Hipcamp host Jeralynn S.,
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We feel certain you will not be disappointed with this beautiful river canyon. We back up to several hundred acres of public land along the middle fork. We have one sleeping cabin and two tent site developed at this time (can be rented separately). The cabin offers a rustic/minimalist type vibe - bring your own bedding/pillows to sleep on the comfy futon. A table is provided
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We feel certain you will not be disappointed with this beautiful river canyon. We back up to several hundred acres of public land along the middle fork. We have one sleeping cabin and two tent site developed at this time (can be rented separately). The cabin offers a rustic/minimalist type vibe - bring your own bedding/pillows to sleep on the comfy futon. A table is provided outside and most people bring their camping chairs. The swimming is awesome and tons of hiking. Many family owned wineries in the area, most of them offering free tasting. Short drive to Tahoe and the Marshall gold discovery site as well as the historic hangtown Placerville. The recent Caldor Fire was VERY close to our property and a back burn was initiated nearby the cabin. It is still as beautiful as ever but please know there are lots of slash piles, ash and soot nearby. Falling trees and burning stump holes are also a risk and it is presumed campers will be cautious when in the forrest but it is use at your own risk.
Lodging provided
Cabin
1 site
Up to 3 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No campfires
Amenities
Potable water available
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
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  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

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Hipcamper Dominique

Campsite visitors and rodent feces

Dominique W.
doesn't recommend this listing.
November 4th, 2021

A heads up and shop vacuum would go a long way for this listing. It would be helpful to include photos of the cabin from all points of view. At just about 100ft. from the cabin is the home with many friendly and curious children. We had intended to find a quiet spot to camp with our small family, and we found this was not going to happen for this trip. The 5 children who occupied the house were constantly in our campsite (although sweet, this was not what we wanted).

The cabin itself was sound and warm enough without lighting the stove. In addition the layer of dirt, dust and drawer full of kids plastic tea set, there were plies of rodent feces in the corners of the room under our beds as well as nesting and rodent feces above the built in closet. It was clear we were staying in the somewhat forgotten playhouse.

I am not sure if i was charged extra for the constant visitors or for the sleepless nights over piles of feces? This was by far the most uncomfortable experience I have ever paid for!!

Hipcamper Jeralynn
Response from Jeralynn, the Host, on November 9th, 2021

This is such a contradiction to the experience we had with these campers on our property! I am really taken back by this review. We did our best to accommodate this family; being their son was in our yard and playing with our children’s toys, bikes and trampoline most of their stay. We don’t mind the kids playing together but then to have this flipped around as if it is a detractor, when we go out of our way to not have the kids near camp while campers are here (which is closer to 300’ away from the main house). Yet their child was at our door knocking and begging to have them come back out to play. I’m not sure how else to say it than it seems the parents here have some distorted expectations and a sore lack of boundaries with their child. Regarding the cabin cleaning: this clearly is not advertised as five star hotel, it’s a rustic cabin deep in the woods right next to an area that recently was burned and effected by the Caldor Fire. We have had a large influx of small critters who are trying to creep into any and all buildings since their natural habitats have been burned. We work hard on cleaning the cabin and had this been brought to our attention (especially with all the interactions we had since their son was over at our house A LOT) we would have been more than pleased to address the issue immediately. The cabin was in tip top condition when cleaned just prior to their arrival.

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Hipcamper Rajesh

Slice of paradise in our backyard

Rajesh S.
recommends this listing.
August 4th, 2021

Location was key, which made our trip one of the more enjoyable ones. The hosts are a wonderful family. River access is absolutely easy, and the place is very beautiful.
Its not an AirB&B, nor a hotel. This is a tiny cabin with antique wood stove, and the cabin does not have plumbing. I wanted my family to be exposed to primitive camping without the backpack, and this fits bill beautifully. There is a beautiful tent pad, where we pitched our tent. Our 10 year old was thrilled to try tent camping
There are no plumbed bathrooms. Water is from a roughly setup spigot, for everything. Toilet is a 5x5 ??? Outhouse and host had printed out instructions

Tent site. I had packed and taken solar string lamps, was happy I planned out and packed everything needed Cabin Craw-dad ??Evening reflection
Hipcamper Sara
Sara S.
recommends this listing.
July 31st, 2021

Quaint little cabin near river. Very friendly family on site. Note: the river is extremely low right now, so water is stagnant and warm. It gets ridiculously hot inside cabin during the day, so leave the window closed until evening. PS, recent mountain lion sighting on the property, so travel in pairs! Also, if using Google maps, there is no Paradise Ranch Rd. From Shenandoah Rd, Mt. Aukum Rd, turn right on Fairplay, left on Perry Creek Rd, about 2 miles turn left on Ant Hill Rd

Hipcamper Kaoru

Great stay in the woods.

