Hipcamp host Isaac R.,
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Our 16' diameter round level raised tent platform is just a few feet away from a burbling brook. Next to the tent platform is a shaded lounge area for relaxing to the sound of the water and numerous birds who call this spot home. The campsite is totally private, both visibly and audibly removed from our home and from neighboring properties.  Our Organic garden, seasonally

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Our 16' diameter round level raised tent platform is just a few feet away from a burbling brook. Next to the tent platform is a shaded lounge area for relaxing to the sound of the water and numerous birds who call this spot home. The campsite is totally private, both visibly and audibly removed from our home and from neighboring properties.  Our Organic garden, seasonally stocked full of ripe veggies, is located just 60' feet away down a path through the forest where you are welcome to graze and munch upon checking in with us first to see what is available and ripe for the picking.  Next to the garden is a large propane barbque, sink (cold water), and table available for prepping meals.  The parking for this site is just 50' from the campsite, and we are happy to help get you settled in if you need assistance carrying your things.  Our property is located just 10 minutes to Bear River, 15 minutes to Rollins Lake, 10 minutes to Historic Downtown Grass Valley, 12 minutes to Historic Downtown Nevada City, and 25 minutes to the incredibly majestic Yuba River. We are also just 15 minutes off Hwy 80 from Colfax, enroute to Truckee and lake Tahoe.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 12 guests per site
Short walk
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Toilet available
No campfires
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No wifi
Have a question? Send Isaac a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours

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Activities

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Biking

We are located just 20 minutes from the world class mountain biking area called Harmony Ridge.

Fishing

We are within 20 minutes of both Rollins Lake and Scott's Flat Lake. Check regulations before fishing. Seasons and catch and re...Read more

Hiking

Many trails both on the Bear River (10 minutes away), around Nevada City (12 minutes away), and the Yuba River (25 minutes away).

Horseback riding

Stables are nearby.

Paddling

Paddling on Rollins Lake, Scotts Flat Lake, and Lower Scott's Flat Lake.

Climbing

We are within an hours drive of many top notch High Sierra climbing destinations.

Boating
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Plum Grotto Tent Platform in California.

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Lake
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Farm
Driveway

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Hipcamper Chris

Magical, homey creekside nook

Chris S.
recommends this listing.
July 31st, 2021

We had a wonderful stay with our family. The creek kept our kids busy, as did the ripe plums. Hosts were welcoming and responsive, and have given a lot of thought to creating a welcoming space with fire pit, comfy tent platform, table and chairs, cooking nook, sink for washing dishes and delicious well water. We especially enjoyed evenings under the chandelier. A great base camp for day trips to the Yuba river and Tahoe. Highly recommend!

Hipcamper Daya

Plum grotto bliss

Daya K.
recommends this listing.
July 9th, 2021

Great spot, lovely hosts and family. Camping area was very clean and private. Well shaded and amenities were all provided with care. Would totally come back to camp here again.

Hipcamper Isaac
Response from Isaac, the Host, on July 9th, 2021

Thanks Daya, It was a pleasure hosting you and your family. You all are welcome back any time. Have a great summer.

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Hipcamper Amanda

Plum magic

Amanda K.
recommends this listing.
June 18th, 2021

This little camp site was SO perfect for us! It’s tucked away in an old plum grove of sorts, with wild blackberries all around. Even though it’s not too far from the main house, it feels very private and cozy.
There’s a tiny little stream that runs right through it which was a huge hit with my young kids.
The tent platform is spacious for a good sized tent, and there’s a couple flatter spots for another tent or two.
The hosts were very kind and accommodating, and helpful with any questions we had. We’ll definitely be back!

Hipcamper David

Magical place

David F.
recommends this listing.
April 25th, 2021

Really easy to get to location but isolated and nature-hugged locale... all the key conveniences like a real shower to get off the g daily grime and a gas grill to quickly cook up the daily catch but with the lull of a babbling brook, a chorus of newt ribbits, and a great view of tree-scape and stars. Magical place!

Hipcamper Carolyn
Carolyn K.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
June 12th, 2020

The spot was adorable!! And the trees made it feel very private. Unfortunately, the noise carries so I wouldn’t recommend it for anyone staying up past 10pm.

Hipcamper Tonya

Charming camping experience

Tonya J.
recommends this listing.
May 31st, 2020

This site was amazing. It was charming and mystical. The path into the site was laced with sweet, adorable details and opened it a cove of greenery and magic. Their was a babbling brook that had a perfect soothing tone as we camped and slept under the twinkling lights they had laced through the site, including a beautiful chandelier. The grounds were filled with gardens,and had little paths to walk and discover nature’s beauty. The lake was 10 minutes away by car and so were stores and Starbucks but it didn’t feel like that when you were in the campsite as it felt like you were deep in the woods. Isaac was a great host who stayed in communication and was there anytime we needed anything. We will be back again and again!

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Hipcamper Jade
Jade R.
recommends this listing.
May 28th, 2020

This is an ideal camping spot. Beautiful, one of a kind, with a burbling brook, open meadow, gorgeous gardens, and sweet touches everywhere!
From the strings of lights in the trees to the pillow and tables set up in the shade, we could not have asked for anything better! Will definitely be back. Isaac was an amazing gracious host. This in an inspirational stay!

Hipcamper Isaac
Response from Isaac, the Host, on May 31st, 2020

Thanks Jade, it was a pleasure hosting you here on our land. We are thrilled to get to share our slice of Eden. Please come back soon.

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Hipcamper Emily

Private and lovely

Emily L.
recommends this listing.
May 17th, 2020

Isaac, the host, couldn’t have been nicer. Their property is beautiful. There’s total privacy in the camp spot with a large plywood platform to put your tent on. The small creeks adjacent to the camping platform provide a soothing backdrop while sleeping. Isaac and his family have a lush garden with many vegetables and fruit trees, which provides an nice area to look at while cooking meals. There is a bathroom and an outdoor kitchen area with a BBQ grill. I definitely hope to return in the future.

Hipcamper Emily L.
recommends this listing.
May 17th, 2020
Property
Avian Acres
State
California
Country
United States
$60/night
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