24 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents44 acres · Decatur, AL
Experience the magic of Bates Farm, a private, woman-owned sanctuary spanning 44 picturesque acres, just 8 miles from the Beltline, outside the bustling limits of Decatur, Alabama. Here, adventure meets serenity, and we invite you to explore the wonders that await.
Embark on invigorating hikes that reveal breathtaking vistas and connect you with the great outdoors. Immerse yourself in the art of boondocking, relishing in the freedom of self-sufficient living.
For families, the nearby Lothlorien Playground is a haven of excitement, where young adventurers can roam and play to their heart's content. And when it's time to unwind, our lending library beckons, offering a world of stories to get lost in beneath the stars.
In need of supplies or a memento of your journey? Look no further than our Camp Store, stocked with essentials for your camping experience. But it's not just about supplies – it's about community. Engage your creative spirit in our craft classes, where you can learn new skills, make friends, and craft cherished memories.
Safety and seclusion are paramount at Bates Farm. We provide safe, private campsites, strategically arranged to ensure each group's privacy. Escape the ordinary and immerse yourself in the enchanting wilderness.
For the explorers and curious minds, our outdoor escape room and scavenger hunts (perfect for groups of 3-10) provide exhilarating
Experience our science and nature trips that nurture curious minds. For educational adventures beyond textbooks, Bates Farm is homeschool-friendly, offering science and nature trips that nurture curious minds. Learn from the great teacher herself—Mother Nature.
Capture the cherished moments against the backdrop of our picturesque landscapes with our dedicated Picture Venues. Preserve your memories in the heart of nature's beauty.
Bates Farm invites you to savor the simple pleasures of life, bond with nature, and create cherished memories with your loved ones. Embark on your journey to Bates Farm and let nature's embrace rejuvenate your soul.
Get in touch with the land and delight in U-pick opportunities. Harvest a rainbow of Wildflowers, Vegetables, succulent blackberries, blueberries, and muscadines when they're in season. Bates Farm brings you closer to the earth's gifts. We also have Garden Plots available. Make Sure to also ask about what is available at Camp store.
At Bates Farm, the possibilities are endless. Unleash your adventurous spirit with our thrilling Ninja Course, swing into joy on our Tire Swings, and experience the thrill of our Zipline soaring through the sky. Celebrate special moments with nature-themed parties amidst the beauty of the outdoors.
Bates farm welcomes day use such as hikers, dog owners, school groups, church groups, homeschool groups, families for picnics, leashed pets as well car/ Van/ SUV campers.