Hipcamp host Dave C.,
Hosted by

Our Gothic Pod is based on the ancient Gothic Arch design. It features:

Queen Size Bed

Mini-Fridge

Microwave

Air Conditioning

Heat

Free WiFi

USB Ports

Fire Ring

And access to our 80 acre wooded camping area with multiple fire rings, a clay pizza oven, trails, creek access and more!

Notice! This Pod h

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Our Gothic Pod is based on the ancient Gothic Arch design. It features:

Queen Size Bed

Mini-Fridge

Microwave

Air Conditioning

Heat

Free WiFi

USB Ports

Fire Ring

And access to our 80 acre wooded camping area with multiple fire rings, a clay pizza oven, trails, creek access and more!

Notice! This Pod has a ceiling height of 6' 2". If you are tall, consider our Gothic Pod 2 which has a higher ceiling. Thanks!

Lodging provided
Cabin
1 site
Up to 2 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Amenities
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
No potable water
No showers
Have a question? Send Dave a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Fishing

River at camp. Lake a short ride or long walk away.

Hiking

80 acres around camp adjoining 12,000 public ground at Tuttle Creek lake.

Paddling

Creeks and rivers at camp. Slow to moderate flowing water.

Off-roading (OHV)

310 acre state maintained ORV parks 2 miles from camp. Open to the public at no charge. Tuttle Creek Lake

Wildlife watching

Coon, possum, squirrel, cottontail, white tail deer, elk, coyote, bobcat, a wide variety of birds including an active (in sprin...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at The Gothic Pod in Kansas.

Forest
Lake
Field
River, stream, or...
Driveway

Places to see near Blackthorn Retreat

28 Reviews

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Hipcamper Alexander
Alexander W.
recommends this listing.
September 6th, 2021

Great hidden gem a few hours outside of KC! As long as you bring enough bug spray, you’ll love this place.

Hipcamper Amy

Cozy forest pods

Amy S.
recommends this listing.
August 18th, 2021

Great experience. Host and dog Echo were great!

Hipcamper Jacqueline
Jacqueline B.
recommends this listing.
August 3rd, 2021

This place is AWESOME. so bummed we were only there for one night. Will definitely be coming back to stay longer - it was gorgeous and we loved having a furry friend!

Hipcamper Amy
Amy T.
recommends this listing.
July 4th, 2021

This was a wonderful place to get away for a weekend if you want to camp without a tent. Clean and comfortable, the pod had everything I needed..

Hipcamper Rebecca

A stay in an area we've never been

Rebecca J.
recommends this listing.
June 27th, 2021

Our entire stay was enjoyable. We met Dave and his family, walked along the grounds, had a campfire, and stayed in a comfortable yurt (comfy bed, A/C). We asked about places around and Dave's suggestions were top-notch. We will definitely be back here for a camping stay.

Hipcamper Emily

Nice little cabin, great host

Emily B.
recommends this listing.
June 26th, 2021

Great site, great stay!

Hipcamper Craig
Craig K.
recommends this listing.
June 7th, 2021

This is a great spot that is out of the way with lots to explore. It's close to Manhattan if you want to have a nice dinner in town, there are parks near by with great biking trails, and the pizza oven worked terrific. The Gothic Pods are an excellent option for a quick and simple one or two night say. Next time we go though, we plan on staying longer and finding a place to put up our tent!

Hipcamper Sarah

Great woodsy fun

Sarah S.
recommends this listing.
May 30th, 2021

It was awesome I’m going in to come again and bring more people

Hipcamper Alejandro

Go gothic!

Alejandro S.
recommends this listing.
November 30th, 2020

Super interesting lodging with wonderful grounds to boot. Loved the animals onsite. I didn’t get a chance to use the pizza oven but perhaps next time. The only upgrade I can imagine would be an updated mattress other than that my stay was amazing!

Property
Blackthorn Retreat
State
Kansas
Country
United States
$65/night
1 Site

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