Enjoy the comforts of home—including flush toilets, showers, and a kitchen.
Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
Adriane and Ethan is a Star Host
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Great for groups
Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for larger groups.
Twisselman ranch is a 6 generation working cattle ranch that has been in the family since the 1800’s. We all enjoy this wonderful place and hope to share our experiences with others.
Voted BEST HIPCAMP Glamping in the United States to visit in 2021 & 2022!! Come Glamping & experience our Rual Retreat here at Twisselman Ranch.
We are located about 1 hour east of Paso Robles California a short drive off highway 58 and about 1.5 hours west of Bakersfield.
Carrisa Plains is known for its beautiful display of wild flowers in the spring time, incredible sunny days, and spectacular wildlife viewing. The ranch is also located a short 29 min drive from the Carrizo Plain National Monument and Las Padres National Forest.
Tule elk, prog horn antelope, and valley quail are just some of the animals you may encounter on our ranch. The pond is full of fish (bass, blue gill & sun perch) so don’t forget your fishing poles (catch & release).
have beautiful 2 stall hot water showers, and three stall restroom including handicap stall. **Cleaned & Sanitized DAILY
Our communal kitchen has : a large gas bbq grill, 3 smaller gas grills
as well as gas burners & sink. **Cleaned & Sanitized DAILY.
There are several counter high prepping tables around the kitchen (please clean up your cooking essentials & food after each meal as everyone shares this space).
We are an ember free site year round due to wildfire risks & insurance purposes. We do however have propane fire pit rentals for $20 per night. - great for roasting s’mores & the ambience of camping. Please do not cook any meals on them. All cooking is to be done in the communal kitchen area.
The summer days can get pretty toasty and the winter nights can get very chilly so check the weather before your stay and plan accordingly. Don’t forget your swim suits as we have soaking troughs for you to cool off in.
-Also please note we are located an hour from the nearest town, no stores or gas stations. Please come fully equipped with your own utensils, cooking essentials, food and beverages. We sell ICE!! $5 per 5lb bag.
We are off grid, there is no electricity, all lights are battery or solar powered. You may want a flashlight or headlamp for walking around at night.
We have wildflower honey available for sale straight off the ranch. If your interested in purchasing during your stay please visit Twisselman Ranch . Com
be sure to specify in comment at check out that your a guest.
Cellular Service - Verizon is the only dependable steady service out here as we have a Verizon tower on the ranch. All other service is spotty if existent at all.
We are a self check-in site. Upon arrival show yourself to the site following welcome note directions. Check in is anytime after 3pm, but no later than 9pm unless arranged with us (a $20 late fee will apply after 9pm). Check out is 11am on the day of departure.
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Santa Margarita , California, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Adriane And Ethan T.Joined in March 2018
Response rate: 100%
881 ratings · 435 reviews
September 16, 2023
Site 1 - Twisselman’s Glamping by the Pond
Great glamping site with comfortable beds and outdoor kitchen. The oasis pond makes it very unique. Highly recommend for stargazing lovers!
Pedro Jose A.recommends
September 11, 2023
Twisselman pond is as advertised! My group and I were blown away by the facilities, location, and setting. We had a blast!
September 11, 2023
Site 2 - Twisselman’s Glamping by the Pond
Great low key camping site for a getaway into nature. We loved our stay and would come. Thank you!
September 9, 2023
Clean bathrooms and showers, very complete outside kitchen with hot water. Good cell. Very quiet.
September 5, 2023
Site 5 - Twisselman’s Glamping by the Pond
What an amazing place! My wife and I had a great time, the place is truly a paradise!
Their island is so much fun, and they have 24*7 pedal boating and kayaking available! We enjoyed boating during sunset and sunrise time with musical bird chirping and colorful sky, love it! Stargazing was surreal from this place!!
Direction is very well provided and host is very responsive.
I would surely recommend this place!
September 4, 2023
Stunning place !
Lots of space, very clean bathrooms and equipped communal kitchen. Overall, an incredible place to watch the stars near the fire pit in the middle of nature!