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Camp Earth Connection

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· Freeville, Tompkins, New York
62 acres hosted by Susan R.
13 lodging sites · 4 tent sites
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Camp Earth Connection is located in the town of Dryden, NY just 12 miles from Ithaca, NY. Camp Earth Connection offers a relaxing stay with a variety of camping options including Log Cabins, Rustic Cabins, AdirondackLean-To's and Tent-Sites. Each site has privacy, picnic tables and grills or fire pits. Camp Earth Connection is an alcohol and drug free facility, offering guests the opportunity to connect with nature and each other in a serene and beautiful natural setting. The Hammond Hill trail system, which offers hiking, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing connects to the 950 mileFinger Lakes Trail system. Wildlife is abundant in the area. It is common to hear the Coyotes and Owls throughout the day. In addition,Mink, Fishers, Bald Eagles, Turkey Buzzards, Porcupines, Raccoons, Skunks, Wild Turkeys, Ravens, Grouse, Red and Grey Fox and an occasional Black Bear are some of the inhabitants of the local forest. Guests can choose to have some peaceful alone time or be more engaged in our small community during our community campfires, campfire pancake breakfasts or workshops. Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, Camp Earth Connection offers a variety of activities and workshops such as: -Saturday Morning Campfire Pancake Breakfast between Memorial Day and Labor Day -Saturday Evening Community Campfire (when scheduled with guests) Camp Earth Connection values Diversity, Acceptance and Community. It is more than just a campground, it is an experience that can be life-changing. Guests enjoy making meaningful connections with hosts, guests, family & friends. In addition they experience the beauty and healing that is provided by this sacred natural environment. Camp Earth Connection is open to everyone and provides an accepting and safe space for folks who can't always count on that, including the LGBTQ community, People of Color and other culturally diverse individuals, families and groups.
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Thomas M.recommends
July 8, 2024
Circle of Fire Campsite
Site was beautiful, the amenities were very nice, clean showers and toilets, and everyone was very friendly. Be prepared to lug your things up and down the hill as you cannot drive up to the site. Other than this everything was wonderful!
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Paul R.recommends
June 24, 2024
Rustic Cabin 1: Red Eft w/WiFi
Camp Earth Connection is so beautiful and the cabins are amazing. It is truly the best of both worlds: feeling connected to nature but still having basic amenities like shower and wifi. I recommend it to anyone and everyone.
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Spotted N.recommends
June 4, 2024
Rustic Cabin 3: The Meadow Vole
Great for hiking and birding
The cabin is rustic with electricity and WIFI. The best of both worlds! Bathrooms and showers were clean with hot water. Luxury! Hiking trails are directly accessible from the property. The surrounding forest is home to a wide variety of woodland birds that are often heard but seldom seen. Eshay (susan) was a wonderful host.
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Mari D.
May 28, 2024
Story Time Log Cabin
Had a great stay, weather was not cooperative. Cub cabin was large and bed comfortable, the tin roof is very loud in rain. Bathroom decent and shower has good hot water.
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Chris L.recommends
May 27, 2024
Rustic Cabin 1: Red Eft w/WiFi
Cool Campsite With A Nice Owner!
Eshay runs a lovely, diverse, inclusive camp that is family friendly and also earth-friendly. My adult kid and I had a lovely time sheltering from some pretty heavy rainstorms in our rustic cabin. Just be aware that you are camping in a state forest and you will encounter bugs and possibly small snakes or other wildlife, because you're in NATURE. Don't let that deter you from checking out this lovely camp.
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Nilanjan C.recommends
July 6, 2023
Campsite 1: The Rabbit Hole w/WiFi
The camp site is really in the woods and felt very much like being in nature. This site has a very rustic feel and not some commercial camping ground. If you are into a little rough, little unkempt and overtaken by nature feel, this is it. Loved the site though had to cut short the trip due to heavy rains. Susan is wonderful and a wee nice person to have around.
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Freeville, Tompkins, New York, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Onundagaonoga (Onondaga) and Ho-de-no-sau-nee-ga (Haudenosaunee) First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Susan R.Joined in March 2017
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