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Washoe Valley

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Festival Camping

Washoe Valley is a rural, area between Reno and Carson City.  I580 runs through the Valley.  Exit number 50 brings you to our Festival at the Bowers Mansion Park. 

There are no motels in Washoe Valley, but discounted rooms in south Reno are available until July 23 - click here.  We have reserved the Group Camping Area on the north end of Washoe Lake State Park, and jamming is allowed 24 hrs/day here.  Fees are $15 per night for Nevada vehicles, and $20 for out of state vehicles   


Other camping options include Loops A (with hookups) and B (no hookups) at Washoe Lake, and Davis Creek Park on the western side of the lake (details below).  

More info about campground jamming here.

Washoe Lake State Park


Washoe Lake State Park is 7 miles from the Festival.    Fees are $15 per night ($20 for out of state vehicles).  There are two different camping areas in this Park. 

  • NNBA Group Camp  NNBA has reserved the entire north Group Camping area.  It is all dry camping, and non-amplified jamming is allowed 24 hours a day. There is a nice Pavillion for gathering, electricity, lighting, restrooms, etc.  Showers are available in the Regular Campground, and your windshield tag will allow you to enter that area.   No reservation needed to camp in the Group Camp.  Self-pay station at the entrance. 

  • Regular Campground - Loop A has 24 sites with electricity and water.  Loop B has 24 sites with NO HOOKUPS. No jamming past 10pm in Loops A or B.  

  • You can reserve a spot in Loop A or B by clicking here.



We provide a FREE shuttle service that runs hourly during the Festival, with stops at both campgrounds and the Main Stage.  

Davis Creek Park

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Davis Creek Park  is the closest to the Festival, about a mile and a half.  All sites are $30 per night.  They have NO hookups, and they do not allow jamming past 10pm. They do take reservations.  Click here to go to their website.

Questions about Camping? 
Call Tim Miller at 408-644-9993

Rather stay in a motel?  Click here for information.

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