Hipcamp host Vivian Lee A.,
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Beautiful natural campsites in the Valley of the Moon (Ojai Valley). Our sites are within an eighth of a mile of walking, running, biking and riding trails that run from the city of Ojai to the beaches of Ventura. On many days you can experience Ojai’s famous pink moments. You can hike the trails above Ojai, boat, eat or picnic at Lake Casitas. Travel to nearby Ventura to sh

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Beautiful natural campsites in the Valley of the Moon (Ojai Valley). Our sites are within an eighth of a mile of walking, running, biking and riding trails that run from the city of Ojai to the beaches of Ventura. On many days you can experience Ojai’s famous pink moments. You can hike the trails above Ojai, boat, eat or picnic at Lake Casitas. Travel to nearby Ventura to shop, fish the pier or take a deep sea fishing charter or Island charter to Whale watch or fish around the Channel Islands. Wineries, Farmers Markets, Craft Breweries, dispensaries and more are within 10 to 15 minutes of our site. Our location allows moments where you may see Hawks, Owls, Geese, Swallows, Robins, Bluebirds and more. 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
4 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
Wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No kitchen
No wifi
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Back-in site
Max length 45ft
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 98%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

Ojai-Ventura Bike Path is a 14.9 mile t trail located from Ventura, to Ojai California that runs along a river/riverbed and acc...Read more

Boating

Lake Casitas and Boat Rentals are 2.9 miles from this site.

Fishing

Fresh water fishing is available in multiple places in the Ojai Valley, and Salt water fishing, and fishing charters are availa...Read more

Hiking

Hiking is available in multiple places throughout the Ojai Valley. Wheeler Gorge Nature Trail, CA-33, Ojai, CA 93023 https://...Read more

Horseback riding

The Ojai Valley has several horseback riding options. http://www.ojaivalleytrailridingcompany.com http://westerntrailrides.or...Read more

Climbing

Ojai Rock Climbing is owned by Alex Bury, who also serves as lead guide. Alex began climbing in Ojai, more than fifteen years a...Read more

Surfing

There are multiple surfing sites at the beaches in nearby Ventura. Lessons may be found through these sites: https://venturamak...Read more

Paddling
Wind sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Arber-Moore’s Ranch Camp in California.

Beach

A central point on a nearby Ventura beach is only 12.9 miles or approx. 15 minutes away from the camp.

Hot spring

Willett Hot Springs is located in the Sespe Wilderness, North of Ojai, California. This natural hot spring has been augmented b...Read more

Lake

The lake is well known as one of the best bass fishing destinations in the state. . Several attractions are available at the ...Read more

Mountainous

The mountains that surround the Ojai valley offer day hiking trails from easy to difficult.

Swimming hole

Matilija Falls/Swimming Area via Forest Rte 5N13/Matilija Canyon Rd 30 min (14.4 miles) via Forest Rte 5N13/Matilija Canyon Rd

Waterfall

Rose Valley Falls, Matilija Canyon Rd, Ojai, CA 93023 is 21.8 miles away from the site via CA-33 N

Wetlands

Ojai Meadows Preserve - Hwy 33 Nature preserve in Ojai, California Protected meadows & wetlands area with a hiking trail, plan...Read more

Ranch

A beautiful natural location with Oaks, Sycamores, birds, pink moments and beautiful night time skies. Near wineries, breweries...Read more

Coastal
River, stream, or...

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Hipcamper robert
Robert S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
September 14th, 2021

Was lovely! Very good location central to a lot of beautiful areas. love the hosts they are wonderful people. Excited to come back and see how all of the improvements are! (as of writing this review it's already better than most car camping sites)

Hipcamper Vivian Lee
Response from Vivian Lee, the Host, on September 16th, 2021

Thank you Robert! It was a pleasure to have you. We are looking forward to your return. I appreciate you being such wonderful Hipcampers. ; )

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Hipcamper Joseph

Vivian made this that much better

Joseph I.
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(Site 1)
September 14th, 2021

Vivian was amazing!!! The site was great, she put it over the top. We look forward to coming back!!!

Hipcamper Vivian Lee
Response from Vivian Lee, the Host, on September 17th, 2021

Thank you Joseph! You are such a wonderful guest and an amazing person. Looking forward to having you back anytime. : )

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Hipcamper Matthew

Great little ojai-adjacent campsite

Matthew K.
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(Site 2)
September 13th, 2021

Nice place to camp for the weekend. We were there during a heat wave so we weren't around camp for most of the day. By sunset/dusk it was cool again so it was bearable, and it even got a little chilly by the middle of the night. Also the property does get pretty dusty due to the lack of vegetation, but it didn't bother us too much.

