Hipcamp host Robin G.,
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Campsites are a first come process with a total of 4 designated areas.  Open field and forested campsites. Sites are unimproved mowed areas.  Fires only in designated locations and extinguished before leaving.

Campsite area
Tent sites
2 sites
Up to 5 guests per site
Short walk
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
No kitchen
No wifi
Remove your rubbish
Have a question? Send Robin a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


On gravel country roads


Wide cut trails as well as rustic small trails

Wildlife watching

Birds, deer and more, natural sanctuary


Natural features you'll find at Ruffing-it Campsite in Kansas.




30 acres of native prairie grasses

River, stream, or creek

Eight Mile Creek level changes with rain and wanders through the property


Organic farming

Places to see near The Light Center

14 Reviews

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Hipcamper Arthur

Sweet sweet dog

Arthur A.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
October 30th, 2021

I was in-n-out but very appreciative of their flexibility with my late arrival time. Very sweet farm set up with clear directions on how to get there. Wish I could have spent more time.
Such a handsome German shepherd.

Hipcamper Robin
Response from Robin, the Host, on November 1st, 2021

Thanks Arthur, you would be most welcome!

Remove vote :(
Hipcamper Travis
Travis L.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
April 13th, 2021

Beautiful land, beautiful people! Look forward to coming back!

Hipcamper Jackson
Jackson V.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
January 21st, 2021


Hipcamper Matt
Matt M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
October 13th, 2020

Fantastic place to get your camping fix! The grounds were very well maintained and the hosts were so friendly! I will gladly camp here again.

Hipcamper Connie

So relaxing and perfect

Connie B.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
October 4th, 2020

The Light Center was fantastic. What a lovely place to stay. The space was perfect. The goats were adorable. Beware the friendly dog and cat. 😆

Hipcamper Emily
Emily L.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
September 30th, 2020

Robin was very friendly and accommodating.

Hipcamper Katherine
Katherine L.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
September 4th, 2020

A beautiful space and welcoming host. Would have loved to stay and explore a bit more.

Hipcamper justin

Nice spot in kansas

Justin A.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
July 11th, 2020

The Light Center is a beautiful property tucked amongst farmland between Kansas City and Wichita. I camped there for one night during a very humid spell and was relieved at how comfortable it got at night. The nighttime sounds were fantastic + fireflies mixed with the stars as I sacked out. There is only one camp spot close to parking + water, and the others you have to hike into. Because of our current Covid-19 era, I was asked to utilize a Home Depot bucket-based composting toilet, if needed. I would recommend this spot for a nice overnight stay.

Hipcamper Benjamin

Great camp spot!

Benjamin L.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
June 22nd, 2020

The site was clean and convenient. Beautiful countryside. It was great. :-)


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