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The Light Center offers camping in a 30 ft. diameter Pacific Yurt which is off grid and in the woods. It is essentially a camping experience, with everything that goes along with that (e.g., no power or running water) There is one really great bonus during the cold, Heaters with propane tanks are provided that will warm the cold evenings with joy even in the colder nights. 

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The Light Center offers camping in a 30 ft. diameter Pacific Yurt which is off grid and in the woods. It is essentially a camping experience, with everything that goes along with that (e.g., no power or running water) There is one really great bonus during the cold, Heaters with propane tanks are provided that will warm the cold evenings with joy even in the colder nights. 

This beautiful structure has a raised platform floor with a deck off the front. There are windows, door and a dome skylight.

A futon with sheets, blankets and comforter is provided. A second futon is available as well.  We kindly ask that all “Yurt-ers” bring their own camping supplies. Fresh, clean water is available at trail head so bringing container(s) for water or bring your own water. 

Please only start fires in designated fire pits. During burn bans or drought periods all fires are prohibited. All fires must be COMPLETELY extinguished upon leaving the site. 

Insect spray is advised during tick and chigger season. 

Please read the rules section for our alcohol policy.

The Yurt is available for $60/night for up to 4 people; $10/night per additional person up to max of 12.

Lodging provided
Yurt
1 site
Up to 12 guests per site
Walk to listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
No kitchen
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Robin a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 20% off
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 94%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

On dirt country roads

Hiking

Wide cut trails as well as rustic small trails

Wildlife watching

Birds, deer and more, natural sanctuary

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at The Redtail Yurt in Kansas.

Forest

Enchanted

Field

30 acres of native prairie grasses

River, stream, or creek

Eight Mile Creek level changes with rain and wanders through the property

Farm

Organic farm

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Hipcamper Peter

Great get away!

Peter C.
recommends this listing.
June 8th, 2022

We love the Yurt! Your own little private space to get away and enjoy the outdoors with the comfort of the yurt. This was our second time coming and we will be back again soon.

Hipcamper Robin
Response from Robin, the Host, on June 8th, 2022

Wonderful Peter, you are always welcome here!

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Hipcamper Rebecca
Rebecca G.
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May 20th, 2022

We loved staying at the yurt! The woods full of wild flowers and butterflies were right outside the door.

Hipcamper Robin
Response from Robin, the Host, on May 23rd, 2022

So glad you enjoyed the magic of the springtime woods!

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Hipcamper Denise

The redtail yurt

Denise S.
recommends this listing.
May 9th, 2022

We enjoyed a relaxing evening around the fire next to the yurt. Great land, great space and very private. Perfect weekend getaway.

Hipcamper Nicolai
Nicolai R.
recommends this listing.
March 27th, 2022

Beautiful land, wonderful people, dogs and goats. Dream land, fun to stay the night :)

Hipcamper Robin
Response from Robin, the Host, on March 30th, 2022

Nicolai was a wonderful guest and there was good communication. We would welcome him to return!

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Hipcamper Kylie

Great stay

Kylie S.
recommends this listing.
March 15th, 2022

The hosts were very welcoming! There was plenty of room and my friends and I had a great time!

Hipcamper Trevor

It was a good experience but…

Trevor B.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
November 16th, 2021

First off, overall we had a very good time at this location. However, I have two complaints that I hope get fixed for the next campers. First off, being that we went to the Yurt on a chilly night, the heater was a necessity. When we were trying to get the heater going I realized that the propane connected to it was out. I had went up to finish unpacking and happened to see a propane tank sitting out in the grass. Assuming this was for us I asked the young lady there for confirmation of which she said she wasn’t sure. We still ended up taking it and it seemed to be fine. Then I found that the only way to get the empty one off was with a wrench, which I did not just happen to have one on me. I had to ask one of the random people staying on the property to supply me with one. We got lucky because when I went to the main house no one was there to assist me. I felt this was something that should’ve been taken care of prior to our arrival or it at least should’ve been easier to communicate with our hosts. There is also zero cell service out there so making a quick call or text is nearly impossible.

Secondly, the pictures on the listing seem to be a bit out of date. The yurt was not nearly as well kept and clean as the pictures make it look out to be.

On a positive note, the property was very nice and the people staying there were as well. We had a good time but I do believe for an $60/night (+ about an additional $20 in cleaning fees and tax) these things should be tightened up. I would love to come back out to this location at some point just for the experience and good energy but do hope no one else has to go though that.

Hipcamper Melissa

Great little retreat

Melissa M.
recommends this listing.
November 8th, 2021

Unfortunately I arrived very late after a long travel day, but the hosts had set up lights at the front of the short trail to the yurt so I could find my way! The yurt itself was beautiful - incredibly spacious and comfortable. I would definitely stay there again!

Hipcamper Amylia
Amylia O.
recommends this listing.
November 1st, 2021

Robin was a lovely host, and Andrew was very helpful in showing me around when I arrived! The yurt itself was delightful, though the mice did help themselves to some food I had laying out, I can’t say I blame them. Beautiful woods to walk around, and sitting by the fire was wonderful, even later in the season. Highly recommended!

Hipcamper Jordan

This stop was well worth it!!!

Jordan S.
recommends this listing.
October 25th, 2021

This was a fantastic stay! Super friendly hosts, and the yurt was a very cool experience!

Awards

Best of 2022 Kansas
Finalist
Best of 2018 Kansas
1st place
Property
The Light Center
State
Kansas
Country
United States
$60/night
1 Site

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