Hipcamp host Gordon R.
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PLEASE READ THROUGH ALL OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED PRIOR TO REQUESTING TO STAY WITH US. WE HAVE A SNEAKY QUESTION WE LIKE ANSWERED IN YOUR INITIAL MESSAGE FOR US TO MOVE FORWARD WITH ACCEPTING YOUR REQUEST.

If you're looking for an ADULTS ONLY, beautiful and quiet place to camp, rest, kick back and hear the birds and wind in the trees, you've found it!  While we do en

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PLEASE READ THROUGH ALL OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED PRIOR TO REQUESTING TO STAY WITH US. WE HAVE A SNEAKY QUESTION WE LIKE ANSWERED IN YOUR INITIAL MESSAGE FOR US TO MOVE FORWARD WITH ACCEPTING YOUR REQUEST.

If you're looking for an ADULTS ONLY, beautiful and quiet place to camp, rest, kick back and hear the birds and wind in the trees, you've found it!  While we do enjoy the energy of young children, we live in a very quiet neighborhood and have made the decision to exclusively host adult guests looking for a restful retreat. We have also decided that we will not make exceptions to this decision and invite those looking for a family experience to continue their search on the Hipcamp platform. There are many family friendly hosts excited to accept children of all ages!   

Come camp with us and have a base camp to discover all that Santa Cruz County has to offer right from Boulder Creek.Our peaceful eight acre parcel is 13 miles from Santa Cruz, CA, minutes away from Big Basin, offers 8.5 acres to hike on and is walking distance to downtown Boulder Creek. All of our sites are under the beauty of the redwoods that cover the Santa Cruz Mountains with a gorgeous swimming pool. The pool area has an outdoor shower, bathroom and BBQ available to our campers. We quite frequently have our family members using the pool, as well.

COVID-19 - While we offer soap, hot water and disinfectant spray we trust that our campers are taking precautions to stay safe and will practice social distancing while staying with us. We do not have anything marked, as we trust that we all are aware of how far 6 feet apart is. ;)  We are not able to clean the bathroom at the swimming pool after each guest and ask each camper to clean up before and after themselves to ensure their own safety.  Sadly, someone has already stolen some of our supplies and we can't afford to keep giving away free things. We know that YOU would never do that....

Thanks for understanding!!!

Your site is a flat area overlooking the inviting swimming pool and near the communal fire pit. The pool has an outdoor shower and bathroom available to our campers.

This site is in the middle of the property where voices, music and car doors slamming really carries and can disturb others.  We ask that you are considerate to the other campers, our neighbors and us and keep the volume low. Please refrain from opening and slamming car doors and hatchbacks repeatedly. In other words, keep car doors open until all your stuff is out. ;) Yes, it's really necessary to say this, believe it or not....

Please let us know how many in your group smoke cigs when you request to book. This lets us know that you've read through this information and we can continue the acceptance process. 

Hope to see you soon!

Gordon and Roni

Campsite area
Bring your own
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
No kitchen
Have a question? Send Gordon a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Hiking
Surfing
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at . Lloyd . in California.

Coastal
Forest
Redwoods
Suburban

The vibe at . Lloyd .

Places to see near Santa Cruz's Rudy Ranch

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Hipcamper evelyn
Evelyn V.
recommends this listing.
March 1st, 2020

Gordon was great and the site was beautifully surrounded by trees.

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Hipcamper Jennifer
Jennifer W.
recommends this listing.
July 29th, 2019

Gordon was really helpful in providing updates during the booking process and it was great talking to him in the morning. The place itself is beautiful, surrounded by trees you can enjoy the pool and the fire place. I would definitely choose this campsite again!

Hipcamper Paul

Awesome first experience!

Paul M.
recommends this listing.
October 27th, 2019

Awesome first experience. Searched, booked and stayed the same night. Very responsive and gave some great local tips. It was nice and quiet which made the pool equipment noice kinda stand out. Earplugs were key.

Hipcamper Satchel

Great spot!

Satchel D.
recommends this listing.
November 3rd, 2019

Awesome little spot to stay at. We had lots of fun!

Hipcamper Ellery

Great host and santa cruz hideout

Ellery G.
recommends this listing.
March 15th, 2020

It was a great spot near his home with access to bathrooms and an outdoor shower. When it rained non-stop he was very hospitable going above and beyond to take care of us so we weren’t rained out. Not too far from town and didn’t feel like we were out in wilderness but still a good hideaway from the city. Would highly recommend this to other hip campers.

Hipcamper Chad
Chad H.
recommends this listing.
June 20th, 2020

Gordon is the most amazing host and goes to great lengths to make sure you’re comfortable. We felt like family there! We will definitely stay again.

Hipcamper Keith

Country fun!

Keith A.
recommends this listing.
June 30th, 2020

It's convenient and about 250 yards from the main drag in Boulder Creek. The place is kind of fun and funky. Gordon is super nice and helpful. It's a good spot for kids and adults. Beware of poison oak beyond the mowed grassline.
The pool was good. The ground at the Lloyd section is a little sloped. The spot by the pool (I don't know the name), is more level and has paved, easier access if your vehicle is bigger than a car, Lloyd's access is easy-ish too but the other spot is ideal. No other campers were there on the weeknight we stayed and only one other family on the Saturday night (in june!).

Hipcamper Julia Ellen

Oaisis w/ town and nature close by

Julia Ellen G.
recommends this listing.
July 1st, 2020

My sister made the reservation. Gordon was friendly & helpful. Low key, well loved, off road front lawn place, quiet neighborhood. It was great to have a clean pool (pool chemicals prominently displayed) and Gordon had 70% alcohol spray in the pool bathroom for Covid precaution. You can walk down the road into the woods of Big Basin or more into Boulder Creek for groceries. There's hose water for dishes but bring water for drinking and cooking. Good to note that this site has 3 camp sites (2 tent 1 camper) that might be all booked on the weekend or could be booked collectively by 3 parties (when its safe to all hang out together).

Hipcamper Brian

Peace, be still

Brian F.
recommends this listing.
July 5th, 2020

Rudy Ranch delivered what the doctor ordered - a semi-remote get away amonst wispering pines comple with peace, quiet, a restroom, running water, and walking distance to coffee and rations. Bonus: equipped with an adjacent small hill to climb for your daily exercise and Gordon, a most excellent host.

. Lloyd .
Property
Santa Cruz's Rudy Ranch
State
California
Country
United States
$80/night
1 Site
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