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Star Gazers Paradise
6 sites · Lodging5 acres · CA5 acre panoramic mountain view campground consisting of 3 yurts, a 2 bed room cabin and a single bedroom banin that is capable of sleeping 15 people comfortably. Come get engulfed in the milkyway as you will have the best star gazing experience of your life. The campground features 3 working showers, heaters in every unit, a grill on the premises and one fully working bathroom. We are finishing up the other 3 yurts and adding 2 more bathrooms very shortly.
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The Oasis Senter
40 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents40 acres · CAThe Oasis Senter is a lovely 40-acre desert property with a natural mineral hot springs & cooling pond, kitchen, dining areas, multiple bathrooms & showers. We have something for everyone, with different levels of amenities depending on the listing. The yurt and glamping tents provide beds with sheets and towels. The Tipi tent and shift pod provide simple cots without any linens. Our Dry camping sites require you to bring your own tent/bedding/sleeping bags etc. There is a kitchen onsite with dishes, pans, cutlery, coffee maker, electric kettle, propane grills and fridge space for guests’ use. There are grocery stores nearby.
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Joshua Tree Container Resort
14 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents10 acres · Twentynine Palms, CACustom designed by artist John Henry Jones, the Ranch House is the largest and most private suite at the Joshua Tree Container Resort, and has a large screened in front porch giving our guests a safe way to recreate in the outdoors in Theis desert wilderness area. Two queen beds are available inside the history-laden ranch house (originally homesteaded during the WWI era). It is steps away from the hot tub, pool, gym, hammock palapa and great lounging spots on the ranch.
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Bathrooms available - very well maintained!
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Cascade Trails Mustang Sanctuary and Campground
6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents20 acres · CACascade Trails is currently home to 8 beautiful horses and 4 crazy goats. We are a working rescue with a mission to save Americas wild horses from slaughter. Our ranch and the herd continue to grow. We offer overnight stays to help connect people with horses and other animals. Through a special interactive equine experience or trail ride, you can make memories to last a lifetime.
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The Castle House Estate
10 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents15 acres · Joshua Tree, CAUnits designed to make the everyday extraordinary.The ULTIMATE "GLAMPING" experience!  Featured on HGTV: The Castle House Estate brings Tiny Home living to another level, located in the heart of Joshua Tree and minutes from the National Park. This unique medieval piece of architecture blends indoor-outdoor living with an emphasis on entertaining. The Castle House Estate is situated on eight picturesque acres, surrounded by many more private undeveloped acres.Our compound is GLAMPING at its finest and we hope you can get into the experience. Like a traditional campsite, the restrooms and showers are moved outside and can take some getting used to. However, we maintain each portable unit daily and each unit is completely emptied and refreshed weekly.Located in the heart of Joshua Tree, CA and only minutes from the entrance to the National Park. This 12-acre compound is ideal for a fabulous unforgettable get-a-way.Instagram: @TheCastleHouseEstate
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Joshua Tree Village
5 sites · Lodging2 acres · Joshua Tree, CAAt JT Village, you'll feel secluded while still being close to everything that rules in the...
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The Star Bed. Closest site to the outdoor kitchen, shower and  outhouse.
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Lovelight Ranch
17 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents5 acres · Desert Hot Dprings, CALovelight Ranch is our 5-acre hippie paradise, centrally located in the Coachella Valley. We are near the amazing 1000 Palms Oasis and Coachella Valley Preserve for great day hikes and wildlife viewing, and also near the splendors of Joshua Tree and the high desert.  We are within a half hours drive of Palm Springs, recently voted the hippest mid-sized city in the country and Coachella, home of the Coachella and StageCoach Festivals.  We are also very near Sam's Hot Water Spa, a chemical free hot springs soaking experience which is the perfect ending to a day of hiking, climbing or just sight-seeing. We offer accommodations ranging from tiny cabins, to camping - please read our listings for amenity information. Guests love staying here "We had the most amazing time at Mikey’s place. Spiritual, reflective, and beautiful. The dogs and Rocky were the best! Mountain Views didn’t hurt (; we will definitely be back…Mikey was a welcoming and generous host. We stayed in Desert Isle and had a mystical time. You won’t regret staying here!"
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Panoramic Desert Views
20 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · CAMorongo Valley is nestled between Joshua Tree National Park and Palm Springs. Situated about 2000 feet higher than the valley floor, it's typically 10-15 degrees cooler here, so we can enjoy the beauty of the desert without completely melting. Only 20 minutes from Joshua Tree National Park and only 10 from the Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, this property offers a vast assortment of native desert plants, wildlife and GIANT boulders sprawling over 10 well-kept acres. With an amazing view of all of Mount San Jacinto's glory, your own private chunk of land and unbelievable star lit nights, our campsite will not disappoint. The property is a great jumping off point for any of the many things to do in surrounding area. Bring your bikes, boots, binoculars and books to reconnect with nature, your friends and with us (if you so choose). Let us know what you're into and we'll try to give you some inspiration on where to go and what to do. Super laid back atmosphere with a central communal area if you're feeling social, and plenty of space to keep to yourself too. We've got a shaded pool table, cornhole boards, a stereo, a cooler and more. Need something? Let us know. Want something? We might have that too As for us, we've been living in the desert for 30+ years and purchased this property just over a decade ago. We've done countless upgrades over the years and adding campsites to share with you is our latest venture. Let us know how we can make it even better! All that we ask is that you respect the environment, our few neighbors and your fellow campers. *Note: There is about 1/4 mile of dirt road that is 100% passable. Just be aware that it is considerably easier to navigate larger vehicles with a little daylight. Plan accordingly.
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Overhead view of Lovely Weather Trailers. From Front to back, Cloud, Lightning & Ray
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CasaGoGo @ JT Music Fest Site
13 sites · Lodging5 acres · Joshua Tree, CAThis is rustic camping in style. Truly Unique. Stay in one of our community of 12 pods of quiet,...
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Loomerland
17 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents41 acres · Warner Springs, CAOnce owned by former MLB manager/player Roger Craig, we offer a secluded 41 acres in the backcountry of San Diego! Our place is a nature lover's dream with hiking, bird watching, dirt roads for mountain biking, walking, stargazing and stunning views. Great location for meditation, yoga, outdoor enjoyment, and relaxing with your favorite drink. If you like you can spend some time with goats, sheep and plenty of other animals. Get away from it all when you stay under the stars here at Loomerland! 30 minutes to historic Julian, CA and 15 minutes away from famous Pacific Crest Trail!! We offer a variety of tent, RV, and glamping sites. Private location, great sunrises & sunsets! Secluded hills, trees, views, birds & animals. (3,400 ft. elevation). You'll have access to great amenities like toilets, trash bins, picnic tables, kitchen tools, and campfire equipment. Our guests love us too! "Such an incredible camping experience! It was the first time we took our son camping, and he (and we) loved all off the animals! The property is absolutely beautiful and everyone we met was extremely friendly and helpful. We can’t wait to come back!"
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Glamping in San Diego’s Backcountry
5 sites · Lodging1 acre · CAAlter Experiences LLC is a glamping & nature travel company based out of San Diego, CA. We're...
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❇️ Preserve @ Aguanga Ranchos
9 sites · RVs, Tents23 acres · Aguanga, CAWelcome to The Preserve at Aguanga Ranchos! Come enjoy panoramic views across Aguanga Valley directly into the Palomar Mountains and Cleveland National Forest. This is our second guest property that we set up specifically to create an amazing gathering place for guests to come enjoy nature and decompress. Here you will be set at over 3000ft elevation surrounded by hills and boulders. Guests will be less than 15 minutes from our original guest property, The Preserve at Temecula Creek, and can be exploring the National Forest by foot, bike or truck after a quick ride over to High Point Truck Trail. We love this land because it is vert private and remote, yet it is accessible and connected. You will have strong LTE cell service (we use Verizon), and are less than 15 minutes up the road from Rancho California Resort with a restaurant, bar, washrooms and a market that sells food, drinks and supplies. Within 30 minutes you can be at two different casinos, at Temecula Valley Wineries, enjoying the nightlife and dining in Old Town Temecula. Within 45 minutes you can be hanging out in the famous SoCal mountain towns of Idyllwild or Julian. Come for the day, stay for the night, or stay a few days. We bought this land to preserve and enjoy it, and would love to have you as our guest. For additional information that shows both properties and all of our sites click on my host name in HipCamp and drill down from there. If you are a first-time visitor, we’d also encourage you to visit our website pupterra.com to see everything that we offer and join the Pupterra Exploration Club for 10% off all bookings. We also provide information, pictures and videos through our social channels @pupterra and YouTube Page for Pupterra Adventures.
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