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Pet-friendly Baja camper was inspired by our love for the Mexican culture, art, and hospitality. It carries Baja vibes in its vibrant colors and original details and offers great lake and mountain views.. Mellow community vibes, kayaks, SUP, stargazing, outdoor kitchen, Saturday bonfire nights, and more for wilderness nature and bug-loving mountain going adventure seekers ke


Pet-friendly Baja camper was inspired by our love for the Mexican culture, art, and hospitality. It carries Baja vibes in its vibrant colors and original details and offers great lake and mountain views.. Mellow community vibes, kayaks, SUP, stargazing, outdoor kitchen, Saturday bonfire nights, and more for wilderness nature and bug-loving mountain going adventure seekers keen to discover the Eastern Sierra.

Our camp is now CLOSED for the winter (except for the Blu House rental) and will reopen on April 22nd.

Please read below Covid-19 info as well as the entire listing description before requesting the booking. Stay safe and we can't wait to see you all soon! 

We have lower early season rates before Memorial Day weekend.

***COVID-19 INFO***

Warm greetings to you from our piece of paradise! This is a new reality we are all getting used to, please be kind and mindful while at the camp and adventuring in the area, respecting other’s space and maintaining the safe six-foot distance. We are unsure what official COVID-19 guidelines may be at the time of your visit but we will just mirror them. Things have, and still may change daily. Please be flexible, we truly appreciate your patience and understanding. 

We understand the concerns around the virus and would like to share with you the steps we are taking to ensure a safe, relaxing environment for all our guests and staff:

  • All restrooms are cleaned several times a day and all surfaces are disinfected. Please note, to ensure that social distancing guidelines are followed, our restrooms are closed to guests staying in their own RVs or our rental campers. Our public restrooms are only available to guests staying at tent sites, in vans/small trailers without a bathroom, and in the Sierra Stream rental trailer. 
  • Hand soaps, sanitizers, and disinfectants are available in all common areas for regular use.
  • The use of some of our amenities (such as laundry) may be limited or not available. 
  • Some normally provided items that cannot be wiped/sanitize (such as aluminum foil, plastic wrap) will be removed. 
  • As per May 1st order, the use of facial coverings while in public in Mono County and interacting with people outside of your household is required, in effect through the end of the COVID-19 pandemic emergency declaration. Please come prepared. We will ask you to wear masks/face coverings when walking around the camp but not when at your site.
  • Please be respectful of the maximum occupancy, as stated in the listing. Infants, children, and adults all count as one.
  • Consider getting all your supplies before coming to our community.

Now more than ever it is important to spend time connecting in the great outdoors and are ready to share campfires, starry nights, and our serene area with you. The mountains are a place to get back to basics, a place to explore, to breathe. It is a place where social distancing happens naturally. This is a great opportunity to be together in Nature and not to be isolated in our homes. Together (from a safe distance) we will remain healthy, positive, and strong!

Please read through the entire listing to find out more about Baja Camper and our camp. Can't wait to hear from you and to be part of your adventures in the Sierra :-)

The Baja Camper is the first and perhaps our favorite rental trailer. It's where we lived while we hatched the plan to adopt Paradise Shores. We had a fabulous time and fell in love with the Mexican culture, art and hospitality and wanted to share that experience with our guests at Paradise Shores. Make sure to bring some tequila to truly soak in the atmosphere!

The Baja is also where Rattle Snake Jim prefers to stay. Jim is one colorful character. One year while staying here, he was bitten by a rattler. The doctor said with treatment he had a 75% chance of living, but it would cost him well over hundred thousand dollars. Without treatment his chance of survival was only 25%. Uninsured at the time, Jim decided to roll the dice. He was curled up in the Baja, in a world of hurt, caringly looked after by his wife Denise. When he emerged ten days later he was wearing that rattler's tail on his hat, and has been ever since.

