The 10 Principles

Our ethos is built on the 10 Principles, a set of commonly understood values reflected in the Burning Man experience. Radical Inclusion: Anyone may be a part of Burning Man. …read more

Join the Black Rock Explorers

The Black Rock Explorers program gives Burner kids (and their parents) opportunities to go behind the scenes of Black Rock City to take part in educational field trips, hands-on events …read more

Getting Help

Carry Your ID on Playa While Black Rock City is a magical place where you can be whomever or whatever you want, there are still instances where you’ll want to …read more

On-Playa Resources

Black Rock Rangers Black Rock Rangers are veteran members of the Burning Man community who can help mediate disagreements, find lost kids, address safety concerns, direct participants to resources and …read more

City Infrastructure

One of the Burning Man 10 Principles is Radical Self-reliance, but Black Rock City is a big place and sometimes you need help, advice or just someone to talk to. …read more


Cultural Course Correcting Recent challenges are threatening the fabric of our community: people using photos from Black Rock City to promote products and businesses, exclusivity on mutant vehicles and in …read more


Black Rock City is a vast open space. You’re really really going to want to have a bike to get around and explore, cuz like we said: vast. Burning Man …read more