Hipcamp host Eric  Z.,
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Ever dream of secluded camping by yourself, your family or group? Pitch a tent or bring your small camper for River Bluff seclusion within 8 miles of Rochester, Minnesota. Fire pit and picnic table provided. Bring your kayaks and swim trunks for your own secluded nature preserved fun! The entire site is yours alone!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers
1 site
Up to 10 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Camping vehicle details
Generators allowed
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Pull-through site
Max length 24ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: flat
Have a question? Send Eric a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 1PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Bluff Hollow in Minnesota.

River, stream, or...
Swimming hole

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Hipcamper Melissa

Serene, secluded & just phenomenal

Melissa H.
recommends this listing.
October 31st, 2021

If you want a secluded, serene place to stay, this is it! This is exactly what we needed! Wow! The landscape all around us, was just incredible and the sound of the river flowing by, right next to our tent, was the cherry on the cake. There are some awesome trees, to put up the hammock. We didn’t want our stay to end. We will definitely be back!! We can’t recommend this place enough. Get that bundle of wood! It’s well worth it, for the huge pile you get. Thank you, Eric!!!
(I’d highly recommend bringing a truck if you wanna camp down below, BUT my Toyota Camry, was just fine, with the dry conditions.)

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Hipcamper Cole

5 stars

Cole S.
recommends this listing.
October 24th, 2021

Great location. multiple location options to set up camp. Beautiful bluff and river. Near Rochester if you need something. Host responsive and helpful. Would highly recommend and want to come back!

Hipcamper Adam
Adam P.
recommends this listing.
October 18th, 2021

Great stay, beautiful land, with tons of privacy. We have two dogs and it was so great to let them off leash and roam while we stretched out, read, and enjoyed the area. Hosts are great, awesome communication.

Hipcamper Crista
Crista B.
recommends this listing.
October 10th, 2021

Absolutely beautiful location to unplug. very secluded campsite with tons of room to spread out and explore. We camped at the lower site and absolutely loved the sound of the river falling asleep.

Hipcamper Patty
Patty N.
recommends this listing.
September 26th, 2021

Beautiful private wooded area. The dogs can run around. So relaxing to connect with nature!

Hipcamper Jordan
Jordan R.
recommends this listing.
September 21st, 2021

This was my second time staying at Eric’s place, and it was just as awesome as the first time. If you’re looking for peace and quiet not too far away from the cities, then this is the spot for you. Don’t think twice, book it now.

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Hipcamper Eric
Response from Eric , the Host, on September 21st, 2021

Thanks Jordan! We appreciate great campers like you guys! Eric

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Hipcamper Becky


Becky H.
recommends this listing.
September 17th, 2021

My first experience with Hipcamp and not my last after 2 beautiful days at Bluff Hollow exceeding all of my expectations . The camp host is very kind and took time to show me around and make sure I had everything I needed . Very well maintained , clean with several trails leading to beautiful scenery , looking forward to going again

Hipcamper Eric
Response from Eric , the Host, on September 21st, 2021

Thank you Becky! We enjoyed sharing our property with you! See you next time! Eric

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Hipcamper Toby N Summer
Toby N Summer D.
recommends this listing.
September 15th, 2021

Excellent escape from the city! We love this place because it’s beautiful and private. Eric is an excellent host who’s great at communicating and really makes us feel welcome. We had 2 campers (4 adults, 3 dogs) at the upper campground with plenty of space. We spent days down by the river fishing and swimming and explored the property thoroughly. Every inch of this place is beautiful, pictures do not do it justice. And the best part, we didn’t see any other people during our 5 night stay. We came home recharged and happy. Try this place out, you won’t regret it.

Campfires with nature’s soundtrack. Frogs crickets and owls. Happy campers A generator and a hotspot for the first Vikings game of the season.  They lost. Sometimes the best view is up
Hipcamper Eric
Response from Eric , the Host, on September 17th, 2021

Amazing pictures! Thank you guys!! Eric with Bluff Hollow

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

Beautiful site, right on the Root River facing a beautiful bluff. Ample space to spread out, walk, explore. Our family loved it!


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