Our Baja themed camper is comfortable, fun, and offers great views of the lake and the mountains. It is ideal for a couple, but can sleep three adults. The sleeping options consist of queen size bedroom and a pull out couch located in the living room/kitchen. Free WiFi internet, TV with a DVD player, fridge, microwave, coffee maker, toaster are all provided. The kitchen is equipped with utensils, cookware, glasses, cups, plates, paper towels, soap, and all the typical kitchenware. Bed sheets, towels, and dish towels are ready for your use as well, and hot spring towels are available upon request. The trailer has a cooling system and an outside area with outdoor furniture. We also provide one-use supply of charcoal briquettes, to get you set up for your grilling, and you can buy locally grown firewood at our office. So, all you really need to bring is some clothing and food. Pretty much everything else is covered.

The rate includes space rent, propane, wifi, parking spot for one car as well as 12% Mono County occupancy tax (TOT). We can also accommodate an extra car, if needed, in our overflow parking. Please message us prior to booking with dates you're hoping to stay with us, so we can enable the "Extra Vehicle Fee" option for you. 

We're a husband and wife team and this is our adopted home - a small RV Park & Campground located directly on the shore of Bridgeport Reservoir. We believe in campfires, starry nights, good laughs, exploration, a deep sleep and an early rise. The mountains are a place to get back to basics, a place to explore, to breathe. So turn off your phone and turn on your senses. When you arrive, we won’t hand you a list of rules but we may ask you to join us for a campfire, remind you to conserve water, and to separate your trash so we can recycle it. That’s about it, oh yeah: relax, it’s your vacation.

It’s important to us that our guests don’t feel they are renting a camping site as much as they’re immersing themselves into the outdoor experience. You may just want to lounge outside and read for days. For the more adventurous, we offer a full slate of self-guided recreational activities such as hiking, kayaking, fishing, ATVing, rock climbing, biking, natural water slides, stand up paddle boards and so much more. Do you enjoy bird watching? There are hundreds of different species right here at Paradise Shores, which is located on a major bird migration route.

We do have modern conveniences such as wifi internet; however, we encourage our guest to “unplug” and immerse in the slow pace life instead. If you come to stay with us over the weekend, you're welcome to join us around the campfire and connect with fellow campers (we have fires on most Saturdays).

Did we mention that we love dogs? Be sure to bring you four legged friend when staying with us (we can accommodate up to two dogs in the camper but ask that they stay off the furniture - beds, sofas etc. - and are not left in the trailer unattended). Please let us know if you're planning on bringing a dog and what's their breed at the time of requesting the booking. As much as we love dogs, we won't be able to accommodate heavily shedding pets that aren't house trained. With dog wash and off-leash dog beach, your adventure pup will be a happy camper here! Please note that the dog beach can be quite limited when the water level in the reservoir is high. On the upside, the lake looks absolutely gorgeous then! When the water level is low, there's plenty of beach for walks, running and playing with your pup.

We hope Paradise Shores becomes your home as it is ours. It’s located in one of the most spectacular areas in the world. We’re surrounded on three sides by the high Sierra Nevada Mountains. Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Meadows, Mono Lake, June Lake, Virginia Lakes, Twin Lakes, and the historic gold-mining town of Bodie are all within a short drive from here.

Please note, our minimum stay requirements in the Baja camper varies through the season, based on remaining available dates and our enhanced cleaning schedule. We typically ask for 4 night minimum throughout the season and 5 nights over the 4th of July weekend (and won't have arrivals or departures on July 3rd & 4th). 

Occasionally, we relax the minimum at short notice (within a week or so prior to the date) and based on availability, please ask.

Lodging provided
Onsite rv or trailer
1 site
Up to 3 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
Laundry present
Have a question? Send Veronika a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 4
  • Accepts bookings: 9 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 7% off
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

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Hipcamper Madison
Madison K.
recommends this listing.
May 24th, 2017

I’d never been to the eastern Sierras and man, am I ever happy I went. This is my new favorite part of California.

