Hipcamp host Jeff and Matt
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Camp above the clouds. Enjoy the sounds of nature. Explore the land and hike up to Shaver Rock which gives you 360 degree views of mountains. Look down from the mountains over the lights of Fresno to the south and the Sierra Mountains to the north. There is plenty of room for 3-4 tents and a space for a nice bonfire. There is a ton of firewood scattered throughout the property, Continue reading...
Camp above the clouds. Enjoy the sounds of nature. Explore the land and hike up to Shaver Rock which gives you 360 degree views of mountains. Look down from the mountains over the lights of Fresno to the south and the Sierra Mountains to the north. There is plenty of room for 3-4 tents and a space for a nice bonfire. There is a ton of firewood scattered throughout the property, so feel free to explore and have your self a nice relaxing fire. DROWN FIRE WHEN YOU LEAVE. :) We are in process of building our first off-the-grid cabin and will be there for a week or two randomly to build. The grounds are clean and there is plenty of space to enjoy and create beautiful experiences with your friends. Matt and I (Jeff) and my girlfriend Shelley, who will be visiting from Switzerland, will be helping us build and hang in some nature for a few weeks through the summer. We usually work until we get hungry so night time we can chat ideas and hang and have some few beers around the camp fire. If your happy to join us feel free to book it :) Thanks guys!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans
No. of sites
1 bookable site
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 7 people per site
No potable water
Bring your own water
No fires
Toilet available
Pit toilet
Pets allowed
Off leash
No showers
Bath in lake
Pack it out
No picnic table
No wifi
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 17% off
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
Mountainous
Redwoods
River, stream or creek
Waterfall
Beach
Cave
Desert
Swimming hole
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
OHV
Climbing
Swimming
Horseback riding
Wind sports
Snow sports
Surfing
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

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Hipcamper Rebecca
Rebecca
recommends this listing.
May 25th, 2018

Beautiful spot! Private, great fire pit, well worth your money! The directions were spot on. Great spot to bring friends for a weekend at Shaver Lake or Yosemite. The drive up to the site on the dirt road was a little worrying in my VW Golf that sits pretty low, but it made it no problem. Stay here for a unique adventure! You will fall in love with the Sierras.

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Hipcamper Darrel
Darrel
recommends this listing.
June 23rd, 2018

Wonderful, quiet campsite with a spectacular view!
4wd is probably a good idea to get up to it, we were happy we have a 4wd truck and didn't have to carry our gear up the hill!
If your tent requires stakes into the ground (as mine does) be advised that the ground up there is very rocky but we managed to pitch the tent with a stout little hatchet to pound in stakes.
This was a great location to use as base camp for three nights. We would take day trips to local lakes to fish and were advised by super friendly neighbors to head to Mckinely Grove.... Trust me, go there!

Hipcamper Jordan
Jordan
recommends this listing.
August 5th, 2018

This site was more Jan we could have expected. The view of the city lights are unparallel and the star gazing was magic...we saw about 10 shooting stars! The site was cleaned of rocks and debris and there were plenty of flat surfaces to park our truck (we slept in the bed). The out house was clean and looked to be newly built, no foul smells inside. Pathways around camp were all marked with solar lights. All and all and epic night and can’t wait to return for the views and stars!

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Hipcamper Joshua
Joshua
recommends this listing.
June 25th, 2018

My son and I enjoyed the site. There was plenty of firewood, and be sure to bring saws and axes to break it up. No sedans or minivans for sure, as 4x4 is necessary. My wrangler easily made it but I did have to go into 4x4. The view is really nice, and the site is private. I never actually saw the hosts which is fine since the directions were easily followed. The site is primitive so bring what you will need except for the wood of course.

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

Beautiful setting overlooking the Sierras and Fresno! The site is still very primative, but they are working on adding amenities. We will definitely be staying here again!

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

Absolutely beautiful area way up in the forest with a spectacular view!

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Hipcamper Duncan
Duncan
recommends this listing.
July 21st, 2018

This place is killer. Go! The hosts have clearly put a lot of creative thought and hard work in making this place utterly unique and beautiful. We came here on a last minute whim because another campsite got smoked-out during the Ferguson/Yosemite fires, but we were so glad we came and, frankly, blown away by the beauty and fun vibe of this place. When you drive up, it’s pretty unassuming, but nice - well taken care for; cleanest outhouse in the world; great view of the Sierras; secluded and quiet, but near the local village and lakes. Then night comes and this place transforms into a starry wonderland. Fresno lights up in the distance, which occupies half of your view in the best way (think teenagers making out in cars in 80s movies). The hosts have scattered the place with these tiny, solar powered lights that are just bright enough to illuminate the place in a moony hue, but not distracting, nor do they cause any light pollution, and it makes it all pretty magical.
In short: go, it’s so worth it. We cannot wait to come back.

Hipcamper Juliana
Juliana
recommends this listing.
September 6th, 2018

The Canopy is honestly one of the most epic campsites I've had the pleasure of staying at. With endless panoramic mountain views and hardly a soul around for miles, you'll feel on top of the world at this site. Jeff & Matt have a great shaded table area and fire pit set up for campers (though we did visit during a fire ban), as well as incredibly clean outhouse and loads of room to wander. Come prepared with everything you'll need (food, water, etc) because you're a little haul away from the nearest shops - which, in my opinion, just adds to the experience. Also, just be aware that the road up to the site is what looks like a logging road - just dirt and rather bumpy - so it would be slightly more difficult to manage with less capable cars. I truly can't rave enough about the secluded beauty of this site - it's a must for your visit to Sierra Nat'l Forest / the surrounding areas!

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Hipcamper Shelby
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June 3rd, 2018
Hipcamper Tyler
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May 6th, 2018
Hipcamper Amy
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May 6th, 2018
Property
The Canopy - Sierras
State
California
$32/night
1 Site