Our Annie Oakley canvas glamping tent sits next to our campground in the Bar SZ meadow. This glamping tent accommodates up to 8 people with six twin beds and two double beds. Sleep under the stars and live like a real cowboy during your stay (but with a few modern luxuries).

Amenities include: fresh pillows, full set of sheets, high-end hotel grade mattress, two blanke

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Our Annie Oakley canvas glamping tent sits next to our campground in the Bar SZ meadow. This glamping tent accommodates up to 8 people with six twin beds and two double beds. Sleep under the stars and live like a real cowboy during your stay (but with a few modern luxuries).

Amenities include: fresh pillows, full set of sheets, high-end hotel grade mattress, two blankets (extra warm blanket and one normal bed spread), extra blankets (upon request), bath towels (available upon request), toilets (porta potties), hot showers, grills (charcoal not provided), picnic tables, free wifi (in common area), trash & recycle bins, and a fire pit private to Cowboy Village. 

The campground kitchen includes: french press, coffee maker (coffee not provided), drinking water, toaster oven, microwave, dish wash station, two top propane camp stove with propane (pots & pans not provided), ice (available for $10/20lb bag), communal fridge (located at Doc's Bar).

The Bar SZ Ranch is a genuine, working family ranch just a few miles from the east entrance of Pinnacles National Park. Our seasonal activities include feeding and grooming the animals, horseback riding, learning to rope, practicing archery, skeet and target shooting, exploring the creek, hiking the vista, walking a pig, snuggling a rabbit, playing games, barbecuing over an oak grill, sitting around the campfire, roasting s’mores, and soaking in the stars. We have 660 acres for hiking and exploring. Onsite games include pool, darts, street hockey, ping pong, horseshoes, corn hole, tether ball, foosball, basketball, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite field games and glow-in-the dark items.

All ranch activities are included in your stay except our horseback riding and shooting experiences. Horseback riding is $65/person, and shooting is $50/person and includes guns/ammo as well as a hayride out to our range.

Please respect our 10pm curfew in the common area and campground.

Please keep in mind that this is a family establishment and excessive profanity and drinking will not be tolerated.

Lodging provided
Canvas tent
1 site
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
  • Check in: After 4PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 88%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

Please bring your own bike and helmet.

Hiking

You may either explore our property or we are just a few minutes away from the east entrance to Pinnacles National Park.

Horseback riding

For an additional fee you may go horseback riding.

Climbing

Not available onsite, Pinnacles National Park is just a few minutes away.

Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Annie Oakley in the Cowboy Village in California.

River, stream, or creek

The river is seasonal, if we have a very dry winter then it may not be flowing in the summer.

Swimming hole

The swimming hole is seasonal, if we have a very dry winter then it may not be flowing in the summer.

Canyon
Mountainous
Farm
Ranch

The vibe at Annie Oakley in the Cowboy Village

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Hipcamper Tim
Tim V.
recommends this listing.
January 1st, 2018

Our stay at Bar SZ ranch was above and beyond expectations for New Years weekend. Tim and Michelle and their family were generous with their ranch, their own stories and making sure we were super comfortable and enjoying all the beautiful place had to offer. Can’t recommend enough. Coming back for sure!

Hipcamper Emily
Emily N.
recommends this listing.
August 28th, 2018

We had an amazing stay at Cowboy Village at Bar SZ Ranch! I had been out to the property once before but the Cowboy Village tents were new to me. We were a group of 4 so we didn't utilize all the beds but we did double up some of the blankets since it was chilly at night! I love Bar SZ in general because there is just so much to do! The Cowboy Village tents are a great option between straight-up camping and staying in the larger ranch homes. You still get to enjoy all the amenities of the ranch with a comfortable bed with down comforters and quality sheets, a fan, a lamp, electricity, and picnic tables all provided. I definitely want to come back again!

Hipcamper Victoria
Victoria N.
recommends this listing.
November 5th, 2018

My friends and I had an amazing stay here. Everything from the tents, animals, and people were beyond our expectations. I was a bit nervous that we wouldn’t be warm enough in the tents visiting in late fall but their beds and bedding were extremely comfortable and warm. We were also over joyed to have visited while they had newborn kittens and bunnies. Last hilight was their young daughter Maddie sharing how the family runs the ranch and takes care of their animals. She was so intelligent and sweet. I would highly recommend a weekend here to anyone.

Hipcamper Cheryl

Beautiful country experience

Cheryl S.
recommends this listing.
December 29th, 2018

Staff, property and activities were all first rate.

Hipcamper Melinda

Relaxing nights at the ranch

Melinda P.
recommends this listing.
January 14th, 2019

We had an absolutely incredible time staying at Bar SZ Ranch. Rebekah was very proactive in advance of our stay - going above and beyond what I would expect from a host. She knew we would be hiking in the nearby Pinnacles National Park, and kept us updated with the government shutdown and new information on partial park closures.

