Lost Lands Info

WHO: Excision and friends.

WHAT: A bass music and camping festival of prehistoric proportions.
WHERE: Legend Valley Concert Venue, 7585 Kindle Rd, Thornville, OH USA.
WHEN: Thursday Sept. 28 – Sunday Oct. 1, 2017
WHY: Because, dinosaurs.


Legend Valley is located just off I-70 on Route 13 in Thornville Ohio. The venue is located about 25 miles east of downtown Columbus, Ohio.
GPS Search: Legend Valley Concert Venue, 7585 Kindle Rd, Thornville, OH

Car distances and time estimates from nearby cities

Entrance Instructions

Ga Camp arriving from the West
Ga Camp arriving from the East

Age Requirements

All guests must be 18+. Please bring government issued photo ID.

Lineup Announcements

We stacked Lost Lands 2017 with the top bass artists in the world. Check the Lost Lands lineup page for details!

When to Arrive at Lost Lands

Campers with the Thursday Early Access Pass (recommended) may begin entering Thursday between 12pm and 10pm.
Everyone else may enter beginning Friday when the gates open:
– Thursday – 12pm – 10pm (Early Access Pass required)
– Friday – 8am – 7pm
– Sat – 8am – 7pm
– Sun – 8am – 1pm

When can I move out of my camping spot?

– Saturday 8AM – 7PM
– Sunday 8AM – 7PM
– Monday – All campers to check out of the campgrounds between 8AM and 12PM (noon)

For Safety Reasons, Campers and Vehicles will only be able to check out of the campgrounds during designated hours. If you would like to leave outside of these hours, please plan ahead and move your vehicle to the Overnight Parking Lot before 7PM the day you plan to leave.

If you need to leave for an emergency, please visit the CAMP HOST to escort your car out safely.

When to Dip Out

– Saturday 8AM – 7PM
– Sunday 8AM – 7PM
– Monday – All campers to check out of the campgrounds between 8AM and 12PM (noon)

Music Venue Hours

You may enter the venue as early as 1pm. The venue will close after the final set each night. We will release artist set times in the days leading up to the event.

Ins and Outs

Guests may freely enter and exit the music venue and campgrounds.
Cars and RVs in car camping will not be able to re-enter campgrounds.
Cars in the overnight lot may exit and re-enter only once per day.

Not Camping?

Grab a Shuttle Pass to ride between Downtown Columbus and Legend Valley all weekend.

We also blocked out some specially discounted rooms for all of our Shuttle Riders, located within 5-10 minutes walking distance from the Shuttle Pickup.
Book A Hotel For Lost Lands Here


All camping is Car Camping, so most cars and RVs will be parked next to their camp site. Car Camping vehicles may not leave the festival until Monday morning at 7AM at the earliest.

All other vehicles must purchase a Weekend Long Overnight Parking Pass and park in the designated lot on the northwest side of the venue. Camping is not allowed here. Cars in this lot may exit and re-enter once per day.


The lot will be open at all times beginning 12PM (noon) Thursday through 12PM (noon) Monday.


Please email [email protected] to arrange accommodation.
Camping: ADA accessible car camping will be located near the music venue entrance.
Music Venue: An ADA accessible viewing area will be located near the stage.

Rain Or Shine

There will be bass.

Safety & Security

Security will be patrolling on site 24 hours Thursday – Monday.
All car/RV camping vehicles and riders will be searched before entering the campgrounds.

Venue Facilities

Free water refills
Showers – Small Fee for GA. Free for Dino Den Campers
Food and drink vendors at camp and music venue

Food & Beverage

We respect the diet choices of all our guests. There will be delicious vegan and non-vegan options galore.


We will be carrying official festival merch as well as merch from the artists on the lineup.


Lost Lands strongly believes in a Leave No Trace policy when it comes to trash and waste. PLEASE bring plenty of trash bags, avoid things like cases of individual water bottles, pack smart and clean up after yourself everywhere you go. We all share this planet and beautiful venue together and Team Excision WILL reward those who are treating Mother Earth with respect. Only pack and bring in what you are willing to take back out with you. We are serious about this, please don’t leave the festival or campgrounds a mess.

Harm Reduction

Medical staff will be here 24 hours a day to help in any situation and will not incriminate anyone. Do not hesitate to visit medical tents or reach out to any staff member or security member. Remember to drink plenty of water throughout the weekend and be aware of your limits.


