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Lost Coast Retreats
104 reviews
· Ferndale, California
80 acres
3 sites
1 Glamping
1 Caravan/Tent
1 Tent
80 acres of seclusion in the hills of the Lost Coast. Currently has multiple campsites, including a bell tent site for glamping. There are private sites and sites that are perfect for large groups. There is a common area with horseshoes and corn hole and a communal sink. Looking to get away from it all? Look no further! This place is REMOTE! The last 5 miles (25 mins) out of "the town" of Petrolia, is really rugged and steep. The Lost Platform is a raised sleeping platform with phenomenal views located five miles form Petrolia. There is space for several tents as well and would be great spot for a large group. You MUST have a 4-wheel or All wheel vehicle with clearance to access all sites and the property. You are a 3 minute walk from the Lost Yurt. There is a spigot for water, and an outhouse nearby. There is a private fire pit and picnic table as well as a common area for all campers to enjoy horseshoes and access to a sink where you can do dishes. There are gorgeous views, and a huge view of the sky for stargazing. It is secluded so the quiet seeps into your soul. You will want to screen shot our directions, the map and the map of the property as you will lose service before you get here and you will not have service here. The terrain is steep in spots and there are not established trails everywhere so you will need to wear hiking boots with good traction, as the loose gravel and dirt can be slippery without proper footwear. Dogs are welcome! We have dog on the property that would love to meet and greet and hang out if your dogs are good with other dogs. If not, we can keep her at home. There are currently 3 camp sites on our 80 acres. Each one is private and secluded, but only a short stroll from one another.
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Ferndale, California, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Ryan B.Joined in September 2018
102 Ratings · 104 reviews
Jesi B.recommends
September 14, 2022
The Knob Glamping Site
What a beautiful spot to stargaze and explore!
Russ W.recommends
September 6, 2022
The Lost Platform
Great views, tricky to get to
The views were absolutely stunning and it was a quick drive to the Lost Coast. The campsite was clean, well shaded and spacious. There was a great picnic table, swing, and the platform was sturdy and protected us from the wind. The only downside was finding the place. The instructions from Ryan took us up two wrong turns so it took us an extra ~45 min to find the place. apparently a new road had been put in, which made the instructions much harder to follow as written. So book the site but check with Ryan on instructions before before heading up the hill.
Greg K.recommends
August 29, 2022
The Knob Glamping Site
The campsite was great and well thought out, my wife loved it and we had a great time. Plenty of pillows, nice sheets, crickets in the evening and birds in the morning! Ryan was the perfect host with lots of recommendations for activities in the area.
Kirk L.recommends
August 29, 2022
The Lost Platform
Had an awesome time. Will def. come back again.
Kirk L.recommends
August 29, 2022
The Knob Glamping Site
Awesome time. Will come back again.
Daisy G.recommends
August 15, 2022
The Lost Platform
One of the most memorable summers!
The campsite was absolutely gorgeous, but our hosts were even better. We thought we brought an AWD, but it wasn’t so they helped us move our stuff from our car to the platform. Having an AWD or a 4x4 is a must don’t even try coming without one. We had to get new tires and having the correct vehicle will save you the headache. Our hosts were incredibly accommodating. They had the coolest family and community around them. This area is truly special and must visit spot. The quietness of the area was something we especially appreciated. Our family enjoyed everything about this trip and hope we can come back next summer. One thing we will say is pay attention to the directions closely, and don’t be afraid to ask for help, just be sure you’re on the right road. We were coming from the south and made a wrong turn and drove 30 miles off course. We ended up in Humbolt National Park which ended up being the best accidental detour. The redwoods there are truly enchanting! A definitely must visit if you go. If you book your stay at the platform make sure to be mindful about leaving no trace. Thank you again to our awesome hosts!
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