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Foolhardy Hill is a self service base camp (think Airbnb outside). Management is only a quick text or phone call away and staff can be onsite within 30 minutes. It is important to note that Foolhardy Hill offers a lot of shared amenities, therefore, a team player mentality is key with this interactive lodging experience.


CHILDREN POLICY: All guests must be 16+ years of age to visit and stay at Foolhardy Hill.  Parties that violate this policy will be asked to leave without a refund.


CHECK IN: Self check in anytime after 3pm

CHECK OUT: Self check out by 11am



  • Payment is due in full at the time of booking

  • Parties that exceed the number of guests entered at the time of booking will be charged for each additional guest at the going rate. It is the responsibility of the person who is booking to ensure the number of guests is within the occupancy limits for each site.

  • Any changes in the arrival or departure date of a reservation is considered and will be treated as a cancellation.

  • Cancellation policies are strictly enforced. As with many recreational activities, weather conditions are an assumed risk that campers accept as a normal part of the outdoor experience. There are no refunds or credits for reasons of weather or other natural phenomena. 

  • Should Foolhardy Hill have to cancel a reservation in the event of a pandemic, government shutdown, or an uncontrollable event, vouchers will be issued and valid for a full calendar year. 

  • Refunds are based upon how far in advance your cancellation is made and how many sites your reservation is for:


30 or More Days Out: 

All cancellations received 30+ days prior to the planned arrival date will be refunded the total less a non-refundable $20.00 cancellation fee -or- the reservation can be rescheduled within the same camp season without penalty.


15-29 Days Out: 

Reservations that include two or less sites canceled within 15-29 days of the planned arrival date will be refunded the total less a non-refundable $20.00 cancellation fee -or- the reservation can be rescheduled within the same camp season without penalty.


Reservations that include three or more sites are non-refundable when canceled within 30 days of the planned arrival date.


14 or Fewer Days Out:

Cancellations received within 14 days of planned arrival date and early departures are non-refundable unless Travel Protection* is purchased at the time of booking.

*Travel Protection: Travel Protection is an optional add-on offered at the time of booking and cannot be purchased after a reservation is completed. When you purchase, you will be eligible to receive a 100% reimbursement minus the Travel Protection fee if you need to cancel your reservation within 14 days of your arrival date or depart early due to an unexpected health condition or death of an immediate relative. Protection is managed by a third party in which all claims/requests surrounding a cancellation shall be handled directly with the Travel Protection Provider. Refunds are only granted if the reason for cancellation is covered by the Travel Protection policy. Please read all terms and conditions of Travel Protection prior to completing your reservation. 


  • Guests can book a maximum stay of 14 consecutive nights at Foolhardy Hill

  • Two night minimum for all sites on weekends (Friday & Saturday Night) throughout the season



  • All covered facilities at Foolhardy Hill are smoke-fee. Any charges resulting from deodorizing the property or other smoke related maintenance shall be the financial responsibility of the person the reservation was made under; this includes but is not limited to false alarms with the Charlemont Fire and Police Departments and lost revenue.



  • We reserve the right to charge guests the cost of rectifying damage to Foolhardy Hill’s property (structures, grounds, equipment, etc.). Should damage come to light after the guest has departed, we reserve the right to make a charge to the guest’s credit/debit card, or send an invoice for the amount to the registered address. Please note, we understand accidents happen and ask guests to notify us of any damage that may occur prior to their departure. We will always make every effort to rectify any damage internally prior to contracting specialists to make repairs to keep any costs that the guest may incur to a minimum.


  • We reserve the right to charge guests the cost of replacing any items that are removed from the premises by them without consent. The charge will be the full replacement amount of the missing item, including any carrier charges. We reserve the right to make a charge to the guests credit/debit card after their departure, or send an invoice for the amount to the registered address.



  • The parking lot is within a 2-minute walk of all sites

  • Vehicles are not allowed beyond the drop-off zone (near bathhouse)

  • Vehicles must be parked in the lower lot once vehicle is done being loaded/unloaded with personal belongings

  • 2 vehicles per reserved site

  • Overflow parking is located 1 mile away at Shunpike Parking Area

  • Please keep all valuables on your person

  • Wagons are provided to assist with luggage; please return the wagons to the drop-off zone immediately after use.


CONDUCT Be Kind - Be Courteous - Have Fun! 

  • Quiet hours are 11pm – 7am. All guests must keep music and conversation at a discreet volume during quiet hours. 

  •  Please maintain sites and keep all shared spaces clear of personal clutter; this includes personal lawn chairs, sport equipment, food and cooking supplies. 

  • Be mindful of those waiting to use amenities behind you. These are shared spaces and we are all friends at Foolhardy; keep your showers short, offer to share the grill, invite others to join you in a game of cornhole, etc. 

  • When sharing a space with others, keep conversation positive and respectful. Foolhardy Hill is a place for folks to relax and escape the craziness of the “real world.”

  • Any disturbing behavior should be reported to management immediately.

