High winds in the spring or fall necessitate using a camper or RV. During the summer, tents will work out well with little wind to blow them away. This land is peaceful and off the grid. It's close enough to town for eating out or grabbing gas and groceries, but it’s far enough away to let the world fall away as you relax and enjoy the stars. Perfect for family camping an
High winds in the spring or fall necessitate using a camper or RV. During the summer, tents will work out well with little wind to blow them away. This land is peaceful and off the grid. It's close enough to town for eating out or grabbing gas and groceries, but it’s far enough away to let the world fall away as you relax and enjoy the stars. Perfect for family camping and seniors who love to camp.
For everyone's safety, we wear masks and social distance for check-ins and any interactions with campers. We also ask campers to practice social distancing if there are other campers on-site as well. We thank all campers for being patient and respectful during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Check in: After 2PM
- Check out: Before 1PM
- Cancellation policy: Flexible
- On arrival: Meet and greet
- Minimum nights: 1 night
- Accepts bookings: 4 months out Weeknight discount: 10% off
- Response time: Within 6 hours
- Response rate: 100%
Offered on the Host's property or nearby.
There are places to go bicycling.
Lots of hiking!
Ride your horses in the mountains. It’s beautiful out here!
The Arkansas River is one hour north of us and the Rio Grande River is 40 minutes south of us.
Penetrate canyon offers climbing areas.
Soak at Joyful Journey Hot Springs, Valley View Hot Springs, or soak-or-swim at the Sand Dunes Pool.
Salida is an hour drive north and offers whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River.
Lots of wildlife! Coyotes, mountain lions, and wildlife refuges are all over the valley. Howl with the coyotes at night on thi...Read more
Natural features you'll find at Tranquil Mountains Camp in Colorado.
The Arkansas River is one hour north of us with pull-offs where you can park your vehicle and enjoy being in the water. The Ri...Read more
There are several caves in the area. Zapata Falls, Valley View bat cave (with tours), and many smaller caves along hiking trails.
This is high mountain desert valley at an elevation of 7500+ feet.
You don't have far to drive to enjoy the forests of the San Juan or Sangre de Cristo mountain ranges.
There are Joyful Journey, Valley View, and Sand Dunes Pool and hot spring in driving distance.
Penitente Canyon is a short drive for hiking, climbing, or picnics.
We are nestled near the foothills of the San Juan range with gorgeous views of the Sangre de Cristo range as well. The famous ...Read more
River, stream, or creek
There is the Rio Grande 40 minutes south of our location, the Arkansas River one hour north, and a creek over in Crestone rough...Read more
Zapata Falls is a popular tourist spot in our Valley.
Russell Lakes wetlands and wildlife preserve feature a parking area with state restrooms, walking trails, and observation areas...Read more
Our driveway is roughly a one-mile long, very bumpy, private dirt road. The road is an easement that runs north from road T. ...Read more
If you stayed here and have some insider info for us, let us know!
This gem of a site is nestled into the San Luis Valley near Great Sand Dunes National Park, and surrounded on all sides by the gorgeous Rockies! Our host was the sweetest and super helpful, and it was such a relaxing spot to crash. Can't wait to stay here again sometime!!
Great spot for solitude
This was a quiet and beautiful camping experience under the stars. I slept in my car because of the wind. The host was very kind and friendly. Highly reccommend for a lovely night surrounded by mountains.
PS the sunrise was so stunning.