2022 Festival Camping

Everyone age 15 and over entering the festival campgrounds must purchase a combined “Camping/3-day Festival” wristband. This ticket will get you access to the festival for all 3 days and to the campground from Thursday Sept. 15 at noon (check-in) to Monday Sept. 19 at 11:00 AM (check-out).

Kids 14 and under are free – must be accompanied by a paid, ticketed parent or guardian. Please see our Accommodations page for additional lodging options.

We offer 5 camping options at Pickin’ in the Pines

  1. Main Campground – SOLD OUT
  2. RV Campground – SOLD OUT
  3. South Group Campground – SOLD OUT
  4. North Group Campground (please review updated vehicle pass policy)
  5. West Campground – SOLD OUT

See all 5 options below. Purchase camping passes through our tickets page.

SEE ALL CAMPING OPTIONS

Campground Information

Vehicle passes are sold for the South & North Group Campgrounds only.

You must purchase a VEHICLE pass for ANY vehicle used for sleeping or for storage near your tent in the Group South and Group North Campgrounds.

A “VEHICLE” is defined as anything requiring a license plate, e.g., a car, truck camper, trailer, or van.

Maximum VEHICLE Size Allowed is 22’ – Cars, truck campers, trailers and vans must be 22’ or less in length including the trailer hitch and all racks.

TOW VEHICLES ARE NO LONGER ALLOWED TO BE PARKED IN THE GROUP SOUTH OR GROUP NORTH CAMPGROUNDS:

There is LIMITED space for camping in the group campgrounds. In order to maximize the space for actual camping, all TOW vehicles must be parked in the free parking lot adjacent to the campgrounds. Vehicle passes will not be sold for TOW vehicles.

If you MUST have your TOW vehicle with you, you should reserve a campsite in either the Main Campground, RV Campground or West Campground. The purchase of a campsite in these campgrounds includes the appropriate vehicle pass(es).

If you are tent camping and need your vehicle for storage, you must purchase a vehicle pass.

If you do not need a licensed vehicle in your camp area for sleeping or storage you do not need a vehicle pass. Upon arrival and after you check in you are welcome to temporarily drive into the campground to unload your gear and/or trailer. When you are done unloading you must park your vehicle in the adjacent parking lot.

Free parking is available in the parking areas outside the campgrounds. If you do not have a vehicle pass (for North & South Group Campgrounds), you will have 1 hour to unload your camping gear and move your vehicle to the free parking area.

Kids 14 and under are free – must be accompanied by a paid, ticketed parent or guardian.

Campgrounds will open at 12:00 pm / noon on Thursday, Sept. 15 and will close at 11:00 am on Monday, Sept. 19, 2021.

Individual sites may be reserved in the Main Campground, RV Campground and West Campground at Ft. Tuthill.

North and South Group Campgrounds are sold per person, not per site and are first come first served. We recommend that you arrive early to claim your desired location within these two Group Campgrounds.

Please bring your emailed confirmation receipt in order to check in at the campgrounds when you arrive. 

Pick up your festival/camping wristband and vehicle pass (if applicable) at the Pepsi Amphitheater box office during box office hours. 

Check out by 11:00 am, Monday, September 19, 2022.

Please leave your area exactly as you found it, pick up all trash including micro trash.

You will pick up your festival/camping wristband and vehicle pass (if applicable) at the Pepsi Amphitheater box office.

Please bring your Photo ID and email confirmation for verification when you arrive at the box office.

Campgrounds are located in Ft. Tuthill County Park. All camping areas are a moderate, 1/8- to 1/4-mile walk from the amphitheater. There will be a free shuttle service between the campground and the amphitheater running in a continuous loop from the campground and parking lots to the amphitheater. The shuttle stops are at the campground, main parking lot and amphitheater during main stage festival hours. Shuttle times will be posted at the entrance to the amphitheater and campground. The campgrounds connect to the Flagstaff Urban Trail System (FUTS), where you can hike or bike for miles.

Thank you for following our dog policy last year. The same dog policy will apply in 2022: Read our dog policy for the campground HERE.

(Only trained service dogs are allowed in Pepsi Amphitheater.)

Main Campground hours are 9–11 am and 4–6 pm.
RV Campground hours are 7:30 am–12 pm and 4–8 pm.

Please be considerate of your fellow campers and adhere to the generator hours.

