Hipcamp host Bill H.,
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COVID-19 vaccination required for all guests over 5.

Fishermen, hunters, families, or overnighters - camp here in our easy access, flat field, alongside the Alsea North Fork. Views of Old Blue Mountain and the farm. Steps to the steelhead/ trout hatchery and fishing in the river. It’s quiet and peaceful here.

Close travel to deer and elk hunting (sorry, no hunti

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COVID-19 vaccination required for all guests over 5.

Fishermen, hunters, families, or overnighters - camp here in our easy access, flat field, alongside the Alsea North Fork. Views of Old Blue Mountain and the farm. Steps to the steelhead/ trout hatchery and fishing in the river. It’s quiet and peaceful here.

Close travel to deer and elk hunting (sorry, no hunting on the property). Must be self contained, no hookups. No fires please, as it’s a dry field.

Note: this field is an open area, and is not “exclusive” use.  I allow multiple bookings in the field. This is however a quite large field so there is plenty of space to spread out.

The river access is easily available upstream 200 yards at the swimming hole.

NOTES:

Check in times are 2 pm to 8 pm.  No late checkins please.

RV only area
Vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
2 sites
Up to 10 guests per site
Park at listing
Wheelchair access
Essentials
Pets allowed
No campfires
No toilet
Amenities
Picnic table available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Camping vehicle details
Generators allowed
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Pull-through site
Max length 34.0 ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: flat
Have a question? Send Bill a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Stargazer Meadow at North Fork in Oregon.

Field
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Farm
Ranch
Driveway

Places to see near North Fork Retreat

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Hipcamper Travis
Travis F.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
December 8th, 2021

A great HipCamp spot to stay in Oregon! About an hour from the ocean and a half hour from Corvallis; so whether you need a bit of nature with hiking and clean country living, or a bit of the city life with shopping and restaurants, you have easy access to it all. The site is clean, level, and well maintained. Bill is an excellent host as well! He is full of information about the area. I was fortunate to have a couple of conversations with him; he can tell you where to fish, where to sightsee, where to hike, where to find BLM land, and more. I would definitely stay here again and I would highly recommend this place to anyone!

Hipcamper Simon
Simon P.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 10th, 2021

Bill and his family were super welcoming and I had a great stay. The place was beautiful, kind of bummed it rained on us but I would totally come back in the summer to star gaze in the field!

Hipcamper Wendy

Great hosts!

Wendy S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 11th, 2021

Our third trip this year. We love the openness. Stars were spectacular. Best part though is the helpfulness and concern of the hosts.

Hipcamper Christopher
Christopher S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 8th, 2021

Had a nice peaceful stay here. Watched the hawks fly around, and did some stargazing. Excellent viewing conditions if you get a clear night. The treeline blocks a bit of the sky but generally it's a nice field of view. I wasn't expecting it but I had 2 bars of Verizon LTE (I don't think other carriers will work if you need cell service). Having a bathroom and water provided also nice! One tip, watch out for random holes in the field when walking around at night!

Hipcamper DAVID
David M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 23rd, 2021

Gorgeous spot right next to the Alsea River. Close access to two magical places in Alsea Falls and Mary's Peak. We had a big bright full moon, which unfortunately reduced our stargazing opportunities, but I'm sure that would be spectacular otherwise.

Hipcamper Stephanie
Stephanie B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 15th, 2021

What a beautiful place to stay! Lovely people, creek, and swimming hole.

Hipcamper Howard
Howard N.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 14th, 2021

We enjoyed our time in the meadow. It was very quiet and peaceful. Unfortunately we arrived when a heat wave was ongoing. There is no shade in the meadow but there is a pool a short walk to the river that offers relief from the heat. Stargazing was good. Those you with trailers over about 20' need a caution to make as wide a turn into the drive as wide as possible as it is a narrow driveway with fence posts on either side. We ate at Deb's in Alsea one day and we can't really give it an enthusiastic thumbs up. i understand it has changed ownership during the Pandemic. I will probably be back for the peace and quiet and stargazing when this heat abates.

Hipcamper Cathy

So many stars!

Cathy R.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 8th, 2021

This is indeed a meadow. The stars are incredible too! Lovely site with creative amenities. Perfect get-away-from-it-all. Would definitely return.

Quiet neighbors...Stars and more stars!View from site
Hipcamper Cara
Cara H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 21st, 2021

Swimming hole was close and lots of fun. Stargazing at night was fantastic. My kids really enjoyed walking down to the hatchery as well. A great camping spot for families.

Awards

Best of 2022 Oregon
Finalist
Best of 2018 Oregon
Finalist
Property
North Fork Retreat
State
Oregon
Country
United States
$35/night
2 Sites