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Nature's Nook

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· Melrose, New York
5 acres
3 sites
1 Lodging
1 RV/Tent
1 Tent
Learn more about this land: Located at the end of a dead-end road on the river surrounded by woods, come enjoy the beauty and privacy of Natures Nook. There are 5 islands directly in front of the property with wildflowers galore, Bald Eagles nests, beavers huts, and more making it a kayakers dream. each site offers one convenience outlet, a firepit and more. Relax on the dock and enjoy some of the best sunsets the river has to offer. Bikes and Kayaks are available to rent or bring your own.  You can follow or share your photos from the campsite on Instagram now! @Naturesnookcamp New this year, there are 2 kayaks and 2 bicycles available for use at no charge!  subject to availability.
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Fishing
Hiking
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Forest
River, stream, or creek
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Melrose, New York, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by John C.Joined in July 2021
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67 ratings · 52 reviews
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Keri K.recommends
November 9, 2022
Nature's Nook Too (2004)
Nice and Easy
Vey nice spot. Felt private and great view of the river. We took the bikes out in the morning for a nice ride on the gravel road along the river. Fire ring had a grill. Seems they upgraded the bathroom situation as we were pleasantly surprised to see a clean porto with a sink to wash hands. We walked the trail to the pebble beach and it was pretty dense with bushes that either wanted to rip your skin or cover you in their spikes seeds. Beach was nice, but probably best to paddle there ;) Will definitely be back!
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Wesley R.recommends
November 6, 2022
Nature's Nook (2014)
Great spot ,good location / lot peaceful , ,easy comunication
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Heather W.recommends
October 19, 2022
Natures Nook Nautical (2009)
Comfortable, Private, Secluded
We loved sleeping on the river at Nature's Nook Nautical. We felt completely alone in nature. The views were outstanding and the bed was so comfortable! It was the best of both worlds with a fire outside and a cozy room without having to set up all of our tent supplies.
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Melissa T.recommends
October 16, 2022
Nature's Nook Too (2004)
The perfect getaway, came here for my partners and mine 1 year anniversary. Will very likely be coming again, caught the foliage at its peak. You could definitely hear that hunting season was in full swing haha
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Christine R.recommends
October 14, 2022
Natures Nook Nautical (2009)
Its a beautiful very private spot surrounded by the river/ very unisue!
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Srujana P.recommends
October 14, 2022
Nature's Nook (2014)
Camping at Nature's Nook was an unexpected part of my travel plan. I discovered it by accident and am so glad I did. John was a wonderful host. I had a hotel booking issue and he accommodated me a night early. The camp was beautiful and so tranquil, I decided to stay an extra day. Only saw two people the entire time I was there . A great spot for artist retreat, fishing and kayaking. I would love to go back!
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Sarrah G.recommends
October 3, 2022
Natures Nook Nautical (2009)
Loved it!
We loved our stay! Super nice view, well decorated place and lovely location!
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Amy L.recommends
October 2, 2022
Nature's Nook (2014)
Camping by the river
Loved camping here. The view is amazing, campsite is amazing - overall had a great time! Would highly recommend to anyone.
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Jesse V.recommends
September 27, 2022
Natures Nook Nautical (2009)
Excellent, clean and wonderful all around
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Mariel W.recommends
September 13, 2022
Nature's Nook Too (2004)
Stunning swimming spot
We had a lovely time camping here! This is a really special spot. There was everything we needed to make the trip easy: fire pit, picnic table, firewood, and a porta-potty. The best part of this site is the access to water. We spent most of our time lounging on the dock and swimming in the water. The campsite is across a dirt gravel road from the water. You are at a dead end, so only occasionally do cars drive all the way to the end. Additionally, the spot isn’t that remote, but that is understandable as it is very close to Troy and Albany. We would love to come back again!
