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Sagewinds Farm High Desert camp

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218 reviews
· Jacumba Hot Spring, California
40 acres
2 sites
2 Caravan/Tent
Sagewinds Farm is the first certified organic white sage farm in the world. Located in the high desert of San Diego county, between 3500 feet and 3800 ft. this beautiful 40 acres features caves, massive boulders to climb, views, flat land and privacy. At night the stars are magnificent and the milky way is visible...there are meteor showers several times a year. Permanent residents in the barn are the 2 mini horses to visit and four wonderful dogs. The nights are always cool and usually below 60% so be prepared to sleep well . There are visiting animals that past thru and could include, coyotes, bobcats, Coatis, foxes, rabbits, quail, hawks and mountain lions. There are also some snake and lizards. We do have rattlesnakes. To make up for the rattlers we offer two flush toilets! Camp on the healthy, beautiful and first certified organic white sage farm in the U.S. The place to heal from pandemics. High desert,(3500') with boulders, boulder mountains, caves and views. Rolling southern California terrain, home to all kinds of birds and wild life. Camp on top of the mountain, or camp in a cave or anywhere in between. See the Milky way on most nights, all have incredible stars. 40 acres. Visit the the little town of Jacumba Hot springs down the road. Exciting things are happening there. Hot Springs being renovate and are under new ownership. This is the prettiest property in east county! And the healthiest! It is a White Sage farm. This is the old west! Come in the spring for the wild flowers on the land. Come for the dark skies. Come for the very occasional snow. Most definitely come for all the Meteor showers.. You can see the Milky way on most nights
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Jacumba Hot Spring, California, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Ellen W.Joined in May 2017
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318 Ratings · 218 reviews
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Daniel D.recommends
October 30, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Sagewind farm has good energy
Sagewind farm was such a delightful little gem and the perfect get away. There are two different spots to choose from when camping here. We chose the sacred canyon, which has an amazing view. They have several fun hiking trails in the land as well. The host, Ms.Ellen, is such a sweet and wholesome lady. We definitely would come here again.
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Jordan B.recommends
October 11, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Ellen is amazing! Such an awesome energy and very kind hearted. Her and her husband have a BEAUTIFUL property with lots of awesome things to explore. Amazing dogs on the property and two cute little mini horses add to the experience. Weather was perfect, landscape was perfect, hosts were perfect, experience was awesome!
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Carlos Q.recommends
October 5, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Ellen is lovely and the property is beautiful.
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Ivan M.recommends
September 20, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Awesome place. Great dark skies. Ellen is a great host. She took the time to show me around. The place has so much to offer.
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Jayde W.recommends
September 18, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Incredible starry nights + horses!
Ellen is the most wonderful host! And we were so impressed with how creative, tenacious & artistic she is, creating beautiful tie-dye garments, paintings, and sage bundles and doing all the work across their lands. The property is a dream, and perfect for camping. We were able to get our sprinter camper van through the gates to the larger camp spot behind the horse stables. The tree through the first gate hangs a bit low if you have a high vehicle, but she was okay with my son climbing up onto our van to break the lowest branches off so it wouldn't damage our solar panels. They have 4 lovely pups and 2 beautiful miniature horses that we enjoyed playing with. The night sky is stunning here! It is so dark and peaceful, and you can see the milky way plus so many shooting stars clearly, it was magical. The whole 40 acres are yours to explore while you are there, this is the perfect getaway. The next day we went further up the road to check out Jacumba Hot Springs, the Grand Tower, and Coyote's Flying Saucer Retrievals and Repair. Coyote is quite a character, fun to talk to and his spot is quite the quirky desert attraction. We will 100% be back again soon. Thank you Ellen!
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Derek B.recommends
September 10, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Friendliest Owner and gratful land
Played with the 3 dogs and ponies. Climbed the mountain and set up new trail marks for future travelers. Bought tie-dye cloths best cloths NA. Great long talks that we both enjoyed. Enjoyed the perimeter and cave with hammocks for anyone to use. Easy access to get to everything, even the mountain.
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M L.recommends
September 6, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Better than an AirBnb
A wonderful gem of a land with amazingly kind host! You'll be greeted by a curious pack of gentle dogs, which we enjoyed having around. Even our dog who isn't the most socialized had fun exploring with them! Seeing the Milky Way so clearly was such an unexpected treasure. Try spending some time in Jacumba's Lake (The water is perfect!) and don't forget to check out Ellen's tie-dyes!
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Lauren M.recommends
July 4, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Wonderful place!
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Christopher F.recommends
July 4, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Ellen was extremely welcoming but not at all intrusive. Her entire property is open for exploration and it is very cool. We also enjoyed playing with her dogs and petting the mini horses. Our city dogs got along fine and were unscathed aside from a few cactus needles in paws. The lake is pretty neat and worth going into town for.
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Anastasia A.recommends
July 2, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Just Do It 😊
We had such a wonderful stay at Sagewinds Farms! It was peaceful and the property is huge. We got to do a few beautiful hikes, enjoy the cave hammocks to cool down, and had plenty of privacy at our site. Ellen was an awesome host and I couldn’t recommend this site any higher. 😊
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Norma Y.recommends
June 24, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Amazing desert camping
This was our second trip to Sagewinds Farm, because it is one of the best places we have ever camped over more than 50 years of camping. The scenery is spectacular and rivals that of some of our national parks, but - unlike national park campgrounds - the solitude is unsurpassed. We were the only campers on the 40 acre site, with views that stretch off miles distant (including Mexico, which is only a mile or so away.) Best of all, our dog could be off-leash, and play with Ellen's farm dogs, which made him so happy. Highly recommended!
