Hipcamp host Jane S.,
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I am checking reservations and messages only at 5:00pm every day.  Weekends (Friday through Sunday) are a 2 night minimum, but weeknights are available for one night. So, book far enough in advance for me to get back to you. If you are looking for more deluxe accommodations, check out our yurt information on the Hipcamp site under Yurt at GAEA Getaways.

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I am checking reservations and messages only at 5:00pm every day.  Weekends (Friday through Sunday) are a 2 night minimum, but weeknights are available for one night. So, book far enough in advance for me to get back to you. If you are looking for more deluxe accommodations, check out our yurt information on the Hipcamp site under Yurt at GAEA Getaways.

Site#1

A short hike up the trail with your gear (wheelbarrow provided) brings you to a beautiful tent site looking out over the north/south canyon with plenty of sunshine during the daylight hours, and a moonlit evening with softly hooting owls and distant coyotes. Pitch your tent either on the earth or on the platform in the pine and fir forest for a relaxing vacation in Nature. A couple of hammocks invite a nap, or conversation. A big picnic table is a convenient place to cook on your portable stove. What’s a camp out without a fire? Unless there is a burn ban, which there now is, you have a fire ring, grate, and complimentary bundle of wood, hotdog forks, and a water hose to make the evening uneventfully perfect. In keeping with our permaculture practices, a sawdust toilet ( exclusively for your site) is available in the Far Out House, and pure water is onsite. Bringing bottled water is unnecessary, unless our water is turned off due to freezing nightime temperatures. Check with me.  A deluxe solar shower and pedestal sink keep you clean and refreshed. Sanitizer is by the sink. We have a “pack it in pack it out” policy as well as “leave no trace.” Your hosts, however, will take care of the toilet. Daytime walks can lead you to a swimming hole at the creek, a fairy garden, a stone labyrinth, a sweet “tea house”, yoga platform, and many meditation spots. Our 10 acres have been a delightful retreat from the busy-ness of urban life and being cooped up due to the virus.  

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 5 guests per site
Short walk
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
No kitchen
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Jane a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Response time: Within 12 hours

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You can buy ice (advance notice) for $3, or ice with an ice chest for $4

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Hiking

Maps show all the trails on our 10 acres that stretches across the canyon.

Swimming

A small wading area by the bridge over Deep Creek is refreshing and sunny.

Wildlife watching

Deer and turkey wander through the woods here. Owls, blue herons, ducks, red tail hawks and an occasional eagle make this land ...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Tent site #1/hammocks/forest in Washington.

River, stream, or creek

Deep Creek runs through the property year round. Little minnows and baby trout are fun to see. No big fish, though.

Forest
Canyon
Swimming hole
Farm

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Hipcamper Tamsin
Tamsin M.
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June 27th, 2021

Jane was very welcoming and the campsite was well-equipped, spacious and comfortable. We loved the outdoor shower and it was great that the campsite included a platform for the tent. It was useful to have a hose with potable water and the wooden picnic table with woollen blankets on the seats was perfect for our family. We enjoyed our time with Jane and John, playing the ukulele, crafting and wading in the creek and we had fun exploring the site's trails, hammocks, Fairy Tree and watching the deer in the evening. We hope to return in the future!

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Hipcamper Laurie

Just what we needed!

Laurie M.
recommends this listing.
June 15th, 2021

Lovey peaceful location! No RVs which was such a treat for us! We stayed 3 nights! We enjoyed walking around the property. Many fun secrets to discover there. Map provided upon arrival. Jane and John were amazing hosts! First morning Jane happened to have fresh eggs from her chickens to share with us.! Sweet gift! John gave us a tour of the gorgeous yurt and surroundings! This retreat is absolutely beautiful and peaceful in every sense of the word. Yet close enough to enjoy all that Spokane has to offer. We plan on returning! Highly recommend!! ❤️ Our niece, who lives in Spokane says the Gaea Retreat will be her get away from the city when she needs a break!

Hipcamper Jane
Response from Jane, the Host, on June 17th, 2021

We loved hearing your laughter and hoped you were enjoying the opportunity to be uninterrupted and out in Nature. Your family is special, Laurie. We look forward to seeing you again, and please tell Sarah to come anytime, too.

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Hipcamper Carolyn
Carolyn M.
recommends this listing.
May 9th, 2021

It was a beautiful site! Loved having the hammocks to lounge around in. So many little things to explore on the property. A very special place!

Hipcamper Jane
Response from Jane, the Host, on June 17th, 2021

Carolyn, it was a treat meeting you! You are one amazing lady. Thanks for the opportunity to chat and please come back when you come this way again.

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Hipcamper Noah

Welcoming and relaxing

Noah Z.
recommends this listing.
April 18th, 2021

Jane was sweet and welcoming to us! We enjoyed the camping space and exploring the little treasures around their property. Such a relaxing and enjoyable weekend.

Hipcamper Dax
Dax O.
recommends this listing.
March 21st, 2021

What a gorgeous piece of property! Very beautiful, peaceful, and secluded, and the hosts are absolutely wonderful! Some of the sweetest people you'll meet. I would highly recommend this site.

Hipcamper Octavia

Beautiful homeland

Octavia L.
recommends this listing.
September 13th, 2020

I'm not sure where to start so I'll just say we had a spectacular time!
Everything was wonderful and I highly recommend. Its was a beautiful property and i felt like a hobbit myself. Lol...
Cant wait to come back asap.

Hipcamper Jane
Response from Jane, the Host, on September 15th, 2020

Welcome back anytime! You sure know what pack-it-in-pack-it-out means, and leave-no -trace. You are awesome Hipcampers!

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Hipcamper Deanna

Amazing and wonderful!

Deanna W.
recommends this listing.
August 31st, 2020

A hidden gem I would definitely recommend visiting!! We stayed at campsite #1 for 4 days, relaxed in hammocks, explored the many fun paths on the property, and welcomed by the most superb host, Jane.

Hipcamper Jane
Response from Jane, the Host, on September 4th, 2020

Deanna, it was a pleasure meeting y’all and look forward to having you here again. Thanks for choosing us!

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Hipcamper Kei-Li
Kei Li C.
recommends this listing.
August 1st, 2020

Very great set up. Host was super helpful even with our very late arrival. Would come here again!

Hipcamper Suzanne

Pretty, fun and relaxing

Suzanne W.
recommends this listing.
July 26th, 2020

This is a beautiful, family-friendly retreat at the bottom of a gorgeous canyon away from everyday hustle and bustle. Our campsite comfortably fit our family of four with room to spare, was very well maintained and fit for a "hidden gems" magazine article. We loved watching the stars come out while we kicked back in the two hammocks!
The site was just a short hop from the "Far Outhouse", which is a fun sixties-themed outhouse we got a big kick out of. The owners put a lot of work into the area, including hidden gems such as the Gypsy Rose (travel trailer converted into a tea/card room), a cave built into a hillside and even a yoga deck.
I didn't get to meet Jane (due to arriving later after the rest of my family) but my husband was pleased with her hospitality and she kept up great communication with me up to and through our camp dates.
This is just a great little area and I highly recommend it!

Awards

Best of 2018 Washington
Finalist
Property
SPOKANE
State
Washington
Country
United States
$40/night
1 Site