Hipcamp host Eric  Z.,
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Ever dream of secluded camping by yourself, your family or group? Pitch a tent or bring your small camper for River Bluff seclusion within 8 miles of Rochester, Minnesota. Fire pit and picnic table provided. Bring your kayaks and swim trunks for your own secluded nature preserved fun! The entire site is yours alone!

Campsite area
Tent or RV site
1 site
Up to 10 guests per site
Up to 3 vehicles
No wheelchair access
RV Information
Travel trailers, Fifth wheels, Toy haulers, Pop-up campers, Campervans, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 24 feet allowed
Pull-through site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass-or-field
Surface levelness: flat
Generators allowed
No Class A RVs, Class B RVs, or Class C RVs
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Eric a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 1PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 9 months out


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Bluff Hollow in Minnesota.

River, stream, or...
Swimming hole

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Hipcamper Tanglao
Tanglao M.
recommends this listing.
July 1st, 2022

Our family had an amazing time, definitely one of our best camping trips. We stayed on the upper campsite. Very secluded place and plenty of room for our kids to run around. Eric was very helpful, he set us up with plenty of fire wood and was very helpful.
The river and bluff was perfect. We drove down to the lower campsite and walked around some mowed trails. Our kids enjoyed playing in the water, digging around the sand and finding small shells. We did some fishing on the river and we caught a couple trout and small mouth bass. Very relaxing place to camp, we enjoyed our time at Bluff Hollow!

Hipcamper Dawn
Dawn B.
recommends this listing.
June 29th, 2022

Another amazing trip out to Bluff Hollow! Our host was kind and responsive per usual. We love this place and would stay more if we didn't have to work for a living :) Thank you for the great place to hip camp!

Hipcamper Cheryl

This site has it all!

Cheryl G.
recommends this listing.
June 27th, 2022

Eric was a gracious host and very communicative. He thought about everything when setting up the campsite and make sure it was well prepared for our visit. Beyond that, the campsite is just stunning and very private. We will definitely be back.

Hipcamper Toby N Summer

It just keeps getting better.

Toby N Summer D.
recommends this listing.
June 24th, 2022

Excellent as always. There’s not much more to add to the already glowing reviews except a few new features have been added. Eric has mowed more trails for safe exploring (avoid the parsnip! Stay on the trails). He has added 4 huge stumps around the upper fire pit, which were extremely useful as side tables. He has also laid mulch down in the high traffic areas so mud and dust were minimal. It just keeps getting better.

Oh! And we saw the owl this time! She is huge and magnificent!! Truly a treat.

Hipcamper Megan
Megan B.
recommends this listing.
June 15th, 2022

Nice and private can’t beat it!! 🙌🏼

Hipcamper Monica

Beautiful secluded camping

Monica B.
recommends this listing.
June 12th, 2022

Our favorite spot to camp! We come every year, always have a great time in this beautiful secluded spot. Camping right on the river is so fun and the dogs have a blast exploring everything. Always will recommend.

Hipcamper Dave
Dave B.
recommends this listing.
June 10th, 2022

Great very private site! Eric was great and responsive. Buy your firewood from Eric and you wont be disappointed.

Hipcamper Eric
Response from Eric , the Host, on June 12th, 2022

Thanks Dave! See you guys next time! Eric

Remove vote :(
Hipcamper Stephanie

Always awesome!

Stephanie R.
recommends this listing.
June 5th, 2022

Absolutely awesome again, kinda don’t want to let anyone else know how great it is so that I can have it more times throughout the year! We got some wood from Eric this time and it was more than enough for three days and he stacked it right by the fire pit on the lower campground. Can’t wait to come back!

Hipcamper Eric
Response from Eric , the Host, on June 6th, 2022

Thank you Stephanie! We appreciate great campers and reviews! We look forward to having you back at Bluff Hollow Camp!

Remove vote :(
Hipcamper Amber
Amber M.
recommends this listing.
June 1st, 2022

Eric was a gracious and welcoming host! The site was beautiful and very peaceful. The outhouse was also especially clean and well maintained.
Our favorite part was exploring and walking our dogs around the trails throughout the property/near the water. We will definitely be coming back again!


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