Forest camping near Decatur

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Bates Farm

26 sites · RVs, Tents44 acres · Decatur, AL
Welcome to Bates Farm - Where Nature Beckons & Adventure Awaits Unveil the mystical allure of Bates Farm, a privately-owned, fantasy-themed haven that spans 44 breathtaking acres, nestled just 8 miles from the Beltline, a world away from the bustling limits of Decatur, Alabama. A world where you can order doordash or instacart while at your private secluded primitive camping site. There is a bath house with private bathrooms, free use of a washer and dryer, coffee maker and free ice from an ice machine. Here, the realms of adventure and tranquility intertwine, inviting you to step into a world of wonders beyond imagination. At Bates Farm, safety and seclusion are the guiding stars. Our meticulously designed private campsites ensure that each group's space is a sanctuary of its own. Escape the ordinary and surrender to the spellbinding embrace of the enchanting wilderness. Bates Farm beckons you to savor the purest joys of existence, to forge unbreakable bonds with the natural world, and to craft enduring memories with your cherished companions at our outdoor venues. As you set forth on your journey to Bates Farm, the very essence of nature will breathe new life into your spirit. Bates Farm extends its arms wide to embrace the daydreamers and adventurers alike. Hikers can enjoy guided glow hikes, at night with regular fantasy themed hikes during the day. Dog owners can get exercise and creek time. Bates farm welcomes school groups, homeschoolers, church gatherings, family reunions, weddings, events, festivals, with parking and amenities. Our realm is open for exploration for one and all. Be it families seeking picturesque picnics or the thrill of car/van/SUV camping, our gates welcome you into a world where fantasy thrives. Discover Bates Farm—a realm that ignites your imagination, nurtures your connection with nature, and creates an everlasting symphony of shared experiences. The call of the wild beckons, and it's a call to which your spirit must answer. Youtube Podcast of all Bates Farm sites https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLedWcgjSlLH69lmSEcxNtpZk34yqYBqWa&si=UoANQrkWNXftucPb Video of Glamping Amenities: https://youtu.be/vHXSFpVur18 Interactive google map of Bates Farm campground https://www.google.com/maps/@34.5307107,-87.1049941,18z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!6m1!1s1JKWe22dLvy3DNVHHMb0CoYGm2mJmxLI?authuser=0&entry=ttu
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Bug Tussle Creek Bend

1 site · RV, Tent300 acres · Colony, AL
Please search Bug Tussle Creek Bend on Youtube to see the site and details on the drive into the campsite. Thank you! 300 acres of family land since 2000. This area was called Boot's Bottoms growing up and the name stuck. There is a rock wall close to the campsite that was a old grist mill site. Plenty of wildlife, bird watching, wildflowers and creek walking. Some old ATV trails for hiking as well. Very remote and quite! Learn more about this land: Setup camp on the banks of Dorsey creek in Bug Tussle. Wooded area with shade in the warm season. Flat ground for tents or plenty of trees for hammocks. Easy access for vehicles directly to the campsite. Fire ring with grill grates present for cowboy cooking. Peaceful with plenty of opportunity to see wildlife. Primitive toilet present. Rock dam in creek is great to entertain kids, old grist mill site couple hundred yards downstream. Logging and ATV present for hiking and wildlife viewing. Deeper sections in creek present for cooling off in warm weather.
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Sipsey Creek Farm

6 sites · Lodging, RVs30 acres · Double Springs, AL
Only Miles from Bankhead National Forest, Sipsey Creek Farm is home to natural caves, bluffs, and waterfalls only accessible through private land. Toilet and kitchen are on site and accessible in the barn. Wake up to a sunrise overlooking a fiber farm, or sleep in a cave. the possibilities are endless.
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Monte Sano Mountain

7 sites · RVs, Tents32 acres · Gurley, AL
We would like to offer overnight camping opportunities for hikers and bikers exploring the Mountain Mist trail network on Monte Sano Mountain. You'll find our camping spot conveniently located just off the Goat Trail, providing a serene setting for your outdoor adventure. Please note that parking facilities are not provided on our property. We kindly ask you to make your own parking arrangements and understand that we cannot offer suggestions on where to park. Additionally, it's important to clarify that we are not affiliated in any way with Monte Sano State Park. The Goat Trail, mentioned in the attached text, is a scenic 2.5-mile singletrack trail that leads from the Three Benches to Mountain Mist. This trail, like many others on Monte Sano, is characterized by its challenging terrain, filled with roots and rocks. Hikers will encounter beautiful natural features, such as the sinks, and enjoy the craftsmanship of man-made stone pathways, bridges, and creek crossings along the way. Please respect the beauty of the trail and leave no trace behind. If you're interested in camping near the Goat Trail, we welcome you to reach out for further details and availability. Thank you!
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Misha & Niki's homestead by the creek