  • Foolhardy Hill is private property. All are welcome with the presumption that guests will be respectful towards each other, the property and all its creatures and things. Should a person be deemed as lacking human decency, we reserve the right to refuse service/admittance to anyone without a refund. Management will not be held responsible for accidents or injuries to guests due to negligences or irresponsible actions.



  • Guests shall not venture beyond the marked property boundary

  • No Hunting

  • Weapons, fireworks and ATV’s are prohibited

  • Smoking and vaping are prohibited inside cabins, the bathhouse and pavilion. Please select a smoking space that is unobtrusive to others.

  • Dispose of “cigarette butts” properly. Do NOT throw on the ground or in the fire pit. 



  • Guests must be 21 years or older to consume alcohol on the property 

  • Avoid eating, storing and preparing food and beverages inside the cabins; we don’t want to attract animals and pests where we sleep! 

  • All food should be stored inside the designated storage shed anytime you are not present at the campground and when you have gone to sleep (we don’t want to feed the bears). When present and awake at the campground, coolers can be stowed under the counter in the community kitchen. 

  • Please refrain from bringing glass bottles! We are a dog friendly campground and broken glass puts puppy paws at risk of injury.

  • Community Trash Bins: Guests are expected to empty when full and replace bags (replacement bags are provided). Tie the full bags and dispose of them in the dumpster. CLOSE & SECURE DUMPSTER.

  • Cabin Trash Bins: The trash bins inside the cabins have reusable bags and are for dry trash only (no food waste). Please empty cabin trash bins into a community trash receptacle and wipe any residue from the reusable bag upon you departure.


PET POLICY: Foolhardy Hill is permitted for dogs only. Sorry-no cats or other exotic pets. 

  • A maximum of two dogs are allowed at all sites.

  • $5 fee per dog per night at cabin sites.

  • Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times or under verbal command.

  • Dogs shall never be left unattended.

  • Dog owners must clean up after their pets, including if they defecate in the wooded areas of the property.

  • Excessive barking will not be tolerated. 

  • Aggressive dogs will not be tolerated.

  • Any reports of a dog being disruptive in any way will result in early departure for the owner and the pet without a refund.

  • A current rabies certificate must be emailed to prior to arrival date (photo or scanned image). 

  • We reserve the right to charge guests the cost of rectifying damage caused by a pet, including but not limited to: traces of urine, feces, vomit, excessive shedding and/or odor, scratched and damaged surfaces, etc. Please note, we will make every effort to rectify any damage internally prior to contracting a third party to keep costs that a guest may incur to a minimum. 



  • Please use the community fire pit. Absolutely NO private campfires; burning a fire anywhere outside the community fire pit will result in early departure for the entire party without a refund.

  • Please use provided fire starters & kindling only; NO fuel accelerants.

  • The campfire must be controlled and attended at all times.

  • Out-of-state firewood is prohibited.

  • Firewood will be provided at no additional charge; please be mindful of wood-use and only burn as necessary; If guests are found to burn an excessive amount of firewood, they will incur an additional fee determined to be appropriate for the amount of firewood wasted

  • Do not throw cans, bottle caps, cigarette butts, foil, food scraps, plastic wrappers etc. in the firepit. The firepit is not a trash can. Labeled receptacles are provided.

  • The last guest at the campfire MUST extinguish the flames prior to departing the fire pit. This can be done by smothering the fire or pouring water over the flames.



Foolhardy Hill may take and use photos/videos of you and guests in your party for promotional purposes. 

By signing this waiver:

  • You authorize Foolhardy Hill to take photos/videos of you and members of your party. 

  • You authorize Foolhardy Hill to use such photos/videos on social media platforms.

  • You authorize Foolhardy Hill to edit, alter, copy or distribute the photos/videos for social media for advertising and marketing.

  • You agree that the photos/videos all intellectual property rights of the photos/videos belong to Foolhardy Hill

  • You agree that you or members of your party will not receive any monetary compensation for usage of photos/videos in social media platforms.

If you or a member of your party wishes to waive this waiver, you must notify Foolhardy Hill in writing prior to your arrival.



This PROPERTY IS PRIVATELY OWNED AND THE MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE SERVICE to anyone for any reason except for those prohibited by law. Foolhardy Hill reserves the right to ask any person or party it deems necessary to leave the campground based on violations of Foolhardy Hill Policies or behavior management deems inappropriate or disturbing to others. Guests are responsible for their own safety; please abide by all rules and policies. I understand that, although Foolhardy Hill makes every reasonable effort to provide a secure environment, the security of my person, my belongings, and all beings registered in my party is my sole responsibility, and I agree to hold Foolhardy Hill harmless in any and all claims arising from any incidents that may occur during my stay. I have read this notice and agree to it as well as all Foolhardy Hill Policies. In addition, by signing and agreeing to these policies, I understand that I am responsible for the actions of all beings registered in my party, including those that visit during my stay and will make them aware of all above policies prior to our arrival.

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