Hipcamp host Alan N.
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Pitch your tent on the side of a cliff and watch wild life, hear the river and relax.  See the moon rise over the mountains and stars without any intrusive lights. Wild life include quail, foxes, deer and turkeys. All while being 3 minutes away from Black Oak Casino and it's fabulous restaurants and the West Side Trail. 

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Pitch your tent on the side of a cliff and watch wild life, hear the river and relax.  See the moon rise over the mountains and stars without any intrusive lights. Wild life include quail, foxes, deer and turkeys. All while being 3 minutes away from Black Oak Casino and it's fabulous restaurants and the West Side Trail. 

Campfires are to be seasonal, due to local restrictions. Usually allowed late Fall to Spring.

We are 10 minutes away from Sonora,  30 minutes away from Pinecrest. 90 minutes away from the 120 entrance to Yosemite. Our camp is perfect for all seasons. at 2800 feet elevation we really dont get snow, but we are 45 minutes away from Dode Ridge Ski resort and the Snow Park play area on Hwy 108.  There are so many things to do and see here at all times of year. Columbia State Park and Railtown in Jamestown are wonderful.  Come and enjoy Tuolumne County and the views I have had since a child. 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
1 site
Up to 5 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-in site
Max length 14ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: concrete pad
Surface levelness: flat
Have a question? Send Alan a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Hiking
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Camp Heather in Tuolumne City in California.

Forest
Canyon
Mountainous

The vibe at Camp Heather in Tuolumne City

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Hipcamper Lindsey
Lindsey P.
recommends this listing.
August 1st, 2018

Camp Heather far exceeded my (high) expectations; the view, the wildlife, the quiet, the stars, the amenities, the host - all of it. Pictures do not give the sweeping views justice. This spot is truly a slice of paradise. The thoughtful and gracious hosts did not overlook a single detail from the sweet welcome basket to the onsite grill -- everything was tailored for a relaxing and enjoyable experience. The hosts were not only helpful and knowledgeable of the local spots to explore (hiking trails, swimming holes), they were warm communicative. We are already looking forward to our next stay at Camp Heather!

Hipcamper Amy
Amy C.
recommends this listing.
July 29th, 2018

This place is pure magic! We were lucky enough to be the first Hipcampers to stay here and the views are indescribable. Alan was very attentive and helpful. Great host! We had plenty of places to pick from to pitch our tent, and a whole gazebo to ourselves where we hung most of the evening overlooking the mountains, forest, and valley. We saw wildlife on the property which was awesome - deer, quail, and other various animals. We had a clear view of the moon rising over the mountains around 10pm and there were stars galore. This is definitely a place you’ll remember once you stay here, can’t reccomend it enough — My new favorite Hipcamp!

Tied our hammock up overlooking the mountains :)Private Gazebo! We relaxed sitting on the edge of the gazebo all evening. Dinner time with a side of mountain.
Hipcamper Francesca
Francesca R.
recommends this listing.
September 16th, 2018

Absolutely beautiful views! Alan is an awesome host. My boyfriend and I loved the peaceful atmosphere and the outdoor cabin feel. We hope to stay at Camp Heather again one day.

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Hipcamper Alice
Alice H.
recommends this listing.
October 27th, 2018

This was a lovely campsite. We really enjoyed waking up to the amazing vista. The wood gazebo is a lovely spot to enjoy the view and have a relaxing breakfast. We also enjoyed looking at the stars from the wooden chairs overlooking the view. Alan was a great host and had a lot of small touches that made the stay nice - citronella candles and lighter to keep the bugs away, clear instructions to help us find our way since we arrived in the evening, informational books and magazines to help you learn more about the the history and attractions around Tuolomne. There are also two neighborly cats to greet you. Highly recommend this spot.

Camp Heather in Tuolumne City
Hipcamper Alan
Response from Alan, the Host, on November 1st, 2018

Thank you Alice, glad you enjoyed your stay.

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Hipcamper Danielle
Danielle N.
recommends this listing.
November 5th, 2018

Beautiful beautiful space with incredible views. My friend and I were very happy staying here before heading to Yosemite. Our hosts were extremely helpful and nice throughout our stay as well!

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Hipcamper Sanne

Glamping paradise!

Sanne A.
recommends this listing.
January 6th, 2019

This is a beautiful spot with amazing views! We celebrated New Year's Eve infront of the fireplace underneath the stars and are very happy with our stay. Camp Heather worked great for us who were glamping, we could drive our car right up to the spot. Alan's house is just close by and you use his private bathroom, which was nice for us as we were winter camping - that hot shower, indoors, was divine. The house is very close so it's not that secluded which can be good to keep in mind - if you want deep nature it is not the best spot but if you like the glamping life, this is perfect! Alan, the host, was very nice, respectful of privacy, and gave us tons of tips for things to explore in the area. Would stay again!

Hipcamper Nicole
Nicole G.
recommends this listing.
June 1st, 2020

This was our first time using HipCamp, and our standards have been set extremely high after this vacation. Alan and Heather were absolutely phenomenal, kind, and genuine hosts, and wonderful people in general. The site was perfect for my fiancé and I when we arrived, along with a basket of the history of Tuolumne, two mini wine bottles, and quite a few other items that made our stay more than we could’ve asked for. The view was absolutely breathtaking and we had the most relaxing stay here. I would HIGHLY recommend, and we will definitely be staying here again in the future. Thank you, Alan and Heather!

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Hipcamper Mylene

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Mylene L.
recommends this listing.
June 7th, 2020

My husband and I had a wonderful time staying at Camp Heather. Host Alan and his wife Heather were very friendly. They showed us the property when we came in. Campsite was clean with a nice private bathroom plus hot showers - such a treat. Love the bench and the gazebo. Lots of firewood too.

Thanks to all the tips on what to see around Toulumne - my husband and I had a great Sunday ride through Sonora pass and Markleeville. Will definitely stay again and will bring other riders.

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Hipcamper Patrick
Patrick H.
recommends this listing.
June 8th, 2020

Great views from the deck! It sits right on the side of the mountain. Overall, the spot was as expected! However, the views via photos don't do it justice. The overlook includes a small view of the North Fork Tuolumne River. We experienced quite a bit of wind on the deck so keep your 'lighter' items secured so they don't blow away -- nonetheless, the wind was all very manageable. Spotted several deer, turkeys, and even a gray fox that was hunting in the tall dry grass an hour after sundown. Bathroom (attached to the dwelling) was very clean and accommodating. On the deck a little table was set up with some welcoming items and a trashbag was provided for trash. Technically didn't meet the host Alan but did meet someone in lieu. Definitely unique and would love to come back!

Photo taken during mid-morning, loved this setup!Chairs set up to the right of the deck
Property
Camp Heather
State
California
Country
United States
$100/night
1 Site

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