Hipcamp host Aaron D.,
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If you’re looking for a quiet getaway with a few close friends or your family, this option is for you. Tucked in along the South Fork of the American River, this beautiful campsite features picnic benches, a propane fire pit with propane included (fire pits help prevent wildfires), and a prep table for fixing up those tasty fireside meals. Don’t want to deal with the hassle

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If you’re looking for a quiet getaway with a few close friends or your family, this option is for you. Tucked in along the South Fork of the American River, this beautiful campsite features picnic benches, a propane fire pit with propane included (fire pits help prevent wildfires), and a prep table for fixing up those tasty fireside meals. Don’t want to deal with the hassle of setting up a tent? No problem. We’ve already got one set up for you! Our canvas tent is set up on a platform to ensure that you (and your stuff) stay cozy and dry. Guests also have access to shared bathroom facilities (and yes, there are showers!), volleyball, ping pong, communal benches, a sink and dishwashing station, and a common swimming area along the river.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Short walk
Wheelchair access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No wifi
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Aaron a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 35% off
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 91%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Climbing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Riverside Camp (4) "The Cove" River in California.

Forest
Canyon
Mountainous
Field
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole

7 Reviews

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Hipcamper Jarrel

Great 1st time camping experience

Jarrel P.
recommends this listing.
August 16th, 2021

Me and my partner decided to go tent camping for our first time and the cove was a perfect first time experience! Showers and restrooms were easily accessible and well kept. Running water and wagons are provided to unload and load up your things. Plus, you have easy river access! Next time we will do some of the water activity services provided by a service company nextdoor to right near "The Cove". Lastly, all the other campers were nice and Kurt, the groundskeeper, was very helpful with getting us settled in. Kurt even helped us pitch our tent at 9pm at night. We learned the importance of arriving when there's still ample light out.

With that, we will be back for sure. Next time for more than a couple of days and we would recommend "The Cove" to our friends and family.

Hipcamper Matt

Great stay at the river

Matt R.
recommends this listing.
August 10th, 2021

We stayed at the River Site and loved it. Dipping in the river to cool off on a hot day and then Falling asleep to the sound of the river was amazing. We had a great time and the campground was very clean. Would recommend this and plan to come back again.!

Enjoying the river at sundown
Hipcamper Alice

Riverside oasis

Alice Y.
recommends this listing.
August 9th, 2021

The Cove was an unexpected treat! I almost don't want to review this spot because it is such a hidden gem! The spot is about 50 feet away from a beach shared with the other campsites but the actual site is surrounded by trees so there is much more privacy than we had anticipated! There is a small propane firepit but you will want to bring a charcoal stove to cook on (ask the owners first tho- fire is real in this area!) and there is a large canopy to help with shade in hot summer months. The river/ beach area is really lovely and well maintained, and the camp has way more facilities than we expected (showers, bathrooms, great grounds). We will be adding this campground to our annual trips!

Hipcamper Aaron
Response from Aaron, the Host, on August 10th, 2021

Thank you so much for the great review! So glad you enjoyed your stay. Come back any time.

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Hipcamper LisaMarie

Great place to stay on the river

Lisa Marie H.
recommends this listing.
July 23rd, 2021

We stayed at the “River” site and it was a great location with a canopy for extra shade, a flat spot for our tent and a propane fire ring for that camping ambiance. The River is right on the river, with a small beach and swimming area protected from the current. A great location and accommodating host.

Hipcamper Gerald

Great river access!

Gerald S.
recommends this listing.
July 14th, 2021

Our group rented both Riverside and Canopy sites for 4th of July weekend. We put all of our tents in the canopy site because it was nice and shady and used the Riverside site as more of a hangout area in the evenings. We had a great experience and the temperatures in the high 90s were no problem since we were so close to the river to cool down all day. There is a nice deep spot with an eddy at their beach spot that made for great swimming. Would love to return and camp here again!

Hipcamper lisa
Lisa B.
recommends this listing.
July 13th, 2021

Aaron is very friendly and accommodating as well as flexible with our last minute stay. The site and river are beautiful!

Hipcamper Scarlett C.
recommends this listing.
August 2nd, 2021
Property
RockNWater Cove Camping
State
California
Country
United States
$85/night
1 Site