Waterside glamping near San Jose

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Redwood Ranch with Sweeping View

8 sites · Lodging, Tents6 acres · Gilroy, CA
Our 6+ acre ranch Misthaven sits in the redwood forest at Gilroy, just 20min from Gilroy downtown and 45min from San Jose. This ranch has huge space, lots of ranch amenities and many ranch related activities. If you are planning a short trip that you do not have to drive several hours to the busy lake Tahoe, Misthaven would be an ideal destination for family retreat, team building, or even a birthday party. The ranch includes a 2,000 sq ft large barn with spacious indoor space, a 400 sq ft woodworking and crafts workshop, a 1,000 sq ft ranch center with microwave, oven and refrigerator, an amazing zipline, a shooting range for archery and BB gun under our staff guidance and supervision, a fenced petting zoo with goats, chicken, bunny and guinea pig, hammocks in the redwood forest and plenty of beautiful redwood trees. With the ranch booking, you will have the access to: - BBQ and fire pit usage (charcoal/propane with extra charge of $20) - Fire-Roasted Golden Marshmallow Challenge (bring your own marshmallow or purchase with us, we provide skewers) - Trampoline - Hammock - Tree climbing - Petting zoo ($5/cup snack food for pets and animals) - Edible garden - 2,000 sq ft large barn indoor space - 400 sq ft woodworking and crafts indoor space (woodworking activities need to be booked separately) - Water gun - 18ft inflatable Water slide - Outdoor movie projector/screen - Tables and folding chairs There are plenty of ranch activities that you can book with us WITH A FEE separately during your stay. All will be supervised and guided by our professional instructors: - archery - Knife Throwing - Learn survival techniques for lighting your campfire - Spear making - Water filtration in an outdoor environment - Shelter building - Tomahawks - Outdoor BB gun arcade - Camp Zipline and fun forest features. - Woodworking such as Candy dispenser making, Bird feeder making, etc - Pizza making and Ice cream making, butter churning - and many others 20min to the Mt. Madonna County park. 20min to the Gilroy Garden theme park. 50min to Santa Cruz beach and the beautiful Capitola beach. 1hr to Monterey/Carmel.
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San Jose sits in the southern part of California's Bay Area. San Francisco and Oakland are about an hour to the northwest. A very mild climate results in high temperatures ranging from 60 to 80 all year round. As a bonus, rain is practically nonexistent from May to September. Post up at Coyote Valley RV Resort if you're coming to the area in a big rig or medium-size trailer. This RV park's about 20 minutes southeast of San Jose proper. Here you'll have access to 127 sites with full hookups and complimentary Wi-Fi. There's also an RV wash service, which is great if you've been on the road cross-country! If tent camping is more your thing, try Joseph D. Grant County Park. This green space is just a few minutes east of San Jose. It features nearly 11,000 acres of verdant grasslands in the Santa Clara Valley foothills. Hiking and horseback riding trails are both popular here. Rather explore California's famous Redwood forests? Try Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park. This spot sits in the peaceful Santa Cruz Mountains. Hike through here, and you'll get up close and personal with trees that are over 1,800 years old and over 250 feet tall!

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