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Our nudist friendly spot in the Chihuahuan Desert of Texas can be difficult to get to and extremely inhospitable, but we love it. It's our home away from home and is a long term project that we've taken on which allows us a place to get away from quite literally everything about city life.

A 4wd high clearance vehicle is necessary to access our property as some


Our nudist friendly spot in the Chihuahuan Desert of Texas can be difficult to get to and extremely inhospitable, but we love it. It's our home away from home and is a long term project that we've taken on which allows us a place to get away from quite literally everything about city life.

A 4wd high clearance vehicle is necessary to access our property as some of the roads are rough and rocky. Experience Off Road driving is helpful. Expedition type trailers will make the journey well, however on-road trailers may have issues.

What's nudist friendly about Ocotillo Acres? Being so far off the beaten path has it's advantages. To us, it's the solitude to enjoy nature "au naturale" and not having to worry about many passers by. Signage is up notifying the very few driving past that the possibility of nudity exists while passing through our private property. 

Our place is not for the faint of heart and the only "glamping" you will do is with the items you bring out there. We recently built a structure for rain catchment and shade and are currently in the process of turning it into an indoor/outdoor kitchen area. It currently has a soil cement floor and a few rows of earthbags, but other than the shade that this provides, there is nothing to facilitate a comfortable visit.

While there are not any bathroom or shower facilities, there is a portable toilet (Luggable Loo) and trash bags on site. If used we ask that you be prepared to haul out all waste. While our desert retreat is pet friendly, we ask that you clean up after them.

There is very limited cell signal. Satellite communication or emergency beacon is recommended. There are structures visible from some parts of our property, but do not rely on people actually being in those structures; especially in an emergency situation.

If you're still reading this... the place is amazing. Stars fill completely dark skies, and coyotes howl to welcome you to their home. We've seen Tarantulas, Quail, Aoudad, Horny Toads, all forms of cactus, fossils, and even if Molly doesn't believe me... a big freakin' rattlesnake. We do ask that there be no hunting and no killing of the wildlife, but you'll have 70 acres of pristine desert to call your own while you're there, and we hope you see a bunch.

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Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No campfires
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Camping vehicle details
Generators allowed
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Pull-in site
Max length 14ft
Surface type: loose gravel
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Doesn't accommodate slideouts
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2
  • Accepts bookings: 9 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Off-roading (OHV)
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Ocotillo Acres in Texas.


The vibe at Ocotillo Acres

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Hipcamper Mike
Mike D.
recommends this listing.
December 7th, 2019

Remember when your dream of camping was quiet solitude filled with nature, peace and beautiful sunsets. Remember when the sounds that invaded your quiet solitude were imagined to only be coyotes greeting the morning, the breeze across the desert, and the sound of your own heartbeat. This place exceeds those dreams and the reality makes your imagination pale in comparison.

If you want another tent every 20 feet, screaming children, idling rv’s, electrical outlets, and shared bathrooms; this isn’t for you. If you want the galaxy on view without light pollution, zero crowds, no tourists, privacy, no litter, and peace ; then look no further.

It’s beautiful. It’s primitive. 4wd is recommended. Follow the route that Phil provides. Bring water and bring shade. We will return here again, it’s perfect for what camping means to us and it’s perfect for day trips to the National and state parks.

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Hipcamper Greg

Deafeningly quiet, brilliant stars

Greg T.
recommends this listing.
February 29th, 2020

Phil and Molly's desert camp is very remote with maximum privacy. While I was there the only activity was nearby dirt bikes on Hen Egg Rd. Allow at least an hour to make it to camp from either direction.

If you're pulling a small RV be advised that you will have to back in to the site. Go slow, air down at least 15 pounds, and be mindful of the many blind corners. I cannot recommend this site for larger trailers or for vehicles with low ground clearance. 4 wheel drive was necessary for me in a few spots but may not be an issue for other drivers.

Hipcamper Henry

Wonderful isolation!

Henry P.
recommends this listing.
September 28th, 2020

Ocotillo Acres is a great escape from modern distractions and man made noise. This is the perfect destination to disconnect for a few days and enjoy the night sky. Take your time and follow the directions!

Hipcamper Donny

Best hipcamp available.

Donny D.
recommends this listing.
December 20th, 2020

Absolutely the best site I have ever had the pleasure of experiencing. Open skies, clean grounds and plenty of room to roam. Absolutely perfect in every way.

Hipcamper Amos and Tiffany

Peaceful seclusion

Amos And Tiffany B.
recommends this listing.
December 29th, 2020

We stayed over the Christmas holiday (12/24/20 - 12/27/20) with our two dogs (Mastiffs). As avid campers, we have been fortunate enough to spent time in some wonderful campsites over the years. This was the most secluded and enjoyable camping experience we have ever had!! It is exactly as advertised, but even more incredible than we expected. Very quiet and peaceful. We did not encounter any other people during our stay. We also spent hours walking the dirt roads with our dogs, and did not have to worry about cacti at all (as long as the dogs don't stray too far off the path). Phil and Molly were great, and the campsite was very clean and well maintained. Highly recommend!!

Hipcamper David D.
recommends this listing.
November 24th, 2020
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