Hipcamp host Joanie N.,
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Private Ranch natural preserve located by La Purisima Mission, Lompoc, Vandenberg Space Port and Village. Dry tent or self-contained camping. 

Campsite area
Tent sites
4 sites
Up to 2 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Toilet available
Fire ban in effect
No pets
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Joanie a message!
  • Check in: After 12PM
  • Check out: Before 3PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 40% off


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at J's Rancho Relaxo in California.


5 Reviews

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Hipcamper Oscar

Nice host, but horse poop hazards

Oscar M.
doesn't recommend this listing.
(Site 3)
March 31st, 2022

The host was very nice, and I was glad to have a flush toilet, but the camping spots were pretty rough. There was horse poop all over the camping area, and it took some pretty delicate maneuvering to avoid putting our tents in poop, and even more concentration not to step in it. There was nowhere we couldn't smell the poop. There was a lot of trash in the yard which made it pretty un-scenic. Additionally, there was really nowhere to sit down or make food. An area to prepare and eat food - a picnic table or even just setting up a poop-free area near the largest stump as the table, with some crates for seats - would go a long way to making it easier to be there. At $59 for a night, including the service fee, this was pretty overpriced, about three times as much as two nights camping in Big Sur. Additionally, all the no trespassing signs were intimidating and confusing for a place that is intended to be a shared accommodation.

Hipcamper Scott
Scott R.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
March 10th, 2022

Joanie and her dog Bridgette are charming and accommodating hosts. Her camp space is rustic as-described and met all my needs just fine. The private out-house-with-flush-toilet was a bonus.

Hipcamper Joanie
Response from Joanie, the Host, on March 12th, 2022

It was great to accommodate you Scott. I'm glad you felt welcome, comfortable and safe here on your travels. Cheers to your happiness and health. Thank you and God Bless.👍🙏

Remove vote :(
Hipcamper kathy
Kathy Z.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
February 20th, 2022

Extremely helpful host who wanted to make my stay as nice as possible. I was cycle touring and was looking for a good safe place to set up my tent and this place worked out very well. Extra bonus we’re seeing the horses!

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Hipcamper Jonathan
Jonathan N.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
September 20th, 2021

Joanie was very nice and friendly.

Hipcamper Angelli
Angelli I.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
September 5th, 2021

Great spot for a quick overnight stay!

Morning view from my roooftop tent.
Rancho Relaxo
United States
4 Sites