Hipcamp host Jim & Becky
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This is a single tent campsite. Come and enjoy nature in the Sierra foothills while listening to the birds sing. You might get to see a quail family or a flock of wild turkeys come through. Drive right up to your tent site (approx. 12'x12') which is about 200' from communal cooking area and 50' from the outhouse. Enjoy cooking in our communal outdoor kitchen equipped with a Continue reading...

This is a single tent campsite.

Come and enjoy nature in the Sierra foothills while listening to the birds sing. You might get to see a quail family or a flock of wild turkeys come through. Drive right up to your tent site (approx. 12'x12') which is about 200' from communal cooking area and 50' from the outhouse. Enjoy cooking in our communal outdoor kitchen equipped with a sink, counter tops, propane stove, and earth oven. Bring your dutch ovens and cook on our special fire brick table. Sit around the fire pit and tell stories or roast marshmallows with friends. Enjoy the enclosed outdoor hot shower before retiring for the night or to start your day. Our donkeys love treats such as banana peals, apple cores, etc. and will thank you with a hardy HeeHaw. Just 31 miles from Yosemite Valley and only 9 miles from historic Mariposa. Fresh eggs and garden produce for sale when available, just ask.

At Sanctuary of the Oaks we currently have 11 campsites. Sites #2 through #7, and #10 are tent sites. Sites #1 and #8 are group sites that can accommodate two or three tents. Site # 9 is a 12 ft x 14 ft wall tent set up on a wooden floor platform. And the RV1 site can accommodate up to a 20 ft RV, no  hook ups. It is possible to park your vehicle in front of, or next to all of the sites. However most of the parking spots are small and not level. So if you are planning to sleep in your vehicle, we would recommend that you book either the RV1 site, or book one of the other sites and park in the ‘extra parking’ area next to the ‘round house.’

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
1 bookable site
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Potable water available
Spigot, tap, hose, pump or well
Fires allowed
Firewood provided, fire ring w/ grill, communal...
Toilet available
Pets allowed
On leash
Showers available
Hot water
Bins available
Compost bin, recycling bin, trash bin
Picnic table available
No wifi
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 40% off
Forest
Beach
Cave
Desert
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or creek
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Surfing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

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Hipcamper James
James
recommends this listing.
April 1st, 2018

Host was very nice outdoor kitchen was great enjoyed my stay greatly

Hipcamper Justine
Justine
recommends this listing.
April 21st, 2018

Really enjoyed my mellow 2-night stay at this scenic farmstead after a week in Yosemite. Slept very well next to a grassy meadow, my hosts were super friendly and welcoming. The charming town of Mariposa is close and nice for an afternoon stroll. The property is shared with a few other full time residents so it may not be the most "private" experience, but I felt completely relaxed and comfortable, both in communal spaces and in my little corner of the camp.

Hipcamper Allison
Allison
recommends this listing.
May 20th, 2018

Great site! Very quiet and excellent visibility of stars.

Hipcamper Heather
Heather
recommends this listing.
May 20th, 2018

Great stay at the Sanctuary of the Oaks. Jim and Becky were great at communication and their set up has everything you need. From pot holders and firewood to soap and extra toilet paper, their camp is well equipped. Sites are close together, but we didn't mind. Hope to be back!

Hipcamper Nelson
Nelson
recommends this listing.
June 26th, 2018

This campground was amazing. One of the best parts of my trip!

Hipcamper Tony
Tony
recommends this listing.
July 9th, 2018

Sanctuary of Oaks is a beautifully rustic campsite surrounded by trees and fields. Stars could be seen from horizon to horizon and it's so quiet you can hear crickets chirping off in the distance.

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Property
Sanctuary of the Oaks
State
California
$25/night
1 Site