Lancaster, CA

Joshua Tree Ranch Los Angeles

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Joshua trees 50 miles closer to LA than the Joshua Tree National Park!

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Winter Ready
This is a Tentrr Backcountry Site
This site has been selected by our team and set up with the standard Tentrr kit.
This site is located within a state park and includes the standard Tentrr kit. Please see Site Guidelines below for more details.
Partner sites are privately owned sites that may have modern amenities located on the property.
Backcountry sites let you enjoy traditional camping on private land. You need to bring your own tent and supplies.
Site Highlights
Parking On-Site
5 campers
Check in: 14:00
Check out: 13:30
Pet friendly
Rain Guarantee available
Fire ban in effect
Overview

This is 2.5 acres of protected Joshua Tree lands in the Antelope Valley north of LA, between the snowy Tehachapi Mountains, and the rolling green foothills of the also-snowy San Gabriel Mountains. My first time out there I saw BOTH ENDS of a rainbow in front of the snowy Tehachapis!! Super dark skies, and a million stars at night. It feels like the wild west out here. Think long dirt roads, tumbleweeds, bones, and maybe some old bullet shells (there's no shooting allowed on the property anymore). The property itself is along a "road" called Avenue C, but I'd be shocked if you encountered anyone driving along there. Except possibly another group of campers. This land used to be the domain of the Ketanemuk tribe, which I think means People From The East. In the summer they would go up and hunt and get pine nuts in the Tehachapi Mountains, and acorns from the oak trees in the San Gabriels. About a 20 minute drive from the town of Neenach (pronounced Nee-nack), where there's a general store and a cafe. They make a great breakfast burrito. A few minutes from the State Poppy Reserve, which blooms in the spring with miles of California poppies. If you have a larger group or event in mind, get in touch! We can figure out how to accommodate you.

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Site Guidelines

The only rules are: don't hurt the joshua trees, and don't start any wildfires. That's it! Do whatever else you want! Let it all hang out and live your best desert life.

Levi
CampKeeper
For about the last 8 years, I've spent all my spare time outside. Backpacking, dayhikes, trail races, and a bit of cycling sprinkled in too. Thrilled to contribute to the broader outdoor community with my land!
Location
pin location image Near Lancaster, CA
Site Rules
Respect the land and tent as you would your own.
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Respect & Safety
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The Unity Blaze is a symbol that promotes unity in the outdoors and reiterates our commitment to “Treat Everyone, Everywhere, Equally.”
Don't carve your name into anything, or cut down trees. In general, treat the property and all the animals with the utmost respect.
The minimum cleaning fee is $50 and will be charged for leaving a campsite a mess.
Cancellation

Plans change, Mother Nature may not cooperate. We get it.
Choose from different cancellation options at checkout, based on what works best for you and your trip planning.

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