Tent camping available with views of vineyards and mountains. We are about 1 mile from Ironstone and you can easily bike to downtown Murphys.

If you're willing to hike, you will enjoy views from the top of the lava-capped mountain, or choose to look out over the vineyards below. Tent and glamping spots are abundant and there are lots of gems and minerals to find. The property

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Tent camping available with views of vineyards and mountains. We are about 1 mile from Ironstone and you can easily bike to downtown Murphys.

If you're willing to hike, you will enjoy views from the top of the lava-capped mountain, or choose to look out over the vineyards below. Tent and glamping spots are abundant and there are lots of gems and minerals to find. The property has an abandoned gold mine and a lush forest to explore. You'll have to hike game trails to reach the summit but it's worth the effort.

This is a pack in and pack out experience.

We do have a porta potty set up on site that is cleaned weekly.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
10 bookable sites
Access
Walk to listing
Group sizes
Up to 4 people per site
No potable water
Bring your own water
No fires
Bring your own camping stove
Toilet available
Portable toilet
Pets allowed
No showers
Pack it out
No picnic table
No wifi
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Camp near Ironstone in Murphys in California.

Forest
Lake
Mountainous
Prairie, meadow, ...
River, stream or ...

Places to see near Rural Gem in Murphys, Calif!

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Eldorado National Forest
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Grover Hot Springs State Park
Grover Hot Springs State Park
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Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park
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Emerald Bay State Park
Emerald Bay State Park
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D.L. Bliss State Park
D.L. Bliss State Park
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Sugar Pine Point State Park
Sugar Pine Point State Park
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Mount Diablo State Park
Mount Diablo State Park
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Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
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Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial
Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Mem...
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Donner Memorial State Park
Donner Memorial State Park
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Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site
Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site
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Henry W. Coe State Park
Henry W. Coe State Park
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Sierra National Forest
Sierra National Forest
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John Muir National Historic Site
John Muir National Historic Site
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Washoe Lake State Park
Washoe Lake State Park
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Dayton State Park
Dayton State Park
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Tahoe National Forest
Tahoe National Forest
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Hipcamper Andrea
Andrea L.
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June 17th, 2018

James and Sara were amazing! They went above and beyond our expectations! When we got there they showed us around property.. we had mentioned we wanted to go to hotel in town.. they took us. Gave us your of town! Then offered to drive us to and from the concert we attended. Looking forward to coming back! Thanks again James and sara!

Hipcamper Sara & James
Response from Sara & James, the Host, on June 17th, 2018

Thank you both for being amazing campers! We enjoyed showing you a little bit of Murphys and spending time with you too! We're looking forward to seeing you again!

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Melanie D.
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July 5th, 2018

We had a great stay! The property was beautiful and Sara and James were great hosts! We stayed for one night after we went to a concert at Ironstone. It was easy to get to and from the concert. Sara and James left a lantern at our campsite so that we could find it when we got back at night. They even washed our daughters stuffed animal after it had gotten dirty and left it at our campsite. Thank you for a great stay!

Hipcamper Sara & James
Response from Sara & James, the Host, on July 5th, 2018

Thank you, Melanie for staying with us! It was our pleasure to have you and your family (including Sandy!) at the property. Thank you all for being respectful campers and we are so glad that you had a nice stay. We hope the concert at Ironstone was enjoyable! Please come back any time!

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Dian F.
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August 1st, 2018

Our hosts James and Sara were so accomodating and wonderful- above and beyond! 5 stars!!!

okay, pool the next day- we didnt take photos at the camp- but it was lovely!
Hipcamper Sara & James
Response from Sara & James, the Host, on August 13th, 2018

We loved having Dian and we hope to see her again soon!

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Jessica S.
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August 2nd, 2018

Sarah and James were super accommodating! There property is about a mile down a dirt road from Ironstone Ampitheatre, and about 2 miles from Murphys. We were hoping to walk to the Ampitheatre, but its not the best road to walk on; Sarah and James offered to shuttle which was very generous. There were three other groups camping out the same night, everybody was friendly and respected each other's space. There's a couple horses on the property, so if you're planning on sleeping on the ground, bring a tarp or large groundcloth. I would definitely camp there again over going to a busy campground. Thanks Sarah and James!

Hipcamper Sara & James
Response from Sara & James, the Host, on August 13th, 2018

Thank you, Jessica! We really enjoyed having you stay with us and it was no trouble to get everyone back and forth to Ironstone. Safety first :) Come stay again anytime!

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Hipcamper Tom
Tom S.
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August 22nd, 2018

Sarah and James came to meet us at the gate very nice folks it was a great place and really convenient for going to shows Ironstone
Would definitely stay there again

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Property
Rural Gem in Murphys, Calif!
State
California
$60/night
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