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Big Quiet Cowboy Camping

· Powell, Wyoming
450 acres
26 sites
20 Lodging
6 Tent
Witness nature in all her splendor at our unique campground at the base of Heart Mountain. Big Quiet Camping provides a campsite for you to pitch your tent. You provide the tent, sleeping bag, pillow and gear; we provide a rugged cowboy camping experience including outhouse, tent shower, hammocks to stargaze by, fresh drinking water and an outdoor cooked breakfast. WARNING: You may want to stay longer! Big Quiet Camping is a real, western camping experience. Please be fully aware that you are coming to immerse yourself in true Rocky Mountain camping experience. We also offer a full day of horseback ride in the Washakie Wilderness includes a backcountry cooked lunch, it is a trip of a lifetime.  Our Location is just 3 miles east of one of Wyoming most studied geological anomalies Heart Mountain.  Big Quiet  Camping lies within the center of a 450 Organic acres of Common Ground Farms. This farm is one of the only USDA certified organic Farms in the state of Wyoming, and is also home to Rocky Mountain Organic Meats. The LandGaze across thousands acres of beautiful grassland and sagebrush and witness the natural wonders that brought many Native Americans to Heart Mountain to harness its healing energy. If you’re looking to immerse yourself in a Cowboy or Native American camping experience then come to Big Quiet Camping. Enjoy the big starry skies, untamed lands and the rich cultural history of the Bighorn Basin. Your children will enjoy the Family Adventure of sleeping outside under the stars and planets of the Milky Way. And at the same learn about food and where it comes along with the effort it takes to raise food and process it. Restrooms - Our Restrooms are similar to Restrooms in the National Forest. Well ventilated Mens and Womens Outhouse. Showers - Our on demand hot water Shower is located in a 10'x 10' cedar floor Wall Tent within our camping area.  Activities - They say the best part of camping is sitting around the campfire at night; Wide open skies above you, the sound of coyotes howling in the distance. That stuff is real, not just fiction made up in spaghetti westerns, and that's why we have built a communal fire pit. Come on down and bring your harmonica, ukulele, guitar, djembe, or dobro! If staying up late and burning the midnight oil around the fire isn't your thing there are numerous other activities on the ranch to partake in. We have a horseshoe pit, numerous hiking and mountain bike trails nearby, and you can also take a tour of the ranch and learn a little bit about where our nation's food really comes from.
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Powell, Wyoming, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Rod M.Joined in July 2017
Response rate: 100%
309 ratings · 253 reviews
Gabrielle H.recommends
November 21, 2022
Japanese Cabin
The cabin is great - Loved it all. Rod is a gem. We were well taken care of. Choosing to go to Cody was totally spontaneous and it worked out to be a perfect spot to meet up - me coming from Washington, my sister from New York. Definitely plan to return - so much to do and see, the location is great.
Tj R.recommends
October 23, 2022
Site 3 - Native American Teepees
Great tepee camping! Host was great.
Stephanie H.recommends
October 5, 2022
Grand Farmhouse Southern Exposure R
The Grand Farmhouse exceeded my expectations! I stayed in a room in main house, very cozy. I definitely would try teepee camping next visit if I’m there when nights aren’t as cold. Sweet spot all around with amazing sunrise and sunset views.
Beth H.recommends
October 4, 2022
Sheepherder's Wagon
The Sheepherder Life
Sleeping in the Sheepherder's Wagon was the adventure I was looking for! The sleep bunk was exactly cozy for 2 people sized 5'9 and 5'4. The slight dusty smell reminded me of my grandparent's old barn. We enjoyed the night sky full of stars and a short chorus of coyotes. The cowboy breakfast of coffee, cakes, & sausage was rib-busting. The vault toilets were clean and well stocked. Thanks Rod, Micky and Ricky!
Jasmine L.recommends
September 9, 2022
Big Quiet Tent Camping
Great views!
Campsite with beautiful views of both the sunrise and sunset. We really liked the amount of space and the covered eating area with plenty of tables and lights. Rod was not there but Ricky came to greet us and give us a quick tour, which we really appreciated. The hot showers were fantastic as well!Only note is that the ground has some stiff grass that can poke you in your tent. Bring a tarp to put under your tent!
Trista B.recommends
August 22, 2022
Site 3 - Native American Teepees
Encompassing Awesomeness of Wyoming
Awesome hosts, views, location and overall experience. Very highly recommend. Teepees are a bit rustic so view other options offered by host If that isn’t your preference.
Amber T.recommends
August 20, 2022
Site 2 - Native American Teepees
5 out of 5! Honestly. A great venue! Quite, clean, camping with ammenities:) owners were inviting and pancakes were delicious. We'll be back!
Shannon M.recommends
August 17, 2022
site 1 - Small Cowboy Wall Tent
Cowboy wall tent & view of heart Mt
Beautiful site and delicious breakfast! I would highly recommend a stay to anyone! Very kind owner and employees.
Brody B.recommends
August 16, 2022
Japanese Cabin
Peaceful and quiet stay
The Japanese Cabin is great. Spa level bathroom and amazing views of the plains. Rod and Lynn are lovely and accommodating hosts. Hiking Heart Mountain is a must and if you're looking for a nice dinner in Cody, check out Trailhead. Thank you guys!
Isabelle F.recommends
August 12, 2022
Big Quiet Tent Camping
Exceeded expectations!
Fantastic hospitality. Gorgeous landscapes. Peaceful setting. Delicious sausage and pancake breakfast with potent cowboy coffee to fuel your day. Conveniently close to Cody, the Beartooth hwy and the east entrance to Yellowstone. Pitched our tent in a shaded area near the brook and had a very restful sleep. The outhouse was clean and smell-free. The shower had great pressure and delightfully hot water. Enjoyed our conversations with Micky and Rod as well as Ricky's company.