For those choosing to stay in the Main Campground and arriving earlier than Thursday or staying past Monday morning, we advise you to reserve your site, then make a separate reservation with Vista Recreation. Otherwise you could be asked to move. Make reservations online for the Campground at Fort Tuthill County Park. For questions, cancellations, and changes, please call 928.286.7060.

Alternative camping near Flagstaff includes: 

Black Bart’s RV Park: At the Butler Street. exit across from Little America is Black Bart’s RV park. Located at 2760 E. Butler Ave., 6.5 miles from Ft. Tuthill County Park. Call (928) 774-1912.

Flagstaff  KOA: Located 10.6 miles northeast of Ft. Tuthill, north of the Country Club exit of I-40 on 89A to Page, 5803 N US Hwy 89, Flagstaff, AZ 86004. Call  (800) 562-3524.

Woody Mountain Campground: Located 5.5 miles northwest of Ft. Tuthill at 2727 Historic Rte 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86001. Call (928) 774-7727.

National Forest Camping: South of Fort Tuthill past the Kachina Village/Mountainaire exit are three exits at 6, 8.5, and 10.5 miles south on I-17.  Kelly Canyon, Newman Park, and Willard Springs (AKA blowout tank).  All three have free forest camping but no facilities.  We recommend looking for campsites on the west side of I-17.

Refund Policy: All festival tickets are non-refundable. Please contact RPM Ticketing at: to transfer your tickets to someone else: info@rpmtix.com or call 480.656.9940.

Volunteers: Volunteer camping is available in the South Group campground only and does not include a vehicle pass. If you wish to volunteer and camp in the Main, West, or the RV Campground you will need to purchase your 3-Day Festival/Camping pass online. Once you have completed your volunteer shifts you will receive a refund for the 3-day festival pass portion of your purchase. You must notify the Volunteer director if you have already purchased camping when you apply to volunteer.  

Campground Showers: Showers are free. Find out more details at the campground check-in during the festival. For additional Flagstaff shower locations see Flagstaff shower options. Please call these locations before you go to confirm they are still offering showers.

Bees: Bees are active in the campground during the time of the festival.  If you are allergic please bring the appropriate medications to treat bee stings.

Pickin’ in the Pines Campground Fire Rules

Coconino County Parks & Recreation has placed fire restrictions on the festival campgrounds. Please be aware that last minute additional fire restrictions may be implemented and enforced.

Main Campground:
• Fires allowed in existing fire rings only
• Do not make new ground fire rings
• You will be asked to vacate the campground if you are found to have an illegal fire – no refunds.

RV Park Campground:
• Above ground/contained fires only
• You will be asked to vacate the campground if you are found to have an illegal fire – no refunds.

South Group Campground:
• The 4 existing group ground fire rings are the only fires that will be allowed in Group South
• No additional ground fire rings are to be built
• Any additional ground fires will be extinguished and the rings dismantled by campground staff
• Above ground/contained fires are OK (such as bringing your own raised contained fire pits). Please LEAVE NO TRACE – your area should be exactly as you found it. Haul out ashes and do not make new rock piles.
• You will be asked to vacate the campground if you are found to have an illegal fire – no refunds.

North Group Campground:
• NO GROUND FIRES or charcoal grills allowed
• Propane stoves and heaters will be allowed: Propane fire pits must be the elevated style with legs. Campers will be asked to rake away pine needles from underneath their fire pits and heaters before use. Rakes will be provided.
• Please join your neighbors in the Group South campground and enjoy one of the 4 group fire rings in that area
• You will be asked to vacate the campground if you are found to have an illegal fire – no refunds.

West Campground:
• NO FIRES or charcoal grills allowed
• Propane stoves and heaters will be allowed. Propane fire pits must be the elevated style with legs.
• Please join your neighbors in the Group South campground and enjoy one of the 4 group fire rings in that area
• You will be asked to vacate the campground if you are found to have an illegal fire – no refunds.

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.

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, pack it in and pack it out. Do not leave your unused wood in the campground. Campers will only be allowed to bring two personal size firewood bundles into the campground. Wood cutting in the park is prohibited.

Please be respectful of these rules and to our volunteer staff. Campers that do not comply with the fire restrictions will be asked to leave without a refund.

For all questions regarding your camping & festival ticket purchase, email RPM ticketing at info@rpmtix.com or call 480.656.9940.

1. Main Campground – SOLD OUT

The Main Campground is sold per site and includes TWO 3-day festival passes. (Additional campers must purchase a general Camping/3-Day Festival Pass add-on pass to join each reserved Main Campground site.)

