Terms & Conditions

TERMS:  HARVEST FARM CAMPGROUND RESORT OR (HFCR) INCLUDES ALL OWNERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SHAREHOLDERS, ASSIGNS, SUCCESSORS, INSURERS AND SUBSIDIARIES OF CAMPING/HFCR. THE RENTER (RENTER, “YOU/YOUR”) INCLUDES YOU, AND ANYONE ELSE IN YOUR CAMPING PARTY INCLUDING FRIENDS, RELATIVES, SPOUSES, SIGNIFICANT OTHERS, ANY MINOR CHILDREN, AND ANY OTHER OCCUPANTS UNDER YOUR CUSTODY, CARE AND CONTROL, REGARDLESS OF AGE OR THE AMOUNT OF TIME YOU OR ANYONE ELSE OCCUPIES OR USES ANY AND ALL ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE RENTAL, OPERATION, OR USE OF EQUIPMENT PROVIDED BY HFCR IN CAMPING.

CHECK IN/ LATE ARRIVAL: TRAILERS ARE GENERALLY PARKED DAILY STARTING AT 3 P.M. HOWEVER, IN SOME CASES MAY BE PARKED EARLIER THAN 12-NOON OR LATER THAN 10 P.M. STAFF IS GENERALLY FINISHED AND CLOSED AFTER 6 P.M. SUNDAY-THURSDAY AND 10 P.M. FRIDAY-SATURDAY. IF YOU PLAN TO ARRIVE AFTER OUR NORMAL OPERATING HOURS, YOU WILL NEED TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS WITH THE OFFICE SO THAT WE KNOW YOU ARE COMING AND CAN LEAVE YOU A MAP TO YOUR CAMPSITE AHEAD OF YOUR ARRIVAL. ALL CAMPSITES ARE CHARGED BY THE NIGHT REGARDLESS OF YOUR ARRIVAL TIME TO THE AREA.

CHECK-OUT: CHECK-OUT TIME IS 12 NOON. REQUESTS FOR LATE CHECK-OUT TIMES WILL BE HONORED BASED ON AVAILABILITY AND MUST BE PRE-ARRANGED WITH THE OFFICE.

EARLY DEPARTURE/REFUNDS: WE WILL NOT REFUND ANY UNUSED PORTION OF YOUR STAY FOR ANY REASON SHOULD YOU DECIDE TO CHECK-OUT EARLY. ANY EXTRAS NOT USED (I.E. FIREWOOD) WILL NOT BE REFUNDED.

ACTS OF GOD AND NATURE: HFCR WILL NOT REFUND ANY PORTION OF YOUR RENTAL IN THE EVENT THAT YOUR RESERVATION IS AFFECTED BY AN ACT OF GOD INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO MAJOR STORMS OR WEATHER EVENTS, ROAD CLOSURES, CAMPGROUND CLOSURES, OR CLOSURE OF SPECIFIC CAMPSITE. ADVENTURE IN CAMPING MAY ISSUE RAIN CHECKS AT ITS DISCRETION. WE HOPE TO SEE THE CAMPGROUNDS OPEN ON THE PROJECTED DATES; HOWEVER, PLEASE NOTE OPENING DATES MAY CHANGE BASED ON WINTER SNOWFALL, RUNOFF WATER, DAMAGE TO THE CAMPGROUND, ETC.

RESERVATION CHANGE: IF YOU MUST CHANGE OR RESCHEDULE YOUR VACATION AND RESERVATION FOR ANY REASON, YOU MAY DO SO AT LEAST FOURTEEN (14) DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR ORIGINAL ARRIVAL DATE WITH NO PENALTY.

DEPOSIT AND PAYMENT: UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, A DEPOSIT EQUAL TO ONE NIGHT OF CAMPING WILL BE RECEIVED WHEN YOU MAKE YOUR RESERVATION. WHEN YOUR RESERVATION IS CONFIRMED, HFCR WILL SEND YOU AN EMAIL RECEIPT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS WE HAVE ON FILE. THIS DEPOSIT IS CONSIDERED PAYMENT AND WILL BE APPLIED TOWARDS YOUR TOTAL RENTAL AMOUNT. ALL RESERVATIONS MUST BE PAID IN FULL UPON CHECK OUT. IF YOU HAVE A BALANCE DUE AT THE END OF YOUR RESERVATION AND YOU FORGOT TO CHECK OUT IN THE OFFICE UPON YOUR DEPARTURE, HFCR WILL AUTOMATICALLY PROCESS AND CHARGE THE BALANCE DUE TO THE CREDIT CARD ON FILE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

PAYMENT INFORMATION: WE ACCEPT CASH, PERSONAL CHECKS, VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER AND AMERICAN EXPRESS FOR PAYMENT.

