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Tempest Ranch camp
98%
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115 reviews
· Beaver Dams, New York
40 acres
9 sites
1 Lodging
8 RV/Tent
40 secluded acres with 1850 feet of clear stream with a great swimming hole. Our fenced fields with sheds boarders 9100 acres Sugar Hill State Forest, hiking trails and a dirt seasonal road that connects to other dirt roads. We have a mature pine forest grove that you can pick a spot to camp, or walk our creek and find a cleared spot to tent or just sleep next to campfire.  We are have been here 20 years improving what was run down and continue to add a few pines and special private site for great memories! Our sites sit next to small pond with a stream close by which is nice to sit and relax in. Check out our horses pasture. Amenities at sites include: fire-ring and outhouse, water tank set up for quick shower! We have a pond to swim or float, paddle boat to use! We have Inner tubes to float with canoe also! This site borders sugar hill state Forrest! Twelve miles to Watkins glen
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Beaver Dams, New York, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Dwayne T.Joined in March 2020
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129 ratings · 115 reviews
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Trevor H.recommends
September 8, 2022
Tempest Ranch
Great trip, thanks!!!
We are newer to hip camp and this has been our most favorite place so far. Dwayne was awesome. Super friendly and very attentive to our needs. His dog Duke was really sweet and got along with our dog great, even though our dog usually doesn’t get along with other dogs. The site was clean and the porta potty on site was clean too. There is a convenience store within walking distance and also a bar with live music on some nights. We asked Dwayne to stoke the fire and he loaded us up and got it lit on the first night when it was a bit damp to light a fire.
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Sarah A.recommends
September 6, 2022
tipi by the stream
You MUST camp here!
Dwayne was an excellent host! He was very accommodating and has a wealth of knowledge about the area. The property was beautiful and so much fun to explore. I’ll definitely be returning to watch the leaves change. The tipi was a perfect escape. It came equipped with a fire and kept us warm and dry from the rain. We were able to cook some steaks :) on the fire which made for such a peaceful experience.
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Beth G.recommends
September 6, 2022
Tempest Ranch
Very sweet and comfortable place to camp. Dogs really enjoyed being right next to water, and we enjoyed setting up under the pines. Benches, tables, a fire ring and firewood set up and available for purchase made for an easy couple of nights for my friend and me who just wanted a convenient place to meet between our two homes. We walked into the adjacent state forest rather than exploring nearby sights. Not a very pretty or interesting hike on snowmobile trails. We also walked to the local watering hole for a cold beer and a hot meal one night. To me, being able to access some comforts without getting in the car is a big plus when car camping. No cell signal at the camp site. But wifi available at the nearby store. Dwayne Is a friendly and accommodating host. Definitely made sure we were comfortable and then left us alone. As it should be :)
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Megan T.recommends
September 6, 2022
Tempest Ranch
Dwayne was super helpful and informative! He has a beautiful property and has a few different sites to choose from when camping!
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Liza D.recommends
September 2, 2022
tipi by the stream
Loved Dwayne's place! It's very easy to find as it's just off a main road. It's a beautiful property on the edge of Sugar Hill State Forest and has access to a swimming hole and hiking trails. The tipi was great! I'd never stayed in one before. Lots of room and of course it was nice to be able to have a fire inside of it so it was nice and warm when i went to sleep. Next to the tipi he has a table, chairs, and another fire pit so you can hang out outside, and there's a clean outhouse. Dwayne is really nice and let me know about things to do in the area. I only stayed one night as I was just passing through town and had to get back on the road in the morning, but this is a place where I would love to have spent more time. Will definitely be back!
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Sharon S.recommends
August 28, 2022
tipi by the stream
Suki says Duke is a-ok!
Dwayne greeted us upon arrival and was an outstanding host from start to finish. He was incredibly attentive to our needs, while remaining completely non-intrusive. Dwayne’s property offered an incredibly tranquil vibe and ticked the boxes we were looking for in a Finger Lakes getaway. The night sky alone was well worth the price of admission alone imo. The night air was pleasantly filled by the sounds of the natural world… babbling brook, crickets, cicadas, peepers, wild turkey and the neighing of the gorgeous Geldings. Dwayne has certainly turned his property into a small slice of heaven and we are very enthusiastic at the thought of a return-trip to Tempast Ranch!
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