Paradise Shores is a perfect launch spot for all kinds of fun outdoors stuff in the area—trail running and paddling at Twin Lakes, glorious hot springs, and all kinds of hiking. There’s tons to do on the property too: kayaking (they’ve got a few kayaks free for campers to use!), swimming, and stand up paddle boarding are just a few steps from your campsite. (Plus, you’ll have an incredible view of the mountains while doing any of these.)

Veronika and Alan are incredibly hospitable and knowledgable hosts and can usually be found working around the property with their son Oliver. They know a ton about the area, being avid climbers and outdoors-folk, and have some highly entertaining stories about the history of the property. Ask about Rattlesnake Jim’s miraculous recovery in the Baja Camper ;) The communal campfires they set up are really fun and a great way to meet other campers. Music was played, mallows were roasted, and good times were had by all—you’ll want to be a part of this while you stay here.

The Baja Camper bed was as coze as they come, and I really appreciated the screened windows on all sides (who doesn’t love a cool breeze at night?) We got up at 4am to hit Travertine Hot Springs—a two-mile drive from Paradise Shores— before the crowds, and I highly recommend you do the same! Watching the snowcapped mountaintops turn pink while soaking in a natural hot tub is something I’ll remember forever. Just make sure you bring your own towels because these springs are stinky, folks.

All in all, this is an incredibly special property with a strong orientation towards community, and I’m already looking forward to my next trip out here.

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Hipcamper Lisa
Lisa K.
recommends this listing.
August 8th, 2016

Such a cute camper!! Comfy, colorful and the perfect space for my fiance and I - plus 2 small doggies :) We were 30 min away from yosemite which was awesome! The entire rv park is so cute and the owner was very nice!

Hipcamper Julie
Julie M.
didn't provide a recommendation.
May 30th, 2017

Paradise Shores makes it so easy to camp! Book a camper and pretty much all you need to bring is food, and friends. Can't recommend these enough for a relaxing trip away from wherever you call home. The communal spaces are so so so nice to meet other likeminded outdoor folk.

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Hipcamper Noah
Noah L.
recommends this listing.
October 16th, 2017

Wonderful stay and great hosts

Hipcamper Erin
Erin L.
recommends this listing.
May 27th, 2019

Fantastic experience. Thank you!

Hipcamper Nico
Nico A.
recommends this listing.
September 17th, 2019

Paradise Shores Camp is a little gem! We stayed in the wonderful Baja camper and it was magical! We arrived on a Sat. which turns out to be the sing-along and smores night around the communal fire pit, what a treat! Early in the morning we borrowed the two kayaks graciously left at your disposal, and paddle for an hour on the reservoir while the sun light was slowly showing up above the surrounding mountains. The camp is not even a 30min drive from Mono Lake, Twin Lakes, and other wonderful places to go for beautiful hikes. This was a great find!

Hipcamper Ly
Ly L.
recommends this listing.
June 29th, 2020

We had a lovely stay at Paradise Shores Camp. During this tough times of dealing with a pandemic, it is comforting to know that our host takes the time and care to ensure the safety of the guests. There is plenty to do on the site and in the surrounding area. Dog-friendly is a PLUS in our book. Thank you for a wonderful weekend!

Sunrise is equally gorgeous 15 minute drive to Travertine hot spring per Veronika’s recommendation!Easily and conveniently accessible to Yosemite NPDay trip to Mono Lake
Hipcamper Kara

Such a cute spot

Kara F.
recommends this listing.
October 15th, 2020

Really enjoyed my stay at paradise shores. Stayed in the Baja camper, felt like it had everything I needed. Loved the little patio area next to the RV, great for relaxing and enjoying the view of the reservoir. Veronika was a great host, provided lots of helpful information and was quick to respond to questions. Hope to stay there again soon!

Enjoying breakfast and the view
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