15 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: $ • $$

Bar SZ Ranch

Paicines, California

Fab Features: Packages ranging from day-of to deluxe wedding weekends offer scenic ceremony lawns, outdoor receptions with firepits and string lights, the fun Doc's Bar and even an Event Barn • The beautiful Ranch House and Log Cabin can sleep up to 26 guests, and the Camping Meadow has ample room for glamping tents and RVs • event enhancements include animal experiences, horseback riding, archery and more!

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Slide Ranch

Muir Beach, California

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: $ • $$

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: $ • $$

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: $ • $$

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: $ • $$

Shasta Weddings

Castella, California

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: $$

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: $ • $$

AutoCamp Russian River

Guerneville, CA

Fab Features: exchange vows in a shady redwood grove • rustic-luxury lodgings in upscale Airstreams, glamping Tents, and accessible Suites • full venue buyouts include exclusive use of the airy, mid-century modern Clubhouse and the main lawn and fire pit (perfect for late night s'mores!)

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

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: $ • $$


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: $$ • $$$


SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA



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: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

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: $ • $$

AutoCamp Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree, CA

Fab Features: iconic "AutoCamp" exquisitely modernized with luxury Airstreams and cool X-Suites • exchange vows in the heart of the picturesque desert just outside Joshua Tree National Park • play all weekend long, lounging fireside in the mid-century modern Quonset Hut Clubhouse, taking a dip in the plunge pool, or enjoying the nearby landscape on complimentary bikes

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$

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: $

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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