Camping near Hamilton with hiking

Canada’s ultimate blue-collar city, “The Hammer” has hundreds of waterfalls and more green space than you can imagine.

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River Rock Farm Campbellville

8 sites · RVs, Tents8 acres · Milton, ON
sadly A COMPLAINT HAS RESULTED IN CLOSURE OF OVERNIGHT CAMPING. INVESTIGATING THE POSSIBILITY OF FULL DAY USE ONLY. (905) 467-0166 Nestled conveniently between Toronto, Kitchener/Waterloo, and Hamilton on the Niagara Escarpment, visitors to River Rock Farm find joy and connection through nature and the wonders of 16 Mile Creek running through the property! The property is virtually bugless! Proud to have been voted runner up for Best Site in Canada 2023! There are 6 unique private campsites about an acre away from each other. All have picnic tables, seating, and a private firepit. #1 - Large site on the top of a hill, looking down onto 16 Mile Creek in a heavily forested setting and can accommodate an RV up to 25 feet. A rustic cabin upgrade with a bed can be purchased as well. #2 - Is one acre away in the opposite secluded corner of the same field and is very private. No Hydro line but you can borrow an ac/dc adapter to hook onto your car battery. Anything can also be charged in the barn outlet. #3 Is a very large wooded site right beside the river about a 4 minute walk down the hill from parking. No hydro. #4 - Front field on top of a hill directly overlooking 16 mile creek with hydro #5 - Back field corner. This is a large site with 2 fire pits beside a storage shelter. Hydro available. #6 - Front field Shelter site. On the side of an open field. No hydro line but an AC adapter is available free to use which can be connected to your car battery, or you can charge devices in the barn outlet. There is one shared outhouse and clean potable drinking water from a hose and frost free spigot. Reasonably priced firewood can be purchased on site and a free loaner badminton and croquet set, wheelbarrow and axe is available to borrow. On our property, you’ll find beautiful walking trails to enjoy throughout your stay and 16 Mile Creek that flows through the property where you can spend your days fishing and relaxing in the hammock. Kelso Lake back entrance for swimming is a 5 minute walk down the road. ATTRACTIONS near by: Hilton Falls is a 5 min. walk up the road, and Kelso Lavender Farm is directly across the road. Several Bruce Trail entrances for hiking are very close by. Rattlesnake Point conservation area and is a 5 minute drive south on Appleby with Rock climbing and scenic views and the legendary Crawford Lake is 10 minutes by car. Springridge Farm and Chudleighs Apple Farm are a 5 minute drive away. There are no farm animals currently - pictures posted by campers were from last year) Campbellville is a small quaint town a 5 minute drive from the farm with fantastic restaurants and a very good local grocery store. Check out all that is local and nearby at the following link: http://www.miltonweb.ca/community-services/tourist-attractions-tourism-in-and-around-milton.html Noise from a few reviews explained: Yes, the highway is close by. The range is anywhere from barely audible to very noticeable and it is generally dependent upon atmospheric conditions, Tree leaf coverage and wind direction on any given day. Quietest are sites are #3 and #4. Detailed information and arrival instructions are sent out 48 hours prior to arrival. Campers with dogs: I do have a very well behaved Shepherd who gets along with all dogs and is usually outside only when I am.
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Grindstone Creek Farm in Burlington

1 site · Lodging6 acres · Burlington, ON
We are a small working farm on six acres with horses, goats, pigs, chickens and ducks. Guests will enjoy staying in our cosy barn loft and wake up to the sights and sounds of the farm animals all around. Our farm is located in the greenbelt with nature preserves, the Bruce Trail, and excellent hiking and biking trails within walking distance. The perfect place to stay for nature enthusiasts visiting Burlington, Hamilton, Waterdown or Dundas which are all just minutes away.
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The Farm1

