Miller's Landing Campground Rules & Social Distancing Check-In Procedure

Miller’s Landing Campground Rules

  • Miller’s Landing is a privately owned and operated campground, and firearms must be kept secure at all times. Any guests seen carrying firearms will be asked to secure them inside their vehicle. Guests may be asked to leave if they do not comply.
  • ​Miller’s Landing quiet hours are between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Please be considerate of others.
  • Children should always be accompanied by an adult, especially on the beachfront areas.
  • We love dogs! Well-behaved dogs are welcome, and must be leashed at all times. Owners are responsible for cleaning up pet waste, as well as any damages or injuries associated with their pets stay.
  • ​Help prevent pollution by keeping garbage, litter, and foreign substances off of the ground and out of the water – clean up your site!
  • ​All garbage and litter must either be deposited in containers provided, or taken with you when you leave.
  • ​Obey any restrictions on fires. Fires may be limited or prohibited at certain times.
  • ​Within the campground and other recreation areas, fires may only be built in fire rings, stoves, grills, or fireplaces provided for that purpose.
  • ​Be sure your fire is completely extinguished before leaving. Do not leave your fire unattended. You are responsible for keeping fires under control.
  • ​Drivers must obey all traffic signs and operate their vehicles in accordance with posted regulations, and applicable federal, state and local laws.
  • ​Vehicles must be parked in designated areas only – sites are designed to have parking for 1 vehicle per site, additional vehicles may require paid parking.
  • Vehicles parked in sites not reserved by the owner will be towed at owners expense.
  • Smoking of any substance is not allowed in any Miller’s Landing cabins, nor in the restroom/shower building. A $50 excessive cleaning fee will be added for any evidence of smoking in cabins.
  • PLEASE BE AWARE: Guests will be held responsible for any expenses associated with the violating of these rules. Examples include late night partying, damage to property, and littering resulting in a neighboring guests cancellation. Be kind neighbors!

 

Social Distancing Check-In Procedure

  • Please print out your email confirmation prior to arrival- this top section where your booking number, site, and date of stay will act as your parking pass, and should be displayed visibly in your vehicle’s dashboard.
  • Please drive directly to your campsite or cabin using the map in your email confirmation, and call the office to let us know you’ve arrived to check you into our system. Check in time is at 4pm. The number to call is 907-331-3113, if after hours you can leave a voicemail and we will finish the check in process in the morning.
  • The office and store are still open, but for your convenience you can call us for basic needs, such as firewood, ice, or other sundries we may have for sale which we’ll be happy to bring to your site.
  • Please, we ask that you wear facial coverings when in public areas on the grounds, around other guests or staff members. Masks, scarves, neck gaiters – you get the idea! We are working to keep a facial covering product in stock and are selling that item at cost, but if you have your own that’s wonderful and encouraged!
  • Please know we are opting to require some manner of facial covering on all Miller’s Landing activities.
  • If possible provision from your town of origin, including fueling your vehicles, and purchasing sundries, and attempt to limit stops between locations.
  • If camping with a group or family unit please keep groups smaller than 9 around campfires at any given time.
  • For the safety of our community, guests, and staff, we will not be able to provide our services for guests knowingly and actively infected by/carrying COVID-19 until there is a vaccine available.

Miller’s Landing COVID-19 Mitigation Plan (as per State Mandate 16 Phase 1A)

Miller's Landing Logov1.1 4/24/20

 

 

General Notices as per Alaska State Mandate Attachment L:

  • Any person with symptoms consistent with COVID-19 May not enter any Miller’s Landing premises.
  • Guests wanting to check in to a reserved cabin or camp site must proceed directly to their site and call 907-331-3113 to check in as per the instructions on their confirmation.
  • All bookings must take place via phone / have an existing reservation.
  • Cabins and Campsites may only be shared by members of the same household and non-household members must be 25’ or more from one another.

