Hipcamp host Mandi H.,
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As the Landowner, Site Steward, and Minister of our Historical Rock Shelters, My family and I will promote protection through monitoring, education, research, and public awareness to ensure that one of Kentucky's significant sites will be preserved and protected for future generations.

Our goal is to educate the community about ‘The Great Spirit’ aka Jesus Christ, C

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As the Landowner, Site Steward, and Minister of our Historical Rock Shelters, My family and I will promote protection through monitoring, education, research, and public awareness to ensure that one of Kentucky's significant sites will be preserved and protected for future generations.

Our goal is to educate the community about ‘The Great Spirit’ aka Jesus Christ, Cultural Heritage Conservation & Economical Self Sustainable Living. We offer Fellowship & Visual Educational Exhibits to provoke a passion for learning about cultural customs, beliefs, rites, rituals, ceremonies, indigenous knowledge, arts, crafts, music, beliefs, behavior, history, practices concerning the natural environment, religious and scientific traditions, language, sports, food and drink, calendars, clothing, and emerging new cultures which will become the heritage of the future. Encouraging cultural heritage traditions and diversity creates a rich and varied world, which nurtures human capacities and values, and therefore is a mainspring for sustainable development for communities, peoples and nations.

The origin of Kentucky’s name is derived from an Iroquois word “Kenta,” meaning “Field” or “Meadow.” “Meadowlands.”

Fellowship Communal Areas:

Historical/Archeological Sites

Wayanda Rock Shelter “Wayanda” is thought to be a variant of the Native American word for “the place of happy hearts.”

Little Taysha Rock Shelter “Taysha” which means "friend" or "ally" in the Caddo Indian language.

In our Rock Shelters…. -Conduct Sermons, Cereomies, Rites, Rituals, Worship, Reflection, Benediction, Meditation, Devotion, Discipleship & Religious Studies of ‘The Great Spirit” Jesus Christ our Savior -Signs/Images/Exhibits displayed of ceremonial peace pipe rituals, chants & music (Rules posted for visiting & learning about Stewardship of Archeological sites)

The BIG WHITE OAK~ Sacred Medicine Tree Pow•Wow Playground -Area for recreational enjoyment; Tuckernucks-Algonquin word for picnics; Arts & Crafts, games, swings, storytelling, and entertainment -Signs/Images/Exhibits displayed of plants, trees and their edible and medicinal uses; Legends, tales, myths and folklore; Native games and dances

Treasure Hunt Trail~Scavenger Hunt Hunt for the Rich History and Culture of Native Americans who lived here in Kentucky & *The OG’s of Conservation* -Traverse this trail searching for clues provided on the scavenger hunt sheet.

Trail of Haunts Spooky displays and Native American Legends of “Ghosts,” “Spirits,” “Witches,” “Monsters,” and “The Supernatural.”

WEIRS Trap Pond Here you can practice building a stone or wooden Weir fishing trap. Dive deep into the portals to the past with promise for the future and survival!

A fish weir or fish trap is a human-made structure built of stone, reeds, or wooden posts placed within the channel of a stream or at the edge of a tidal lagoon intended to capture fish as they swim along with the current.

Fellowship Stargazer & Campfire Habitats Unwind & Relax after a fun filled day of Fellowship and Curtural learning at one of our Habitat Reservations! Each habitat is supplied with a hammock, fire ring, lighter, flashlight, seating, table, tree cookie slab, 5 gallons water, trash receptacle and composting latrine. As the sun goes down you’ll enjoy seeing the the flickering fairy lights decorating your habitat and The Meadowlands!

-Habitats are named after the four designated prehistoric traditions and Indigenous terms, displaying signs/images/exhibits defining their meaning at each habitat.

Paleoindian Habitat #1~Dream Catcher Dwelling (12,000-7500 B.C.)

Archaic Habitat #2~Petroglyph Point (7500-1500 B.C.)

Woodland Habitat #3~Gnomes Home (1500 B.C.-900 A.D.) Adena (early Woodland) Hopewell (middle Woodland),

Mississippian Habitat #4~Arrowhead Alley (900-1650 A.D.)

Plan your families Pow•wow here! Learn about the Native American Hominy hole in our Large Rock Shelter. (Waterfalls may be dry during drought season)! You will enjoy the peaceful sounds of nature along with the sounds of our farm animals!! We have peacocks, pheasants, pigs, honey bees, chickens, ducks, geese, rabbits, dogs and cats. The dogs may visit you and keep you company if you’d like, if not we will certainly put them up during your stay. We have a pond that you’re more than welcome to fish in or put one our kayaks in to play or practice!! These are primitive camp sites that are very spacious. We are working on a community bathroom/solar shower! You will have access to all of our farm. Walking trails, fishing in our pond, a community area under our big oak tree with picnic tables, swings and a fire pit. We’ve added a 5 hole putt putt course as well as a giant connect four, cornhole, giant dice, yardzee, and tetherball! Bring your inner artist out and paint a rock! (supplies provided) Crack open our educational beehive to learn about honey bees! At night you’ll enjoy all of the fairy lights! We’ve also added a haunted trail!! There is also a fire pit in one of the rock shelters that you are welcome to use. We are close to Rough River lake, Nolin Lake, Mammoth Cave and White Mills Falls!! Put us on your bucket list and come stay with us soon!! Let us know if you have any questions to help you plan your stay!

