Family-friendly camping near Bristol

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Humble Farm with Simplicity

5 sites · Lodging, Tents3 acres · Higganum, CT
Bring your family & friends to camp at our quiet and very modest small farm. Located in backwoods horse pastures with free range chickens, a dog, and a couple of horses. The property is very spread out and there is an outhouse for all sites to us. Your pets are welcome too! Locally there are state parks with beaches, and state forest for trails & lakes, hiking and biking. Or you can just relax and enjoy the serenity! Other attractions include local farmers markets, Gilette's Castle, and the famous River Ferry crossing the Connecticut River with a vehicle across to East Haddam. We cannot allow any wood for camp fires to be brought in form the outside for environmental reasons. It can be purchased for $12 per bundle on this site or $10.00 here at farm. Farm Fresh eggs daily when available for $4.00 per 1/2 dozen. No bedding is provided for cabin or trailer sites. Garbage removal is available as well $5 per bag provided.
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Freedom Farm Homestead Campground

12 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents13 acres · New Milford, CT
Welcome to Freedom Farm Homestead Campground, a serene oasis nestled on 13 acres of picturesque landscapes, including open fields, tranquil trails, and a rejuvenating creek. Immerse yourself in nature's embrace and reconnect with your spirit as you explore our grounds. At Freedom Farm, we believe in the harmony of mind, body, and soul, and our campground offers the perfect setting for spiritual renewal and self-reflection. Whether you prefer to pitch your own tent under the starlit sky or indulge in the comforts of our furnished tents, you'll find solace and serenity amidst our verdant surroundings. As stewards of the land, we embrace the principles of self-sustainability and holistic living, and our campground reflects this ethos. Wander through our organic gardens, visit our resident chickens, or simply bask in the tranquility of nature's rhythms. With amenities such as private bathrooms, WiFi, and a swimming pool, we invite you to unwind and recharge in our rustic yet comfortable retreat. RV and car camping options are also available for those seeking a simpler, more nomadic experience. Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and embark on a journey of self-discovery at Freedom Farm Homestead Campground. Come, explore, and find your inner peace amidst the beauty of nature.
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Hucklebuck Railway Campsites

2 sites · Lodging150 acres · Red Hook, NY
Welcome to our secluded forest getaways, nestled alongside the historic Huckleberry Railway bed and offering scenic views of the Roeliff Jansen Kill. This state-stocked trout stream provides an ideal setting for fishing and swimming. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty as you enjoy activities like swimming, tubing, kayaking in the river, and exploring miles of hiking trails. Abundant wildlife and birdlife enhance the tranquility of the surroundings. Our campsites offer proximity to a variety of attractions, including breweries, wineries, pick-your-own farms, farmer's markets, historical sites, restaurants, and shopping. For your convenience, the nearest supermarket is just eight miles away, and a general store is only four miles from the site. Come unwind in nature's embrace and experience the best of both seclusion and nearby amenities.
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Holiday Hill

3 sites · RVs, Tents30 acres · Mansfield, CT
A century old chicken farm that was turned into a summer day-camp and outdoor recreation center in 1958. Currently it hosts about 500 happy campers every summer and events on the weekends.
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Looking to escape the city and immerse yourself in the great outdoors near Bristol, Connecticut? Hipcamp has over 160 family-friendly camping options in that area, ranging from rustic cabins to tent sites. With an average price per night of $58 and options as low as $20, there's something for every budget. Check out top campsites like Magic Forest Farm (317 reviews), Timbertrail Farm (257 reviews), and Paradise Valley Homestead (248 reviews) for highly-rated options. Enjoy popular amenities like toilets, potable water, and campfires, and engage in activities such as biking, whitewater paddling, and climbing. Get ready to experience nature in its purest form!

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