Hipcamp host Chris A.,
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Primitive camping. We provide a fire ring and a shovel. Sites are nestled among a hardwood forest with agricultural fields and plentiful wildlife viewing opportunities. An abundance of trees for hammocking are available. Flat surfaces for tents at each site.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers
3 sites
Up to 5 guests per site
Park at listing
Wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Amenities
Bins available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-in site
Max length 20ft
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: flat
Have a question? Send Chris a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

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Activities

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Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Winding Fork Camp in Ohio.

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Hipcamper Crystal

I recommend!!!

Crystal L.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
October 10th, 2021

Very peaceful and private. My hubby forgot the rods to set up our tent and we rented 1 from Chris.
He was very kind and helpful

Hipcamper Maggie

Amazing spot at site 2!

Maggie R.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
August 5th, 2021

Had a great time off the grid weekends camping here. (Literally. We had no device at the site except to maybe get a text out. It was great.) Chris was a fantastic host. Answered all my questions before booking and was easy to communicate with. He even brought us more wood on day 2 and split it for us! And had fresh farm eggs we went home with. Yum!

We stayed on site 2 which is just behind a corn field nestled into a grass alcove at the wood line. You feel like you are completely alone. Very private. And no light pollution so you can see all the stars! The site was shaded for all but a few hours midday. That made for some wet grass in the morning, though we didn’t mind since it kept us cool and the bit of sun dried things out. The site was very large and would accommodate a bunch of tents and a few cars for sure. We had a truck, trailer, car and two tents with so much room to spare. The corn field was cool to explore and we brought our ATV to ride around the site and nearby. There was no outhouse or anything, but with the remote nature of this site, you didn’t need it.

Site 3 was just up a hill next to us. No one camped while we were there, but there were plenty of trees/brush to block between sites so you wouldn’t have seen or heard each other anyway. That site was much smaller than ours and would be better for a couple or a small family with a tent or two max.

Would definitely recommend Chris’ place! It is a gem!

entrance to site 2 and 3Winding Fork Camplooking from the corn to the roadgot out just before rain!
Hipcamper Hannah

Book it!

Hannah M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
July 3rd, 2021

Chris was great from the second I pulled onto the property. He was friendly and helpful, and made every effort to ensure I had a safe and enjoyable trip. The grounds are gorgeous and peaceful. It was the perfect place to unplug for a night away from the city!

Hipcamper Sami
Sami C.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
June 21st, 2021

Chris was a great host! He greeted us at the site, was super friendly, and even gave us a dozen fresh eggs! The camping spot was far from the road so you felt completely secluded and had great views of the night sky. Our dogs were able to explore without worrying about cars or other people. There was also a lot of great hiking and swimming options within a short drive!

Hipcamper Jeremy
Jeremy D.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
June 3rd, 2021

Chris was very helpful, texted me the day before to let me know the address and better direction. He showed me my spot which had firewood, kindling, and a couple fire starters waiting.

Will be back again!

Hipcamper Hannah

Clean, convenient and peaceful

Hannah O.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
June 2nd, 2021

Our campsite was just off the road through a field up to a mowed clearing on the edge of the woods. The ground was quite even and we were supplied with dry firewood, kindling and starter to set us off right. We stayed over memorial day weekend while some friends stayed at a cabin at Indian Bear Lodge. This site is very close to the resort and winery there (10-15min). We also went up to Cuyahoga Valley National Park from this site one day, and drove through Tappan Lake area on the way to and from home. Two really great parks both about 1.5 hrs from camp. This is a perfect spot to spend a long weekend in eastern Ohio.

Hipcamper Connor

Delightful

Connor W.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
January 11th, 2021

Chris readily accepted my reservation on very short notice, and graciously provided plenty of firewood. He was kind and helpful, and I appreciated everything he did. I would certainly recommend a stay here, the view of the stars was unforgettable, and the campsite clean and secluded.

Hipcamper Taylor

A private, very large campsite

Taylor C.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
October 19th, 2020

Chris was a wonderful host! He truly cares about providing campers with the best possible experience and you really can't beat that kind of hospitality. He was kind enough to bring us more wood on the second day when we had already used up most of what he originally provided - he was always quick to respond and communication was top notch. He is just getting started with hosting so he has a ton of plans for the sites which was exciting to learn, including paving out some hiking trails on his property which we felt was really the only thing missing. He was also open to feedback and making sure he was providing the best possible stay. The site we stayed at (#3) was by far the largest site. It's HUGE so it was nice to have the space to spread out (we had two tents and one car but you could easily fit a large, or several large groups here). We were hopeful about being able to let our dog off-leash but after learning how close you are to the main road, and that it was deer hunting season, we decided to keep him on a leash for his safety. Just something to consider if camping with pets. You really do get tons of privacy though which was the best part of our stay.

Totally unrelated to Chris and his property, there were some concerning political signs directly across the campsite that made us a bit nervous upon arrival. Once we learned that you cannot see that property from the site, and with how welcoming Chris was, it ended up being a very relaxing weekend getaway in the woods.

This is the view from the other campsite (#2 I believe). #3 campsite is just below this hill to the left so if people are staying at both sites, you'll definitely be able to hear them. The trees provide plenty of privacy, though.Winding Fork CampWinding Fork Camp
Hipcamper Kristin

Peaceful spot

Kristin M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
September 9th, 2020

Chris has three sites and we stayed at the largest one where we could pull up our teardrop camper. We were nestled between a corn field and the woods in a nice open mowed spot. There were trees for us to put up our hammock, fire ring, a garbage can, and sanitizer. Chris was very nice and eager to get constructive feedback as he is new to hosting campers. We found it to be a peaceful spot.

Property
Chris A.’s Land
State
Ohio
Country
United States
$30/night
3 Sites