Hey campers! Did you know you can arrive as early as noon on Thursday (or even earlier)? The festival officially starts on Friday, but the jamming, fun, and camping begin on Thursday!
Winlock has changed its rules on the length of stay for campers. Now, camping is only allowed during an event like Winlock Pickersfest. Therefore, camping dates for Pickersfest are Thursday, the day before the festival, through Sunday, the last day of the festival. All camping registration is paid for at the entry gate.
Winolequa Park has plenty of room for dry camping. The $10 per night camping fee goes directly to the park. (Thursday through Saturday of the festival, camping fees are paid at the Pickersfest entry gate.) There are mowed grassy areas for rigs and tents as well as a separate areas for tents only.
After entering the park, there is a small dirt road that goes beyond the fencing that leads to some shady camping spots under the trees. There is a very small turn-around on this road, so it is not recommended for big rigs.
Newly remodeled park restrooms
are located directly behind the concert seating area (grassy knoll) on the road side of the
large covered picnic area. These restrooms are ADA accessible. Portable toilets are located
near the main camping area and parking lot. A coin operated shower facility is
The shower is located in the large covered picnic area near the restrooms. If you plan on
using the shower, please bring lots of quarters (length of shower is
around 6 - 10 minutes for approxomately $1.00). WAMA will NOT be able to make change at either the gate
entrance or the Information Booth, and there are
NO change machines
at the Park.
A children's playground is adjacent to the stage area so parents and caregivers can
enjoy performances while children play. Winolequa Park is a family friendly spot! (We
just ask parents to monitor their children so no loud noises are made during the performances.
(i.e., no throwing gravel down the metal slides and yelling,
PETS: During the festival, well behaved pets are allowed throughout the park and camping area with the exception of a marked off pet free zone around and in front of the stage and the concession area. Please clean-up after your pet.
Click images below to enlarge photos of the park.