Hipcamp host Jeralynn S.
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We feel certain you will not be disappointed with this beautiful river canyon. We back up to several hundred acres of public land along the middle fork. We have one sleeping cabin and two tent site developed at this time (can be rented separately). The swimming is awesome and tons of hiking available on BLM land up river. There are many family owned wineries in the area, most
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We feel certain you will not be disappointed with this beautiful river canyon. We back up to several hundred acres of public land along the middle fork. We have one sleeping cabin and two tent site developed at this time (can be rented separately). The swimming is awesome and tons of hiking available on BLM land up river. There are many family owned wineries in the area, most of them offering free tasting of their wines. This is a short drive to Tahoe and the Marshall gold discovery site as well as the historic hangtown Placerville.
Lodging provided
Cabin
1 site
Up to 3 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No campfires
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Jeralynn a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Cosumnes River Cabin Camp in California.

Mesa or canyon

You will be in a small meadow in the Cosumnes river canyon

Forest
Mountainous
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Swimming hole

The vibe at Cosumnes River Cabin Camp

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Hipcamper Jonathan
Jonathan F.
recommends this listing.
September 11th, 2018

We had tons of fun at Jeralynn’s campsite. I can see how easy it would be to get lost, but our host’s directions were perfect. The cabin was comfortable and safe, and a perfect size for us and our two dogs. It was a short walk to a fantastic river swimming hole and large sunny flat rock, perfect place to spend a warm afternoon. The site also backs miles of BLM land and we had a lovely hike with the pups. All in all a great weekend getaway!

Hipcamper Acacia
Acacia S.
recommends this listing.
November 5th, 2018

We had a great time! Will be back soon!

Hipcamper Keith

Eh...

Keith J.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
January 27th, 2019

Little cabin was nice to have a roof and walls for the night but very small and not very clean. We arrived at dark so it was a bit difficult to navigate the dirt roads leading up to the property. Also, the directions were given with the wrong address number so we were not sure we were in the right place until we saw a small printed sign for parking. The house number given to us was incorrect so we followed the dirt road till the end where we had to turn around in a very difficult spot and almost damaged our vehicle. Not a terrible place to stay in a pinch and on a budget, though.

Hipcamper Kristene Sue

Fantastic get away

Kristene Sue H.
recommends this listing.
February 20th, 2019

Fabulous, want to return soon!

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Hipcamper Colin

River camp relaxation

Colin M.
recommends this listing.
May 27th, 2019

This is a wonderful spot. The river is untamed, great to see a place as its been for years...

Cosumnes River Cabin Camp
Hipcamper Nikki
Nikki N.
recommends this listing.
May 28th, 2019

Get ready for a rustic cabin experience in the woods! The wood burning stove really added to the coziness of the cabin. We started up a fire as soon as we arrived in the early evening and pretty soon the cabin was nice and warm! Be sure to bring your own bedding for the pull-out bed. We brought plenty of blankets and pillows and were quite comfy. Just keep in mind this is more of a "bare bones" cabin. Nature is just outside the door, so don't be surprised if you find some insects inside. We had a few moths to keep us company.

The Cosumnes River is an easy walk down from the cabin, you definitely can't miss out on going down there! It was a little chilly while we were there, but I imagine it would be a perfect summer day swimming hole.

Be sure you look at the roads on google maps before you head out to the cabin though. It took us on the wrong road initially, but we easily found which road we were supposed to take.

Overall, I think this is the coziest cabin experience I've had. Come with an open mind, all your essential supplies and you'll have a swell time.

There was plenty of wood provided to start our fire, might be a good idea to bring some kindling though. It's amazing how warm the cabin got after the fire was roaring. Warming on up. Cosumnes River Cabin Camp
Hipcamper Christina
Christina T.
recommends this listing.
June 21st, 2019

Sweet little cabin on a great property just a quick little walk to a private swimming hole on the Cosumnes River! The cabin itself is very simple and pretty bare bones with a pullout futon, but has screened windows and a locking door. Great for when you don't feel like pitching a tent (though there's a nice tent site just a short walk away — I can see it being fun to book both for a little group). Bring your own sleeping bag / pillow / bedding. There's a little wood-burning stove if you get cold at night, though by early June, it was already plenty warm enough to sleep with the windows open (in a sleeping bag).

The swimming spot and river access is amazing — so secluded, no one in sight, and a wide expanse of flat rock that makes a nice little "beach" for hanging out on. The river is definitely moving very quickly at this time of year, so be careful.

The road in is dirt and has some private driveways branching off that sometimes look like the main road, as others have mentioned, but there was no issue navigating to Jeralynn's spot in daylight — you can easily tell what's main road and what's driveway with enough light. Just follow her detailed instructions, instead of what Google Maps says. And keep in mind that there's no bathroom and no outside table/space to cook or put stuff on. Lots of grassy space but with tall grass; what you're really getting is a little cabin structure and amazing access to the river for a great deal.

There's a nice, wide, flat expanse of rock to relax on by/in the river.Be careful of the springtime current — it's strong!Swimming spot on the river! 5-10 minutes away.
Hipcamper Jennifer
Jennifer K.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
July 3rd, 2019

Directions to the cabin was great we had no issues at all finding it. The cabin was a bit dirty but is basically just a roof over your head. The inside looks adobe and has one window that opens with a screen, but be careful the window doesn’t slide well and isn’t in a track. The walk to the river was a bit further then I anticipated if you are bringing chairs and picnic items it’s not convient. There was a water hose near the cabin but when turned on no water came out, as we were leaving we noticed a hose on the ground near the driveway this may have been the water source. The owners home is fairly close to the cabin as well so be cautious when using the great outdoors as your bathroom.

Hipcamper Daniel
Daniel K.
recommends this listing.
August 12th, 2019

The nearby river is absolutely incredible -- we spent most of our time lounging down there in the quiet, with the entire area completely to ourselves.

Camp was a bit buggy, but it's August -- what're you gonna do? Just make sure you bring some spray!

The host's house is quite nearby, but we still felt very private and undisturbed the entire stay.

Property
Cosumnes River Camping Canyon
State
California
$32/night
1 Site