Hipcamp host Marty S.
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Park your vehicle on a beautiful 3 acres less than a mile away from Lake Tahoe. The setting is lawn with gravel parking area, our koi pond and recycled stream with large pines surrounding it. Trails are right out the door and we are next to the national forest.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No campfires
Potable water available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
Electrical hookup available
Water hookup available
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-in site
Max length 27ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: loose gravel
Surface levelness: flat
Have a question? Send marty a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 2
  • Accepts bookings: 9 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Horseback riding

Available in nearby areas

Whitewater paddling

Rafting the Truckee river about 15 minutes away

Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at RV Spot in the Forest with a Pond in California.


Beaches are nearby


Surrounded by national forest


Lake Tahoe is less than one mile down the road


We are located at 6500 ft elevation

River, stream, or creek

Many places nearby to hike with creeks and streams


Large driveway plus extra places to park cars.

The vibe at RV Spot in the Forest with a Pond

28 Reviews

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Hipcamper Heather
Heather C.
recommends this listing.
August 16th, 2020

Our first time trying out hipcamp. I feel spoiled that it was at Marty’s place. They have a nice level spot by their house. You have a nice grassy lawn right next to the spot. There is a little pond with flowing water.
Marty provided a hose and electricity, a picnic table and a few chairs. A quick walk up a dirt road gets you to a beautiful view of the lake. Marty was very sweet and helpful.

Hipcamper Jennifer
Jennifer M.
recommends this listing.
August 25th, 2020

We had a great stay at Marty’s RV site. It’s secluded but open, lovely landscaping, easy access for water and electrical hookup. The one caution I’d have is to make sure you navigate with Google- NOT Apple Maps!

Hipcamper Molly
Molly B.
recommends this listing.
August 26th, 2020

Marty's place was perfect. We spent two lovely nights on her land and were able to walk down to the lake on a beautiful wooded path. My dog enjoyed the nice patch of grass to lay on and the sound of babbling water in the pond was very relaxing.

Hipcamper Caitlin

Tranquil spot, walkable to lake!

Caitlin P.
recommends this listing.
August 30th, 2020

Highly recommend! Marty was a wonderful and welcoming host and we loved our tent camping stay on her land. The space is set up really thoughtfully with a picnic table, garden hose, peaceful pond, and easy access to the garage and half bath. The space is quiet and feels very private even though it’s just off the driveway. Easy, scenic to walk from the site down to the lake, and close to a ton of great hiking trails. Would definitely come back next time we visit Tahoe.

Hipcamper marty
Response from marty, the Host, on September 2nd, 2020

glad you found it comfortable and we would love to have you back.

Remove vote :(
Hipcamper Debbie

It doesn’t get much better

Debbie S.
recommends this listing.
September 1st, 2020

Marty promptly answered a couple of questions we had before we embarked on our trip. She and her husband greeted us and assisted with backing our trailer in. They were perfect hosts. The location was beyond expectations. The site was well-groomed and level with a nice picnic table. Our trailer faced the beautifully manicured lawn and the picture-perfect pond. The soothing sound of the waterfall was icing on the cake. We found the location convenient. We enjoyed a quiet, private stay. We will return to this gem.

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Hipcamper Sally

Very private yard, friendly hosts!

Sally N.
recommends this listing.
September 11th, 2020

The site is great! My family and 2 dogs had a wonderful time hiking around, and really enjoyed the lake. Thank you Marty!

Hipcamper Michael
Michael S.
recommends this listing.
September 11th, 2020

It was a lovely spot but at this time of the year there were lots of aggressive yellowjackets. We couldn't sit outside in the evening because of those pests. Otherwise, the property and Marty were terrific. The location is also great; quiet and beautiful. Thanks!

Hipcamper Robin

Pretty spot with nice hosts

Robin S.
recommends this listing.
September 14th, 2020

Our hosts, Marty and Julian were most welcoming. Julian mentioned they had lawn bocce and a croquet set we could use if we wanted. He recommended some places in town for eats and drinks. Marty was very courteous and considerate while having her dogs around our dog, not wanting to instigate any issues. The campsite is on their property, adjacent to their house, but still fairly private. it is very pretty with the lawn and soothing sound of the waterfall splashing into the pond. They are at the end of their road, which is great for access to hiking. (Electricity and water are available.) Two cautions: one is that the turnaround to back into the site is small...with our 26' trailer, we ended up having to back down the long driveway to the road, and then back up it to get into the spot. Maybe not a big deal if you're short, but for us, it was a challenge this time. Will know better how to navigate for next time. The other was the adjacent property doing a lot of construction, which was pretty noisy with backhoes, etc. during the day. Don't know if this will be going on much longer, so may not be an issue down the road, but something to be apprised of for the near future. We could tell our hosts were not happy about it. Would I recommend this spot? Yes, especially if you'd rather not be around other campers.

Hipcamper marty
Response from marty, the Host, on September 16th, 2020

Glad you enjoyed the spot. And yes there is an end in site with the neighbors landscaping. It is normally so peaceful up here at the end of the road by the forest. Hope you will come again.

Remove vote :(
Hipcamper Vanessa

Lovely solitude

Vanessa S.
recommends this listing.
September 17th, 2020

Perfect location for walking, biking to neighborhoods. Basic amenities for independent stay. The yard surprisingly a little zen with spirited charms, plus nice stretch on the lawn...

Go swim!!! Blub.Don't take it serious today. Seriously.Giddyup! Yeah plants!Behave!
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