4 sites · RVs, Tents15 acres · Brant, ON
It was 1984 when John found his ‘diamond in the rough’, 20 acres with an orchard on the outskirts of Brantford. O.K., so the house was nothing to write home about but perfect for building a construction yard…no neighbors except for the family across the road that used their property to build log homes. By 1987 the old house was gone, a new one was being built and a shop for working on heavy equipment had been located about 200 ft. from Dr. the back door. It wasn’t until 1996 that things changed very much. Yes, the property around the house had benefitted from a wide array of trees and shrubs that John saved from the construction/demolition jobs he had done and that still thrive today but no big projects (except for equipment purchases) were ongoing. A chance meeting with the neighbor across the road one day resulted in the following dinner conversation, ‘How was your day’ I chirped. ‘Not bad, so-and-so didn’t come in; the truck broke down and I took it for repair; I bought the property across the road, and oh, yeah I’ll need a ride after dinner to pick up the truck’ was John’s casual reply. ‘What was that’? I pressed. ‘Yes, I need a ride after dinner to pick up the truck’ he repeated with a bit more volume. Of course like anyone, I had questions, ‘Do you want peas or corn with dinner’? ‘What time do you want to go to get the truck’? ‘The property across the road’, 10 acres, still has the 4 storey barn with its twin tiled silos which was built in 1914 and the big white house with wrap around porch that once was home to a Doctor and his family. Built so the Doctor could see his patients in the front with the family living in the back was very common in the day. Things remained relatively peaceful until 2000 when after studying alpacas for more than 6 years I bought our first three. Back in 2000 alpacas and llamas were not frequently seen on farms and because they could been seen from the road they received A LOT of attention. People driving by would stop and ask about them, ask if they could take a picture or two and that was when I would hear over and over again ‘You have a beautiful place here, I wish I/we could stay’. Well, if you want to visit and stay in the city it’s doable, we call it a hotel. But visiting a farm and staying well, that isn’t so easy. Each year we would see more and more families coming to ‘The Farm’ as they would call it. Some came to see the alpacas and horses, some came for a stroll and to check out the horse drawn milk and bread delivery wagons, some to have family birthday parties, others to have engagement/wedding/Christmas card pictures…and so many asked if there was any way they could spend a day or two. In 2021 during a conversation with a friend I mentioned we were in the process of gutting the 1100 sq. ft. space downstairs and turning it into an Airbnb! Right away she said, ‘I don’t know why you don’t have a Hipcamp? You’ve got that great area by the new barn that Hipcampers would love’! After a little investigation I found out what a Hipcamp was…and as they say, the rest is future.
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Glamping Tent in the Pine Forest

1 site · Lodging25 acres · Lynden, ON
We’re situated on 25 acres of forested land with trails around the property. Our canvas bell tent is tucked away in the pine forest and has a double bed, pull out futon couch and lots of battery/solar powered lighting. Get back to nature and unwind in front of a fire, lounge in the hammock or watch an outdoor movie ✨ 🏕 🪺 Our tent features, a comfy, double bed with mattress cover and pillows. The kitchen is stocked with pots pans, dishes, cups, cutlery, and everything else you need might need to make a home-cooked meal. Bring your stocked cooler, ice, linens and blankets, a flashlight and firewood, let us handle the rest! We allow pets in our tent. Look under EXTRAS to add the the fee and let us know who's coming!
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Hidden Peace

2 sites · RVs2 acres · Smithville, ON
Learn more about this land: Surrounded by mature trees, you'll be camping out back of the property of your hosts, Mark and Joanne. In a quiet and relaxed setting, you will be able to rest and unwind. Firepit and firewood are available. In the heart of Niagara, and in the heart of wine country, it's just minutes to various wineries and wine tours.  Niagara Falls is about 30 minutes away as well as various trails and parks. Balls Falls and the Bruce Trail are minutes away. Central to 3 small towns, Grimsby, Smithville, and Beamsville, you'll have many restaurants to choose from. Stop in and unwind! Traveling with others? We have more than one site. Hidden Peace is an RV only site, meaning for travel trailers (with attached towing vehicle), and motorhomes only. No cars and tenting.
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Kubasseks Water Front Retreat

6 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · Kitchener, ON
Situated on 100 acres of mainly forest. The property gives access to trails and water.It is like going North but minutes from KW Cambridge, Woodstock, Branford, and Guelph. We are only 1 hour from major centers like Toronto, London, and Hamilton. In the center of the universe but away from it all! There are 5 sites to choose from with the sites situated on a large pond.There are picnic tables on site C/W Free Bag of Firewood and fire pits at each SiteAdditional Firewood available Complimentary Dozen Farm Fresh Eggs provided.Paddle Boats and Kayaks available to use ,No Charge The sites are suitable for every type of camper, from tents to RVs up to 40 feet. Electric 15 amp; Water Hookups at each site included. Grocery stores are 15 minutes away for all your camping needs. Restaurants are available less than 5 minutes from the property.We look forward to hosting you!
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Husky Alpaca Ranch

1 site · RV, Tent94 acres · York, ON
Century farm, cropped fields, naturally filled pond. Some bushes at the back that are home to a wide variety of wildlife. Learn more about this land: Camp amongst open skies, perfect for star viewing at night. The semi-private site provides an open area to pitch your tent or set up your small camper. There is a pond on-site that has fish in it. You will hear the bullfrogs and cicadas in the evening. Wake up to the stunning sunrises and fall asleep to sunsets over the fields. Fires are permitted within local regulations. 4-wheel drive is recommended. There is cell reception in the area. There are opportunities to visit the alpacas and huskies up at the barn! The towns of Caledonia, Cayuga, and Binbrook are nearby for all your camping needs. Hiking, fishing, and kayaking (near to Grand River) opportunities in the area as well!
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Secluded Starry Nights

