Hipcamp host John P.,
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Our rustic cabin is located on a large, private cattle ranch and captures the Western spirit and style of the Gold Country. Although the cabin feels remote, it is closely situated to Groveland (less than 5 miles) and Yosemite National Park (first gate less than 30 miles). One can hike and explore the ranch for miles in all directions. It is a charming, picturesque, romantic,

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Our rustic cabin is located on a large, private cattle ranch and captures the Western spirit and style of the Gold Country. Although the cabin feels remote, it is closely situated to Groveland (less than 5 miles) and Yosemite National Park (first gate less than 30 miles). One can hike and explore the ranch for miles in all directions. It is a charming, picturesque, romantic, and tranquil space for couples and solo travelers to unwind from life's daily stresses and great outdoor adventures.

Lodging provided
Cabin
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
No kitchen
No showers
Pack it out
Have a question? Send John a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within 24 hours

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Hiking

Please close all gates behind you, thanks

Wildlife watching

Lots of wildlife, many bird species, including abundant quail and wild turkey, lizards, snakes including rattlesnakes, frogs, t...Read more

Biking

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at The Cabin at the Old Homestead in California.

Forest
Ranch

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Hipcamper Ellie

Tranquil peace of ranch heaven

Ellie B.
recommends this listing.
April 26th, 2022

What can I say about John's Homestead ranch? After moving our stay several times due to the pandemic, we finally got to stay at the ranch only a few miles from Groveland. We loved it!

The land was vast, the cabin was stunning and fully equipped and the beauty of the landscape with views across Yosemite. We loved hiking to cocktail ridge and were even lucky to see deer roam free on our last day.

It was beyond all expectations and we loved meeting Bob and hearing his stories. Would highly recommend and hopefully we'll be back soon.

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Hipcamper Vanessa
Vanessa L.
recommends this listing.
November 28th, 2021

Cozy, clean, peaceful and beautiful location

Hipcamper Faysal
Faysal S.
recommends this listing.
October 7th, 2021

Always great staying here

Hipcamper Faysal
Faysal S.
recommends this listing.
September 28th, 2021

Love staying here has become our favorite place to getaway, highly recommended!

Hipcamper Selinda

Just perfect 👌

Selinda M.
recommends this listing.
August 30th, 2021

The cabin was absolutely wonderful! It was so charming and had everything we needed. We could feel the care that was put into the place. Making coffee and going out to say hi to the horses was my highlight! John was a very kind, communicative, and attentive host. We would definitely recommend this place!!

Hipcamper Samuel
Samuel S.
recommends this listing.
July 15th, 2021

Had a great time at The Cabin at the Old Homestead! Was pleasantly surprised by the amount of fans and even AC unit when we arrived, it was 100+ outside. Great little kitchen and big bed, along with a wonderful shower for after our hikes. The outdoor hang out was perfect in the morning before it got too hot. John was super quick and helpful with all my questions. Highly recommend walking up the ridge to watch sunset, was blown away by the view and tranquility out there. Great midway point on way to Yosemite.

Sunset from the ridgeWas completely quiet up here, only birds and the windAll sorts of fun details here
Hipcamper Kristina

Perfect stay

Kristina A.
recommends this listing.
February 28th, 2021

Perfect setting to get away and enjoy the quiet peace on the ranch. Looking forward to returning.

Hipcamper Vanessa

Idyllic cabin

Vanessa L.
recommends this listing.
November 29th, 2020

Gorgeous, clean, private and serene as ever. Love this spot.

Hipcamper Rob
Rob V.
recommends this listing.
November 24th, 2020

This was an amazing place to stay on our way back to the Bay Area from Yosemite. It exceeded all of our expectations. My daughter loved feeding the horses and seeing cows, deer, chickens and turkeys wandering around. We can’t wait for our next stay here.

Property
"See Across California"
State
California
Country
United States
$295/night
1 Site

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