Each site allows up to 8 people total. Additional campers over the first 2 must purchase the Camping/3-Day Festival Add-On Pass to join a reserved Main Campground site.

RVs are allowed in the Main Campground however sites vary in size. See map here showing site RV size and tent only sites. Be aware that tent only sites will not accommodate any size RV due to rocky, sloping terrain and low hanging tree branches.

SOLD OUT

Each additional camper, after the first 2 must purchase the Camping/3-Day Festival Add-On Pass.

The Main Campground provides forested camping in individual sites, each with its own picnic table, fire ring and parking area. Each site can hold up to 8 people and includes 2 vehicle passes. A tow vehicle and a trailer count as 2 vehicles. Each additional camper must purchase their own camping & 3-day festival pass. Additional vehicles over the 2 allowed per site must park in the free parking lot adjacent to the campground.

Excessively loud generators are not allowed. Generator hours in the Main Campground are 9–11 am and 4–6 pm only.

Includes TWO combined 3-day festival passes with camping

*Each additional person (after the first 2 people) planning to camp in this reserved spot must purchase a Camping/3-Day Festival Pass Add-On, see our tickets page. If someone will be joining you in your campsite, they must purchase the Camping 3-Day Festival Pass Add-On found on our tickets page. They will need the campsite purchaser’s name and site # to purchase their Camping 3-Day Festival Pass Add-On at the current price.

  • Fires allowed in existing fire rings only
  • Do not make new ground fire rings
  • You will be asked to vacate the campground if you are found to have an illegal fire – no refunds.
VIEW MAIN CAMPGROUND MAP

2. RV Campground – SOLD OUT

The RV Campground is sold per site and includes TWO 3-day festival passes. (Additional campers must purchase a general Camping/3-Day Festival Pass add-on pass to join each reserved Main Campground site.)

Additional campers over the first 2 must purchase the Camping/3-Day Festival Add-On Pass to join a reserved RV Campground site.

SOLD OUT

This campground is reserved for RV’s and trailers. There is ample space. The RV Campground is recommended for all RVs and trailers. The RV Campground is “dry” camping. There are no hook-ups. The RV Campground is located adjacent to the Group South Campground and the free parking lot.

The surface of the RV Campground is hard packed gravel.

Generator hours in the RV Campground are: 7:30 am–12 pm and 4–8 pm.

Includes TWO combined 3-day festival passes with camping

*Each additional person (after the first 2 people) planning to camp in this reserved spot must purchase a Camping/3-Day Festival Pass Add-On, see our tickets page. If someone will be joining you in your campsite, they must purchase the Camping 3-Day Festival Pass Add-On found on our tickets page. They will need the campsite purchaser’s name and site # to purchase their Camping 3-Day Festival Pass Add-On at the current price.

  • Above ground/contained fires only, no ground fires
  • You will be asked to vacate the campground if you are found to have an illegal fire – no refunds.
VIEW RV CAMPGROUND MAP

3. South Group Campground – SOLD OUT

The South Group Campground is sold per person, not per site and includes one 3-Day Festival Pass. It is open camping, individual sites are not designated. Camping spots are first come, first serve.

This area is best suited for tent camping however a limited number of small trailers, pop-up trailers, camper trucks and vans are allowed. Vehicle size is limited to 22’ including the hitch, racks, etc. A vehicle pass is required for all vehicles in this area, a vehicle is defined as anything with a license plate. Vehicle passes are limited. All tow vehicles are required to park in the adjacent free parking lot.

No generators are allowed in the South Group campground.

SOLD OUT

This campground is located in the tall pines and offers a rustic “camping in the woods” experience. There are several group picnic tables and 4 large group campfire rings to be shared with your neighbors. Porta-potties and water are provided. The area along the south fence adjoins the Luke Air Force Base campground and is designated as a “quiet area.”

To reduce congestion and enhance safety, the central area of the Group South Campground will be designated “tents only”. The remainder of the campground is accessible to vehicles with a vehicle pass.

You must purchase a VEHICLE pass for ANY vehicle used for sleeping or for storage near your tent in the Group South and Group North Campgrounds.

A “VEHICLE” is defined as anything requiring a license plate, e.g., a car, truck camper, trailer, or van.

Maximum VEHICLE Size Allowed is 22’ – Cars, truck campers, trailers and vans must be 22’ or less in length including the trailer hitch and all racks.

