Sherwood Camp

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About Sherwood Camp

Hipcamp host John
Hosted byJohn
We have room for 6 campsites on the property, so you have many choices: Camp in the redwood grove, or by the lake, or in the deep woods, perhaps near Scorpion Rock. Views and privacy await you with hiking trails and fishing in Sherwood Forest Lake, a 1 acre lake with canoe available. Standard toilet is next to the lake. Potable water available as well as a sink for washing. Read more...

We have room for 6 campsites on the property, so you have many choices: Camp in the redwood grove, or by the lake, or in the deep woods, perhaps near Scorpion Rock. Views and privacy await you with hiking trails and fishing in Sherwood Forest Lake, a 1 acre lake with canoe available. Standard toilet is next to the lake. Potable water available as well as a sink for washing. Camps 3,4,5 and 6 are 4wd or we will help transport your gear if necessary. We are musicians so we may drop by for a few tunes around the campfire. We provide firewood for campfires and cooking. If you prefer charcoal you must bring it.

Special Note: We have a Petanque/Boules Court at the lake! Leisure Boules are available for play if you don't have your own. There are also Horsehoe Pits and Horseshoes.

Fires are allowed
Potable water is available
Pets are allowed

Details

  • Listing type: Private
  • No. of sites: 6
  • Accessible by: Drive
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Check in after: 2PM
  • Check out before: 2PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: None
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

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Hipcamper Ismael

We had the best week-end we could have possibly wished. Down into the most peaceful part of the woods, we have a complete nature immersion at John's camp. This camp is charming, quiet, and has a lot of fun amenities to provide, pond with canoe, kitchen, grill, restrooms, fire-pit and most of all an official Pétanque field!
I can't leave a review without telling how great the hosts are. John will welcome you in the warmest way and will make sure your stay is wonderful!

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Hipcamper Katherine

We had a great time here with a group of 10 people (booked 2 sites). John was a wonderful host and joined us by the campfire for some songs on his guitar. Great parts about the property include beautiful views of the valley, new long redwood table for large groups, grill available, bathroom, sink for washing dishes, place to charge cell phones, lake for swimming/fishing/canoeing, close access to town/Safeway. I recommend sites 1 and 2 which are closest to the lake. Some of the other sites are tucked away in the woods but there's a lot of poison oak. They very kindly let us switch sites. John started hosting people a few months ago and is constantly improving the property - so very possible the poison oak will be gone from these sites in the future. Property is about an hour drive from Mendocino. Definitely recommend! John made us feel right at home.

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Hipcamper J

Great natural retreat in the woods. Host was very helpful.

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Hipcamper Katy

We loved our stay at Sherwood Camp! John and Anita are great hosts - from calling the day before check-in with helpful instructions, to carting our supplies down to our site in their 4WD vehicle. Not to mention entertaining us around the campfire at night!! We stayed in site #3 - it is down a fairly steep hill (about a 5 min walk from the lake and community area) but provided us with total privacy. There's a good vibe at Sherwood, we hope to go back.

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Hipcamper Holly

Sherwood Camp is amazing! The host is so nice, the grounds are safe, beautiful and well equipped.

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Hipcamper Sherrie

We enjoyed our time at Sherwood Camp. Even though it was Memorial Weekend and the campsite was full, our location at campsite #1 gave us a view of the communal area, pond, and mountains while still affording us privacy and it did not feel crowded at all. It had plenty of shade, some direct light in the morning and you could go to communal areas for more direct sun. The communal areas (pelonque, horseshoes, swings, fire pits) were great.

The hosts were very friendly and helpful. They are even gave an impromptu concert one evening.

Bring bug spray - price you pay for being close to a beautiful pond.

Highly recommend! We would book again. Great for groups (book multiple sites)

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Property
Sherwood Lake Forest
State
California
Directions
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Coordinates
39.423° N, 123.361° W
$100/night
Tent Only: 6 Sites