What to Bring for Camping

Tent with Rain fly
Sleeping Bag
Lots of Water
Stakes, mallet, tennis balls or caps to cover tent stakes
Tent weights to hold stakes in hard surface
Popup Shade + sheet walls
Camping chairs
Coolers and Drinks (no glass)
Towels for showering
Dust Protective Bandana or Mask
Extra clothes in case of inclement weather
Flashlight / Headlamp
Garbage Bags
Propane Grills
Campsite lighting
Bug spray
Cash for food, drinks and merch throughout the weekend
Neckbrace (if you’re not used to headbanging)
Clothing for all temperatures – the nights can be chilly. The average weather this time of year can range from 75°-85°, but temperatures can drop down to the 60’s or even mid 50’s at night. Please come prepared for temperature fluctuations.

All campers must be packed and vacated from the campgrounds by 12:00PM, Monday.

You must be 21 years of age to bring or consume beer or wine within the campgrounds. ID’s will be checked upon entry with alcohol and periodically.



Lost Lands Festival Rules

Items Allowed Into The Festival Grounds

We at Lost Lands take keeping care of the environment very seriously. We highly encourage all fans to bring an empty reusable water bottle or an empty Camelbak with you inside the festival each day and take advantage of our free water stations located around the grounds.

If you must bring a disposable plastic water bottle with you into the festival grounds, you may enter with a maximum of two (2) bottles with the caps off. It’s much easier and more economical to bring a reusable bottle in with you each day and Mother Earth will thank you!

You may bring as much water as you’d like into the campgrounds, the above rules pertain to the festival grounds only (although we still recommend cutting down on the plastic). More info on recycling incentives and water bottle trade-in programs will become available as the festival gets closer.

Reusable water bottles – EMPTY
Hydration Packs / Camelbaks – EMPTY
Single-compartment backpacks (maximum 12“x12“)
Single-compartment plush backpacks (maximum 12“x12“)
Purses (maximum 12“x12“)
Ear Plugs
Fanny packs
Hand Sanitizer
Chapstick and lip balm
Lotion sun block
Sealed Tampons
Eye drops
Wet Wipes
Cigarette Packs – SEALED
E-cig/Tobacco Vapes and Mods
Cameras (anything but pro equipment – GoPros OK)
Disposable cameras
Mobile Phones and Chargers
Walkie Talkies
Festival Totems
LED Lights
Flow arts like hula hooping, poi, gloving, orbiting
Costumes are encouraged!

*Do not leave valuable items in your tent. Instead, lock them in your car. The venue/promoter are not responsible for any materials misplaced, lost or stolen.


NO illegal substances or paraphernalia
NO Alcohol from outside allowed to be brought into the festival grounds. See Alcohol FAQ for info about alcohol in the campgrounds.
NO Open containers of any kind (empty reusable water bottles & empty Camelbaks OKAY)
NO Glass of any kind
NO Weapons
NO Knives (including cooking and steak knives)
NO Pepper Spray or Mace
NO Tanks of compressed air, helium, nitrous, etc.
NO Aerosol products/cans
NO Fireworks or any kind of explosives
NO Open Flames or Charcoal/Grill
NO Tiki Torches
NO Sky Lanterns
NO Animals of any kind (if a service animal is required, please email [email protected])
NO Professional cameras/GoPro attachments
NO Tripods
NO Binoculars
NO Laser Pointers
NO Drones
NO Large speaker systems
NO Frozen water bottles
NO Spiked accessories
NO Large wallet chains or other chain accessories
NO Large metal key chains
NO Stuffed animals
NO Large purses or bags (Max 12×12)
NO Stickers
NO Fliers
NO Beach Balls
NO Markers, pens, spray paint
NO Paint markers
NO Strollers/Skate boards/bicycles

Totem Regulations

Max height including pole 7 feet
Poles must be less than 1 inch diameter
No wood or metal (use something light like PVC)
Nothing that can poke, stab or fall causing injury
Please do not bring oversized totem head decorations (we all want to be able to see the show)
NO inflatable totems
NO hate speech, negativity or illegal activities – security reserves the right to deny totems they deem unacceptable

Lost Lands Camping Rules

Items Prohibited From Campgrounds

NO Illegal substances or paraphernalia
NO Liquor. Beer and boxed wine permitted. See Alcohol FAQ for more info about alcohol in the campgrounds.
NO Glass of any kind
NO Weapons
NO Knives (including cooking and steak knives)
NO Pepper Spray or Mace
NO Generators
NO Tanks of compressed air, helium, nitrous, etc.
NO Aerosol products/cans
NO Fireworks or any kind of explosives
NO full sized propane grill, charcoal or fires of any kind (small propane grill ok)
NO Tiki Torches
NO Sky Lanterns
NO Animals of any kind (if a service animal is required, please email [email protected])
NO Binoculars
NO Laser Pointers
NO Drones
NO Golf carts, dune buggies, segways, off-road motorcycles
NO Large speaker systems
NO Spiked accessories
NO Large wallet chains or other chain accessories
NO Large metal key chains
NO Stuffed animals
NO Spray paint
NO Paint markers
NO Stickers
NO Fliers
NO Strollers/Skate boards/bicycles

You can move in to your camping spot during the following times:

  • Thursday 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Early Access Pass required)
  • Friday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Saturday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Sunday 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Monday – All campers to check out of the campgrounds between 6AM and 12PM (noon)

For the safety of all campers and attendees, you must pass through a security search before entering the campgrounds.