Kaoru L.
recommends this listing.
July 5th, 2021

Simple and secluded stay, the river is very beautiful and relaxing.

Hipcamper Katherine
Katherine C.
recommends this listing.
June 29th, 2021

Simple, comfortable cabin near a beautiful spot on the river.

Hipcamper Rebbeca

Great quick weekend gateway!

Rebbeca G.
recommends this listing.
June 13th, 2021

We wanted to get out of town and found this spot with river access and decided to try it out. Super easy directions on how to get there and where to park, the signs helped also. We unpacked and quickly wanted to go down to the river since it was nice and hot out. While unpacking we realized the cabin was made partly with cob (natural building material) we had just learned of this new technique and was amazed on how well it was built. We then decided to walk down to the river which took at max a 10 min down a trail. It was so pretty out, we enjoyed ourselves on our floaters and our 2 year old loved wading in the water. We needed up meeting our Hipcamp hosts down at the river with their lovely kids. After we were done we walked back to the cabin to start cooking. We used their table they have set out behind the cabin for cooking/dinner. After dinner we went in to get comfortable and cozy. Sad we couldn’t use the wood burning stove BUT that was just because the cabin was already so warm inside. This is a great place if you want to be by the river and hang out and lounge. Would definitely come back!

Beautiful river on property Jock enjoying the River My husband and daughter in the river on the property.
Hipcamper Milena

Great cabin & bargain! will return.

Milena C.
recommends this listing.
May 4th, 2021

We had a wonderful stay at Consumes River Cabin Camp - the cabin was cozy and provided everything we were looking for for a relaxing weekend away from home. The host was very good about communication and we felt that our privacy was respected during our stay. The property was beautiful - we followed their path down to the river where we found a giant flat rock to sunbathe and enjoy the views from. The property is also conveniently located not too far from a lot of hikes and wineries (~20-40min on average). A couple of things to be aware of: 1) There were a lot of mosquitoes in the evening and we got bitten up pretty bad outside of the cabin (inside we were fine) and 2) The cabin is relatively close to the property. Although we did feel we had our own space, the curtainless glass door and windows made the stay feel a little less private than we'd like (next time we'd probably bring a couple of pushpins and sheets to hang up for a little more privacy). Other than these minor issues, we really have no complains. We were lucky enough to get a visit from their extremely friendly and well-behaved dog and had a lot of fun exploring the area. We will likely return in the near future!

Hipcamper Johannes
Johannes V.
recommends this listing.
March 30th, 2021

We had a lovely stay.

Hipcamper Camryn

Not very conscientious but gorgeous

Camryn V.
recommends this listing.
February 2nd, 2021

The space was fairly difficult to find despite downloading maps and directions, and unfortunately having no cellular signal didn't help but we eventually managed. When we arrived however we were very confused and would have appreciated more signage in the space, especially at the entrance.

The cabin was particularly dusty, the oven was full of ash and needed to be shoveled, and the outhouse had been used previous to us despite being the only campers that day. Luckily a broom and flat shovel for the oven was provided but only a broken spade with no handle was provided for shoveling the ground to bury your humanuare. So bring a shovel.

Expect no covid safety protocols. No one we saw were wearing masks including the host when they dropped off a bundle of wood. When I saw them approach, i covered my face quickly with a sweater and asked, "mask?" They simply replied sorry and kept walking till they were directly in front of me.

The cabin was cozy and perfectly fit a folding table with the futon rolled out, which is more of a full then a queen. The view at night was magical and the river is enchanting. The hike to the river is steep so carry a light load and bring sensible shoes.

Property
Cosumnes River Camping Canyon
State
California
Country
United States
$60/night
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