Hipcamp host Kyle M.,
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            Greetings Friends!  BRING YOUR OWN BEDDING'S< Blankets, Sheets and Pillow Cases, lights, and 8 D batteries for each of the two fans. We have a fumeless heater on the "Extra's" area of this listing if you need one for the winter months.  We are at 5000 feet elevation, so it does get cold. But other times it's just right.

Garth created the Cosmic Castle with

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            Greetings Friends!  BRING YOUR OWN BEDDING'S< Blankets, Sheets and Pillow Cases, lights, and 8 D batteries for each of the two fans. We have a fumeless heater on the "Extra's" area of this listing if you need one for the winter months.  We are at 5000 feet elevation, so it does get cold. But other times it's just right.

Garth created the Cosmic Castle with the help of many friends. It's a nicely furnished thrift store glamping experience on 640 acres of pristine massive desert boulder and Joshua tree landscape. Garth the resident, land owner, and lives on the property. The Cosmic castle is situated with an ancient pinion pine tree at the foot of the stairs. The space has No Amenities,. It has two artist murals on the  wall. From the window you can see short views and  long views of the surrounding Pipes Canyon, the Boulder Gardens, and further. The exterior is painted "Garth Tan". The stairs are difficult to navigate due to an ancient pine tree growing right through it, So, PleasePleasePlease be careful not to hit your head. There is a portable restroom just a short distance away. As well our community area. Over the past 40 years Garth has created many sites to see. Around the property you may find rock gardens, art, crystal gardens, fish, birds, and special spaces. It's quite and beautiful. The people are warm and inviting. The grounds are beautiful and tranquil. There are chickens, peacocks and other birds and the sounds they make echoing through the land. At any given time you might find friends in the community areas, preparing a meal, playing music on drums, guitars, or the grand piano, or simply hiking around. Feel free to interact with anyone on the property. Thank you for your generous support!

Lodging provided
Cabin
1 site
Up to 6 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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Have a question? Send Kyle a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 1PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

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Natural features you'll find at Cosmic Castle in California.

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Hipcamper Bennett

Grateful that this exists

Bennett E.
recommends this listing.
September 24th, 2021

Existential talks in the desert, what more could you ask for. Beautiful landscape. The Cosmic Castle is a pretty impressive structure for what it is. Didn’t spend much time in it but was nonetheless happy. Hopeful to return at some point.

Hipcamper Megan

Romantic spot for two

Megan G.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
September 6th, 2021

The cosmic castle was beautiful! The views and boulders were incredible. So many friendly people all having such a wonderful time connecting with nature. The cosmic castle had fans which helped with the heat tremendously but it would be great if there could somehow be more ventilation inside.

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Hipcamper Matthew

Magic

Matthew S.
recommends this listing.
August 31st, 2021

The most amazing land and hosts, such a magical place and grateful to have visited!

Hipcamper Bobbie Jean

Worth it

Bobbie Jean C.
recommends this listing.
August 23rd, 2021

The place is unique and very peaceful. We had an amazing time exploring the land and relaxing in the castle with just the sound of the wind. Totally Worth it.

Hipcamper Jen

Absolutely incredible.

Jen S.
recommends this listing.
July 24th, 2021

Pure MAGIC. Just the getaway we needed. Garth has created an incredible space full of love and beauty. We will be going back very soon!

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Hipcamper Jennifer

Can’t wait to return!

Jennifer K.
recommends this listing.
July 9th, 2021

Kyle, Garth, Greg, Solar Dan, and Peacock __ (forgot his name), were amazing! The cosmic castle was great. If you like glamping, that’s the way to go. However, you get much more than just accommodations. The community vibe, the Boulder hikes, and all the energy is incredible. I came to clear my head, recharge and tap into my creativity. This was the perfect spot and I already can’t wait to go back! Garth’s place is a must!!!

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Hipcamper Alexandra

Peaceful and beautiful

Alexandra F.
recommends this listing.
June 28th, 2021

Two of my friends and I wanted to escape the city for a few nights and this was the perfect spot! The property was so beautiful - boulders, cacti, birds, etc. Everyone on the property was friendly and helpful and the cosmic castle was amazing. I saw the stars without having to sleep outside! Plus Buddha the dog checked on us to make sure we were safe and happy and even walked us to the bathroom after dark, waited for us, then walked us back. I highly recommend Garth’s!

Hipcamper Dylan

Blessed, peaceful, reguvinating

Dylan G.
recommends this listing.
June 26th, 2021

Epic! If you're looking for an oasis and way to replenish this is the place to come!

Hipcamper Fereshteh

Highly recommended

Fereshteh M.
recommends this listing.
June 23rd, 2021

I loved the place and people, can't wait to go back again.

Property
Garth's boulder gardens
State
California
Country
United States
$133/night
1 Site

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