Our base site rental fee is $75 for the first person which includes our propane fire-pit rental fee of $25.  

We charge an additional $49 per person after the base site fee.  

Children under 12 are FREE max 2 children if you have more than 2 children please add an extra adult for every 3 children under 12.



Our base site rental fee is $75 for the first person which includes our propane fire-pit rental fee of $25.  

We charge an additional $49 per person after the base site fee.  

Children under 12 are FREE max 2 children if you have more than 2 children please add an extra adult for every 3 children under 12.

Our property consists of 43 rugged/hilly/mountainous acres with numerous flat plateaus and fantastic views. 

Each plateau has several great spots to car/van/truck camp, pitch a tent or park small trailers and small RVs. Larger RVs/Trailers fit on the front side of our property.  

SUMMER/FALL: Expect the landscape and views to be golden brown (not green and lush like in a lot of the photos posted which were taken this past winter/spring.)

PICKING YOUR CAMPSITE: When we are not sold out we place campers at campsites on a first-come-first-serve basis upon arrival.  If we are sold out we will pre-pick your campsite based on where we feel each of our campers will be happiest given their individual camp set up, i.e. Tent, Van, Trailer, RV, and size of the group.

All of our sites are spread out with plenty of space for social distancing.

DRY CAMPING: All of our sites are DRY camping (no water/electricity.) We provide a picnic table and one small tiki-hut style umbrella and a propane fire pit with a propane tank.

Our best sites, with little-to-no traffic noise, (and the best views) are on our back property.  Best suited for tents, camper vans, trucks, and SMALL trailers or SMALL RVs.  There is a semi-steep hill up to our upper property if you're towing a trailer you will need a powerful vehicle to make it up the hill.

Sites on our lower property by the common area are easily accessible with views up the hills/mountains but come with some highway noise.  We imagine it sounds like waves crashing and call it the "steel river."  

For your private camp area, please bring your own drinking water, water to wash dishes and if think you'll need: chairs, camp tables, umbrellas or shade structures, etc. 

Plan on being fully self-sufficient at your private camp area.  Otherwise, feel free to use the common area at the barn until 10 pm.


ABOUT OUR DOGS: We have three male dogs (one of the three is UN-NEUTERED) a 10-year-old yellow lab (Titan-Dan), a 11-year-old American Dingo (Reno) and 3-year-old Great Pyrenees (Bandit.) All three of our fur babies are great with children and non-aggressive visiting dogs.  We are fostering a 4-year-old female Great Pyrenees (we named Cannoli) who crossed the highway and found our property.   

COMMON USE AREA: Inside and near the barn include tables, chairs, hammocks, wood fire pit, outdoor propane BBQ and stove, small indoor kitchen available by reservation/pre-approval, outdoor mineral shower, and mineral cold plunge tubs.

FIRE SAFETY & PROPANE FIREPITS:  We have “very safe” propane firepits and fire extinguishers at every site. Under the right conditions, we will light a real wood fire at the common area by the barn.  Feel free to join us in the early evening until 10-11pm.  

PORTA-POTTIES: We have porta-potties next to the Barn, the Garden, Running Dog Flats, and the Art Studio.  They are pumped clean every Thursday and are generally very lightly used.  If you don’t want to use the porta-potties we recommend/encourage you to bring your own camp toilet, bags, and absorbent. 

WILDLIFE: Our dogs do a great job of fending off the resident bobcat and coyotes on the front portion of our property and by the barn, if they are barking in the night there's a reason. If you end up camping on the front portion of our property and think their barking will affect your sleep, bring earplugs ;-).

Drinking-Water, Dish Washing Water & Shade:  All of our sites are dry camping i.e. there is no potable water available. Please bring all your own drinking/dish washing water.  We have a picnic table and tiki-hut umbrellas at all the sites. Please bring additional shade i.e. easy up or other shade structures if you think you'll need it. 

Cold Mineral Dunks & Outdoor Mineral Shower: We have huge aluminum cowboy cold dunk tubs available at what we lovingly/jokingly refer to as our very own “Cactus Flower Beach,”  which is not a real beach… It feels like a beach because we’ve decked it out with lounge chairs, a daybed cabana, 150K pounds of sand and tiki-hut umbrellas.  It’s really fun to hang out there when it’s hot under the shade of the pepper trees.

  NOTE:   The Outdoor Shower screening is a tad see-through. If you are shy, wear a bathing suit.

  Please limit showers to 3-5 minutes max.

Mineral Water Definition: Water from a mineral spring or well (i.e. our well) that contains various minerals, such as salts and sulfur compounds.

Trash:  Please pack all your trash out to the large trash bin located at the entrance to our property. Please take your recycling with you.

Electricity & Wi-Fi: We have charging stations in the barn for your computers, phones, etc. Password: HowdyDoody (Accessible in and near the barn common area)

Commissary:  We have farm fresh eggs, bacon jerky, meats from the pork palace across the street, and other swag for sale in the barn.

