Up to six people (maximum 2 adult guests per campsite and four children - i.e. one family unit!) and two license plates per campsite (one vehicle and one towed vehicle). Each campsite will contain one tent or RV.  Larger and slide-out units must camp in designated areas at our discretion.  No generators allowed.

At the time of booking, please let us know what you are c


Up to six people (maximum 2 adult guests per campsite and four children - i.e. one family unit!) and two license plates per campsite (one vehicle and one towed vehicle). Each campsite will contain one tent or RV.  Larger and slide-out units must camp in designated areas at our discretion.  No generators allowed.

At the time of booking, please let us know what you are camping in, how many people, kids or pets, etc., and approximate check-in time.  We prefer check-in times before 6 p.m.  NO SURPRISES PLEASE!  This will help everyone!  We understand plans change.  Please contact us for an emergency booking or any other issues if needed, such as change in check-in time.

Quiet hours are 10 p.m. to 8 a.m.  Additional daytime and overnight guests must pay an additional fee at check-in with prior approval.  Additional vehicles must pay an additional fee per license plate at check-in with prior approval.  We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.

We are a working off-the-grid Winery and Vineyard, featuring herbicide-free and pesticide-free wines and home made maple syrup, solar and wind 12 volt electric power and working water windmill, housed in a 1920s barn. Winery is open Friday 3-6 pm; Saturday 11 am-6 pm; and Sunday Noon-3 pm. Campers can request wine tastings and service anytime if available.

We have twelve campsites with fire rings to choose from, with only eight sites rented per day.  There is 20 acres of land, you can pick your campsite most anywhere you like. There are three acres of grape vines you can camp in or walk through. A one acre wind-aerated lake for swimming, boating and camping around. Eight acres of open hay land for larger RVs. Six acres of groomed woods for backwoods camping. We supply your firewood free, in moderation, shallow water hand pump wells for water, pumpable primitive toilets, boat landing and dock.

We are located within one mile of public access to Mille Lacs Lake and the Soo Line ATV hiking and biking trail. Two miles from city of Isle and all its amenities. Three miles from Father Hennepin State Park and 19 miles from Kathio State Park. Many restaurants, bars, and fishing resorts in the area within ten miles.

Wild life viewing is great from birds to bears, we have even had the white deer walk through our vineyard. Gravel pits near with great agate picking. While this is as remote and serene as a place can be close to civilization, ongoing vineyard activities take place seven days a week.

ATV use to and from campsite only, with a 5 mph speed limit. All campsites are accessible by bike across mowed grass. Please be respectful and use mowed trails. No cutting live trees; taking dead and downed wood is acceptable.

* June 26-27, 2021.  Mille Lacs Lake History Festival & Rendezvous (1840s Traders Camp) is hosted the last weekend in June. Camping is available in designated sites on a limited basis for this weekend. A fun family event!  An entrance fee will be charged at their gate.  Check out their Facebook page for more information. 

Check out the Facebook page or website for DeCorsa Vineyard & Farm Winery LLC for specific events and up-to-date information about the winery.

Our hope is everyone has a good stay!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
8 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-through site
Max length 35ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
  • Check in: After 12PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 15% off

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1-acre swimming hole (swim at your own risk), and sand beach at Father Hennepin State Park within 3 miles.

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Working vineyard and winery, mix of woods, small lake, and open hayfield.

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Hipcamper sarah

A magical place!

Sarah W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 5th, 2020

I can’t say enough good things about our stay at Mike and Betsy’s place. The land was beautiful and wonderfully taken care of, and we had our choice of all of the unoccupied camping sites. My kids, ages 10 and four, had a blast, and were happy to spend all day in the lake. We all had fun using the rowboat and paddleboat, and enjoyed seeing frogs, fish, toads, snakes and turtles.

Mike came out with a tractor and wagon to give us a tour of the land and Vineyard, and let the kids hop out to explore all the little outbuildings, cabins, and forts. He also very kindly invited us back to the barn to check out things that would interest my 10 year old.
Mike and Betsy are incredibly gracious, and we’re really looking forward to going back. It was peaceful and beautiful, and the kindness and good humor of the hosts really enhanced our stay.

Hipcamper Steven

Wine, fishing, swimming and fun!

Steven G.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 20th, 2019

Mike and Betty were incredibly congenial hosts during our one-night stay at their vineyard/farm. Communication with Mike was fast and clear, and he even came and met us upon arrival at the site. He gave us the rundown of the farm and when Betty arrived shortly after, they offered a private wine tasting, even though it was outside of prescribed hours. It was very interesting hearing the story of the vineyards, grapes and structures at the farm.

After the tasting, he directed us to a level spot next to the pond and under a large oak tree. We were able to swim and fish right outside our door! There was a fire ring right next to the site with a large bundle of thinly-cut wood that we were free to use.

Thanks again Mike and Betty for the stay at your vineyard. We hope to come again soon!

Hipcamper David

Excellent first hipcamp experience

David S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 12th, 2019

Honestly this was a phenomenal camping experience. The vineyard and surrounding land were exceptionally well maintained and Mike and Betty were very gracious hosts. My girlfriend and I were looking for a nice private campsite near lake Mille Lacs and that's exactly what we got.

