How to Pack

Useful Tips & a Checklist for campers of all experience levels.


  • Headlamp + Camp Lanterns (extra batteries for both)
  • Reusable Water Bottle / Canteen / Camelbak
  • Garbage Bags (Clean up after yourself!)
  • External Battery (or 2)
  • Phone + Charging Cables
  • ID & Health Insurance Card
  • Credit / Debit card to attach to your RFID wristband
  • Tickets & Printed Email Confirmation
  • Printed Directions to Four Quarters (cell service is not reliable)
  • Sandals or Water Shoes for Swimming and Showers
  • Comfortable Hiking Boots / Rugged Sneakers
  • 2x the amount of socks you think you'll need
  • 2x the amount of underwear you think you'll need
  • Light Jacket or Hoodie
  • Rain Poncho
  • 1-2 Long Sleeve Shirts & Pants (can be chilly at night)


  • Tent (practice setting up prior to camp – know your gear, make sure it's intact before you arrive)
  • Canopy / Tarp(s) for underneath your tent to reduce moisture, and/or for additional rain shelter above.
  • DampRid to suck moisture out of your tent's air.
  • Plastic Bins (keep clean and dry – we highly recommend you pack all food, clothing, and supplies in hard shell luggage or bins vs. soft case or duffle bags)
  • Inflatable Air Mattress that operates with batteries vs. electric plugs
  • Sleeping Bag, Bedding, and Pillows (a mid-Campout sheets change is always a treat)
  • Camp Chairs / Table / Cooler (we sell ice at Pick-Me-Ups and the bars)
  • Camp Decorations – Get creative, make it comfortable!
  • Extra light source (solar lights are great and can be very cheap)
  • Use flags, neon rope, lights, or other methods to identify your tent's lines and stakes. Don't create a tripping hazard.

Health & Wellness

  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • Essential medications, Ibuprofen, Antacids, (Multi)Vitamins, and 5-HTP
  • Ziploc / Shopping bags (trash, cigarette butts, wet / muddy clothes, etc….)
  • Ear Plugs / Sleeping Mask
  • Natural / Safe Sunscreen & Bug Spray
  • Natural Shampoo, Conditioner, and  Soap (+ Dr. Bronners is a good multi purpose soap)
  • Toothbrush + Toothpaste
  • Extra contact lenses + solution + glasses
  • Umbrellas / Hats / Rain Poncho (rain and shine)
  • Cheap Sunglasses (leave your expensive sunglasses in the car or at home)

Cooking & Eating

  • Small Camping Stove / Grill, or borrow a fire ring from Four Quarters.
  • Extra gas canisters, fuel, or charcoal
  • Biodegradable Hand / Dish soap (+ Dr. Bronners is a good multi purpose soap)
  • Sanitizer & hand wipes
  • Utensils
  • Trash Bags
  • Cooler for perishables (use ice)
  • Food prep table (or general Camp table)
  • Travel Mug (hot drinks)
  • Reusable Water Bottle (cold drinks) (+ clean drinking water is available at spigots)
  • Drinks with electrolytes: coconut water, Gatorade, etc.
  • Individually packaged snacks: nuts, fruit, bars, et

Leave in your Car

  • ID (after check-in) & Wallet (after attaching your card to RFID wristband)
  • House Keys
  • Extra car-capable phone charger
  • Expensive sunglasses
  • Clean change of clothes, fresh socks, cash for gas/tolls, and a few granola bars for the ride home.