19 Epic Camp Wedding Venues In California

Planning a camp wedding in California? Why not! From stunning redwood forests to its world-renowned wine country and pristine sandy beaches, the Golden State is the perfect playground for your outdoor celebration year-round. So go ahead and pitch a tent up in the mountains, among the trees, or near the ocean. Mother Nature will set a glorious stage for your vows and you can dance the night away under the stars.



NORTHERN CALIFORNIA



The Pines Resort on Bass Lake

Bass Lake, CA

Fab Features: stunning ceremonies at the edge of Bass Lake's shimmering blue waters • receptions follow al fresco on the sprawling Gazebo Deck or indoors in the lovely Lakeview Room • full-service packages are generous and customizable, from an intimate microwedding to an Ultimate Wedding Package (which includes a Honeymoon Suite)

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Slide Ranch

Muir Beach, CA

Fab Features: breathtaking ceremonies on a grassy bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean • glamping and late-night celebrations on the adjoining campground • intimate, laid-back receptions in the Yurt, a circular canvas structure with a clear skylight, wooden floor, and wood-burning stove

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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The Sequoia

Ben Lomond, CA

Fab Features: serene redwood forest hideaway in the Santa Cruz Mountains • exchange vows amid soaring old-growth redwoods, then dine and dance beneath bistro lights in Pixie's Garden or in the stunning las Alas Lodge • overnight stays in rustic-chic cabins for up to 22 guests

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$
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Iron Horse Unlimited

Mount Shasta, CA

Fab Features: private equestrian ranch at the base of Mt. Shasta with stunning mountain and meadow views • the outdoor event area includes a large lawn, a “Saloon,” a huge dance floor, a fire pit, and more • lodging options include a 2-bedroom cottage, 9 campsites, and a nearby chalet that sleeps up to 14 guests

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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AutoCamp Yosemite

Midpines, CA

Fab Features: nestled at the gateway to Yosemite National Park • intimate celebrations in the 2-story Signature Clubhouse designed with a modern lounge interior and outdoor fire pits • luxury tents and custom airstreams with spa-inspired bathrooms

Catering: In-house, Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Bar 717 Ranch

Hyampom, CA

Fab Features: 450-acre working ranch surrounded by miles of hiking trails, sprawling forests, and sparkling swimming holes • ceremonies in the dramatic hillside Amphitheater or a verdant meadow, with al fresco receptions set among hand-built picnic tables, wooden pavilions, and lovely lawns • overnight accommodations for up to 30 guests indoors (plus camp-style outdoor lodging for up to 200!)

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Lassen Meadows Ranch

Chester, CA

Fab Features: 160-acre private getaway in the Northern Sierras with a lake, meadows and stunning mountain views • picturesque events move from sprawling green lawns to a barn and outdoor kitchen pavilion • a private cabin for the newlyweds, and plenty of space for guest camping beneath the stars

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Red Barn Ranch

Hopland, CA

Fab Features: 100 acres of rolling hills with centuries-old oak trees, a babbling creek, turtle pond, gardens, and small vineyard • the historic, namesake red barn has been beautifully refreshed without losing its rustic charm • your rental runs all weekend long, access to the grounds from Friday through Sunday

Catering: BYO
Price: $
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Shasta Weddings

Castella, CA

Fab Features: secluded mountain retreat with accommodations for 50 guests in unique cabins • no curfew thanks to no neighbors and no noise restrictions • activities range from hiking in the surrounding forest, swimming holes, and campfires

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$
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The Lost Marbles Ranch

Sierra Valley, CA

Fab Features: 20 acre ranch in the heart of the Sierra Valley • rustic celebrations in barn illuminated by cafe lights and salon chandeliers • camping available for up to 125 guests for no extra charge

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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The Ranch at Stoney Creek

Somerset, CA

Fab Features: this unique retreat— a Pony Express lodge-turned-miner's camp-turned-B&B— embraces the area's natural beauty and "true grit" • 67 acres of ancient oaks, creeks that run year-round, historic barns, and sprawling meadows, set against mossy boulders and the soaring mountains • overnight accommodations in the rustic 1915 lodge or in tents on the sprawling property

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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CENTRAL CALIFORNIA & CENTRAL COAST



Hartley Farms

San Miguel, California

Fab Features: 37-acre working farm, orchard, and gardens in rolling hills just 15 minutes from downtown Paso Robles • al fresco receptions on a sweeping lawn, with built-in dance floor, bandstand & bar • two homey cottages sleep up to 10, and 5 creekside campsites are available for the more adventurous!

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $$
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA



Knickerbocker Mansion

Big Bear Lake, CA

Fab Features: rustic mountain lodging nestled on a gorgeous, tree-lined 2.5-acre property in the heart of Big Bear Lake • charming outdoor event spaces include the stunning Courtyard (perfect for ceremonies) and the Mansion Patio, with its cozy fire pits and umbrellas • celebrate all weekend long with lodging for up to 33 guests and opportunities for activities both on-site and off

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

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Pali Mountain Weddings

Running Springs, CA

Fab Features: stunning 260-acre mountain getaway nestled among the lushly wooded slopes of the San Bernardino Mountains • endless activities like forest canopy ziplining and overnight lodging in cozy, bunk-style cabins • fresh, seasonal chef-prepared menus to fit every taste

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

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Camp Arnaz

Ojai Valley, CA

Fab Features: woodsy retreat tucked in the foothills of the picturesque Ojai Valley • host your event on acres of unspoiled countryside or in the rustic lodge with a fireplace • numerous overnight options including cabins, campsites, and even yurts!

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Reptacular Animals Ranch in the Forest

Sylmar, CA

Fab Features: ranch and zoo facility nestled in the Angeles Forest • dine and dance (and camp!) beneath the stars and stringed market lights • exotic animals available for photo ops and can even play a role in the festivities

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Holcomb Valley Ranch

Fawnskin, CA

Fab Features: wooded campground nestled in the San Bernardino National Forest • panoramic views blend western vistas with rugged historic texture • campsites available for a romantic couple’s getaway or a large-scale weekend wedding

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

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The Sundowner Ranch and Barn

Lucerne Valley, CA

Fab Features: this historic High Desert hideaway encompasses 160 unspoiled acres at the foot of the mountains • a remodeled barn retains vintage charm and boasts an event-friendly kitchen • spend the weekend in one of the cabins or camp under the stars--RV hookups available, too!

Catering: BYO
Price: $
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Joshua Tree Ranch Los Angeles

Lancaster, CA

Fab Features: laid-back, off-the-grid acreage where it's just you, nature, and up to 100 of your friends & fam • affordable packages range from BYO everything to luxury glamping • enjoy incredible starscapes & sunsets, joshua trees, high-desert foliage, and the nearby Antelope Poppy Reserve

Catering: BYO
Price: $
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