Hipcamp host Todd G.
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Starry desert nights await you at this private campsite. Nestled in a quiet neighborhood with little to no traffic, you will be within a few miles of the West Entrance to JTNP. A fire ring, picnic table, port a potty, and running water are all available to you. Space will easily accommodate 2 tents/2 cars.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
1 bookable site
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 10 people per site
Potable water available
Campfires allowed
Firepit, private
Toilet available
Portable toilet
No pets
No showers
Bins available
Trash bin
Picnic table available
No wifi
Have a question? Send Todd a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Approx. 3 miles from Joshua Tree National Park.

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Starry JT Nights Site #2 in California.


Places to see near Starry JT Nights

Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park
2 miles way Explore
Mount San Jacinto State Park
Mount San Jacinto State Park
24 miles way Explore
San Bernardino National Forest
San Bernardino National Forest
39 miles way Explore
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
58 miles way Explore
Palomar Mountain State Park
Palomar Mountain State Park
62 miles way Explore
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
79 miles way Explore
Cleveland National Forest
Cleveland National Forest
91 miles way Explore
Crystal Cove State Park
Crystal Cove State Park
94 miles way Explore
Saddleback Butte State Park
Saddleback Butte State Park
95 miles way Explore

The vibe at Starry JT Nights Site #2

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Hipcamper Sarah
Sarah A.
recommends this listing.
May 8th, 2018

We felt so lucky to find this campsite after deciding on a spontaneous camping trip to Joshua Tree. It’s super close to the park, the site feels really spacious compared to typical campgrounds, and the fire pit is great for campfires and grilling! We would definitely go back.

Hipcamper JERMMEL
Jermmel G.
recommends this listing.
April 14th, 2018

This place is fantastic! It really saved us in a bind. Todd and Andrea were amazing host, communicative, and helpful. The space is worth every penny. Located 5 minutes from the JT West Entrance, we found this campsite after failing to retrieve a campsite at the national park. We drove around for an hour and grew a little anxious about what to do next. Todd accepted our reservation immediately, guided us to his campsite from the park, and also gave a list of places to visit in town just in case we wanted to spend our time more festively. The campground is perfectly placed in this enclave just inside a few mountains thus the experience didn't distract from our initial JT camping plans. It comes with a fire pit, grill, and the cleanest portapotty I've ever witnessed in my life. I highly recommend!!

Hipcamper Amanda
Amanda S.
recommends this listing.
May 10th, 2018

This campsite was AMAZING! We decided on a last-minute trip to Joshua Tree in early May, so of course all of the campgrounds in the park were booked. I'm SO GLAD they were - this site was even better. We arrived at midnight, and the site was easy to find with our hosts' directions and the solar lights they had placed to show the boundaries of the driveway to the sites. The site itself is clean and flat, with great amenities (fire pit with grill, gas grill, trash bin, water spigot, and portapotty), cool cacti and rocks all around, and a beautiful view into the valley below. At night, you're far away enough from the city of Joshua Tree's lights to get a clear view of the stars. Since there is only one other campsite on the property, it feels much more private than the sites in big campgrounds. The hosts introduced themselves the morning after we arrived - they were super friendly and accommodating, but gave us plenty of space. And it's only a 10-min drive to the West Entrance of the park! All in all, we would DEFINITELY come back!

Taken from the neighboring site, looking towards our campsite and the valley view below. Packing up after an awesome weekend!!
Hipcamper Todd
Response from Todd, the Host, on May 10th, 2018

Amanda is welcome back at any time. Her love and respect for the land was apparent, and we appreciate the care and consideration she had for us and her camping neighbors!

Remove vote :(
Hipcamper Jake
Jake B.
recommends this listing.
March 4th, 2018

Todd and Andrea are great people, and their property is amazing. Felt just like a campsite inside the park. Highly recommended!

Hipcamper Adam
Adam L.
recommends this listing.
March 8th, 2018

Fantastic little campsite, we arrived late and left pretty early, but Andrea and Todd were great to meet. The campsite was great and easy to find with the provided directions, but the road in was a bit rough on our vehicle, which was mostly equipped to handle the conditions. Todd gave us a ton of valuable advice and information about climbing in JT, if you have a chance to pick his brain, you should!

Hipcamper Kenny
Kenny V.
recommends this listing.
April 8th, 2018

A great spot with very friendly hosts! Will be coming back here again.

Hipcamper Todd
Response from Todd, the Host, on April 8th, 2018

Thanks, Kenny! Please come back again!

Remove vote :(
Hipcamper Samantha
Samantha A.
recommends this listing.
May 5th, 2018

My boyfriend and I would definitely recommend camping here and we had a lot of fun during our stay. The site is super close to the park and if you’re looking for a similar experience as to what you would find within the park, Starry JT Nights is the way to go.

Hipcamper Rachel
Rachel J.
recommends this listing.
May 28th, 2018

The hosts Todd and Andrea gave us a warm greeting when we got there and the site was private enough with lots of room so our tent and our friends' tent were set up not too close to each other. There was a clean picnic table, a grill, and a fire pit for us to use. I was a bit worried about the portable toilet but it was surprisingly really clean. It was nice that there was also running water outside faucet and a large garbage bin. The site was very close to the Jtree national park like about 5 mins away. Overall we were very satisfied and had a really great time. Two thumbs up!! We are definitely coming back.

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Hipcamper Sabrina
Sabrina M.
recommends this listing.
June 10th, 2018

Great hosts...we had to cancel, but very nice people.

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