Hipcamp host Rory G.
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Beautiful dispersed camping on 18 acres of raw land overlooking the Painted Desert. Quiet, peaceful, secluded. Cars basically never come down this road, you're likely to see more cows than people :) The site is in a great central location. 11 miles to the Petrified Forest entrance off the I-40 and 15 miles to Holbrook for supplies, great eateries and just a good old Route 66 Continue reading...
Beautiful dispersed camping on 18 acres of raw land overlooking the Painted Desert. Quiet, peaceful, secluded. Cars basically never come down this road, you're likely to see more cows than people :) The site is in a great central location. 11 miles to the Petrified Forest entrance off the I-40 and 15 miles to Holbrook for supplies, great eateries and just a good old Route 66 town vibe! The nearest neighbor a half mile away, so you'll have plenty of privacy. Awesome sunsets over the painted desert & brilliant star gazing by night. Free range cows and jack rabbits roaming around. Its peaceful and calm, you're in the middle of nowhere yet right by everything. You can set up your tent or whatever you're sleeping in anywhere on the property you like. The space is 1.5 miles off the Interstate 40. Easy to get to, however the last 1/2 mile is a little bumpy and sandy in spots so be prepared for that. I'd recommend something with high clearance but any normal car should be fine.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
10 bookable sites
RV details
Max length 60ft
RV hookups
None
Access
Group sizes
Up to 16 people per site
No potable water
Bring your own water
Fires allowed
No toilet
Dig a cathole, pack it out
Pets allowed
Off leash
No showers
Pack it out
No picnic table
No wifi
Have a question? Send Rory a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 1PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Hiking

Besides the national park, there's a trail that runs right through the middle of the property. the local cows have created a wh...Read more

Wildlife watching

Cows often stop by and sometimes you'll see jackrabbits running around.

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Big Spin Ranch Petrified Forest in Arizona.

Desert

Even on a cool day the sun is strong and there's no shade trees so come prepared for that.

Places to see near Big Spin Ranch

Carson National Forest
Carson National Forest
12 miles way Explore
Eagle Nest Lake State Park
Eagle Nest Lake State Park
30 miles way Explore
Cimarron Canyon State Park
Cimarron Canyon State Park
35 miles way Explore
Coyote Creek State Park
Coyote Creek State Park
37 miles way Explore
Santa Fe National Forest
Santa Fe National Forest
45 miles way Explore
Heron Lake State Park
Heron Lake State Park
50 miles way Explore
Hyde Memorial State Park
Hyde Memorial State Park
51 miles way Explore
El Vado Lake State Park
El Vado Lake State Park
52 miles way Explore
Valles Caldera National Preserve
Valles Caldera National Preserve
55 miles way Explore
Fort Union National Monument
Fort Union National Monument
58 miles way Explore
Pecos National Historical Park
Pecos National Historical Park
64 miles way Explore
Storrie Lake State Park
Storrie Lake State Park
64 miles way Explore
Fenton Lake State Park
Fenton Lake State Park
65 miles way Explore
Trinidad Lake State Park
Trinidad Lake State Park
82 miles way Explore
San Luis State Park
San Luis State Park
82 miles way Explore
Sugarite Canyon State Park
Sugarite Canyon State Park
85 miles way Explore
Villanueva State Park
Villanueva State Park
87 miles way Explore
Great Sand Dunes National Park
Great Sand Dunes National Park
91 miles way Explore
Lathrop State Park
Lathrop State Park
94 miles way Explore
Navajo State Park
Navajo State Park
96 miles way Explore

The vibe at Big Spin Ranch Petrified Forest

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Hipcamper Tracie
Tracie S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 30th, 2018

Kind of hard to find. There aren’t many places to camp nearby so it’s a good place, albeit a little expensive for a patch of dirt. We camped in a dry pond and there wasn’t a soul in sight. Very peaceful

Hipcamper Mason K.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
December 9th, 2018
Property
Big Spin Ranch
State
Arizona
$20/night
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