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Rockin' N Ranch Buena Vista Valley

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· Unionville, Pershing, Nevada
80 acres hosted by Morgan N.
3 RV/tent sites
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Best in Nevada: 3rd place
Named one of the best Hipcamps to visit in 2023.
Amazing views
Hipcampers say this spot has amazing views.
Morgan is a Star Host
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Diehard winter camper discount code VSF15XBQ **Please follow arrival instructions on your site. Please arrive before sunset. It was November 2018 we found this 80 acre property, unlike the hundreds we looked at, this one had a taste of the Wild West, settlers, Signs of ocean presence, shells, fossils. It was a chilly December week 2018 we came to see what it would be like to live here in the winter. We stayed a week in a aluminum horse trailer waking up to amazing sunrises, making awful coffee over a fire. Making an evening campfire to cook, bbq and making cocktails sitting on logs. I gathered all the geographical data I could to build what is now 120,000 sq ft horse rescue facility completely off grid accept with minimal generator help to run well pumps. Why Hipcamp? We loved the breathtaking scenery that almost doesn't look real with frosted tip of mountains, the smell of with sage in the cool breeze. We carved out our camp sites in the very same spot we stayed in the horse trailer to share that experience with others! Our campsites are now lightly graveled, mostly level, with rock firepits made from rocks gathered on the property and each spot has tree rounds to sit on from our Ca. Ranch. Book and come experience serenity ! Learn more about this land: For your best experience, we highly recommend arriving during daylight and follow the directions we have provided, your mapping app and GPS will mislead you. The Rockin’ N Ranch is located on 80 acres in the picturesque Buena Vista Valley of Pershing County, and backs to 600 acres of BLM land. Boasts 360 degree views of the Humbolt, East, and Stillwater Mountain Ranges. Bring your OHV’s, horses, hiking boots, binoculars, and telescopes! Thousands of miles of trails, abundant wildlife and night skies like you have never seen before.This is an opportunity to disconnect with the fast pace of day to day life and push the refresh button surrounded by nature.Located 11 miles from Star Peak the highest and most ¬¬--topographically prominent mountain in both the Humbolt Range and Pershing County. We are also approximately 11 miles from historic Ghost Town, Star City, a silver mining boom town. In the mid 1860’s Star¬¬¬¬¬¬ City was home to 2 hotels, 3 general stores, a Wells-fargo branch, a church and more than a dozen saloons with a population of 1200. Today you can explore the ruins of the past and enjoy the gorgeous views. Safe Haven Wildlife Sanctuary is just 9.2 miles down the road. Safe Haven is home exotic animals requiring lifetime rehabilitation and sanctuary and offers tours. Kyle Hot Spring is just 8.2 miles down the road where you can take a soak and watch the sun dip behind the Humbolt Mountain Range. Thunder Mountain Monument is located 22.2 miles from the Rock’ N Ranch and was built by Chief Thunder, Frank Van Zant. Rye Patch Reservoir is just 44 miles east on Hwy 80 for all your water, fishing, boating. Or simply explore the beauty of the diverse terrain of Buena Vista Valley. Find wild sage fields, the dry lake bed, or head higher up in the elevation. Wild life abounds! Wild horses have been seen just 7 miles away from the Rockin’ N’ Ranch. This is truly where the antelope and the deer play. You may even see a golden eagle soar.The Rockin’ N’ Ranch is also home to The Medicine Horse Project a horse rescue and sanctuary dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and when possible rehoming of horses that have suffered abuse, abandonment, neglect or displacement. MHP partners these animals with humans seeking hope, healing and resilience, through our H.I.G.H. (Horse Inspired Growth and Healing) programs. We facilitate programs with veterans, first responders, women’s empowerment and at risk youth.The Rockin’ N. Ranch owners Morgan and Chris have a host of activities they can offer you. Tour the horse rescue, help with morning or evening feeding, treat yourself to a H.I.G.H. session or get some coaching on your partnership with your own horse. Just ask for a menu of ranch activities.Bring your tent or RV for dry camping. Don’t leave your horses at home, bring them along with your portable corral and feed, we can supply them some water. We have a lighted round corral for evening enjoyment and you certainly don’t want to miss an evening sunset ride. (The Rockin’ N Ranch does not offer horses for riding or rent). *Land owner's reserve the right to revoke entrance, passage, and accomodations without cause. #2023 annular solar eclipse #2024 eclipse path of totality
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Teague C.recommends
June 19, 2024
Site 3 - Rockin' N Ranch Buena Vista Valley
Experience The Desert
Great Spot. Real desert, real quiet. Just a heads up, If tent camping it can get pretty cold out there ;).
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Carter K.recommends
June 2, 2024
Site 1 - Rockin' N Ranch Buena Vista Valley
Morgan was a great host. He was very friendly and introduced us to the area. Would definitely recommend staying at this place!
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Camie M.recommends
May 23, 2024
Site 3 - Rockin' N Ranch Buena Vista Valley
We had a great time exploring the surrounding areas in our 4 x 4 jeep. Beautiful sunsets, beautiful landscape, and beautiful hosts. We ran short on eggs and forgot to pack our coffee and the owners of the property were gracious enough to bring us farm fresh eggs, and coffee for our stay. Highly recommend this place great place to get lost and chill
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Isaac L.recommends
May 21, 2024
Site 2 - Rockin' N Ranch Buena Vista Valley
Awesome place
Super nice view, private, and the host was super nice and helpful. If I come through Nevada again I will 100% be staying here.
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Sarah K.recommends
May 4, 2024
Site 2 - Rockin' N Ranch Buena Vista Valley
What a beautiful and peaceful spot. We loved our stay at Morgan's place.
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Rachel M.recommends
March 27, 2024
Site 1 - Rockin' N Ranch Buena Vista Valley
Host Morgan was friendly and welcoming! The campsite is beautiful and remote. The perfect place to getaway :)
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Unionville, Pershing, Nevada, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla and Nüümü (Northern Paiute) 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 Morgan N.Joined in March 2021
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