Hipcamp host Bob S.,
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Moonlight Camp Area is a beautiful section of the property just down the road from our Overlook sites. They offer maximum wind protection on gusty days, have large clearings for extra camp gear, and aren’t too far from the guest hangout area. Site 1 is great for easy access to the guest hangout for even more space to enjoy, and also has a wind protected fire pit area. Site

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Moonlight Camp Area is a beautiful section of the property just down the road from our Overlook sites. They offer maximum wind protection on gusty days, have large clearings for extra camp gear, and aren’t too far from the guest hangout area. Site 1 is great for easy access to the guest hangout for even more space to enjoy, and also has a wind protected fire pit area. Site two has one of the largest and flattest camp clearings on the property and would be great for multi-tent setups.

Each site allows for 2WD vehicles to park at the top of a short truck trail less than 50 ft down to the site. AWD vehicles can drive down directly onto the site clearings. For larger groups or max space to spread out, guests can book both sites for a huge portion of the property. Each of the Moonlight sites are furnished large steel fire pits with spark screens and stainless-steel grill inserts. Guests will also have a commercial grade picnic tables for 10, and a 10x10 ft. raised wooden camp platform for you to use for tents, canopies, cowboy camping or stargazing.

Come see why The Preserve at Aguanga Ranchos is one of the most reviewed and highest rated camps in SoCal!

When you click (Instant) Book on this page you will then be asked to review the Rulebook before committing to your booking. Please be sure to read it carefully so you can decide if this property and site setup will accommodate your group, vehicle, equipment and camping preferences.

We send all guests a virtual welcome packet 48 hours before their reservation that supplements all of the information contained within your booking details and contains videos, maps, nearby hiking trails and local recommendations.

Campsite area
Tent sites
2 sites
Up to 10 guests per site
Short walk
4WD Recommended
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Picnic table available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Bob a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 15% off

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

Bike directly off site for scenic and challenging dirt roads in the community or drive to nearby mountain biking favorites: Hig...Read more

Boating

Lake Skinner (24 Miles), Diamond Valley Lake (29 Miles), Lake Hemet (33 Miles), Lake Cuyamaca (52 Miles)

Fishing

Lake Skinner (24 Miles), Diamond Valley Lake (29 Miles), Lake Hemet (33 Miles), Lake Cuyamaca (52 Miles)

Hiking

Hike the property and dirt roads in the community or take a sort drive to some amazing nearby trailheads: Oak Grove Trailhead (...Read more

Horseback riding

Saddle Up Ranch (4.8 Miles)

Off-roading (OHV)

Nearby High Point Truck Trail or Palomar Divide road for Cleveland National Forest Access for plated vehicles. Red Mountain OHV...Read more

Swimming

Lake Hemet & Splashing Eagle Swim Zone (33 Miles)

Wildlife watching

Local wildlife species such as mule deer, long-tailed weasel, opossum, black-tailed jackrabbits, desert cottontails, mountain l...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at MOONLIGHT CAMP AREA in California.

Desert

High Desert: Native vegetation includes redshank, chaparral, white sage, black sage, yucca, cacti and cholla.

Mountainous

Property is at just over 3000 feet in elevation and overlooks Aguanga Valley with panoramic views of Cleveland National Forest ...Read more

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Hipcamper Vanessa
Vanessa P.
recommends this listing.
(Moonlight #2)
July 10th, 2022

It was a really nice place to stay. Thought the guest meeting area was super cute. Good if you’re camping solo or in a big group. As a solo female camper I felt super safe. Not super isolated but also not super congested with campers so a good in between.

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Hipcamper Yojan
Yojan B.
recommends this listing.
(Moonlight #2)
July 8th, 2022

Awesome place me my girlfriend and dog loved it moonlight #2 is the spot to be at!!!! My only complaint is that there is only one restroom for all the camp sites and no shower but hey it is camping right! I do recommend putting that aside and just going, we can’t wait to go back honestly

Hipcamper Cory
Cory M.
doesn't recommend this listing.
(Moonlight #1)
July 3rd, 2022

Stray dogs at the site. Don't believe it was the owners fault. Just an inconvenience

Hipcamper Bob
Response from Bob, the Host, on July 7th, 2022

Sorry for the inconvenience Cory. We ended up getting the two puppies back to the owner and they are now safe and sound.

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Hipcamper Sofia
Sofia C.
recommends this listing.
(Moonlight #1)
July 3rd, 2022

It was a very chilled tent camping experience. Super easy to get there and even when it’s busy you find enough privacy.

Hipcamper Alexis
Alexis N.
recommends this listing.
(Moonlight #1)
June 19th, 2022

Great camping option for those new to camping like my husband and I. Sunset was beautiful.

Hipcamper Mary

Camping with little kids

Mary S.
recommends this listing.
(Moonlight #2)
June 19th, 2022

Very nice spot with privacy and great views. This was our first time camping with two little kids and we couldn’t have asked for a better location! The stars were amazing!

Hipcamper marco

Amazing campsite !

Marco V.
recommends this listing.
(Moonlight #1)
May 15th, 2022

Bob’s property was amazing. The views for sunrise and sunset were stunning. Bob was a great/very accommodating host. He was quick to respond to all messages. All the instructions we’re easy to follow and made perfect sense upon arrival. We will 1000% be returning and definitely recommend staying here!

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Hipcamper Chuck
Chuck C.
recommends this listing.
(Moonlight #2)
May 13th, 2022

We drove in from Redondo beach ,great views lots of open land .host Bob was very helpful can’t wait for a return visit this fall

Hipcamper Ricardo
Ricardo H.
recommends this listing.
(Moonlight #2)
May 10th, 2022

Moonlight #2
-Love how it’s secluded from the other sites (pretty good privacy)
-the site is well maintained and clean
-it’s a great place to get away from everything and enjoy the peace and quiet
Would definitely come back!

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