Campsite area
Tent sites
5 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Up to 2 vehicles
4WD Recommended
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No showers
No wifi
Have a question? Send Mandi a message!
  • 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
  • Weeknight discount: 20% off

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Climbing
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Got the World Cheated~Meadowlands in Kentucky.

Cave
Field
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Farm

10 Reviews

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Hipcamper Dan
Dan O.
recommends this listing.
(Arrowhead Alley)
October 19th, 2021

Tranquil farm spot, trails, and friendly host.

Hipcamper John
John B.
recommends this listing.
(Petroglyph Point)
October 10th, 2021

The host was very welcoming. The campsite was primitive, but they try to provide things needed. The farm animals were fun, and there were some yard games provided for entertainment. The shelter is a short easy hike away. We enjoyed being in a quiet isolated spot. The stars were beautiful. Oh, and the Halloween trail was awesome!!
It would be beneficial to have pictures of the campsites on the website, in order to better choose which one would be best. Just be aware that this is primitive camping.
Thanks for a fun weekend!

Hipcamper Leann

Exceptional

Leann H.
recommends this listing.
(Petroglyph Point)
September 24th, 2021

We had a little miss hap with our camp site, but let me tell you, they went ABOVE AND BEYOND to make sure my 82yo gram and I felt welcome and comfortable during out stay. When we got there (pretty late at that) we were greeted in the driveway by huge smiling friendly faces that make you feel like you’re going to a friend house. In the morning we were showed around and got to meet the many animals they have there! Jerry the turkey was the first to say hello to us in the morning! This is a very beautiful property, and talking with the owners they have so many wonderful plans on expanding the already wonderful options they offer! I can’t wait til go back and take my kids next summer! Amazing amazing amazin!

Hipcamper Deb

Relaxing and fun!

Deb S.
recommends this listing.
(Gnomes Home)
September 22nd, 2021

Staying at the farm was a pleasant and interesting experience. A variety of private, woodsy campsites that the host supplies with convenient amenities like bug spray, fire starter, garbage bags, etc. Those thoughtful touches made camping easy! There is so much to do a few steps away from your site! Hiking, visiting the animals, lawn games, etc. Walking the trails on the property was a treat (and a few tricks) as well. Be prepared for some “halloweeny” surprises along the way. Unfortunately, we were unable to get down to the rock shelter because we have a senior dog who couldn’t walk a short steep part in the trail. Even missing that we had a nice, relaxing stay. It is obvious that the hosts have put a lot of thought into developing a fun, family friendly getaway! Mandi was super friendly, and responsive to our needs! Thanks for a great stay!

Hipcamper Morgan

Like heaven in kentucky!

Morgan W.
recommends this listing.
(Arrowhead Alley)
September 12th, 2021

Mandi was so sweet. She greeted us and took us down to the campsite immediately. The place is beautiful! (I snapped like 150 photos because I was so in awe!). The farm animals were friendly, and it was a great addition to our stay. It was amazing that we got to take our fur-baby, too! He loved it more than us, and it was safe for him. We stayed about four days with no issues. She was even kind enough to truck us down some firewood when we needed it! I will definitely be returning again for a family trip. Can't wait to show my parents this hidden gem! The coolest part was the hike through a rock bed to the river. We even saw an old Native American addition to the rock shelter (won't spoil it for ya!). Take your trip and Cheat the World!

Hipcamper Brian

Just do it!

Brian L.
recommends this listing.
(Ceremonial Celebration)
September 12th, 2021

Just go ahead and book a stay here. Beautiful grounds, very well kept, and an unbelievable view of the night sky! Mandi was very nice and her two pups are simply adorable hosts. Will definitely book again!

Hipcamper April

Go stay here!

April B.
recommends this listing.
(Petroglyph Point)
September 7th, 2021

This campsite is magical! The sites are set up very private in the trees and far away from each other. They have composting restroom areas set up at each site and 2 chairs and a table. The hosts are friendly , hospitable and flexible (thanks so much for a late check out!) Would love to stay here again and spend more time exploring the creek, waterfalls and caves on the property. It’s a beautiful place (:

Hipcamper Colleen

Great hospitality and campsite

Colleen H.
recommends this listing.
(Gnomes Home)
August 23rd, 2021

Mandi was extremely helpful and hospitable. We were greeted by her two friendly pups when we arrived. The campsite we stayed at was private and spacious.

Hipcamper Rick

One of the best

Rick B.
recommends this listing.
(Ceremonial Celebration)
August 7th, 2021

This place is amazing. Highly recommend. The campsite was very clean and well taken care of.

Awards

Best of 2022 Kentucky
Finalist
Property
The Meadowlands
State
Kentucky
Country
United States
$75/night
5 Sites