A secluded canyon in the wilderness with oak and pine trees below, juniper and yucca on the drier mountains above. The campsite is close to a dirt road with rare car traffic, nestled below a community center in the making on the hill. Large trees give a private feel. Views of mountains surround the campsite, occasional free range cows drift through, and free range goats that
A secluded canyon in the wilderness with oak and pine trees below, juniper and yucca on the drier mountains above. The campsite is close to a dirt road with rare car traffic, nestled below a community center in the making on the hill. Large trees give a private feel. Views of mountains surround the campsite, occasional free range cows drift through, and free range goats that live in a cave far above the camp come visit during the day. A dry creek bed with colorful rocks run past the campsite, an organic garden is close by but not in view of campsite. It has a mostly private feel, but can be viewed from the road above through the trees if you make an effort to see. The sounds of quail and other birds are common. Bunnies are often seen, and the echos of coyotes through the canyon are enchanting at night. It is mostly quiet aside from the barking of dogs in the far distance (from houses that are not in view) on occasion. Across from the land is a fenced property with a greenhouse that is not is use and only viewable from the communal area above.There is a water spigot at the campsite.
The host wishes to connect with campers eager to learn about off grid living, sustainable growing, wild food foraging, natural building and more if they are interested, but it is not required for camping stays. Also, musicians/singers/rappers who would like to jam/freestyle are welcome! Campers are free to have their privacy, and if they would like to socialize with the host that is also welcome. Only one site is booked at a time unless an event is being held. Lake Isabella and Remington Hot Springs are an hour away for day trips. An archery shooting area is available in the campsite, and archery rentals are offered. A music studio with drum set is available for hourly rentals. Many classes are also offered to campers.
Please be aware that once campers exit the 58 freeway and drive through the long canyon towards the camp, there is no cell service for the rest of the trip, and no cell service at the camp. There is Wifi for internet calls at the camp if need be. The closest grocery store and gas station are an hour away so please plan accordingly. Be sure to watch for cows in the road on the winding drive through the canyon after exiting the 58.
- Check in: After 2PM
- Check out: Before 12PM
- Cancellation policy: Moderate
- On arrival: Meet and greet
- Minimum nights: 1 night
- Accepts bookings: 3 months out
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Outdoor tub soak in the woods
Cool off in a tub of water surrounded by juniper trees in the outdoor tub up ...Read more
Hands On Cob Class
Minimum 2 students to teach this class. Students will sift sand from the cree...Read more
Cob Building Intro Workshop
This all day workshop will teach you how to test soils for clay, learn the ba...Read more
Make Rope/Twine From Yucca
Students will harvest yucca leaves from the land and learn how to make rope o...Read more
Wild Food Foraging
I will take you walking and hiking in the area and teach you about all of the...Read more
Guided Hike/ Plant Identification
Price if PER GROUP (no limit to amount of people). I will guide you on a hike...Read more
Drum set/Music Studio
Musicians and anyone else interested in playing a drum set in my shipping con...Read more
Price is per day and includes all day use of a 35 lb. recurve bow, 5 carbide ...Read more
Off Grid Living and Growing Tour
Price is PER GROUP. Witness my beginning stages of living on the land, growin...Read more
Start your trip off right with a bundle of firewood waiting for you at your c...Read more
Offered on the Host's property or nearby.
Beautiful back woods roads for biking if you bring your own bike. 1/4 of dirt road to ride on from my land, the rest are paved.
Lots of birds, bunnies, quail and coyotes at night. Occasional cows meandering through property and free range goats during the...Read more
Natural features you'll find at Wild Thingz Eco Farm in California.
River, stream, or creek
Dry creek bed has beautiful multicolored rocks.
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The vibe at Wild Thingz Eco Farm
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Disconnect to reconnect
Wild Thingz Eco Farm couldn't have been a better quick getaway. Under 3 hours from Los Angeles, Sarah's secluded paradise feels like a world away. Disconnect from society + connect in with nature. Whether you're looking for a peaceful getaway, or you're interested in learning about permaculture homesteading, this spot is a great choice. Sarah's knowledge of the native flora + fauna is beyond incredible, as she spends much of her time foraging the land for food + building materials. The property boasts a pizza oven, meat smoker, + kitchen stove - and all made from natural materials from this land. Sarah hosts workshops to educate about the natural resources used in the ongoing construction of the structures. The property is tiered so campers have a private area below + community area above. Composting toilets are rustic, but surprisingly clean. The hiking is steep, but the views are worthy + you might even find yourself joined by her pack of goats! Sarah's knowledge + passion for this land is unsurpassed, her kindness makes her the perfect ambassador for the land + the lifestyle. Great trip, I'll be back!
