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***1 Mile from Joshua Tree Park, Climbers/Hikers Retreat!!!***

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Mile from West Park Entrance. Open floor concept living at its best!

Welcome to 'Our Climbers Cabin'!

Come in and open the 8' barn doors, grab a seat, relax and watch the sunset!

The cabin was built on 2.5 acres, approx 1 mile from the Western Gate to Joshua Tree National Park. It was built with a ton of good vibes and help from friends. It's a simple place, open concept with a large kitchen dinning area, a large bathroom and huge loft sleeping room. The kitchen offers a double sink, tons of counter space, hot pad, bar area, refrigerator and picnic table for wonderful group meals (feel free to move it outside as well). The cabin offer both heating and AC with a EUR style wall mount unit which is more than enough to keep the cabin very comfortable.There is Internet and Wifi as well as cell service at the property.

The upstairs offers a large loft for additional sleeping that can hold 6 folks without an issue. There is a queen Futon bed along with 6 sleeping pads for your use and a single futon bed down stairs. You will need to bring your own outdoor chairs, sleeping bags, pads, pillows and personal towels.

Depending on your preference and weather you can cook in, BBQ outside or restaurants are a couple miles away.

Pets: We love pets and have our own. Please remember that we share this wonderful area with other animals. Please show respect to the local wildlife and keep your dogs close at hand. Must be house broken

There is a large parking area and a small tack house with power that can also be used as a storage area for gear.

More Details

Property Manager
Shawn Sampson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Shawn Sampson

10 friends and climbing buddies tired of sleeping on the ground or in our cars for weeks on end decided to pool every penny we had back then and buy this property. That was over 21 years ago and we all still love our little slice of heaven. Now our families get to enjoy it as well. You will enjoy the vibe the minute you walk in!

Cheers, The Partners

Shawn Sampson purchased this cabin in 1997

Why Shawn Sampson chose Joshua Tree

Even back then, the Park was getting harder and harder to get a camping spot in, so we decided to build our own. Best part back then and still today, is a hot shower at the end of the day playing in the park!

What makes this cabin unique

On any given day there is something to do and see just out the door. Great hikes around the local mountains, a walk down the road checking out local artists or just hanging out watching the day go by. It really is that easy to relax... must be the water (which by the way is great right out of the tap!)

Guestbook comments from the manager

Hi Mr Sampson,

i had really great climbings,hikings,scramblings done , just felt in love with the place!

The cabin was even more awesome than my expectations, just perfectly located and felt just like home,

thanks to you for letting people staying in this nice place.

Im actually planning to go back climbing in Joshua with my partner in the beginning of january , 2 weeks

around 5 january to 19, i would have loved to rent the cabin again but it look like its all booked already frown emoticon

please let me know if there is any cancellation for those dates or if you have any suggestions for another

great place to rent.



Nov 2014
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Joshua Tree Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Large 3/4 with full shower. No tub
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 8
  • Large loft sleeps up to 8 with tons of personal room. A cool ladder with hand rail and trap door allows access to the loft sleeping area (children might need a helping hand the first few times up and down). The cabin offer both heating and AC with a Eur style wall mount unit which is more than enough to keep the cabin very comfortable. The property also offers easy RV parking with dump station and a tack shed which can be used for sleeping as well.
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility
  • botanical garden
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing


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***1 Mile from Joshua Tree Park, Climbers/Hikers Retreat!!!***
average rating of 4.821429 based on 29 reviews

Best place i ever rent!

  • 5 of 5

Rustic, laidback, perfectly located, full of love,life,joy! Thanks to the owners

for sharing this place.

Merci à la prochaine.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2014
  • Stayed: November 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Phil, I'm so happy you had a great trip. Sorry the cabin was rented again in Jan but we hope you come out and stay with us again!
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Joshua Tree, California

Authentic Joshua Tree retreat!

  • 4 of 5

Keeping in mind it is a rustic cabin, it was great with plenty of space and clean. Pretty nice diggs. Had a water heater issue and didn't realize which heater to use. Owner was on it asap!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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perfectly rustic

  • 5 of 5

Took my wife, parents and 2 year old son and we had a great time, beautiful scenery and great accommodations for the price. If your sense of adventure involves valets I would probably look elsewhere but if you like being in the quiet and the outdoors it's a great find. I would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the perfect review! Your comments bring smiles to the partners faces as this was our goal. Simple place, not to fancy but built with great vibes and love. Cheers, The Partners
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Unconventional but Spectacular!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, great views, and great energy. Open space for a group to get together and cook, play games, play music and have fun! The barn door style doors open to reveal a wonderful view of the surrounding mountains and desert. We built a bonfire, and some of us slept outside, while others closed the door and got nice and toasty. Hiking was also great. Its so close to the Joshua Tree National Park. We were very impressed with the concept of the cabin and the very unique style with which it was put together. We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Elaine- thank you for the review and fallow up! We feel the same and I'm happy you really enjoyed our place! Look forward to having you back! Cheers and Happy Holidays, Shawn
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Simple cabin!!! Close to Joshua Tree National Park!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin had plenty of amenities in the kitchenette and there was plenty of paper towels and toilet paper.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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simple and everything you need

  • 5 of 5

We will definitely come back again. Close to the park entrance, secluded enough where your view is peaceful. Consistent hot water which is great after a hike, and an overall simple well balanced environment. Remember to bring towels, sleeping bags & blankets and you are set. p.s. the big barn doors that open into nature is a key feature to feeling completely outdoors.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You hit it right on the head and why so many folks feel the same! Thank you for enjoying our cabin and the fallow up review :) Cheers, Shawn
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Palm Springs
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Joshua Tree Local Bars
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Joshua Tree
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Big Bear
Car: necessary

There are some great restaurants in the town of Joshua Tree 2 miles away as well and in the Yucca Valley which offers a much larger selection of food stores and is less than 8 miles away. The other fun place to visit is Pioneer Town which is about 15 miles from the cabin and of course Palm Springs.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 8.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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