Below are the confirmed Eclipse viewing, parking, camping, events areas
Over 800 primitive RV and Camping sites are currently available.
Click on upper right corner for a full screen map.
Please note: Please do not interfere with others’ enjoyment of the Eclipse. Music, flying objects, flash photography, disruptive acts, anything that will annoy or disrupt anyone’s experience or that will take away from this once-in-a-lifetime experience should not be done during the eclipse.
Please respect your neighbor and enjoy the experience.
These sites will have the automatic lights shut off so they will not come on during the eclipse.
For reservations and details on camping/parking, please call the individual phone numbers.
Carhenge – 2 1/2 miles north of Alliance on Hwy 87.
Totality time: 2 min. 28.5 sec
Celebrate the sun going dark – no viewing charge
Jeske’s (primitive) RV and Tent Res: (308) 762-3763
East side of Carhenge paid car parking, no reservations.
Laing Lake Park – Box Butte Avenue and 18th St.
Totality time: 2 min., 29.8 sec. – no viewing charge
Shady trees, large open areas
Berean Church Parking – paid car parking, no reservations
Birch (primitive) up to 4 tents, portapottie, water, 6 blks to Laing Lake Park, 6 blks to shower or dog park, pet friendly, fenced area 308-762-1121 Leave Message
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 312 W. 16th, primitive pull-through RV sites. Reservation: (308) 762-1965 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Airport Rodeo Grounds – 2 miles east of Alliance on Hwy 2, turn south (right) at the airport area sign, follow signs to the Rodeo Grounds… Totality time: 2 min. 30.6 sec. Parking reservations available HERE– closest area to centerline, large open area, no lights
Airport Fly-in only viewing site: at the Alliance Municipal Airport. The FBO, Heartland Aviation is sponsoring a Fly-in only viewing site for pilots and their passengers. Reservations for airplane parking: (308) 762-5311 Space is limited… Lunch available.
Other Viewing/Camping/Parking sites:
Toadstock: Party on the Prairie
Totality time: 2 min. 30.4 seconds, no lights, great stars
6 miles west on Otoe Road, 1/2 north on CR 67 Friday, Saturday, Sunday live bands nightly, Free primitive campsites with nightly event ticket
Breen RV Parking and viewing site: No lights, dark skies, room for 50 RVs, dry camping, porta-potties, water available. Easy access from Hwy 385, 5 miles northwest of Alliance. 2 min, 28 seconds of total eclipse time. Reservations: (308) 762-3701
Smith RV/Tent Parking and viewing site: Primitive camping 6 miles west on Otoe Road, Quiet area away from the hubbub, Dark Skies for star gazing. Easy access directly off paved road. Res: 308-760-6021
Klock RV site: No lights, great star viewing in dark skies, room for 15-20 RVs, primitive camping with water available on site. Easy access from Hwy 385. Six miles south of Alliance. 2min, 29.7 seconds of total eclipse time.Turn on Wayne Rd. Reservations: (308) 763-1884
Blakeman Trailer Court, west side of Alliance on Hwy 385 – 50 amp elec, water, sewer, just a couple left. Many primitive RV / tent sites available w/ port-potties. Res: (308) 762-3537
Garza RV Parking: East side of Alliance. Primitive camping on paved/gravel lot, w/viewing area, easy access from Highway 2. Few streetlights to interfere with the eclipse. 2 min 30.2 seconds of totality. Reservations: (308) 760-4869
Wells Ranch: 8 miles south on CR 59, 1/2 east. No lights, great viewing site – primitive RV/Tent sites 2 min 30.0 sec. of totality. Paved road to within 1/2 mile of pasture. FaceBook Res: (303) 579-0892
Skyview RC Club: Remote Control airplanes, drones, and helicopters fly on August 19-20. Primitive RV and Tent camping all weekend and through the Eclipse (2min 30.6 sec). Porta-potties on site. Reservations: (308) 763-8794
Ike and Sons Storage: Primitive RV parking, located on a green field. Close to K-Mart and local restaurants. Souvenirs available. Reservations: (308) 762-5551
PST Automotive: 1450 W.3rd, Primitive 1 RV parking, next to secure building in town, close to restaurants and K-Mart. Reservation: (308) 760-7100
Johnson’s RV only sites: 1/2 mile south of Kansas on CR 59, (2min 30.5 sec) Primitive parking in country, paved road to site, dark skies with no streetlights Res: (308) 760-7100
Planansky RV: Full service (water, sewer, and electricity. Dark skies with no streetlights. 2min 18 sec. of Totality. Reservations (308) 487-5354
Roes RV Campground: Dark skies, no streetlights. Concrete pads, water, electricity. 2min 16sec of Totality. Reservations: (308) 760-0213
In Alliance as we Wait for the Sun to go DARK
Live Music Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
Food Vendors, Beer Garden, Kid games.
Fun and educational activities all weekend
Astronomical seminars. TBA