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River Ridge, State and County
Documents and Forms

River Ridge, State and County documentation and applications to view, download and print.

Latest Board Meeting Minutes

Read the minutes from the November 13, 2021 Board meeting.

River Ridge Maps

Map of all lots and common property in River Ridge showing lot number and 911 address.

View the map of River Ridge in it's entirety or individual maps of each village.

Satellite view of River Ridge with common areas marked on map. This is a great aid for those new to the community! Find offices, boat slips, fishing and recreation areas, bath houses and more.

Driving Directions

Get step by step driving directions from your location to River Ridge.

Enter the starting point of your trip (your location).

Get Driving Directions

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Golf Course

River Ridge Golf Course

Golf Course information and course layout.

River Ridge Chapel

The River Ridge Chapel is a non-denominational church where everyone is welcome. Dress is casual.

Classified Ads

Use the FREE Classifieds to advertise items you have for sale, items you are looking for, services for hire, etc. You do not need to be registered to use the classifieds.

Last Post:
Mobile Home lot for sale
3 days ago

Photo Album

Photos of people and event here at River Ridge.

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Send a message, comment or suggestion to the webmaster. Please use this contact form instead of regular email.

Phone Numbers

A list of phone numbers for River Ridge offices and some local vendors you may find useful especially if you are new to the area.

Board of Directors

Contact information for your board members.

Talk to Your Board Members

This is the official River Ridge forum allowing property owners to communicate with the Board. Here you can ask questions, offer suggestions and discuss River Ridge issues. The forum is run and moderated by the River Ridge Board of Directors.

There is even a Chat Box for real time communication.
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Calendar & Holidays
For The Entire Year

Twelve-Month Calendar with Holidays

Click on calendar to view the twelve-month calendar with holidays for 2022.

Use the year buttons on the calendar page to view prior and upcoming years from 2007 to 2037.

River Ridge Bass Tournaments

Schedule, rules, map, results, photos, contact information and more.
Golf Cart Permits
Minors must have a permit to operate a golf cart in River Ridge. Learn more...

Golf Cart Certificate Program

Minors 14 years of age and older may operate a golf cart in River Ridge provided they have satisfactorily completed the Golf Cart Certificate Program. This program is offered FREE of charge.

River Ridge Propane Filling Station

Get your propane tanks filled right here at River Ridge. Pay for your propane at the Security Office and they will dispatch someone to fill your tank(s). Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

Tank Size Price
20 Pound $13.00
30 Pound $20.00
40 Pound $25.00
100 Pound $56.00

Find Your 911 Address

In the event of an emergency, the 911 dispatcher will require your 911 address.

Your lot number is NOT the same as your 911 address.

If you are unsure of your address, please check it here. Simply enter your lot number to find your 911 address. You should write down this address and keep it next to the phone.

Mecklenburg County Website

Find out about your county and what it has to offer. This site also contains a lot of useful information for those getting ready to start construction.

Before building in River Ridge you must obtain a Mecklenburg County building permit as well as a River Ridge building permit.

This site will assist you with contacts and necessary paperwork.
  • Useful phone numbers and addresses
  • Information on building within the county
  • Downloadable forms, applications & instructions
Browse their website for other features like maps, events, attractions and more.
River Ridge
Property For Sale

Multiple Listing Service

River Ridge Property For Sale

MLS provided by Roanoke Valley Lake Gaston Board of Realtors. Please use their email for any questions you may have regarding property sales on their website.

Be sure to visit the Classifieds on the Grapevine Now website for properties for sale by owner or to request a property specific to your needs.

All About River Ridge
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River Ridge is a gated recreational community located on the banks of Lake Gaston. We are comprised of approximately 1500 privately owned lots and governed by an elected Board of Directors consisting of 7 members. All lots are subject to annual HOA dues. Members in good standing can enjoy the many amenities offered.

911 Signs
Address Signs
Annual Fees
Association Office
Basketball Court
Bath Houses
Blue Rules
Boat Decals
Boat Docks
Boat Landing
Boat Slips
Camping Lots
Campsites (Rentals)
Contact Numbers
Dump Stations
Electric Service
FedEx Delivery
Fishing Pier
Golf Cart Permits
Golf Carts
Golf Course
HOA Dues
House Signs
Household Trash
Jet Skis
Kountry Kitchen
Laundry Facilities
Leaves & Yard Debris
Lost & Found
Mobile Home Lots
Notary Public
Package Delivery
Phone Numbers
Pro Shop
Property Sales
Real Estate
Recreation Center
Rest Rooms
Security Office
Sewer Service
Snack Shack
Storage Area
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
UPS Delivery
USPS Delivery
Washers & Dryers
Water Service
Yard Debris Disposal
This page was designed to provide answers to any questions you may have regarding River Ridge. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please click here and let me know. I will be happy to add the information.
Amenities River Ridge offers several amenities to its property owners and their guests.
  • 9 Hole Golf Course
  • Pro Shop
  • Swimming Pool
  • Recreation Center
  • Tennis Courts
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Campsite Rentals
  • Basketball Court
  • Playground
  • Chapel
  • Club House
  • Kountry Kitchen
  • Boat Landing
  • Fishing Pier
  • Boat Slips
  • Propane Station
  • Bath Houses
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Vehicle Storage
  • 24 Hour Security
Association Office River Ridge Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 40
Bracey, VA 23919
(434) 636-2989

