About A Place to Camp
Highway 1 is closed at Gorda. Big Sur can only be reached from the north down Hwy 1, or from the east over the mountain on Nacimiento-Fergusson road from Hwy 101. After booking use written directions only. Address in map will lead to the wrong location.
Along a wild and lonely coastline where the mountains meet the sea, lies a minimalistic homestead beside the flowing creek. Practicing simple eco-sustainable and environmentally friendly living techniques. Contributions help to facilitate the nurturing and sharing of this sacred space.
Surrounded by ocean and forest, there are many hiking trails and beaches nearby. A great place for meditation or exploration, although some areas can be very dangerous with steep cliffs and loose rocks.
There is no internet, electricity or phone service on-site or nearby. There is good drinking water and an outdoor open kitchen with pots & pans, dishes, a stove, and a firepit with grill for cooking. Food and meals may be available as needed (donations are appreciated). There are composting poopers.
This is an outdoor living experience on land that features an organic garden, fruit trees, chickens, goats, pigs, bees, dogs and cats. Be aware that things like spiders, snakes, racoons, mice, poison oak, etc, exist in natural areas like this.
When visiting, check in and out if possible. A greeting is not guaranteed, hosts may be away, busy or asleep after dark. You are welcome to explore the grounds. This is a place to help people help themselves. If you need anything, please ask. It is best to arrive before dark.
Be prepared for independence, with a light, warm clothes, plenty of gas, groceries and anything else you may want or need from town. Make sure you follow the written directions and have them saved, printed or written down, as well as the house manual.
No personal fires, besides in designated areas. Please bring minimal waste and take away your own garbage.
Alcohol is discouraged as well as loud electronic devices.
Inquiries may be responded to by Maggie who does not live on site.
Besides camping there are other rustic accommodations available that can be reserved based on varying donation amounts, please inquire for more information.
- Listing type: Private
- No. of sites: 1
- Accessible by: Drive
- Accommodation: Tent Only
- Check in after: 2PM
- Check out before: 12PM
- Cancellation policy: Strict
- On arrival: Meet and greet
- Minimum nights: None
- Accepts bookings: 3 months out
- Response time: More than 24 hours
- Response rate: 80%
The vibe at A Place to Camp
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This was better than we could have ever guessed. I don;t want to spoil the surprise but it has inspired me to see that places like this are out there for us to discover. Perfect camping and community. I hope to be able to share a homestead this generous and enchanting with the world one day. Until then, I'll just keep going back to visit.
We really enjoyed our time at A Place to Camp. It was a perfect location to have a weekend of digital detox off grid. Our hosts were friendly and open, the other guests were also friendly and kind. My boyfriend and I enjoyed our little corner of the camp site, walk to the beach and short drive to Sand Dollar Beach. We will definitely go back for another visit.