NOW taking reservations for the 2017 season! Start planning your next adventure now.
Bear Creek Campground is accepting reservations through October 30, 2016.
Camp with us during The Haunted Graveyard season! Fall pricing now available! The Haunted Graveyard is not recommended for children under the age of 12. Bear Creek Campground tram service is not available during The Haunted Graveyard season.
Standard Tent Sites
• Electric hook up with 50/30/20 AMP capabilities
• 4 cots (up to 5 cots available)|
• Electricity hook up
• Mini fridge
• Close parking available
• Structure placed on wood flooring
• Close access to new and clean bathrooms and showers
• Parking for two vehicles
Weekday Price (Monday-Thursday Night) $74.00/night
Weekend Price (Friday-Sunday Night) $89.00/night
• Two full size beds with linens, including sheets and pillows (comforter and blankets not included)
Two night minimum in all Cub Huts during weekends (Friday-Sunday)
| Cabin 1 Bedroom *(5 people)
• 2 full size beds with linens (sheets and pillows included; comforters and blankets not included)
• Full Kitchen (cookware, dishware, and silverware not included)
• Full Bathroom ( shampoo, soap, and towels included)
• Cable TV
• Heat and Air Conditioning
• Parking for two vehicles
• ADA cabins Available
Weekday Price (Monday-Thursday Night) $154.00/night
Weekend Price (Friday-Sunday Night) $179.00/night
* 1 BR/ADA Cabin price is intended for a maximum of 5 people. 1 BR/ADA cabins have two full size beds with a cot available for the additional person. Guest is responsible for the bedding, sheets, pillows and towels for the additional person.
Two night minimum in all cabins during weekends (Friday-Sunday) and holidays.
WHEN YOU CAMP AT BEAR CREEK, SAVE AT LAKE COMPOUNCE!
Complement your stay at Bear Creek Campground with a visit to Lake Compounce Family Theme Park.
Discounted Ticket Pricing: 2 Day passes - $42.99 +tx | 1 Day Passes: $33.99 | Season Passes: Click Here!
*NOTE: Tickets are only valid during the summer and does not apply during October or the Haunted Graveyard.
RV (8 people max)
|Tent (6 people max)||$30.00||$40.00|
Cub Huts (4 people max)
• Book four or more days save 10%
• Book five or more days and save 15%
• Season pass Discount saves 10% (platinum and diamond pass pass only)
• Group rates pricing available upon request. Contact Anna at 860-583-3300 ext.6905
***All rates are subject to additional taxes and fees***
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Save 10% at Bear Creek when you become a Good Sam Member!
Do you qualify for any of these great savings? Enter them in the Coupon Code box below!
Lake Compounce Diamond of Platinum Season Pass Holders - Save 10% with code SPASS16
Good Sam Members - Save 10% with code GSAM16
Staying 4 nights in a row? Save 10% with code BCD4
Staying 5 or more nights? Save 15% with code BCD5
|DISCOUNTED LAKE COMPOUNCE SUMMER ADMISSION TICKETS AVAILABLE TO CAMPERS
One Day Admission: $33.99 | Two- Day Admission: $42.99 | 2016 Summer Seasons Pass: $55.00
|GENERAL STORE OPEN EVERY DAY AT 8AM - CLOSES AN HOUR AFTER LAKE COMPOUNCE CLOSES
• SOUVENIRS • SNACKS • FIREWOOD
|24 HOUR RESTROOM AND SHOWER FACILITY|
|24 HOUR SECURITY|
|COIN OPERATED LAUNDRY ROOM|
|NEAR TONS OF LOCAL ATTRACTIONS
|TRAM SERVICE TO AND FROM LAKE COMPOUNCE|
Q: What time does Lake Compounce open?
A: Our operating schedule can be found online at www.lakecompounce.com
Q: What is Bear Creek Campground’s operating season?
A: Bear Creek Campground is open May 2nd, 2016 through October 30th, 2016.
Q: When do we check in?
A: Check in varies by site type:
Cabins and Tipis: Check in begins at 3pm
Tents and RV’s: Check In begins at 12pm
Q: When do we check out?
