We are less than five miles from the highway between Omak and Tonasket.  The county-maintained road up to the 22 acre property runs through a beautiful canyon (McLaughlin Canyon).  Deer, eagles, coyotes, and more wildlife (there are rattlesnakes in the area as well).  Wide views all around - to the West are the Cascades.  Lots of space to hike, and climbing opportunities as

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We are less than five miles from the highway between Omak and Tonasket.  The county-maintained road up to the 22 acre property runs through a beautiful canyon (McLaughlin Canyon).  Deer, eagles, coyotes, and more wildlife (there are rattlesnakes in the area as well).  Wide views all around - to the West are the Cascades.  Lots of space to hike, and climbing opportunities as well.  We are developing gardens and a nursery for Chinese medicinal plants, starting this year (2018).  Your host can introduce you to Chinese herbal medicine.  We have a nice dog.  

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, RVs
2 sites
Up to 5 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Pets allowed
No campfires
No toilet
Amenities
Showers available
Wifi available
No potable water
No kitchen
No picnic table
Pack it out
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 2PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Climbing

Marvellous canyon nearby!

Hiking
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Okanogan Highland Views in Washington.

Desert

Okanogan Highland

Lake

Several lakes in the area. Driving distances vary from half an hour to more.

River, stream, or creek

There is a seasonal creek running through the property.

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Hipcamper Sherry

A secluded gem

Sherry S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 13th, 2021

Nicolaas and his dog Dede were the best hosts. The stay on the property was a great opportunity to get away from it all. And the views were amazing! I only wish I would have been able to stay longer.

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Hipcamper Kathleen

A spectacular camping spot!

Kathleen M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 25th, 2021

We were warmly welcomed by our host Nicolaas and camped in a spectacular spot with beautiful views and cooler (thank goodness) temperatures in the evening! We'd definitely stay here again!

Hipcamper Dustyn
Dustyn B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 1st, 2021

Nicolaas is a great host, kind and generous to share some fresh garden vegetables and some of the stories of his very unique life. The land itself is magical, a beautiful drive in on a primitive county road that is well maintained enough for a wide variety of vehicles. This is wild, dispersed camping at its finest. Extremely quiet, serene, and worth all the effort. All with the added benefit of an amazing host and super friendly dog!

Hipcamper Gabby
Gabby G.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
January 7th, 2021

The coolest campground I’ve ever been too. Sunrise and sunset views are amazing. Having Nicolaas as a host made it that much better. He was very welcoming & helpful! Will definitely be coming back.

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Hipcamper Jorge
Jorge G.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 22nd, 2020

Awesome place! Nikolaas and his dog are very welcoming and friendly

Hipcamper Jason

Truly magical

Jason K.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 19th, 2020

If I didn’t like Nicolaas so much, I’d probably not leave a review because I’d want to keep this insanely beautiful place to myself!

Honestly, of all my exploring throughout the state, this is undoubtedly one of the most breathtakingly stunning places I’ve ever camped. It’s super private, incredibly quiet, and unimaginably peaceful. We were reticent to take the long trip out from the coast, but it when we arrived, there wasn’t even one moment of regret.

Nicolaas is kind and generous as well as accommodating. He was always available if/when we needed anything, but he also really left us alone to explore and relax on our own.

I can’t recommend this place more highly!

Hipcamper Matthew
Matthew B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 7th, 2020

If you're looking for a unique experience that's well off the beaten path, this might be it. From before we arrived, Nico was a great host and gave us all the pertinent information, which included informing of us his wonderful vegetable garden. Cooking our dinner and breakfast with fresh veggies was amazing. The Black Garlic, Shishito Peppers, and various perfectly ripe tomatoes were real treats. The location is visually stunning and peaceful as well. We're very grateful for Nico's kindness and willingness to share his sweet spot with us. Highly recommended!

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Hipcamper Nicolaas Herman
Response from Nicolaas Herman , the Host, on September 15th, 2020

Thank you, Matt & Emily, for visiting and for sharing comments about your visit. I wish we had had more time to interact - hopefully next time! So glad to hear you enjoyed the fresh food ;->.

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Hipcamper Marek

A hidden gem made in heaven

Marek G.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 16th, 2020

This place is truly magical! Located in the highlands and pretty secluded from anything, anyone and anywhere Nicholaas nursery provides you with the amazing outdoor experience. The road up to Nicholaas‘ place is well maintained. We made it up there with our 4Runner and our 18feet r-pod without any problems. Nicholaas ‚ is a true homesteader and gardener. He specialized in Chinese medicine and can tell you tons of stories about the plants he grows in his amazing garden. We were invited to pick a site ourselves and please note you might have to drive over some small brushes to get where you want to (Nicholaas mentioned he is going to clear the sites from the brushes, so you might want to check in with him). He offers electricity which can be used by just plugging in an extension cord. Bring water as there is no potable water available. The views in the morning, at night, whenever are just gorgeous and truly magical. You can see the landscape with mountains behind them. We have seen so many stars and you can see the Milky Way in it’s full length as well. One note, Nicholaas has a dog (Didi) who is a super friendly. Cell connection doesn’t exist, so you can easily unplug. But, if you are in need, Nicholaas has Wi-Fi available, even though we didn’t use it. This is one of the best spots and Hipcamp sites we ever camped at. Thank you Nicholaas for sharing your little piece of heaven with us!!!!

View from our campsites Sunset from our campsite View from inside our trailer
Hipcamper Nicolaas Herman
Response from Nicolaas Herman , the Host, on September 15th, 2020

Thank you Marek & Juliane. It was so nice to have you here and you gave me inspiration! Right after you left I cut down the plants to make the pathway to the campsite even clearer. I would love to see you again!

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Property
Nico's Nerdy Nursery
State
Washington
Country
United States
$25/night
2 Sites