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Desert Stargazers Dream

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· Edwards Air Force Base, Kern, California
2 acres hosted by Chelsea R.
1 RV/tent site
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Nomadic camping
Best for self-contained campers. There are no toilets, showers, or potable water at this Hipcamp.
Off-leash friendly
Pets can be off-leash at this Hipcamp.
All to yourself
100% of recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp felt private.
Learn more about this land: Less them 3 hours from Los Angeles, this private property is 2 acres of the secluded desert for you to enjoy! Just outside California City, there are miles of roads for the off-road enthusiast and some of the best stargazing in California. (As the Mayor once said, you can see more stars in California City then you could in Los Angeles). There is also great rockhounding and hiking opportunities! Campers can set up camp anywhere on the property. Fires are allowed but must be completely put out, and campers must bring all their own supplies. Hosts are more than happy to meet campers there if need be, just need to know ahead of time. All off-roading must get permit before hand - contact host for details Have you ever been to California City, CA? Well now is your chance to enjoy this secluded piece of desert. Perfect for those looking to take out the offroad toys and go for a great ride with friends! Located just east of California City, near the Borax Bill Park & Station, there are miles of trails and some nearby hills for the off-road enthusiast to enjoy. Plenty of room for a multiple RVS or 1-2 large RVS. For those looking to escape to the desert, this is your place too! This is a great place to relax, kick back, enjoy a fire and stargaze with your 2 or 4 legged friends. Please note, this is an undeveloped property with no amenities provided.
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7 ratings · 5 reviews
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Deborah H.
January 21, 2022
Desert Stargazers Dream
Better directions would be good, the map shows several roads, and we got turned around on some of the dirt roads. The link to open the directions in Google maps takes to to some abandoned vehicles, but they are nowhere near the shipping containers noted in the listing. The photos are a bit deceiving, some show the abandoned vehicles that google maps takes you to, some show the abandoned vehicles near the shipping containers. Overall pleased with the site, though I’m pretty sure we weren’t at it, and never found the shipping containers. Great views, and fun experience!
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Charli M.recommends
May 11, 2021
Desert Stargazers Dream
Desert Rave DREAM!
Need to get a group together to blast some loud music? This is the spot! We are so grateful to have had a spot to dance and groove and enjoy the funky abandoned vehicles out here! There's also a great little hill to catch the sunset.
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Caleb W.
April 3, 2021
Desert Stargazers Dream
Great stop during a road trip. The shipping containers and old car frames are a cool touch. The area is littered with trash and broken glass though, so be careful.
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Edith T.
February 28, 2021
Desert Stargazers Dream
Creative, quiet and dreamy space.
Off the grid but fun place to really see the stars. We did not stay due to an urgent matter; but we’ll be back.
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Vivian B.recommends
January 20, 2021
Desert Stargazers Dream
Chelsea was a gracious host! Very kind and responsive. The directions to get to the site were clear and accurate. I spent one night here in my campervan. The site is so cool. There are two storage containers, old bus wreck, and old car wreck. Lots of fun to explore. Looks like a post-apocalyptic mirage in the middle of the desert. If you are coming with small children, definitely keep an eye on them (there is broken glass and nails and the site). I would definitely camp here again.
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Edwards Air Force Base, Kern, California, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Kawaiisu First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Chelsea R.

Joined in March 2018
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