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Lakeside Retreats @ Walnut Hill

· Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina
320 acres hosted by Lakeside Retreats Staff W.
4 lodging sites
Creature comforts
Enjoy the comforts of home—including flush toilets, showers, and a kitchen.
Recent Hipcampers say this Hipcamp is great for families and kids.
Walnut Hill has been in the Mial/Williamson family since 1775. This camp site is on 320 acres of farm land only 20 minutes from downtown Raleigh. We offer so many amenities on Walnut Hill. Yurt Rentals, Group Rentals, Bath House, Sauna, Fishing, Walking / Biking Trails, 9 Hole Disc Golf Course, Canoe and Kayak Access, Music Stage / Picnic Shelter.  It is next to the 400 acre Sarah and Bailey Williamson Preserve at Walnut Hill.  The preserve is owned and operated by Triangle Land Conservancy (TLC) for beauty, peace, and tranquility. 
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Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Lumbee, Skaruhreh/Tuscarora (North Carolina), and Mánu: Yį Įsuwą (Catawba) First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Lakeside Retreats Staff W.Joined in May 2019
Response rate: 80%Response time: Within 9 hours
281 ratings · 211 reviews
Jenn Y.recommends
August 14, 2023
20 foot Yurt in Raleigh/2
The yurt was the absolute perfect spot to go glamping. It was simple and clean and a great place to relax and sleep. The grounds were well maintained and gorgeous. The lake was so nice for fishing. The outdoor shower was a huge bonus. The hiking on the close-by preserve was beautiful. Definitely a hidden gem in Raleigh.
Kristine N.doesn't recommend
July 6, 2023
20 foot Yurt in Raleigh/5
Yurt on pond
I hate to say it..but I really would not openly recommend my friends to stay here and I will explain why. The pond is ok. It is an unusual place but they severely over charge. $140 is not worth as they are obviously not keeping the place up. The business is not responsive. They did eventually answer my first messages The next day, but this was only after I had messaged several times. Upon arrival the yurt was very warm . I contacted them right away. It took them a Few hours to respond and was told to give it time to cool down as the unit must have been off. It wasn't off. The next day, the Yurt started to heat up very early in the day so I reached out again. Hours later I was told that they probably couldn't get anyone out there on Saturday to check on it. Reminded them that this is why I reached out on friday and told them I thought it would be appropriate to be reimbursed for this problem. They did agree after that to send out an ac person. They fixed the problem by refilling the freon. I received zero communication after this to make sure we were okay, and never got any offer of reimbursement for the torment of spending friday and saturday in a 100° structure. I had even asked to use one of the other empty yurts and they refused. There was no one ever in the office, Overgrown grass, boats in disrepair. Bath had lock codes but not locked, yurt has chain only for over night lock. My friend and I were very disappointed.
Liz B.recommends
July 5, 2023
20 foot Yurt in Raleigh/6
Beautiful location, amazing accommodations, and wonderful hosts. I would absolutely come here again in future.
Cassandra D.recommends
June 21, 2023
20 foot Yurt in Raleigh/6
Highly recommend
We enjoyed out stay very much. The paddle boats and John boats were a nice touch. We definitely plan on returning with more of our family! Very clean and great views
Kallie W.recommends
June 15, 2023
20 foot Yurt in Raleigh/5
10/10 will be back!
I booked this mini vacation for my husbands birthday- he loves camping but I’m 6mths pregnant so I figured this was a perfect compromise…It was! We had such a nice time exploring the property, pretending to be good at disc golf, fishing, paddling the boat around the lake and spending the evening on the deck around the campfire. We will be back next summer with our family! We can’t wait. The Yurt was clean and comfy, and the bathhouse was great.
Emily V.recommends
June 12, 2023
20 foot Yurt in Raleigh/6
This place is magic and I absolutely can not wait to return!
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