Hipcamp host Kerry B.,
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Voted best Hipcamp in Indiana to visit for 4 years

Listed on Rachael Ray Magazine's "8 of America's Coolest Campgrounds"

This listing is for tent, car, or small RV camping - We currently do not rent the tree house since it is my home. I may rent it out in the future and I will h

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Voted best Hipcamp in Indiana to visit for 4 years

Listed on Rachael Ray Magazine's "8 of America's Coolest Campgrounds"

This listing is for tent, car, or small RV camping - We currently do not rent the tree house since it is my home. I may rent it out in the future and I will have a cabin available later in the year We also have the Cozy Camping Cottage available. Skip the tent setup and stay in our micro cottage. Just pull in and you'll be ready for camping. Check out the Cozy Camping Cottage listing on hipcamp.

Kids are people too - Please include all people when booking your site. 

We are on a solar powered, off the grid 60 acre homestead that has 54 acres of wooded land and 6 acres of groomed land. Come explore our land and relax in the "Tree Web", see the 2 story tree house that I live in, have fun on the tire swing, or just sit and enjoy all that nature has to offer. You can explore our interesting topography that has close to  100 foot of elevation changes, our (mostly) dry creek system that starts with 2 springs that drain into 3 sinkholes or walk 3 miles of trails (if you follow each trail from end to end).

Camping can be in the Black Walnut Grove, in an open field or a shady grove. We like to interact with people or you can keep to yourself and have a quiet getaway in the woods.

We love groups - Host your event here or have a group gathering with all your friends and family. We have spaces large enough to host hundreds of people. 

Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
30 sites
Up to 52 guests per site
Up to 10 vehicles
2WD Accessible
No wheelchair access
RV Information
Pop-up campers, Class B RVs, Class C RVs, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 25 feet allowed
Back-in site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass-or-field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
No Travel trailers, Fifth wheels, Toy haulers, or Class A RVs
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
Generators not allowed
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No wifi
Have a question? Send Kerry a message!
  • Check in: After 11AM
  • Check out: Before 4PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Hiking

My land has a loop around it which goes by some big sinkholes. It is about a mile if you take the entire loop. I can also reco...Read more

Paddling

We are just 15 minutes from the Blue River which offers canoe trips

Wildlife watching

I have seen deer, fox, squirrel, birds, turkeys, possums, raccoons,, mice, snakes, cats, dogs, chickens and more on the land. N...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Black Walnut Grove at Happy Hollow in Indiana.

Cave

We are in the middle of "Cave Country" just a few miles from a large commercial cave and some smaller non commercial caves. We...Read more

Forest

27 acres of wooded land.

River, stream, or creek

We have a series of dry creeks on the land. They flow during big rain storms

Waterfall

Our waterfall is seasonal. It flows all year, but during the dryer season it is more of steady drip of water.

Farm

We are more of a "homestead" than a farm or ranch but we have chickens, bee keep, orchards and a garden.

Driveway

We have gravel roads to get you to several different pars of the land. The main driveway is about a 1/4 mile to the barn.

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Hipcamper Mason
Mason B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 15th, 2022

We absolutely loved camping here. Between the very friendly pups that stayed with us all night, the very convenient campsites full of trees perfect for hammock use and the hot and refreshing outdoor shower- we had an amazing experience. We totally plan on camping here again!

Hipcamper Noah
Noah B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 14th, 2022

Kerry's directions to the property were easy to follow and he met me as I arrived to tell me where to head for a site. The outhouses and the shower were all really nice and the land itself was a great place to camp. Wish I could've stayed more than one night!

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Hipcamper David

Camping with shade trees

David D.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 13th, 2022

Great camping location under the trees

Hipcamper Kenneth
Kenneth B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 12th, 2022

Looking forward to seeing the dome completed

Hipcamper Chad

Go off-grid and recharge.

Chad H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 10th, 2022

The scenery was spectacular. The host (Kerry) was a kewl kat with many fun and interesting stories as well as helpful if you simply ask him for help.
I was very thank for the hot showers after a long day of getting dirty. I enjoyed the fact I had no cell phone service so I could unplug and recharge. (I think Verizon has limited signal).

Hipcamper Maggie
Maggie S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 9th, 2022

This spot is a hidden gem in Southern Indiana. I have been twice, and I am always blown away by the beauty of the spring flowers. Kerry is very friendly, and his creativity on the property, regarding the structures and maintenance is really inspiring. There's lots of wonderful trails to follow right there on the property, winding creeks, bird watching, and a variety of plants. I can't wait to go back.

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Hipcamper Thomas
Thomas L.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 7th, 2022

Very special place. Kerry is the best host and I loved everything.

Hipcamper Kitt

Camping with dogs!

Kitt N.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
April 29th, 2022

Kerry's land is just beautiful. My dog & I had a perfect slice of it all to ourselves. Kerry was a gracious host & we look forward to returning.

Hipcamper Katlyn

A little vally of joy

Katlyn C.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
April 18th, 2022

Tent camping on Kerry's land was a true joy. Beautiful land and whimsical buildings. It is a quick drive from Louisville. Also, there is a neat little hiking area nearby (Hemlock Cliffs) Kerry is a real nice dude, really friendly, and seems to always be importing his little corner of the world.

Awards

Best of 2022 Indiana
1st place
Best in 2021 Indiana
1st place
Best of 2019 Indiana
4th place
Best of 2018 Indiana
1st place
Property
Happy Hollow Homestead
State
Indiana
Country
United States
$30/night
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