Hipcamp host Jenna A.,
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The recycled cabin was built over the course of two years, all with recycled materials or from trees from around the property. It has a queen bed and enough solar power to play vinyl records and light your way in the night.

Please note while our cabin is a premium experience on a working farm, it is still an outdoor experience that takes place deep in the woods,

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The recycled cabin was built over the course of two years, all with recycled materials or from trees from around the property. It has a queen bed and enough solar power to play vinyl records and light your way in the night.

Please note while our cabin is a premium experience on a working farm, it is still an outdoor experience that takes place deep in the woods, off the grid and in cabin built from earthy or recycled materials. It is a far cry from a typical hotel or traditional glamping.  

You can read more about our farm on IG @ClearingFarm.

Lodging provided
Cabin
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Walk to listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Bins available
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Have a question? Send Jenna a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 9 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 15% off

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Cast iron system for all cooking needs.

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Thermal Waterfall Bath

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Two Ez-Up tents for protection from the sun or bad weather.

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Ride to and from train station

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at The Cabin on the Mongaup River in New York.

Lake

The lake is 3 mile drive from the site.

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Hipcamper Emily

Perfect little off-grid cabin

Emily H.
recommends this listing.
August 8th, 2022

The time and effort that Jenna has put into creating this cabin is outstanding and really makes for a special experience. Who needs power! Also, the fact that there's no cell service really means you can disconnect and just be in the moment.
We loved our little stay, especially playing records and exploring the woods and the waterfall. Being the height of summer our night was pretty toasty, but sleeping with the windows open allowed for a bit of breeze, and heading down to the Mongaup river for a dip in the morning was amazing. Would definitely visit again and do some river tubing!

Plenty of music to choose fromThe BEST record collectionIts in the details!Hidden waterfalls
Hipcamper Grace
Grace L.
recommends this listing.
July 14th, 2022

This place is beautiful - it was absolutely perfect. We found it easy to get to and even better than described. I would 100% recommend this place.

Hipcamper Arkan

Good times, good vibes!

Arkan Z.
recommends this listing.
June 27th, 2022

What a beautiful space! Very easy communication with Jenna and her colleagues at the farm. This cabin is a perfect cross-over between camping and glamping. Manage your expectations. This is a hand-built marvel that is not weatherized, but who cares! It is a proper cabin, not the Ritz ( it is not weatherized ). You may hear a car go by once in a while - a small road isn't too far - but otherwise you're nice and secluded. Outhouse is most pristine - comes with party lights and everything. Beautiful new bench/bed right out front of the cabin is great for sitting by the fire and also laying on at night to watch the stars. The solar powered lights and sound system work well enough as long as there's been sun - keep an eye on that battery counter if you're rocking them tunes. And dear visitors please PLEASE sleeve the records properly.

Instructions from Jenna and crew were pretty easy. The area is more in the foothills of Catskills but nonetheless, close enough for day trips for hikes if you do wish to go in deeper. Plenty to do around there though - just do your research ahead of time as reception is not so good, if any. If you're there do take advantage of farm fresh eggs and/or the gravity fed, wood burning jacuzzi on the property - it is a bliss. If you're lucky you may meet the man behind all the hand-made goodness you're enjoying. Do take a tour if offered. Do bring your doggo.

Hipcamper Joseph

Real life magic

Joseph H.
recommends this listing.
December 7th, 2020

They have a real passion for cabins at clearing farm that shines through this eco cabin. Even after reading dozens of views applauding the attention to detail, you will still be surprised by the well-thought-out bits of charm scattered around the place.

The whole property is practically magical. I have only dreamed of finding a plot with the sorts of water features you can find here with just a short walk. Great place to get lost in the zen of working with fire and water. I just wish it could stay a secret so I could have easy booking when it gets warmer

Hipcamper Kyle

Best trip!

Kyle R.
recommends this listing.
November 15th, 2020

amazing stay, the hosts were as helpful as possible. the site is amazing, the scenery is gorgeous, and the campsite is well maintained.

Hipcamper Travis
Travis K.
recommends this listing.
September 8th, 2020

Just a delight. Nothing more to say than that.

Hipcamper Michael

Amazing fabulous relaxing romantic

Michael M.
recommends this listing.
August 14th, 2020

Was amazing !!!!! Better then they advertise the hot tub was insanely amazing the waterfalls and watering holes the cabin the art work all just amazing relaxing would do it again. Disconnect from reality and tap into nature

Hipcamper Alexis

A magical slice of off grid heaven

Alexis Y.
recommends this listing.
July 16th, 2020

My husband, Michael, and I were blown away by the craftsmanship of the cabin and the touches of personality that made it feel like a home. Michael is a record collector and was spinning tunes all night on their incredible sound system.
The hospitality and kindness was above and beyond.
We arrived by traing with no car and Jenna was kind enough to offer us a ride! They also offered to pick up and delivery groceries for a small fee since we were on foot.
Jenna and Chris picked us up and we enjoyed getting to know them, their energy is positively infectious. The face masks didnt stop us from connecting over Disney and music immediately.

The cabin and site had everything we needed: Seasonings, pots and cast iron skillets, sponges, campsuds, extra blankets, towels, even a collection of camping cookbooks I stuck my nose into. It is truly off grid, with enough power for lights, the record player and sound system and to charge a phone. I have verizon and had very little service in the area as expected, but a walk to the outhouse would allow me to send and receive texts just fine.

We paid a little extra for the tiki torches and the cooler and it was so worth it. The tiki torches provided an incredible vibe and the cooler was top of the line.

The king bed was sinfully comfortable and we loved the collison of home comfort and wildnerness camping. Cooking outside with a view of endless trees and wildlife, spiders chilling on their webs, chipmunks scampering. Tending the fire for hours to fill up the hot tub was insanely rewarding, especially after a day spent splashing up and down the beautiful waterfalls only 5 minutes away.

On our 2nd day, Jenna checked in on us to see if we needed anything. We only requested some ice, beer, and charcoal (very helpful for the hot tub we found, through the pine cones nearby are great tinder) and Chris came by quickly with all of it PLUS some extra drinking water and a bottle of Chardonnay from their friends winery. We were blown away.

We danced the night away under the stars with the LED cabin lights dancing, enjoyed hiking along the roaring river and getting a yoga flow in on the little back porch.

Truly a magical reprieve in such a tumultuous time. We cannot wait to be back and hopefully share a beer with Jenna and Chris, thank you!! 🌻❤

Breakfast outside Our last evening at the cabin, complete with PBRs, campfire roasted potatoes and bacon wrapped steaks Hiking along the river The Cabin on the Mongaup River
Hipcamper Abby

Amazing place!

Abby T.
recommends this listing.
July 13th, 2020

Went for a short weekend getaway with a couple of friends and our dogs. This place was absolutely incredible! The listing is very accurate and the property manager was great. Barely any cell service (T-Mobile and AT&T) at the cabin so perfect if you're looking for a place to truly disconnect. The hot tub was awesome and the grounds are perfectly rustic. You can still hear a bit of road noise but it wasn't anything too obtrusive to our weekend. Jenna was super accommodating and communicative throughout the entire process. Will definitely be booking this place again in the future!

Awards

Best of 2019 New York
3rd place
Best of 2018 New York
1st place
Property
Clearing Farm
State
New York
Country
United States
$197/night
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