May 30, 2022
Top Tier Tent Camping!
The camping experience here is spectacular. Mike is a stellar guy who is helpful, knowledgeable, and easy-going. The land is pristine with a babbling brook running along the edge of his property. We had a platform set up with a rain tarp for our tent which was nice. There are plenty of chairs and tables, so consider not having to bring that stuff. If you are into cool bugs and salamanders, this is the place! There are mushrooms to hunt and other forest trinkets to behold. There is a fascinating Shiitaki farm that Mike runs and is happy to show you. It is pet-friendly, and there are extra fun things like foam swords, balls, fishing pole, etc. Only 90 minutes from NYC, you can't beat this getaway. It is private, quiet and a very healing place.
April 24, 2022
Mountain feel close to the city
Loved tent camping here! There were many amenities (covered deck, firepits, outhouse and outdoor shower, picnic table) making it a very comfortable stay. Communication was excellent, directions clear. And most importantly, the land is beautiful. Lots of land to roam around in, water to explore, rock formations to climb. One can hear the road traffic in the distance but it feels like it’s in the mountains since there are almost no houses to be seen from this spot. Absolutely incredible so close to the city.
Would definitely come back!
February 21, 2022
Lots of nature! Host is the great!
I love this camp site! Very private and lots of nature around. You can try highland trail right next campsite. When I stay at phoenix landing, unexpectedly snow storm came and it has crazy wind, Mike checked me consistently and help. He is a such nice man and help me from his heart in unexpected weather. Even weather was crazy, it was the one of best camping trip I’ve ever had! Trail was super nice and long. I could go with bicycle(next time) I definitely go back again! Thanks Mike!
October 17, 2021
My husband Nehad, myself and our four furry babies had a Wonderful time at Phoenix Landing. So peaceful and beautiful! It was so nice to be the only ones there. We will definitely go back again.
October 11, 2021
Mike was very friendly, helpful, and responsive! Campsite was perfect for what we were looking for. Keep in mind road onto property is not paved and to drive up to campsite itself you need AWD.
October 11, 2021
Mike was so accommodating and such a great host! The site is amazing and you have the area all to yourself, it was a great get away.
September 26, 2021
We had a Great time!!
Very private exclusive space for camping. I took my 7yr old son and we had a blast exploring. I was actually very surprised about how quiet it was; it really gave me a chance to experience the land without any distractions. I would definitely recommend it.
September 22, 2021
We had a lot of fun staying here with our dog. It was a very secluded, beautiful area. Mike is so friendly and helpful. Couldn’t recommend it enough
September 20, 2021
Second time here and it was great! Mike checked to make sure we had what we needed and otherwise let us be. Highly recommend!
August 9, 2021
Great camping location in the Hudson Valley. Mike was a great host and easy to communicate with. The space itself was large and easy to navigate. Would definitely visit again!
July 21, 2021
Mike was very helpful, we had plenty of room and privacy would 100% go again.
The stream provided a place to dip into and provide a nice cool down when I was there. Very much enjoyed! The road into the site is quite rough and the one to the campsite is quite steep but with my high clearance AWD Subaru I was able to get where I needed with no problem. The site is very nice in terms of being tucked into a wonderfully intact forest. The nearby 2 lane highway creates a lot of noise in the morning but otherwise there is no sense of nearby neighbors. A very special place. Thanks Mike.
July 5, 2021
Perfect camping place
Phoenix landing is suck an awesome place. Mike is a great host. Can’t believe this place is only 1 hour from NYC. This place is remote enough to be out in nature but also has perfect cell signal just in case you need to get in touch with reality. I would recommend this place to anyone around the NYC area looking for a quick camping getaway.
June 12, 2021
We spent 2 nights here, and since all the sites are combined we had 2 picnic tables, the platform, the outhouse, shower all to ourselves.. we had a fairly new sedan on lease and was able to make it up the hill, just get a head start and go up steady.
It rained on us on and off throughout those days so the platform was great, we fit a 3-man and 1-man tent easily on there. Extra firewood is available down the hill, and spending the humid afternoon by the stream was awesome, definitely would come back!
June 7, 2021
We had a great time at the Farnch and will definitely be back. Mike is great and the property is perfect for big or small groups alike.
May 31, 2021
Great spot and close to the city!
We had a great time! The campsite was spacious, clean, and Mike was very helpful. There was running water to wash dishes and even an outdoor shower to rinse off. There was a lot of land to explore and we even took a dip in the stream nearby. It was only 1.5 hours from Brooklyn but felt like we were in the middle of nowhere.
Would definitely recommend an all wheel drive vehicle to make it all the way to the campsite, but if you don’t, the walk is only 5 mins (but could be difficult if you’re carrying gear since it’s uphill).
We’d definitely recommend this spot, just understand it isn’t glamming, but you still get some creature comforts.
May 13, 2021
facility was prepared for our arrival. clean, quiet, friendly accommodating owner who periodically checked in to be sure the group was safe and had what we needed.
close to many hiking trails.
May 11, 2021
Wonderful Weekend Getaway
Mike was very hospitable, offering for us to explore his 25 acres & walk along the stream to fish. We brought a tarp for rain cover since our weekend had some mild rainy weather one day, but there were also a tarp above one of the camping tent platforms which was a nice touch.
May 3, 2021
We had a great trip. Mike was a very prompt and clear communicator before the trip, and made it easy to get settled once we'd arrived. The location was lovely (would recommend the nearby hikes and the swimming hole). There were lots of places to choose for placing tents, firewood was made easy, and plenty of useful seating. There's water down by the house but none right at camp, so make sure to bring enough for drinking, hand washing, and dishes. We'd definitely come back and would recommend it to other campers!
April 20, 2021
Super calm, Mike and his mushrooms are amazing and his property is beautiful. We had a wonderful time!
April 18, 2021
Great set up! Plenty of space for a large group of people and Mike was great at communicating.
April 13, 2021
Brothers camping trip
Mike is a nice guy and was quick to respond to all my questions leading up to the trip. The site is secluded yet close to a lot of things we stopped in Peekskill and went to the brewery we also hiked bear Mountain and there are other hikes very close as well. The campsite is up a steep dirt road so you have to be careful/have a 4 wheel drive car. You are really camping here with no power and an out house but that’s what we wanted. The location is really optimal for any activities you’d want to do in the area it was perfect for a quick guys weekend for us.
April 11, 2021
Great spot! And close to A+ hiking!
Great spot! The location is central to lots of excellent hiking; there's a tent platform + tarp for rain; and Mike has a fire pit and some firewood. (Warning: not necessarily dry! Our firestarting skills were tested.) There are a few things around that could use some TLC (e.g. the tent platform is sagging), and some people won't be psyched about the poop-into-a-bag outhouse setup, but it worked great for our needs. Mike is very friendly, and as a bonus, he allowed us to harvest a few of his delicious log-grown shiitake mushrooms for a meal.
P.S. If you forgot anything, there are lots of places to shop just down the road.
January 27, 2021
Find me in the woods!
The campsite has a breathtaking view of the mountain! My friend and I visited the site when the temperature was below 35 (during the night, it was at around 25), but we were prepared so it was very fun! However, my car could not go up the hill because it was a steep hill with wet leaves. Other than that, I had no issues with the site and mike was a genuinely nice guy!