The River Ridge Association Office is open Tuesday - Saturday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. You can pay your dues and utilities here. There is a mail slot for your convenience after hours. Please call (434) 636-2989 during business hours.
Security Office (434) 636-5536

The security office is open 7 days a week from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The phone is transferred to the on call dispatcher at closing time. You may call (434) 636-5536 24 hours. Please keep in mind that the after hours dispatcher is only handling emergency calls.

Please contact the office during business hours to add people to the guest list, make reservations, check on package status, etc.
Golf Course Pro Shop: (434) 636-3351

River Ridge Golf & Camping Club offers a 9-hole course open all year to its members, guests and the public. Rates vary. Please contact the Pro Shop for rates and hours.

Click here to visit the Golf Course page.
Chapel The River Ridge Chapel is a non-denominational church where everyone is welcome. Dress is casual.

Sunday Service - 9:00 AM
Children's Church - Sunday - 9:00 AM
Bible Study - Wednesday - 7:00 PM

Click here to visit the Chapel page.
Kountry Kitchen The Kountry Kitchen can be rented for those larger gatherings when you find yourself with more guests than room. The Kountry Kitchen is a fully stocked kitchen with plenty of tables and chairs to accomodate a large crowd. There is a large deck in the back overlooking the playground. Great for relaxing after dinner or just keeping an eye on the kids.

The rental fee is $50.00 per day plus a refundable cleaning deposit of $50.00.
Clubhouse The clubhouse can be rented by property owners for private events. There is a charge of $75.00 per day with a $50.00 refundable cleaning deposit.

Please contact the Association Office at (434) 636-2989 during business hours to reserve the Clubhouse or for more information.
Blue Rules Like all other home owners associations, River Ridge has a set of rules that we expect to be followed by all property owners and their guests. You should have received a copy of these rules when you purchased your property.

If you need a copy of the Blue Rules you can pick one up at the Association Office during business hours or you may get it from this website. Click here for the latest copy of the River Ridge Blue Rules.
HOA Dues All lots in River Ridge are subject to Homeowners Association (HOA) dues. Dues are required to be paid in full by May 31st.

Annual Dues
Dues $250.00
User Fee #2 $400.00
Water User Fee ** $60.00
Lots without water service
Lots with water service

** The $60.00 user fee is only applied to lots with water service.
Utilities Water - supplied by River Ridge
  • All lots with water service pay their water bill directly to River Ridge.
Electric - supplied by River Ridge -or- Mecklenburg Electric Coop.
  • All mobile home lots with electric service pay their electric bill directly to Mecklenburg Electrical Coop.
  • All camping lots with electric service pay their electric bill directly to River Ridge.
All water bills and camping lot electric bills can be paid at the Association Office. There is a mail slot for your convenience after hours.

For billing questions or connection, please contact the Association Office at (434) 636-2989 during office hours.

EMERGENCIES: If you have an electric or water issue or interruption of service to your location, please contact the Maintenance Office at (434) 636-5492 or the Security Office at (434) 636-5536 (24 hours).

Other services such as phone, internet, propane delivery, cable/satellite TV, etc. are provided through outside vendors. Click here for a list of River Ridge phone numbers and a list of outside vendors and numbers.
Mobile Home & Camping Lots There are two types of privately owned lots in River Ridge, mobile home and camping.

Mobile Home Lots Camping Lots
Water Sewer Elec Amp Water Sewer Elec Amp
Yes Yes Yes 200 Yes Yes 50

    Not all camping lots have sewer service.

Sewer Service
To get sewer service to your camping lot you will need to fill out the Application For Sewer and submit it to the Association Office along with a $750.00 connection fee.

Please read the River Ridge Sanitary Sewer Policy and make sure you understand it completely. The policy describes what charges you can expect to pay.

