Hipcamp host David K.
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Pitch a tent. It is a short drive to Joshua Tree National Park for hiking or climbing. There is a small mountain to climb right across the dirt road from my house. It is quiet and peaceful in the middle of the desert. Not fancy. This is a clothing optional 420-friendly and LGBTQ friendly place.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, RVs
5 sites
Up to 10 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Toilet available
Pull-through site, max length 48ft
No campfires
No pets
No hookups
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No kitchen
No wifi
Have a question? Send David a message!
  • Check in: After 12PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 18 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 50% off


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Horseback riding
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at A View of Joshua Tree in California.


The vibe at A View of Joshua Tree

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Hipcamper Brittany
Brittany S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 20th, 2017

David has a few perfect campsites! The one we were at was compete with a small grill and a large picnic table. He is one of the most hospitable hosts I've ever met! He is joyful and truly offers an incredible Joshua Tree stay very near the park.

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Hipcamper sahar
Sahar Z.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
December 30th, 2017

fantastic camping site for an overnight stay near Joshua Tree. We booked this location last minute and were created by a friendly host (Mr. Knoop). He provided a charcoal pit and a wood stove and made sure we were prepared for our night’s stay. The site is very close to the north (and less crowded) entrance to the national park.

Hipcamper Alex
Alex Y.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 28th, 2017

This was an amazing experience! David is a welcoming and kind host. He let us try out the yurt he just built and it was marvelous! We got to sleep under the stars and still have privacy. On top of that, he noticed we didn’t have a table like his other campsites so he made one from scratch and it was large and sturdy. He is such a handy, creative guy! The bathroom was clean and shower was hot. Honestly, it felt like we were glamping! We were super close to the Joshua Tree visitor center and his land was just off the beaten path enough for it to be quiet and dark. I would definitely recommend staying here. Thanks David!

Hipcamper Phoom
Phoom C.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 27th, 2017

This is my first time using HipCamp. I guess it is like AirBnB for camping however the system can be much more robust, I hope they improve soon. For this camp, I cannot recommend highly enough. David, our host, is a kind and gentle soul. Good for big groups when the park is full. Equidistant from Joshua Tree North and West entrances. Really appreciate the fire and the fire wood. Dog next door is a bit mean but still a great experience in the desert!

Hipcamper Ara
Ara B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
December 10th, 2017

Amazing. Glad it was there. Hidden gem.

Hipcamper Eric
Eric L.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
December 29th, 2017

David is super friendly and helpful! The yurt is a great addition to camping options. David clearly wants everyone to have what they need. He asked me for suggestions: a small table in the yurt would be nice. This was a very easy option for an overcrowded park. We loved being able to be away from the crowds!

Hipcamper Harley
Harley W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
January 1st, 2018

David was an incredible host with some great stories. He was extremely accommodating and the site was absolutely perfect. Would 100% come back 😊

Hipcamper Jenn
Jenn L.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
January 1st, 2018

Great place with easy access to all of the Mohave desert trails. Nice guy who really cares if his visitors are happy and enjoying the place. Recommend for sure.

Hipcamper Eva
Eva B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
January 3rd, 2018

David did everything to make sure we were having a good time! His place is well equipped and has amazing views. We would love to stay with him again.

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