Hipcamp host Gary A.,
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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

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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.

Lodging provided
Cabin
1 site
Up to 50 guests per site
Up to 10 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
Have a question? Send Gary a message!
  • 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

    Activities

    Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

    Biking

    Superb mountain biking on the trails in the Giant Sequoia National Monument up the road.

    Boating

    Success Reservoir has houseboats for rent by the hour or day. Five miles back on Hwy 190.

    Fishing

    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

    Hiking

    A great deal of hiking is right on River Ridge. Much more in Giant Sequoia National Monument nearby.

    Swimming

    The river usually runs fine; it will drop as the summer progresses. Eventually, the Turtle Cove swimming swimming hole and Star...Read more

    Wildlife watching

    The ranch is home to over 100 species of birds, 30+ species of mammals and around 20 species of fish, amphibians and reptiles.

    Horseback riding
    Paddling
    Wind sports
    Climbing
    Snow sports

    Terrain

    Natural features you'll find at River Ridge Spiritual Retreats in California.

    Beach

    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

    Cave

    Crystal Cave at Sequoia National Park is a favorite. 1.5 hours to entrance of Park.

    Forest

    Hmmm, 1.3 million acres next door: mixed conifer/hardwood forest with giant sequoia ranging from 4,000'-7,000' elevation. Lots ...Read more

    Hot spring

    California Hot Springs is open year-round for swimming and tub soaking. A great day trip.

    Lake

    Lake Success is 6 or 7 miles away for swimming, sailing, houseboat rentals, fishing.

    Mountainous

    While our sites are on the flat, there's a 3,000' mountain on the ranch. Over 8,000' nearby.

    Field

    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

    Swimming hole

    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

    Waterfall

    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

    Ranch

    We are a working ranch and nature preserve.

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    Property
    River Ridge Ranch & Institute
    State
    California
    Country
    United States
    $2,500/night
    1 Site