Campers & Mobile Homes
Under no circumstances will a camper older than twelve (12) years or a mobile home older than six (6) years old be allowed to be set up on a permanent (blocked) foundation.

Please see Section 2 - Architectural of the Blue Rules for camper and mobile home specifications, requirements, permits, etc.
Campsites (Rentals) There are 10 campsites available for use by property owners and their guests. The camp sites are reserved and rented through the Security office. You can call the office at (434) 636-5536, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, 7 days a week, to make reservations.

The campsites are $35.00 a night and include electric (50 amps) and water. You must pay for the site at the time the reservation is made. Site fee is non-refundable if you cancel.

Please keep in mind that the camp sites are usually booked well in advance for holiday weekends so make your reservations early.
Bath Houses There are shower and toilet facilities at each of the bath houses. Only the Leisure Village bath house has laundry facilities.

There is a bath house located in each of the camping villages.
  • Adventure Village
  • Buffalo Village
  • Deerchase Village
  • Groundhog Village
  • Hare Village
  • Indian Village
  • Kangaroo Village
  • Leisure Village - Laundry Facilities
  • Moose Village
All bath houses are open year-round. Each bath house has a dump station for emptying waste tanks.
Golf Carts Gas and electric golf carts are permitted in River Ridge.

Golf carts must have lot number displayed on both sides of cart in contrasting letters at least 3 inches tall.

Minors under 14 years of age must have an adult seated next to them while operating a golf cart in River Ridge. Minors at least 14 may operate a golf cart on their own once they have completed the golf cart safety program and have obtained their Golf Cart Permit.

ATVs and Go-Carts are NOT allowed in River Ridge at any time.
Golf Cart Permits Minors at least 14 years of age are allowed to operate a golf cart in River Ridge without an adult provided they have satisfactorily completed the Golf Cart Certificate Program. This program is offered FREE of charge and takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Click here for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Household Trash The green dumpsters located just outside the main gate are for disposal of household refuse only. Brush, stumps, wires, tires, bedding, furniture, appliances, carpet, building materials, metal, or liquids are NOT allowed.

If you need to dispose of yard debris, appliances, furniture, or other items not allowed in the dumpster, click here for a list of River Ridge and remote dump sites.
Leaf & Yard Debris Disposal Leaves and yard debris can be disposed of at the River Ridge Brush Pile. The brush pile entrance (cow pasture gate) is located off of Golf Road approximately 0.6 miles outside the gate on your left. Leaves, twigs and branches up to 3 inches in diameter are allowed.

Please do not leave your leaf bags at the brush pile. Empty the bags and either reuse the bags or dispose of them at the dumpsters.

Get the gate key from the Security Office. Please go to the end of the driveway to dump yard debris. Be sure to lock the gate on your way out and return the key to the Security Office.

The burning of leaves, brush and trash is strictly prohibited in River Ridge at any time.
Pets Your furry little friends are welcome at River Ridge however we expect you to be responsible for them. Pets are to be kept on a leash at all times when they are not on your property. It is your responsibility to clean up after your pets. Please take plastic bags with you when walking your pets.

There are pet relief stations next to the Association Office and at the entrance to the Groundhog boat docks. These areas have dispensers with plastic bags and disposal receptacles.
Watercraft All motorized watercraft must have a valid River Ridge decal displayed on the port (left) side so that it is visible from the Security Office window when entering the back gate.

Decals may be purchased at the Security and Association offices during business hours. You must have your boat registration to purchase a decal. Decals go on sale starting January 1st and are valid for one year from January 1st to December 31st. The decal price is $10.00 per decal and after March 31st the price increases to $20.00.
Boat Landing A boat landing with 2 ramps is located at the main boat dock in Deerchase Village. The landing is available to all property owners and registered guests.

Swimming, diving and fishing are NOT allowed from the boat docks or landing dock.
Boat Slips Boat slips are available in Deerchase, Groundhog and Leisure villages. Slip rental is $300.00 per year. Please contact the Association office at (434) 636-2989 during business hours for availability.

Swimming, diving and fishing are NOT allowed from the boat docks (slips).
911 Signs All lots are required to have a 911 sign. This sign should display your 911 address and lot number in letters at least 3 inches in height and must be visible from the road.

In the event of an emergency, the Mecklenbug 911 dispatcher will require your physical (911) address, not your lot number. Your 911 address and your lot number are NOT the same.

If you do not know your 911 address, click here to use the address finder. Just enter your lot number and village and you will be given your physical (911) address.
Campfires Campfires must be contained and must never be left unattended.

No fires until after 4:00 PM, February 15th through April 30th (state law).