 

Social Distancing:

  • Social distance of at least six feet must always be maintained between individuals .
  • Groups or parties must be limited to household members only.
  • Guests must maintain social distancing between individuals and household groups when camping or lodging – non-household groups will need separate camp sites, cabins, or RV’s.
  • Fabric face coverings must be worn by all employees and guests inside all social facilities, and are encouraged to wear them outside as well.
  • All guests participating in any Miller’s Landing guided activity will be required to wear facial coverings at all times.
  • No more than 20 customers may be inside any of our facilities at a time.
  • Guests are to use a dedicated entry and exit to facilities as labeled (bathrooms, laundry, and store)
  • For your convenience and the safety of others – for basic needs like firewood, ice, or sundries we may sell inside, please call and pay via phone if possible and we will deliver to your site or cabin.
  • As per your confirmation, during your stay make all attempts to separate yourself from other guests whenever possible, utilize food and fuel you’ve already purchased from your point of origin, and limit stops in areas between destinations.

Hygiene Protocols:

  • There is a handwashing station within all of our social spaces – the bath and shower house, the laundry facility, and the store itself. Please proceed directly to the handwashing station upon entry to clean your hands first and foremost.
  • Clients and employees are encouraged to wash their hands frequently.
  • Touch point sanitation with disinfectant is performed frequently, guests are encouraged to utilize the disinfectant provided in social areas prior to and after use of facilities i.e. tables, chairs, sinks, showers, door knobs, et al.

Staffing:

  • Employees must report for pre-shift screening and report any symptoms or illnesses to their management immediately.
  • No employee displaying symptoms of COVID-19 will provide services to customers – symptomatic or ill employees may not report to work and must call in.
  • No employee may report to the work site within 72 hours of exhibiting a fever
  • A staff screening log will be kept to record pre-shift screening.
  • A return to work plan / plan for employees who get ill is attached below
  • If an employee is identified as being positive for COVID-19 by testing methods, CDC cleaning and disinfecting will be performed as soon after the confirmation of a positive test as practical.

Plans for employees who get ill / return to work plan

  1. If an employee living on location tests positive for COVID-19 and is directed to self quarantine by a medical professional, the following policy will be in place:
    1. For employees camping for the summer, you may quarantine to your camp site. If you do not have camp cooking equipment, we will attempt to provide these necessities for you. If a couple is sharing living space and one person tests positive and the other does not, we will provide a place for you to sleep and stay outside of your shared living area. The COVID-19 positive person would remain in the previously inhabited space and disinfect/clean it thoroughly during their quarantine.
      Those staying in their own camper unit will quarantine to this area.
      The bath and shower facility is public and centralized, but in the case that you will need to quarantine we will provide access to a separate toilet facility.
      There is wifi generally available in the area, you will be required to check in via phone daily to management and strictly adhere to the instructions provided by your medical professional.
    2. For those planning to utilize the camp kitchen to store food or clean dishes while camping or staying in wall tents, we will establish a schedule for symptomatic employees to utilize these spaces alone, so that these community areas are utilized carefully and singularly and allowing for exclusion from other crew. Those spaces must be cleaned to CDC protocols afterward.
    3. Shower and laundry facilities will need to be accessed during scheduled/exclusive access non-peak hours and thoroughly disinfected following each visit.
    4. We will provide all the help we can through those who are not symptomatic or ill to assist with area shopping needs for food and sundries.
    5. Return to work terms will be dictated exclusively by a medical professional, and no employee may return to work without a letter from their physician.
  1. Miller’s Landing does carry Workers Compensation Insurance, it is not guaranteed they will cover COVID related hospital visits.
  2. We have limited access to PPE: Access to hand sanitizer, masks, rubbing alcohol and specific disinfectants is limited. We will stock these items as we can receive them, they have been ordered.

 

Miller’s Landing COVID-19 Fishing Charter / Water Taxi Mitigation Plan

v1.1 4/24/20 General Notices per Alaska State Mandate Attachment J – Fishing Charters – Phase 1