3 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Albertville, AL
Our dream of having land to grow food and have room for our baby to play came true when we settled on this property! We would love to share our space and meet travelers from all over! We have 3 RV spots of which 1 is available for rent. We have a garden that has many fruits and veggies and we would love to show you around if we can, but you are free to browse yourself as well. There is also a play area by the garden which includes a ping pong table and a canopy that has solar lights and chairs available for hanging out. The RV spot includes electricity and water, but no septic. There is the Lake Guntersville RVncampground about 15 min away where dumping can be arranged if needed Our property is about 5 acres which includes creek access. You are welcome to use the creek, with the agreement that we cannot be held liable for you. There is no lifeguard and sometimes the creek may get swift, so care must be used. Swimming and fishing are popular here during the warmer months!
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York Hollow

1 site · RV, Tent14 acres · Pulaski, TN
Campsite is located at the base of York Mountain. Learn more about this land: Pitch your tent, hang you hammock, or park your camper and enjoy the great outdoors. There are a couple of level spots for your tents, as well as a nice rock fire pit for you to use. There is usually plenty of firewood available and there is an outhouse on the site. The pond hasn't yet been stocked with fish, but hopefully soon it will have more than just frogs. But for now the frogs provide great music. This is a rustic campsite, with rocks, roots, and steep terrain. Please bring your own camping gear, including chairs, and please take your trash with you. There is plenty of privacy, even though you are right near a public road that has very little traffic. There are no other campsites nearby and the owner lives 1/2 mile away. Recreation nearby includes Canoeing/kayaking on both the Elk River and Richland creek (shuttles can usually be arranged), Stillhouse Hollow Falls (beautiful waterfall hiking), Trail of Tears Interpretive Center, and Big Creek Winery. Tents/Table/and cots are available to rent as well.
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Our Little Farm Campsites

7 sites · RVs, Tents12 acres · Elora, TN
Learn more about this land: Forest Tent sites and Lawn RV sites. Come choose your place to stay in our forest nestled near the Cumberland mountains. Swimming pool available. Visit our mini farm to include mini horses, mini goats and other mini animals.
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Gable Family Outdoors

5 sites · RVs, Tents200 acres · Haleyville, AL
**Gable Family Outdoors" by the Bear Creek Lakes** Welcome to Gable Family Outdoors, your ultimate destination for adventure and tranquility, located near the picturesque Bear Creek Lakes and The Bankhead National Forest. Our campsites offers a wide range of activities and natural beauty, making it the perfect spot for families, thrill-seekers, and nature lovers alike. **Site Features:** - **Campsites:** Set up your RV or Tent at one of our spacious campsites to begin your rural country peaceful adventure. **Activities:** - **Kayaking and Boating:** Explore the serene waters of Bear Creek Lakes with your kayaks, canoes, and boats. Paddle along the shoreline or venture out to the peaceful coves. - **Fishing:** Cast your line from the shore or a boat and enjoy fishing in our well-stocked lakes, teeming with bass, trout, and catfish. - **Hiking and Biking Trails:** Discover acres of scenic trails perfect for hiking and mountain biking. Our trails wind through lush forests, past waterfalls, and up to breathtaking viewpoints. - **ATV and Quad Riding:** Experience the thrill of riding ATVs and quads on our designated trails, designed for all skill levels. Feel the rush as you navigate through rugged terrain and open fields. - **Horseback Riding:** Saddle up and explore the wilderness on horseback. Explore through scenic shared trails, offering a unique perspective of the natural surroundings. **Natural Wonders:** - **Waterfalls and Caves:** Discover hidden waterfalls and mysterious caves scattered throughout the property. These natural wonders provide perfect spots for exploration and photography. - **Wildlife Viewing:** Encounter a variety of wildlife, from deer and foxes to eagles and owls. Our site is a haven for nature enthusiasts and bird watchers. **Amenities:** Cell Service is available from most carriers. - **Pet-Friendly:** Bring your pets along for the adventure! We offer pet-friendly campsites and trails. - **Stargazing:** With minimal light pollution, our campsite offers a perfect setting for stargazing and astrophotography. Enjoy the clear night sky and the Milky Way in all its glory. - **Quiet Zones:** Find tranquility everywhere, perfect for meditation, reading, or simply unwinding in nature. **Nearby Attractions:** - **Local Eateries and Shops:** Explore nearby towns and enjoy local cuisine, charming shops, and friendly hospitality. - **Historic Sites:** Visit historic landmarks and learn about the rich cultural heritage of the region. At Gable Family Outdoors, you’ll find a harmonious blend of thrilling activities and serene environments. Whether you’re seeking an action-packed adventure or a peaceful retreat, our campsites on the Bear Creek Lakes is the perfect destination. Book your stay today and create unforgettable memories with family and friends!
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Fly South RV Campground