Vivian and her hosts were really nice. They provided plenty of firewood on site. There's a shower tent and portable bathroom which made it a lot more comfortable from a camping perspective. The location about 5 miles from Ojai made it a great place to set up in the area for the weekend. We ventured to Ventura for craft beer/pizza, and Ojai for the farmers market and coffee (at Beacon).

Overall I'd recommend this place. The only thing to note is that the property has a lot of farm animals, and the roosters started crowing at 4:30 a.m. and kept going until 9 or so, which was really annoying. I'd bring a set of earplugs if you plan on sleeping in past 4:30 in the morning!

Camp site cleared out by the end of our stay.camp set up with tents and fire going.
Hipcamper Stephanie

In-between camping and glamping

Stephanie O.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
September 11th, 2021

Vivian and David we’re great hosts! Vivian was very fast at communicating through the app! The fire pit and grill came in handy and they had plenty of wood available free to take. Some of the pieces were too long so i wish we brought an axe or something.. but we managed to find some good pieces! There was also a picnic table and trash cans for trash, recyclables, and food waste! The bathroom was a very well maintained porta potty. Didn’t get to use the shower but it is definitely a glorified camp shower with temperature controlled water! I just wished i brought an EZ up since there isn’t much shade. We stayed at site 4 near a tree that provided some shade but it’s not close to the grill and the table so definitely bring your own shade. I camped in my Tesla and there’s a supercharger 10 min from Vivian’s place! Overall a great experience at Ojai!

A bunch of wood available Site 4 by a tree
Hipcamper Vivian Lee
Response from Vivian Lee, the Host, on September 14th, 2021

Thank you Stephanie, it is a great pleasure to host such great Hipcampers. Wishing you the very best, always.

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Hipcamper Christie

Labor day family fun

Christie H.
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(Site 2)
September 6th, 2021

1st time Hip Campers and this was a great place to start. Vivian (owner) was wonderful with communication from booking to arrival. The location was perfect since we planned to spend a day exploring Ojai (4 miles away) and another in Ventura (15-20 min drive). Loved the sunrise/sunset each day, hearing the roasters the morning & the cool air in the AM and evenings. During mid day - it is hot! The owners are very kind people and we meet some other wonderful hip campers while we were there.

The camp sites are great size. We were able to have 2 tents up and not feel like we were on top of each other. We had adequate amount of space from the other campers but close enough to interact, which is wonderful.

The amenities were great. Love being able to have a shower when camping and with the option of hot water. Fantastic. Be careful though the water fluctuates from freezing cold to burn your skin off, so pay attention. One shower suggestion, a long hose for the shower head. We had our 6 year old with us and it was a little short. We made it work though. 😄 The porter potty was clean but do suggest having a company come out to empty the waste. It got quite full on a very busy weekend. The owners provided a fire pit with a grill and firewood. We had amazing fires each AM/PM.

We will definitely recommend to our friends/family. Thank you Vivian and David for being excellent hosts and providing a great space. We hope to camp again in the future.

Hipcamper Vivian Lee
Response from Vivian Lee, the Host, on September 12th, 2021

Thank you Christie we enjoyed having such wonderful guests. Wishing you and yours the very best, always. Vivian

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Hipcamper James
James K.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
September 6th, 2021

The camp was well set up and clean. Really enjoyed our time there.

Hipcamper Vivian Lee
Response from Vivian Lee, the Host, on September 7th, 2021

Thank you so much for being such wonderful guests! We would love to host you all again, anytime.

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Hipcamper Peregrine
Peregrine W.
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(Site 3)
August 24th, 2021

Vivians place is lovely. Its a perfect location to explore the magic of Ojai area with large campsites with all you need. Shes a truly magnanimous hostess with many helpful tips. Enjoy!

Hipcamper Vivian Lee
Response from Vivian Lee, the Host, on August 26th, 2021

Thank you and your family for being such wonderful guests! Looking forward to having back. Wishing you all the very best always.

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Hipcamper Christopher

So close to lots of great places.

Christopher G.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Site 1)
August 23rd, 2021

The location is really easy to find and it is just down the road from the lake, or Ojai, or the beach. Really awesome location. It’s dusty, so be prepared for that.

Hipcamper Vivian Lee
Response from Vivian Lee, the Host, on August 24th, 2021

Thank you for your nice review. I will be working on the footing and dust reduction this fall. Wishing you and your friends the very best, always!

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Hipcamper Carly

Awesome site and location

Carly F.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
July 25th, 2021

Vivian’s place is great! The absolute perfect location - close to hiking, the coast, and cute towns like Oaji. Great public bathroom, shower, fire pit, and overall site. Nice and quiet and great view of the stars and moon. Vivian is a very friendly host and so helpful answering all our questions. We would definitely go back!

Property
Vivian Lee A.’s Land
State
California
Country
United States
$49/night
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