Hipcamp host Daniel T.
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Pitch your tent at the top of our property, with privacy all around. We are on 5 acres of land. We are close to miles of hiking on the recreation trails through the woods and along the river. Also down the road, visit the Forever Forest or build a fire with provided pit and relax beneath the trees. Tenting spot is about 500 feet from main house and a quick walk from where yo

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Pitch your tent at the top of our property, with privacy all around. We are on 5 acres of land. We are close to miles of hiking on the recreation trails through the woods and along the river. Also down the road, visit the Forever Forest or build a fire with provided pit and relax beneath the trees. Tenting spot is about 500 feet from main house and a quick walk from where you would park. Our yard borders the Roraback WMA, which is a state owned Wild Life Management area, open to the public for hiking, etc. 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Short walk
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
No toilet
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Bins available
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Have a question? Send Daniel a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 15% off
  • Response time: Within 24 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Whetstone Acres - Tent Site in Connecticut.

Forest
Prairie, meadow, ...
River, stream or ...
Wetlands

The vibe at Whetstone Acres - Tent Site

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Hipcamper Talia
Talia L.
recommends this listing.
May 28th, 2019

Daniel provided excellent directions, including a map of hiking trails accessible from the campsite. The site itself was very pretty, level, and well kept up. It was a ways back from the house, and tucked into some trees, so fairly secluded. I recommend the hike down to the river. I was on a birding trip, and saw some good birds (including a scarlet tanager) both on the property and in the woods. The posted signs made everything easy to find. Drinking water is available from an outdoor faucet, and there’s an outlet nearby for charging phones, etc.

River accessible via a short hike from the campsiteThe tent site
Hipcamper Daniel
Response from Daniel, the Host, on May 28th, 2019

We are glad you enjoyed our spot and the surrounding area. Come back anytime.

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Hipcamper Caitlin

Lyme positive ticks and black bears

Caitlin N.
doesn't recommend this listing.
June 13th, 2019

The property is nice and has a good home like feeling but there is Lyme positive ticks on the land. I was bitten by one and luckilly discovered it right away. I feel I need to share this and hopefully prevent anyone else from recieving what can be a detrimental disease with terrifying side effects that may not be caught as quickly as I was able to. Also upon leaving a black bear walked down the same path used to get up and down the site and was very aware of my presence. These are real dangers in the woods but not ones that I was prepared to encounter and threw me for quite a loop. There are also no bathrooms so be prepared to dig a hole or drive to the nearest gas station (about 10 mins.)The owners are nice enough but anyone coming here should be prepared for the natural occurances. This is a high Lyme positive (red zone) area in Connecticut surrounded by lots of woods.

Property
Whetstone Acres
State
Connecticut
$20/night
1 Site