Hipcamp host Tyla S.,
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Waterfall Sanctuary is a hidden gem at the end of a dead-end road on 17 acres of land, bordered on two sides by the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge just outside of Carson, Washington, Waterfall Sanctuary is home to a mini-farm with goats, ducks, and chickens. Deer and elk walk through the property on a fairly regular basis de

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Waterfall Sanctuary is a hidden gem at the end of a dead-end road on 17 acres of land, bordered on two sides by the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge just outside of Carson, Washington, Waterfall Sanctuary is home to a mini-farm with goats, ducks, and chickens. Deer and elk walk through the property on a fairly regular basis depending on the season, it's less than a mile walk (or a short drive) to the Wind River and a perfect swimming hole with a rope swing, and another short distance further down the road is the Pacific Crest Trail.

A 20-minute drive and you're at the Columbia River, the world destination for kiteboarding and windsurfing. Water equipment can be rented from nearby businesses or you can book a whitewater rafting trip on the White Salmon River. An hour from the property to the West is Portland, Oregon if you are in the mood for some city life, and about 40 minutes to the east is Hood River, Oregon, a gorgeous old town with tons of charm, shopping, breweries, and great restaurants. Drive the Fruit Loop or do a winery tour. The closest town, Stevenson, Washington is also home to adorable shops, great local restaurants, and access to the Columbia River as well.

Also in close proximity are two amazing waterfalls, Panther Creek Falls and Falls Creek Falls. National Forest roads are close by and well maintained. No matter the season there is something to do a short distance from the property.

We have 4 tents available to rent out,  and a porta-potty.

Please note: It can get chilly at night. Although we provide an extra blanket, if you are more sensitive to the cold please bring extras or a sleeping bag with you. The tents are not heated. 

About each site, to help you choose the one that fits your needs the best:

Site #1- This site is home to the awesome 20-foot diameter Stargazer tent, where you can see the night sky from your bed. :) It is also the closest to the communal area with seating that includes a hammock, and the propane fire table, a picnic table, as well as the communal cooking area. This tent can fit up to 6 snuggly. If you are wanting more privacy you can choose sites #3 or #4.

Site #2- This site is the smallest tent at 16 feet in diameter and fits 4 people maximum. This tent the closest one to site #1 so it's a great one to book along with #1 if you need more than one tent for you and your group. This tent has a picnic table next to it.

Site #3- This 20-foot diameter tent is located in a small clearing with a picnic table next to it and fits up to 6 people. 

Site #4- This is the most private tent and it's tucked next to a large tree. It's 20 feet in diameter and can fit up to 6 people as well. It does not have a dedicated picnic table (this is also the closest tent to #3, so if you want to book more than one tent this is also a good pairing).

Lodging provided
Canvas tent
4 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Short walk
No ADA access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No wifi
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Tyla a message!
  • Check in: After 4PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

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Group Intro Goat Therapy Session

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1/2 Dozen Duck Eggs

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Custom-made Goat Milk Toiletry Set

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Medicinal Herb Walk & Wild Bitters

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Group Intro. Fused Glass Therapy

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Intro Fused Glass Therapy for 1

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Group intro Nature Therapy Session

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Group Intro Art Therapy Session

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Intro Nature Therapy Session for 1

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20 Min. Goat Therapy Session for 1

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Wind sports
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Waterfall Sanctuary Retreat in Washington.

Forest

The property is connected to the Gifford Pinchot National Forest on two sides. Go for a hike straight from the property or you ...Read more

River

The Wind River is less than a mile down the road. There are multiple access points along the Wind River Highway.

Swimming hole

A short walk or shorter drive off the property along the Wind River Highway is a trail that leads to a swimming hole on the Win...Read more

Waterfall

Waterfalls abound in the Columbia River Gorge Recreational area on both sides of the river. There are many close to the propert...Read more

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Hipcamper timothy
Timothy Z.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
July 8th, 2021

Very comfortable tents and beds in beautiful surroundings—looking forward to a future visit to do more in the area.

Hipcamper Tyla
Response from Tyla, the Host, on July 9th, 2021

Thank you Tim! It was a pleasure to have you guys here, we look forward to hosting you again!

