Hipcamp host Judy S.
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Serene, Family, pet, kid friendly, rural off-grid tent camping near Joshua Tree National Park and Joshua Tree Lake on 5 acres of private land with incredible views.  10’x10’ tent platform with a windbreak and private fire pit. Parking for 1 car in front of your platform; others can park outside the fence in the designated area. Toilet and porta potty, solar shower, water tow

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Serene, Family, pet, kid friendly, rural off-grid tent camping near Joshua Tree National Park and Joshua Tree Lake on 5 acres of private land with incredible views.  10’x10’ tent platform with a windbreak and private fire pit. Parking for 1 car in front of your platform; others can park outside the fence in the designated area. Toilet and porta potty, solar shower, water tower with potable water if you forget to bring your own. Great cell service; no wi-fi. Community Shade Area has tables, chairs, 2 bbq grills with coals replenished regularly, and folding tables to use at your site.  Space, beauty, privacy and stargazing in the desert, at the base of Copper Mountain. Hike up the mountain to enjoy stunning views , and enjoy the big firepit up top with big rocks to sit on. Honor the Spirits, Nature, Mountains and Desert. The desert mice come out at night. You may also see other locals: chuckwallas, desert hares, coyotes, bats. Honor others with quiet after 10pm.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 2 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No wifi
Have a question? Send Judy a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out

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Activities

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Horseback riding

There are stables nearby with horses for rent.

Biking
Hiking
Climbing
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Platform 1 - small tent platform in California.

Lake

Joshua Tree Lake is just down the road.

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Desert
Mesa or canyon
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Hipcamper Eric
Eric G.
recommends this listing.
February 19th, 2018

Great spot to check out Joshua Tree. Only 15 minutes from The Joshua Tree entrance. Tent platforms were great for getting your tent off the rocks and sand. Would definitely come back for another visit to Joshua Tree.

Hipcamper Colleen
Colleen D.
recommends this listing.
March 18th, 2018

Such an amazing location, it was absolutely perfect to spend times with friends for a couple days to view the stars!

Hipcamper Tamra
Tamra J.
recommends this listing.
April 4th, 2018

Such a fun trip! I rented out all of the tent sites plus George the RV for an annual family trip which we hope to do again next year. The hills just behind you are fun for the kiddos to scramble around on and the drive to the National Park is only about 20 minutes away. The platforms are an great feature to keep your tent elevated. Although I think George could use a little TLC.

Hipcamper Sean
Sean M.
recommends this listing.
May 30th, 2018

Great secluded spot close to Joshua tree. Watch out for high winds.

Hipcamper Samantha
Samantha A.
recommends this listing.
November 25th, 2018

Beautiful property! Super close to the national park and you get some super sweet views of the moon rising behind the camp site!

Hipcamper Youmna
Youmna R.
recommends this listing.
January 8th, 2019

The instructions were clear, the campsite was exactly as described and photographed, and the nearby mountain was a great quick morning hike!
we also stargazed because the view of the night sky is AMAZING. definitely bring binoculars! Great night overall :)

Hipcamper Sara
Sara K.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
May 29th, 2019

Hard to find even with the directions, you can barely tell where you are supposed to drive through the brush, I'm glad we got there before the sun went down. The sites are poorly labelled, specifically site #5. The flush toilet was nice, but needs some sort of other door covering. The shower curtain worked when it wasn't windy, but at 2 am when the wind was gusting that curtain was flying in the air. Overall the place was tidy, just very small. I wouldn't not stay there if I was in the area again.

Hipcamper Adam
Adam P.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
October 21st, 2019

Tent platform 1 was good. However, there was another party on the platform when I arrived. When reviewing their booking confirmation at 11:00 PM, it was easy to see how the other party misidentified the site. I slept in their site and we ended up trading sites the next day. The other drawback to the area was that the majority of the sites were not that level. Still, it was nice to have running water, tables, and a safe area to camp.

Hipcamper Aaron
Aaron G.
recommends this listing.
June 14th, 2020

Great spot. We will be back

Awards

Best of 2018 California
Finalist
Property
Desert Daisy- camp under stars
State
California
Country
United States
$20/night
1 Site
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