Camping Rules

Photo by Kenneth A. Walters

CAMPGROUND CHECK IN IS AT NOON ON THURSDAY, 9/14/17 – YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ACCESS OR CHECKIN TO THE CAMPGROUND BEFORE NOON ON 9/14/17.

CHECK OUT IS BY NOON ON MONDAY, 9/18/17.

  1. Above all, please be respectful of your fellow campers.  We are all here to have fun.
  2. Be aware that acoustic music is played around the clock in the campground, sometimes into the wee hours of the morning.  Please join in the fun and enjoy the jamming.
  3. Drumming and amplified music including radios, CD players, etc. either in vehicles or outdoors that can be heard by any other camper are not allowed in the campground to facilitate a live music jamming culture.
  4. On arrival you will receive a camping wristband and a vehicle pass (for the Main Campground and RV lot, or if you purchased one for Group South or Group North).  All vehicles in the campground must display a vehicle pass and all campers must wear their camping wristband at all times. All non-campers must park outside of the campgrounds in the designated parking lot near the entrance station.
  5. All people age 15 and over who enter the campground must have a 3-day festival & camping pass.
  6. GLASS CONTAINERS ARE PROHIBITED IN THE CAMPGROUNDS.
  1. In the case of windy and/or dry conditions, a “No Fire” restriction will be imposed and remain in effect until it is deemed safe to allow campfires.  All campfires are restricted to existing designated fire pits and shall be no larger than two (2) feet in height.  CAMPFIRES MUST BE ATTENDED TO BY AN ADULT AT ALL TIMES and must be extinguished prior to retiring for the night and/or by midnight.  Campfires must be fully extinguished prior to vacating the campsite.
  2. If there are not fire restrictions, firewood will be available for purchase from the campground host.  Please use existing fire rings for fires, do not make new fire rings. You may bring your own wood. Wood cutting in the park is prohibited.
  3. Non-service pets are not allowed in the amphitheater therefore in the best interest of your pet, we recommend you leave your pets at home.  If you must bring your pet, they are allowed in the campground, but MUST BE ON A LEASH AT ALL TIMES.  Leaving pets unattended in the campground is prohibited.  YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR CLEANING UP YOUR PET’S WASTE.  Please respect the environment and your fellow camper by cleaning up after your pet; failure to do so may result in your removal from the campground.
  4. Disorderly conduct, visible drug use, public drunkenness or underage drinking WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.  Anyone appearing intoxicated or displaying disruptive behavior will be asked to leave the campground.
  5. No fireworks of any kind are permitted at Ft. Tuthill County Park, including in the campground.   This restriction includes sparklers and flaming batons.
  1. Campers must keep all camping equipment within their designated campsite.  Campers must keep campsites clean and orderly and no trash may be deposited in fire pits.
  2. Generators are allowed in the RV Park from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Generators are allowed in the Main Campground from 9:00 am – 11:00 am and 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm.
  3. Please observe all vehicle speed limits to avoid raising dust in the campground.
  4. Each campground will have porta-potties, trash receptacles and recycle containers.  Please help us leave the campground as clean as or cleaner than it was when you arrived.

Pickin’ in the Pines Campground Fire Restrictions

Coconino County Parks & Recreation has fire restrictions on the festival campgrounds.

Main Campground:
• Fires allowed in existing fire rings only
• Do not make new fire rings

RV Park Campground:
• Above ground/contained fires only

South Group Campground:
• The 4 existing group fire rings are the only fires that will be allowed in Group South
• No additional fire rings are to be built
• Any additional fires will be extinguished and the rings dismantled by campground staff

North Group Campground:
• NO FIRES or charcoal grills allowed
• Propane stoves and heaters will be allowed
• Please join your neighbors in the Group South campground and enjoy one of the 4 group fire rings in that area

West Campground:
• NO FIRES or charcoal grills allowed
• Propane stoves and heaters will be allowed
• Please join your neighbors in the Group South campground and enjoy one of the 4 group fire rings in that area

Failure to follow all rules as set forth by Coconino County Parks and Recreation  may result in eviction from the park.  Some of these rules are set by Coconino County and some are related to Pickin’ in the Pines and may not be applicable at this campground other times of the year.

If you have questions about camping at Pickin’ in the Pines, please email us.