About Karen & CRR

Karen and Pup

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​Welcome to Cinnamon Rock Retreat! Experience the beauty of our self-sustainable homestead and take in the breathtaking landscape just outside the enchanting little town of Ramona California. At Cinnamon Rock Retreat (CRR) be prepared to embark on challenging hiking adventures and conquer our awe-inspiring chaparral-covered hillside. Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and immerse yourself in the serenity of nature. Indulge in simplicity and let go of the stresses of the 9-5 routine. No matter the time of day, you will be captivated by the stunning views of sprawling trees, wildflowers, and local chaparral, from glorious sunrises to calming sunsets. Here, you can truly connect with life’s natural rhythm and find gentle quietude and peacefulness that rejuvenates the mind and soul. Accommodations at our site are both diverse and exciting so make sure to look at all the options.

At Cinnamon Rock Retreat, we offer a variety of camping options to cater to a wide range of experiences. Find the right site for your getaway, whether you bring your own tent or camper, or choose from one of ours. We have “bring your own tent” sites, RV hookup sites and several belle tents. The belle tents come equipped with a cozy mattress, bedding, and additional furnishing for your enjoyment (please see each site description for specifics). We have something for everyone!

Prepare to be spoiled by our fantastic common kitchen, a haven for culinary creation. Equipped with a marvelous propane fire pit, large propane BBQ, stove burner, fridge, tables, chairs, dishes, and everything needed for you to whip up and enjoy a delightful homemade meal. So don’t forget to bring some food with you, or you can find what you need in nearby Ramona or Santa Ysabel. This kitchen space will undoubtedly ignite your gastronomic prowess. There is also a separate picnic table and BBQ at the Majestic Oak site for use if it is not booked. Additionally, we provide the luxury of private flushing toilets and refreshing showers to ensure your comfort never falters. We have 2 private showers and 2 open cold showers, and two private flushing worm composting toilets. Washer and Dryer are available for an additional fee, please notify the host if you are interested in this amenity. Environmentally safe detergents are provided or bring your own.

We are pet friendly! Well-behaved dogs are more than welcome to join the adventure. We kindly request that owners accompany their furry friends throughout their stay. We do have open kennels if your dog(s) need to be kept safe while you are away on an adventure.

Please keep in mind that our site is exclusively for adults, ensuring the safety of our cherished wild animals, captivating reptiles, and your children. Tarantulas, rattlesnakes, horned toad, cute tree frogs and coyotes live on the property. Plus there are resident Golden eagles, vultures and crows. To enhance your experience, we highly recommend equipping yourselves with walking sticks, ensuring your exploration is a breeze. Safety is paramount at CRR and for this reason wood burning fires are not permitted, as they pose a significant risk to the property and our beloved guests. Embrace the cozy warmth of our provided propane fire rings when seeking a comforting fire-side atmosphere. Please notify the host when booking your site if a propane fire pit is desired.

There are also an abundance of delights awaiting you near CRR If you are craving further exploration, within a short 20-minute drive you will discover many delightful tasting rooms that beckon your taste buds. Embark on an adventure through the nearby vineyards, sampling the finest of creations. Thrill-seekers will find solace on local hiking trails, with Mount Woodson and its famous Potato Chip Rock eager to be conquered. For those who appreciate history, the informative local museum in Ramona is a treasure trove revealing the secrets of the areas storied past.

Planning a special event? Look no further than Cinnamon Rock Retreat. Our stunning atmosphere is the perfect setting for weddings, anniversaries, family reunions, arts and crafts fairs, and more. Contact the host for more info.

Please message us for more information or to book your campsite or event today!

Warm regards,
The Cinnamon Rock Retreat

What our visitors are saying!

Karen was a great host. My friends and I had a great time with her, the RV is clean, it has all the amenities, and the place is private. Just the getaway we needed!



Amazing little glamping experience. we rented the camper van it was perfect for me and the hubby. Karen is such an amazing host and just an overall nice getaway to reset your mind and enjoy a night away from it all.



Had such an amazing time and much needed getaway this passed weekend. Thank you Karen, Ariel and Neho for the great hospitality and GOOD VIBES. Can’t wait for the next trip.



Front Entrance

Front Entrance