Hipcamp host Taryn K.,
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********************Rent Rock & Tree exclusively up to 200 guests*****************

We are currently only booking Private Camping Events. Please message us if you are interested in learning more. You can book up to 3 nights. 

**Weddings, Music Festival, Reunion, Birthday, Bachelor and Bachelorette, Baby Shower, Gender Reveal, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Open Mic, Workshops,

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********************Rent Rock & Tree exclusively up to 200 guests*****************

We are currently only booking Private Camping Events. Please message us if you are interested in learning more. You can book up to 3 nights. 

**Weddings, Music Festival, Reunion, Birthday, Bachelor and Bachelorette, Baby Shower, Gender Reveal, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Open Mic, Workshops, Sound Bathe, Yoga Retreats, Corporate Parties, ETC***

Please message us first so we can discuss your event and event details. Once booked, we will also have an outside liability contract for you to sign as well for your guests. 

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***Please review all details before booking,

Rock and Tree, located in Perris, California, We are an open canvas event space.

Our motto is "Rock & Tree is meant to be explored not explained."  But I have to explain a little bit, but once you stay with us, go explore! We are an ideal venue/campground  for people seeking a quaint outdoor setting for their special day.  We have 8 campsites available up to 8 people per site. This sprawling 36-acre venue offers our guests gorgeous wildlife surroundings and is loaded with a plethora of beautiful outdoor shelters for guests to enjoy. During your stay, you are invited to camp in one of our 8 campsites. We have many different campsites to choose from, some more catered to fit campers and RVs, (no hookups) one with a hidden hang out spot, some closer to the venue and others far away.  *** Although we are on 36 acres, often times on the weekend evenings, our neighbors play music into the late evening, we've been told ear plugs are helpful :) 

My husband Anson Krekeler is a folk and blues musician and has travelled all around the U.S. playing his music and I was an aspiring Voice-Over actress. One day, we decided that we wanted to live the rest of our lives hosting live music, wedding and campers and that's how Rock & Tree began. As the idea grew, we wanted to create an Open Canvas so that the guest could dream up what they wanted on our stage. We moved to the Inland Empire from Santa Monica, in 2017 with the dream of building an open canvas event space out of sustainable, repurposed and natural materials. Our mission is help enrich the culture of Perris, CA by providing a unique venue that takes you away from the hustle and bustle and takes you to a wonderland of nature surrounded by rocks and eucalyptus trees.

A true passion project, Anson and I have built and continue to build everything ourselves, well..Anson does most of the heavy lifting. Our process is that we source as much lumber using the dead Eucalyptus trees we have here on the 36 acre property and we are constantly trying to come up with innovative ways to use recycled and donated materials in the venue. We now live on the property in a 24ft camper and we feel so lucky that our dream is slowly becoming a reality.

During the beginning of Covid, we transitioned into primarily a campground adding more campsites outside the venue, spaced apart from each other to allow for social distancing. The venue is the shared space and the 8 campsites surround it.  When you camp, we will make sure to give you your privacy and you will have access to the whole venue. We also like hanging out and getting to know the campers so if you want have a drink with us, just shoot us a text.  We have fun outdoor games like the giant slingshot, basketball hoop, corn hole, and giant jenga.  At night you will be surrounded by solar lights, imagine you are in a fairy wonderland! Check out our Instagram page to learn more about us @rockandtreeperris. 

Facilities and Capacity

Rock and Tree offers guests the use of a number of stunning facilities in order to provide an exceptionally beautiful experience. 

  • 36-acre Eucalyptus tree forest
  • Communal BBQ and propane fire pit (an additional $8) 
  • Double sinks (running water)
  • 1 Porta-Potty 
  • 8 Campsites
  • Gazebo Stage
  • First Aid Kid 
  • Arched altar
  • Garden
  • Aquifer
  • Two gazebos
  • Tiger cave 
  • 6 hammocks 
  • Bar
  • Sunken Gazebo
  • Giant Sling Shot and Corn Hole, Giant Jenga, Basketball hoop, Connect Four 
  • Painting bottle craft station 

Rock & Tree is forever growing and we are constantly working on it. If you reach out to us and want a secluded camping stay, please let us know and we can discuss renting out the venue for you and your guests. If you would like to pitch in and help with any projects just let us know. 

 We are an all outdoor venue, so please bring plenty of warm blankets and layers and during the day, plenty of water and sunscreen. We have a communal BBQ and propane firepit on site, first come first serve, an additional $8 to cover the propane.  

Upon arrival, Please message me when you are about 10 minutes away. I will meet you at the outside gate and teach you how to open and close it so that you can come and go as you please. Check in is between 10am - 5pm, this gives our campers time to check out and us to clean in between arrivals. We prefer you checking in while it is still light outside. If you need to make any earlier or later arrangements please reach out to coordinate. Please be courteous of your fellow campers. 

A couple of "house rules" :

The gate needs to stay closed. 