• Any person with symptoms consistent with COVID-19 or knowingly ill with COVID-19 may not board any Miller’s Landing vessel.
• Guests will sign their waivers online prior to arrival and check in via phone, heading directly to the vessel or meeting the deckhand outside whenever possible.
• Guests must bring their own food and drinks and keep those items separate from the crew and other passengers.
• Facial coverings are required to be worn for all passengers and crew.
• Passengers and crew will always make efforts to not share or pass fishing rods or equipment.
• Social distance of at least six feet shall be maintained between individuals not of the same household. When not possible, crewmember and patrons must maintain as much social distancing as allowed on the vessel depending on its size and configuration. Passengers and crewmembers from the same household are not required to social distance from each other.
• All passengers and crew are discouraged to use others personal property, tools, and equipment (i.e. fishing gear, cameras, binoculars, etc). Social Distancing: • Social distance of at least six feet must always be maintained between individuals wherever possible, excepting passengers/crew from the same household.
• The nature of your fishing charter or vessel transport may not always permit social distancing to occur. Examples include: baiting hooks, landing fish, any unforeseen emergency procedures, and assisting you as needed about the craft. By boarding the vessel and participating in this activity you understand and agree to the risks associated and will always attempt to prudently mitigate to the best of your ability.
• Fabric face coverings must be worn by all passengers and crew at all times. Gloves are encouraged but not required at this time.
• For vessels carrying parties not of the same household, we may only take the number of guests that can maintain social distancing requirements at this time.
• Whenever safe and permitted by the captain, vessel doors and windows may be opened to increase fresh air flow through the cabin.
• As per your confirmation and state recommendation, please make all attempts to separate yourself from other guests whenever possible, utilize food and fuel you’ve already purchased from your point of origin, and limit stops in areas between destinations.

Hygiene Protocols:
• There will be a water bucket with bleach on board to rinse your hands in before going inside the cabin and after leaving on full and half day fishing charters.
• Clients and employees are encouraged to wash their hands frequently. If possible all clients must bring hand sanitizer for personal use.
• Touch point sanitation with disinfectant is performed frequently, guests are encouraged to utilize the disinfectant provided in social areas frequently.
• For those participating in water taxi services, guests are encouraged to handle their own luggage/gear whenever possible, or bag that gear on arrival in a new/clean trash bag if it’s necessary for crew to assist.

Fish Handling:
• Fish will be handled and cleaned by the crew, rinsed with fresh water, and bagged for passengers.
• Finish processing such as vacuum sealing and freezing is not provided on site, is highly encouraged, and should be arranged ahead of time if necessary. At the time of this writing, it will be necessary to call your processor the day before your charter / morning of departure at the latest to ensure processors are ready to receive your fish. Those facilities will have their own mitigation plan.

Staffing:
• Employees must report for pre-shift screening and report any symptoms or illnesses to their captain immediately.
• No crew displaying symptoms of COVID-19 will provide services to customers – symptomatic or ill crew may not report to work and must call in asap.
• No crew may report to the work site within 72 hours of exhibiting a fever
• A crew screening log will be kept to record pre-departure screening.
• A return to work plan / plan for crew who get ill is attached below
• If a crewmember is identified as being positive for COVID-19 by testing methods, CDC cleaning and disinfecting will be performed as soon after the confirmation of a positive test as practical.

Plans for employees who get ill / return to work plan
1. If an employee living on location tests positive for COVID-19 and is directed to self quarantine by a medical professional, the following policy will be in place:
i. For employees camping for the summer, you may quarantine to your camp site. If you do not have camp cooking equipment, we will attempt to provide these necessities for you. If a couple is sharing living space and one person tests positive and the other does not, we will provide a place for you to sleep and stay outside of your shared living area. The COVID-19 positive person would remain in the previously inhabited space and disinfect/clean it thoroughly during their quarantine. Those staying in their own camper unit will quarantine to this area. The bath and shower facility is public and centralized, but in the case that you will need to quarantine we will provide access to a separate toilet facility. There is wifi generally available in the area, you will be required to check in via phone daily to management and strictly adhere to the instructions provided by your medical professional.
ii. For those planning to utilize the camp kitchen to store food or clean dishes while camping or staying in wall tents, we will establish a schedule for symptomatic employees to utilize these spaces alone, so that these community areas are utilized carefully and singularly and allowing for exclusion from other crew. Those spaces must be cleaned to CDC protocols afterward.
iii. Shower and laundry facilities will need to be accessed during scheduled/exclusive access non-peak hours and thoroughly disinfected following each visit.
iv. We will provide all the help we can through those who are not symptomatic or ill to assist with area shopping needs for food and sundries.
v. Return to work terms will be dictated exclusively by a medical professional, and no employee may return to work without a letter from their physician.
a. Miller’s Landing does carry Workers Compensation Insurance, it is not guaranteed they will cover COVID related hospital visits.
b. We have limited access to PPE: Access to hand sanitizer, masks, rubbing alcohol and specific disinfectants is limited. We will stock these items as we can receive them, they have been ordered.