Rules and Regulations

I-80 Lakeside Campground is privately owned and designed for enjoyment by the public. To protect the rights of all visitors, please observe the following Rules and Regulations which have been established for the entire campground area and lake.

All visitors and guests must accept the terms set forth in the I-80 Lakeside Campground WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY prior to admission to any portion of the property. This document is posted in the office.

DAY USE VISITORS may be on the property between the hours of 8:00 AM to dusk. Day use visitors must depart the exit gate by dark.  All visitors in the park area after dark must be registered as campers.

DAY USE VISITORS under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

GENERAL STORE is open from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM during summer months. Times will vary during off-season months.

ENTRY to I-80 Lakeside Campground is permitted from the main entrance road on the west side of the store only. It is unlawful to enter the Recreation Area at any other point. Non-registered trespassers may be prosecuted.

ALL VISITORS to I-80 Lakeside Campground use the lake and adjoining recreation area facilities at their own risk and liability. In granting permission to enter and use the area and facilities, the management is not responsible for injury, theft, loss or damage, and by entering the park, all visitors agree to hold the management harmless from any claim, demand or liability.

DAY USE VISITORS are not permitted in the campground areas, including the shower house. Day use access to the campground is limited to the South and East end of the campground.

SPEED LIMIT throughout the Recreation Area is 5 mph.

PARKING is permitted in designated areas only. No parking is allowed along the main road. No more than two vehicles are allowed to be parked at each site. All vehicles not parked in designated parking areas will be towed away at the owner’s expense.

Positively NO OPEN GROUND FIRES are permitted anywhere in the Recreation Area. Fires are permitted in the fire pits provided in the Campground and Picnic Area or in your metal container with the following conditions: the metal container has a bottom & sides tall enough to contain the fire. No fires on shoreline/beach except in designated areas. You must have a 10 ft. clearance of all vegetation around the container. You must have water or a shovel near the fire and someone must be in attendance at all times. Any person who allows a camp fire to escape from the container is liable for any damages of property caused by the fire. This person may also be liable for the fire suppression, rescue, and emergency medical services costs incurred in fighting the fire. Any and all costs shall be charged against the person or persons who caused the fire, and payment of camping fees to I-80 Lakeside Campground does not, in any way, transfer this responsibility.

All camping parties must have a RESPONSIBLE ADULT (18 or older) in attendance. All campers under the age of 18 must be at their camp with a responsible adult after 10 PM.

PETS are permitted, but must be kept on a leash at all times, and controlled to the immediate camp or picnic site. Positively no pets are allowed on the sand beach or playground. Please clean up after your dog, placing droppings in garbage cans. Vicious or unusually noisy dogs creating nuisance are subject to eviction. Pets abandoned or left without persons in attendance may be turned over to County Animal Control. No horses are permitted in the Recreation Area.

SWIMMING is permitted at your own risk. A marked swimming area is located at the beach to the South of the RV sites, and also along the South shoreline in the day use area. No lifeguards are provided. No dogs or glass containers are permitted on beach.

HUNTING is prohibited throughout the Recreation Area. Positively no discharge of firearms, pellet or BB guns, etc. It is prohibited to either verbally threaten that a WEAPON may be used, or to display a weapon in a threatening manner within the Recreation Area.

STREET MOTORCYCLES are allowed to operate with the following restrictions: (1) Operation must remain ON ROAD at all times, (2) unmuffled or excessively loud exhausts are not allowed, and (3) operators must possess a valid motorcycle driver’s license and obey all speed limits. Off Highway Vehicles (OHV’s), including but not limited to dirt bikes, ATV’s, and golf carts, are not permitted to operate by guests.

SELLING, advertising, and other commercial activities are prohibited except as authorized by the management.

NO CUTTING or removal of trees, plants, rocks, etc. It is illegal to DESTROY, DAMAGE or DEFACE any of the buildings or equipment in the Recreation Area.

DISPOSE OF ALL TRASH, garbage, etc. in the containers provided. Littering is an offense. Dispose of sewage and drain wastes in the sanitary disposal stations near the main entrance.

BEHAVIOR OFFENSIVE TO THE PUBLIC, including but not limited to drunkenness, use of narcotics, indulging in boisterous, loud, abusive, threatening or indecent conduct or speech is prohibited. Consumption of any alcoholic beverage by persons under 21 years of age is illegal and constitutes grounds for eviction.

RADIOS AND OTHER SOUND-PRODUCING EQUIPMENT may be operated from 8 am to 10 pm providing they are kept at low volume so as not to be heard in nearby camps or picnic sites. Car radios may not be operated in the park if they can be heard outside the car. Persons violating this noise regulation are subject to eviction. Decision of the management concerning acceptable noise levels shall be final.

MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ENTRY or to evict any person from the Recreation Area.

The complete RATE SCHEDULE for I-80 Lakeside Campground is available upon request. All rates, policies and regulations are subject to change without notice.

NO BOATS or any other type of WATERCRAFT will be allowed into the lake except for boats owned or operated by I-80 Lakeside Campground.

BOATING IS PERMITTED at your own risk and liability. Each boat or watercraft operator is responsible for damages or injury to rental boat or occupants, or to other boats, structures, or persons. Use of the beach and boats on the lake is at your own risk.  All vessels must have at least one life jacket for each person on board.  Any boaters/watercraft operators under the age of 13 must wear a USCG-approved type I, II, or III life jacket.

BOATS MUST KEEP AT LEAST 100 FEET  AWAY FROM ALL SWIMMERS and from the marked SWIMMING AREAS.

RECKLESS OR NEGLIGENT OPERATION of a boat is punishable by eviction, arrest, fine, or imprisonment.

ALL BOAT OPERATORS ARE WARNED that boating is a hazardous sport. Watch for rocks, obstructions, submerged islands, and objects on the entire lake surface.

RENTAL BOATS must be returned by the time designated on the Rental Agreement Contract. Overtime charges apply after designated return time. No rental boats are to operate at I-80 Lakeside Campground at night.

CAMPING REGULATIONS:

Camping in ASSIGNED CAMPSITES in the campground-RV park is permitted only by parties registered in the particular campsite. The OPEN CAMPING AREA is an unreserved campground with no designated individual campsites and no assigned tables, fire pits, or hookups. All campers must display a current REGISTRATION RECEIPT upon request by management.

CAMPSITES MAY BE RESERVED in advance. Management reserves the right to change assigned campsites and to cancel reservations. Specific sites may be requested but are not guaranteed. Site number assigned on reservations are subject to change without notice.

CANCELLATION of a reservation requires 48 hours notice. Cancellations made less than 48 hours in advance will be subject to a $20.00 cancellation fee, charged to the credit card used to guarantee the reservation.

MONTHLY CAMPING requires a $125 electric deposit. On metered sites, guests are required to pay their own electric bill each month. The electric deposit will be applied to the last month’s electric bill upon departure. The rate per kilowatt will be 12 cents.

Any REFUND regarding monthly fees due to early departure will be applied by converting to a daily rate of $20 per each day already stayed. Refunds of weekly fees are at the discretion of the owner/management, and will be applied by converting to a daily rate of $30 per each day already stayed.

CAMPING CHECK-OUT TIME IS 1:00 PM. Campers may stay in the park after 1:00 PM if they pay the day use fee as long as they move to the Day Use area by 1:00 PM. Campers may occupy their campsite past 1:00 only when arrangements have been made with the park office for a Day Use Extension and the Day Use Extension Fees have been paid.

QUIET AFTER 10:00 pm and until 8:00 am. No generators, radios, TV, audio devices or loud or boisterous conduct is permitted 10:00 pm – 8:00 am. Persons violating this night noise control regulation are subject to eviction, and the decision of the management is final.

CAMPING RATES INCLUDE 1 vehicle, 2 adults, and 2 children. Campsite maximum is 2 vehicles and 8 people per site (see rates). Larger groups will need to reserve additional sites or use the open camping area.

WASTE AND SEWAGE DISCHARGE is permitted only in the SANITARY DISPOSAL STATION located near the main park exit or in campsite sewer connections where provided. Trailers and recreation vehicles in campsites without sewer hookup connections must keep their drainpipe capped.

STORAGE of campers, trailers, and boats is available for a monthly fee. I-80 Lakeside Campground is not liable for theft or damages of any kind. Owners must be willing to move stored items upon request.

FISHING REGULATIONS:

FISHING IS PERMITTED THROUGHOUT THE LAKE. Posted Access Fees to the Recreation Area must be paid by all persons fishing, but no separate Fishing Fees are charged. A Nebraska Fishing License is required per Nebraska Game and Parks.

FISHING LIMITS: All fishing is CATCH AND RELEASE ONLY! This is to ensure quality fishing now and for years to come.

ALCOHOL PERMITTED at I-80 Lakeside Campground to person’s 21 years of age or older.  A select inventory of alcoholic beverages will be sold in the general store on site.

PUBLIC DRUNKENNESS and DISORDERLY BEHAVIOR will not be tolerated.  NO GLASS BOTTLES ALLOWED.

The above Rules and Regulations are effective as of April 1, 2017 and are approved by the managing partners of I-80 Lakeside Campground LLC.