1 site · RV18 acres · Cullman, AL
Fly South RV Campground, nestled in Cullman, Alabama, offers a gated sanctuary. With 42 sites featuring 30 and 50-amp service, along with full sewer hookups, we ensure your comfort. Reserve your spot online or by calling 256-615-1014. Upon booking, receive a unique gate access code for your stay. Our common area boasts picnic tables, shaded spots, grills, and a dog park for your convenience. Whether you're seeking a long-term RV park or a short-term stay, we accommodate both.
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Mt. Doom's Haunted Woodlands

5 sites · RVs, Tents200 acres · Hanceville, AL
Mt. Doom has over 200 acres of woodlands that have not been cut in nearly a century.  We play paintball on a small part of the property on weekends and you can join in!  However, 90% of the area is totally virgin timberland and you could walk all day without seeing another living soul.  Lots of trails and roadways to hike and views off the mountains at every turn.  Less than 1.5 mi. from Mulberry River with whitewater rapids or swimming access.  Some say spirits roam these woods but not in a malevolent way, just strange noises, sudden winds and leaves moving or the feeling of being watched.  Awesome view of the constellations far from ground light clutter and an eerie quietness prevails.  Crows will follow your movements and talk about you right to your face!  An unforgettable destination stop that you will mark on your map for every visit you take to Alabama.Learn more about this land:Over 200 acres of undeveloped southern woodlands surrounded by corporate owned timber lands that are fully accessible for hiking or mountain biking.  Campsite overlooks 20 miles of unobstructed view from a grassy point on the last mountains in the Appalachian Mountain chains.  Very isolated and quiet with good view of constellations at night.  Miles of woodland roadways and trails where you won't see another person but might catch a glimpse of any number of southern woodland creatures.  A little noisy on weekends as we operate a paintball/airsoft field on part of the property, but otherwise you'd be the only people in the woods for miles around.  Paintball "extra" available if you'd like to try a survival game while you are here!
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Shoal Creek Natural Farm

5 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Westpoint , TN
My son had cancer which motivated us to find a perfect place to live well and grow our own food. We have a five-acre grove of various fruits. A greenhouse and gardens. Appx 100 chickens, goats, sheep, llamas, ducks and vicious geese.Seasonal fruits and vegetables available. Eggs most days. Other specialty products depending on my time and interest.Learn more about this land:We have an island on a canoe/Kayak Creek. Our working farm with goats, sheep, chickens, geese and more is separated by a fence. The appx 8 acre bluff over a diving rock into the Creek. Nature provides groundhogs, deer, birds of prey and many others. Bass and trout laugh and feel safe from me. If you hike you’ll love this. We rappel down the bluff with a simple rope. The island could support volleyball or similar activities if so inclined. 
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AdventAge Retreat

153 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents50 acres · Haleyville, AL
Welcome to our tranquil retreat nestled in the heart of nature! This hidden gem offers a unique blend of natural beauty and modern comforts, making it the perfect escape for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. Accommodation Features: *Rock Shelters: Discover two stunning rock shelters on the property, providing a picturesque setting for relaxation or exploration. *Ponds: Immerse yourself in the serene ambiance with three beautiful ponds, perfect for catching and releasing fish or simply enjoying the peaceful surroundings. *Fishing: Enjoy catch and release fishing in the ponds, providing a soothing and rewarding experience for fishing enthusiasts. *Hiking Trails: Embark on scenic hiking trails that wind through the property, offering breathtaking views of rolling hills, creeks, and lush landscapes. *Camping Options: Choose from wooded or non-wooded camping options, allowing you to tailor your outdoor experience to your preferences. *RV Parking: Bring your RV and utilize the dedicated 30-amp connection, ensuring a comfortable stay amidst nature. *Dump Station: Convenience is key, and our nearby dump station makes RV maintenance hassle-free. *On-site Camper Rental: For those seeking a cozy stay, we offer an on-site camper available for rent, equipped with all the essentials for a comfortable retreat. *Natural Features: Explore the diverse terrain, including rolling hills, babbling creeks, and two enchanting waterfalls during the wet season. *Tranquil Atmosphere: Experience the utmost tranquility in our super quiet and beautiful property, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Whether you're a solo adventurer, a couple seeking a romantic getaway, or a family yearning for quality time in nature, our property offers an unforgettable escape. Book now and immerse yourself in the beauty of our natural haven!
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