Hipcamp host Logan B.,
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This listing is for those whose priority is an unobstructed view of the night sky for stargazing, astronomy and meteor shower viewing! Our dark skies provide a great display on clear nights, not to mention stunning sunrises and sunsets. A compost toilet is provided as well as a Weber grill (bring your own charcoal). Please be aware that this site does not have shade and this wi
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This listing is for those whose priority is an unobstructed view of the night sky for stargazing, astronomy and meteor shower viewing! Our dark skies provide a great display on clear nights, not to mention stunning sunrises and sunsets. A compost toilet is provided as well as a Weber grill (bring your own charcoal). Please be aware that this site does not have shade and this will be hot in the summer! A short walk takes you to our beautiful natural pecan orchard on the San Saba River where you can enjoy swimming, fishing and canoeing. (We ask that during this pandemic, you practice social distancing with our family and campers at other sites.) As we are a working farm, you may hear roosters crowing or goats bleating-- book a tour to meet our animals and learn about the history of this property and our practices and plans for Indigenous, restorative agriculture. This farm has been in my family for five generations and is the traditional homeland of the Tonkawa, Lipan Apache and Comanche. We honor the legacy of those who came before us while planning a future of ecological agriculture that will provide sustanence and growth for years and years to come. Low Gear Farmstead is a safe, welcoming place for POC and folx who identify as queer in any way.
Campsite area
Tent or RV site
1 site
Up to 10 guests per site
Up to 3 vehicles
2WD Accessible
No wheelchair access
RV Information
Travel trailers, Toy haulers, Pop-up campers, Class A RVs, Class B RVs, Class C RVs, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 25 feet allowed
Pull-in site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass-or-field
Surface levelness: flat
Generators allowed
No Fifth wheels
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Logan a message!
  • Check in: After 12PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

We often bike into town and the rural roads around here are nice to bike on. Just wear a helmet and have lights!

Fishing

The San Saba River has some good fishing!

Hiking

Hike around the property or visit one of the nearby state parks, such as Enchanted Rock, South Llano, or Lost Maples.

Horseback riding

If you bring a horse, you can ride it.

Paddling

The river is pretty shallow in a lot of places, but we've paddled a canoe down it. You have to carry over rocks at places. We h...Read more

Climbing

There's fantastic climbing just over an hour away at Enchanted Rock State Park.

Swimming

Take a dip in the San Saba River!

Wildlife watching

Lots of wildlife. Deer, coyotes, bobcats, birds, bats, snakes, ringtails, armadillos and more.

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Tent Spot for Stargazers in Texas.

River, stream, or creek

The San Saba is the southern border of our property.

Swimming hole

Small swimming hole in the San Saba River.

Field
Farm
Ranch

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Hipcamper Heather
Heather S.
recommends this listing.
August 4th, 2022

Rustic, laid back, and welcoming spot. Tons of space and privacy. We loved swimming in the river!

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Hipcamper Hana
Hana R.
recommends this listing.
June 5th, 2022

Had a great stay at this camping spot. ALL of the camping spots (I walked around) look spectacular; some are closer to the river. Speaking of the river, what magnificence! Was my first stop upon entering. There were baby goats and chickens on the property - goats were adorable. Logan was really kind and welcoming as well. Would highly recommend

Hipcamper Johnny

Camping under the stars

Johnny G.
recommends this listing.
May 29th, 2022

Logan’s spot is great. It’s the perfect for a night under the stars with a telescope. Beyond that, Logan is great. They let me hold a baby goat which was an added bonus! If it wasn’t for the 102deg heat, I’d have gladly stayed another night

Hipcamper Kenny

Good for the soul

Kenny K.
recommends this listing.
May 1st, 2022

I greatly enjoyed my time camping at Low Gear Farmstead. Logan is an exceptional host, very accommodating. I was able to relax and connect with nature during my time. I will definitely stay again and recommend Logan’s land to everyone.

Hipcamper Kate
Kate M.
recommends this listing.
March 19th, 2022

Great space with big sky views, surrounded on two sides by cacti. Enjoyed walking down to the river. This was our second time staying!

Hipcamper Randall
Randall S.
recommends this listing.
March 15th, 2022

Great spot, stars are amazing !!! Highly recommend!!

Hipcamper Jordan
Jordan M.
recommends this listing.
February 17th, 2022

Amazing stay as always. Logan has been very kind, communicative and accommodating.

Will definitely return.

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Hipcamper anthony

A place of solace

Anthony D.
recommends this listing.
January 5th, 2022

An awesome place to relax and enjoy the stars! Quiet, river within steps and plenty of places to relax along the banks. You must experience this!

Hipcamper Joshua

Perfect spot for large groups!

Joshua H.
recommends this listing.
January 2nd, 2022

Excellent experience overall camping for two nights. The stargazer site had plenty of space to accommodate a large group like mine. Logan was responsive when we asked questions over text and flexible about where exactly we could camp relative to our designated site.

Activities at the property were plentiful. Short hikes, a river to wade and canoe in, and plenty of farm animals to watch helped pass the time during the day. As for the light show at night, I believe our conditions were optimal: a massive clear sky and a new moon. We were able to see hundreds, if not thousands, of stars spanning as far as we could see.The milky way was apparent, but not quite as distinct and colorful as you might find online. However, for not being an International Dark Sky recognized area, and the sheer luck of scheduling a month in advance and getting a completely clear sky one out of the two nights we reserved, I am extremely happy with my time spent stargazing here.

Awards

Best of 2018 Texas
1st place
Property
Low Gear Farmstead
State
Texas
Country
United States
$10/night
1 Site

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