CANCELLATION: IF YOU MUST CANCEL YOUR RESERVATION, PLEASE NOTIFY US AT LEAST FOURTEEN (14) DAYS PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL DATE. YOUR DEPOSIT WILL BE REFUNDED LESS A $6 BOOKKEEPING FEE. CANCELLATIONS MADE LESS THAN FOURTEEN (14) DAYS PRIOR TO SCHEDULED RESERVATION DATE WILL FORFEIT THE DEPOSIT BUT WILL NOT BE CHARGED FOR THE SCHEDULED RESERVATION. “NO SHOWS” WILL FORFEIT THE DEPOSIT AND WILL BE CHARGED 100% OF THE SCHEDULE RESERVATION. SINCE MANY WEEKENDS HAVE WAITING LISTS, WE STRICTLY ABIDE BY OUR CANCELLATION POLICIES. ALL CANCELLATION FEES ARE SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE TAXES. PLEASE UNDERSTAND HFCR WILL NOT MAKE ANY EXCEPTIONS TO OUR CANCELLATION POLICY DUE TO PERSONAL EMERGENCIES, WORK CONFLICTS, WEATHER, SPECIFIC CAMPGROUND CLOSURES, OR UNAVAILABILITY OF SPECIFIC CAMPSITES.

LOST AND FOUND: HFCR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR PERSONAL ITEMS LOST OR STOLEN DURING YOUR STAY OR ITEMS LEFT BEHIND AFTER YOUR DEPARTURE. IF YOU BELIEVE YOU LOST AN ITEM OR LEFT SOMETHING BEHIND, HFCR WILL CHECK FOR PERSONAL ITEMS; HOWEVER, WE MAKE NO GUARANTEE WE WILL FIND THE ITEMS OR BE ABLE TO RETURN THE ITEMS WE MAY FIND. IF YOU BELIEVE YOU LEFT AN ITEM BEHIND, PLEASE CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY TO ARRANGE FOR RETURN. HFCR WILL MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO RETURN ITEMS BASED ON YOUR DESIRED SHIPPING CARRIER; HOWEVER, PLEASE UNDERSTAND HFCR WILL SHIP ITEMS AT ITS DISCRETION AND CHOOSE SHIPPING CARRIERS AND TERMS AVAILABLE REGARDLESS OF YOUR PREFERENCE.

MEDIA PRODUCTION AND SOCIAL NETWORKS: IMAGERY OF PATRONS AT HFCR MAY BE RECORDED AND REPRODUCED IN VARIOUS COMMERCIAL FORMATS. BY ENTERING THE VENUE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE OPERATOR, AND ITS RELATED ENTITIES HAVE EXCLUSIVE OWNERSHIP AND CONTROL OF ALL SUCH RECORDED IMAGERY AND YOU RELINQUISH ANY RIGHTS OR ENTITLEMENTS TO EITHER OWNERSHIP OR COMPENSATION FOR THE COMMERCIAL USE AND REPRODUCTION OF SUCH IMAGERY WHATSOEVER BY THE OPERATOR OR ITS RELATED ENTITIES.

DISCLAIMER: THIS WAIVER AND RELEASE IS APPLICABLE TO ALL RENTERS, OCCUPANTS AND USERS OF EQUIPMENT PROVIDED BY HFCR *(FOR PURPOSES OF THIS WAIVER AND RELEASE, THE TERM HFCR INCLUDES ALL EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SHAREHOLDERS, ASSIGNS, SUCCESSORS, INSURERS AND SUBSIDIARIES OF HFCR). IF ANY OTHER RENTAL AGREEMENT IS USED IN ADDITION TO OR IN CONJUNCTION WITH THIS WAIVER AND RELEASE, THE PROVISIONS OF THIS WAIVER AND RELEASE SHALL PREVAIL OVER ANY OTHER CLAUSES IN THE RENTAL AGREEMENT THAT ARE INCONSISTENT WITH THIS RELEASE. THE RENTER AGREES THAT HE/SHE IS ALSO SIGNING ON BEHALF OF ALL MINORS. THE RENTER FURTHER AGREES TO FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND UNDERSTANDS THEY ARE PERSONALLY LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO ALL INDIVIDUALS.