2 sites · RVs, Tents113 acres · Guelph, ON
Located in the hamlet of Mosborough on 113 acres, this is a working farm with open fields, an old orchard, and 27 acres of forest. We are a short drive to Guelph Lake, the Elora Gorge, Guelph to Goderich rail trail, and a 25-minute drive to St Jacob's farmers market. And a 1.4 km walk to a small country market and bakery. A great site for families that you can call home and plan day trips around the area, or hang out at the campsite. Firewood is available for purchase on-site. We have 3 campsites that are spread out on 4 acres of grass. 1 site is used for temporary summer trailers, 2 are for camping. Pets are welcome, but keep them on a leash. Please remember to remove all garbage and recycling from campsites, a compost bin is available on site by the garden. A portable toilet is available from June 1 to September 30. We look forward to hosting you!
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Hunter's Heavenly Haven

5 sites · Lodging, Tents11 acres · Dunnville, ON
This unique 11-acre country property is the perfect place to relax and enjoy nature at its best! Enjoy a Glamping experience in one of our cabins or camp amongst the evergreens. Sit by your own private campfire next to the beautiful pond and listen to the frogs croaking (bring earplugs), the birds chirping, and the trickling of the waterfall! Use the paddle boat in the pond or walk the property and trails to capture all of nature's wonders! Choose from 5 unique stays! The Tiny Cabin Retreat -has a Queen size bed, 2 chairs, fan, hydro, screen room and a fire pit The Quaint Cabin -has 1 Queen bed, a kitchenette, bbq, TV with Dvds, a screen room and a fire pit. The Gazebo- is on a tiny island with a Queen bed, seating inside, a fan, a light and a fire pit. The Little Blue Cabin- is a recent addition for 2024. This cabin features a queen size bed, kitchenette, with table, fridge, dishwashing station, firepit, and is closer to the washrooms. Hunter's Heavenly Haven camp - Nestled amongst the Pines is the Perfect spot for tent or car camping! The Town of Dunnville has great restaurants, shops, the Grand River and is a 15 min. drive to Lake Erie! We look forward to hosting you!
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Greener Pastures Eco Farm

4 sites · RVs, Tents75 acres · Woodstock, ON
Our farming adventure began in the Spring of 2015 on a 15 acre farm. In 2020 we moved to a 75-acre farm just outside of Woodstock, Ontario. Carl's childhood passion of animal husbandry was given a new purpose when our family made a conscious decision to change the way we related to our food. We began a family quest to eat locally and sustainably. As our little farm grew we developed relationships with our greater community and Greener Pastures was born! As our farming adventure continues, we are loving that each day brings new opportunities for learning. We invite you to join us as we continue to seek greener pastures! While here, be sure to visit the On-Farm Shoppe for fresh eggs, meats, and other great local products.
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Tiny House in the Big Woods

1 site · Lodging5 acres · Guelph/Eramosa, ON
Learn more about this land: Follow the dancing squirrels and singing birds to find this Tiny House in the Big Woods... a land where crickets sing as the sun goes down and chipmunks dance in the light of the moon. Where the summer night wind whispers gently through the trees and the stars glisten in the scented night skies. Next to the Tiny house is a meadow brimming with life; sweet apple blossoms, wild flowers, and honey bees to delight the senses. Quietly nestled near a spring fed pond brimming with fish, turtles, and frogs; this Tiny House is a welcome retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. With close proximity to Toronto, this is off-grid unplugged-relaxation at it's finest. The space is functional, very rustic, and a bit of a work in progress. There is a wood stove to keep the space somewhat warm in the cooler months, a 2 burner propane cook top stove and kitchen essentials. There's a BBQ and grill over the Fire Pit for your cooking needs. It is a 5-7 minute walk from the parking spot to get to the cabin. ABOUT THE SPACE: - camping essentials are provided - BBQ with propane - 5 gallons of drinking water will be provided - no running water/showers - your own private fire pit with grill - firewood is available - urine-diverting composting toilet - Coyotes live around here - Our family lives on the property, so there may be sounds of children playing   Nearby attractions include hiking and swimming at Rockwood Conservation area, Bellwood Lake, hiking along the Bruce Trail in Limehouse, mountain biking at Kelso Conservation area just 20 min drive away. Lovely walks and strolls at Scotsdale Farm.  Visit the quaint hamlet of Eden Mills. The possibilities are endless.
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Blue Saltbox Country Home and Camp

6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents3 acres · Pelham, ON
The Blue Saltbox Country Home and Camp is a unique and beautifully landscaped 2 1/2 acre property with private campsites in a friendly relaxing atmosphere. The property has a large children's play area, a flowing stream and two ponds. One pond is a Natural , organic swimming pond available for free to guests staying two nights or longer. Guests staying one night may have use of the pond for a small fee. See Host for details. Forested trails are a joy to explore and the gardens add serenity. Our property is sprayed regularly for mosquitos and ticks with an environmentaly friendly product. The property is surrounded by over 100 acres of trees and farmland. Directly across the road is a 50 acre Nature Park with walking trails. At the end of the road (approx 4 minute drive) there is a Public Park with a swimming pool and wading pool for small children. As well, a Grocery Store and Pharmacy with a small mall are 5 minutes drive away. Niagara Falls - a very popular Tourist Area is a 30 minute drive.
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