Hipcamp host Jackson B.,
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Woods/Timber camping. Fire rings provided. Camp in the woods (tent) or camper in field. Kybo (satellite) toilets provided. Rental of ATV (single) Firewood for purchase on site. Axe throwing targets on site.  Other accommodations can be made as needed.

Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
2 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
Wheelchair access
RV Information
Travel trailers, Fifth wheels, Toy haulers, Pop-up campers, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 24 feet allowed
Pull-in site
Surface type: grass-or-field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Ask about slideout accommodation
No Class A RVs, Class B RVs, or Class C RVs
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
Generators not allowed
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Wifi available
Bins available
No showers
No picnic table
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Jackson a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

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Hipcamper Greg


Greg G.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
June 4th, 2022

Worked well for my bikepacking route. Easy access from gravel roads, and site #1 offers some privacy in a wooded area đź‘Ť

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Hipcamper Bailey and Phil
Bailey And Phil M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
June 1st, 2022

The host was great and the site(s) provided a variety of options for camping. There was a large open area that is perfect for activities such as throwing the frisbee!

Hipcamper Jana
Jana S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
April 29th, 2022

At both sunset and sunrise we had deer pass nearby the campsite. Pretty quiet and definitely relaxing. Portable toilet was clean and stocked.

Hipcamper Blair

Incredible host!

Blair P.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
October 16th, 2021

Car trouble prevented me from getting to his Hip Camp, but I would like to thank Jackson for being so friendly and supportive-- even offering to help me with his tools. I will try again on my next trip thru Des Moines!

Hipcamper Mark

Awesome spot, peaceful and tranquil

Mark M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
September 27th, 2021

Awesome spot! Highly recommend - great communication from the host all around fantastic stay. I was there 3 nights and was very peaceful and tranquil while being a short drive to Des Moines . I had the tranquility of nature while still having fun in Des Moines. Would definitely love to do this again!

Hipcamper Jackson
Response from Jackson, the Host, on October 2nd, 2021

Mark was clean, and kind. Great communication before, during and after his stay. Don’t hesitate to host him. Great guy. Hope to see him again.

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Hipcamper lauren

Nice quiet stay, just as we needed!

Lauren A.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
July 13th, 2021

We had a great stay at Jackson's property! It was just what we were looking for, a nice quiet place to sleep overnight between driving legs of our cross country journey :) Jackson was very hospitable, easy to communicate with and thoughtful as a host. He watched the weather and offered suggestions for where our tent would be best situated considering the rain storm coming through that evening, he even cleared out and offered his barn for extra shelter :) Next stay we'll try to allocate more time there, as he has some great outdoor activities, a nice space to run around and offered a bonfire. Thanks again Jackson!

Hipcamper Bailey And Phil M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
June 7th, 2022


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