Hipcamp host Leanne D.,
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BEFORE BOOKING - if you are traveling with a dog be sure to message us BEFORE booking to make sure that we can accommodate you. IMMEDIATELY AFTER BOOKING please send a message introducing yourself and confirming how many are in your group and how large your camping set up is.

We live on just over 3 acres of land. Some of it is a flat grass area, some is hilly, and som

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BEFORE BOOKING - if you are traveling with a dog be sure to message us BEFORE booking to make sure that we can accommodate you. IMMEDIATELY AFTER BOOKING please send a message introducing yourself and confirming how many are in your group and how large your camping set up is.

We live on just over 3 acres of land. Some of it is a flat grass area, some is hilly, and some has taller brush. From any of these camping areas you can see our home but not much else besides fields, brush, and grass - and the sky!

A train goes by a few times a day/night. We are located on a paved rural road, so while you will hear cars go by, there is no flow of constant traffic. We are located an easy two miles from a gas station and an easy 17-30 minute drive to Des Moines if you're looking to go into the city.

The land is former farm land but the house is a historical church rectory that was moved to this location several years ago.

Due to Social distancing we will not be able to meet guests in person but we are home.  We have shut down hosting indoor guests during this time as well so the only other people you may see are other campers.

RV only area
Vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
3 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
Wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Amenities
Potable water available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Camping vehicle details
Electrical hookup available
Water hookup available
Generators allowed
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Pull-in site
Max length 30ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Have a question? Send Leanne a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out

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Farm fresh organic eggs, dozen

Our chickens are fed nothing but organic chicken feed and organic food scraps...Read more

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Wildlife watching

Ground hogs, fox, coyote, deer, birds, and squirrels are seen regularly.

Biking

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Comfortable Camping near Des Moines in Iowa.

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Suburban
Farm
Driveway

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Hipcamper Jeremy
Jeremy P.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 6th, 2021

Exactly like the description says, it is a low-key spot to pitch a tent. I stopped here on my move cross-country and it was perfect.

Beautiful sunriseNice view over the treesPitched my tent adjacent to the chicken coop
Hipcamper Jodi

Friendly, speedy communication!

Jodi L.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 5th, 2021

We didn’t actually make it due to unavoidable circumstances but Leanne’s excellent communication and friendliness makes me wish we had!

Hipcamper Diana
Diana P.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 10th, 2021

Easy driveway spot for passing through Des Moinse.

Hipcamper Carter
Carter R.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 9th, 2021

Lovely spot and easy to find with the chicken sculptures in the yard

Hipcamper Margaret

A hipcamp cat rescue love story

Margaret G.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 14th, 2021

First, you can’t beat the low price of this campsite! That by itself makes this a well worth it stop! Like many others have said, there is very minimal road noise and the train going by, while loud, does not last long. I felt I had a decent amount of privacy and felt very safe here.

On a completely different note, I wanted to share the cool experience I had while staying here of the stray cat I rescued. He approached my campsite one night and was very friendly. After checking that it wasn’t the landowner’s or neighbor’s I knew he was a road warrior kitty who had been in his fair share of fights. He was so sweet and trusting that I knew I couldn’t leave not knowing what would happen to him after I left to continue my road trip. So we hopped in my car the next morning and went to a local rescue. They assured me he would be rehabbed, neutered, and sent to their adoption program. Not very HipCamp review related but who doesn’t love a wholesome story and happy ending? Definitely a cool experience I will remember on my road trip.

Hipcamper Jonathan

Angel in heaven county

Jonathan T.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 27th, 2021

The property has easy access along a paved country road but feels very private. The sounds of the chickens are calming.

More importantly, Leanne herself is an angel in disguise. Her awareness of the needs of her guests and subsequent caring actions are rare indeed. The world needs more Leannes.

Hipcamper Irving

Safe

Irving E.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 28th, 2021

Excellent stop. Safe.

Hipcamper Irving

Wonderful

Irving E.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 22nd, 2021

Fantastic place to safely park & stay in your car or RV. Close to downtown (within 30 min). Fast & easy response. Had access to WiFi.

Hipcamper Sharon

Cozy farm experience

Sharon S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 8th, 2021

Host was very kind and welcoming. Electricity and water available (bring extension cords). Farm is beautiful...and the fresh eggs are a bonus!

Awards

Best of 2019 Iowa
7th place
Property
Crazy Chicken Lady Land
State
Iowa
Country
United States
$14/night
3 Sites