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Hallie F.recommends
September 12, 2022
Natures Nook Nautical (2009)
The Most Tranquil Weekend
We had an amazing time staying at Nature's Nook. We were woken each morning by the sound of birds the beautiful water reflections coming in from the perfect window opposite the bed. The whole experience was tranquil. The cabin was well equipped with mugs, bottle openers, bug spray and all the little things you might forget like trash bags and a speaker. We enjoyed coffee on the porch, and cosy fires at the fire pit. The perfect location to spend time away from the hustle and bustle, but only 20 minutes away if you fancy heading into troy for dinner!
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Artem K.recommends
September 9, 2022
Natures Nook Nautical (2009)
It was just a great place to stay. Imagine a quiet cabin on the bank of the river with beavers swimming in it and wild birds nesting around. You can jump to the water directly from the deck and meet the sunset in complete serenity. That’s it, it’s just ideal. We didn’t have any issues at all with the host and they helped us with answers immediately if we needed them. We highly recommend this spot and will definitely consider coming back again! Don’t miss the opportunity, now is the season!
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Mike G.recommends
September 6, 2022
Nature's Nook (2014)
We had a great time, nice place to relax do some fishing and relax on the river. Will definitely stay again if we're in the area again
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Yailene O.recommends
August 30, 2022
Nature's Nook (2014)
ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT HERE. The platform was great for our tent. We have the gazelle t4 plus (8 person tent) and it fit perfect. Even for a hammock and our pop up shower on the side with space to walk around the tent on the platform. The paved area was great for our canopy by the picnic table. The site next to you will be able to see if you if any one is staying there which would be the only con for me as we were looking for somewhere super private BUT the site wasn’t being used so it was great. Having access to the kayaks was awesome . The water was great for kayaking. I would not swim in it (personal preference) but the dogs loved it . The water is a short walk down the hill and across the road but it wasn’t a problem. I brought chairs for the dock which was great . The dock doesn’t have any shaded area so if you plan in hanging down there you’ll need your own gear. . We will absolutely be back to this location. Usually bugs are insane at night but for some reason it was not a problem at this site. Loved it !
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Taba K.recommends
August 29, 2022
Nature's Nook Too (2004)
Camping for a quiet escape
Beautiful, quiet and isolated place as described. We enjoyed our stay. John was so quick to respond to any questions and was very accommodating. Highly recommend.
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Whitney B.recommends
August 27, 2022
Nature's Nook Too (2004)
My family loved tent camping at John’s site! Absolutely beautiful view, ample flat area and very clean bathroom. We would stay again!
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Cassandra R.recommends
August 25, 2022
Natures Nook Nautical (2009)
Amazing location. Extremely easy check in and check out. Clean!!! Also, glad to have had kayaks and s’mores too, a great bonus. Secluded and beautiful, the water is so still, sleeping was like floating on a cloud. Can’t wait to come back ! 11/10
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Cheyenne S.recommends
August 24, 2022
Natures Nook Nautical (2009)
Hidden Gem in the Hudson Valley
What a phenomenal getaway! The location is conveniently located to town while also providing seclusion and privacy. We were blessed to see a bald eagle before departing as well as a few beavers. I do not have enough compliments to do this site justice but will CERTAINLY make it a point to return in the future. Special touches like a s'mores package and waters were waiting for us upon check-in, making our stay all that more enjoyable. A true gem - do yourself a favor and book while available. I have a feeling this site will become quite popular ;)
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Joseph C.recommends
August 19, 2022
Natures Nook Nautical (2009)
Nature at its finest!
We were throughly impressed with this floating cabin. The interior was very clean. Bed was comfortable. Views from inside the boat waking up in the morning were outstanding! John was very responsive. The portable restroom on the land was very clean and also has soap and a foot pump for water to wash hands. We were able to use the 2 kayaks, as we paddled through the islands we saw so much wildlife but our favorite was the huge bald eagles nest and also 2 bald eagles perched on a limb gazing back at us. Wish we would have stayed longer…we will def be back! Thank You John and family for sharing your slice of paradise! 10/10
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Mirka G.recommends
August 11, 2022
Nature's Nook (2014)
John’s property was beautiful! It was quiet, comfortable, and secluded for being close to a city. We enjoyed the kayaks for a sunset ride down the river! Great spot if you’re coming with your pets. I would highly recommend.
