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Dutchman Canyon

· Dulzura, San Diego, California
150 acres hosted by Philip W.
1 lodging site · 6 tent sites
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This 150 acre slice of heaven contains an isolated private perennial stream that has run the last two years from January to July. Located down a bumpy dirt road off of Highway 94 Dutchman Canyon is at 1300 feet above sea level, The temperature in Dulzura remains nice year round. There are many Oaks, Sycamores, Eucylptus, Pepper and Pine Trees on the property. The fire road has been cleared to the top of the grade and a slight ocean view is available down the Otay Valley Road view line for hikers of mountain bike enthusiasts. A hiking trail has also been cleared to a stand of Eucylptus trees on the hillside with a pond area at their base on the west facing slope. The Dulzura winery is located across the valley and we are only 1/8 mile from the General Store of Dulzura. The Tecate Border crossing to Mexico is 10 miles south of the property. Located a few miles west of Deer Valley we have had deer in the canyon year round looking for fresh water from the creek.
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11 ratings · 9 reviews
Ben R.recommends
June 9, 2024
Ranchers Hillside With Tents
Beautiful property to stay at!
Me and my friends booked the Ranchers Hillside tent spot on Philips property and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Beautiful property, with 360 degree views, Surrounded by huge rocky mountains and a good variation of foliage and trees on site as well. The creek was all dried up when we went, but to be expected in early June. The water was flowing further down the creek, but was to overgrown to access the water. Would reccomend bringing some sort of 'Shade' at this particular spot, zero shade all day at our campsite, we survived under our hammock. But multiple trails to explore and worth the stay, Shade or not! We had a blast, and would totally come back down the road, Would reccomend for a couple night get away from the world. Total, 100% privacy too, There was 1 other campsite with people on site when we came, but never saw or heard them. We took a drive up the fire road on the property, Beautiful views to be seen. Caught a bitchin sunset up on the Hill as well. The post says 2WD accessible, which is true, but dont expect to bring a honda civic up there, the hill was very steep getting up to our site, very narrow roads and a few dips that would be tricky for lower profile vehicles. Thankfully we chose to leave a car near the bottom of the hill from our group, and took the 4wd fourrunner up to the camp spot to save any headaches on the road!
Kristiana P.recommends
June 2, 2024
North Creek Corral Camp With Tents
Beautiful area with a creek, pond, and some cool ruins nearby. Bundled up with sleeping bags and blankets, we were able to hammock from a tree by a dried creek bed (Which was great because it meant no mosquitoes, but we could still walk to a gorgeous pond!). Our host was extremely welcoming and accommodating. Even as three women camping by ourselves, we felt very safe.
Austin H.recommends
June 1, 2024
Ranchers Hillside With Tents
Hilltop site was awesome! 360 views, several trails to hike even, and a nice breeze to compensate for the less shade. I will 100% be returning to this site in the future.
Mark V.recommends
May 30, 2024
Stone House Creek
Great location!
The location was quiet and secluded. Loved listening to the creek at all night. Philip took care of us.
Josh K.recommends
May 27, 2024
Miners Hillside Car Camp With Tents
I really liked tent camping here. The views were nice and the area in general was great. The host Philip was very accommodating and went above and beyond to make sure we were comfortable. The campsite did lack a little shade, but made do just fine without it.
Angie H.recommends
May 27, 2024
Ranchers Hillside With Tents
Beautiful views and pretty private. We drove a 2WD and a little difficult getting up but philip was very helpful!
Dulzura, San Diego, California, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Kumeyaay/Kumiais First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Philip W.Joined in May 2024
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