Hipcamp host Angela C.
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Backyard camping at its finest! Pitch your tent directly on the waterfront of Beach Pond next to our traditional wood-fired sauna. Hot water shower, beautiful outhouse with water and electricity, and free access to a canoe, kayaks and a paddle board to fully enjoy your time on the pond. This site is not private or secluded. It is literally our backyard which just happens to

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Backyard camping at its finest! Pitch your tent directly on the waterfront of Beach Pond next to our traditional wood-fired sauna. Hot water shower, beautiful outhouse with water and electricity, and free access to a canoe, kayaks and a paddle board to fully enjoy your time on the pond. This site is not private or secluded. It is literally our backyard which just happens to be on the lakefront. All amenities are shared with one other campsite, our two cabins and 3 RV sites. Please read through details and look at photos before booking to ensure your understanding of the site. 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
No kitchen
Have a question? Send Angela a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 15% off
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Paddling

We offer canoes and kayaks for paddling on Beach Pond.

Wind sports

Beach Pond access for your own wind craft

Climbing

There are a few local climbing spots in Pachaug National Forest.

Swimming

There is a beach area on the property that is shared by all guests.

Fall Fun

This is a great Hipcamp to experience the colors of fall—watch the leaves change and autumn come to life.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Snow sports
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Lakeside Forest with Sauna in Connecticut.

Beach

The property has a sandy beach area on Beach Pond.

Forest

Pachaug National Forest and Arcadia Management area are both within walking distance from the property.

Lake

375 Feet of lake frontage on Beach Pond which is a 322 acre freshwater spring fed lake.

Swimming hole

The vibe at Lakeside Forest with Sauna

Places to see near North Shore Woods on Beach Pond

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Hipcamper Atticus
Atticus R.
recommends this listing.
May 28th, 2018

Chris and Angela were amazing hosts. The site had everything we needed upon arrival and they even gave us information about the surrounding areas. The campsite is also right on the lake and next to a huge sauna which was a big plus . Not to mention they had kayaks and canoes they allowed us to use .

Lakeside Forest with SaunafoodLakeside Forest with SaunaThe dock at the campsite.
Hipcamper Melissa
Melissa M.
recommends this listing.
July 13th, 2018

Place was exactly what we wanted! Campsite right on the lake, fire pit, quiet (even though it was the 4th of July and there were a lot of boats going by it wasn't to loud at all!) The outhouse was clean and felt like a real bathroom, showers were clean and water was nice and hot! Our site was clean and had enough trees around to supply some good shade during the day and set up a tarp for protection from the rain. The lake is beautiful. Angela and Chris were absolutely amazing hosts! If you are looking to go camping with a touch of glamping this place is definitely the spot to go. Also there is a Walmart and a few other stores only about 20 minutes away which was very convenient! Our last day there we were shown around one of the cottages as well which we will definitely be looking into renting in the future.

Sunset on the lake (again, view from our site)Outhouse with running water.Enjoying the fireworks on the 4th from our siteOur site after we set up camp.
Hipcamper Henry
Henry B.
recommends this listing.
June 17th, 2018

Incredible place with extremely friendly and accommodating hosts. My wife and I stayed for two nights, swam, paddle boarded, and hit the sauna with a few cold plunges in between. We didn't want to leave and we will certainly be back.

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Hipcamper Laura
Laura R.
recommends this listing.
July 8th, 2018

Really loved this site! Hosts and property were wonderful. Definitely will visit again.

Hipcamper Jennifer
Jennifer L.
recommends this listing.
August 1st, 2018

Lovely spot right on the lake! Great hosts, clean toilet and shower, the sauna was amazing, and the lake was beautiful. We hope to visit again soon.

Hipcamper Javor
Javor I.
recommends this listing.
August 3rd, 2018

Amazing place, amazing hosts, quite and simply wonderful....will definitely go back!!!

Hipcamper Joey
Joey D.
recommends this listing.
September 16th, 2018

We had an amazing time at the campsite at North Shore Woods this weekend! Chris, Angela and their son, Jackson were great hosts. The campsite is right by a traditional wood fire sauna and it'a also right by the lake! Lots of activities, swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, canoeing, etc. There are also small "islands" on the lake that you can explore! The only thing we regret about was not booking enough nights. We are ready to go back to stay longer next time! Thank you so much!

Hipcamper Chris
Chris C.
recommends this listing.
September 10th, 2018

The spot was just right for what I was looking for, nice area, private but not remote. Great amenities and overall awesome atmosphere.

Angela was very friendly and helpful and I look forward to a return trip in the future.

Hipcamper Maryann
Maryann C.
recommends this listing.
September 24th, 2018

The site was absolutely gorgeous and we had an amazing time! We would highly recommend staying here. Angela and her family were extraordinarily accommodating and made us feel very welcome on their property. Absolutely zero complaints! The site was perfect, the lake was perfect, the sauna was perfect, the host was perfect! We even got to use all of their water sporting amenities like kayaks, canoes and a stand up paddle board! The site already felt well worth the price but adding in the additional water sporting activities made this trip and site even more spectacular. If you want to enjoy a beautiful lake alongside a loving family that accommodates and welcomes you, choose this site!

Property
North Shore Woods on Beach Pond
State
Connecticut
$50/night
1 Site

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