Traveling to Campout

PLEASE NOTE: All below information is from 2023. 2024 information is coming soon. While Four Quarters is remote, it is centrally located to much of the East Coast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest.

If you arrive outside of gate hours, you will not be able to enter until we reopen in the morning. We close the gates at 7pm because it's unsafe to have cars on the paths and folks setting up after nightfall.

Four Quarters handles parking, $25 CASH per car. Re-entry is $10 each time. CASH ONLY.

Main Front Gate

The original gate that most folks will use. Google Maps link to this entrance is here.

New Camp Gate

RESERVATION ONLY plus Glampers reserved at Old Growth Forest or The Overlook

A new second gate this year for those wishing to camp in New Camp. This is a RESERVATION
ONLY gate, and reservations are made **BY CAR**, not by person. New Camp Glampers, you do not need a reservation to use this gate. If you are traditional camping, snag a reservation here.

Please make sure everyone in your car is prepared to camp here, as you will be parking here.

Front Gate Hours

WED: 10am-7pm
By appointment only. Email Us.
Gate closed to new arrivals. Exit only.
All guests off property by 11am.

New Camp Gate Hours

WED: 10am-7pm

Driving & Ride Share

Carpooling with friends is the easiest option for folks living within the broader region. If you need a ride, or have an empty seat in your car, you can use our self-serve Ride Share document to connect with folks. We'll post this document once tickets have sold out for 2024.

Travel Times by Car

Washington, DC – 2.5 hours
Baltimore – 2.5 hours
Pittsburgh – 2.75 hours
Philadelphia – 3.5 hours
New York City – 5-6.5 hours
Cleveland – 5 hours
Buffalo – 5.5 hours
Columbus – 5.5 hours
Cincinnati – 7 hours
Toronto – 7.5 hours
Louisville – 8 hours
Boston – 8.5 hours


Make sure to check multiple cities to compare pricing as many airports have a similar drive time. If you plan to rent a car and drive yourself, Washington Dulles (IAD) provides the least hassle route to Campout, followed closely by Pittsburgh.

Nearest  Airports

IAD Washington Dulles – 2 hours
DCA Washington Reagan
– 2.5 hours
BWI Baltimor
e – 2.5 hours
PIT Pittsburgh – 3 hours
PHL Philadelphia
– 3.5 hours

Charter Buses

Want to kick back and relax on your way to Campout? Grab a ticket on one of our chartered buses from Pittsburgh or NYC. 100% of proceeds goes to support the Queer Fam Fund.

All tickets are round-trip.
Outbound buses depart Wed, Aug 16
buses depart Mon, Aug 21

Each passenger gets one carry-on bag and up to 5 pieces of camping gear stowed for travel.


est 3-4hrs

PGH Bus 1

Wed, 9:00AM
Mon, 10:30AM

PGH Bus 2

Wed, 3:00PM
Mon, 11:00AM

New York City

est 6-7hrs

NYC Bus 1

Wed, 9:00AM
Mon, 10:30AM

NYC Bus 2

Wed, 3:00PM
Mon, 11:00AM

*Shuttles to transfer riders to charter buses off-site start at 9:45AM

Amtrak from Chicago

Amtrak's Capitol Limited train provides daily service to Cumberland, MD (CUM) with convenient arrival/departure times for folks coming from the direction of Chicago. Cumberland station is a quick 25-30 minute Uber or Taxi to our front gates. We advise against using this service if you are coming from the direction of DC.

Feeling extra posh? Grab that overnight sleeper cabin.