Hipcamp host Val G.,
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PLEASE DO NOT STOP AT MY NEIGHBOR'S HOUSE.    Drive between blue building and his house STRAIGHT AHEAD 300 feet past his farm equipment.  Then you will be at our gate.

Welcome to our Old train Caboose Sleeper with mountainous views. This is the perfect peaceful getaway near great outdoor activities, Clearlake, Blue Lakes Highland Springs, Glen Eden hiking trail and the


PLEASE DO NOT STOP AT MY NEIGHBOR'S HOUSE.    Drive between blue building and his house STRAIGHT AHEAD 300 feet past his farm equipment.  Then you will be at our gate.

Welcome to our Old train Caboose Sleeper with mountainous views. This is the perfect peaceful getaway near great outdoor activities, Clearlake, Blue Lakes Highland Springs, Glen Eden hiking trail and the Mendocino National Forrest!


About the Property:

Our property is a grassy field and the caboose is tucked away among beautiful trees and mountain views that peak out. The open sky is perfect for stargazing, and is one of our favorite things about this property. Bird watching is another fan favorite about our spot! There are horse trails and hiking from your campsite, which are two amazing ways to explore the outdoors here. There are lakes nearby as well, namely Clearlake, where kayaking and swimming can be enjoyed. We encourage you to check out our neighbor, just 2 miles up the road, aka, "Lodge at Blue Lakes," for boating rentals and daily beach access! We are close to Lakeport (15 minutes) - which has a drive-in theatre, Clearlake, Kelseyville and Ukiah (20 minutes). My personal favorite is Highland Springs Reservoir, an approximate 20 minute drive on country roads. Boating, swimming, hiking and BBQ available at Highland Springs as well. Another favorite is to hike to the Konocti Fire Tower.  Our property is quiet and off the beaten path, so you can really unplug and enjoy the serenity that nature has to offer. There is no wifi on the property and cell reception is not accessible either - this is a true off-grid experience. 

We are Lesbian owned and managed; LBGTQ and all are welcome here! We are olive growers so you'll have the chance to see our wonderful olive trees on the property if you'd like! Please note that the olive trees hang over our driveway and may scrape the sides of wider vehicles upon entry and exit. We have 3 friendly dogs and will do our best to keep them away from campers so as not to intrude. There is also a rooster on the property and coyotes can be heard in the distance, so if you are a light sleeper, we suggest bringing some earplugs. 

We will have a meet and greet upon camper arrival, and we are around to help with any plans or itineraries that you'd like help with! However, we also respect your space while you are here. We do have other sites, so you should expect to see other campers in passing and in the common areas. The sites are well spaced out, though, and do provide you with privacy.

About the Listing:

Join us for a trip to our old train caboose sleeper, that has been redone to become a dreamy, relaxing haven for you to visit. There is a new comfy bamboo queen-sized bed for two, a hot plate, and cold refrigerator for your use. We also provide an outdoor shower and clawfoot tub with hot water.  There is also a flush toilet for your comfort. There is a small outside wash sink and a little refrigerator to share with other campers staying at our campsite.    We just added a new propane BBQ.  We offer fresh eggs and in-season veggies for you and your company to enjoy. Our water is artesian so drink freely and bring bottles to take some magic home with you! There is also a picnic table for you to enjoy a nice bite to eat and a front 'porch' to sit on and enjoy your morning coffee.

Additional Details to Note:

Caboose has 2 burner electric hot plate,  microwave and two burner propane cooker outside on deck.    A campground shared BBQ is also available to all.

- Check-in is after 1pm and check-out is 11am  I need to make it clean and fresh for the next camper.  You don't have to leave the property, hang out under a tree if you like.

- Things to bring: ! A  bathing suit since there are so many water activities and excursion nearby. 

- We do not have wifi or cell reception on site. Please prepare accordingly for your travels and your stay. 

- There is a fire ban in effect, so campfires are not on our property. 

- We welcome your pets! They can be off leash if they will stay away from our chickens, otherwise please keep them on a leash. 

- If you are inviting guests, they must be pre approved with us prior to arrival.

CABOOSE has one queen bed and is roomy enough for 2 only  It WILL WORK to have 2 CHILDREN who can sleep on futon on floor with sleeping bag.  NOT for 4 ADULTS

-  Please drive slowly and do not raise dust in our neighbor's driveway to our property. 

