Forest Rock

Cottage Resort

FAQs

What to Bring

Please bring your own bed linen (pillows, pillow cases, top and bottom sheets, comforter/blankets), bath/beach towels, 1-ply or septic safe toilet paper, garbage bags, paper towels, and personal items.

COVID Precautions

In addition, please bring beach chairs, life jackets, beach toys, fishing rods, personal protective equipment, hand sanitizers.

Check-in is strictly AFTER 4 pm. Please wear a face mask for check-in. Check-out is strictly NO LATER than 10 am. so that Forest Rock staff have sufficient time to sanitize the cottages as per provincial guidelines. Unfortunately, no exceptions for late stays can be honored this season, including but not limited to enjoying the beach after you have vacated your cabins.

Please keep the property clean and do not litter. Absolutely NO GARBAGE, including PPE and cigarette butts, is to be left inside/outside the cabin or on the beach/public walkways. Garbage must be bagged and placed in the large garbage bin in the back parking lot. Do not leave garbage outside your cottage to attract unwanted animals.

We will not be collecting alcohol/beer/wine bottles/cans; please take them home/dispose of them.

Please bring your own garbage bags to the beach. There will be no small trash cans on the property to dispose of your garbage.

Absolutely NO Visitors are permitted to the Resort during this period until further notice.

Please follow all COVID policies and protocols provided prior to and, at check-in including wearing face mask; maintaining at least 2 meter safe distance from other guests and, cleaning/sanitizing hands.

Deposits

50% deposit is required to reserve your cottage. Methods of Payment include etransfer, Cash, Interac, Visa or MC. Full payment is required at check in. No adjustments for late arrivals or early departures.

Refund Policy

60 days notice is required for a refund, less a $150 cancellation fee. We will gladly apply your full deposit towards a new booking for the current season, subject to availability.

Check In /Check Out

Check-in is AFTER 4 pm. Check-out is strictly NO LATER than 10 am.

Cleaning Fee

Cottages must be cleaned prior to Check Out or a fee of $175 plus HST will be charged.

Loss/Damage Liability

Cottagers and campers are fully responsible for any damages and/or loss to property. Management reserves the right to terminate any reservation at any time.

Tenting Policy

Tents are not permitted on cottage sites, except for open dining tent.

Smoking / Vaping Policy

Smoking/Vaping tobacco/marijuana is strictly prohibited in cottages, public buildings and beach area.

Quiet Time

11:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Forest Rock is a family resort and excessive noise or unruly behavior is not permitted at any time. Management reserves the right to terminate any reservation at any time.

Parking

One per cottage provided at central parking lot. Please inform us if more parking spots are required. Extra fee of $50 may apply for each additional approved parking spot.

Boat trailers must be parked at Marina (less than one km away) where your boat can be launched.

Pets

Forest Rock is pet friendly. Please be respectful of other guests and CLEAN UP after your dog. Pets MUST be on a leash at ALL times. Pets are NOT permitted on the beach. Please ask about water access for your pets. There is a $50.00 charge per pet.

Unfortunately, pets cannot be accommodated in the Hideaway Cottage.

Motor Boat Rentals

A boating license is required. Boat rentals must be returned by 8:00 p.m. A $200.00 security deposit is required from Forest Rock guests. For public rentals, a $1000.00 security deposit is required. All rates are HST applicable. Gas and oil is extra.

Swim At Your Own Risk

No Lifeguard on duty. Children under 16 years of age MUST be supervised by an adult at all times. There is absolutely NO fishing or boating in swimming area. Persons using any floatation device, including pedal boats, must always wear life jackets and, have a boating safety kit with them. Due to Covid-19, please bring your own life jacket.

Camp Fires & Fireworks

Camp fires are allowed in private fire pits as provided. All fires must be extinguished with water when not supervised. Children under 16 years of age MUST be supervised by an adult at all times. Fireworks can only be used at the beach, only under the supervision of Forest Rock staff and, must be set off in the direction of the lake. Clean up MUST be done immediately following their use by submerging in water and properly disposing of them. Firewood can be purchased at the office. All cottagers and campers must abide by the Muskoka Forest Fire Danger Rating. If a fire ban is issued by the Muskoka Fire Department, then NO camp fires or fireworks are allowed.