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Jerome D.
June 20, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Stunning backdrop though windy
Beautiful property with stunning views and nice trails to explore. The key consideration however is how to grapple the wind. We found it a bit too much after a day but suspect others may have more patience. Or perhaps it dies down seasonally…? Worth researching before committing.
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Jackie B.recommends
June 1, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Amazing place!
The Sagewind farm was beautiful. It was close to home, yet felt so far away. My kids and I loved the trail and rock cave hammocks. Ellen was awesome! She was so welcoming and kind. Her dogs were great, too. We would definitely like to camp here again.
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Stacy K.recommends
May 23, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Cool little gem!
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Paisley G.recommends
May 19, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
The spot was great, beautiful area. So much to do and relaxing.
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Dylan T.recommends
May 1, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Second stay in one month
This was my second time staying in one month. There’s a reason why we came back so quickly! Awesome owners and a super cool property.
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Alicia D.recommends
April 29, 2022
Sage Winds farm Cozy trailer
Camping, Beautiful Views & Tie-Dye!
Ellen’s property provided a one-of-a-kind experience. Nestled on an Organic White Sage farm, the trailer allows you to enjoy what the land has to offer while still maintaining privacy. Ellen met us upon check-in to show us the trailer, give us the keys, & explain the land. We had a wonderful time walking the trails on the property & decided against going elsewhere to hike because of the number of options at Sage Winds. There is a handful of extremely friendly pups that roam the property & we stopped to say hi to the miniature horses, both of which added that much more to our stay. Ellen is a tie-dye artist & we were thrilled to explore her shop & purchase both clothing items & white sage that was grown onsite. I highly recommend checking out the trailer at Sage Winds! Something to note: this might be common knowledge to those experienced with campers/trailers, but there was a limited amount of hot water despite there being a hot water heater. It came as a surprise on our first night but was not an issue for the remainder of the trip!
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Luis C.recommends
April 25, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Pretty site. The owner is amazing. The weather was super windy.
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Samuel L.recommends
April 10, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Sacred and ancient
Beautiful location and amazing host. I wish I had more time to stay. Magical camping experience and just so grateful Ellen is allowing us to experience a historic piece of land. Truly sacred and majestic surroundings.
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Ralph A.recommends
April 10, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Car camped with my doggo
I was planning on using a camper van with my Dog, Jeter on this trip. We ended up going in an SUV and slept in it. The grounds were truly unbelievable! The entire time I was there, it just looked like I wasn’t on earth. Spectacular! Definitely coming back.
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Dylan T.recommends
April 3, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Incredible Property & Awesome Hosts
All of the amenities of a campground without worrying about other people. Plus, two awesome hosts and an incredible piece of property with plenty to explore. One of our favorite camping spots to date, and we are so glad we found it. We will be back!
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Norma Y.recommends
April 2, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Magical camping in the dessert!
Ellen's 40 acres of high desert are stunningly beautiful. Incredible rock formations, caves, flowers and cacti, and endless opportunities for hiking and photography. This was, by far, the best camping experience our dog has ever had! Toby got to be off leash for the entire time we were there, exploring and playing with Ellen's friendly dogs. We were celebrating the one-year anniversary of my husband's open-heart surgery, and the beauty and solitude of Sagewinds Farm was a perfect place to celebrate life. We definitely plan to return.
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Leah C.recommends
March 27, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
We loved this trip! Ellen’s property is easy to find and Ellen showed us around immediately on arrival. The camping area we used was huge with plenty of flat spaces for tents. We had a group of 5 families and had plenty of space. The area for sitting is also open and big, with plenty of room for chairs and cooking tables and there is also a picnic table onsight. We had 5 toddlers with us as well as a couple with no kids, and there were hiking activities that satisfied both families with littles and the adventurous adults. It was also a generally low stress area to let our kids play, and the water pump was a god send. Also, the mini ponies are great and the night sky is fantastic. Only regret is we forgot our telescope! We want to go back again for sure! One tip: bring a shade awning of some sort :)
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Wilson H.recommends
March 23, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Ellen and Ken were delightful hosts.
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Zarina S.recommends
February 27, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Scenic Stay
Despite the fact that we came in late, Ellen was warm and helpful with showing us our amenities and sharing her land. We hiked up the rocks and had a scenic breakfast with a view of the valley!
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Adam T.recommends
February 26, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Quiet Sacred Space
Such a sacred space filled with adventure, peace, stunning nature, and warm hosts. We found just what we were looking for only an hour from San Diego - it felt like a whole nother world!
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Stephanie A.recommends
February 21, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Wonderful campsite
Ellen’s property is magical. The stars are unbelievably bright and you just feel so tucked away in the landscape. The sunset over the valley was beautiful. Cold at night in winter - bring plenty of layers. It was a perfect weekend with absolutely no wind. So much to explore on her property and the hammocks in the cave are AWESOME! Thank you, Ellen, for sharing this beautiful space with us!
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Nikki K.recommends
February 20, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
We had such a wonderful weekend at Sagewinds! Ellen and Ken were so sweet and attentive. The property is so beautiful and you truly feel like you found something and somewhere special to stay…because you did! Get the fire ring in the winter months and don’t forget to grab some tye dye and sage balm or leaves before you hit the road! We’ll be back!
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Trang T.recommends
February 13, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
Beautiful and sacred
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Jessica T.recommends
January 10, 2022
Sagewinds Farm High Desert Camp
This place is magical!
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