The festival is located in the Lovegrass Group Camp at Wilson State Park, Hellcreek area.  The state park also includes the Otoe area, which is a five minute drive from the festival grounds.


Wilson State Park offers showers, primitive and rv camping, cabins, mountain bike trails, swimming beaches, boat ramps, marina and bait shop, as well as some of the most breathtaking views of the lake!

Camping fees are "per unit" or per tent.  A camping permit is required for overnight stays, in addition to a daily vehicle permit which can be purchased onsite for $5.00.  All daily camping permits expire at 2:00 p.m. 

In addition to the fees below, there is a $3.00 per stay transaction fee for all overnight stays.

State Park Primitive camping:  First-come-first serve.  Primitive camping is available at Switchgrass, Side Oats, Little Bluestem and Indiangrass campgrounds.  State Park Daily Camping Fees: $10.00.  Can be paid at State Park office or via self pay station.

RV camping:  Reserve online by clicking the "FIND A CAMPSITE"

button or by calling Wilson State Park at (785) 658-2465. 

Fees vary depending on utilities.

Lovegrass PREMIER Camping

at Buffalograss and Dakota areas

LOVEGRASS PREMIER CAMPING:  First-Come-First Serve.  NO exceptions!

Primitive Camping/Non-electric camping area adjancent to the Lovegrass Festival grounds at Buffalograss and Dakota areas (shown in yellow on the map) will be available for a rate of $25.00 per night, per camping unit, from Thursday, August 11th at 12 pm through Sunday, August 14th at 2 pm.  Stay all three nights for $60!  Fees are paid directly to Lovegrass Music Festival Association and a camping permit sticker is required to be purchased from Lovegrass Crew prior to entry.  There are a limited amount of these permits, and they are first come-first serve ONLY!  No saving of spaces will be allowed!  Daily vehicle permits are still required to be paid to the state park office.

Lovegrass Map


Sylvan park is 7 miles from Wilson State Park.  The park offers mostly shaded campsites, showers, a playground and rv hookups.  The spillway offers some great fishing!

Minooka park is 10 miles from Wilson State Park.  The park offers glorious lake views and water access, showers, rv hookups, a swim beach, playgrounds and several boat ramps.


Lucas park is 10 miles from the State Park.  The park offers hiking, beautiful views of the lake, water access, showers, RV hookup, a swimming beach, playground

and a boat ramp.

other lodging

DAYS inn, russell                                   785-483-6660

Fossil Creek INN & Suites, russell           877-866-4630

Cedar Ridge Cabins                                 785-623-3937

fossil creek RV park, russell                    785-483-2603

Garden view lodge, lucas                        785-658-6607

HellCreek Cabins, wilson lake                806-333-2640

horseshoe lodge, lucas                            785-525-7717

lasada lodge, russell                               785-483-3758

the lodge at russell                                 785-483-2107

lucas rv park, Lucas                                 785-525-6236

the mahoney house, russell                     509-434-4374

Midland railroad hotel, wilson              785-658-2284

quality inn, russell                                785-483-2488

triple j rv park, russell                           785-483-4826

wilson RV park, wilson                           785-628-5512