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Jhon M.recommends
August 10, 2022
Nature's Nook (2014)
Great, remote site along the river. Really nice tent platform!
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Jennifer H.recommends
August 8, 2022
Nature's Nook (2014)
Beautiful Land and Sunsets
We had a wonderful weekend for our Anniversary camping trip on John’s site, Nature’s Nook! It is secluded and peaceful with a great overlook of sunsets on the Hudson River. You need to be comfortable using a portable toilet (we took a bucket with a toilet seat). Fire wood, kayaks, and bikes are accessible in a shed and the site is conveniently located between Troy and Mechanicville if needed for odds and ends that you may have forgotten or to replenish ice in your cooler. Bring your own water for drinking, dishes, showers, etc. We brought a portable solar shower and it was perfect for the trip!
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Luke L.recommends
August 7, 2022
Nature's Nook (2014)
Great time, great spot!
Really nice spot. I was surprised and impressed with how private it feels considering how close to Albany/Troy it is. Well maintained and easy to find. The host was helpful and replied quickly. The water was fantastic. I think it was probably the best two days of my puppy's life so far. There's two kayaks available and tons of cool beaches and islands to explore. Really great spot if you love being in the water. We very much enjoyed our time here and definitely recommend it.
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Samy Morneau M.recommends
August 3, 2022
Nature's Nook Too (2004)
We had a great time at John's camping spot for 3 nights. It is calm and remote. Great distance and intimacy with the other campsite. Nice view and nice fire pit where you can easily set up to cook you meal on a grate provided. We also enjoyed kayaking one the Hudson river. John was also very quick to answer our questions. We would recommend. Thanks John!
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Barbara K.recommends
July 28, 2022
Nature's Nook (2014)
A beautiful spot. We loved the wooden platform it was a great place to set up our tent and it acted like a front porch on which to sit, enjoy the river and watch the egrets find their breakfast.
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Max P.recommends
July 26, 2022
Nature's Nook (2014)
Book it!
I really enjoyed John’s land! This nook was perfect for a get a way fir myself and my dog. Everything was easy to get to. The site was clean, the riverview was majestic. I will make this a regular site I visit. If you are a man looking for an overnight so reconnect this is it!
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Allison O.recommends
July 24, 2022
Nature's Nook (2014)
Beautiful river views, great camping platform, and a wonderful place to swim! Highly recommend.
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Michael O.recommends
July 21, 2022
Nature's Nook (2014)
Quiet and Peaceful
My girlfriend and I loved staying here in our campervan! There was a very level concrete pad to park on, and the deck with provided picnic table was quite nice! John even prepared the fire pit with a bunch of kindling, so we were able to very quickly start our first fire! There were a few low-hanging tree limbs that scraped along our camper as we pulled in though, and the turn to make it up the driveway from the road was very sharp. You'd do better going to the end of the road to turn around and come back to drive up onto the site. That said, this spot was very quiet and peaceful and we definitely want to stay here again! The dock was especially nice to relax on and enjoy the sights and sunsets.
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Jacquie M.recommends
July 16, 2022
Nature's Nook (2014)
We had an enjoyable time on John’s land. We had room for two tents on the ground and used the platform for cooking/dining/hanging out. Level area for games (corn home, ladder ball) as well. The dock was a nice spot for sunsets, sunbathing and launching kayaks to explore the river. Lots of beaver activity center high was cool to watch. Not very remote, but quiet location on dead end road. Host was quick to respond to questions.
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Annamarie S.recommends
July 10, 2022
Nature's Nook (2014)
Nature's Nook was just there camp spot I needed to rest and relax. The tent platform was perfect and I was able to hang my hammock from the poles. It was shady, quiet and provided a wonderful view of the river. I even saw a fox cross the road! I'm forward to coming back.
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