- Check in: After 2PM
- Check out: Before 12PM
- Cancellation policy: Moderate
- On arrival: Meet and greet
- Minimum nights: 1 night
- Accepts bookings: 6 months out Weeknight discount: 15% off
- Response time: Within 6 hours
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Half dozen eggs
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Offered on the Host's property or nearby.
Canoe and row boat available for use
There is a marked trail with trail carron to the top of our hill. Ask about where it starts and how to access
You can borrow our canoe and paddle on the lake. All children must wear life jackets. Adults must have a life jacket with you
A drive up to Bear Valley where thee are plenty of hiking trails
Bear Valley ski Area is 55 min drive up highway 4
We have loads of migratory bird throughout the seasons. Each year a Canadian Goose couple hatch a set of eggs. We have seen ba...Read more
Natural features you'll find at Starry views on Anahata lake in California.
Moaning Caves is just across Parrots Ferry Road , on Moaning Caves Rd.
Our 2 acre lake is delightful view.
River, stream, or creek
9 miles down Camp Nine Road is a wonderful swimming hole in the Stanislaus River. Ask for directions
Natural bridges is 3 miles down the road- a unique stream the flows through a cave. In summer the swimming is awesome.
Our driveway is a gravel road that is well packed and graded
Places to see near Anahata Lake
If you stayed here and have some insider info for us, let us know!
Lovely stay close to fun :)
Lovely spot and fresh produce for sale was very much appreciated! Chris is a sweet and respectful host. This location is close to historic Columbia and moaning caverns. Note about the cavern: it is very, very deep and scary for people afraid of heights. Our family had to bail! But there are other activities there! Historic town was lots of fun!
The lake was completely dried up. We chose this site purposely for being by water. Absolutely no water. It’s very dirty and almost like a marsh. The site was very close to our house, so we had no privacy. The picnic table was old and worn. Could not sit on it and was not safe. You could tell the area was not well kept and maintained in a while. The shower had hair and was very dirty. The toilet facilities was also very dirty and not clean. The flowers eggs and strawberries that I purchased I had to ask for them. The strawberries were very small. Eggs were good. The hosts were nice. But had to ask for a lot. Not sure where to put trash etc. Also site was very out and open exposed. Not a lot of coverage or trees. So it’s very warm.
Would not recommend or go back.
A peaceful space
We greatly enjoyed our stay at Anahata Lake, it is a very peaceful, quiet, and pleasant place to be. Though, due to the drought, the lake is low the bird life is lively. Chris is a kind and friendly host, we enjoyed our brief but engaging conversations with her. She has farm fresh eggs for sale. I highly recommend staying here.
Peaceful with wildlife to watch
Chris's place was great. On arrival we weren't quite seeing where to pull in it get water but Chris was there right away to direct us. There are signs all over we noticed after but weren't noticing them. The area was quiet with wildlife and animals around. We took our 22' camping trailer and had no problems getting in or out, though there was rain most of the weekend and we may have gotten a little stuck without 4wd. We went to nearby Murphys downtown for food pickup and did get a night of clear sky and stars. There was a bit of traffic through the area but certainly more calm than a typical campground and definitely quieter.
Orion constellation was visible
Directions were easy to follow, even at dusk.
The grassy flat spot for the trailer was comfortable. It was sad the lake level was so low. The stars were so abundant with no light pollution from town, that I had a wonderful time star gazing.
Nature retreat with wine!
My friend and I had such a great time. Chris (host) met us as we arrived, walked us through the space, and gave a overview both of the camping/retreat area and of local spots. They responded to texts/messages REALLY quickly (which is such a rarity!) and they even righted our tent and let us known it had blown over while we were out. We loved getting to meet the two cats and a puppy that are around the site. Since we camp often, we knew ahead of time that the lake was more like a pond since it was the end of summer, but it was still GORGEOUS getting to see the stars. The area is very quiet, and it was comforting to know how close we were to town in case we needed anything. Definitely recommend for anyone who wants a retreat, and I've already told friends about the space. The composting toilet is nice and the outdoor "kitchen" is more like a sink and a table that can be used for food prep needs. No campfires allowed which can be a bummer if you are looking for that, but we used our little personal propane cooking tools in the designated food area. Chris seemed very organized and knowledgable, and did an excellent job of providing information/being helpful while also giving us space. The location makes it easy to get to a wide variety of nature excursions and it seems like they are adding to the property (a yurt?) so I assume it's just going to get better! Also, I could use the wifi from the campsite area which is very impressive...most importantly, the two cats I met were SO CUTE and a nice little bonus. The other "people" on the property are up and away from the site, so we really only saw them as they were taking care of the area, like taking out the trash.
Beautiful sacred land perfect for a quiet, meditative stay. I felt safe traveling as a solo female. The host, Chris, was very informative, kind, and accommodating. The nearby trail she pointed me to was peaceful, with interesting patches of lava rock and great views. As others have noted, the lake is more of a pond right now due to the drought in CA. However, there are lots of little plants and footprints from other creatures to explore. Kitchen and bathroom facilities are rustic. It's nice that the campsite had a picnic table and some oak trees for shade. Would definitely come back!
Great proximity to river/res acess
Chris is very responsive to any questions you may have. The property is well developed with several features and amenities that you won't find on most sites.
I was not aware that so many people lived on the property and are in close proximity to the campsites. I would prefer more privacy and the ability to cook at the campsite and not in the communal outdoor kitchen.
Chris was a lovely and welcoming host. The site was peaceful and full of wild and domestic animal life. There was an easy drive to a beautiful river that was perfect for swimming in the 90 degree weather. The pond on the property was not swimable at the time of our trip (not enough rain in mid-summer). Outhouse, compost toilet, shower, and kitchen sink were all wonderful amenities on site.