Feed The Chickens & Goats: Please feel free to feed the goats and chickens your vegetable scraps and or bring them a treat they love full heads of cabbage, lettuce, cantaloupe and watermelon.

Children: For safety, Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times!


WINE TASTING: We are in the heart of the wine country with a tasting room less than one mile away and/or a few short miles into Buellton, Solvang, Santa Ynez, and/or Los Olivos.

BEACHES and HIKING: We are 5 minutes from the beach.  You can hike all over our property, see below for a list of all our recommendations.

(NOTE: the HipCamp site does not support weblinks so you may want to look up our recommendations on yelp for more info and directions.)


1. Industrial Eats, Buellton

2. Ramen Kotori, Solvang

3. La Tequila Mexican Restaurant, Buellton (NOTE: They don’t actually serve tequila but the food is GREAT!)

4. Ginos Pizza, Buellton (they will deliver to our gate)

5. Antonio's Pizza (Great Pizza but they don't deliver)

6. Hitching Post, Buellton

7. Trattoria Grappolo, 2 locations: Santa Ynez and Solvang

8. HOOK’d Bar and Grill at Lake Cachuma (20 minutes to the lake)


1. Folded Hills Winery and Farm Stand (farm animals to visit as well)  (1 mile south of our ranch)

2. The Blueberry Farm (Seasonal Pick your own blueberries stand closes end of September-ish) (1 mile south of our ranch) 


1. Nojoqui Falls (1.5 miles south of our ranch)

2. Gaviota Wind Caves (6 miles south of our ranch)


1. Gaviota State Beach (6 miles south of our ranch)

2.Tajiguas Beach (15 miles south of our ranch)

3. Jalama Beach County Park (30-minute beautiful windy drive, but well worth it especially if you want to get one of the worlds best burgers at the campground store)


1. Ostrich Land USA, Buellton (Feed the Ostriches and Emus)

2. Mendenhall's Museum of Gasoline Pumps & Petroliana, Buelton

We look forward to hosting you.  Sincerely, Sierra and Darin

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
10 sites
Up to 10 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Kitchen available
Showers available
Wifi available
No potable water
No picnic table
Remove your rubbish
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
Generators allowed
No electrical connection
No water connection
No sewage dump point
No TV hookup
Pull-in site
Max length 30ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: flat
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

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Hipcamper Kari
Kari W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 10th, 2021

What lovely camp hosts and a great place to stay! We will be back!!!

Hipcamper Stephanie

Absolute tranquility

Stephanie A.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 8th, 2021

What a magical wonder this property is. My second time staying at Sierra and Darin’s Freedog Farms and I already can’t wait to revisit. The views are spectacular of course, but it’s the warm hospitality and genuine energy that keep me coming back for more. Book your stay. Just do it. 💜

Hipcamper Mark

Amazing property, will be back.

Mark O.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 6th, 2021

Can’t say enough good things about the property and the owners.

Freedog Farms owned by Sierra and Darrin.
Rustic 43 acres 15 minutes from Solvang.
*Farm animals and roaming dogs which Ruby hung out with
*Gives a camping experience with some amenities for the new campers out there.
*if you bring your dog, there’s burs all over the ground that can get stuck on long fur- being a brush.
*bugs; bring spray/natural deterrents.
*they have really good beer on tap 😄
*Propane fire pits at most spots; still in fire season so it’s nice to have a fire going without having to worry about embers.
*mineral cold water dunk tanks and running water, and porta-potty’s at most spots.
*bring some food/scrap vegetables for the animals

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Hipcamper Ian
Ian W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 5th, 2021

Great. Really enjoyed our stay

Hipcamper Nick
Nick A.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 5th, 2021

Special place with awesome vibes. Sierra and Darin were great hosts!

Hipcamper Laurel

Neat property and friendly hosts

Laurel M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 4th, 2021

We spent an early October weekend at Freedog Farms and had a great time. The owners/hosts were very friendly and helpful. There were propane fire pits at each site and a communal log fire pit in the common area where guests could meet each other, hang out, and chat with the owners. The sites are well dispersed so we didn’t feel too close to any neighbors and the hillsides were beautiful. The location is convenient to either visit Gaviota Beach or explore Solvang.

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Hipcamper Boris
Boris E.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 3rd, 2021

Great place! We stayed only one night, but will sure be back. Sierra was great host, we got the spot with everything we were looking for.

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Hipcamper Jason

Perfect property and people!

Jason R.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 24th, 2021

This was my second time staying at Freedog Farms. The first trip was with family, and the second trip was a quick dads and sons adventure, but what they both had in common was a great time at Freedog Farms! Darin and Sierra have an incredible property and, more importantly, are incredible hosts. Great location and great people all around. Already looking forward to our next visit.

Hipcamper Jenn

Amazing experience!!

Jenn G.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 21st, 2021

My girlfriend & I absolutely loved our experience here! Would definitely recommend, Sierra & Darin were great, sweet & kind ! Felt very welcomed


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