Frequently Asked Questions
Who do I call in case of an emergency?
- Great Escapes RV Resorts Branson after hours emergency line is: (229) 220-4404
- In case of an emergency, notify a Great Escapes Branson employee.
- Police: Dial 911 or contact the Forsyth Police Department at (417)546-3731 or the Taney County Sheriffs Department at (417) 546-7250
- Fire/Ambulance: Dial 911
- Hospital: Cox Medical Center Branson, 525 Branson landing Blvd, Branson, MO 65616, (417) 335-7000 (21 mins 12 Miles)
- Veterinarian: Taney County Veterinary Service, (417) 251-9970
- Dentist: Forsyth Family Dental, (417) 546-2151
- Inclement Weather: Tornado Siren Located in Shoals Bend Park Forsyth, MO
What are the hours of your pool?
Our pool is open 11 AM to dusk, 7 days a week.
The pool opens on Memorial Day weekend and closes on Labor Day weekend.
What is included in my camping fee?
We offer a wide variety of different amenities included in your camping fee. Activities that are free of charge include the use of the pool, foam parties, jumping pillow, nature trails, wagon rides, playground, gaga ball, basketball, and horseshoes. Activities available for a fee include gem mining, the potato launch, and some craft activities.
Where can I find out what activities you have scheduled?
Download the Campers App in your Google Play or App Store.
How far in advance should I make my reservation?
We recommend booking at least 3-6 months in advance of the desired arrival date, as our camp-resort will fill up quickly!
How do I reserve my stay?
You can book your stay on our website by clicking “Book Now” or use this URL:
When is the cheapest time to book?
Sunday night- Thursday night will be our lower rates, with our higher rates being the weekends.
What are your peak and non-peak season dates, and does that affect the attractions?
Our camp-resort dates and availability of attractions vary throughout the season and are as follows:
Peak Season: Memorial Day- Labor Day
Non-Peak Season: Mid-April – Memorial Day Weekend & Post Labor Day – October 31st
Winter: November – Mid-April
*Events, attractions, and facilities have limited availability during the non-peak seasons.
Can I tour the camp-resort?
We are happy to show off the camp-resort and allow tours. However, we cannot allow tours on holidays or busy weekends. Please call ahead; we would hate for you to waste a drive.
Will my reservation guarantee a specific campsite or cabin assignment?
We do offer you the opportunity to guarantee your favorite campsite or cabin by paying our applicable $30 lock-in fee. If you opt-out of the lock-in fee, you are guaranteed your selected campsite or cabin type, but not the specific unit number.
How many guests can I have on my reservation?
You can have up to 8 people on your reservation if you are at a tent site or RV site. Maximum occupancy for cabins is the maximum number of people they are rated to sleep.
What can I use my Great Escapes RV Resort gift card towards?
Great Escapes RV Resort gift cards are applicable towards reservations, store purchases, or activities & amenities.
Do you provide linens in all cabins?
Linen availability varies by cabin. Please see https://www.greatescapesbranson.com/lodging/ for details.
Can I pitch a tent at my campsite if I have an RV?
Yes, a pup tent for children from the same family is allowed for a $15 charge.
Is firewood available for purchase?
We have firewood available for purchase at our camp store! To preserve the beauty of our wooded camp-resort, please do not cut down or damage trees in any way.
Can I bring my own firewood?
Not at this time.
Can I bring my own golf cart, motorized scooter, or ATV to the camp-resort?
For safety and liability reasons, guests are not permitted to bring any personal motorized vehicles, such as golf carts, into Great Escapes RV Resort Branson. While we do not like to be the fun police, guests found in violation of this policy may be asked to leave without refund. For your convenience, we do offer golf cart rentals that allow accessing our camp-resort easy…and fun! If you have a disability, you can bring your own golf cart, however, you must provide documentation for insurance and have a handicap placard.
How do I rent a golf cart if I am staying overnight?
This is an add-on when booking your reservation. If you are already here and decide you would like to add on a golf cart, feel free to swing by the camp store.
How many cars are permitted at my site and may I have extra cars?
You may have two cars per site, but each car should have a car pass hanging on the rearview window. These are given with your reservation materials. We do not allow extra cars per site because we do not have enough parking space available.
Do you have quiet hours?
We do! Quiet hours are 10 PM – 8 AM daily. Any guest under 18 years of age must be at their campsite or cabin during these hours, unless accompanied by an adult.
Are alcoholic beverages allowed at your park?
They are, but the beverage must be held in an unmarked container or koozie. This is a family-friendly camp-resort, so please be considerate of others and refrain from loud and unseemly language.
Where can I find information about your themed events?
Good question! We have lots of themed celebrations throughout the year. You can find a list of our upcoming themed events on our website under the “Things to Do” tab.
Can I bring a pet with me?
Yes! We are a pet-friendly resort! Pets are allowed at RV sites, but not in our playgrounds, restrooms, or other buildings. Pets are also allowed at pet-friendly cabins, so please request at time of booking. Pet owners are required to bring a leash for their pets and are responsible for pet clean-up and noise control. For the safety of our guests, pets must be up to date on vaccinations. We reserve the right to remove hostile and disruptive pets from the park.
What forms of payment are accepted at your park?
We gladly accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover.