Hipcamp host Cory F.,
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At Earth-speak Park: Animal Ed.ventures Sanctuary you can pitch a tent or bring a cot and sleep in the zip-able Gazebo on your site. Our space is humble in size but huge in heart - sanctuary for the human spirit - and when you're here, you're family. A picnic table and a fire-safe pit round out "your space" of Peace and quiet.

Overnight guests have daytime access

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At Earth-speak Park: Animal Ed.ventures Sanctuary you can pitch a tent or bring a cot and sleep in the zip-able Gazebo on your site. Our space is humble in size but huge in heart - sanctuary for the human spirit - and when you're here, you're family. A picnic table and a fire-safe pit round out "your space" of Peace and quiet.

Overnight guests have daytime access to the sanctuary and all of the beautiful creatures that have come from throw-away-to-thrive in our care. Meet Teddy the Capuchin, Betsy the Sloth, and all of their friends and family.

We are happy to share the stories of how they came to be here as well as the challenges (and ensuing moral and ethical questions that captivity raises) of creating the safe-haven they now call home.

We welcome everyone interested in joining forces across the earth who wish to tap into the inner peace, love, and acceptance we need be able to create a kinder gentler existence for all living things!   

We do prefer 24hr advance notice for bookings, but if you are traveling & in a pinch for same-day accommodations, just give us a call! Please check in before 7pm in the afternoon. 

Please make sure you are booking the correct spot for your type of camping, wether that is tent or RV.
Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
3 sites
Up to 15 guests per site
Up to 1 vehicle
No wheelchair access
RV Information
Travel trailers, Fifth wheels, Toy haulers, Pop-up campers, Class A RVs, Class B RVs, Class C RVs, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 30 feet allowed
Pull-in site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: loose-gravel
Surface levelness: flat
Electrical hookup available
Generators allowed
Hookups: No water, sewage, or TV connection
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
Have a question? Send Cory a message!
  • Check in: After 11AM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Animal Ed.ventures Sanctuary: ES #1 in North Carolina.

Forest

Our setting, amongst the Trees and Earth’s natural features, is left as natural as possible in an effort to help combat a rapi...Read more

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Hipcamper Samuel
Samuel P.
recommends this listing.
(Tent Site 2 (No RV's))
November 17th, 2022

Beautiful placeand great people, is a must stop for sure!

Hipcamper Jeremiah

Awesome spot!

Jeremiah W.
recommends this listing.
(Tent Site 2 (No RV's))
November 6th, 2022

This spot is so cool. There are all kinds of cool animals here- from foxes to voyeuristic lemurs. The owner is super friendly and helpful, too. We'll definitely come back and I'd recommend it to a friend any day of the week.

Hipcamper Serena

Camping with animals

Serena H.
recommends this listing.
(Tent Site 2 (No RV's))
October 29th, 2022

This Animal Sanctuary was everything and more. I’ll be recommending this to all my friends and family. It was an amazing experience. Thank you Cory!

Hipcamper Allison

Great camping with animals!

Allison B.
recommends this listing.
(Tent Site 2 (No RV's))
October 10th, 2022

We loved camping at Ed.Ventures! The place itself is amazing. The animals are great and are clearly loved and well cared for by everyone. The whole place has a great, homey vibe. The animals would be enough, but there’s also picnic spots, play areas for kids and even hammocks. Cory and all the staff we interacted with were above and beyond friendly and helpful. The campsite was clean and clear, good flat spots for the tent. Cory even offered us firewood from the site for no charge. I can’t recommend enough! I wish we would have had more time to hang.

Hipcamper Peter
Peter M.
recommends this listing.
(Tent Site 2 (No RV's))
September 19th, 2022

Coolest place. You get to hang with animals and have a nice camping set up!

Hipcamper Hip
Hip C.
recommends this listing.
(Tent Site 2 (No RV's))
September 17th, 2022

Great people, great place. Definitely going back.

Hipcamper Chris

Animal faces to make you laugh

Chris E.
recommends this listing.
(RV Site - Call Before Booking)
September 11th, 2022

I was in a 20ft camper so YMMV. Parking is tight, so you should be adept at maneuvering your rig, I am so no worries. Electric consisted of household 110 which supported my a/c and my coffee maker. Multiple a/c’s would be problematic I’m sure. Not even kidding, I was greeted by a massive tortoise that checked out under my car and camper to give me the ok. The animals were cool, my dog especially liked running with the goats. For me, an overnight and low key stop was just enough, the animals faces gave me joy. Not often you can have a campfire with a camel. Do it

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Hipcamper Eric

Will be back again for sure!

Eric F.
recommends this listing.
(Tent Site 1 (No RV's))
August 28th, 2022

This is one of the coolest camping trips ever! As other reviewers have pointed out this is more about the animals and less about the camping amenities. That being said the camping worked out great. You have access to bathrooms, running water, etc... So no complaints on that front. Cory even worked out an extension cord for us so we could inflate a mattress in our tent.

Getting to stay with the animals after closing to the public is such an amazing experience. You really gain an appreciation for some of the creatures you may not have gotten exposure to before. If you're an animal person and like to camp this place is definitely for you!

Will be back again and already have relatives that said they'll join next time.

Hipcamper Gina
Gina M.
recommends this listing.
(Tent Site 2 (No RV's))
August 21st, 2022

Great camping for a quick trip! Love the animals!!

Animal Ed.ventures Sanctuary: ES #1

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