TOW VEHICLES ARE NO LONGER ALLOWED TO BE PARKED IN THE GROUP SOUTH OR GROUP NORTH CAMPGROUNDS:

There is LIMITED space for camping in the group campgrounds. In order to maximize the space for actual camping, all TOW vehicles must be parked in the free parking lot adjacent to the campgrounds. Vehicle passes will not be sold for TOW vehicles.

If you MUST have your TOW vehicle with you, you should reserve a campsite in either the Main Campground, RV Campground or West Campground. The purchase of a campsite in these campgrounds includes the appropriate vehicle pass(es).

If you are tent camping and need your vehicle for storage, you must purchase a vehicle pass.

If you do not need a licensed vehicle in your camp area for sleeping or storage you do not need a vehicle pass. Upon arrival and after you check in you are welcome to temporarily drive into the campground to unload your gear and/or trailer. When you are done unloading you must park your vehicle in the adjacent parking lot.

Includes ONE 3-day festival pass. It is open camping, individual sites are not designated. Camping spots are first come, first serve.

  •  The 4 existing group ground fire rings are the only fires that will be allowed in Group South
  • No additional ground fire rings are to be built
  • Any additional ground fires will be extinguished and the rings dismantled by campground staff
  • Above ground/contained fires are OK (such as bringing your own raised contained fire pits). Please LEAVE NO TRACE – your area should be exactly as you found it. Haul out ashes and do not make new rock piles.
  • You will be asked to vacate the campground if you are found to have an illegal fire – no refunds.

4. North Group Campground

The North Group Campground is sold per person, not per site and includes one 3-Day Festival Pass. It is open camping, individual sites are not designated. Camping spots are first come, first serve.

This area is best suited for tent camping however a very limited number of small trailers, pop-up trailers, camper trucks and vans are allowed. Vehicle size is limited to 22’ including the hitch, racks, etc. A vehicle pass is required for all vehicles in this area, a vehicle is defined as anything with a license plate. Vehicle passes are limited. All tow vehicles are required to park in the adjacent free parking lot.

No wood fires or cooking with charcoal is allowed in the North Group campground. Gas firepits and heaters are allowed.

No generators are allowed in the North Group campground.

PRICE:
$216
Advance Price available through 6/30/22

You must purchase a VEHICLE pass for ANY vehicle used for sleeping or for storage near your tent in the Group South and Group North Campgrounds.

A “VEHICLE” is defined as anything requiring a license plate, e.g., a car, truck camper, trailer, or van.

Maximum VEHICLE Size Allowed is 22’ – Cars, truck campers, trailers and vans must be 22’ or less in length including the trailer hitch and all racks.

TOW VEHICLES ARE NO LONGER ALLOWED TO BE PARKED IN THE GROUP SOUTH OR GROUP NORTH CAMPGROUNDS:

There is LIMITED space for camping in the group campgrounds. In order to maximize the space for actual camping, all TOW vehicles must be parked in the free parking lot adjacent to the campgrounds. Vehicle passes will not be sold for TOW vehicles.

If you MUST have your TOW vehicle with you, you should reserve a campsite in either the Main Campground, RV Campground or West Campground. The purchase of a campsite in these campgrounds includes the appropriate vehicle pass(es).

If you are tent camping and need your vehicle for storage, you must purchase a vehicle pass.

If you do not need a licensed vehicle in your camp area for sleeping or storage you do not need a vehicle pass. Upon arrival and after you check in you are welcome to temporarily drive into the campground to unload your gear and/or trailer. When you are done unloading you must park your vehicle in the adjacent parking lot.

Includes ONE 3-day festival pass. It is open camping, individual sites are not designated. Camping spots are first come, first serve.

  • NO GROUND FIRES or charcoal grills allowed in this campground
  • Propane stoves and heaters will be allowed: Propane fire pits must be the elevated style with legs. Campers will be asked to rake away pine needles from underneath their fire pits and heaters before use. Rakes will be provided.
  • Please join your neighbors in the Group South campground and enjoy one of the 4 group fire rings in that area
  • You will be asked to vacate the campground if you are found to have an illegal fire – no refunds.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT LAST MINUTE FIRE RESTRICTIONS MAY CAUSE US TO RECIND THE ALLOWANCE OF PROPANE FIRE PITS AND HEATERS.

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5. West Campground – SOLD OUT

The West Campground is sold per site and includes two 3-Day Festival Passes per site. (Additional campers must purchase a general Camping/3-Day Festival Pass add-on pass to join each reserved West Campground site.)

