Hipcamp host Lee M.
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Drive up under the oak trees park your car or van. Enjoy being surrounded by nature and farm life. Wake up to the sound of Rodney the Rooster or Thomas the Turkey with your coffee. Feel the peace of the Sunsets and Moonrise with your favorite beverage.
RV only area
Vans and truck campers
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Pets allowed
No campfires
No toilet
Potable water available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
Water hookup available
No electrical hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-in site
Max length 16ft
Surface type: loose gravel
Surface levelness: flat
Doesn't accommodate slideouts
Have a question? Send Lee a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 5% off


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


The Historical Glen Eden trail runs through the property.

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at A safe spot to camp in your car or in California.


We are located just around the corner from Blue Lakes. Beautiful clear water. Electric boats are available to rent. Also great...Read more


We have a few meadows to bring your blanket to lay on and catch some rays.


Here at Pura Vida Springs Ranch. We have goats for milking, so don't hesitate to ask the host for a sample to try.


The driveway although is in good shape. All wheel drive or 4x4 is recommended because of the steep grade.


The vibe at A safe spot to camp in your car or

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Hipcamper Kristina
Kristina W.
recommends this listing.
July 6th, 2020

The only thing I would caution is the road. Front wheel with all terrain tires minimum but I would recommend all wheel or 4 wheel. Very peaceful. Great swing with gorgeous views. Great access to hiking trail.

Hipcamper Nicole

Beautiful but strange experience

Nicole D.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
July 7th, 2020

The land was beautiful. The guys onsite who helped us get settled were pleasant. But this was neither hip, nor was it camping. The site is advertised as “a safe place to park” and there‘sa cute old school van in the photo. What the photo doesn’t show is the random lumber piled next to a giant trailer fill with trash just on the other side of that van. The space, the people living there, and the buildings (trailers) were unkempt, yet there were very few crops. It was billed as a working ranch, but it was confusing as to what type of work was happening. We stayed the whole weekend because it was July 4th and we needed somewhere to escape the noise of fireworks, but the other folks who rented a site next to us - the pretty one overlooking the lake - bounced after one night. That was after the guys drove their super low-to-the-ground 2WD Jetta over some of the roughest mountain roads I’ve seen. DO NOT BOOK unless you have 4WD - that wasn’t mentioned anywhere in the listing. Not the experience I would have wanted for $150. Did not feel like we were on vacation.

Pura Vida Springs Ranch
United States
1 Site
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