The Country School
2 units · Tents5 acres · Avon, MNOnce a country school
built in 1938 and used into the 1960s, this property with 5 wooded acres surrounded by pasture and farmland, has been our family home since 1982.
The sounds can be incredible with coyotes, turkeys, sandhill cranes, loons, frogs and of course cows,sheep and chickens...the list goes on.
We are less than 10 minutes from I-94 , Lake Wobegon bike trail, St John's University, Avon Hills Folk School, county parks with hiking trails , and lots of lakes.
Fire ring, and
picnic table on each site.
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Once a country school built in 1938 and used into the 1960's, this property with 5 wooded acres surrounded by pasture and farmland, has been our family home since 1982.
We provide a walk-in only, primitive, private camping experience. Pitch your tent in our woods, just a short walk in from the road. Campsite 1 is close to the road and house, just about 50 paces in from the road. Campsite 2 is farther into the woods, uphill and offers more privacy.
The night and early morning sounds can be incredible! Coyotes, owls, loons, frogs, sandhill cranes, wild turkey, cattle, sheep and chickens too.
While we currently do not have many amenities, we do offer a get away from humanity, darkness , nature sounds , and campfires.
While our property does not include a lake , there are many within a few short miles.
The small town of Avon on 1-94 is just 3 1/2 miles away. It offers access to the 65 mile long Lake Wobegon bike trail, the Avon beach, a fishing pier, and legendary "Fisher's Club , home of the best darn walleye, all on Middle Spunk Lake.
St John's University is a few short scenic miles away. Hiking trails, maple syrup festival, bird watching, fall colors , and many more reasons to visit this Benedictine campus.
Stearns county has 8 county parks with miles of hiking trails.
Birdwatching is excellent year around.
Avon Hills Folk School is little over a mile away.
El Rancho Manana is within 8 miles and offers horseback riding.