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Enjoy camping in an opening within a deciduous forest canopy that is tucked into the bank of a holler.   A primitive site with tent pad, fire ring, and picnic table will allow you to forget about the world outside of your camp. 

Zaleski state park is a 22 minute drive.

Attractions UNDER 10 minutes away:

- Fox Lake  - bass fishing and birdwatching 

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Enjoy camping in an opening within a deciduous forest canopy that is tucked into the bank of a holler.   A primitive site with tent pad, fire ring, and picnic table will allow you to forget about the world outside of your camp. 

Zaleski state park is a 22 minute drive.

Attractions UNDER 10 minutes away:

- Fox Lake  - bass fishing and birdwatching 

- Waterloo Wilderness Area - hiking and wild turkey hunting 

-Athens Ohio - many great attractions including our world famous breweries (yes, plural)

-Hockhocking Adena  Bikeway - A 21 mile rail to trail paved footpath between Nelsonville and Athens

-Wayne National Forest Headquarters -  A patchwork of public land that covers over a quarter million acres of Appalachian foothills 

We are located 22 miles from Hocking Hills State Park

We can accommodate trailer parking with a pull around driveway for all the Hocking Hills ATV trails nearby. No riding on site.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Walk to listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 20% off

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

The Athens bike path, 23 miles long, is less than a 10 minute drive away.

Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Climbing
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Deciduous Downtime in Ohio.

Forest

Places to see near Tenderfoot Learning Lab

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Hipcamper Zoe
Zoe L.
recommends this listing.
November 7th, 2021

We had the best time staying at Deciduous Downtime! It is the perfect clearing for stargazing, and we had just the right amount of firewood for our night. We had so much privacy which was super important to us! There was a little noise throughout the night (chainsaws, roosters) but noise like that is always expected! Thank you!

Fun at the site after setup!Firepit fire with one bundle of woodView of the site from our tent !
Hipcamper Jocelyn
Jocelyn R.
recommends this listing.
October 3rd, 2021

Nice little gem among the tall trees. Easy access to Hocking Hills, private, great place to de-stress!

Hipcamper Sarah
Sarah M.
recommends this listing.
September 27th, 2021

We had a very relaxing stay here! The site was perfectly tucked away to feel secluded, but was a short downhill walk from parking and the toilet. The picnic table was wonderful to use and the stone fire pit with log benches created a perfectly cozy atmosphere among the beautiful trees. The stars are absolutely insane out here and we loved hearing various nature sounds. The noise from the road was minimal, but we found it oddly comforting since we are used to urban life. Travis was super attentive and very welcoming! We would definitely come back :)

Hipcamper Jessica

Wonderful hidden gem

Jessica S.
recommends this listing.
September 11th, 2021

The location is wonderful! Very private. Hosts were wonderful and very accommodating if you need extra firewood! I underestimated the walk to the campsite as I’m a “glamper” and go all out with bringing a lot of things, so if there’s a next time I’ll definitely pack lighter LOL. Would definitely recommend this spot to anyone! Thank you again, Travis!

Hipcamper William
William F.
recommends this listing.
September 7th, 2021

We had a great time taking our son on his first camping trip! Nice area to set up tent, fire ring, and picnic table. Travis was great and responsive but gave us our privacy. Site is private and in the trees far enough from the house and road. The outhouse is great addition as well.

Hipcamper Tara

What a gem.

Tara J.
recommends this listing.
August 4th, 2021

What a beautiful private camping retreat! The campsite is a beauty. Definitely will come back. This spot makes you feel like your the only ones in the forest. If you need any last minute items/ice there is a Family Dollar not too far from the campsite, which was a nice surprise.

Sign right at the entrance to the driveway. I stood by a path that lead deeper into the woods. Quick shot of our camp. Trail that leads to the parking area and water  is beyond my orange canopy on the right. 🧡🧡🧡A few steps into the path that takes you right to your site.
Hipcamper Mallory

Tucked away

Mallory S.
recommends this listing.
July 29th, 2021

We loved this site! It felt so secluded as it is tucked down into the woods and a wonderful space to relax!

Hipcamper 🌸 Kristy

Nice site with a forest feel

🌸 Kristy 🌸.
recommends this listing.
July 24th, 2021

A wonderful site! Private and secluded, just what we were looking for. The host was accommodating, and even let us shift dates after we were rained out! We look forward to coming back!

Hipcamper John
John Y.
recommends this listing.
July 12th, 2021

Unfortunately, they were calling for a high chance of thunderstorms every day we were scheduled to be camping here, and had to cancel our trip. I have been out in the constant, heavy rain camping before, and it makes for a rather miserable time!

Awards

Best of 2022 Ohio
Finalist
Property
Tenderfoot Learning Lab
State
Ohio
Country
United States
$30/night
1 Site

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