Hipcamp host Billimarie R.,
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Over 10 acres of desert silence, open skies, and peace.

When you drive down the dirt road to our property, the land will begin to feel familiar...a lot like coming home. For the past few months, we have been cultivating a small garden with harvested rain water, feeding this piece of earth the nutrients and water it has been lacking for so long. In return, we are blesse

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Over 10 acres of desert silence, open skies, and peace.

When you drive down the dirt road to our property, the land will begin to feel familiar...a lot like coming home. For the past few months, we have been cultivating a small garden with harvested rain water, feeding this piece of earth the nutrients and water it has been lacking for so long. In return, we are blessed with a friendly and welcoming space, relaxing breezes, gorgeous skies, and a calm sense of place.

AVAILABILITY

We often camp here while working on the garden. If you'd like our presence, great! It's just a small group of artists, farmers, and other ecological souls. If you'd like to be alone, also great! We will make sure not visit or work during your stay.

TOILET

There is a compost pit for urination, only. About a 30-second walk south is a mature joshua tree, where you can squat and leave your other remains. It is important to keep your humanure separate from the compost pit, as the area by the joshua tree will be cycled back into the garden after one full year of curing. Thanks!

VIEWS

Our property is located just over the mountain range. It is normally extremely silent, but on occasion you will hear a distant generator or an airplane. You will be able to see clear skies, 360 degree mountains in the distance, and pure desert without any main roads.

VEGETATION

While most of the camping area is cleared of thorny brush, please be aware of stepping off-path, as there are various native bushes with spiky exteriors that can get through clothing (and leave your skin feeling itchy).

NEIGHBORS AND PRIVACY

There are no fences, which means you are in an open clearing. There are three homes in the very far distance, including a hoop house. Since the roads and neighbors are very far away, it will still feel private--but please be mindful.

WILDLIFE

While we haven't actually seen a coyote or dog on the property, we know one has visited our garden because of the droppings they leave behind. You will also notice the occasional vole--a tiny mouse-like creature that burrows underground. Birds of prey circle above. There is a lot of insect activity--including desert stink beetles, worms, large ants, and more--in the garden.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

- Sattleback Butte State Park: Hiking, climbing, picnic, camping, restrooms.

- Butte Valley Wildflower Sanctuary: Wildlife, hiking, socializing, theater, swimming, classes, fitness, restrooms.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
1 site
Up to 60 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
Generators allowed
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Back-in site
Max length 50ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
  • Check in: After 6AM
  • Check out: Before 6PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 18 months out
  • Response rate: 100%

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Hiking
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Desert Garden (Compost & Firepit) in California.

Desert
Field
Farm

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Property
Billimarie R.’s Land
State
California
Country
United States
$20/night
1 Site