Terms of Service


Below is a list of expectations of conduct. First and foremost, be respectful, everyone wants to have a good time at Black Beach Campground. If you are asked to leave because of your behavior, there are no refunds.

  • Check In: 2:00 p.m.
  • Check Out: NOON
  • Quiet Hours: 10:00 p.m. - 8:00 a.m.
  • Drive slowly through campground - speeds should be no greater than 10 mph or walking speed.
  • Permission from the office is required prior to moving to a new site.
  • No site alterations. 
  • One small RV, OR one large tent/two small tents, and one vehicle are allowed per sites 1-15.
  • One RV, one tent and one vehicle are allowed per sites 16-49.
  • All ATV's, boats, trailers, etc...must be parked in dirt parking pad.  No parking on grass.  Over-flow parking area must be paid in advance or cleared through the campground office.
  • Extra vehicles or tents are an added fee and must be paid in advance or cleared through the campground office.
  • Non-reserved sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  • Sewer rings are required to hook up to our sewer system.
  • State health guidelines state no dumping of gray water at Electric only sites, thanks for complying.
  • All pets must be accompanied by the owner. Leashes need to be 6-feet or less and must be secured by owner when off-site or attached to a secured device that the animal cannot pull away from. Please clean up after your pet. Walk your dog outside of sites and keep your pets quiet. If you are asked to leave because of animal nuisance, we are unable to provide a refund. Pets are not allowed in shower rooms.
  • We are not liable for loss, theft, injury or damage to people or property.
  • We ask that you DO NOT wash ATV's at your campsite. There is an ATV washing station in town at J&H Auto.
  • Fish cleaning facilities are located at the Silver Bay Marina. We ask that you clean your fish there and not at your campsite. 
  • If you are under 18, you must camp with a parent / guardian.
  • Young children are to be accompanied by a parent / guardian at the playground.
  • Clotheslines are allowed as long as they are under your camper awning.
  • Do not disturb vegetation (i.e. remove branches, sticks, or bark from trees for use of fire or roasting).
  • Do not feed any animals that would have potential of making a mess of the campground. 
  • Exterior camper lights must be turned off at 10:00 p.m. except for one security light. 
  • Fires are only allowed in the available fire rings and must be attended. We only allow certified firewood. Only purchase wood with the state certification tag or from the campground office for $6/bundles, or discounted to $5/bundle when purchasing 3 or more bundles at a time.
  • Fireworks are not allowed in the campground or Black Beach Park.
  • Solicitation of any kind is not allowed.
  • Please pick up after yourself and help keep facilities clean. This includes flushing toilets, shutting off water faucets in the showers and bathroom sinks, properly disposing of garbage, picking up your site before you leave, and reporting any damage of property.  Fire rings are not to be used as a garbage can.
  • If not checked out by 12:00 p.m. (noon) on the date of departure, the City of Silver Bay reserves the right to assess a $20 per hour penalty for each hour past 12:00 p.m. (noon) and you may be charged with trespassing or theft of services. Furthermore, if your property is not vacated from the site by 4:00 p.m. on the date of departure, the City of Silver Bay reserves the right to remove your property at owners/guest on file’s expense.
  • If you anticipate a late departure, please call our office at 218-226-1825 or email blackbeachcampground@silverbay.com prior to the 12:00 p.m. (noon) departure time.
  • Park at your own risk. The City of Silver Bay is not responsible for damage or theft to vehicles, trailers, trailer contents, or any other personal property.
  • All unauthorized vehicles including, but not limited to: 1) any vehicle left unattended after checkout time on the expected date of departure; 2) any vehicle parked on grass within the campground; 3) any vehicle parked in excess of the 1 vehicle limit per campsite; 4) any vehicle parked in a campsite not reserved in their name; or, 5) any vehicle parked in a no-parking zone, will be towed at the owner’s expense.


·         Payment in full is due at the time of the reservation. There is a $10 non-refundable reservation fee.  There are no retroactive payments, and no refunds on early check-outs or departures.

·         Cancellations for any reason made 14 days or more prior to arrival date will be refunded to the credit card given at the time the reservation was made less the $10 non-refundable reservation fee.

·         Cancellations for any reason made between 8-13 days prior to the arrival date will be refunded 50%.

·         Cancellations for any reason made within 7 days of the arrival date are non-refundable, but have the option to receive a camp credit to be used for a future reservation during the CURRENT year.  If camp credits are not used by the end of the current year, it will be forfeited. 

·         No refunds will be given due to inclement weather.

·         If not checked in by 10:00 p.m. on the date of arrival, there will be no refund of the reservation and the City has the right to cancel and reserve the site to another party. If you anticipate arriving late, please call our office 218-226-1825 or email at blackbeachcampground@silverbay.com to let us know.

​I HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE the City of Silver Bay, Minnesota, d/b/a Black Beach Campground, its owners and agents (collectively, Black Beach Campground Management), from any and all liability to me, my children, my invitees/guests, personal representatives, and heirs for any loss or damage on account of injury to person (including death) or loss or damage to property relating to, or arising out of, use and occupancy of the Black Beach Campground property, facilities, amenities, (collectively, the Premises).

I HEREBY AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS Black Beach Campground Management, and each of them, from any loss, liability, damage or cost (including attorney fees) they may incur due to injury (including death), damage or loss of property relating to use of the Premises by me, my children, and/or my invitees/guests or due to any incidents that may occur during my stay. I understand that, although Black Beach Campground Management makes every reasonable effort to provide a secure environment, the security of my person, my belongings, and all persons registered in my party is my sole responsibility.

BLACK BEACH CAMPGROUND MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE SERVICE to anyone for any reason except for those prohibited by law. Black Beach Campground Management reserves the right to ask any person or party it deems necessary, to leave the campground based on violations of Park Rules/Policies or behavior management deems inappropriate or disturbing to others. I have read this notice and agree to it as well as all Black Beach Campground Rules/Policies and regulations. In addition, I understand that I am responsible for the actions of all persons registered in my party, including any children, and any guests that visit during my stay.

I understand that all persons who enter Black Beach Campground and that entrance constitutes permission for the management to photograph anyone while on the premises and to use any resulting pictures for any lawful purpose without compensation to the individual.