Hipcamp host Sharon O.,
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Family and dog friendly.  Shady area alongside tiny creek on our 5 acre homestead with willow trees, picnic table. Ride your bike or walk 1/2 mile to 80 acre park with swimming hole, playground, disc golf, trails, dog park and more. Short drive to the popular communities of Grass Valley and Nevada City and many recreational possibilities such as the bigger lakes in the are

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Family and dog friendly.  Shady area alongside tiny creek on our 5 acre homestead with willow trees, picnic table. Ride your bike or walk 1/2 mile to 80 acre park with swimming hole, playground, disc golf, trails, dog park and more. Short drive to the popular communities of Grass Valley and Nevada City and many recreational possibilities such as the bigger lakes in the area for fishing and boating.  Our town (Penn Valley) is just a couple miles away.... a sweet, small Sierra foothill community.  Wonderful store (Holiday Market - with lots of health food choices) nearby as well as laundromat, restaurants, wineries, bars, gift shops and post office. Dogs allowed but they must be penned or on leash due to our free-roaming chickens and other livestock.    

RV only area
RV site
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
Wheelchair access
RV Information
Travel trailers, Fifth wheels, Toy haulers, Pop-up campers, Class A RVs, Class B RVs, Class C RVs, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 36 feet allowed
Pull-in site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass-or-field
Surface levelness: flat
Water hookup available
Generators allowed
Hookups: No electricity, sewage, or TV connection
Essentials
Pets allowed
No campfires
No toilet
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Sharon a message!
  • Check in: After 9AM
  • Check out: Before 4PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Swimming

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Family Friendly Country Campsite in California.

Field
River, stream, or...
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Hipcamper Makena

Best camping spot out there!

Makena R.
recommends this listing.
May 15th, 2022

Best stay I could’ve asked for. Sharon and her husband are some of the best Hip Camp hosts out there. 10/10 reccomend camping at her property. She was so gracious and accommodating and the property was beautiful with all of the greenery and horses. Will definitely be coming back. The park down the street was gorgeous with a little creek that was very peaceful.

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Hipcamper Matt

Beautiful spot under the willows

Matt K.
recommends this listing.
May 11th, 2022

Stayed a night here on our way to the coast. A beautiful grassy spot under some mature willow trees. There were beautiful horses around, some chickens.

We slept great, our hosts were very kind. Would recommend.

Hipcamper Holly
Holly B.
recommends this listing.
March 20th, 2022

Lots of birds and horses, plenty of shade under the willow tree. A symphony of frogs in the evening

Hipcamper Melissa

Sharon and tom are exceptional!

Melissa D.
recommends this listing.
March 11th, 2022

My husband, our daughter and I came up to the Grass Valley area for my birthday and to just get out of Reno. With no plan in mind, we ran across this very reasonably priced serene location off the beaten path / on 5 acres and thought how wonderful would it be to camp underneath and stars? To our delight it was the perfect little quaint place to pull our tiny trailer in. Our 7 year old had a wonderful time in the morning and her pajamas petting their horses and feeding them grass and apples! I think that was the highlight of her trip :-) Sharon and Tom have a wonderful place to stay; where you can listen to the frogs at night, and the distant rooster in the background in the a.m. you may even get to hear the fun sounds of a donkey; keep in mind you are in country living; where animals meet the sky's stars and a small stream meets the picnic bench 🏕️ The sounds were never overbearing and actually fun to listen to. We have made new friends and are excited to stop back by and say hi when we come through! Thank you guys for your hospitality (just had to thank you one more time Sharon) 🥰💜

Family Friendly Country CampsiteOur daughter enjoying this beautiful girl first thing in the morning still in her jammies ❤️Family Friendly Country CampsiteViews of the shining Sun peeking through the willows on a cool March morning
Hipcamper Brittany

Family friendly and peaceful

Brittany C.
recommends this listing.
February 27th, 2022

Sharon and her husband are incredibly friendly and having them guide us in took a lot stress off of us. We felt very comfortable at their property, and loved listening to the birds and saying hi to their horse. Very quiet and peaceful at night. Nothing but crickets
Great family park that was nearby, we didn’t get to explore even half of it. Great towns nearby to check out too.

Hipcamper Jodi

A peaceful spot

Jodi D.
recommends this listing.
February 27th, 2022

What a restful setting. The campsite included a picnic table and garbage can under a beautiful tree. Great communication with hosts. Loved my morning walk to meet the horses and geese.

Hipcamper Buffy

Camping on the farm

Buffy S.
recommends this listing.
February 19th, 2022

Staying at Sharon’s was exactly what we needed- a home away from home for the night on an idyllic spot under a willow tree beside a creek. We were lulled to sleep by the sound of frogs.

In the morning we were greeted by cheerful birds chirping and the other happy farm sounds that I love to hear waking up on the farm.

Sharon’s horse gave me the perfect send off in the morning- quality time over the fence while I had my coffee. We were really happy to stay on Sharon’s land! Very sweet and kind people that you love to meet along your travels. Thank you!

Don’t tell my horse back home, but I’m in love with Sharon’s mare 💕Sharon made our dogs feel very welcome! They are used to poultry and livestock however & would never chase. Our dogs had a blast playing ball and wading in the creek. Home away from home 💖My sweet new coffee pal
Hipcamper Katlyn
Katlyn T.
recommends this listing.
January 23rd, 2022

Sharon was very responsive and hospitable! We had a nice, short stay here.

Hipcamper Viking

Wonderful property!

Viking W.
recommends this listing.
January 11th, 2022

Such kind and thoughtful hosts. We just love staying here. My kids had so much fun running around the property, playing games, hunting for bugs and frogs, and feeding carrots and apples to Baby, the horse. I’m so glad we got another chance to stay here. Highly recommended if you like a serene country environment.

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