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Locus Solus

· Point Arena, Mendocino, California
20 acres hosted by Paul C.
1 RV/tent site
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All to yourself
100% of recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp felt private.
Primitive camping
Best for self-contained campers. There are no toilets, showers, or potable water at this Hipcamp.
Located in the coastal prairie minutes from the Pacific Ocean and the town of Point Arena. Plenty of privacy to launch into day trips and other adventures in this special corner of the world. The campsite offers stunning views, bird watching, and walking trails on the property. We're 5 mins from town, the cove, various beaches, tide pools, the historic lighthouse, fishing spots, and the B Bryan Animal Preserve where you can view African animals and hand feed giraffes. Come find what you've been missing!Come enjoy the solitude of this place aka 'Locus Solus' with friends and family. The camp is perched at the edge of a field before it drops off into a forested canyon. There's stunning views of the surrounding mountain ranges and plenty of soaring eagles, hawks, and turkey vultures to watch. The mighty Pacific is minutes away and you can hear it's roar from the campsite. The charming town of Point Arena is also minutes away with all the amenities one could need from markets, restaurants, a microbrewery, gas station, 2 bakeries, and a volunteer run movie theater. *As we enter into fire season we are not allowing campfires at this time.
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Point Arena, Mendocino, California, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Central Pomo First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Paul C.Joined in July 2023
12 ratings · 12 reviews
Glen G.recommends
December 17, 2023
Locus Solus
Peaceful and Gorgeous Views
Had a wonderful stay at the campsite. Wonderfully secluded, peaceful, quiet, and surrounded by gorgeous views. It was also a few minutes from the nearby town amenities-restaurants, markets, etc.
David I.recommends
November 6, 2023
Locus Solus
Great place to tent camp. Never met the host but I didn’t need to the location of the site was very clear.
Carol P.recommends
October 8, 2023
Locus Solus
The campsite was peaceful and secluded, perfect for our decompressing getaway. S & B Market is only 4 miles away in Manchester, CA to restock on our provisions. Paul is an amazing and gracious host and was a lifesaver when our car broke down and he thoughtlessly drove us to the nearest town for a rental car! Thank you so much Paul for your extraordinary hospitality, we will definitely be back!
Nathan N.recommends
September 19, 2023
Locus Solus
Great Spot! This place was great. Close to town, yet far away. Dig it.
Kate E.recommends
September 7, 2023
Locus Solus
Sweet spot! Super quiet yet and beautiful, loved the night lights and table and lounge chairs. Super easy check in, felt in the middle of nowhere yet it was close to town.
Grant K.recommends
August 27, 2023
Locus Solus
Quite secluded and quiet
The directions were easy to follow. The best features are the spanking new table and the site is very secluded and quiet. I didn't pitch a tent, as the ground isn't flat; it has a gentle uneven slope. So, I used my rooftop tent, mounted on my truck, parked at the parking spot 30 yds. from the table after leveling off with my GoTread ramps.
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