Hipcamp host Neil W.,
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Our camp areas are very secluded and private. We are not on a main road so there is no traffic noise. You can relax without the hustle and bustle of other campers.

Enjoy the private country atmosphere on our 40 acre ranch in Lockwood, which is located off Highway 101 between Paso Robles and King City. Sites are nestled in the oak trees.  Trails are available for walks

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Our camp areas are very secluded and private. We are not on a main road so there is no traffic noise. You can relax without the hustle and bustle of other campers.

Enjoy the private country atmosphere on our 40 acre ranch in Lockwood, which is located off Highway 101 between Paso Robles and King City. Sites are nestled in the oak trees.  Trails are available for walks and taking in the views of the valley below.  Sunsets and starlit nights can be stunning.

South 40 Rocks--site 1 features a unique rock wall and lots of shade.  It's perfect for tents and a hammock or a travel trailer or RV.

South 40 Flats--site 2 is quite large and level with oaks trees. We just improved this site with a nook and rock wall which provides a cozy spot and shade. This site is perfect for RVs and trailers, but many campers have set their tents up at this campsite.

We now have a water truck to help us with controlling the dust.

Unique hand painted South 40 souvenir rock available for $10.00.

Corrals are available for an extra fee if you are travelling with horses.

Enjoy the sounds of nature, an occasional cow mooing and lots of wildlife.

There is no poison oak  on the property.

This is your private spot where we will leave you alone or bring you an ice cream in the afternoon, whichever you prefer.

We are located near Lake Nacimiento,  Lake San Antonio, San Antonio Mission, Fort Hunter Liggett, San Miguel Mission  and the Nacitone Museum.  There is local wine tasting and we are 45 minutes from wine tasting in Paso Robles.

Many campers find this to be an ideal meeting place for family and friends coming from the north and south.

Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
2 sites
Up to 6 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 40 feet allowed
Pull-in site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass-or-field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Generators allowed
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Neil a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

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Hand painted T shirt, size Medium,

One of a kind, logo shirt, all hand painted, moss green.

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Eggs

Half dozen eggs

Our own farm fresh eggs

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Firewood bundle

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Hand painted souvenir rock

Original hand painted souvenir Hideaway Oaks rock or South 40 rock

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at South 40 in California.

Forest
Farm
Ranch

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Hipcamper Caleb
Caleb R.
recommends this listing.
(South 40 Rocks--Site 1)
June 20th, 2022

This is a great site. The owners were very kind people, the land was pretty and campsite it self was very clean. I will definitely recommend this place to friends and won’t hesitate to go back again.

Hipcamper Yakov
Yakov R.
recommends this listing.
(South 40 Rocks--Site 1)
May 31st, 2022

It was a delightful experience staying at South 40. Neil and Karen were gracious hosts and made sure we were taken care of. The campsite was private and had a firepit, table/benches, and clean bathrooms. If you walk the hill behind the campsite, you get a really great view of the valley and sunset/sunrise. The stargazing was amazing as well. The campsite is located about 30 min drive from lake San Antonio which was nice. Overall, we enjoyed our stay and would recommend this campsite.

Hipcamper Laura
Laura S.
recommends this listing.
(South 40 Flats--Site 2)
April 18th, 2022

We really enjoyed the stay at South 40. We were at site 2 which has less shade then site 1 but still a nice big level area. Neil was great with communication. Would recommend staying here. Great area for off leash dogs.

Hipcamper Jason

Nice open space camping

Jason F.
recommends this listing.
(South 40 Rocks--Site 1)
April 17th, 2022

Excellent hosts and an oaky landscape to enjoy. Has all of the convenience of car camping without a slew of neighbors. Walking trails are available for recreation. Be mindful of wildlife in the area, we encountered snakes, ground squirrels and jack rabbits mostly.

Hipcamper Lisa
Lisa E.
recommends this listing.
(South 40 Flats--Site 2)
March 12th, 2022

Neil’s Hipcamp spot accommodated our truck/toy hauler nicely. The site was private & quiet. The host and his family were eager to make sure that we had what we needed. It was a perfect staging area for some fantastic backroads rides. We will be back!

Hipcamper Alex
Alex N.
recommends this listing.
(South 40 Rocks--Site 1)
November 17th, 2021

Loved staying at this campsite. Camp hosts were very accommodating!

Hipcamper Rebecca

Great peaceful little nook

Rebecca L.
recommends this listing.
(South 40 Rocks--Site 1)
November 13th, 2021

South 40 was great and just what we were looking for. We were on site 1 with a small teardrop and it was perfect. A quiet little nook. You could walk up the small hill behind it and see almost 360 degrees of the scenery. The site was minimalist and well kept with a fire ring, picnic table and shared portapotty. The owners were lovely, allowing us our privacy but also checking in to make sure we were okay and to offer us ice cream. Our dog enjoyed chasing the nearby rabbits and squirrels, a freedom she doesn’t get to enjoy in other crowded campsites. Stars were pretty at night and it was so peaceful. We did hear a few animals (pigs, deer, elk…?) at night so just be aware of your surroundings. Would def recommend if you’re looking for something quiet, simple and private near King City.

South 40
Hipcamper Hans Petter
Hans Petter B.
recommends this listing.
(South 40 Flats--Site 2)
October 12th, 2021

Quiet, peaceful, and clean! Loved our quick visit here. We arrived late, but Neil had put out firewood and solar lights for us so it was easy to get set up. Fell asleep listening to Coyotes howl in the distance and woke up to a beautiful property, perfect for a quick morning walk with the dog. Would definitely come back if we're ever in the area again.

South 40Morning walkCampsite 2; first site on the property but still quiet and far from other campers.
Hipcamper Paige
Paige E.
recommends this listing.
(South 40 Flats--Site 2)
October 11th, 2021

Neil & Karin were wonderful hosts. Their directions were easy to follow, and as they mentioned, our GPS told us to go a different way but we followed their notes and made it with no issues :) it was a great drive, very relaxing once off the main road. We enjoyed our ice cream and our antisocial dog ran right up to both hosts who sweetly asked to give him a treat as well. One thing I didn't realize was there are 2 sites there, we apparently parked and set up at the wrong one, but since no one else was arriving that night they let us stay there. We enjoyed the hike up the hill and did a nice little loop with our dog a couple times. Oh, do not forget to check out the stars!! They were absolutely amaziiiiing!!

View from the nice little hill we wandered up above the campsite. Campsite :) loved the shade and picnic table with map of property and trails.
Property
Hideaway Oaks
State
California
Country
United States
$55/night
2 Sites

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