We set up our tent near the pond behind the vineyard which was the perfect spot because it's close to a good swimming area as well as the outhouse and boathouse. There is also a fire ring, grill grate and firewood right next to the spot so it has everything you need.

My girlfriend and I took advantage of the winery that Mike and Betty have set up as well. We did a wine tasting and ended up getting three bottles of their excellent wine one of which went perfectly with the dinner we made on the grill later.

Overall, Mike and Betty were excellent hosts and their vineyard/winery were very nice. We had a great time talking with them and they went out of their way to make our stay a wonderful experience. Next time we come back we'll be sure to bring some friends.

Hipcamper Sterlin

Home away from home

Sterlin C.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 3rd, 2020

We had a great stay Mike and Betty’s. Very friendly and accommodating. We liked it so much we came back. Gotta try the maple syrup and wine, both delicious!

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Hipcamper Emily
Emily F.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 16th, 2020

We had a lovely time! So nice to have firewood available as well as outhouses and water pumps. The property is beautiful and Mike was very welcoming!

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Hipcamper Scott

Don’t need politics in my campsite

Scott K.
doesn't recommend this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 31st, 2020

It was a nice enough place, but we would not have stayed there had I known there would be a yellow flag flying over our campsite promoting 2nd amendment fear mongering. Certainly their right to fly it, just wish we would have known in advance. Now you can make your decision accordingly. Didn’t see an American Flag flying anywhere unfortunately.

Hipcamper Mike & Betty
Response from Mike & Betty, the Host, on June 6th, 2020

Scott sorry you were upset, you could have mentioned it to me, I would have enlightened you. To correct your comment there is a United States Flag at the entrance to our vineyard on a thirty foot pole and one on our road sign on the hwy. Both are solar lighted and fly proudly twenty-four seven, and have since we opened for business! If you would take the time to research the yellow flag in question, Gadsden Flag, you would find it has nothing to do with fear mongering or the second amendment. Designed in 1775, I believe, it was before the Declaration of Independence or any amendments. In addition our family has a direct connection to that flag as explained by my Uncle below. The Gadsden Flag was named after Col. Christopher Gadsen, Commander or the first U.S. Continental Navy (Marines) and one of America’s earliest patriots. Gadsden stood up for his beliefs and his fellow Americans. FLY THE GADSDEN FLAG HIGH Mike DeCoursey. It is the flag that, no doubt, flew on the mast of the U.S.S. Trumbull, that your 4th great-grandfather, David Lockwood, served on during the American Revolutionary War. I have much information on David Lockwood and his Revolutionary War service on land and sea He is one of my Sons of the American Revolution patriots. The family Bible of his son (your 3rd great-grandfather), is in the possession of your cousin, Bill. After the Revolutionary war, Judge David Lockwood was appointed as a Federal Justice for the area covering what is now Virginia, West Virginia and Ohio. I included a short biography on his memorial page at https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39804070/david-lockwood This was written by my Uncle Bill DeCoursey Sr. In December 1775, Benjamin Franklin published an essay in the Pennsylvania Journal under the pseudonym American Guesser in which he suggested that the rattlesnake was a good symbol for the American spirit: "I recollected that her eye excelled in brightness, that of any other animal, and that she has no eye-lids—She may therefore be esteemed an emblem of vigilance.—She never begins an attack, nor, when once engaged, ever surrenders: She is therefore an emblem of magnanimity and true courage.—As if anxious to prevent all pretensions of quarreling with her, the weapons with which nature has furnished her, she conceals in the roof of her mouth, so that, to those who are unacquainted with her, she appears to be a most defenseless animal; and even when those weapons are shown and extended for her defense, they appear weak and contemptible; but their wounds however small, are decisive and fatal:—Conscious of this, she never wounds till she has generously given notice, even to her enemy, and cautioned him against the danger of stepping on her.—Was I wrong, Sir, in thinking this a strong picture of the temper and conduct of America?" The flag pole our Gadsden Flag flys from is part of the structure I designed and built to carry the wind pond aerator, and give visitors a great overlook spot. I stand firmly to the words "Don't Tread On Me"!

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Hipcamper Chris

Great camping experience

Chris L.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 15th, 2019

This was our first Hipcamp experience so we didn't know what to expect. It exceeded all of our expectations. Mike and Betty were amazing hosts. They welcomed us to their land and explained the amenities. We camped next to the pond, and enjoyed the view as well as the peace and quiet. We walked around the property, hunted for agates, swam in the pond, and tasted/purchased some wine. The location near Lake Mille Lacs is perfect. Also, there's a gas station and small town close by with a grocery store. It's the perfect balance of privacy and convenience. Highly recommend!

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Hipcamper Gina
Gina R.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 20th, 2019

Gorgeous property and very private. Mike and Betty provide all the firewood you want and are very kind hosts.

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Hipcamper Dave


Dave H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 26th, 2019

What a great night. Mike and Betty are wondeful hosts, very laid back and nice to talk to. The Vineyard is beautiful and plenty if different spots to set up camp. Quiet, private and awesome.

This is exactly what we were looking!


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