  • Saturday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Sunday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Monday – All campers to check out of the campgrounds between 8AM and 12PM (noon)
  • Once your vehicle is parked, we advise you to keep it there. If a car leaves the campgrounds, it will not be allowed re-entry and there is no other overnight parking available nearby. Please arrive prepared for the weekend!
  • If you need to leave for an emergency, please visit the CAMP HOST to escort your car out safely.
  • Absolutely NO car movement will be permitted from 2:00 am – 7:00 am.
  • Each camper must have a festival ticket.
  • Violation of any campground rule or policy may also lead to fines/and removal from campgrounds.
  • Unauthorized vending of food or merchandise, including alcohol, is prohibited.
  • There is a zero tolerance policy for drugs and drug paraphernalia
  • Each camper and their vehicle will be subject to search upon entry to the campsite.
  • Quiet time will be enforced from 2AM to 8AM each night.
  • Please obey all of the “No Trespassing” signs
  • Each patron must be 21 to drink within the camping area. If you enter the campground with beer or wine, your government issued ID will be checked to verify you are 21 years of age. Carry your government issued identification AT ALL TIMES.
  • Animals are not allowed in the campgrounds or within the festival. Please seek accommodations for your pets in a local kennel or with caretakers during your time at Lost Lands. You will not be permitted onto the campgrounds with a dog.
  • Please don’t turn your vehicle into a giant advertisement. Any vehicle with sponsorships or ads will be turned away at the entrance.
  • Any prohibited items that are confiscated at any time of entry or throughout the duration of the event will NOT be returned. Please don’t bring prohibited items.
  • Campers are expected to behave in a manner that is courteous to other campers and event staff members. These are your neighbors for the next three days, so please do your best to respect each other.
  • All campers must be 18 years of age or older with proof of government issued ID.
  • Each camper must have a festival and camping ticket.

Please Note: You are not able to move your actual car from the campgrounds during the event unless you are leaving the festival for the entire weekend – there is no ins and outs of vehicles from the campground area. Once your vehicle leaves the campground area it can not come back in. For safety reasons, cars cannot leave the campgrounds between 7PM and 7AM each night.

Camping Code Of Conduct

Lost Lands is committed to creating a safe, memorable, and comfortable experience for our guests. In order to provide an environment where guests can enjoy the festival, we have instituted a LOST LANDS CAMPING CODE OF CONDUCT inside the festival grounds and Camping area.

The following actions can result in a warning and/or ejection of camping party.

  • Irresponsible use of alcohol.
  • Public nudity, lewd behavior.
  • Accessing restricted areas without proper passes.
  • Taunting, bullying, abusive, disruptive language and or obscene gestures.
  • Moving RV or vehicle to another location after placement by festival staff.
  • Parking or extending any part of RV or tent in fire lanes or outside designated marked area.
  • Littering
  • Refusing to quiet music during enforced quiet hours.
  • Failing to cooperate/comply with campground safety officers.

The following actions will result in immediate ejection:

  • Relieving your bladder or bowels anywhere other than approved restrooms/port-a-potties. Please remember you’re in a shared space.
  • Fighting or engaging in any action that may harm, endanger, threaten or bring discomfort to anyone.
  • Engaging in sexual behavior in public.
  • Possession/use of illegal drugs.
  • Damage, destruction, vandalism or theft of any property.

If a guest participating in this behavior is uncooperative or a persistent offender, he/she will be removed from the festival site. In certain situations, the offender may be arrested.

Lost Lands Alcohol FAQ


- You are allowed to bring up to one case of canned beer per person or a reasonable equivalent and one box of wine or 1 plastic container of wine per person.
- You cannot bring any liquor, any glass bottles, any kegs – keep it simple.
- If security deems an excessive amount of alcohol is being brought into the campgrounds, they may refuse permit you to enter the grounds or confiscate the excess amount of alcohol.

If you plan to bring alcohol (reasonable amount of beer or wine) into your campsite and have campers under the age of 21, you may only bring enough alcohol for those 21 and over. Furnishing alcohol to minors is a FELONY and local/state law enforcement will be present in the campgrounds. Please party responsibly.


We can only allow box wine or wine in a plastic container into the campgrounds. 1 box per person.
- All glass bottles will be confiscated.

Please check back frequently as camping information is subject to change or additional information may find its way onto our list. If you have more questions regarding camping, please feel free to email [email protected] and we’ll respond as quickly as possible.

Thank you!