A: Check out is at 10:30am for all site types
Q: What are the hours of the Camp Store?
A: The camp store will open at 8am daily and close one hour after Lake Compounce closes. Please note fall and spring hours differ.
Q: How do we get to Lake Compounce from the campground/ How far is the campground from Lake Compounce?
A: Lake Compounce is within walking distance (3/4 mile) of the campground; however we offer a tram service to and from the campground daily (May-September). Personal vehicles can be driven over to the Lake Compounce Parking lot without any additional charges.
Q: What is included in the cabins?
A: Cabins have a full kitchen and bathroom along with two full size beds and two bunk beds. There is a loft for children and young adults to enjoy. Cabins also include cable, Wi-Fi, Heat/Air Conditioning, linens for the four beds (no blankets or comforters provided) towels, shampoo and conditioner. Cabins will not include cookware or dishware.
Q: What is included in the Tipis?
A: Tipis include electricity, a mini fridge and up to 5 cots.
Q: Where can I buy Discounted Tickets?
A: Tickets can be purchased at the Camp Store. Discounted tickets are not available during the Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce.
Q: What is the cancelation policy?
A: We require a minimum of 7 days (for tents) and 14 days (for cabins) to cancel your stay and receive a full refund. If you cancel your stay after the deadlines there will be a $45.00 fee assessed.
Are tickets included in the rental of the site?
Tickets are sold separately. We do have heavily discounted rates available. Discounted Tickets are not available for the Haunted Graveyard Walkthrough at Lake Compounce.
Q: How do we book our stay?
A: Visit campbearcreek.com; if you are a group of 25+ please contact Michael at 860-583-3300 ext.6905
Q: Are there things to do at the campground itself?
A: Yes! There will be events available from crafting to movie nights! (May – September). We also have many family friendly outdoor recreational
activities to enjoy. Visit www.campbearcreek.com for a complete list of activities under the campground features and activities tab.
Q: What is your weather policy?
A: Bear Creek Campground is open rain or shine. Lake Compounce only closes when there is heavy lightning in the area. There will be indoor events available until the storm passes at the campground. We do not issue refunds or rain checks.
Q: Are there bathrooms located at Bear Creek?
A: Yes! There are public restrooms available at Bear Creek Campground. They are complete with changing areas and showers.
Q: Where is Bear Creek located?
A: Bear Creek is conveniently located in central Connecticut about two miles from Exit 31 off Interstate 84.
For GPS or Internet directions use 186 Enterprise Drive, Bristol, CT 06010.
Q: Where on Lake Compounce property is the campground?
A: It is located in the wooded area to the left and rear of the Lake Compounce Parking Lot.
Q: Can we bring our own firewood?
A: Unfortunately firewood from outside the campground is not permitted, however we sell firewood at the camp store.
Q: How many people does the cub hut accommodate?
A: 4 people max
Q: Once I book, how can I obtain discounted tickets to Lake Compounce?
A: You can purchase day tickets at check-in, or purchase our summer pass which allows unlimited admission May 7th - September 5th (check operating schedule for dates and times) those can be purchased here: https://www.lakecompounce.com/plan-a-visit/tickets-and-passes
Q: Is a 2-day ticket to Lake Compounce really only $42.99?
A: That is 100% correct! All ages! (kids under 3 are free)
Q: What is the schedule for the tram to Lake Compounce from and to Bear Creek Campgrounds?
A: The tram usually operates from 1 hour prior to Lake Compounce opening and runs until 1 hour after (There is no tram service during October)
Q: I have a family of 5 and I noticed that the stay and play package for a cabin on a weekend includes a maximum of 4. How will that apply to my family?
A: The package would only apply to 4 people, the additional person will have to pay à la carte
Q: I understand check in at 3pm but if I arrive early, am I able to retrieve tickets to Lake Compounce, spend the day there and thus check in after the park is closed?
A: Yes, we can check you in, put you on a waiting list (we will call you when your cabin/cub hut / or tipi is ready) But you and your family will be able to enjoy the park before check in.
Q: Does a ticket for Lake Compounce include access to Crocodile Cove?