Hipcamp host Wally N.,
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Horse farm super close to Gunx, Minnewaska State Park, Mohonk Preserve , Lipman Park (mt biking) Great for rock climbers, families, hikers, horse folks.

Sites are private with fire pits.

Strict cancellation policy so if not sure, just book for 1 person to guaranty a space and settle up upon arrival when you know your actual plans and numbers ?
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, trailers
8 sites
Up to 12 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-through site
Max length 20ft
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Have a question? Send Wally a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Mt Biking at Lipman Park and Minnewaska State Park


Hudson River and Rondout Creek


Minnewaska Park, rail trails and Mohonk Preserve

Horseback riding

Available at Nearby Pine Ridge Dude Ranch


Minnewaska State park (Lake Minnewaska). Assorted local swimming holes

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Rustic ridge view farm in New York.


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Hipcamper Michael
Michael S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 8)
September 21st, 2020

Good option for camping near Minnewaska

Hipcamper Yuliya
Yuliya S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 7)
September 30th, 2020

We stayed three nights on Wally's land with our two dogs. We kept them on a tie-out cable, to prevent any possible interaction with the horses.

The campground is a sloping meadow of tall grass and wildflowers (goldenrod, chamomile, milkweed, and others) with well-maintained drives leading up to each site. All the campers when we were there had either a truck or an SUV, but I wouldn't be afraid to drive in with a smaller car with lower ground clearance than these.

The sites themselves were each of generous size. The whimsical names (we stayed at Mars' landing) don't seem to correspond to the numbers that Hipcamp shows for the sites.

It was a great spot for star-gazing, with wide open sky: we were able to see a large number of constellations, planets, and shooting stars! Since the sites aren't wooded, we could clearly see maybe four other sites around us, but we still felt like we had plenty of privacy.

The farm is located not far from the main road, so we could still hear cars driving by at night; but well below the music of the crickets and cicadas. The convenience of being located right outside Minnewaska State Park was well worth the little bit of road noise.

Hipcamper Jay
Jay B.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
October 11th, 2020

Such a beautiful piece of property. Felt so honored that they are sharing this treasure with the public! Convinent to great hiking!

Hipcamper Annabelle

Great place for simple car camping

Annabelle B.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
October 11th, 2020

Lots of different fields - we were able to find one that felt semi-private.

Hipcamper Chris

Awesome piece of land.

Chris W.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
October 12th, 2020

Beautiful space

Hipcamper Joe

Great campsite with a view!

Joe K.
recommends this listing.
(Site 6)
October 12th, 2020

We loved staying at the Rustic Ridge View campground! We had a great campsite that overlooked the ridge. The Porta Johns were surprisingly clean and Wally was a great host! We’ll definitely be staying here again!

Hipcamper Matt
Matt O.
recommends this listing.
(Site 7)
October 12th, 2020

Beautiful property! Wally was easy to communicate with and provided plenty of instructions before arriving. You are free to choose from a number of sites when you arrive. They are fairly spread out though you can definitely see your neighbors as it's an open field. Would definitely recommend.

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Hipcamper Matthew
Matthew O.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
October 12th, 2020

Wally was really nice and the farm was a lovely place to camp. We were in to climb at the gunks, and it was an easy 15 min drive in the morning. Definitely a nice way to spend a weekend out there!

Hipcamper Karin
Karin J.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
October 16th, 2020

Easy place to find, super nice farm with beautiful horses - loved waking up to some neighing sounds :). Enjoyed using the fire pit. Wally was super nice. He drove by to say hi with his friendly dog. Not too many other folks were there camping so it felt private.

I would definitely stay at Wally’s again and already recommended his hipcamp site to my friends!

Gunx camping on a horse farm!
New York
United States
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