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The Desert View Tower

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· Jacumba, Imperial, California
93 acres hosted by Ben S.
3 tent sites
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Loaded with history, and set on the "La Posta Pluton," we are 3000 feet above the California's Imperial Valley. Sitting on this land is the historic Desert View Tower, which will turn 100 years old in 2020. The view of the tower couldn't be in a more epic setting. The sunsets, stars and views are world class. Tent camping in the area doesn't get much better than this. Learn more about this land: PLEASE CHECK IN BEFORE DARK. ***If you are showing up after dark, we unfortunately cannot accommodate you. Must arrive before 4 in the winter months, 7pm in the summery months.*** Winds here can be ferocious. A day ahead of time check the weather for Boulder Park CA (That's us). We will happily change for another date. No road access to the camp sites. Tent camping only. No RV spaces available. The Desert Tower is a 93 acre property in the midst of a great field of boulders on a hillside cliff overlooking California's Imperial Valley. One can camp anywhere in the rocks you like...there are tons of hidden gems out there with some great views. There is a sandy area in front of the tower that is very nice and close to the bathrooms -- Enjoy the views and the nighttime stars!PLEASE CHECK IN BEFORE DARK. ***If you are showing up after dark, we unfortunately cannot accommodate you. Must arrive before 4 in the winter months, 7pm in the summery months.*** Winds here can be ferocious. A day ahead of time check the weather for Boulder Park CA (That's us). We will happily change for another date. No road access to the camp sites. Tent camping only. No RV spaces available. The Desert Tower is a 93 acre property in the midst of a great field of boulders on a hillside cliff overlooking California's Imperial Valley. One can camp anywhere in the rocks you like...there are tons of hidden gems out there with some great views. There is a sandy area in front of the tower that is very nice and close to the bathrooms -- Enjoy the views and the nighttime stars!
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Evihn V.recommends
April 21, 2024
Desert View Tower Tent Camping
The desert view tower property is truly one-of-a-kind - gorgeous slice of the desert at a reasonable price, especially for a group. Host was super responsive, gave us a tour of the property, and was helpful throughout the duration of our stay. Would be happy to stay here again. Highly recommended!
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Andres V.recommends
April 7, 2024
Desert View Tower Tent Camping
Loved the boulders, the sites, the dogs (all nine of them) and the tower lit up in purple at night. Peacocks on one side and beautiful desert vistas on the other. Looking forward to staying again.
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Keenan J.recommends
April 7, 2024
Desert View Tower Tent Camping
Awesome and super friendly host! Definitely would recommend to any friend! Beautiful desert camp spot!
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Kristen R.recommends
March 31, 2024
Desert View Tower Tent Camping
Desert Tower and the hosts are wonderful. This is a unique location, the sites are comfortable, the views are amazing. We were greeted by Ben and John. You can have a campfire. There is a bathroom available, just a short walk from the campsite. Bring headlamps for sure! We'll camp here again!
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Alexandra H.recommends
November 18, 2023
Desert View Tower Tent Camping
Amazing!
Incredibly kind and funny host! Shows you the tower and caves! Peacocks and cute dogs everywhere. Beautiful stars.
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Cindy N.recommends
August 22, 2023
Desert View Tower Tent Camping
Fantastic campsite. So much to do and explore, and there are clean flush toilets. The landscape here is much like Joshua Tree. Get ready to explore the many features of this over 90-acre playground: the historic tower, the friendly campground dogs, the wandering peacocks, the painted boulders shaped like animals, and the beautiful stargazing at night. Thank you, Ben!
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Jacumba, Imperial, California, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Xawiƚƚ kwñchawaay (Cocopah) and Kumeyaay/Kumiais 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 Ben S.Joined in July 2015
Response rate: 100%Response time: Within an hour
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