Hipcamp host Lori M.
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Come alone or with your whole family and gain experience building a home using a very old method of earthen construction; cob. For only 3 hours a day, 90% of your camping fees will be reimbursed prior to your departure. Breakfast will be provided/included daily and will consist of free-range, 100% organic eggs, fresh, chilled goats milk, and other seasonal vegetables, fruits or

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Come alone or with your whole family and gain experience building a home using a very old method of earthen construction; cob. For only 3 hours a day, 90% of your camping fees will be reimbursed prior to your departure. Breakfast will be provided/included daily and will consist of free-range, 100% organic eggs, fresh, chilled goats milk, and other seasonal vegetables, fruits or herbs obtained from our Space of Love. Upon request, we will give a casual guided walk along the mowed paths to locate herbs and trees that may be lightly harvested for your personal use.

Enjoy watching the shenanigans of our goats, dogs, cats and chickens as you work and play on our homestead. Children are warmly welcomed and catered to.

Our designated campsites will accommodate tents exclusively at this time and are enveloped in semi-wild young forest, on a patch of regularly cleared pasture-like turf. The evenings are filled with a loud orchestra of tree- frogs and crickets, as well as the occasional coyote calls, dog howls, owl songs, and my favorite; Chuck-Wills-Widow call. Up to 6 tents may be set up on this one patch of earth, but we will only book one group or party at a time.

Our area of Alabama, and our area of county, in particular, does harbor poison ivy, various snakes, raccoons, fox, armadillos, opossums, and other nocturnal wanderers. We have a total of 6 dogs that help us to feel guarded and somewhat secure regarding most things that might instigate uncomfortable encounters. It is not uncommon to hear the sound of a shotgun during the day or night coming from any one of our neighbors, in response to four-legged intruders. We - too, are able to run to the aid and defense of our homestead and guests.

You will be given a grill to use at your tent site or you may use one of the larger grills near our cabin. There is a fire pit both at your tent site, as well as near our cabin.

Your campsite is private, and somewhat secluded, though it is only 500 feet from our cabin.

A composting night "privy" will be set up for your convenience, and will be your responsibility to process as instructed. At other times of the day, a communal outhouse is the designated latrine.

The nearest hospital is 15 minutes away, as well as your most common commercial conveniences.

Campsite area
Bring your own vans, trailers, rv & motorhomes
No. of sites
2 bookable sites
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 10 people per site
Potable water available
Spigot, tap, hose, bottled water or jugs
Fires allowed
Firewood provided, fire ring, fire ring w/ gril...
Toilet available
Pit toilet
Pets allowed
On leash
No showers
Bins available
Trash bin
Picnic table available
No wifi
Have a question? Send Lori a message!
  • Check in: After 5AM
  • Check out: Before 3PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
    Forest
    Beach
    Cave
    Desert
    Hot spring
    Lake
    Redwoods
    River, stream or creek
    Swimming hole
    Waterfall
    Hiking
    Horseback riding
    Wildlife watching
    Biking
    Boating
    Fishing
    Paddling
    Wind sports
    OHV
    Climbing
    Snow sports
    Surfing
    Swimming
    Whitewater paddling

    Places to see near Cob House Homestead

    Tishomingo State Park
    Tishomingo State Park
    27 miles way Explore
    Tombigbee State Park
    Tombigbee State Park
    33 miles way Explore
    Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail
    Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail
    38 miles way Explore
    Tupelo National Battlefield
    Tupelo National Battlefield
    39 miles way Explore
    Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site
    Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield ...
    43 miles way Explore
    Bankhead National Forest
    Bankhead National Forest
    45 miles way Explore
    Trace State Park
    Trace State Park
    48 miles way Explore
    J.P. Coleman State Park
    J.P. Coleman State Park
    50 miles way Explore
    Joe Wheeler State Park
    Joe Wheeler State Park
    55 miles way Explore
    Lake Lowndes State Park
    Lake Lowndes State Park
    55 miles way Explore
    Pickwick Landing State Park
    Pickwick Landing State Park
    59 miles way Explore
    Natchez Trace Parkway
    Natchez Trace Parkway
    63 miles way Explore
    Lake Lurleen State Park
    Lake Lurleen State Park
    66 miles way Explore
    Big Hill Pond State Park
    Big Hill Pond State Park
    68 miles way Explore
    Rickwood Caverns State Park
    Rickwood Caverns State Park
    71 miles way Explore
    Wall Doxey State Park
    Wall Doxey State Park
    86 miles way Explore
    Chickasaw State Park
    Chickasaw State Park
    91 miles way Explore
    Legion State Park
    Legion State Park
    93 miles way Explore
    Monte Sano State Park
    Monte Sano State Park
    95 miles way Explore
    Clarkco State Park
    Clarkco State Park
    96 miles way Explore
    Oak Mountain State Park
    Oak Mountain State Park
    97 miles way Explore

    The vibe at Cob Workshop Camp/Work Trade

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    Property
    Cob House Homestead
    State
    Alabama
    $50/night
    2 Sites