Roof Top Tent Rally 2020

PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19 restrictions in the state of Virginia tickets were sold per person instead of per vehicle - and only 200 tickets were available.

 

Roof Top Tent Rally

 

 

Brought to you by Blue Ridge Overland Gear and James River State Park

 

Event Hosts

 

Event Details

Join us for the 4th annual James River Park Roof Top Tent Rally (#RTTR2020), October 16-18 in Gladstone, Virginia! Hang out with other overlanders, adventure seekers and outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy a family-friendly, relaxing weekend of camping with good people, good music, and fun on the river and trails.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19 restrictions in the state of Virginia tickets were sold per person instead of per vehicle - and only 200 tickets were available.

If this is your first time at the rally please check out some event recaps here, here, here, and here.

This event will feature:

  • Adventure travel gear vendors

  • Live music.

  • 20 miles of biking/hiking trails.

  • 8 miles of James River for kayaking, fishing, or swimming.

  • Connecting with other overlanders.

  • Raffles.

  • and more!

Take time to explore the James River State Park: go mountain biking or hiking on 20 miles of trails. Enjoy access to the James River and the beauty of the rolling meadows and spectacular views.

DOGS (IMPORTANT!): Dogs are welcome but they must be leashed at all times. Leashes must be 6 feet or shorter. Failure to keep your dog leashed and under control could result in you being asked to leave the event.

TENTS & TRAILERS:
Ground tents and off-road trailers (under 20ft.) are welcome. RVs and campers are not permitted at this event.

FIRES & FIREWOOD:
Above ground firepit w/fire pan that prevents ground scorching is required. DO NOT BRING FIREWOOD: NO OUTSIDE FIREWOOD IS ALLOWED. Firewood will be for sale in the park - made available by Friends of James River State Park (a non-profit charity).

ICE:
Ice will be for sale by Friends of James River State Park (a non-profit charity).

VEHICLE LEVELING:
It is recommended to bring vehicular leveling blocks.

Event hosted by Blue Ridge Overland Gear and the James River State Park.

EARLY CAMPING:

Early camping is available before the event on Thursday, October 15, for an additional fee (per person, see below).

PLEASE NOTE: In order to purchase tickets for early camping, each person in your party needs a ticket that includes early camping.

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COST:
This year due to COVID-19 restrictions in the state of Virginia tickets will be sold per person instead of per vehicle. Ticket prices are as follows:

Adult = $26
Adult + Early Camping* = $40

Youth (6-17yrs) = $11
Youth + Early Camping* = $13

Kid (5 and under) = $1
Kid + Early Camping* = $2

*Early camping is Thursday evening, October 15.


CHECK IN:
Check-in begins on Friday, October 16, 2020 at 1 p.m. and check-out is Sunday, October 18 at 2 p.m. Main entry gate is open until 10pm. Late arrivals will need to camp in the Shelter 3 parking lot and can check-in the following morning at 8 a.m.

LOCATION:
James River State Park, Amphitheater Field.
104 Green Hill Dr., Gladstone, VA 24553