We ask that all amplified music is turned down by 1:30am. We will leave the solar lights on over night so it won't be pitch black.  Music at your tent is totally fine and if you bring an instrument and feel like jamming, my husband and I both play guitar :) 

COVID-19: Masks are options, just be considerate and respectful of your fellow campers. We have sinks, cleaning material and hand sanitizer available. . After Porta Potty use, please wipe down and remember to wash your hands for 20 seconds. We are doing everything on our part to keep the venue clean and safe for all guests.  If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask.

Suggestions on things to bring: 

It does get cold at night, bring a sweater and warm blankets. 

Cooler with ice and plenty of water to keep hydrated. 

Glass bottles so you can recycle and paint them when you are here :) 

Camping stove if you don't want to use our BBQ. 

Stakes to secure tents down (it can get windy around 5pm)

Ear plugs - the surrounding neighborhood have roosters, coyotes in the hills and sometimes neighbors play music and set off fireworks.

Sunscreen, hat. 

Sweater for the evenings.

Solar lights for your tent. / Flash Light

Closed toed shoes to walk around, climb rocks.

Blankets to lay out. 

Glowsticks are fun at night. 

Trash bags. 

What to Do near by: The venue is near Lake Perris, Lake Elsinore, Skydive Perris, and Temecula wineries, March Air Force Base/ Museum. Often times it can be very hot, we recommend heading to the Lakes for the day to keep cool :) 

We are so excited to share our campground with you! If you have any questions please contact me directly! We look forward to meeting you!

xoxo

Taryn and Anson 

Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
18 sites
Up to 5 guests per site
Up to 6 vehicles
Wheelchair access
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 85 feet allowed
Pull-in site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass-or-field
Surface levelness: flat
Generators allowed
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No wifi
Have a question? Send Taryn a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 18 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

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Hipcamper Brad

Great space!

Brad W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 20th, 2022

This place is amazing! Great for camping or events, with tons of different areas. Highly recommend :)

Hipcamper Nathan
Nathan W.
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October 17th, 2022

Huge property, very kind and accommodating hosts, great place to camp with friends!

Hipcamper Rob
Rob A.
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October 10th, 2022

Had a great trip to Rock & Tree!! The place is huge and full of great spots to camp. And Taryn was such a fun and welcoming host. Would highly recommend this place. And also the outdoor shower is divine.

Hipcamper Riley

Best camp spot

Riley S.
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(Dispersed site)
October 10th, 2022

Beautiful! The sky is amazing and so is the desert scenery. It feels like you are on another planet. We loved it!

Hipcamper Patrick

A magical, imaginative experience!!

Patrick M.
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October 10th, 2022

Rock & Tree is an absolutely FANTASTIC site. You truly have to see it to believe it. It's sooooo much more than just a campground and desert getaway. There are hammocks, a stage/platform, a giant slingshot, basketball hoops and cornhole boards, plus a million different little creative touches strewn around the area (an old phone booth, a sunken gazebo, a converted speedboat, and the list goes on and on and on...). It's like stepping into Wonderland. I couldn't recommend this place more highly. Come check it out yourself! I will be back very soon. :)

Hipcamper Glenda
Glenda R.
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(Dispersed site)
February 14th, 2022

Beautiful site. Loved being able to bring my dogs. The cutest night time lighting during our stay. Very private and spacious areas for our trailer. Thank you. Will be returning.

Hipcamper Raf

Bridge to terabithia in the desert

Raf R.
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October 18th, 2021

It a magical rustic venue is up your sleeve, THIS is the place for you! Rock & Tree has a multitude of activities for you! From arts and crafts, games, lounging, and exploring, Taryn has you covered. Wide open spaces allow for privacy. I don’t want to spoil it for you, but this place is is even more magical at night. What are your doing? BOOK THIS PLACE!

Hipcamper Taryn
Response from Taryn, the Host, on October 19th, 2021

hehe thank you for such a lovely review, definitely put a huge smile on my face! We are so happy you two enjoyed the venue and happy to host you anytime!

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Hipcamper Jonathan

Fantastic experiential campground!

Jonathan H.
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May 24th, 2021

Awesome camp ground. They’ve done a fantastic job of making it fun, relaxing and a unique experience. Lovely couple. We will be a back!

Hipcamper Taryn
Response from Taryn, the Host, on May 24th, 2021

We look forward to hosting you and your family again! What a fun weekend we had.

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Hipcamper Brad
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May 23rd, 2021

Rock & Tree is such a magical place! It’s hard to describe in words or photos, you just have to experience it for yourself. We had such a wonderful, relaxing stay. There’s so many fun little nooks and crannies to explore. If you’re thinking of booking, just do it! You’ll have such a great time. Taryn and Anson are amazing hosts, super communicative and open and helpful.

Hipcamper Taryn
Response from Taryn, the Host, on May 24th, 2021

Thank you Brad, it was a true pleasure hosting you and getting know you.

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