The burning of leaves, brush and trash is strictly prohibited in River Ridge at any time.
Pavilion The pavilion at the Deerchase boat docks offers a beautiful view of the lake. This is a great place for an afternoon picnic or just to sit, relax and enjoy the lake in the shade. The pavilion is available on a first come first serve basis. You cannot reserve the pavilion. Swimming Pool River Ridge has a large pool with a diving board plus a smaller wading pool for the little tykes. There is a pool attendant on duty at all times. If you get hungry you can visit the Snack Shack (located in the Recreation Center) upstairs and enjoy a treat or a cool drink. Please read the pool rules and abide by them.
No Lifeguard On Duty
Laundry Facilities There are pay washers and dryers located at the pool that are avaiable during pool hours. There are also washers and dryers located at the Leisure Village bath house in both the men and ladies sides. These are accessible 24 hours a day, all year round.

The price is $1.50 per washer load and $1.50 per dryer load.
Storage Area There is a storage area available to property owners for a monthly fee of $25.00. This is the perfect place to keep all those toys that won't fit on your lot such as extra campers, boat trailers, etc. Please contact the Security Office at (434) 636-5536 for more information. Recreation Center The Recreation Center is located upstairs at the pool. Play one of the many video games available. There are also two billiard tables and an air hockey table.

The Snack Shack is located inside the Recreation Center and is open during pool hours. They also sell various pool related items like suntan lotion, water wings, and BC Powder for mom and dad.
Guests Please register all guests at the Security Office prior to their arrival. You may call (434) 636-5536 during business hours to put your guests on the list. You are accountable for your guests while they are visiting River Ridge. A.T.M. There is an A.T.M. located at the Pro Shop and is available during business hours. Fishing at River Ridge There is a fishing pier on the lake located at the Groundhog boat docks. State fishing laws apply.

Fishing is also allowed at the pond located next to the pool, catch and release except for catfish. This is private property so a fishing license is not required.

Fishing is NOT allowed from any of the boat slips/docks or the boat landing.
Propane Filling Station You can get your propane tanks refilled right here at River Ridge. We will fill tanks up to 100 lbs. size. Pay for your propane at the Security office and someone will be dispatched to pump your propane.

Click here for current propane prices.
Package Delivery If you are having a package sent to you at River Ridge via FedEx, UPS or USPS (United States Postal Service), use your River Ridge physical address (911 address). DO NOT use the River Ridge office address. If you do not know your 911 address, click here to use the address finder. Just enter your lot number and village and you will be given your physical (911) address.

All UPS and FedEx packages are delivered to the Security Office. They will not deliver to your door.

The Security Office has limited room, especially during the Christmas holiday so, if you are expecting a delivery, please check your tracking and pick up your package the day it is delivered.

The office will attempt to conact you to let you know you have a package. If the package requires refrigeration it will be placed into the refrigerator if possible (limited size).

River Ridge Association employees can not sign for mail or accept packages being delivered via the Post Office. Any USPS deliveries too large for your mailbox must be picked up at the Bracey Post Office (434) 636-2941.
Tennis & Basketball Courts There is a tennis court and basket ball court located next to the pool. Lost & Found If you have lost something, please check with the Security Office. We currently have several sets of keys looking for their owners. Notary Public There is a notary public at the Association Office available to property owners during regular business hours. There is no fee for this service. You will be required to show a valid photo ID. Property Sales There is property for sale in River Ridge through realtors and also for sale by private owners. You will not be able to just drive in and look at property. River Ridge is a gated community and you must be signed in as a guest of a property owner or brought in by a realtor.

There are two places on the website to look for property.
  • The first is the MLS located at the bottom of the yellow menu column to your left. These are properties listed through local realtors. Please contact the realtor to schedule an appointment to view the property.

  • The second is the Classifieds (tab at the top of the webpage). These are properties sold by owners. Please contact the property owner and schedule a time for them to bring you in.
If you are looking for something specific, you can post an ISO (in search of) ad on the Classifieds. This is a FREE service.
Phone Numbers Click here for a complete list of River Ridge phone numbers plus some local vendors (phone & internet, cable, propane, etc.).

Police, Fire and Medical Emergencies 911 Cell Phone Users:  (434) 738-6191
If you call 911 from your cell phone you may get connected to the Warren County, NC dispatcher. The number above is the direct number to the Mecklenburg County, VA 911 dispatcher.
Association Office (434) 636-2989 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday - Thursday
Friday - Saturday
Fax (434) 636-2310   25¢ per page for personal faxes
Chapel (434) 636-3152    
Golf Course (434) 636-3351 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  
Maintenance Shop (434) 636-5492    
Security Office (434) 636-5536
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