Camping Rules


General Onsite Camping Info & Rules

  • All camping attendees must be 18 years of age or older and have valid ID or else be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Sorry, no exceptions.
  • Each camping attendee must have their own valid festival pass for entrance.
  • All on-site camping opens Thursday at 9:00a and closes on Monday at 10:00a each weekend. Early arrival is highly recommended.
  • CHECK IN TIMES: Cars driving in to check in for Car Camping, Tent Camping and Lake Eldorado can check in Thu from 9:00a-2:00a and Fri-Sun from 9:00a-8:00p.*time subject to change
  • Check-in for pedestrians is 24-hours.
  • Please be advised all car/tent camping lots will be on lock down between the hours of 10pm – 2am nightly.  If you need to leave prior to 2am on Sunday, you need to do so before 10pm.
  • Once a vehicle vacates their spot, they are relinquishing their right to the camp site and any items remaining in the camp site will be considered trash and permanently disposed of.
  • All camping attendees are subject to search upon entry.
  • No camping is allowed between weekends.
  • All general Car Camping and Tent Camping attendees can visit each others’ campsites.
  • There will be on-site security at all times.
  • First aid stations will be open 24-hours.
  • Feel free to bring your own food and beverages into on-site camping.
  • Please refer to Camping FAQs for additional Camping questions.
  • Venue/promoter are not responsible for any materials misplaced, lost or stolen. It is recommended that you do not bring valuable items. If you do bring valuable items, please lock them in your car. Do not leave valuable items in your tent.
  • All campers are expected to behave in a manner that is courteous to other campers.
  • Noise curfew is at 1:30a.

The No No’s

Please note: surrendered items are considered forfeited on entry.  No items will be returned, regardless of what any staff member or guard tells you.

  • No wrapped or sponsored vehicles. Your vehicle will be turned away at the toll booth if it has ads, marketing, sponsors or company logos on it. This does not apply to the logos from rental car companies.
  • No branded or logo’d pop-up canopies or tents are allowed.
  • No glass containers of any kind.  Remember, no beer bottles
  • No weapons, knives (including cooking and steak knives)
  • No drugs or drug paraphernalia, No marijuana or marijuana products
  • No glass solar panels
  • No extra car batteries
  • No animals allowed in the campground. (See our ADA page for more information.)
  • No open flames. (GPS, we are not talking about you.)
  • No candles
  • No tiki torches, fireworks or any types of explosives or ammunition.
  • No squirt guns/water toys
  • No tanks of compressed air, helium, nitrous (haha), etc.
  • No party balloons.
  • No slip-n-slides.
  • No metal tent stakes.
  • No Scissors
  • No drones, remote control aircraft or toy cars.
  • No hoverboards, motorized scooters, electric bikes
  • No full length or vanity mirrors
  • No sports equipment (golf clubs, bats, hockey sticks, things of that nature).
  • No sledgehammers
  • No work out equipment (kettle balls, dumbbells, barbells, stuff like that)
  • No amplified sound
  • No large speakers
    If you’re unclear about an answer, just assume the answer is no.


  • Lake Eldorado campers can visit all other general campsites, however, the Lake Eldorado campsite is restricted for Lake Eldorado patrons only.
  • Each Lake Eldorado order will come with one parking pass in the adjacent parking lot with daily in/out privileges all day Thu plus Fri-Sun excluding lock down hours of 10pm-2am.
  • If you have other guests arriving at a later time, it is recommended that you purchase a Companion Parking pass in addition to your order. Camping Companion Parking is the only on-site overnight parking option available for additional guests. There are no car ins/outs from that lot.
  • Tee pees and tents are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Arrive early to ensure your favorite location at Lake Eldorado.
  • Damage to tee pees or tents will be billed directly to your credit card.
  • No swimming in Lake Eldorado.
  • No animals will be allowed at Lake Eldorado. See our ADA page for more information.
  • No pop-up tents or canopies will be allowed.
  • No campfires, tiki torches, fireworks or any types of explosives will be allowed.
  • No smoking inside the tents or tee pees.
  • Lake Eldorado campers must abide by all listed general camping rules on this page.

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