Hipcamp host Steve S.,
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Camp out on a working woodland mushroom farm! Located within 3 miles of the Finger Lakes National Forest, Hawk Meadow Farm includes over 60 acres of woods, fields and a pristine stream. There are 2 quiet, spacious and private campsites available on the property. A generous supply of dry firewood is included with your booking. We believe that a good fire is a prerequisite fo

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Camp out on a working woodland mushroom farm! Located within 3 miles of the Finger Lakes National Forest, Hawk Meadow Farm includes over 60 acres of woods, fields and a pristine stream. There are 2 quiet, spacious and private campsites available on the property. A generous supply of dry firewood is included with your booking. We believe that a good fire is a prerequisite for any camping experience! Facilities include a composting toilet outhouse and potable water. 

We offer tours of our shiitake operation for $10.00 per person. Tours last about an hour. Also, be sure to visit our farm store while you are here!  We make maple syrup, dried shiitake mushroom powder, medicinal mushroom tinctures, mushroom vinegar, herbal handmade soaps and of course we generally have fresh shiitakes- all for sale! We can have fresh shiitakes waiting for you when you arrive- just let us know by email. 

Only 30 minutes from Ithaca, NY and 15 minutes to Watkins Glen or Trumansburg, the farm is situated between Cayuga Lake and Seneca Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes wine country. Our property is at the end of a dead end road so it is very quiet and private, yet close to fine restaurants, wineries, the lakes and hiking! 

Campsite area
Tent sites
2 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Up to 3 vehicles
Wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
No kitchen
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Steve a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Hiking

Hiking in the Finger Lakes National Forest is only 3miles away. There are also abundant state parks in the area with beautifu...Read more

Horseback riding

Horseback riding is near by at Painted Bar Stables in Burdette.

Paddling

Kayak rentals are available in Watkins Glen NY at Summit to Stream Adventures- 607-535 2701 or Seneca Lake Kayak 845-489-7884

Wildlife watching

There is abundant wildlife!

Biking
Boating
Swimming

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Shiitake Mushroom Camp in New York.

Forest

Our farm has beautiful woods.

Lake

We are located right in between Cayuga Lake and Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes region. Just about 15 minutes from Seneca Lake ...Read more

River, stream, or creek

There is a lovely pristine creek along our property.

Swimming hole

There is great swimming at Lodi Point State Park, Smith Park and at Watkins Glen State Park on Seneca Lake. There is swimming a...Read more

Farm

Hawk Meadow is a working woodland mushroom farm.

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Hipcamper Darcy

Such a great experience!

Darcy L.
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(Black Locust )
June 9th, 2022

What an amazing place! Plentiful firewood supply when we arrived (we did get an extra bundle when booking). The hosts were so kind and the tour was very interesting and informative. I highly suggest buying some of the Shiitakes grown on site, they’re absolutely divine! We also had the pleasure of hearing coyotes howl off in the distance!

I will absolutely be booking here again!

Hipcamper Steve
Response from Steve, the Host, on June 9th, 2022

Hi Darcy, Glad that you enjoyed your time here! We loved your enthusiasm! We look forward to seeing you again. Take care, Steve and Anne

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Hipcamper Jenna
Jenna L.
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(Black Locust )
June 7th, 2022

Had a fantastic stay at Steve and Anne’s during our first visit to the Finger Lakes! They’re very communicative and so welcoming of guests. Steve gave us some great recommendations for local fare. The campsites are private, set back in beautiful woodland, and Steve provides a generous amount of firewood. Steve was also very generous with his time, giving us an in-depth tour of his shiitake mushroom farm, that we absolutely loved! We will absolutely be back and look forward to our next stay.

Hipcamper Alexander

Great campsite for hikers!

Alexander F.
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(The Pines)
May 30th, 2022

Great spot for camping near a lot of the best hiking trails in Ithaca! Very convenient camping spots as well. Well-stocked with firewood and plenty of room. The picnic table is also a great touch!

Hosts are very kind and accommodating!

Hipcamper Marisa

Best site ever!

Marisa S.
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(Black Locust )
May 28th, 2022

Everything! The site was beautiful, the hosts were communicative and friendly, and Steve went above and beyond to teach us about his work and share his property. We will be back!

Hipcamper Steve
Response from Steve, the Host, on June 7th, 2022

Hi Marisa, So glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We would be glad to see you again!

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Hipcamper Joy

A treasure

Joy R.
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(The Pines)
September 7th, 2021

Beautiful lands, wonderful host. Close to gorgeous hikes.

Hipcamper Steve
Response from Steve, the Host, on October 17th, 2021

Glad you enjoyed your stay!

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Hipcamper Jaynaleigh
Jaynaleigh D.
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(Black Locust )
September 6th, 2021

Ann and Steve were friendly and hospitable and their property is incredible. The site was so private and serene. We will definitely be back. Thank you for sharing your beautiful farm!

Shiitake Mushroom CampView from the tent in the morning
Hipcamper Steve
Response from Steve, the Host, on October 17th, 2021

We look forward to seeing you again. And yes ...we count our blessings daily to live where we do!

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Hipcamper Roslyn
Roslyn J.
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(Black Locust )
August 30th, 2021

This was my second time staying at the mushroom farm. I love camping here, its so peaceful and lovely to look up at the stars at night. I had a lot of fun walking around the creek and taking photos. Stay here, you won't regret it!

Hipcamper Steve
Response from Steve, the Host, on October 17th, 2021

Thanks for the appreciative thoughts!

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Hipcamper Kai-Ching

Amazing stay.

Kai Ching C.
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(The Pines)
August 24th, 2021

This is a unique place to camp. The landscape is so beautiful and serene. Steve and his wife are wonderful hosts. We enjoy the mushroom tours, Steve is so knowledgeable and enthusiastic, we learned so much from him.

We'd definitely recommend his camping site and the mushroom tour.

Hipcamper Steve
Response from Steve, the Host, on October 17th, 2021

Glad that you enjoyed your time spent here!

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Amy C.
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(The Pines)
August 15th, 2021

We had a wonderful time camping here! The site was private and came with lots of wood for our campfires. Steve and Anne were so welcoming. The land is beautiful and we loved learning about mushroom cultivation on our tour with Steve. We took home some shiitakes, a medicinal tincture, and beautiful soaps made by Anne. We highly recommend camping here, meeting Steve and Anne, and taking the farm tour!

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Hipcamper Steve
Response from Steve, the Host, on August 18th, 2021

We enjoyed meeting you both and look forward to seeing you again! Glad you enjoyed you time here!

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Awards

Best of 2022 New York
Finalist
Best in 2021 New York
3rd place
Best of 2019 New York
5th place
Best of 2018 New York
6th place
Property
Hawk Meadow Farm
State
New York
Country
United States
$50/night
2 Sites

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