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. I’m loving August in our family campground, and you are welcome to come visit.

Site#2

Bring your tent and nestle in the tall pines of Deep C

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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. I’m loving August in our family campground, and you are welcome to come visit.

Site#2

Bring your tent and nestle in the tall pines of Deep Creek canyon. Just a 7 minute walk slightly uphill (wheelbarrow provided, and I have a golf cart that can help) on a beautiful trail to the private campsite. Cook on your own stove, bring your own tent and bedding. Relax in the hammocks. Fall asleep listening to the nearby great horned owls, distant howls of coyotes, turkeys and night-hawks, and get an idea of simple pleasures of sleeping close to the earth ( no platform, just a bed of pine straw) in a beautiful pine and fir forest. We provide a private picnic table and two chairs. This site is bigger than site#1, and closer to the Far Out House. 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. 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
Moderate walk
No ADA access
Essentials
Toilet available
No campfires
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No kitchen
No wifi
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
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

We live on a gravel road, but we see bicycles go by often.

Hiking

We supply a trail map for the 10 acres we steward

Wildlife watching

Great Horned Owls have a nest nearby, turkey and deer traverse the property, we see occasional moose, and hear the crazy funny ...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Tent site #2/hammocks/picnic table in Washington.

Forest

You can wander the trails among tall pines and dense beautiful firs.

Mesa or canyon

We are in a sunny canyon.

River, stream, or creek

Deep Creek runs underground upstream and purifies the clear water that runs through the property.

Swimming hole

Shallow, kid friendly creek, spring-fed, with minnows.

Farm

We have chickens and fresh eggs!

Driveway

Parking is off-road and nearby. Wheelbarrows are available. A little donkey is in the imagination. 🐴

The vibe at Tent site #2/hammocks/picnic table

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Hipcamper Tarl

Fun experience!

Tarl C.
recommends this listing.
July 15th, 2019

Very cool! Bring mosquito net/s for the tipi, or use blankets to cover up and everything after that is awesome!

Hipcamper Jane
Response from Jane, the Host, on May 24th, 2020

Due to The Virus, the tipi has been removed, as it’s too difficult to sanitize between guests. However, the site is available for tent camping. All the amenities remain, and a map to the rest of the property is available.

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Hipcamper Erik

Far out! in style

Erik B.
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July 7th, 2019

Jane and John have meticulously created a wonderful, private retreat space to enjoy the outdoors with just the right amount of comforts. Pamper yourself in solar heated running water, private shower, sink and composting toilet at the Far Outhouse very near by. Use the fire pit, stocked with the essentials, picnic table and chairs with readily available hose and spray nozzle to safely bask in the glow and warmth of a wood fire. The total privacy is well planned. The Tipi, up on the hill, is a short walk from the other sites but you won't see their camps. Set next to the twisted old growth pine tree, built from natural materials and well constructed, the Tipi feels authentic in every way. Inside, you have the comforts of "wall-to-wall" carpeting over a bed of soft pine needles with native wool blankets for a comfortable place to lay down. Soft candles, fresh water and cups await on a small wooden night stand when your ready to meditate, relax or drift to sleep to the sounds of the forest.

Tent site #2/hammocks/picnic table
Hipcamper Jane
Response from Jane, the Host, on May 24th, 2020

Due to The Virus, the tipi has been removed, as it’s too difficult to sanitize between guests. However, the site is available for tent camping. All the amenities remain, and a map to the rest of the property is available.

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Hipcamper Christopher S

Magic, fairy, times

Christopher S O.
recommends this listing.
August 3rd, 2019

this place is great. a lot of things to do. fun for my kids and me.

Hipcamper Hannah
Hannah B.
recommends this listing.
September 2nd, 2019

Quiet and peaceful stay, would recommend to anyone, Jane was very kind and wonderful. Tipi was very cool and cozy to sleep in, would definitely go again!

Hipcamper Brian
Brian L.
recommends this listing.
October 4th, 2019

Staying at Jane's was such a magical and special experience, highly recommended. Jane was very easy going and helpful as we ended up staying an extra night in the tent camping spot. The land is beautiful and her and her partner have done an incredible job making it feeling welcoming yet undisturbed. If you're in the area (or not) I would recommend a stay at GAEA.

Hipcamper Scott
Scott L.
recommends this listing.
July 7th, 2020

I had a great stay here with my family! Jane and John have really made a remarkable place to enjoy nature.

Hipcamper Ted
Ted O.
recommends this listing.
July 7th, 2020

We had a perfectly lovely stay at Gaea. It’s a peaceful and tranquil place with many thoughtful touches. Jane was an excellent communicator prior to our stay and greeted us warmly upon arrival. She had a golf cart to transport our gear up the short path to the tent site. There’s a hose with fresh water, a clean picnic table, hammocks and a lovely fire ring with little starters. There is even a washroom with a sink, compost toilet and solar shower. It was exceptionally clean. Thank you for a memorable stay! We hope to return someday.

Hipcamper Jane
Response from Jane, the Host, on July 28th, 2020

Ted, you all are welcome back anytime. And Stanley was so well behaved, he can come back, too. Thanks for leaving the site spotless.

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Hipcamper Dalia

Just magical

Dalia M.
recommends this listing.
July 13th, 2020

This place was wonderful, and full of magical experiences. Jane let us in her property and showed us around all of the hidden gems there. She helped us with our stuff with her golf cart and was incredibly sweet. She even gave my son 2 fresh eggs from her chicken coop! We recommend this place 💯

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Hipcamper Jane
Response from Jane, the Host, on July 28th, 2020

It was a pleasure to meet and host this family. Little “ Dude” is a joyful burst of high energy, and the Moms were enthusiastic newbie campers. Good people!

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Hipcamper Colin
Colin L.
recommends this listing.
July 21st, 2020

I had a perfect stay at this canyon paradise. The secluded campsite provided a comfortable and relaxing home, and the rest of the property is filled with fun surprises like the fairy garden. A number of other reviews used the word "magical", and it is appropriate; Jane and John have created a very special place that seemed to provide exactly what this visitor needed.
The site manages a wonderful blend of isolation in nature with the convenience of a fresh water source and the Far Out House (and its warm solar shower, a fantastic treat in the afternoon). Jane is a great communicator and host who even provided helpful information and advice about the area after learning about some of my interests. I highly recommend staying here, and I just wish I could have stayed longer!
Oh, and you simply must walk the Labyrinth!

Hipcamper Jane
Response from Jane, the Host, on July 28th, 2020

I can’t say enough good things about Colin. He is thoughtful, respectful, a great conversationalist, and a conscientious camper. Anyone would be lucky to have this young gentleman as a guest.

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Awards

Best of 2018 Washington
Finalist
Property
GAEA
State
Washington
Country
United States
$45/night
1 Site
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