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McGrady Livestock and Arena
15 reviews
· Hollister, California
5 acres
8 sites
8 RV/Tent
Originally settled by the Ausaymus Indians, and later part of the historic Pacheco Spanish Land Grant, our property is nestled at the base of the hills and protected from the prevailing Hollister winds.  This has been our home for 20+ years, and we are happy to share our beloved San Benito County with you. Learn more about this land: Private and secure camping and overnights.  Ten minutes from Casa de Fruta and the Renaissance Faire of Northern CA.  Easy access to Pinnacles National Monument, Henry Coe Park, Mt. Madonna or Fremont Peak in San Juan Bautista.  Mountain bikes and hiking trails, road bikes, pet friendly options.  Less than 1 hour to Monterey, Laguna Seca raceway, Carmel Valley, Santa Cruz or Silicon Valley.  ACTRA roping on Saturdays and practice during the week.  Visit our baby cows, horses, and Remi, the German Shepard and official greeter.  Fresh chicken and quail eggs available for purchase.  Generators are ok and we have non-potable water available as well as a clean porta-potty.   Horses are welcome, we have pens and paddocks available for extra fee.  For the safety of your pets and our livestock, dogs must be leashed, tethered or kenneled during your visit.   
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Hollister, California, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Stacie M.Joined in June 2021
19 ratings · 15 reviews
Chris C.recommends
August 28, 2022
McGrady Livestock Roping Arena
Farm feel
Easy to find, flat, open with lots of animals around. Great communication from the host made planning our stay easy.
Taryn B.
August 1, 2022
McGrady Livestock Roping Arena
This is a spot to crash. It's not glamours, in fact it's just a livestock pen. It was fine for crashing on the way to socal but I would not recommend camping here. If you have a vehicle to sleep in great! The sunset/sunrise view is nice. Basically it's like camping in BLM land but there aren't people shooting guns in the middle of the night and there is a porta potty. I would not pay $50 to sleep here though. I only did it because REI was giving 30 free dollars for hipcamp. There is horse poo(dry) all over. I liked waking up to the roosters!
Pam F.recommends
July 3, 2022
McGrady Livestock Roping Arena
Camping with cows, horses, chickens
Stacie was very accommodating and kind with our grandson and daughter feeding the animals. Nice having porta potty and the shade of the laser shot.
Jeff M.recommends
June 15, 2022
McGrady Livestock Roping Arena
A good old fashioned dirt lot surrounded by friendly cows and friendlier people. You can watch the hosts putt around on their utility quad hauling hay around to the critters to feed them. A good spot.
Kevin H.recommends
June 13, 2022
McGrady Livestock Roping Arena
Really gives you that farm vibe! Nice and flat area with a porta pottie.
Rachel G.recommends
October 4, 2021
McGrady Livestock Roping Arena
Perfecting resting stop
We camped here for the Norcal renfaire just 10 minutes from Casa de Fruta! It was lovely, you could see stars clearly at night and in the morning the lovely landscape!
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