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simple private camp spot. there is a swimming hole with dock and ladder and a fishing hole with dock. there is a year round creek and some small islands that can be explored. fire pit, portapotty and propane grill are available. potable water and sewage dump is available at main residence but not at camp site. this is designed to be a family friendly area thats great for you

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simple private camp spot. there is a swimming hole with dock and ladder and a fishing hole with dock. there is a year round creek and some small islands that can be explored. fire pit, portapotty and propane grill are available. potable water and sewage dump is available at main residence but not at camp site. this is designed to be a family friendly area thats great for younger kids. area is also a pasture so cows and cow patties could be encountered and wild deer and turkey are around. a water release is required if you plan on swimming. if you have a larger family than 4 remember hipcamps policy is that younger children do not count towards the limit.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No showers
No wifi
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
Generators allowed
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Back-in site
Max length 45ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

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Hipcamper Christopher

Great experience!

Christopher B.
recommends this listing.
September 3rd, 2020

My girls and I had a great time and Brian and Melody made the experience one of the best. At one point Melody even took my girls for a tour of their massive garden (where they got to hand pick their own watermelon) and for a trip around the lake. We saw a family of wild turkeys and tons of frogs. My girls spent most of the evening trying to catch a few of them. On our way out they were sure to send us home with some farm fresh eggs! Thanks Brian and Melody

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Hipcamper Abby
Abby F.
recommends this listing.
September 8th, 2020

Brian was a great host!! It’s a big area that you and/or your family can adventure in. We ended up spending most days and time floating in the rustic swimming hole! There are a ton of frogs, and wildlife (saw wild turkeys and heard the coyotes every night). And the cows are awesome! They come and check you out, and wander the farm as well. If you don’t mind your kids and/or dogs getting dirty, they can spend a great amount of time wandering around the area (we didn’t mind at all). We also purchased a bag of fresh veggies and the tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, peppers...and more, were amazing!!! We will definitely camp here again!

Hipcamper Peter
Peter B.
recommends this listing.
September 14th, 2020

The Old Swimming Hole was a fun spot to camp. Nice not to have anyone else around, has some shade, nice views of the sunset and overall a funky piece of property. The swimming hole was also refreshing for a dip. Initially was a bit concerned with the farm smell when we arrived but go used to it pretty quickly and was totally fine. I think $50 per night is a bit steep compared to other comparable properties but the hosts were super nice and we enjoyed our stay there. They also let us hang out late into the day after the check out time since no one else was coming.

Hipcamper Troy & Tanya

Great people, great camping.

Troy & Tanya O.
recommends this listing.
September 21st, 2020

The old swimming hole is now our new favorite place to camp. Brian & Melody are awesome host's and we will definetly be going back.

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Hipcamper susan

Tentsite was next to a car junkyard

Susan S.
doesn't recommend this listing.
October 1st, 2020

Could be OK if it wasn't basically next to a car junkyard. Cow pies and neglected property

Hipcamper brian and melody
Response from brian and melody, the Host, on October 4th, 2020

there are no junk cars around the camp site, there is farm equipment and my great-grandfathers stuff and my grandfathers stuff in an adjoining area that is off limits to campers, yes you can see it if you chose too, but you do not camp near it. we were very clear that this is a working farm/ranch and that there were cow pies around and sometimes farm smells and noise. I am sorry that you feel the place is neglected, I do my best working full time off the farm and full time on the farm to get by, the cows well being is my priority not keeping the place pristine. I am sorry you chose to not take advantage of the 100 acres of nature area that was available to you. hopefully the rest of your trip will be more to your liking.

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wentz family farm
State
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Country
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$50/night
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