EXPRESS ASSUMPTION OF RISK: THE RENTER AGREES THAT HE/SHE IS RENTING, OPERATING, AND USING EQUIPMENT PROVIDED BY HFCR AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE RENTER AGREES THAT HE/SHE IS VOLUNTARILY PARTICIPATING IN ALL ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE RENTAL, OPERATION, OR USE OF THE RENTAL AND EQUIPMENT, AND ASSUMES ALL RISK OF INJURY, ILLNESS, DAMAGE, OR LOSS THAT MIGHT RESULT, EVEN IF THE RISKS ARISE OUT OF THE NEGLIGENCE OR FAULT OF HFCR, WHICH MAY BE BOTH FORESEEN AND UNFORESEEN.

RIVER ACTIVITIES: RENTER AGREES TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SIGNED PRIOR TO RIVER ACTIVITIES AT HFCR.

WAIVER/RELEASE OF LIABILITY: BY EXECUTION OF THIS RELEASE, THE RENTER AGREES THAT HFCR SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING FROM PERSONAL INJURIES SUSTAINED BY THE UNDERSIGNED, ANY MINOR CHILDREN, AND ANY OTHER OCCUPANTS UNDER THE UNDERSIGNED’S CUSTODY, CARE AND CONTROL, AS A RESULT OF ANY AND ALL ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE RENTAL, OPERATION, OR USE OF EQUIPMENT PROVIDED BY HFCR. THE UNDERSIGNED ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY SUCH INJURIES OR DAMAGES WHICH MAY OCCUR, AND FURTHER AGREES THAT HFCR SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY OR THEFT OF PERSONAL PROPERTY.

LIABILITY TO THIRD PARTIES: THE RENTER AGREES THAT HE/SHE WILL INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS HFCR FOR ALL PERSONAL INJURIES, PROPERTY DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES TO ANY AND ALL THIRD PARTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, OPERATORS AND OCCUPANTS OF OTHER RENTALS AND EQUIPMENT PROVIDED BY HFCR.

PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY: THE RENTER CERTIFIES THAT ALL RENTERS, OCCUPANTS AND OPERATORS OF EQUIPMENT HAVE NO PHYSICAL OR MENTAL CONDITION THAT PRECLUDE HIM/HER FROM RENTING, OPERATING OR USING THE EQUIPMENT AT HFCR AND YOU ARE NOT DOING SO AGAINST MEDICAL ADVICE. YOU AND RENTERS, OCCUPANTS AND OPERATORS ACKNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE OBLIGATED TO FOLLOW INSTRUCTION AND THE INTENDED USE OF ALL EQUIPMENT, INCLUDING DRIVING IN THE SAFEST MANNER AND YOU CAN MINIMIZE YOUR RISK OF INJURY BY DOING SO. THIS INCLUDES THE USE OF ALL RIVER EQUIPMENT PROVIDED. YOU AND RENTERS, OCCUPANTS AND OPERATORS ACKNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTAND THAT ANY CHANGES, MODIFICATIONS AND OR MOVING OF ANY EQUIPMENT IS NOT ALLOWED WITHOUT PERMISSION, AND INCREASES RISK OF INJURY. IF TRAILER OR EQUIPMENT IS MOVED, YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES AS A RESULT, AS WELL AS THE COST FOR SERVICING EQUIPMENT OR TRAILER. YOU AND RENTERS, OCCUPANTS AND OPERATORS ACKNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTAND THAT IF YOU OBSERVE ANY UNUSUAL HAZARD, WHICH YOU BELIEVE JEOPARDIZES YOUR PERSONAL SAFETY OR THAT OF OTHERS, YOU WILL IMMEDIATELY REPORT SAID HAZARD TO THE ATTENTION OF HFCR AND ANY OTHER APPROPRIATE AGENCIES.

