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You won't believe you are still in Kansas! C2T Ranch is a working regenerative cattle ranch, with over 4 miles of river running through it.  Amazing 150' tall limestone cliffs rising above river and several spring fed creeks feed into the river. There is hiking galore in the canyons or on the cliffs, fishing in the rivers, or bird watching on the native prairie above the cli

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You won't believe you are still in Kansas! C2T Ranch is a working regenerative cattle ranch, with over 4 miles of river running through it.  Amazing 150' tall limestone cliffs rising above river and several spring fed creeks feed into the river. There is hiking galore in the canyons or on the cliffs, fishing in the rivers, or bird watching on the native prairie above the cliffs. Fossil hunters can find a variety of fossilized shells, as well as native septarian and calcite.  

This picturesque campground has secluded campsites, all along an amazing horseshoe bend of the Saline River, each with direct river access. And, we're only a short drive north of Hays, Kansas, and very convenient to I-70, being only about 20 minutes away.

This listing is for our primitive sites, which do not have power or water (water is available on request).  There are a total of 9 sites, grouped into three different locations:

Sites 20 (South Beach) and 22 (Lucky Lady)  - These sites are located right at the sharp bend of the Saline River. In addition to being picturesque, the has deposited an immense amount of sand, creating a wonderful beach area.  These sites are perfect together for larger groups traveling together who don't need powered sites. 

Sites 30 (Raccoon Run) and 32 (Twisted Sister) - Located on the river near the house and historic blockhouse and rock corrals, these two sites are secluded and private.  Best access is by a car, but we can get an RV down there too. Bring some river shoes to go wading!

Sites 40 (Limestone Echo), 42 (Cedar Grove), 43 (Battle View), 44 (North Beach), and 45 (Custer Crossing) - You say you want to be on the river, right at the foot of 150' tall limestone cliffs?? You will LOVE any of these 5 sites.  See the pictures for a glimpse of what to expect, but you'll still have a hard time believing your eyes when you pull up.  Absolutely the best camping spots in Kansas!

Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
12 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
Wheelchair access
RV Information
Travel trailers, Fifth wheels, Toy haulers, Pop-up campers, Class A RVs, Class B RVs, Class C RVs, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 45 feet allowed
Pull-through site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass-or-field
Surface levelness: flat
Generators allowed
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
No kitchen
Laundry absent
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

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Hipcamper John

Rainy night in kansas ❤️!

John C.
recommends this listing.
(Site 40, Limestone Echo)
September 22nd, 2022

Had a quiet peaceful night on the C2T Ranch. A hidden gem of a location worth finding. Hosts were super with great communication and directions. Highly recommend getting here for a neat experience.

Hipcamper jess

Repeat camper

Jess B.
recommends this listing.
(Site 20, South Beach)
September 21st, 2022

This was my second time and it was as good as I remember it- private, beautiful and the sky is breathtaking.

Hipcamper Shane
Shane C.
recommends this listing.
(Site 44, North Beach)
September 19th, 2022

Very pretty location.
Host was prompt and had excellent communication.
We’re looking forward to our next stay.

Hipcamper Rachel

Thinking about it? do it!

Rachel B.
recommends this listing.
(Site 20, South Beach)
September 18th, 2022

We stopped here for the 3rd time on a road trip out East from Colorado. The first two visits blew us away and this time was no different. It’s a slice of paradise in a very unexpected place. It’s peaceful, private and a relaxing place to rest your head under the stars. If you are considering booking, do it! You will be so glad you did.

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Hipcamper Tiffany
Tiffany A.
recommends this listing.
(Site 43, Battle View)
September 17th, 2022

Very quiet and Serene campsites. Hosts are great! There are hiking trails up to the cliffs that are pretty awesome and the campspots are on the river. We drive a long way to stay here this year and last.

Hipcamper Allison
Allison S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 45, Custer Crossing)
September 16th, 2022

The site was convenient to get to from I70. The limestone bluff was a different side of Kansas I had not seen yet. I enjoyed the cows coming to and from the creek as well

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Hipcamper Ivan
Ivan M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 43, Battle View)
September 15th, 2022

Amazing spot. Had an awesome time. The location is spacious and well setup. Chad was a really great host. This place is a must if your are in the area.

Hipcamper Sydney

You'll have a cow ! 😁

Sydney H.
recommends this listing.
(Site 43, Battle View)
September 12th, 2022

Chad was super kind and laid back. The land is beautiful and has lots of fun things to explore. The host is extremely helpful and laid back. Hope you like cows! Moo wonderful place, will definitely be coming back every year!

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Hipcamper Lindsay
Lindsay S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 45, Custer Crossing)
September 12th, 2022

You can’t ask for a better place to camp. The owners are the best and make you feel so welcome. You’ll be disappointed if you pass this place up.

Awards

Best of 2022 Tent or RV Site
Finalist
Best of 2022 Kansas
1st place
Property
C2T Ranch on the Saline River
State
Kansas
Country
United States
$35/night
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