Tipis and Yurts

Discover the simple lifestyle of tipis and yurts, these marvels of engineering have been used for shelter for thousands of years.

Tipis and yurts are an earth-friendly, affordable shelter for a simpler lifestyle. A 20-foot-diameter yurt hugs the shore of Dorena Lake in northwest Oregon.
Photo courtesy Pacific Yurts
Tipis provide secure shelter during the cold winter months.
Photo courtesy Reese Tipis
A couple enjoys a fire outside their tipi in southeastern Colorado.
Photo courtesy Reese Tipis
Sunlight streams into the spacious interior of a 30-foot-diameter yurt in Oregon.
Photo courtesy Pacific Yurts
Diagram of a yurt structure.
Illustration courtesy Pacific Yurts

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