Pet-Friendly Tent Rental next to a Creek near Eldorado National Forest, California

Placerville, California (United States)

Pet-Friendly Tent Rental next to a Creek near Eldorado National Forest, California

1 unit
2 guest capacity
Shared Bathroom
Pets allowed
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Hosted by Laurie
  • Verified Host
  • Joined in 2018
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: Within 1 day
  • More than 20 bookings


  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Barbecue
This cozy, pet-friendly glamping tent is situated along Weber Creek in the foothills of Placerville, California, near El Dorado National Forest, and can accommodate two guests. Settled in a family-owned and intimate campground with only 15 other tents, this brand new 10x12 canvas tent is situated on a platform and features openings on both ends, mosquito netting, and a window peering out onto the creek.

Inside the tent, guests will find a double bed and a small table. Outside, guests will find plenty of additional space on the tent's platform, a private picnic table for dining, and a propane fire pit for ambiance. A single five-pound propane canister is provided with the site and additional are available for rent on site.

Glampers will have access to extremely clean and well-maintained bathrooms on site, shared with other campers. Bathroom facilities consist of showers with hot water, toilets, and sinks.


  • 1 Double bed
  • Water potable
  • Hot water potable
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Firewood
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Dining table
  • Mosquito net
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Coffeemaker
  • Tea kettle
  • Fire pit
  • Game room
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Ping-pong table
  • Games
Around the glamping site, guests will enjoy shared access to a variety of family-friendly facilities and amenities. At the site's lodge, guests will find a ping-pong table, a collection of games and game tables, a kitchen, a Keurig coffeemaker, a hot water kettle, indoor dining tables, covered outdoor picnic tables, and bathrooms with changing tables, diaper pails, flush toilets, and showers that are cleaned daily.

For outdoor recreation, the site provides guests with hiking trails, a basketball court, a volleyball court, a cornhole court, a playground with swing sets and a seesaw, and equipment for enjoying outdoor games on the site's meadow, such as a tug-a-war rope, gunny sacks, baseballs, gloves, and a soccer net. Between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day, part of Weber Creek is dammed so that guests can enjoy floating in it.

Other shared amenities include a cool room for bear-proof food storage, a campfire bowl with bench seating, and a barbecue area with propane grills, charcoal grills, and a cooking griddle.

Outside of the accommodation, guests will find a private propane fire pit, for which one complimentary five-gallon propane tank is provided. Additional tanks can be purchased for an extra fee.

Guest Services

This site can host weddings, reunions, corporate gatherings, and other special events. Interested guests should contact the host for more information.

Location + Surroundings

  • National Park
  • Forest
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • River, stream or creek
Nearby local services
  • Supermarket
  • Museums
  • Shopping
This accommodation is situated on a secluded, 86-acre glamping site in the southeastern outskirts of Placerville, California. Around the site, guests will find woodlands, a meadow, Weber Creek, hiking trails, volleyball and basketball courts, and a playground. Guests will be able to enjoy plenty of outdoor recreation, natural tranquility, and a family-friendly atmosphere on the site, while at the same time being close to a number of attractions, such as the South Fork American River, El Dorado National Forest, and the Desolation Wilderness. Further afield, about an hour to the northeast, guests will also find Lake Tahoe, which is surrounded by the 150-mile Tahoe Rim Trail.

Encompassing 63,960 acres of forest-covered mountainous terrain crisscrossed with numerous streams and dotted with about 150 alpine and sub-alpine lakes, the Desolation Wilderness can be accessed through 15 trailheads, such as the Wrights, Echo, Fallen Leaf, and Eagle Falls trailheads. While exploring the trails, guests may see some of the mule deer, black bears, coyotes, porcupines, badgers, bobcats, yellow-bellied marmots, Clark's nutcrackers, and mountain bluebirds that inhabit the wilderness.

The site is about 10 minutes from downtown Placerville, where guests will find a variety of charming shops, restaurants, eateries, small businesses, and special events such as the Third Saturday Art Walk and the Bell Tower Brewfest. Other highlights of El Dorado County include its more than 70 wineries and 2,000 acres of vineyards, some of which are part of the 50 ranches of Apple Hill, which also include Christmas tree farms, a spa, and a microbrewery.

Sacramento is about an hour to the west, where guests will find the nearest international airport.


  • Swimming
  • Hiking
  • Winter sports
  • Water sports
  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Fishing
  • Wine tasting
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Wildlife watching

From the glamping site, guests can enjoy hiking along the trails, swimming in Weber Creek, and playing volleyball and basketball on the courts. For more hiking, guests can head to the Desolation Wilderness, El Dorado National Forest, and the Tahoe Rim Trail, which can also be used for horseback riding and biking. While hiking in these areas, guests can also enjoy many opportunities for wildlife viewing and birdwatching, with species such as mule deer, black bears, coyotes, porcupines, badgers, bobcats, yellow-bellied marmots, Clark's nutcrackers, and mountain bluebirds to spot.

Guests interested in horseback riding can go on guided rides through Camp Richardson Corral, Cascade Stables, and Paradise Ranch Equestrian Center. For whitewater river rafting, kayaking, and canoeing, guests can head down the South Fork American River, with rentals, tours, and lessons available through more than two dozen local outfitters. Fishing can be enjoyed right on Weber Creek or the many streams that crisscross Dorado National Forest and the Desolation Wilderness.

In the winter, guests will find trails for cross-country skiing right in the surrounding El Dorado County, with more trails for both cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to be found around Lake Tahoe and Hope Valley. For downhill skiing and snowboarding, guests can visit Heavenly Mountain Resort, Sierra-at-Tahoe, and Kirkwood Mountain Resort.

For wine tasting, guests can visit the many wineries that dot El Dorado County, some of which can be found among the ranches of Apple Hill. For shopping and dining, guests will find a variety of shops, restaurants, eateries right in downtown Placerville, where they can also attend special events such as the Third Saturday Art Walk and the Bell Tower Brewfest.

In addition, El Dorado County was one of the epicenters of the Gold Rush, and its historical connections to the era are retained and can still be experienced today at attractions such as Marshall Gold Discovery Historic Park, Gold Discovery Museum and Visitor Center, and Gold Bug Park.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: From 04:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • Events allowed
  • Some spaces are shared

Accessibility & Safety

  • Wheelchair accessible

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Thirty: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 30 days before check-in.

Additional Information

Dogs are permitted with an additional fee and provided that they stay on leash while at the site.

Smoking is not permitted at the site due to wildfire risks.

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