We loved the nighttime campfires and being allowed to experience and even help out with the animal feeding and care. Tim was patient with our questions and generous to help us out when we needed supplies for our grill. Everyone at the ranch was very friendly and accommodating. We cannot wait to come back and stay again at Tim & Michelle's ranch!

Five stars also for Mufasa - our favorite of the ranch cats!

Sunrise at the ranchA bridge along the creek hikeCoffee on the deck at the Cabin
Hipcamper Lillian

Fantastic family weekend at ranch

Lillian H.
recommends this listing.
April 16th, 2019

Absolutely magical. Tim was an incredibly gracious host. Our two kids, aged 5 and 8, had a blast exploring the ranch. From cuddling the newborn kittens to feeding the 6-day old lamb, they had so many wonderful encounters with the animals on the ranch. Malia, the intern, was especially patient and warm with the kids. Our little ones loved doing morning chores with her, and our daughter enjoyed horseback riding with Malia’s guidance. The setting for the ranch is stunning. We loved hiking the nearby hills at sunset and spending a morning at Pinnacles National Park, just a few minutes away (so you can get an early start and beat the crowds to get parking at the Bear Gulch Trail.) The free archery set up was awesome; even our five year old was able to do it. We appreciated meeting all of the other families at the ranch, sharing a fire together, and roasting smores under the dazzling starry sky.

Nightly campfire for roasting s’mores Sunset hike in the hills Awesome Santa Maria style BBQFeeding the baby lamb
Hipcamper Yang
Yang L.
recommends this listing.
June 18th, 2019

Our experience at Bar SZ ranch was outstanding! I have already recommended this place to friends even before our trip. Everyone on the ranch was super friendly. We learned a lot about the ranch and animals. Kids had a blast! My youngest (3) loved watching, patting and feeding the animals. And the older two boys (6&10) enjoyed archery, BB gun and pool table the most. Would definitely come back again!!!
My youngest said she would take our house apart so she could live here everyday lol.

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Hipcamper Sophia

A fun weekend for us city slickers

Sophia W.
recommends this listing.
July 19th, 2020

Super fun the tents were clean, showers were clean. The campsites were pretty close together and the way they were set up everyone seemed to use the same 2 porta potties... by the end of the weekend it was pretty grim in there. The showers however were extremely clean! There were a total of 4 porta potties for everyone to use. The activities were really fun. The Arena riding was great for the younger kids who actually learned how to ride! By themselves! The trail ride was fun as well for the older kids. The shooting was also fun for the people who went in our group. I liked how they tried to separate out all the groups but since our group was so small we ended up doing a lot of things with others. (IE the trail ride and shooting) they were not going to set up the archery and the BB gun shooting because they were afraid all the kids would congregate, but when my son asked about it they said they would. And they held off a big group of kids and let our group shoot first which I appreciated a lot. Our kids loved feeding the animals and petting the bunnies. Unfortunately the creek was dried up on our stay and the temps were in the upper 90’s but everyone still found ways to enjoy themselves. Tim came and checked on us every night to see if we needed anything. Michelle and the Jr ranchers were so nice and helpful and patient with our kids. I think we will pick a different weekend to come back to enjoy all the activities and animals next time. Highly recommended!

Hipcamper Jeff

Fun, adventure, nature, animals,

Jeff B.
recommends this listing.
August 12th, 2020

Bar SZ is absolutely amazing. What an unexpected gem that is only 2 hours away from the SF Bay Area. We were personally greeted by Tim after driving directly to our site. Michelle checked in on us throughout our stay. They tailored events based on how many kids were present.

The activities span the day and are guided and amazing.
* Playing with 2 week-old bunnies and kittens on the lawn.
* Feeding the animals (donkeys, pigs, sheep, and even a cow by bottle)
* Brushing horses
* Shearing sheep
* Running through the sprinklers
* Nighttime capture the flag with glow sticks
* Oak BBQ pit
* Fire Pit
* Shooting 22's and shotguns (adults)
* Learning safety and doing archery and BB guns (kids)

We didn't just watch the above, we were encouraged to actively participate.

Tim, Michelle and their amazing (and well-adjusted) kids brought us in to their life and we loved being part of it.

We spent 2 nights and 1 (full) day and left with so many memories.

Thank you Bar SZ for an amazing vacation - we look forward to seeing you very soon.

The plethora of shooting stars was a nice touch :)

Oak fired grillSunsetMain LawnDoc's Bar
Property
Bar SZ Ranch
State
California
Country
United States
$250/night
1 Site