Hipcamp host Andrea C.,
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Right out of the Mendocino National Forest, 100-Acre Forest and Meadow Retreat is just minutes to the Eel River out of the small town of Potter Valley and 15 minutes to Lake Pillsbury. Private views, fresh spring water and endless possibilities. *******We also recommend that you have AWD or 4x4 vehicle, as the road is dirt coming in and the campsite are up the mountain off o

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Right out of the Mendocino National Forest, 100-Acre Forest and Meadow Retreat is just minutes to the Eel River out of the small town of Potter Valley and 15 minutes to Lake Pillsbury. Private views, fresh spring water and endless possibilities. *******We also recommend that you have AWD or 4x4 vehicle, as the road is dirt coming in and the campsite are up the mountain off of a dirt road*******We have 2 campsites currently with fresh spring water, and fire pits. Private and in the woods. Lots of hiking on the land, with stunning views. Bring your own tent, hammock, food whatever you need to be a happy camper!!

In the spring of 2019 we added in 2 new yurt sites, with soaking tubs, filled with hot spring water. We have 2 campsites to book for regular camping tents and we just added a community bathroom . Nestled away in the forest very private queen size bed natural spring water for soaking in the tub on your porch. In addition for comfort and convenience we have a nice bathroom with hand-washing station. Each yurt will come with propane heat in winter time making it cozy all year long. *******We also recommend that you have AWD or 4x4 vehicle, as the road is dirt coming in and the campsite are up the mountain off of a dirt road*******. 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
3 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Andrea a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 15 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off

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Propane stove with 1 propane cooking canister.

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Activities

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Fishing

At lake Pillsbury..10 minutes away

Biking
Boating
Hiking
Paddling
Climbing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at 100-Acre Camping Retreat-Shangri-La in California.

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Hipcamper Marc

Hidden gem!

Marc L.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 4th, 2021

Andrea’s property is gorgeous! There is a ton of space, unreal views, and access to an incredible region of CA. I can’t recommend this place more if you are looking to stay in the Mendocino area!

Hipcamper Gloria

Great site

Gloria Y.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 18th, 2021

Great site, we did not have a 4x4 and made it ok up the dirt roads but that was during the dry summer month. Could be different if there is mud and rain.

Clean toilet with soap, toilet paper and mosquito spray.

Hipcamper Chantel
Chantel M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 8th, 2021

We were in site #1 and I have no complaints. Sites #1 and #2 are close but not on top of each other. You can definitely see and hear each other. I will say #2 is bigger and has more open space. We were right in front of the outhouse and had a water spigot in our site, which was convenient. I was concerned about the drive (we don’t have 4WD) but it wasn’t as scary as others made it seem. We were in an SUV but saw that other people made it there in a sedan. You should be fine as long as it’s not wet/rainy and you take it slow. Overall it’s a beautiful site. We enjoyed ourselves and would recommend to others!

Hipcamper Jennifer

Beautiful rustic camping

Jennifer F.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 6th, 2021

This is a great spot for rustic camping with some nice amenities (fire pit with grill, toilet and running water). Bring your own chairs and tables. We stayed in site #3 which is the most private but also exposed and furthest from the restroom. We brought our own shade and had a delightful time. Andrea greeted us on our first day and gave us some extra charcoal as there is a fire ban in effect. Our dog was welcomed and we found Andrea to be super kind and helpful. I feel grateful that we were allowed to stay on their property. A word about the road. This is a no-joke, long dirt road drive. We had an AWD but our trailer hitch cargo carrier bottomed out quite a bit. Don’t try to drive up unprepared!

Hipcamper Holly
Holly T.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 3rd, 2021

Beautiful, quiet and perfect!

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Hipcamper Tony
Tony S.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 26th, 2021

The location is nice, although the instruction of getting there could be more clear. Actually, google maps had no problems of getting us there.
Tons of insects in the forest, some yellow jackets traps might be handy. Not much to do around the camp if you do not want to drive all the way downhill to the river. The host communication was good.

Hipcamper Eddy
Eddy L.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 25th, 2021

Great camp site! Host was super helpful!

Hipcamper Laura

Great summer fun

Laura B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 12th, 2021

Our stay at Campsite #2 was such a sweet summer treat! The bathroom was super clean and TP was provided, the spring water was clutch, and Andrea was so incredibly helpful. Just a short drive down the hill you can get down to the Eel River, which was a blast to spend the day at. And the hike down to the meadow is steep, but worth it. Campsites are close together, but it was way better than camping in a state park next to a bunch of RVs. Thank you Andrea (and family)!!

Hipcamper Jarrette
Jarrette P.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 12th, 2021

We have stayed here several times and each time it has been great! The hosts keep the campsites so well maintained! They have added a third campsite since last year and all of them are prime camp spots! The yurt sites are incredible as well! Choose the red yurt if you want a spectacular view over the valley and trees and hills and the green yurt if you want more of a wooded area. There are small charcoal bbq’s on site to make dinner and running water as well! Shangri-la is also close to the river so we had a great river day on Saturday. Love this place and can’t wait to go back!

Awards

Best of 2018 California
Finalist
Property
Shangri-La
State
California
Country
United States
$75/night
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