Hipcamp host Bruno M.,
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Enjoy the night under the stars with beautiful trees all around. Short walks and wildlife watching on 6 acres. Everything in a natural setting. We have seen deers, rabits, road runners, squirrels, raccoons, neighbors chickens and all types of birds including cardinals. Regular camping site.  If camping in the woods is ur thing, this is the place for u! Total 3 camping sites,

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Enjoy the night under the stars with beautiful trees all around. Short walks and wildlife watching on 6 acres. Everything in a natural setting. We have seen deers, rabits, road runners, squirrels, raccoons, neighbors chickens and all types of birds including cardinals. Regular camping site.  If camping in the woods is ur thing, this is the place for u! Total 3 camping sites, all sites have picnic table and a fire ring.

There is an outside shower with cold water only. We have an outhouse for bathroom use.

Note: The property has sandy soil, plan accordingly!

Note: There is a short walk to the campsite!

Note: Neighbors have chickens, you may hear chickens through out the day !

We are located in Elgin Texas, 30 min east of Austin Texas.

Common questions:

Q: Fire wood available? A: If you don't mind picking up and cutting, we have enough fire wood on the ground for free around the campsite. We do provide cutters. If you prefer something already cut and ready to use on arrival, you can purchase a bundle from us for $5 at checkout or bring your own firewood.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
3 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
No kitchen
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Have a question? Send Bruno a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out

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Hipcamper Kelly

Perfect for our needs

Kelly C.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 5th, 2021

Needed a 3 night tent camping spot and all the “usual” state parks, etc., were booked. This place turned out to be an excellent alternative for us (motorcycle camping). Bruno was a great hos! He met us upon arrival and showed us our best bets for dispersed camping. We camped at the very private and quiet spot, furthest from the chicken farm. Had a great time and the firewood was plentuful.

Hipcamper Rachel
Rachel Z.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 26th, 2021

Awesome place. Host is very friendly. Would definitely stay again. Hopefully soon.

Hipcamper Zach

A nice spot, but...

Zach W.
doesn't recommend this listing.
(Dispersed site)
April 25th, 2021

I checked in with Bruno and he was awesome. He was a spectacular host and I am only writing this review to help others have some insight before booking. There is a very loud chicken farm right next to this listing and it is not ideal if you’re looking for a peaceful secluded place. I could not see the chicken farm, or any other campsites, but the noise was so loud that I was not able to get everything unloaded before throwing in the towel and going home.

I really hate to write this review because Bruno is one of the best hosts I have encountered, and he has done a substantial amount of work to the place. I could tell that he genuinely wanted people to have a good time, and I wish I could’ve stayed longer!

Hipcamper Bruno
Response from Bruno, the Host, on April 28th, 2021

Hi Zach, we apologize for your bad experience. Wish we could’ve helped resolve the issue before you left. You did decide to pick that site when we walked through it. For future campers, site #3 is near a neighbors fence which there are chickens. However, our other sites on the other side of the property are comfortable and quiet as you can see from the positive reviews. We always walk the campers through all the sites before they make their final selection. Sites #1 and 2 are the most popular. We tend not to put campers on site #3 unless they choose.

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Hipcamper Christy
Christy H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
March 25th, 2021

Tent camping in the wild was a nice getaway as so much was already booked during spring break. The hosts were pleasant, communication was fantastic, and the area was pretty private.
The only downside was that the property was a bit sandy and it irritated my allergies - small issue, just good to be ready for. I might suggest to the owners to mark the parking area and campsites to be clearer, but again that's minor.
Our site was PEFECT for spending the days in the hammock! The picnic table, fire ring (not at all sites I believe), and firewood were nice to have and the surprise solar-lit tree was a nice touch! The grounds were clean and free of trash too. I recommend it! Thanks Bruno!

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Hipcamper Emily
Emily P.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
March 23rd, 2021

A great place to stay! Bruno was extremely helpful and curated a nice little getaway not far from the city. The site was tidy, mostly secluded, and included a bench, fire ring, games (!!), and plenty of space for our tent. The site was a small walk in which is helpful to note while packing for your trip.

Hipcamper Mitchell

Super easy

Mitchell M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
December 9th, 2020

Been here several times and always a nice night next to the fire under the stars. Haven’t tried all the sites but the one right behind the property is perfect for introducing young kids or dogs to camping. Exactly as advertised. Camping under the stars.

Hipcamper Steven

Private and lots of wood to burn

Steven B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 30th, 2020

We loved staying here! Bruno was great and there was plenty of privacy. We will definitely be staying here again.

Hipcamper Christian

Private, quiet and very relaxing

Christian P.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 22nd, 2020

Me and my wife had a great little get away was very private and up kept. Tons of fire wood and Bruno was very nice and helpful. We would definitely stay here again.

Hipcamper Olivia

Fantastic stay

Olivia B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 16th, 2020

Loved our time here! This was our first HipCamp experience; though we're avid campers, we usually stay at state parks. We were a group of 10, and we were all very impressed at everything Bruno did to help us have a comfortable stay. Some great perks:
-Outhouse was clean and stocked with TP. It was actually cleaned out during our stay, which was really nice!
-Outdoor lights were pretty and helped us walk between sites/to the outhouse at night
-Water available by the outhouse for potable use and closer to the sites for non-potable use
-Box with games provided
-Firewood, fire pit, and cutters provided at each site
-Picnic table provided at most (if not all) sites
-Bruno was very accommodating and answered our numerous questions before the stay - he was a perfect host! We appreciated the quick tour he provided upon arrival and the privacy provided afterwards.

Sites 1 and 2 were our favorites; Site 2 provided the most privacy. Site 3 was a little close to a neighbor's roosters, though that's not something Bruno could control.

It is worth noting that the sites and the driveway are very sandy - we didn't have any trouble, but you might want to plan accordingly with footwear and vehicles.

Thanks again, Bruno! We loved our stay and hope to come back soon!

Property
Camping Under the Stars
State
Texas
Country
United States
$35/night
3 Sites