office upon arrival.

6.) Site Modifications

Any and all modifications to RV sites must be approved by Rainbow Ranch Manager/Owner. This includes, but is not limited to, tree removal, pad changes, water and sewer connections/additions, decks, etc.

No permanent structures.

No outside contractors are allowed to perform any services unless approved by Rainbow Ranch Owner/Manager.

7.) Security

Gates will be locked at dark Sunday through Thursday and 10 PM on Friday and Saturday. If you plan to arrive after the gates close, please call and notify Rainbow Ranch management and arrangements can be made as needed. Main gate is unlocked at 8 AM every morning, please make plans accordingly.

Because of the limited staff at Rainbow Ranch, we cannot be everywhere at once. For the safety and enjoyment of our guests we ask that you report any infractions of ranch rules and policies to the Rainbow Ranch staff (any time, day or night) at 254-729-8484 or toll free at 888-875-7596. This includes, but is not limited to, misuse or destruction of ranch or guest property, inappropriate public behavior, and physical or verbal harassment. Please, do not try to handle either of these situations yourselves. Contact Rainbow Ranch staff immediately and let them handle it. Physical confrontations will not be tolerated under any circumstances, and will result in the violators being asked to leave Rainbow Ranch.

Please report any unattended minors to Rainbow Ranch staff immediately and at any time.

8.) Golf Carts

All golf carts must have working head lights and tail lights (or reflectors).

Cart lights must be on if being driven after dark.

No Golf carts allowed in the tent areas after 10:00PM.

Pedestrians always have the right of way.

No passengers standing or hanging on to the back or sides of golf carts. Limit the number of passengers to the number of seats on the golf cart.

No one under the age of 18 is allowed to drive a golf cart.

Carts may not be driven recklessly or at excessive speed in the camp ground area. Failure to drive responsibly could result in fines and/or losing cart privileges, or expulsion from park.

Cart owners will be held responsible for any damages to ranch or guest property.

Quiet time is from 11:00pm to 9:00am. Please be respectful of your fellow campers and weekend guests.

9.) Pets

All pets must be kept on leashes, in fenced areas, or tied out at all times and should not be left unattended.

Pets must be secured as not to be able to get into roads when tied.

PETS ARE NOT TO BE UNATTENDED AND ALLOWED TO BARK AS TO CREATE NOISE POLLUTION.

When walking your pets, do not allow them to harass other pets that are tied, leashed, or fenced.

All pet droppings must be picked up and disposed of in trash containers, including droppings in your site by your pets.

All pets must be current on all immunizations and vaccinations. Please keep your records with you in case there is an altercation.

No pets are allowed in the pool, pool area or pavilion at any time.

Violations of the above policies will be cause for citations to be given in the amount of $50.00 per pet per incident.

Owners of pets found to be dangerous to guests or other pets will be asked to remove the pet from the campground.

It is the pet owner’s responsibility and liability to pay for any and all medical and/or veterinary costs incurred due to damage done by their pet.

The hay field area is the only designated area in the campground where pets are allowed to be unleashed to run and exercise. Please be cautious, as people will be driving or walking through this area also.

10.) Children

All children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their legal guardian at all times. This includes pavilion, pool, restrooms, pier, trails, etc.

One child under the age of 10 are free per reservation. Regardless of age, any other child will be charged the regular nightly fee of $10 per day.

A legal guardian must accompany any child under the age of 18 at any rental at all times including overnight. i.e. tent, RV, cabins, trailers, house or apartment.

No child under the age of 18 is allowed in the pool area after 9pm.

11.) Pool

NO GLASS CONTAINERS or PETS allowed in pool or pool area.

NO NUDITY IS ALLOWED AT ANYTIME IN POOL AREA OR ON RANCH PROPERTY

No Diving.

No Pets are allowed in the pool or pool area for any reason.

Minors, ages 18 and under must be accompanied by their legal guardian.

Outdoor showers are located outside of both the men’s and women’s restrooms. Please rinse off excess mud, dirt, grass, before entering restrooms and/or indoor showers.

Pool gates are to be kept closed and latched.

Fence jumping, when the POOL is closed will not be tolerated and loss of Pool Use will result.

No child under the age of 18 is allowed in the pool area after 9pm.

12.) Site and RV Maintenance

The exterior of the RV is to be washed at least yearly…once every 12 month period.

Management reserves the right to notify you of needed cleanings and will allow a 30 day period before having cleaning done and costs given to tenant to pay.

Site maintenance is to be performed in a timely fashion due to the seasons and management reserves to the right to notify you when attention is needed on your site. You will be given 30 days to clean your site before work will be done and the costs given to tenant to pay.

13.) RV (when leaving campground)

Turn off outside water to RV.

Drain water from lines inside RV.

Turn off all indoor and outdoor lights, there is a $10 per day charge for lights left on when tenant is not using the RV.

Turn off all fans, televisions, hot water heaters, etc.

Turn off A/C or furnace, there is a $10 per day charge for A/C or furnace left on when tenant is not using the RV.

Keep some water in fresh water tank (in case there is a need to shut water off in park).

14.) Smoking

Cigarette disposal containers are located outside all rentals and public buildings, and in the pool area. Please do not throw cigarette butts on grounds, roads, etc.

Please, help keep this a “smoker friendly” campground.

15.) Stonewall Estates - Roads and Trails

At times, this is a hunting area. There will be an orange and white barricade posted when they are hunting. At that time no admittance is allowed.

Use of this property is at your own risk at all times. Driving past barricade without approval will result in golf cart privileges being revoked.

Failure to comply with any or all policies and procedures are grounds to be permanently removed from the park.
We hope you enjoy your stay at Rainbow Ranch. If you have any questions, please contact one of the staff members and we will be happy to assist you.
Thank you, Rainbow Ranch Staff
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