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Hipcamper Gina

Secluded recharge

Gina P.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
July 11th, 2021

Wow! Tyla and Nate have a beautiful location with thoughtful attention to experience. The star gazer tent was AH-mazing. There is so much to do in the surrounding area, and if you stay during the week you'll feel like you have your own private experience in nature. My stay was short but so nourishing, I definitely recommend adding fresh eggs to your order! Delicious!

Hipcamper Tyla
Response from Tyla, the Host, on July 15th, 2021

Thank you for staying with us, we are so happy you had a good time. See you again soon!

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Hipcamper Elizabeth

Relaxing weekend in the lotus belle

Elizabeth M.
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(Site 1)
July 12th, 2021

We had the most amazing experience at Waterfall Sanctuary Retreat! The lotus belle tent was amazing and beautifully appointed. The beds and pillows were surprisingly comfy, and the extra blankets did come in handy when it cooled off at night. The extra touches were so wonderful and well thought out. Tyla is so sweet and personable and made us feel very welcome to explore the property. My family did the fused glass experience and really liked it, they made some glass pendants that they got to take home. As home-like as this felt, I could see it being easy to forget that you are still camping in a national forest and you really need to make sure you put all your food up in your car because there are wild animals nearby. Also if your stove doesn't work, there is a pizza place about 10 minutes away! Problem solved. Glamping at it's finest for sure! Don't miss the swimming hole nearby- the water temp was actually perfect and I was kicking myself for not actually bringing a swimsuit, there was even a rope swing! We will be back again soon!

The Lotus Belle lit up at nightSomehow my iphone was able to capture a Milky Way shot but this was 100x more incredible in person!Cool fused glass pieces Nate taught us how to make
Hipcamper Tyla
Response from Tyla, the Host, on July 15th, 2021

Thank you so much for staying with us! Your photos are great and we are excited to host you again! :)

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Hipcamper Adrienne
Adrienne L.
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(Site 1)
July 12th, 2021

Wonderful property with great yurts with comfortable beds! Great location to swimming, hiking, and incredible water falls. Highly recommend getting some fresh chicken eggs to enjoy for breakfast. Overall really enjoyed all the amenities and looking forward to staying again in the future!

Hipcamper Tyla
Response from Tyla, the Host, on July 15th, 2021

Thank you Adrienne! We are so happy you had a great time. Looking forward to hosting you again soon!

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Hipcamper McKella
Mc Kella K.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
July 14th, 2021

Tyla and the property are great! Very hospitable and in such a great location.

Hipcamper Tyla
Response from Tyla, the Host, on July 15th, 2021

Thanks so much! It was a pleasure hosting you, looking forward to seeing you again in the future!

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Hipcamper Michelle

Perfect stay!

Michelle L.
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(Site 4)
July 18th, 2021

We had such a beautiful time! So happy we got to be one of the first people to stay here as I can see this place becoming a hot spot! It’s in the perfect location, beautiful property and the host were so friendly!! It was so nice to be able to end our trip here with hot shower, cozy bed, and on a beautiful property!

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Hipcamper Tyla
Response from Tyla, the Host, on July 22nd, 2021

Thank you so much, it was a joy to have you! We look forward to seeing you again!

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Hipcamper Leigh
Leigh S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
July 20th, 2021

Tyla was wonderful! The property and tents were amazing, I am so excited to see how this space develops in the coming years. Excited to come back :)

Waterfall Sanctuary RetreatAsk about the fallen log!our tiniest camper
Hipcamper Tyla
Response from Tyla, the Host, on July 22nd, 2021

Thank you so much! You guys were great, and your tiny camper was adorable! :) We look forward to hosting you again soon!

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Hipcamper Timothy

Sanctuary sums it up!

Timothy B.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
July 22nd, 2021

The sight was so cozy and close to so many amazing water holes and nature scenes. The host was very kind and helpful answering all the questions I had. When we got there we got a pan flit with local activity’s around.

Hipcamper Ullika

Magic stay!

Ullika P.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
July 25th, 2021

I had a wonderful stay. The property is amazing and Tyla an her family are such great hosts. This will be a hot spot no doubt and i can not wait to see what else they will do. Also there is so much to do around there: hiking, swimming ( wow the swimming hole is amazing) , stargazing etc... Carson, Stevenson, White Salmon and Hood River are soo close.
I will be back soon and can not wait !

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Property
Tyla S.’s Land
State
Washington
Country
United States
$99/night
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