- We are not ADA accessible.

WE NOW OFFER discounts for staying second + nights.  Ask host about the code when you request a stay at our 1951 Southern Pacific Caboose.

Please feel free to reach out with any questions and we look forward to your stay!

Campsite area
Tent or RV site
1 site
Up to 2 guests per site
Up to 1 vehicle
No wheelchair access
RV Information
Travel trailers, Class B RVs, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 20 feet allowed
Pull-in site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass-or-field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Electrical hookup available
Water hookup available
Generators allowed
No Fifth wheels, Toy haulers, Pop-up campers, Class A RVs, or Class C RVs
Hookups: No sewage and TV connection
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No wifi
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send val a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 97%


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You will be amongst walnut and olive trees


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Hipcamper Tingxian
Tingxian Z.
recommends this listing.
August 14th, 2022

The caboose is so much fun! The kids loved climbing around in the front and enjoyed the bathtub all day! My husband and I loved taking an outdoor shower as well. Can't recommend enough!

Hipcamper Sienna
Sienna F.
recommends this listing.
August 7th, 2022

This place is amazing! The outside tub is perfect and the hosts were super nice. One night is not enough!

Hipcamper Jennifer

Don’t hesitate!

Jennifer C.
recommends this listing.
August 3rd, 2022

This caboose is absolutely wonderful! Soft bed, surprisingly spacious, and the outdoor bath and shower is dreamy. Val is so kind, and the fridge was stacked with sodas and beer and fresh eggs in our arrival. Simple hot plate kitchen with utensils and pans worked well for us, but next time will bring food for that outdoor grill! We payed the daily to spend 2 full days at Blue Lake Lodge 2 miles away and though the beach is small and nothing else offered for that cost, the lake is really cool, refreshing, and lovely. A wonderful get away with my kid!

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Hipcamper Emma

Caboose glamping!

Emma B.
recommends this listing.
July 26th, 2022

We absolutely loved the caboose and our stay in Lakeport. Our hosts were very welcoming, they gave wonderful recommendations, and kept us in the loop regarding other campers. Although it was the hottest weekend recorded we enjoyed the AC in the caboose, cold baths in the amazing tub, and all of the lakes. My expectations were blown out the water since we had everything we needed plus more in terms of accommodations. Plus, my puppy loved playing in the open space!

Hipcamper Adam
Adam S.
recommends this listing.
July 22nd, 2022

Unique experience, really great. Would recommend!

Hipcamper David
David M.
recommends this listing.
July 12th, 2022

The charm of this place is perfection! It's comfortable and pretty. Everything we needed was there. A little oasis. A definite must stay.

Hipcamper Patricia

Stars, barbecue,

Patricia S.
recommends this listing.
July 11th, 2022

Our camping bunch enjoyed one campsite and the caboose, we had cold complimentary drinks and our host's fresh eggs in the morning. The stars were a wonder, and next time we would bring tennis shoes for the dry field . For activities , like basketball. The Caboose was clean, cute, and comfy.

Hipcamper Alexa

Camped with dogs!

Alexa F.
recommends this listing.
July 6th, 2022

Val was so wonderful and kind to me and my friend! I really liked how she had a little welcome sign for us:) it was so sweet and helped us find the property. We had a blast and she was very clear about all the amenities provided and kind to even provide them! We really enjoyed the area and there is a really cool hike where we could see the caboose from up above! Val also told us about other places we could go to and gave us directions! Our dogs loved the area and couldn't stop sniffing. By the end of the trip they all did not stop sleeping on our way home and slept all night when we got home! The area is great for dogs:)

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Hipcamper Stephanie

Perfect quiet getaway for small fam

Stephanie F.
recommends this listing.
July 4th, 2022

Val's property really is a hidden gem! We loved the beautiful drive in through the canyon and sitting on the porch watching the sun set. The caboose was immaculate and had everything you would need for a weekend away. We were able to cook meals for four with ease. The air conditioner was a lifesaver and the outdoor bath to die for! Plenty of room for two small kids cots and the queen bed was comfy. The kids loved being able to run around the open area. Nearby lakes and raspberry picking were the perfect slow weekend activity. Val herself was incredibly warm and charming and made sure to check in with us while also giving us privacy. Her fresh eggs were a wonderful perk.

Hipcamper val
Response from val, the Host, on July 5th, 2022

People like you make it a joy to share. Come again

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