Hipcamp host Roni L.
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PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS PROPERTY. (there is little, sneaky quiz prior to us accepting your booking request ;)

HIPCAMP shows this as site 1, but it's our CAMPSITE 3 HERMAN.

This listing is a roomy, canvas tent that comfortably sleeps 4 and is outfitted nicely to make setting up camp easy.  It has a private area under market lights w

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PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS PROPERTY. (there is little, sneaky quiz prior to us accepting your booking request ;)

HIPCAMP shows this as site 1, but it's our CAMPSITE 3 HERMAN.

This listing is a roomy, canvas tent that comfortably sleeps 4 and is outfitted nicely to make setting up camp easy.  It has a private area under market lights with a picnic table, two overstuffed bean bag chairs, dry storage on the tent platform for your snacks and goodies, available shower, indoor toilets and outdoor, communal kitchen. We ask that guests do not eat in the tents and remove their shoes to help keep it nice and clean for others.

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 our bathroom 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!!!

WHAT WE ARE: 

We are a Hipcamp that offers our guests a clean, hot shower and two indoor toilets. Pretty rad, right?! We are people who are utilizing a very old, funky mobile home to make some money and pay off our land while living in the shabby chic cottage on site. We are a peaceful place in historic downtown Groveland to enjoy a glamping experience in one of our beautiful, canvas tents, stay in our fully equipped 18 foot RV, pitch your own tent, or park your RV under the same pines and oaks that fill Yosemite National Park. We are a new venture on a property that has been mistreated for years and we are loving it back to health on a very limited budget. We are a place that has a super cool, vintage, outdoor kitchen with hot water & cold water, a 1950 Wedgewood gas range with four burners, a bar with 4 stools and an umbrella and a small propane bbq.  BRING YOUR OWN COOK/SERVING/DRINK WARE! We are a 3-5 minute walk from the public transit system into Yosemite. Check out YARTS dot com online for schedules. WE ARE AN AWESOME PLACE TO BE!!!

WHAT WE ARE NOT:  

A snooty, high end, generously funded campground with brand new furniture, a pristine campfire ring, manicured sites and marble showers. (Although, we are people who love to visit those places!)

Please let me know you've read this far by telling me how many smokers are in your group when you send your booking request.

The images in this listing need to be updated as a surprise snow storm and surprise pandemic have reduced the number of amenities shown. We have significantly reduced our price to reflect the reduction of perks. 

Ferretti Farm's Site 3 (HERMAN) is  tucked in the pine trees on the corner of the property with a private picnic area just beyond the porch. You'll find outdoor string lights in the trees for a magical evening.  Inside the tent enjoy battery operated lantern, cozy bean bags and more! 

LINENS ARE NOT PROVIDED & PLEASE BRING A SLEEPING BAG OR BLANKETS!

This beautiful, powered, canvas tent includes everything a group of four needs:

- 3 Beds (1 Queen, 2 Twins)

- 2 large and 4 small throw pillows

-4 yoga blankets

-1 large bean bag chair 

-1 super soft blanket for under your sleeping bag

-1 battery operated lantern

-1 Jenga game

-1 2 night stands

-1 mini dresser

-1 camp stove

-1 tea kettle

- Wifi

Bring linens from home and pickup food on the way. You can bring along a small propane cylinder and use the outdoor camp stove that is in the tent. (DO NOT USE INSIDE THE TENT) Also, the outdoor kitchen with gas range and bbq included for you! 

Main Street Groveland is just a quick walk down the back streets of the Gold Rush Town. Enjoy dinner and drinks at The Iron Door Saloon, the oldest continuously operating Saloon this side of the Mississippi.  Enjoy the high end Bourbon Bar and small bites at the Groveland Hotel's Provisions and then take a stroll down Main Street to the Hotel Charlotte for a full dinner and cocktails at the full bar with a very talented mixologist. Sleep soundly in the peace and quiet of the park like setting before or after your adventure in breathtaking Yosemite.

Lodging provided
Canvas tent
1 site
Up to 5 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Toilet available
No campfires
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
Have a question? Send Roni a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2
  • 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.

Boating

Don Pedro Reservoir is a short 25 minute drive from Ferretti Farm.

Fishing

The nearby Tuolumne River and Don Pedro Reservoir offer amply fishing experiences. You can see Bob at Yosemite Adventure Suppli...Read more

Hiking

Endless hiking opportunities both inside Yosemite National Park and along the way in the stunning Stanislaus National Forest.

Climbing

Well, hate to be redundant, but..... YOSEMITE is our back yard!

Whitewater paddling

There are many rafting companies to hook up with for the adventure of a life time on the Tuolumne River.

Wildlife watching

Just hang out in your site and you'll have a chance of seeing jack rabbits, squirrels and many different types of birds.

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at 3 HERMAN in California.

Forest
Mountainous

The vibe at 3 HERMAN

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Hipcamper Myles

Great glamp tents close to yosemite

Myles T.
recommends this listing.
November 18th, 2019

The tent setup at this Hipcamp is quite nice. They have everything you need for cooking, and I could spend all day in that tent! Reasonably close to Yosemite, without all the hassle of trying to get a campsite in the valley.

You're also a 2-minute walk into town which was super helpful for getting groceries or grabbing food when we were too tired to cook :D

The bathroom is definitely a work in progress, as the tents definitely deliver the glamping experience but the rest of the site still has work to be done!

If it's cold the weekend you plan on coming, definitely bring plenty of blankets!

Hipcamper Hope

Rave reviews!

Hope S.
recommends this listing.
June 29th, 2020

Wow- where to begin?

Upon arriving, we were so excited to see that our tent was nestled in a back corner of the site, which made it feel private but still safe. The tent itself was fitted with comfortable beds and adorable touches that made it extra special- dresser drawers and patterned blankets. It also camp with a lamp which came in handy!

With this level of privacy, we still had easy access to two bathrooms/ one shower just a few meters away. The outdoor kitchen also came to good use and offered a quick way to refill water bottles. This meant that our level of preparation was so much lower than full on camping, but we still got a super authentic experience!

Just steps down the hill is the quaint city of Groveland. We ended up eating dinners in town as there were 3-4 solid options, along with 2 fun bars to check out. This was a very enjoyable break from shelter in place!!! And we were only 30 minutes from the Big Oak Flat Yosemite entrance, to boot! This meant we were able to hop up in the mornings and get to hiking with our day pass.

Overall, I'd highly recommend this site to all of my friends. Not only did it have everything you could need, but the price was right, and Roni was a blast to chat with in passing, as she made a point to be there as a resource.

Rave reviews!

Hipcamper Roni
Response from Roni, the Host, on June 30th, 2020

WOW! Thanks so much for the stellar recommendation, Hope! You guys were a blast to host and I look forward to seeing you all again. Happy HipCamping! Roni

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Hipcamper Zarmina N.
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July 27th, 2020

Awards

Best of 2018 California
Finalist
Property
Yosemite's Ferretti Farm
State
California
Country
United States
$145/night
1 Site
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