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Chestnut Grove

· Hemlock, Livingston, New York
10 acres hosted by Robert N.
1 RV/tent site
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Large secluded campsite bordering the Hemlock-Canadice State Forest above beautiful Hemlock Lake in the Western Finger Lakes Region of NYS. Hemlock Lake is a pristine and undeveloped body of water, about a half hour south of Rochester NY. Explore the 6,684 acre State Forest and surrounding natural areas and parks. Hemlock Lake is managed by the NYS DEC and City of Rochester Water Dept. and allows small boats, kayaks, canoes, ect. (no swimming). There are many great hiking trails, back roads for biking and walking, farms, breweries, wineries, restaurants, shops, antique stores ect, within minutes of the property.Pitch a tent or park your camper in this beautiful and secluded campsite on the hillside above Hemlock Lake NY overlooking a waterfall and deep ravine. There is a large Amish built outhouse included with this site for your comfort and convenience. You will be provided with campfire wood with an option to purchase more onsite.
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26 ratings · 23 reviews
George K.recommends
June 2, 2024
Wooded Waterfall Campsite
We enjoyed our stay. Robert met us and guided us to the site, which is located near his house but down a gravel path. We were provided with plenty of firewood. While on the site, we barely heard or saw anyone else, except an occasional passing car or lawn mower in the distance. The campsite had nice wooden furniture and a very clean pit toilet. We took a 15 min walk through the woods to get to Hemlock Lake, though it was a bit treacherous at points. You can also easily drive there too. The stars were very bright in the meadows near the site.
Alan S.recommends
May 19, 2024
Wooded Waterfall Campsite
Great site.
We loved camping on Bob's land. Tge site is equal to most state park campsites with space and nice seating. The outhouse is also one of the nicest/cleanest we have ever seen. A little challenging to back a trailer in to in a rainstorm, but a nice gravel surface. We will definitely be back!
Amber W.recommends
May 10, 2024
Wooded Waterfall Campsite
Beautiful, private campsite
Beautiful private wooded campsite. Backs up to the forest. Robert was super kind and helpful. He has done a great job with adding nice furniture and a table to the site. He provided firewood as well. The vault toilet is clean and taken care of. Would stay here again and would reccommend it to everyone.
John W.recommends
April 29, 2024
Wooded Waterfall Campsite
The campsite location was quite private. There is a house in view but it is across a ravine and partially shielded by trees. The rustic furniture around the fire pit is comfy and well made. There is a new, odor free out house. Bob provided us with an abundant amount of fire wood.
Patrick D.recommends
April 9, 2024
Wooded Waterfall Campsite
Unbeatable for the price
Visited for the solar eclipse and despite the rainy weather was absolutely worth it. Robert’s little spot is lovely, it sits right at the edge of a big ravine and borders state forest land with a ton of natural space to explore right outside the campground itself. Robert has done an excellent job with the facilities, the site has the cleanest pit toilet I’ve ever seen. He is a communicative host who proactively told me about a road closure, saving me a ton of headache on the way there. I would strongly recommend booking here! Just a couple of things I would keep in mind: if you’re tent camping like I was the ground is kind of rocky as it is in the mountains, so I would use heavy duty stakes. Also, while it is secluded there is a house on the other side of the ravine so you may not want to engage in any activities you wouldn’t want them to see. Also make sure you remember where the ravine is, especially if you come in at night like I did, it’s quite the drop! Otherwise it is basically a perfect camp site for the area and I would come back if I was in the neighborhood in a heart beat!
Tim L.recommends
April 8, 2024
Wooded Waterfall Campsite
Fantastic site and very private!
We had a fantastic time on Robert’s land! The site was very clean and very private. If you’re looking for a nice relaxing place to stay then look no further! I’ve stayed on many sites with Hipcamp and this one is definitely one of my favorites! We will be back!!
Hemlock, Livingston, New York, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Ho-de-no-sau-nee-ga (Haudenosaunee) and Onöndowa’ga:’ (Seneca) First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Robert N.Joined in May 2022
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