Hipcamp host Joseph O.,
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The Hookup is a pond view campsite with the ability to hook up a small camper to water, waste and electric (van not included in hookup, you would bring your own vehicle). This area is an open area shared by other camped and is not as private as the other sites that are available. This site can also be used for a tent up to 4 people. The Hidden Chalet Campgrounds is only minu


The Hookup is a pond view campsite with the ability to hook up a small camper to water, waste and electric (van not included in hookup, you would bring your own vehicle). This area is an open area shared by other camped and is not as private as the other sites that are available. This site can also be used for a tent up to 4 people. The Hidden Chalet Campgrounds is only minutes away from ;downtown Roscoe where you can enjoy local shopping, a brewery and restaurants. There are many wonderful places to visit around the area, such as Dundas Castle, Roscoe O&W Railway Museum, Beaverkill Covered Bridge and lots more. While on campgrounds, grab your fishing rod and enjoy our stocked pond, sit by the ever flowing brook, build a campfire and take in the serenity of beautiful upstate NY.

Items to remember to bring: sheets/blankets/towels, trash bags, mosquito spray, sunscreen, matches, lantern/flashlight/batteries, toilet paper. (Some items may be available for purchase.)

RV only area
Vans and truck campers, trailers
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Pack it out
Camping vehicle details
Electrical hookup available
Water hookup available
Sewage hookup available
Have a question? Send Joseph a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

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Hipcamper Jonathan

Great place.

Jonathan W.
recommends this listing.
September 6th, 2021

What a neat place! The host Joe has put a tremendous amount of work and care into the place and it was lovely. Well maintained, facilities are super clean and very unique and thoughtful. Great bathrooms, Adirondack chairs and delicious spring water! Cute dog Roscoe adds to the allure!

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Hipcamper Andrea

Unique campground

Andrea L.
recommends this listing.
September 21st, 2020

Really nice campsite by a pond. We has a great time exploring the nearby area and hanging out by the fire. The stream is really nice to listen to. Joseph is a really thoughtful host. He puts a lot of care and thought into his campgrounds and it made the experience extra cool! Would definitely return! :)

Hipcamper Shannon
Shannon B.
recommends this listing.
September 6th, 2020

The property and host couldn’t be more welcoming. We are tent campers and used the hookup RV site which is not secluded,. The ability to have amenities of the bathroom, wash up sink, and commissary, and proximity to the river were great! This is a funky little spot and we look forward to staying in one of the other sites soon.

View of the river nearby
Hipcamper Ella

Amazing and comfortable

Ella F.
recommends this listing.
August 4th, 2020

It was my best camping trip ever. Host joseph is really nice and caring person..The campground was so cozy, quiet and comfortable and I felt like it was my second home, the pond view is really amazing. I stayed for two nights and I didn't feel like to leave. But I definitely will visit again. I would also recommend to my friends.

Hipcamper Julie


Julie J.
recommends this listing.
August 4th, 2020

The place was nice and clean. Joseph is very friendly and willing to help if you have any question. Sites are pretty private and safe. There’s also a shower which was unexpected. I’ve already recommended my friends so definitely check it out!

Hipcamper Megan

Delightful - inviting, sky-gazing

Megan A.
recommends this listing.
July 27th, 2020

My friends and I had the most delightful stay at Joe's Hipcamp. Joe is very welcoming, attentive, and hilarious - we had a few great laughs with him throughout our stay. I would highly, highly recommend this site for anyone wanting to explore the Catskills - it's based in Trout town USA (Roscoe), and is a quick, beautiful drive to nearby mountains.

The Hookup campsite, as noted in the description, is less private than the other sites at Hipcamp, but we pointed our tents inwards and it worked out really well! Once other guests arrived, we essentially had the whole front property to ourselves and the various chirping wildlife around. Also, the open space allowed for sky-gazing, which was very welcome for four people from the city.

The hookup has an outhouse, sink for dishes, and fire pit with a grate for cooking! It made for very comfortable, easy camping - some of our group are newer to the scene.

Hipcamper Loryfel
Loryfel N.
recommends this listing.
July 15th, 2020

Joseph has a wonderful place. He was a great host. Highly recommend the place.

Hipcamper Alison

A great first camping trip!

Alison M.
recommends this listing.
June 14th, 2020

My family had a great stay at Joseph’s campsite. He welcomed us with a tour of the grounds when we arrived. Our site “The Hook-Up” was located in between the owner’s home and a trout lake. We had a fire pit available to us that we used for extra warmth, and had a great time keeping the fire going and spending time together around the fire. Since we were adjacent to the trout lake, my kids were able to try to fish for the first time. When we arrived Joseph’s son was fishing and was so sweet to our 3 kids. He showed them how to fish and even set them up with a few rods to keep practicing fishing during our stay. By the end of the trip, my daughter (7 yrs. old) had caught her first rainbow trout!! She was over the moon with excitement :)

Joseph was super helpful throughout our stay, and we had an unforgettable first camping adventure with our three little ones. Thank you for such a memorable experience!!! We all loved it :)

My daughter caught her first fish!!The kids fishing in the trout lake.Our campfire ☺️
Hipcamper Joseph
Response from Joseph, the Host, on August 11th, 2020

Thanks guys for a great review. This is what makes my world go round. Hope to see you soon

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Hipcamper Taylor

A relaxing, unplugged, weekend

Taylor K.
recommends this listing.
May 25th, 2020

We had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend at the Hidden Chalet! After several failed reservation attempts at state parks during covid, we discovered Hipcamp and Joe’s (and his beautiful little pup, Roscoe) Hidden Chalet. We loved “The Hook-up” and felt safe and comfortable. The site is not very private, however, Joe helped us arrange the site for max privacy, again, we were very comfortable. All bathroom facilities clean. Joe works very hard to upkeep his beautiful property. We’ll be back!

View over the pond from The Hook-upOur pretty girl loving Joe’s Hidden Chalet
Hipcamper Joseph
Response from Joseph, the Host, on June 7th, 2020

Thank you for great review! Glad you guys had a good time and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Please also check out our facebook page "The Hidden Chalet Tourist Cabins & Campgrounds" we would love a review there too! Take care and be safe! Joseph & Roscoe :)

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