Ever wonder what the grounds of your favorite festival might look like without all the people? Or better yet, in the middle of winter?
Even though the trees may be bare and the weather far from pleasant, the sights captured in the photos still bring back fond memories of Forests of years past and spark anticipation for the fourth annual festival this summer.
You’ll notice only a handful of structures within the Forest remain standing year-round. Many are built just for Electric Forest each summer only to be deconstructed shortly afterwards and returned to storage for the year.
Enjoy the repost of Electric Forest’s Instagram stream from the #EFsitewalk below.
Can you see Tripolee?
The Tripolee Barn – lets see what’s inside.
Check out these beauties! Anyone want to race?
Tripolee’s a wrap! Heading for the maple woods… no one likes their picture taken except the trees.
SOMEONE forgot the disk golf bag at the hotel.
Spring is close… this will be a leafy green canopy in 98 days!
The lake: no polar bearing!
…even if the snow has almost melted!
Hoofing it through the VIP area.
According to Double JJ resident legend-keeper Wally Wojack, back in the day these cabins were equipped with doors between bedrooms so vacationers could visit their neighbors…
Goodbye wagon wheel! We’re going to take a lunch break and rendezvous in The Sherwood Forest!
Returning to Sherwood Forest for the first time in 2014!
The Forest is very quiet without you.
Meanwhile, in the Back 40, there’s a boot that needs some love.
It may be quiet now, but great things are about to happen!
A mist rises on The Nest.
Thanks for following the #EFsitewalk today! Here’s Ellie in the warehouse, ready to see YOU in The Forest!
All photos and captions courtesy Electric Forest on Instagram.