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    Barn Burner Vets: Camping question...

    How quickly does this fill up, and should I plan on trying to get down early? I need to try and reserve a spot for two soloists and one 4-person team. Does it fill up fast a la 24 HitOP?
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    Camping is in a big field and kind of marked off like a parking lot. I would say they have ample camping spots for the entire event. Last year near the lap barn, they had a corral set up for the solos, where I left a cooler, bin and camp chair and it worked pretty good and I never needed to go to my vehicle.

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    Get there Noon on Friday and there should be plenty of space. Get there after 5 and its a bit more packed. People are really cool about saving a spot for your friends. Its a big camping area, watch out for the hidden boulders as you drive around looking for a spot.( also after of few beers they'll take you out).

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    last year I got there just after dark, but easily found a spot. Then, not so easliy, I put a tent up in the dark. This year I'm leaving my house around nine am to ensure plenty daylight to get situated.

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    We got there right before dark last year. There were plenty of spaces available but friends had saved us a spot. It was DUSTY. bike was coated on the hitch rack.

    If we ever do it again, I might try to get there early enough to camp right next to the "track" so we can watch the kids from our spot. They rode their bikes non-stop around it most of the race day.

    Hopefully the rains up there have helped knock the dust down this year.

    Good luck peeps!
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    What activities are available for the kids? Should I bring their bikes too?

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    Bring their bikes for sure. They can bike, run, walk, and play in the dirt. Maybe even climb some trees but they will get pine sap all over them

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    Don't they have a kid's race on the little BMX track in the center of the campground?

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