Hipcamp host Summer M.
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Located about 2 miles from Hamilton Pool Preserve, Westcave and Reimers Ranch, our private and primitive but cozy glamping tent overlooks the quintessential Texas Hill Country. It’s a short hike from your car, deep in a 10 acre juniper forest and under a very dark night sky. Enjoy fossil hunting down the trail, and visit some of the amazing nearby parks and breweries and wineri
Located about 2 miles from Hamilton Pool Preserve, Westcave and Reimers Ranch, our private and primitive but cozy glamping tent overlooks the quintessential Texas Hill Country. It’s a short hike from your car, deep in a 10 acre juniper forest and under a very dark night sky. Enjoy fossil hunting down the trail, and visit some of the amazing nearby parks and breweries and wineries. There’s so much to do in Dripping Springs! The tent is furnished with a queen bed, another queen mattress underneath to pull out and a small futon/couch. Screened windows and a covered deck. There is no electricity, but we do provide solar lighting, lanterns, and a hose with clean delicious well water. NO heating or cooling, so please prepare for weather and temperatures in a tent accordingly. (We’ll fill the tub with cold well water for dunking in the hotter months.) Cell service works fine! Well behaved dogs welcome, but be aware we are not fenced and we have a friendly black lab on the property who may stop by for a hello. Small fires allowed in the fire ring when the burn ban is off. You are welcome to bring cooking gear but we have many awesome eateries and breweries in the area! There is an outhouse off to the side of the tent in the woods, it has a compost style camp toilet and a hand washing station ** Emphasis on the “primitive camping”, but much comfier! Note: our property is very much wild hill country, steep rocky terrain, uneven ground. Good shoes and watching your step a must!
Lodging provided
Canvas tent
1 site
Up to 5 guests per site
Short walk
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Summer a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Miles of bike trails at Reimers Ranch!


The fishing is excellent at the Pedernales River! Reimers Ranch river access about 2 miles away. $5 per person, reservations no...Read more


Hike our property, or on miles and miles of trails at one of the nearby amazing parks! Hamilton Pool, Reimers Ranch and Westcav...Read more

Horseback riding

You can book a horseback ride at one of the many stables along Hamilton Pool road.


Reimers Ranch is an excellent place to put in! We’ve also seen people drop in at Hammett’s Crossing with a little bit of planni...Read more


Nearby Reimer's Ranch Park is an amazing climbing spot!


Swim at Hamilton Pool, or at Reimers Ranch in the Pedernales River.

Wildlife watching

We share this land with a ton of animals! Frequently spotted: deer, fox, jackrabbits/cottontails, bobcats, coyotes, ringtail ca...Read more


Natural features you'll find at Primitive Hamilton Pool glamping in Texas.


Westcave Preserve is just a couple of miles away and offers guided cave and grotto tours.


The hill country is somewhat desert-like, lots of cacti on the property


Our tent is located deep in a juniper forest!


Multiple canyons to explore at nearby Reimers Ranch Park

River, stream, or creek

We are in close proximity to the Pedernales River - access at nearby Reimers Ranch, no reservations needed. Hamilton Pool is al...Read more

Swimming hole

Swim at nearby Hamilton Pool or in the Pedernales River at Reimers Ranch


Nearby waterfalls can be found in the Climber’s Canyon at Reimers Ranch, at Westcave Preserve, and at Hamilton Pool


Parking for the trailhead is at the end of our driveway :)


The vibe at Primitive Hamilton Pool glamping

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Hipcamper Maximiliano
Maximiliano N.
recommends this listing.
January 10th, 2021

Summer was great! Everything was clean and she was very responsive and welcoming! Would definitely go back!

Hipcamper Cindy

Great views and cozy beds

Cindy J.
recommends this listing.
January 20th, 2021

If you are looking for great views, privacy, a cozy bed and camping without the annoying set-up of a tent: you should stay here. My boyfriend and I stayed for one night and regretted not booking another night. The tent it built very well and has room for up to six guests. The queen size bed is super comfy and the hosts thought about every little detail you could need - they even have yoga mats available, in case you forgot yours :)
I highly recommend staying here and we will be returning for another stay sometime!

Views from the bedInside the tentViews from the porch
Hipcamper michael

Excellent service/amazing glamping

Michael L.
recommends this listing.
January 24th, 2021

Summer was amazingly helpful all throughout the process. The glamping aspect was excellent. More amenities than I anticipated and an amazing view from the deck. If you need to get away from the world but still have some creature comforts, this is the exact place to do it. Super close to a market store for anything you might need as well. It still feels like you are in a far away from civilization place though. I would recommend this camping option to anyone. Thank you for everything Summer!

Primitive Hamilton Pool glamping
Hipcamper Stephen

Perfect getaway under the stars!

Stephen S.
recommends this listing.
January 31st, 2021

This spot is absolutely amazing for a getaway. The views are amazing the space is as perfect as it can be. I am super grateful that Summer and her family opened thier property to me it was the best birthday i have had in a long time.

Hipcamper Molly
Molly M.
recommends this listing.
February 8th, 2021

Staying here was a beautiful experience! The location was very private with an incredible view of the hill country. We were able to see several stars at night and woke up to a stunning sunrise. The location is ideal and close to so many fun places for activities and also for food and drinks! Summer is a very accommodating hostess and her place is a dream. I definitely would recommend staying here and will be back in the future. Thanks Summer!

Hipcamper Matthew

Terrific tent

Matthew B.
recommends this listing.
February 28th, 2021

I chose to stay here because I wanted to camp, but had no room in my car for camping gear. It turned out to be a good choice. It's close to Reimers Ranch where I was heading, and was far more enjoyable than a hotel. I fell asleep to the sounds of owls hooting, and coyotes howling, and awoke to the sound of birds singing, and roosters crowing. In a hotel it would have been to the sound of other people stomping around in the room above mine, and cars driving outside. The tent is nice, the scenery is beautiful, and the little details were very much appreciated, like the snacks, wet wipes, and the head lamp. There was even a wagon for taking my things from my car, to the tent, and an umbrella in case it was raining. My only regret was not having more time to relax and explore the property. I would like to have found a souvenir fossil. Maybe next time. 🙂

Hipcamper Elizabeth

Beautiful and relaxing spot!

Elizabeth D.
recommends this listing.
February 28th, 2021

The stay here was soooooo so beautiful and relaxing. Summer truly had everything we needed and even was so kind to let us know that Hamilton pool had an open reservation during that specific weekend we’d be there to make our weekend even more enjoyable! The views are amazing and super recommend this to anyone looking for a relaxing getaway in nature.

Hipcamper Michael L.
recommends this listing.
January 24th, 2021
Summer M.’s Land
United States
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