Includes cabins and tent sites: up to 50 people on our 722-acre gorgeous ranch on the North Fork Tule River in the Sierra foothills. You get all our cabins and tent sites. Walk the River’s Edge Labyrinth. Immerse in the river. Seek solitude at Shaman Cove. We are near the Giant Sequoia National Monument and Sequoia National Park. River Ridge Ranch and Institute is a nature
Includes cabins and tent sites: up to 50 people on our 722-acre gorgeous ranch on the North Fork Tule River in the Sierra foothills. You get all our cabins and tent sites. Walk the River’s Edge Labyrinth. Immerse in the river. Seek solitude at Shaman Cove. We are near the Giant Sequoia National Monument and Sequoia National Park. River Ridge Ranch and Institute is a nature preserve, research and demonstration site and a retreat center. Your group will be the only one.
- Check in: After 3PM
- Check out: Before 12PM
- Cancellation policy: Super Strict
- On arrival: Go straight to camp
- Minimum nights: 2 nights
- Accepts bookings: 3 months out Weeknight discount: 10% off
Offered on the Host's property or nearby.
Superb mountain biking on the trails in the Giant Sequoia National Monument up the road.
Success Reservoir has houseboats for rent by the hour or day. Five miles back on Hwy 190.
Early Spring trout on the ranch. Bluegill in late Spring through Fall. Bit 'o Bass now and then. Carp in summer. Superb fishing...Read more
A great deal of hiking is right on River Ridge. Much more in Giant Sequoia National Monument nearby.
The river usually runs fine; it will drop as the summer progresses. Eventually, the Turtle Cove swimming swimming hole and Star...Read more
The ranch is home to over 100 species of birds, 30+ species of mammals and around 20 species of fish, amphibians and reptiles.
Natural features you'll find at River Ridge Spiritual Retreats in California.
Turtle Cove has a small, sandy beach that has 8 lounge chairs and room for more. This is a 'siding' along the river, not Santa ...Read more
Crystal Cave at Sequoia National Park is a favorite. 1.5 hours to entrance of Park.
Hmmm, 1.3 million acres next door: mixed conifer/hardwood forest with giant sequoia ranging from 4,000'-7,000' elevation. Lots ...Read more
California Hot Springs is open year-round for swimming and tub soaking. A great day trip.
Lake Success is 6 or 7 miles away for swimming, sailing, houseboat rentals, fishing.
While our sites are on the flat, there's a 3,000' mountain on the ranch. Over 8,000' nearby.
We have 100 acres of prairie/pasture on the ranch.
River, stream, or creek
The North Fork of the Tule River flows through the ranch, sometimes roaring and sometimes not at all. 2020/2021 was 7" of rain-...Read more
Swim in our own Turtle Cove or Starry Night Beach, right near our camp sites or explore the Middle Fork of the Tule River along...Read more
What is a waterfall? We have them in Winter and Spring on the ranch, along the North Fork. Angel Falls is up Highway 190 about ...Read more
We are a working ranch and nature preserve.