Hipcamp host Dale H.,
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Relax in a secluded meadow, wander through old Hemlock forest trails and watch many varieties of birds and other wildlife on 60 acres of wetland preserve. A very private spot with space for gatherings, tipis, tents, vans -- all are welcome.

Absolutely beautiful night skies due to a lack of light pollution.

Only 5 minutes away from the village, where you can pick

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Relax in a secluded meadow, wander through old Hemlock forest trails and watch many varieties of birds and other wildlife on 60 acres of wetland preserve. A very private spot with space for gatherings, tipis, tents, vans -- all are welcome.

Absolutely beautiful night skies due to a lack of light pollution.

Only 5 minutes away from the village, where you can pick up groceries and whatever else you need.

Kids 12 and under can stay for free. 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
5 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Bins available
No picnic table
No wifi
Camping vehicle details
Have a question? Send Dale a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Hiking
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Hidden Meadow Camping in New York.

Forest

Also open meadow ,wetland

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Hipcamper Jenna

Hidden gem 💎

Jenna L.
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(Site 1)
October 12th, 2021

This is such a hidden gem! We were looking for a place to stay for a couple nights where we had some space and also cell service to work. This was everything and more! The space is beautiful, the trails are great, and its a close jaunt to town if you need anything. We brought our ~25ft skoolie and had no issues navigating to the space. The fire pit and wood is a huge plus too! Dale was so gracious ensuring we had what we needed - he even dropped us off a few garden veggies! Definitely recommend. Thank you Dale & wife for hosting us!

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Hipcamper Brooke

Secluded, quiet and close to town.

Brooke D.
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(Site 5)
September 6th, 2021

This place is amazing. Very secluded with access to some trails but only about ten minutes from Potsdam. Dale has a real treasure here, so if you stay here please be kind of his place, pack in/pack out, and leave it better than you found it! Would absolutely love to return :)

Hipcamper Dale
Response from Dale, the Host, on September 10th, 2021

Thanks Brooke, we look forward to seeing you again !

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Hipcamper Steve

Gracious host

Steve L.
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(Site 1)
December 3rd, 2020

Dale was very accomodating. I arrived very late and he patiently waited for me. He also left plenty of dry firewood and kindling at the campsite.

Hipcamper Jack

Never disappoints!

Jack B.
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(Site 2)
November 7th, 2020

Hidden meadows is our favorite spot to go camping. Its so close to our school and truely a hidden gem. The host's property has tons of places to explore and enjoy. Even better, the campsites are always nicely upkept, restrooms clean, chairs and firewood avaliable, and free of trash. Dale and his wife are friendly people who enjoy the outdoors as much as you do. Its a must see place that never disappoints!

Hipcamper Ramyaa

Great spot & most gracious host!

Ramyaa R.
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(Site 1)
October 26th, 2020

Such a joy camping at the Hidden Meadow. Dale was the best host! We got very delayed getting to our campsite and Dale was in constant communication with us the whole time. When we got there, it was dark and very cold. He gave us plenty of firewood and made sure we had light from his shed to set up camp.

The campsite had a great set up. There was a platform to set up our tent (which was SO GREAT, because the night we camped the temperature dropped to the low 30's). The outhouse was a few steps away from the campsite which was really easy to get to on a cold night. It's also one of the cleanest outhouses I've used!

Dale also came out in pouring rain to see us off. We were on a road trip to through New England and he told us places we could stop at. Just the wonderful host and a great place to camp!

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Hipcamper Dale
Response from Dale, the Host, on October 27th, 2020

Thank you Ramyaa for your great review!I am glad you had a good experience at Hidden-meadow-campground, I enjoyed meeting you and Danny and hope to see you again.

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Hipcamper Jason

Hidden gem

Jason C.
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(Site 3)
September 18th, 2020

This is the best one I have found yet. The host traveled the country with his wife in a van back in the day. He knows how to treat guests coming off the road. He has setup something special at this little meadow hidden in his chunk of forest. I wish it was in a spot I could stop more often. I was able to ride my Harley right up to the spot. Nice firepit, seating, outhouse. This place is a real gem, and the host was as friendly and welcoming as possible. I wish he stayed for a beer. He sets the bar very high for other camps. The maintain their land extremely well and take pride in it, it shows.

Hipcamper Dale
Response from Dale, the Host, on September 24th, 2020

Hi Jason, it was good to meet you and I am happy to hear that you had an enjoyable experience at Hidden Meadow Campground! Thank you for your kind words and nice review. I hope to see you again. Dale

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Hipcamper Stefan

Paradise in the north country

Stefan H.
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(Site 5)
August 12th, 2020

This was a truly special experience, so much more than just a place to camp. The setting was beautiful. Very private and remote, but not at all difficult to access. The host, Dale, was such a kind man, and we could tell he really cared and wanted us to have everything we needed to make it a positive experience. He was very knowledgeable and it was a pleasure to chat with him and hear about the history of the land. I wish I could have stayed longer, and I hope the site stays available for future trips. Highly recommended!

Hipcamper Dale
Response from Dale, the Host, on August 13th, 2020

Thanks for your wonderful review!It was a pleasure to meet you and we sure hope to see you again.

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Hipcamper Alyssa

A beautiful site and experience

Alyssa N.
recommends this listing.
(Site 6)
June 12th, 2020

This place was a Godsend! The site was even better than expected and the pit toilet was pristine. The vibe of the place was so serene and there was plenty of space and privacy. This part of New York is wonderful and Potsdam, a 5 minute drive away, is a charming town. Dale and Mary Ellen, the hosts, are beautiful souls that I was blessed to have met. I highly suggest staying here!

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Hipcamper Dale
Response from Dale, the Host, on June 19th, 2020

Alyssa, thank you for your wonderful review .We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Hidden Meadow Camping and we look forward to seeing you again. Have a safe journey! Dale and Mary Ellen

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Hipcamper Timothy

Friendly and hospitable

Timothy Z.
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(Site 5)
June 12th, 2020

Large open meadow backyard. Host brought out firewood for evening fire.

Hidden Meadow Camping
Property
Hidden Meadow Camping
State
New York
Country
United States
$25/night
5 Sites