This area is best suited for tents, car & van camping, small pop-up campers, tear- drop trailers and pickup truck campers. Porta-potties are provided and water is close by in the Main Campground.

Generators are not allowed in the West Campground.

FIRE RESTRICTIONS: Coconino County has placed fire restrictions on this area and no campfires or charcoal grills are allowed in this campground. You may use propane cook stoves and heaters. Propane fire pits must be the elevated style with legs.

SOLD OUT

The West Campground is located northwest of and adjacent to the Main Campground. Please be aware that part of Flagstaff Extreme zip line course runs directly above the West Campground.

This area has been divided into 18 individual campsites and is surrounded by Ponderosa pines. Each campsite is approximately 16 feet wide and 45 feet in length. Camping is allowed ONLY within the boundaries of each clearly marked campsite; camping IS NOT allowed in the pines, outside of site boundaries. There are no tables or fire pits in this campground. Each site can hold up to 8 people and includes 2 vehicle passes.

Includes TWO combined 3-day festival passes with camping

*Each additional person (after the first 2 people) planning to camp in this reserved spot must purchase a Camping/3-Day Festival Pass Add-On, see our tickets page. If someone will be joining you in your campsite, they must purchase the Camping 3-Day Festival Pass Add-On found on our tickets page. They will need the campsite purchaser’s name and site # to purchase their Camping 3-Day Festival Pass Add-On at the current price.

  • NO FIRES or charcoal grills allowed
  • Propane stoves and heaters will be allowed. Propane fire pits must be the elevated style with legs.
  • Please join your neighbors in the Group South campground and enjoy one of the 4 group fire rings in that area
  • You will be asked to vacate the campground if you are found to have an illegal fire – no refunds.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT LAST MINUTE FIRE RESTRICTIONS MAY CAUSE US TO RECIND THE ALLOWANCE OF PROPANE FIRE PITS AND HEATERS.

VIEW WEST CAMPGROUND MAP

Vehicle Pass – SOLD OUT

You must purchase a VEHICLE pass for ANY vehicle used for sleeping or for storage near your tent in the Group South and Group North Campgrounds.

A “VEHICLE” is defined as anything requiring a license plate, e.g., a car, truck camper, trailer, or van.

Maximum VEHICLE Size Allowed is 22’ – Cars, truck campers, trailers and vans must be 22’ or less in length including the trailer hitch and all racks.

TOW VEHICLES ARE NO LONGER ALLOWED TO BE PARKED IN THE GROUP SOUTH OR GROUP NORTH CAMPGROUNDS:

There is LIMITED space for camping in the group campgrounds. In order to maximize the space for actual camping, all TOW vehicles must be parked in the free parking lot adjacent to the campgrounds. Vehicle passes will not be sold for TOW vehicles.

If you MUST have your TOW vehicle with you, you should reserve a campsite in either the Main Campground, RV Campground or West Campground. The purchase of a campsite in these campgrounds includes the appropriate vehicle pass(es).

If you are tent camping and need your vehicle for storage, you must purchase a vehicle pass.

If you do not need a licensed vehicle in your camp area for sleeping or storage you do not need a vehicle pass. Upon arrival and after you check in you are welcome to temporarily drive into the campground to unload your gear and/or trailer. When you are done unloading you must park your vehicle in the adjacent parking lot.

SOLD OUT

Cars, truck campers, trailers and vans must be 22’ or less in length including the trailer hitch and all racks.

A vehicle is considered anything requiring a license plate (a car, truck camper, trailer, or van).

 

There is LIMITED space for camping in the group campgrounds. In order to maximize the space for actual camping, all TOW vehicles must be parked in the free parking lot adjacent to the campgrounds. Vehicle passes will not be sold for TOW vehicles.

If you MUST have your TOW vehicle with you, you should reserve a campsite in either the Main Campground, RV Campground or West Campground. The purchase of a campsite in these campgrounds includes the appropriate vehicle pass(es).

If you are tent camping and need to camp next to your vehicle, you must purchase a vehicle pass.

If you don’t need your vehicle in the campground – for sleeping or for storage – you do not need a campground vehicle pass. Most campers don’t purchase a vehicle pass. You can drive into the campground to unload your gear, then park in the adjacent parking lot for free. 

Free parking is available in the parking areas outside the campgrounds. If you do not have a vehicle pass, you will have 1 hour to unload your camping gear and move your vehicle to the free parking area.

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you have questions, please visit our frequently asked questions page for other general inquiries.

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