Animal Place's Farmed Animal Conference Camping Guidelines
- Friday, October 4, 2-8pm. Animal Place’s front gates close and lock at 8pm. Please plan accordingly. If you are going to be late, contact us (we will give you information via email).
- Saturday, October 5, 7am-8:30am. If you are camping Saturday night only, you must check in by 9am that day.
- All campers will receive identifying wristbands at check-in. Please wear these wristbands for the duration of the conference.
- Sunday, October 6, 5pm: All campers need to vacate their campsites by 5pm.
- You must camp only in marked spaces. Each campsite is marked with a pink flag stake and is approximately 12x20ft. Please be respectful and use only the space needed.
- All RVs and trailers must be parked in the designated parking area only. Driving or parking off road is not permitted.
- Quiet hours are between 10pm and 6am. Please be considerate of others.
- A maximum of 1 tent and 4 campers are allowed per campsite. Pavilion tents are permitted so long as they remain in your designated campsite.
- Entrance/exit closes at 10pm (remains unlocked). Please be considerate of other campers and limit your vehicle use.
- All garbage and litter must either be deposited in containers provided, or taken with you when you leave.
- Portable toilets with hand washing stations are provided at the campgrounds. Please use them. Handwashing station water is NOT potable, do not drink.
- Please bring your own water. Potable water will be available from a water cooler at the campground, but the single spigot for re-filling is not within the camping area. Come prepared with a cooler or water bottles.
- Use of fireworks or other explosives is prohibited.
- Smoking of any kind is prohibited.
- Animal Place has assigned campground hosts who will be present both Friday and Saturday night. The host is equipped with a two-way radio, first-aid kit, and fire extinguisher.
- Allergies: If you may require use of an epinephrine autoinjector (e.g. EpiPen), notify Animal Place prior to camping. You are required to sign an Anaphylaxis Emergency Action Plan to ensure we can aid you properly.
- Appropriate clothing is required for all campers. When outside of your tent, always wear long pants and closed-toed shoes.
- Equipment recommended for all campers: flashlights, sunscreen, water bottles, hats or bandanas.
- In the event of a fire or other emergency, meet with campgroud host in the campground parking area and coordinate exit by vehicle.
- Firearms are prohibited.
Campfires, Cook Stoves, Generators
- Campfires are prohibited at all times.
- Charcoal grills and wood stoves are prohibited at all times.
- Propane, butane, and other liquid fuel stoves are the only cook stoves allowed. You are responsible for storing operating liquid fuel stoves safely. Do not leave stoves unattended during operation.
- Solar powered generators strongly preferred. Campgrounds do not include outlets for charging phones, tablets, etc.
- Propane grill available: There will be a propane gas grill available outside of the campground at designated times. Use under supervision of Animal Place staff and with appropriate fire extinguisher available at all times.
- The speed limit for all Animal Place roads, parking lots, and campgrounds is 5 mph.
- Use of vehicles within campgrounds and other recreation areas is limited to entering or leaving those areas.
- Rattlesnakes: You are required to read and sign our Rattlesnake Safety Policy. Rattlesnakes are active during the day AND at night. When exiting and entering your tent, practice caution. Be aware of your surroundings. Avoid tall grasses and rocky outcroppings. If you see a snake, notify the Campground Manager (tent will be marked). Do not touch or harass the snake.
- Other local wildlife include insects (ticks and mosquitos), bobcats, coyotes, wild pigs, cougars, and bears.
- Do not feed or otherwise make food available to wildlife. You are responsible for storing food in locked containers or inside a locked vehicle.
- Poison Oak: Leaves of three, let it be! Poison oak is located in the pasture where you will be camping.
Respect for Nature
- Companion animals are not allowed in the campground or parking area.
Respect for Nature
- Please leave natural areas the way you find them.
- Gathering wood or plants, or in any way removing or defacing any natural or manmade feature is prohibited.