Hipcamp host Kyle S.,
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Slug Acres is a tiny campground I'm in the process of creating overlooking the Pacific Ocean.  Its a piece of Heaven where the Navarro River meets the Ocean and only minutes away from the Navarro River Redwoods State park.  Banana Slugs love to live under the canopy of Redwood trees and other Majestic Pines and are often found on my property, hence the name of your future ca


Slug Acres is a tiny campground I'm in the process of creating overlooking the Pacific Ocean.  Its a piece of Heaven where the Navarro River meets the Ocean and only minutes away from the Navarro River Redwoods State park.  Banana Slugs love to live under the canopy of Redwood trees and other Majestic Pines and are often found on my property, hence the name of your future camping destination.  At night you will enjoy sleeping by the sound of the waves from the Pacific that carry up thru a gully from small stream that flows on the perimeter of my place.  In the distance you will hear the faint soothing sound of the Fog Horn to the entrance of the Albion River harbor. 

Leave everything at home and relax in a 10 x 10 canvas tent with queen size bed and warm flannel sheets. Plenty of headroom for the 6 foot 6 inch person in your life. A propane heater keeps the inside toasty and cozy while the sounds of ocean waves carry up thru the gulch. There is also a 10 x 10 platform looking out to the Ocean with 2 camp chairs provided for sipping wine/beer at dusk. The camp kitchen and outhouse is shared with one other campsite. This site is reserved for only 2 people and 1 parking space.

There are many wonderful things to say about the property and my personal favorite is that it's usually insect free.  It's pretty rare to experience a nasty mosquito.  Even better there are no wild animals that will eat your food at night, aside from the occasional chipmunk.  Wild turkeys, deer and woodpeckers often wander aimlessly around the grounds, all harmless and entertaining, especially the babies. 

The Navarro River State Beach is just 1.3 miles from my property.  You can walk there but Highway 1 can be a little busy especially on the weekends.  So I suggest driving to the entrance and parking there.  The Navarro Redwood park is just a bit farther and where George Lucas filmed the scene in Star Wars in the Ewok village.  There are so many other state parks and cities too explore nearby.  The Elk store is about 4 miles away for your basic needs or a delicious sandwich.  

Many times I will be onsite for your stay to make sure your stay is a pleasant one.  I'm an eccentric character that wears my hats.  In particular after years working in Emergency room medicine I transitioned into becoming an international boat captain and as a side project create large concrete sculptures.  I've lived along the Mendocino coast for 14 years and happy to share all the secret exploring sites along the coast.  However, once settled in I will probably find my way of the outskirts of Slug Acres to let you feel like you have your very own campground.  By renting my space you will be supporting a Dream.  One of creating an off grid paradise that will better the experience of future campers... Hope to see your Tent pitched on my property soon.. 

Lodging provided
Canvas tent
1 site
Up to 2 guests per site
Short walk
Wheelchair access
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No campfires
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Bins available
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Kyle a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 5% off


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Glamping with Ocean view in California.

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Hipcamper michael
Michael R.
recommends this listing.
October 14th, 2021

Amazing view, amazing accommodations!!

Hipcamper Jess

Magical spot with a view

Jess L.
recommends this listing.
September 6th, 2021

Lovely campsite! Incredible view with the sound of the ocean. The little touches Kyle has done to the property really make this place feel special down the sweet little paths built between campsites and the solar fairy lights. We loved the little gas fire ring (much easier to light, clean up, and kept us toasty!).
The platform to view the ocean was perfect for relaxing after a long day. The outhouse was nice and clean and the kitchen was simple but had the essentials. We will be staying again!

Hipcamper Jessica
Jessica B.
recommends this listing.
August 16th, 2021

Amazing view and hospitality! Tent is cozy and communal kitchen is well lit and accessible. Loved the mini fire pit too

Hipcamper Yee

Enjoyed our stay.

Yee V.
recommends this listing.
March 28th, 2021

We are so happy that there was a heater provided! It can get pretty cold at night but we were very comfortable and warm all through the night. Weather cooled down to 30-40 degrees during our stay. Kyle came down to show us how to use the propane heater and changed out the light’s battery that lit up walk way back to the bathroom/parking. He is a very nice and welcoming person. I like this site because of the close proximity to the ocean. It sounded so calming at night and put us straight to sleep. The only thing I didn’t like was that we were very close to another platform, which is another site, we didn’t know it was a site but the campers next to us were very polite and didn’t invade our space nor get too loud. Other than that, I would recommend this place if you’re looking to visit Navarro Point Preserve like we did. The heater won us over, lol. The bathroom was also very clean and hand sanitizer was provided. Thanks Kyle!

Side view from our Glamp site. Glamping with Ocean viewLove this heater! Warmed the entire tent in less than 5 minutes.
Hipcamper Elisa
Elisa C.
recommends this listing.
January 21st, 2021

Great stay at Kyles -- beautiful ocean view and starry night sky. The tent was warm and bed was comfy! Will definitely stay at Slug Acres another time soon!

Hipcamper Vickie
Vickie H.
recommends this listing.
December 21st, 2020

Kyle was so down-to-earth, we had a great time.

Hipcamper Elisha

Great for year-round camping!

Elisha J.
recommends this listing.
December 16th, 2020

My partner and I stayed at Kyle's campground during a rainy weekend, and it was the perfect place for us to relax and get outside (except for during the downpours). Close to Mendocino, Fort Bragg, and dozens of beaches and state parks, we were able to see the area while also enjoying Kyle's awesome campground. Kyle drove from his place to meet and welcome us, which was also a great part of the visit. I'd definitely recommend this for camping during any season, and we certainly hope to be back!

Hipcamper Talena
Talena S.
recommends this listing.
November 6th, 2020

Such a perfect stay - the tent is cozy and warm and the bed is very comfortable. Perfect for when you want to be outside but you also want to sleep well. The location is gorgeous! Definitely recommend. I will be back.

Hipcamper Gerd M.
recommends this listing.
August 19th, 2021
Hipcamper Karen C.
recommends this listing.
April 21st, 2021
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