please be aware WRISTBANDS are sold separately. You must purchase wristbands to access your camp site.
SOUTHERN GAP CAMPGROUND - AREA 01
Common Questions and General Information
Where are these areas located?
Area 01 is located in the existing Southern Gap Outdoor Adventure campground. There are three different choices of camping in this area. First there are
19 VIP full hook-up camping sites which offer large spots, concrete pads, picnic tables, fire pits and full hook-ups. Each spot is 25’ wide X 70’ long and is clearly marked. Second there are 6 VIP dry camping sites. Each spot is 25' wide x 50' long. Last but not least there are 10 VIP tent camping sites located near the bathhouse and showers. These spots are close to the action giving each family direct access to all UTV Takeover has to offer, and don't forget about the full hook-ups that will come in handy after a long day enjoying the great outdoors.
How much are the camping passes?
Full hook-up is $300 per site, Dry camping is $120 per site and tent camping is $75 per site.
How many days are the camping passes good for?
Each pass is good for (5) five days and (4) four nights starting Wednesday April 29th and Ending Sunday May 3rd.
How can I purchase camping passes?
Camping passes can be pre-purchased through our website by using the link on this page. If spots do not sell out prior to the event passes can be purchased at entry gate when you arrive.
Does my camping pass purchase include any wristbands?
No. Camping passes and wristbands are sold separately. We did this to keep the cost as cheap as possible and wanted to make sure each participant only had to purchase what they needed.
How can I purchase wristbands?
You can pre-purchase wristbands through the website or purchase them at the gate. We recommend purchasing them through the website to reduce wait times at the gate.
Do I need wristbands to access my camping spot?
Yes, please be aware everyone in your vehicle will need wristbands to get through the entry gate to access your camping spot. Wristbands are $10 per day or $25 for all five days, kids 12 and under are free.
What is included with my wristband?
Once you have purchased your camping pass and your wristband everything else offered by UTV Takeover is FREE of charge. This includes UTV/ATV Mud bogs, UTV Hillfest, (3) Group Rides, UTV/ATV Barrel Racing, Blind Bandit Relay, Corn Hole Tourney, Mud Run, Farmers Dash, Rally Course, Drag Racing, Late For A Costume Party, Day & Night Show-N-Shines, Tire Toss Competition, Treasure Hunt, Rock-N-Roll Bingo, Kids Zone, Daily Raffles and access to our vendor row.
When can I check in?
The event starts on Thursday morning but you can check in starting Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 pm. If you would like to arrive earlier please email us at to make sure your camping spot will be available.
When do I need to check out?
All participants are asked to clean their sites and check-out by noon on Sunday May 3rd.
Is there a charge for extra vehicles or trailers?
There are no additional charges for extra vehicles or trailers, however all vehicles and equipment must fit within your reserved space. If you are unable to fit within your space we do have overflow parking available, however this will come with a small charge each day. If you can't make everything fit swing by the main gate and our security team would be happy to point you in the right direction. Even though there is no charge for extra vehicles in your camping space please be aware that everyone will need a wristband to get through the gate.
How do I access my camping spot?
All camping sites can be access off of Southern Gap Road. Once you arrive on-site swing by one of our two gates to pick up your wristbands and camping passes. You will also receive a full schedule and some general information about the event when you check-in. Once your check-in process is complete our friendly staff will point you in the right direction to find your camping spot.
Does my site have utilities?
Yes and no. Sites SG01 to SG19 have full water/sewer/30/50 amp electrical hook-ups. Dry camping sites and tent sites do not have utilities. We also have a nearby bathhouse available should you choose to use its amenities. Equipped with showers, restrooms, laundry and vending, it is designed to add to the comfort of your camping experience.
Are campfires allowed in this area?
Camp fires are allowed in this area. Participants are asked to bring their own wood and use the existing fire pits located in their campsite. We asked participants not to throw cans and garbage in the campfire.
Are there dumpsters in this area?
This area will have access to a 20-yard dumpster located near our vendor row in addition to dumpsters located throughout the campground. We ask that all participants help keep the camping area clean by using our dumpsters or by packing out their own garbage when they leave.
Are there restrooms/showers in this area?
This area does have access to portable restrooms, a full bathhouse complete with showers, restrooms, laundry and vending.
Is there fuel available on-site for my UTV/ATV?
There is NO fuel available for sale on-site during the event, however there is fuel available at the local gas stations located in Grundy. Grundy is located just a short 5 min car ride from the site or a 30 min UTV ride from the site. We recommend filling up before you show up. Extra gas cans are always a good option to minimize the trips to town.
Is there a campground host in this area?
This area does have a campground hose; in addition this area will be monitored throughout the day by our UTV TAKEOVER security team with assistance from our volunteers and Southern Gap Staff Members.