Kaia R.recommends
August 8, 2022
Site 4 - Native American Teepees
The perfect quiet retreat
Big Quiet Farm is a special place. It's a wonderful peaceful place to spend time and the perfect spot to watch the sun rise or the sun set over Heart Mountain. The cots in the teepee are super comfortable and it had good airflow even on a warm night. Rod is super friendly and his cowboy breakfasts are great! I also enjoyed reading in the hammocks with the sound of the creek in the background.
Maxie S.recommends
August 4, 2022
Big Quiet Tent Camping
We had a fantastic time camping here. Rod and Micky were kind and welcoming hosts. The site was beautiful, and it came with a delicious breakfast in the morning. Would absolutely recommend!
Catharina D.
August 3, 2022
Big Quiet Tent Camping
Basic , but very very quiet
It would be helpful if there was done some mowing on several flat places for people who bring their own tent. Hygiene in toilet could be better. Mickey took good care for us, but we did not see the owner Rod at all during our stay.
Jody B.recommends
July 30, 2022
Japanese Cabin
The cabin was very clean and quiet! It was the perfect place to relax and recharge.
Leigh R.recommends
July 29, 2022
Big Quiet Tent Camping
Rod’s place offers a convenient, quiet and peaceful place to stay. Beautiful property, friendly folks, and a delicious camp breakfast. Would highly recommend!
Charli B.recommends
July 27, 2022
Grand Farmhouse Sunrise Room
The view from the balcony is absolutely breathtaking. Watching the sunset was the highlight of our evening. The cowboy breakfast the next morning was amazing, and hanging out and chatting with Micky while he cooked was a pleasure. Definitely going to come back again!
Eric W.recommends
July 25, 2022
Heart Mountain Homestead Log Cabin
The cabin was very comfortable. Quiet for sleeping. Rod was a helpful host. We would definitely stay again.
Sheldon M.recommends
July 25, 2022
Like no Place on Earth. WYO DOME
Perfect spot!
Maarten H.recommends
July 22, 2022
Site 3 - Native American Teepees
We loved staying at the teepees! The place was amazing with nice views and a beautiful night sky full of stars. Breakfast was nice and a very friendly host! We spent some time at the site chatting with the hosts and the other guests.
Marco P.recommends
July 20, 2022
Big Quiet Tent Camping
Great place! very dispersed, very quiet. Host is super friendly and there's breakfast in the morning (:
Michael H.recommends
July 11, 2022
Site 3 - Native American Teepees
We spent the night on camp cots in one of the tipis. The toilets were clean, and there was plenty of hot water for the camp showers. The hosts were friendly and helpful. A great experience!
Liza F.recommends
July 6, 2022
Japanese Cabin
Truly is the big quiet! Gorgeous cabin overlooking the basin halfway between Cody and Powell. Rod was a spectacular host - sharing his deep knowledge of the local area, history, and reality of organic farming in WYO. Cabin was comfortable, bright, well equipped with wifi, a kitchen, hot and cold running water for amazing showers and baths, a SAUNA and a deck with rocking chair to soak in the view. Truly a special spot, thanks for the excellent hospitality, Rod. Until next time!
Cody N.recommends
July 5, 2022
Site 2 - Small Cowboy Wall Tent
The wall tent was great! The pancakes are amazing. Usually pancakes give me heartburn, but not these. And they are very filling. Loved sitting around the communal fire pit every night, and meeting new people and everyone sharing what they did and saw throughout the day. It was like elk camp, minus the hunting part.
Codi G.recommends
June 25, 2022
Big Quiet Tent Camping
We had a great time! Thanks for having us!
Lesley W.recommends
June 23, 2022
Grand Farmhouse Sunrise Room
House was beautiful, very quiet and peaceful. Rod was very welcoming and considerate. Just like a home away from home.
Ryan R.recommends
June 19, 2022
Big Quiet Tent Camping
Daily Breakfast? Yes Please!!!
This place is awesome! The location is super cool but the highlight of staying here is the daily breakfast served by Rod and Mickey. These two guys are freaking hilarious, super friendly, and provided us with great recommendations of what to see while in Cody. And I have never had such delicious sausage like the one Rod cooked for us. Yum!!!
Whitney F.recommends
June 19, 2022
Big Quiet Tent Camping
A Relaxing Slice of Wyoming
We absolutely loved staying at Rod’s farm. It is bucolic and just surrounds you with the beauty of the land around you. At the same time, we loved that there were very clean showers and a pit toilet to use. Rod made us feel right at home, he is a gracious host, and prepared a wonderful breakfast each morning while giving us helpful tips to plan our adventures. His farm is so well located to enjoy Cody, Big Horn Canyon and so many other local sights. We will definitely plan to return!
Steph F.recommends
June 17, 2022
Big Quiet Tent Camping
We got lucky finding that Rod offers his spread to campers! Local wildlife included a glimpse of wild horses and field birds. The earlier-mentioned breakfast in sheltered grassy fields is plate-size pancakes and sausage from his farm.
Amanda M.
June 10, 2022
Site 1 - Native American Teepees
The grass where the teepee is located needs to be cut. Inside the teepee the grass was as tall at the cot. Also the poles were not in the top flaps so the flaps were blowing against the teepee all night. Otherwise it was a great place.
Krista P.recommends
June 7, 2022
Japanese Cabin
Rod is an incredible host! He was very responsive if we had questions and so kind. The cabin is absolutely stunning with a beautiful view. Definitely recommend if you’re looking for a quiet getaway. Thank you for having us Rod! We hope to see you again.
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