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EarthSky Private Camp & Retreat

· Philippi, Barbour, West Virginia
16 acres hosted by Emily P.
5 motorhome/tent pitches
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Best in West Virginia: Finalist
Named one of the best Hipcamps to visit in 2023.
Hello Campers & Glampers! Our property is 16.5 acres, two of which are along the Tygart Valley River and the rest are within forest canopy on the mountainside. We are in the low foothills of the Appalachia. We have 4 riverfront sites and we are continually changing our space around This year we will be adding a tiny house on site 4 and a sweatlodge with soaking pool on Site 1 additional camping spots along the property near outhouse Each site is equipped with a steel fire pit/grill and a picnic table. We have been busy building hiking trails and more primitive campsites on the 14.5 acres on the hillside across the road from the riverfront for all to enjoy. Step outside your tent and enjoy natures bounty —outdoor activities including fishing, kayaking, hiking, bird watching are all at your fingertips and much more. There are 300+ acres of public land less than one mile away with miles of ATV and hiking trails and stocked ponds. If you're a fan of waterfalls just 4 miles down river is Arden Falls, one of our areas best kept secrets. The Tygart Valley River is one of the top kayaking rivers in the country. Audra State Park is less than 20 minutes away with lush forest trails with caves to explore. Well known hiking trails such as Seneca Rocks, Spruce Knob, and the Dolly Sods are all within an hour drive. Go to Nelson Rocks for the ultimate climbing experience on the Via Ferrata. We are the perfect place to come to explore the wild beauty of West Virginia without the crowds. A hidden gem!
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117 Ratings · 72 reviews
Michael B.recommends
May 8, 2024
River Front Site 2 tent/car/van
Nice and clean
Really nice camp spot. Hosts are great and very welcoming. The area is well kept and clean. Very peaceful. Thank you!
Denise W.recommends
April 10, 2024
River Front Site 2 tent/car/van
Absolutely beautiful, flat, clean, right on the river. Hosts are very friendly, helpful and accommodating. Great place for dogs. Private and serene. I plan to make this my stop every time i find myself in West Virginia. Unfortunately we only had a chance to stay one night. There is a lot of exploring to do around this beautiful property.
Christian H.recommends
March 29, 2024
River Front Site 2 tent/car/van
Be apart of earth, sky and water!
Emily's land was perfect for those who want to enjoy and be a part of earth, sky and water. We recommend this site highly and plan to visit often.
Cody A.recommends
March 22, 2024
River Front Site 2 tent/car/van
These hosts truly care!
AWESOME CAMPING!!!! Emily and Dusty truly care about this site and the people camping at it. We arrived to the beautiful campsite on the river and the host came out to greet us. We asked for help setting up the tent and Dusty got it up for us.. saved us probably 2 hours haha. Then I had truck issues and Dusty was there to help again. Man, I would recommend anybody and everybody to stay with them. I cannot thank them enough for the wonderful experience. We will be going back in the Summer!
Ella L.recommends
March 12, 2024
River Front Site 2 tent/car/van
The spot was soooo beautiful! Driving in was a bit of a hassle was worth it! Great spot, great river access, very spacious lots. Also the outhouse was clean and very useful! Definitely recommend
Dawn C.recommends
November 17, 2023
River Front Site 2 tent/car/van
Loved our time at EarthSky Private Camp. Our space was right along the water and in an open valley with beautiful views. Emily and Dusty were great and provided guidance on places to hike and see in the local area.
Philippi, Barbour, West Virginia, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of 𐓏𐒰𐓓𐒰𐓓𐒷 𐒼𐓂𐓊𐒻 𐓆𐒻𐒿𐒷 𐓀𐒰^𐓓𐒰^(Osage), Shawandasse Tula (Shawanwaki/Shawnee), Massawomeck, and Calicuas First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Emily P.Joined in May 2022
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