Hipcamp host Andrew M.,
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Secluded camp site, next to a salmon spawning creek in the forest. Picnic table seats 4 adult people comfortably. Short trail walk from parking.

 Portable toilet is now on a trailer and at the camp site.

 Nearby trail head for hiking and mountain biking in the greater forest.

Check the calendar: If the site is vacant the night before your stay, you can chec


Secluded camp site, next to a salmon spawning creek in the forest. Picnic table seats 4 adult people comfortably. Short trail walk from parking.

 Portable toilet is now on a trailer and at the camp site.

 Nearby trail head for hiking and mountain biking in the greater forest.

Check the calendar: If the site is vacant the night before your stay, you can check in early on that day. If the site is vacant the next night of your check out day, stay as long as you like.

Please let me know about when you would like to check in, so that I can be there to meet you and help you move your gear down the hill to the camp site.

Any combination of adults and children that can sit comfortably at a 6-foot picnic table is not a problem.

Host does not receive text messages, only a land line with an answering machine, (old school). If you need to communicate, use the 425 # and please leave a message.

Host goes to Safeway in town daily, in the morning to check e-mail and Hipcamp messages and reply to Guests.

Several guests have gotten lost relying on GPS only to find the property. Most do not have an issue. I suggest that you check with Map Quest or another map service to know approximately where you are going.

June 2022. Installed a park stye grill, bring your charcoal and grilling tools.

Campsite area
Tent site
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Short walk
Wheelchair access
2WD Accessible
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No showers
No wifi
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Andrew a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out


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Hipcamper Jason


Jason G.
recommends this listing.
August 14th, 2022

Absolutely amazing space. The area was so quiet that it felt like we were deep in the woods. The site was close enough to the stream to fall asleep to the sound of the water.
It was clean, easy to get to and the host was very polite and helpful. The best Hipcamp site I have visited so far ! Will definitely be back

Hipcamper MJ

A perfect stay

Mj S.
recommends this listing.
August 11th, 2022

We loved camping here! Although there were houses close by we couldn’t see or hear a thing… it felt completely private, peaceful, and secluded. Andrew is over and above when it comes to kindness and offering help; we thoroughly enjoyed our conversations with this host. The site had just enough of what we needed there to feel extra comfy but not at all cluttered. I can’t say enough good things about this place and it’s wonderful host; will definitely be back again and again!

Hipcamper JaLynn
Ja Lynn C.
recommends this listing.
August 11th, 2022

We had a great time here and it was stocked with everything you need for tent camping! Andrew was so helpful moving our gear down to the campsite. There’s even a stocked porta-potty! Definitely recommend :)

Hipcamper Ashley
Ashley D.
recommends this listing.
August 7th, 2022

We had an amazing time camping out next to the creek! We loved the fire pit, grill, and of course the space to explore and adventure with our kids in the creek. Very peaceful and relaxing. Andy was very friendly and helpful. We will definitely recommend and visit again.

Hipcamper DAWN
Dawn I.
recommends this listing.
July 31st, 2022

private beautiful space . The dog loved going down to the creek to cool off while I just enjoyed the peace

Hipcamper Steve

Incredible experience

Steve L.
recommends this listing.
July 21st, 2022

Incredible location. Not far from town but feel like you’re in a world of your own. Very helpful and communicative host, I look forward to visiting again!

Hipcamper Kelsie

Amazing spot but beware of the hill

Kelsie L.
recommends this listing.
July 16th, 2022

This camp site was absolutely gorgeous and ultra private! Andrew has clearly put a lot of thought and work into making it a great place! The new grill was a nice surprise, and all the firewood made for lovely campfires! The porta-potty was the cleanest and least smelly I've ever used.

I was initially a tad put off by Andrew's insistence that we tell him exactly when we'd arrive so he could meet us, but I quicky realized why! There is an incredibly steep hill between the parking spot and the campsite. Not a problem for backpackers, (especially with the provided wagon) but for glampers with plentiful gear, Andrew's tractor + trailer "gear delivery service" was a critical benefit and greatly appreciated!

The hike between the parking spot and camp site is only about 2 minutes each way, walking at a moderate pace, but the hill is intense. The porta-potty was located next to the parking spots (though it sounds like that *might* be moving closer to the camp site soon?). Water is about another minute beyond that (flat ground between the parking spot and water pump). Because of the hill, this is NOT a suitable location for anyone with limited or impaired mobility!

Flying insects (mosquitoes, etc.) were plentiful but not overwhelming. Slugs come out in droves at night, so watch your step! I'd recommend bringing bug repellent and a tablecloth (paint flakes off the two provided tables).

Overall, it's a charming place to camp, and will likely get even better with time!

Hipcamper Kelley

Tenting in woods on cherry creek

Kelley J.
recommends this listing.
July 12th, 2022

We had a very relaxing afternoon/ evening at this spot. We needed a spot for the night and it was perfect on our way back to Bellingham. Andrew is very nice and helpful. It was very peaceful and quiet sitting by the creek and hanging out😃

Hipcamper Shar

Must stay!

Shar G.
recommends this listing.
July 11th, 2022

Andrew was the perfect host! His property is the perfect weekend getaway. Spent my birthday weekend with a few friends there and I couldn’t have asked for a better weekend. The picture don’t do it justice!

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