Hipcamp host Chris M.,
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Four acres of rolling pasture with wide open views of the town and Valley of Montour Falls, NY, as well as the actual Montour Falls. We offer  7 sites about 50-60 yards apart.  Each has a fire pit and benches. A port-a-potty gives it a "homey touch" with a changing blind that is setup for your camping shower. (No running water) WE ARE OFFERING FIRST COME FIRST SERVED REGARDI

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Four acres of rolling pasture with wide open views of the town and Valley of Montour Falls, NY, as well as the actual Montour Falls. We offer  7 sites about 50-60 yards apart.  Each has a fire pit and benches. A port-a-potty gives it a "homey touch" with a changing blind that is setup for your camping shower. (No running water) WE ARE OFFERING FIRST COME FIRST SERVED REGARDING PICKING YOUR CAMP SITE. Breath and live the great outdoors in New York; hike, bike, camp, fish, swim, or boat to many hidden corners.  Your within an hour's drive to 9 of 11 of the FINGER LAKES; Hemlock, Canadice, Honeoye, Canandaigua, Keuka, Seneca, Cayuga, Owasco, Skaneateles (add 30 minutes and round out Otisco, the East end cap and Conesus on the West.)  You're likely to see hawks overhead in the afternoon and deer strolling through at dusk. If you get lucky you can see or photograph BALD EAGLES that live, nest and fish throughout the Finger Lakes.  I've seen a few, they have white head and tail feathers...you'll know!  You're three miles from Watkins Glen and all the local culture offered there: wineries, antiquing, hiking through the famous gorge in Watkins Glen at Seneca Lake State Park (on Route 14). Fishing, swimming, boating and water access is three miles away at Seneca Lake. Your about 25 miles from Ithaca, NY.  Havana Glen Park is about a mile away at 135 Havana Glen Rd., Montour Falls, NY ($2 for car entry)

The Dollar Store is very close on Route 14, offering tiki torches and fluid. Topps food market is on the way into Watkins Glen.

*******Thank you to previously unhappy camper Mandy L., (can see her rant in reviews published by her and signed Mandy L.) for bringing it to our attention that we shouldn't offer campers/RVs, they couldn't level their camper....(17 other campers and RVers didn't have an issue???), will will NO LONGER ACCEPT pop up camper/RVs.  Also, thank you Mandy L.:  We will be offering NO fishing information/advice/suggestions/comments....Seneca Lake is 3 miles away and 3 NY State designated fishing areas within 3 miles on Catherine Creek?????******

THANK YOU to the other 143 bookings thus far.....we have tried our best, we try to provide good value and WE WILL CONTINUE TO DO OUR BEST!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
8 sites
Up to 30 guests per site
Park at listing
Wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-through site
Max length 34.0 ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: loose gravel
Surface levelness: flat
Have a question? Send Chris a message!
  • Check in: After 12PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Paddling

Seneca Lake 3 miles away

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at "Valley View Camp" Montour Falls NY in New York.

Field

A great view overlooking the pasture to Montour Falls Valley

Waterfall

Can see Montour Falls from campsites. Several other falls nearby

Driveway

Drive around the entire property over the mini bridges. Pick you campsite, or carve out a new one.

Lake

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Hipcamper Matt

Mixed feelings on my 3 night stay

Matt D.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 19th, 2021

I had mixed feelings about my 3 night stay at Valley View Camp. I had the place to myself for all 3 nights and chose to sleep at the #5 Miami Beach site.

Pros: The location is excellent, super convenient to Watkins Glen and with a nice view of Shequaga Falls (Montour Falls). Great for sunrises and sunsets. The host provides easy access to firewood (large, medium and small logs for 1 per $1, 2 per $1, 3 per $1; not seasoned and open to the elements). A set of 3 fire pokers were at each campsite. Price is low.

Cons: The whole site is on a set of rolling hills. They are pretty gradual but I'm not sure any of the sites have flat spots so you have to pitch your tent at a slight angle. The grass had not been mowed in a long time... It looks like it was mowed at the beginning of the season and not since then (I'm sure it is a pain to mow it... it was over a foot tall). The port-a-potty could use a refresh. There are some steeper sections which I would not want to drive over if it had been raining. Light to moderate road noise.

All in all I liked my visit but I don't think I would stay there again.

Hipcamper Meghan
Meghan H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 22nd, 2021

Beautiful view! Chris responded quickly when we booked a campsite last minute which we were very thankful for. We stayed at one of the campsites closest to the entrance as the only car I have is a low riding mini cooper (which meant that we were not able to get very far into the property) but the view of the waterfalls and the valley was perfect. One note is to not depend on the port-a-potty as it could use emptying. If you really desire a proper bathroom there is a walmart not too far away.

The site we chose
Hipcamper Mario

Great views

Mario S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 10th, 2021

Great view into the valley and the falls. It's very basic and in my opinion needs a little bit more work. We found a lot of garbage around our side and took it with us. The uneven ground and high grass could be an issue for some campers. I don't understand why the minimum stay is 2 nights except it gives more money. 25$/day sounds better than 50$/day. I needed one night but paid for two. For that money it would be great to have a covered table. All in all still a nice place. I would come back. Bring a tarp if you stay longer

Hipcamper Devon

Perfect camping for race weekend

Devon S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 8th, 2021

The view is like no other, and the site was perfect for a quick decision of staying down in the glen for race weekend. The area was quite and far away from all the busyness of the crowds, yet not too far that we could still enjoy fireworks going on at the track even after arriving later in the day. The sites themselves are a bit buggy and the porter potty was a little dirty, but for the price, it’s nothing an experienced camper like myself hasn’t seen before.

Hipcamper Carley

Sunsets for days

Carley L.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 6th, 2021

Chris’s camp was so awesome. We really lucked out with the weather and the views were incredible. He has all kinds of extras… tiki torches (byo fluid), tools for fires, sitting areas, and a porta potty. It was secluded and so peaceful and we cannot wait to go back.
Tip for your visit… bring a canopy 😉

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Hipcamper Laura
Laura F.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 21st, 2021

The view was AMAZING and the site was very quiet and peaceful. I would recommend that campers have AWD because the drive is very steep. The latrine needs to be emptied, ASAP please!!

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Hipcamper Maddox
Maddox A.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 13th, 2021

Great time as usual. Weather was perfect and we took the short drive to the falls to cool off in the water. Will go back in a few weeks!

Hipcamper Alejandra

Such a great site

Alejandra C.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 2nd, 2021

Chris was an amazing host. The sites was good, and he was able to mow the tall grass early on to make it more enjoyable. He was very responsive and gave us a great experience. The firepit areas were beautiful, the port-a-potty was useful, and there was a ton to do in the area. We stayed for 6 days and never ran out of activities. The price was so low for the experience we had. I would love to come back!

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Hipcamper Alex
Alex H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
April 14th, 2021

Amazing location super close to a lot of wineries and breweries. Chris is a great host and super responsive to questions.

Awards

Best in 2021 New York
Finalist
Best of 2019 New York
Finalist
Property
Christopher M.’s Land
State
New York
Country
United States
$25/night
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