What a magical stay! The property is charming, relaxing, and restoring. For anyone interested in true sustainability, you will find projects and inspiration aplenty. My conversations with Sarah were deeply engaging and moving, thank you :) Despite being close to the "road", the camping site is private because only 1 car passed by in my 2 days there. The goats are the perfect combination of friendly without being annoying. I will say that any visitor should have an appreciation for DIY, rustic, and living with nature. This isn't glamping although she does have all the essentials - a nice big table for cooking, a seating area, a comfy couch, compost toilet, outdoor shower, wood, and water (right near camping area). There's even wifi just above the site! You also park right next to the camping area making it convenient to navigate your belongings. A+++!!
The experience of Wild Thingz Eco Farm is like no other, where one can escape the norm and dare to travel into a pure human existence in balance and harmony with nature. What you find there is comfort, satiation, connection & self-discovery. I highly recommend booking the tour with Sarah, she enlightens you with all the ways that she is creating her down to earth yet chic paradise in nature, feeding her body & soul with her land. Her enthusiasm for this lifestyle is contagious! One of my favorite and most eye opening experiences in nature. I felt free and encouraged to explore and play with the land, to bond with it in my own way, and I left feeling like I can’t wait to come back to my new friends - the mountains, the majestic trees, the quail, the goats & of course Sarah! Will be booking a massage next time in her amazing shipping container turned peace den with its epic earthen floor and juniper wood beams that she built. Oh, and the stars were INCREDIBLE!!
Wild, beautiful, real rural!
Wowowow. Where to start. We had such a cool adventure at Sarah's place. The whole place was covered in snow, which was beau-ti-fulllll. Also, we had cool conversations on a wide variety of topics with Sarah. Who, in the end, impressed and inspired us a lot. 10/10 would recommend!
Our stay at Sarah's place was just what we needed! It was the perfect escape after being cooped up at home for the last few weeks. We loved how quiet the camp site was and that we could be out in nature away from everyone. We would definitely come back!
Magic meadow, charming canyon farm
Our stay at Sarah’s place was beyond lovely! My three children and I went for Mother’s Day weekend during the Covid 19 pandemic and experienced not only a beautiful, spacious, private meadow to camp in, but also found Sarah to be a host who managed to be warm and welcoming, and go above and beyond expectations, while respecting social distance. The camp site area is very large, plenty of room for a family to explore and play, and several options as to where to put the tent. We chose under the trees just beyond the hammock, rather than under the giant oak, the more common choice. Turns out I was able to lie awake in the early morning and watch a hummingbird build a nest in the tree directly above us (no rain fly on the tent). It was magic. The wildlife was abundant- the friendly, adorable goats, and also rabbits, lizards, squirrels, quail, blue jays... we could hear the coyotes sing at night and once heard what I *think* was a mountain lion. The site is technically near a dirt road, but we saw only one car pass in our three nights/ four days at the farm. The composting toilet was well-kept and an easy, low-odor system. The gravity-fed water spigot at the camp site provides water warmed by the sun for washing up. The earth-oven was super awesome (hot!) and easy to cook in. Sarah was a pleasure to talk with, full of knowledge about the land and a variety of topics, and just a joy overall. Patient and kind with my children, letting the 7-yr old teach her origami, jamming on guitar with the 13- yr old, and engaging the 16-yr old in thoughtful conversation. We enjoyed hikes on the adjacent mountains, observing the animals, rock hounding in the dry creek bed on the property, and splashing in nearby Caliente Creek. We will definitely camp here again. Strongly recommend.
A getaway with nature
This place exceeds our expectations! The drive that takes you to the campsite is full with mesmerizing scenery, but be careful with the cows they are everywhere so drive cautiously. The campsite is very spacious and relaxing. Sarah, is a friendly and very accommodating host , with all the answers you need to make your experience the best. We enjoyed the sociable goats, the sounds of nature, and beautiful wild hikes perfect place to enjoy an adventure with your love ones.