If you want a tour of Crystal Ball Cave, you must book in advance! We are usually booked to capacity at least two weeks out, so plan accordingly.
If you plan to stay with us, BOOK YOUR TOUR BEFORE YOU BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATIONS! We are unable to accommodate those who do not reserve a tour time, as tours are full. For Cave Tour Reservations, Call or Text 801-787-6675 or email Batefamilyranch@gmail.com
Tour times are by appointment ONLY Monday-Saturday. NO TOURS ON SUNDAY!
We want to make your stay both pleasant and comfortable. If you need any information, please feel free to inquire at the Campground Office. Please help us make your stay here more enjoyable through your cooperation with the following simple rules:
Reservations can be made online at Batesfamilyranch.com. A credit card deposit of $50 will be required upon arrival and will be refunded at the end of your visit if there are no damages to Bates family ranch property upon inspection.
DUE TO OUR REMOTE AREA AND THE FACT THAT THE MAJORITY OF OUR RESERVATIONS ARE MADE SEVERAL MONTHS IN ADVANCE REFUNDS WILL NOT BE GIVEN FOR CANCELLATIONS. IF YOU CHOOSE TO CANCEL, YOU WILL BE GIVEN CREDIT EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT OF YOUR STAY TO BE USED AT ANY OTHER AVAILABLE DATE. THESE CANCELLATIONS MUST STILL BE MADE AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE. TO CANCEL AND GET CREDIT FOR A FUTURE RESERVATION, PLEASE CALL: 801-787-6675 MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 9:00AM TO 5:00 PM If you do not receive an answer, please leave a detailed voice message requesting a cancelation and new date.
OR EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org
Check-in after 3 p.m. on day of arrival.
Early check-in is allowed when available, but must be approved through our office in advance. Any check-in after 9:00 P. M. MUST be arranged in advance by calling us at 801-787-6675. If you fail to contact us for a late arrival, there may be no one available to check you in. Check in hours are 3:00-9:00 P.M. Mountain Time. Please note the number of people your Cabin will accommodate. Maximum of 5 people for Hawks Nest, Rattle Snake Den and Coyote Den and Maximum 2 people in Peacock Roost. You must make prior arrangements for more than the maximum number.
Check-out by 11 a.m. on day of departure. Please make arrangements prior to
10 a.m. if you desire to stay an extra night. (Availability permitting)
Quiet Hours and Camp Conduct
Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Please remember that there are other campers enjoying their stay,
Disorderly behavior will not be tolerated! If you are disturbing other individuals, and continue to do so after being warned, you will be asked to leave and escorted off of the property (No refunds will be given) If you refuse to leave, the sheriff’s office will be contacted and you will be charged with trespassing!
We know that the vast majority of our visitors need not be told, but unfortunately, we must post this section do to past experience.
Limit of one (1) picnic table per campsite.
Large area outdoor rugs are prohibited on campsites. A small mat (24" x 24" maximum) is allowed at the base of your stairs. All pets must be leashed and you must clean up after your pet! If you fail to keep your pet leashed or cleaned up after, you will be asked to leave and no refund will be given. If you refuse to leave, law enforcement will be contacted and you will be charged with criminal trespass.
Alcohol and Smoking
No alcohol in public areas! Please drink responsibly.
We want your visit to be fun and enjoyable, but also want your fellow campers to enjoy their stay. ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING IN THE CABINS OR RESTROOMS! This includes E-cigarettes and vapes. If you break this rule, you will be asked to leave, no refund will be given and you will forfeit your deposit. Put your extinguished butts in a can. Not in fire pits or garbage.
If you are visiting the campground for three or more days, please move your tent one tent-length on your third day. All pets must be leashed, and you must clean up after your pet! If you fail to keep your pet leashed or cleaned up after, you will be asked to leave and no refund will be given. If you refuse to leave, law enforcement will be contacted, and you will be charged with criminal trespass.
Speed limit on Bates Family Ranch property is 10 MPH. Do not drive or park on the grass. All guests must park in the designated parking area on the East end of the Campground in the open field. One vehicle per site unless otherwise approved by staff.
Day or night visitors must register at the Campground Office. Guests are allowed in the campground area only. Other areas of the property are off limits.
Parents are responsible, always, for their children’s safety and behavior. Please supervise small children in showers and restrooms, and do not allow children to play in the roadway. NEVER leave children unattended.
No unsupervised children under 8 in cabin lofts.
Pets (All pets must be registered with the Campground Office)
We want to accommodate all our guests as much as possible. We are a WORKING RANCH and have animals. The ranch dogs are NOT leashed and NOT locked up. They love people and are there for the protection of the animals and our guests and help keep unwanted wild animals off of the property. We hope this is not an inconvenience. It is important that you, as a guest, are aware of this fact BEFORE booking. We have accommodated hundreds of guests and the ranch dogs have been universally loved. If this is not acceptable to you, we recommend that you discontinue your booking. All other pets MUST be on a leash at all times and may not be left unattended at campsite. If you refuse to comply with this leash rule after being warned, you will be asked to leave. Again, no refunds will be given. Animals may not be tethered to utility fixtures, picnic tables, trees or fences. Animal waste must be picked up by the pet owner. If you fail to comply with all these rules after being warned one time, you will be asked to leave and escorted off of the property. If you refuse to leave, Law Enforcement will be contacted, and you will be charged with criminal trespass.
Pets may be allowed in cabins at discretion of management. Please call ahead to confirm that we will allow your pet. If you do not have prior approval, we will not accommodate your pet. Approved pets are not allowed in lofts or beds. There will be a $25 cleaning fee per pet and a $50 deposit that is refundable upon satisfactory checkout inspection. If pet hair or waste are found in lofts or beds, your deposit will be forfeit. If large amounts of pet hair are found anywhere, your deposit will be forfeit. Any pet waste found in cabins will also be grounds for deposit forfeiture.
Restrooms and Showers
Two facilities are available. Due to Board of Health Regulations, animals and the washing of dishes are prohibited in the restrooms. Do not take toilet paper or paper towels from restrooms!
Fires are only allowed in designated fire pits. All fires must be fully extinguished. Personal charcoal and propane grills are permitted. Do not put hot coals in garbage containers. The discharging of firearms and fireworks are prohibited on the Campground premises and on property.
Help us stay clean by depositing all garbage in the Garbage Cans located under the pavilion. Please deposit aluminum cans in the can receptacle.
Press doorbell button on front of A-Frame building for emergencies.
Trees, and the shade they provide, are an integral part of an enjoyable Campground experience. However, healthy, and well-maintained trees pose a natural hazard of falling debris, such as leaves and branches, especially during windy and/or extreme weather conditions. We do not assume responsibility for these natural hazards or for any property damage, injury or other circumstances that may result. Please take this into consideration when parking in RV Park & Campground and while enjoying Park. Do not park under trees.
Campground management is not responsible for loss, damages or claims to property of guests due to fire, theft, accident, or any other cause. The management also reserves the right to refuse service to anyone. We respect your second amendment rights but ask that you exercise good firearm safety and do not discharge your weapon on the property. RV Park & Campground closes certain sites and areas of the Campground for landscaping and maintenance throughout the season.Type your paragraph here.