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South Facing Ridge With Views
292 reviews
· Comptche, California
30 acres
1 site
1 Tent
Surrounded by cooperate timberland,  it feels like there are no neighbors!  There is not a house in sight but the the ridge views seem to go on forever!  - There is a simple latrine at each site. A full bath house with a flush toilet and hot shower is available next to the main house. A water spigot is attached to the main house. - Spare camping supplies are available by the bath house if you forget something! Ask ahead if you need to borrow a specific item. More about the property: I built my home high upon a southern ridge. Watching the river of coastal fog flow in and out below me is one of the most wonderful views to behold! I have 30 acres of land to explore and camp upon in the surrounding redwood forest. 10 miles east are Montgomery Woods redwood preserve with GIANT trees, and a little farther, perhaps a mile is the famous Orr Hot Springs Resort. If you drive a half hour west from my land you will be in the coastal Mendocino village. We are marijuana friendly!! Thus, we have created more of an adult oriented atmosphere. one last note: We recently made separate listings for different sites. See campsite #1 for reviews. Guests love staying here "What a fantastic experience. I arrived to Cosmo’s super late after a long day going up the coast. It was a last minute book that morning, if I remember right - my campsite had fallen through. His directions were spot on, and very kindly he stayed up to take me to my site and help me get set up, even going so far as to light me a fire. His property was easily navigable in the dark, and my two wheel drive made it fine. We talked for a while - what a cool guy. He was able to give me recommendations from a friend of what to do during the next legs of my trip, which was great and really did make a difference for the rest of my week. I cooked my dinner and sat stunned looking at some of the best stargazing I’ve had in a long time. When I woke up I realized that I had been sleeping next to a mountainside view - this was site 3. Talk about the best surprise I’ve gotten in a while unzipping a tent. The clouds were gathered in the valley and as I ate breakfast I got to watch the sun slowly clear then out. It was unbelievable. Before I left, Cosmo let me use his indoor solar-heated shower and told me all about his projects to build his own home and roads and move towards a more sustainable future. Overall this is really the best of what I imagine hipcamp has to offer - kind property owners & unique individuals who care about their guests while also allowing them to have their own experience. If I’m ever near Mendocino I will gladly make the trip inland to stay at his property again."
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Comptche, California, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Cosmo K.Joined in November 2017
Response rate: 100%Response time: Within 8 hours
50 ratings · 292 reviews
William D.recommends
July 14, 2022
Cosmo's Camp: Campsite #3
Nice views, welcoming property and host.
Noah Z.recommends
June 19, 2022
Cosmo's Camp: Campsite #4
Magical host and campsites
Cosmos and his campsites are magical! Cosmo is a great host, always present and attentive to make sure his guests have a comfortable and safe stay. His camp sites offer a full range of experiences. The sites up top (campsite 1,2,3) offer serene views of the surrounding forest. The site down in the valley (campsite 4) is amazing for a larger group event. We just camped there with 40 friends and had a truly magical weekend. It’s notable that the site is a canvas for larger creative events. The layout of the trees and guide wires make it easy to set up shade and rain structures, and the ring of redwood trees is focal point for socializing with your friends. The person complaining above about art and guide wires from past guests is missing the point… The land is clearly enjoyed by Cosmo and his friends and campers for all sorts of use: camping, bon fires, hiking, dirt biking, music and plays. I’ve found no other hip camp as fun as Cosmos and we look forward to the next time we visit!
Brianna C.recommends
June 2, 2022
Cosmo's Camp: Campsite #3
Loved camping at Cosmo’s campsite!!
I went camping on cosmo’s campsite with 3 other people and we all loved it! Cosmo was a great host, super friendly and gracious and site #3 was perfect! It was big enough for 2 very large tents and was still very spacious so that we weren’t camping too close to the fire pit/eating area. There was a pit toilet at every site so we didn’t have to walk up to the bath house to use the bathroom every time but it was still a short walk to the bath house just in case! The property had some fun decorations around every site and was well paved enough for our 2nd non-awd car to drive through. We would definitely come back and camp here again!
Betsy R.recommends
April 26, 2022
Cosmo's Camp: Campsite #3
Cosmo’s spot was a wonderful retreat from the day-to-day. The location is remote enough to feel like you’re truly alone in nature, the view is beautiful, and there is plenty to discover on the property!
Michael K.recommends
April 24, 2022
Cosmo's Camp: Campsite #2
We had a great stay! Cosmo was very nice and accommodating. Site #2 was far enough from other campers but close enough to the flush toilet. It is a beautiful property.
David M.recommends
April 3, 2022
Cosmo's Camp: Campsite #3
Everything went well!.What a magical place!..Cosmo could not have been a more gracious host. Brought a few friends up the second night and they were blown away. The pictures don't do it justice...Above the fog in the valley below with the beautiful sunrise and sunsets..We will be coming back for sure..Be sure to buy some of Cosmo's tuna..I had two cans then ended up buying a case!..Cosmo is a special dude..Don't make em like that anymore...People like him.are what make California great...
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