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Yurts In California State Parks

Hannah
Published Sep 25, 2018

The reasons to visit California are as varied as the state’s dramatic landscapes. From hidden coves on wild beaches to dizzying peaks on craggy mountains, the state parks of California provide a breathtaking backdrop for a vacation filled with recreation and relaxation. There are a plethora of ways to enjoy the vivid scenery of the area, from peaceful jaunts to pristine beaches to adrenaline-pumping adventures along cliff faces. Windsurf on the powerful waves of the Pacific and explore luminous tide pools as you skim the sandy beaches of Leo Carrillo State Park. Kayak through tidal wetlands and salt marshes or mountain bike to the top of San Pedro Mountain for stunning panoramas of San Pablo Bay. From hiking to cascading, glacial waterfalls, to horseback riding through lush wildflower meadows, to rock climbing sheer mountain walls, there are so many ways to experience the breathtaking natural beauty of Yosemite National Park. No matter what activity interests you, the options for recreation are endless. Whether you’re headed to the beach, marshland, or mountains, these Airbnb yurts will surround you with stunning scenery! Read more about them below!

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Yurts near Leo Carrillo State Park

The coastal scenery of Leo Carrillo State Park is simply breathtaking. This state park near Malibu features a stunning stretch of shoreline with silken beaches and frothy waves that wash into hidden caves. Beachcombers will love to check out the tide pools that teem with anemones, crabs, and starfish, and there are plenty of trails that wind through the backcountry. Swimming, surfing, and windsurfing are also popular pursuits.

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1. Malibu yurt retreat on an organic farm (from USD 157)

This lovely retreat in Malibu is the perfect accommodation for a relaxing and unique getaway. Sumptuously furnished and filled with modern amenities, the yurt transforms camping into a glamorous affair. The yurt is equipped with Wi-Fi and electricity, and inside the space, guests will find a comfortable queen-sized bed tucked into a loft, a fully-equipped kitchen, a sunny living space, and a modern, en-suite bathroom. Up to four guests can share the space. Surrounded by organic vegetable gardens, the property overlooks the canyon and the ocean sparkles in the distance. Hiking trails on the property lead to Nicholas Canyon Park and Leo Carillo State Park, and there are many great beaches within walking distance.

Malibu Yurt Retreat On Organic Farm
Malibu, California, United States
621 reviews
Yurt 2 beds 4 guests 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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2. Cool Malibu yurt (from USD 128)

A warm and cozy property, this inviting guest yurt is a wonderful accommodation for four guests. The property is filled with modern amenities and cozy furnishings, and it is surrounded by fantastic hiking trails. Inside the spacious yurt are two sofa beds, a king-sized bed, and a dining set. Guests can use the bathroom inside the main house, and a full, complimentary breakfast is served in the house’s kitchen in the morning. The yurt is located in Malibu, and it is only a few minutes away from Leo Carrillo State Park.

Cool Malibu Yurt
Malibu, California, United States
44 reviews
Private room in yurt 3 beds 4 guests 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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Yurt near Tahoe State Recreation Area

Tahoe State Recreation Area is filled with fantastic recreation opportunities. From hiking around the historic dam to water sports on the cool waters of Lake Tahoe, this park is perfect for a laid-back getaway. With opportunities for biking, swimming, paddle boarding, and more, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

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5. Yurt in Tahoe Vista (from USD 85)

For a cozy stay, check into the cozy yurt nestled by the beaches of Lake Tahoe. Located in Tahoe Vista, this pleasant property has a friendly ambiance and offers accommodation for two guests. The property has a soft double bed, a futon, a sink, and access to the bathroom and kitchen in the owner’s nearby house. The yurt is within walking distance to the shore-side beaches, as well as Tahoe State Recreation Area and other mountain bike and hiking trails. There are also many restaurants and shops nearby.

Yurt in Tahoe Vista
Kings Beach/Tahoe Vista, Tahoe Vista, California, United States
152 reviews
Private room in yurt 2 beds 2 guests 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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Yurt near China Camp State Park

China Camp State Park brims with brilliant outdoor activities and fascinating history. The tidal mudflats along the shores of San Pablo Bay once attracted Chinese shrimp fishing camps, and today’s visitors can view the remaining historic buildings and kayak in the quiet bay. The park is also filled with beautiful meadows to hike through, cycling trails that lead to mountainside panoramas, and expansive salt marshes that entice unique wildlife to gather. There is also a replica Chinese junk boat on display in the summer.

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4. Eco hut beneath a beautiful tree (from USD 74)

A wonderful accommodation for couples or solo travelers, this splendid yurt is bright, warm, and cozy. The cheerful rental can accommodate two guests, and it has a queen-sized bed inside the airy yurt. The owner’s house is located nearby, and guests are welcome to use the bathroom and the kitchen in the main property. Located in San Rafael, this property is close to San Francisco and attractions like Muir Woods and the Golden Gate Bridge. China Camp State Park is only a short drive away.

Eco Hut Beneath Beautiful Tree
San Rafael, California, United States
58 reviews
Private room in yurt 1 bed 2 guests 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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Yurt near Yosemite National Park

Formerly a state park, Yosemite National Park is one of California’s most renowned attractions. This magnificent park is filled with breathtaking scenery of the grand Sierra Nevada Mountains, dramatic waterfalls, and vertical granite cliffs. There is so much to see and do and explore. Visit iconic natural landmarks like El Capitan and the towering sequoia trees, hike through the glacier-carved valley, or raft down the Merced River. Whatever your passion, exciting adventures await at Yosemite.

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5. Yurt at Yosemite Pines (from USD 89)

A warm and cheerful property, this inviting guest yurt is a wonderful accommodation for a vacation to Yosemite National Park. Ideal for families or small groups, the property is filled with cozy furnishings, and it is conveniently close to Yosemite Valley. There are three beds inside the yurt, as well as a countertop refrigerator, a microwave, and a coffee pot. The bathrooms are close by. The yurt is managed by Yosemite Pines RV Resort & Family Lodging and there are plenty of family-friendly attractions on the property, including a swimming pool, a bocce ball and volleyball court, a deli, and a petting zoo.

Yurt at Yosemite Pines
Groveland, California, United States
51 reviews
Yurt 3 beds 5 guests 0 bedrooms 0 bathrooms

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Scenic recreation and relaxation in California

This stunning state is filled with tons of beautiful landscapes to explore. From hiking to horseback riding, beachcombing to backpacking, there are plenty of outdoor adventures to try. No matter which state park is on your itinerary, these yurts are a fantastic accommodation choice. Start planning your Californian adventure today!

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Hannah is a freelance writer, list making aficionado, and world traveler currently based in the United States. She is an avid explorer, and believes in creating new experiences to put on her bucket...Read more

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