Hipcamp host George S.
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This our large group camping area. We can accomodate large groups up to 40 or more. This area offers shady flat camping . A large fire pit, tables and chairs . There is also a pit toilet as well we have a porta potty . The views from this location are legendary! Kids camp free! We now have firewood available 10$ a bundle! This is a a leave no trace campsite we do not offer t


This our large group camping area. We can accomodate large groups up to 40 or more. This area offers shady flat camping . A large fire pit, tables and chairs . There is also a pit toilet as well we have a porta potty . The views from this location are legendary! Kids camp free! We now have firewood available 10$ a bundle! This is a a leave no trace campsite we do not offer trash bins, please pack it out . 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, trailers, RVs, vans and truck campers
1 site
Up to 35 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send george a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

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Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Big Sage in California.

Hot spring

Near by are numerous hot springs


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Hipcamper Carlos
Carlos B.
recommends this listing.
October 15th, 2018

Wow! Such a beautiful, private, clean spot in one of the most unique places. I love Mono Lake and Mono Camp made it a truly magical trip.

George was super attentive before arrival, was a great Host while there, and was able to provide firewood for really cheap. We met on arrival and he showed me around. I was so impressed! He is really excited to share his land with campers and I felt so welcomed.

Big Sage is a great place for larger groups. We came for a friend's birthday weekend and all 9 of us LOVED it. The site was very clean and as expected- lots of room to spread out, large firepit, astroturf for extra insulation (and cool greenery vibes), the toilet was very clean, running water available by the house, just all around amazing. The table that is set up is pretty spacious and we had no problem prepping meals on it.

One of the many great things about Mono Camp is the proximity to the Mono Lake. There's a forest road nearby that takes you pretty close to the shore. It's a 15-minute walk from where the road deadends. HIGHLY recommend driving down to the end and walking down to the lake. You'll have the whole place to yourself.

The sun rises at Mono Camp are unreal! Be sure to wake up early (30 minutes before sunrise) to watch the sun light up the Mono Basin and turn everything a spectrum of colors.

I can't wait to come back here.

Dog party! Rusty (the husky standing) lives on the property. Bella (white dog) lives on the adjacent property. She likes to come over and hang out with campers. Very friendly and well-behaved dogs! A short 15-minute walk from the end of the forest road by camp takes you to what feels like a completely different world! View of the lake from the end of the forest road. A quick 5-minute drive from camp! Such a cool place to set up camp!
Hipcamper Danielle
Danielle W.
recommends this listing.
September 19th, 2018

Friendly Dogs + Lake Views + Mountains + Sage, it doesn't get much better

Hipcamper Lily
Lily M.
recommends this listing.
May 27th, 2019

Such a beautiful spot!! Thank you George we had a wonderful time

Hipcamper Helen

Beautiful view and quiet

Helen L.
recommends this listing.
June 16th, 2019

A wonderful secluded spot with a relaxed host and a truly amazing view. If you want a private spot, definitely come here. And George was extremely on it, yet chill in his communication.

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Hipcamper Joe
Joe O.
recommends this listing.
July 7th, 2019

Loved this spot! So happy to use the shade structure, BBQ, fire pit, and sound system. The views are amazing and the spot is close to a lot of fun destinations. We came here for my birthday with 10 people and there was plenty of space. Highly recommended.

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Hipcamper Kendra
Kendra W.
recommends this listing.
July 17th, 2019

Beautiful and quiet retreat, a lovely place to land with our 3 kids for the night. Don’t use Google map link as it will drop you 2 miles down the road, use the address given.

Hipcamper Sandra

A perfect camping trip

Sandra D.
recommends this listing.
July 22nd, 2019

We loved every second of Big Sage.
About 10 of us went camping out there and there was more than enough room for all of us.
Everything felt so private, and our dogs had a blast spending time off leash.
We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect vacation.

Hipcamper Daniel

Surreal experience!

Daniel A.
recommends this listing.
July 22nd, 2019

Big Sage was such an incredible surprise! It’s literally in the middle of nowhere so if you’re looking to seriously get away, this place is a great choice.

We spent three nights here and I wish I would’ve stayed a couple more to really soak in the beauty and seclusion. There was a full moon on one of our nights which light up the lake like a light bulb. It was amazing.

Camping in the high desert is such a unique and different experience from the forest camping that I’m used to. Although we didn’t meet the host, he seems nice and was helpful. The one thing I’d recommend to him would be to update the images of the canopy as they aren’t current. The canopy shades are older and fairly weathered and don’t look anything like the colorful ones shown. It honestly didn’t matter at all because it was still great and we totally enjoyed spending a lot of time underneath it. It just isn’t what’s pictured.

Would I come back? Absolutely! I’m pretty sure this was my favorite car camping experiences and I’ve had many. Thank you, George for making this available to us. It’s a true gem.

Hipcamper Kayla

One of my best camping trips.

Kayla W.
recommends this listing.
July 24th, 2019

The communication with George was minimal. I started to worry that we hadn’t properly book when it took multiple emails to get a response. But alas he did reply and the site was WAY BEYOND EXPECTATIONS. We wanted a recluse spot away from everything, and that’s exactly what we got. This site is the biggest and most private of the grounds. We really felt like we were in the Wild West with nothing around for hundreds of miles.

We will definitely be coming back here to camp, together and individually. There are no real pests, flies or bugs. There’s some, but it’s less than expected.


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