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Camping Rules / Tips for all Ladder to the Moon campers
- Rule 1: Be kind, patient and respectful of your neighbors and fellow festival attendees.
- Propane stoves and grills are allowed. No open fires/campfires
- There are portable toilets and hand washing stations at each camping area.
- NO dogs/pets.
- NO weapons
- Quiet hours are from Midnight – 7:00 am
- Quiet generators may be used but turned off for quiet hours.
- BRING FOOD: Food vendors are near the concert lawn but should augment your experience, not to be relied upon entirely.
- BRING WARM CLOTHES: Temperatures in New Mexico can vary wildly, especially in September. Expect warm sunny days to quickly turn crisp and chilly shortly after sunset.
Car Camping Area
Campsites are first come, first served. CHECK IN STARTS AT 10:00 AM
If you plan to camp with friends and set up near each other you should arrive together.
Up to two cars are allowed on each site with two tents and a maximum of 4 adults. Everything must fit within the designated 30 x 30 campsite area.
Camp hosts will be present for the duration of the event and can answer questions and provide guidance. Please keep the aisle/driveways open for all vehicle movement.
Tent Camping Area
Due to a recent rain washout in the original tent camping area (The Hollow), the tent camping has been moved to the main field immediately adjacent to car camping (map attached) This area is open festival style camping. Individual spots should be no larger than 24 x 24.
Tent camping parking is in the first two rows of parking adjacent to the camping area. Cars are NOT ALLOWED to drive or be parked in the tent camping area. All gear/supplies must be carried to the camping site from the designated tent camping car parking area.
Campsites are first come, first served. If you want to camp with friends you should arrive with them. Camp hosts will be present for the duration of the event and can answer questions and provide guidance.
Offsite Satellite Camping
Satellite camping is located 1.4 miles North of the Ghost Ranch entrance.
Check-in for Satellite Camping is at the campground where you will also receive your festival wristbands from the camp staff.
It is REQUIRED that you check in to camping before heading to the main festival area.
Campsites are first come, first served. If you want to camp with friends you should arrive with them. Camp hosts will be present for the duration of the event and can answer questions and provide guidance. Please avoid parking on tall grass for concern of fire danger. Campers, RV’s & large vehicles are welcome. Vehicles may be parked at the camp sites. The camp sites are not designated but limits are present with signs. Guests are welcome to walk to the lake, but not take vehicles down that road. A free shuttle to the festival will operate all three days of the event.
Freshies will be serving coffee, smoothies and pastries at Satellite Camping area on Saturday and Sunday morning from 7am to 11am.
Restrooms & Showers
Portable toilets & hand washing stations are available in all camping areas. Showers are available for all campers near the event grounds onsite. Showers are open Friday 3 – 7 PM, Saturday 7 – 11 AM & 3 – 7 PM, and Sunday 7 AM – 1 PM, 3:00-7:00
A free shuttle will operate on 30-minute intervals. Shuttles will start at 1:00 PM on Friday and 8:00 AM on Saturday & Sunday, and run until concert end. The shuttle will run between the satellite camping area and the festival grounds at Ghost Ranch. The ride is approximately 12 minutes.
Ice & Potable Water
Ice is available in the vending area for $5 dollars. Please bring enough water for your campsite. Ghost Ranch has some water filling stations and there will be refillable water stations on the concert grounds during show hours. Bring a reusable water bottle to help reduce waste.
Please pack out your garbage. There will be some garbage bins available, but this is a remote location with challenging trash disposal. Please help us by packing out your own garbage.
We will have waste reduction efforts in place in the food vending and concert area. This consists of monitored sorting stations with compost and recycle bins. Attendants will be present to ensure that sorting is easy and efficient. All drink and food vendors will be using compostable plates, bowls and cups to help minimize concert waste.