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News: We have a brand new shower house close by for use of Grove and Tipi guests. 

The Grove Yurt is a primitive living situation by current "Condo-ified" standards of our 21st century housing. It is furnished in the well appointed farm house style of the 1930s in the Midwest. Most of the furnishing are actually from that time. It is also round, which is seldom seen


News: We have a brand new shower house close by for use of Grove and Tipi guests. 

The Grove Yurt is a primitive living situation by current "Condo-ified" standards of our 21st century housing. It is furnished in the well appointed farm house style of the 1930s in the Midwest. Most of the furnishing are actually from that time. It is also round, which is seldom seen in our current construction palette. After a stay in the Grove Yurt, you will have become accustomed to its natural flow. After leaving, and returning to the world of forbidding corners, you will feel similar to those who have been at sea and return to walk and stagger upon the dry land. The Grove Yurt is nestled in a grove of Large and Narrow Leaf Cottonwoods with the river situated directly opposite. There is an unobstructed view of the surrounding mountains rising from our valleys organic farmland.(we have more organic farms Per capita of anywhere in the US). Inside the Grove Yurt, you can spin like Julie Andrews on her mountaintop and nothing can impede the 360-degree panorama framed by 8 - 4 x 4 foot windows, glazed Double French doors and an 8' x 8'screened opening. The city townhouses we see on late night movies, are generally 20' wide. The Yurt is 30' in diameter. When crossing the threshold, the Yurts fourteen-foot ceiling terminated by a four-foot tinted Plexiglas dome does have an impact after being at the river. We have a dining table, complete with hanging candelabra leading to certain Gothic overtones. The light, sound and smell waft right through the screened openings, giving the impression of being in the forest, but only slightly removed.

The king-size bed is placed next to this opening so that guests' attention is often balanced between the activities beyond the dome and the soundtrack of noises from the forest inches away. Heat is maintained through a well-stocked wood-burning stove and all the necessary tools to maintain a roaring fire late into the night. There is a leather rocking chair in which guests very well might fade into ultimate relaxation. The chandelier of course, reveals the rafters in ever changing lights and shadows of the soaring roof rafters with the morning and evening river breezes.

Directly outside, near the entrance, is an outdoor simple kitchen with limited cold water steel sink with prep area, ice refrigerator and gas stove. There is a composting toilet by Everlet in a horse trailer with all the niceties 20 paces from the yurt along a solar-lighted path. There is a four-person teak table directly on the river for outdoor dining. The Grove Yurt is the perfect place for rest, relaxation and a secluded getaway. It is removed on the south end of a 35 acre parcel. Our closest neighbor Delicious Orchards is known for its hard cider and organic fruit, a leisurely walk through the orchard for delicious food, often live music and a tastes of local produce in season. In addition, guests will have access to the rest of the property that stretches for a quarter of a mile along the river’s edge. Guests can expect to see amazing wildlife like elk, deer, eagles, red-tailed hawks, king fisher and blue herons and the sweet river otter family known to make an appearance for the most patient observer.

Lodging provided
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
Wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No wifi
Have a question? Send george a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

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Mountain Biking, Single track: Jumbo Mountain is a large, mountain rising off the east side of the town of Paonia. There are a...Read more


Crawford State Park invites anglers, boaters, hikers and water sports to its waters. Paonia State Reservoir : Plunge deep into ...Read more


The fishing directly off the Grove Yurt Is best when the spring run off has settled and the silt has dropped out. There is alwa...Read more


The upper level Kayaking is great in the spring runoff directly off the Grove yurt. Later the rivers hydraulic pressures drop ...Read more

Off-roading (OHV)

There are a number of endless dirt roads locally that take you into the Dobies, and others that lead you up into the mountains...Read more

Snow sports

We have aspen/Snowmass 75 min away, one of the best anywhere. We have a local resort called Powderhorn which is truly unique i...Read more

Wildlife watching

Guests can expect to see amazing wildlife like Peregrine Falcon - the world's fastest flyer. In spring and early summer look fo...Read more

Horseback riding


Natural features you'll find at Grove Yurt in Colorado.


We have a private white sand beach at the terminus of the Riverwalk River Trail. It is a 3 min. walk from the Grove Yurt. ...Read more

River, stream, or creek

The spring runoff gives a fine kayaking experience directly off the property. The fishing gets better as The flow slows and the...Read more

Swimming hole

We have a swimming lagoon formed from the Spring runoff.


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Hipcamper Babette

Grove yurt is perfect!

Babette P.
recommends this listing.
September 29th, 2021

We spent our 10th Wedding Anniversary at the Grove Yurt and it was perfect! George and Devon were very welcoming and their property is gorgous. We will be back!!

Hipcamper Annabel

This was the perfect offline vaca!

Annabel S.
recommends this listing.
September 18th, 2021

This yurt was the perfect offline vacation for us… so sweetly placed at the end of the drive.. lots of privacy and private sitting areas along the River, plus beautifully furnished and well appointed.. There are actually a lot of things we didn’t need to bring like utensils and a little stove etc. It was really magical to wake up in the evenings and look at all the screens and see the moon shining off all of the surrounding nature and feel that gorgeous Colorado air coming through. The bed was incredibly comfortable and we loved being able to have a little fire in the stove at night. It is definitely a five star in our book! I am glad we brought a power pack though, because we didn’t really consider there was no electricity. It was nice to be able to charge our equipment in the yurt instead of at the shower and bath house that is shared with others.

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Hipcamper Xahra

Serene escape

Xahra P.
recommends this listing.
September 14th, 2021

The yurt was in a beautiful, peaceful spot near the river. It was spacious and light with creative touches throughout. The apple orchard nearby (within walking distance) had live music, good food and great cider. The hosts were friendly and full of great information/recommendations. Would definitely go back!

Hipcamper rebecca

An amazing stay in a beautiful plac

Rebecca S.
recommends this listing.
June 14th, 2021

Thd Grove Yurt and entire property could not have been better! The year had everything that we needed, it was stocked with all kitchen items needed, and was clean and well planned with many thoughtful touches.
The property is gorgeous and very private, yet close to everything. The yurt is pet friendly and our pup loved trotting around and exploring with us.
George was extremely friendly, easy to communicate with, helpful, knowledgeable and really accommodating.
We will definitely be back!

Hipcamper Amy
Amy T.
recommends this listing.
May 18th, 2021

Loved this yurt - so spacious, beautiful spot right on the river, most comfortable bed ever!

Hipcamper Frankie
Frankie R.
recommends this listing.
May 16th, 2021

Unique yurt. relaxing getaway. I had a peaceful time connecting with the river and the woods. Love the horse trailer and Georges words, writing and presence. Such a great trip!

Hipcamper Meaghan

Highlight of the whole road trip!

Meaghan M.
recommends this listing.
April 11th, 2021

What a magical spot! This truly was the highlight of our entire trip. We absolutely cannot wait to come back.

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Hipcamper Nathan
Nathan C.
recommends this listing.
April 4th, 2021

This was our second time staying here, and it was just as good as we remembered. One thing to note, the town itself is more seasonal than we knew. Much of the town was closed (early April). Luckily, it made us just focus on being around the yurt more which was very relaxing. As usual, George is a great host and had everything we needed ready.

Hipcamper Dianna
Dianna Z.
recommends this listing.
October 7th, 2020

The Grove Yurt at Riverwalk is a really special place. We had the opportunity to experience all the beauty on and around the property, the wonderful hosts, and the larger geography and community. We would absolutely stay again and recommend to others. Just exceptional!

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