DISCREPANCIES, GRIEVANCES, AND DISPUTES: ANY DISCREPANCIES OR GRIEVANCES WITH EQUIPMENT OR SURROUNDINGS MUST BE REPORTED IMMEDIATELY TO HFCR AND DURING YOUR STAY. FAILING TO IMMEDIATELY REPORT ANY DISCREPANCY OR PROBLEM WILL AFFECT THE COMFORT AND QUALITY OF YOUR STAY AND ANY COMPENSATION. YOU AGREE TO HAVE ANY DISPUTE ARISING OUT OF THE MATTERS INCLUDED IN THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS DECIDED BY NEUTRAL INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATION AS PROVIDED BY IOWA LAW AND YOU ARE GIVING UP ANY RIGHTS YOU MIGHT POSSESS TO HAVE THE DISPUTE LITIGATED IN A COURT OR JURY TRIAL. BY AGREEING TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND PAYING FOR RENTAL YOU ARE GIVING UP YOUR JUDICIAL RIGHTS TO DISCOVERY AND APPEAL, UNLESS THOSE RIGHTS ARE SPECIFICALLY INCLUDED IN THE “ARBITRATION OF DISPUTES’ PROVISION.

NATURE, ANIMALS, AND RODENTS: YOU AND RENTERS AND OCCUPANTS ACKNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTAND THAT CAMPING IN RURAL LOCATIONS INCREASES THE CHANCE OF ENCOUNTERING WILD ANIMALS, RODENTS AND INSECTS IN CAMPSITES. HFCR MAKES EVERY EFFORT TO RID THE RENTAL TRAILER AND EQUIPMENT OF INSECTS AND RODENTS PRIOR TO YOUR STAY. YOU AGREE YOU WILL NOT HOLD HFCR LIABLE FOR ANY MONETARY COMPENSATION, DAMAGES, OR INJURIES AS A RESULT OF ANY ENCOUNTERS WITH NATURE, ANIMALS, RODENTS, OR INSECTS.

GENERATORS: RENTER UNDERSTANDS THE USE OR RENTAL OF A GENERATOR IN COMBINATION WITH YOUR RESERVATION IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. RENTER UNDERSTANDS SOME APPLIANCES WITHIN YOUR TRAILER HAVE CERTAIN POWER REQUIREMENTS (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE AIR CONDITIONER (A/C) UNIT AND MICROWAVE) AND MAY OR MAY NOT OPERATE EVEN IN A FULL HOOKUP SITE. ALL TRAILER SITES INCLUDE 30AMP ELECTRIC HOOKUPS AND YOU CANNOT SUPPLEMENT ELECTRICAL POWER WITH A GENERATOR.

RV PARKS AND CAMPGROUNDS: HFCR IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH ANY GOVERNMENT OR PRIVATELY OWNED RV PARK OR CAMPGROUND AND OPERATES INDEPENDENTLY OF THESE FACILITIES. HFCR DOES NOT GUARANTEE SPECIFIC CAMPSITE AVAILABILITY, HOLD SPACES, OR PARK AND SET UP TRAILERS IN ANY FACILITY WITHOUT PRE-ARRANGED TERMS FROM THE RENTER.

INCLUDED ITEMS AND EQUIPMENT IN CABINS: AMISH-BUILT CABINS INCLUDE HEAT/AC UNIT, REFRIGERATOR, TWO-BURNER COOKTOP, FRY PAN, MEDIUM AND SMALL SAUCE PANS, COOKING UTENSILS, MICROWAVE, HALF-BATH, QUEEN BED, OUTDOOR GRILL, OUTDOOR PORCH WITH TWO CHAIRS, FIRE PIT, AND PICNIC TABLE. LOFT ALSO INCLUDES TWO TWIN BEDS UPSTAIRS. ALL CABINS INCLUDE LINENS, TOILET PAPER, PAPER TOWELS, BROOM, DISH SOAP.

HOLDING TANKS, FRESH WATER TANKS, GRAY WATER TANKS, BLACK WATER TANKS:  HFCR DOES NOT PROVIDE TANKS OF ANY TYPE OR MOBILE DUMPING SERVICES TO RENTERS. YOU AGREE TO NOT DISPOSE OF GRAY WATER OR BLACK WATER AROUND THE CAMPGROUND OR IN THE CAMP SITE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.

DUMP STATIONS:HFCR PROVIDES TWO (2) DUMP STATIONS AT THE ENTRANCE OF THE CAMPGROUND. YOU CAN DUMP TANKS PRIOR TO ENTERING THE VENUE AND/OR UPON EXIT.