Hipcamp host Bob S.,
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Great Views. Great Privacy. Good Convenience. 165yd to toilet. 194yd to guest hangout. Priced for 5 max 18. 1-6 tent. 1-3 Camp Rig.

Overlook Mega Site is the best all-around camp area on the property and can accommodate multiple larger RVs and trailers. The site is huge, level, and easily accessible to all vehicles
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Great Views. Great Privacy. Good Convenience. 165yd to toilet. 194yd to guest hangout. Priced for 5 max 18. 1-6 tent. 1-3 Camp Rig.

Overlook Mega Site is the best all-around camp area on the property and can accommodate multiple larger RVs and trailers. The site is huge, level, and easily accessible to all vehicles. Guests will have expansive and unobstructed views across the valley and into the north side of Palomar Mountain.  The Overlook site is furnished with large park model fire pit with cooking grate, commercial grade picnic table for twelve, and a 10x10 ft. raised wooden camp platform for you to use for tents, canopies, cowboy camping or stargazing.  You will also find two posts to hang sun shades, hammocks gear lines.  The Overlook Site is near the end of the road just before our "Private Host Area" where we stay when visiting the property.  

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.

For additional information that shows both properties and all of our sites click on my host name in HipCamp and drill down from there.   If you are a first-time visitor, we’d also encourage you to visit our website pupterra.com to see everything that we offer and join the Pupterra Exploration Club for 10% off all bookings. We also provide information, pictures and videos through our social channels @pupterra and YouTube Page for Pupterra Adventures.  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 or RV site
1 site
Up to 18 guests per site
Up to 5 vehicles
Wheelchair access
2WD Accessible
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 26 feet allowed
Pull-in site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: loose-gravel
Surface levelness: flat
Generators allowed
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
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

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

Horseback riding

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at OVERLOOK MEGA SITE 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 Ryan
Ryan Z.
recommends this listing.
May 2nd, 2022

Really nice layout and cool area for desert camping. Bob was quick with communication and made everything easy.

Hipcamper Luke + Kim

Great, easy weekend trip from oc.

Luke + Kim N.
recommends this listing.
April 17th, 2022

We had a great weekend of camping with our dog at Overlook #1. 👍 Our campsite was large, had a great view, and was well taken care of (nice fire pit, table, and wood platform). Bob and his wife, Magda, happened to be on site and were great hosts. We'll definitely be back!

Hipcamper Frank
Frank G.
recommends this listing.
April 10th, 2022

Overlook #1 at Pupterra is an amazing place. The views are spectacular and the entire campsite is very well taken care of. Bob was super communicative throughout the booking process. Our kids had a blast. Watching the sunrise over the hills from camp was really nice.

Hipcamper Michael
Michael H.
recommends this listing.
April 3rd, 2022

Great site! Very quite! The owner is a breeze to work with.

Outposts 1 site
Hipcamper Tiffany

Camping with family

Tiffany D.
recommends this listing.
March 27th, 2022

The site was amazing ! We really enjoyed all of the space it had to offer and the beautiful view . If you are looking for a peaceful stay , you will find what you are looking for here . The platform was also a cool space to view the stars from . We will definitely return soon !

Great fire pit for s’mores .
Hipcamper Marie

Camping

Marie H.
recommends this listing.
March 25th, 2022

We loved the camping site. Everything was marked well. The stars at night were absolutely beautiful. I love how quiet and secluded the area was. Definitely would recommend this place to family and friends!

Hipcamper Stephen
Stephen H.
recommends this listing.
March 19th, 2022

Bob’s spot blew us away and was one of the coolest spots we’ve ever camped at! The whole property is amazing and you’ll have beautiful views from any site. Can’t wait to check out the Temecula Creek property soon!

Hipcamper Madeline
Madeline M.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
March 4th, 2022

Great views, amazing stars, fantastic sunsets. Beware the cactus though. The drive up, campfire pit, table, and tent platform were all great.

Hipcamper Margo

Dreamy sunsets, perfect getaway!

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

This place was amazing! Impeccable views, super chill environment. Bob stopped by and was really friendly! We will absolutely be back!

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