Hipcamp host Nicole D.,
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 We have 3 sites available on the river.  When  you book, you are booking ALL 3 SITES.  This has the capacity to host over 15 people! . Near the first campsite is also a public access point for our local community who is allowed to come and swim. If you prefer to see few people and have more quiet and seclusion, plan to set up in site 2 or 3 (primitive site) . Site 2 can acc


 We have 3 sites available on the river.  When  you book, you are booking ALL 3 SITES.  This has the capacity to host over 15 people! . Near the first campsite is also a public access point for our local community who is allowed to come and swim. If you prefer to see few people and have more quiet and seclusion, plan to set up in site 2 or 3 (primitive site) . Site 2 can accommodate 2 medium sized tents and site 3 one medium sized tent.

The riverside campsites are right along the pristine South Toe river in a forested area at the edge of our organic farm. The camping sites are private and each site can access the river for swimming or fishing. Folks park at barn and walk 1 minute into farm where the sites are. There is a  pavilion for eating or hanging out with power to charge your phone, plus twinkle lights that can be used at night. Each site has a  firepit  and wood is at pavilion (if paid for and reserved).  Sites are in our main vegetable production area so we are around and working during weekdays but less on weekends. There is an electric fence nearby, so use caution, it is flagged. We encourage guests that like a quiet camping experience with simple needs. 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 10 guests per site
Short walk
ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No showers
No wifi
Have a question? Send Nicole a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out

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Hipcamper Amy

Seclusion, amenities and river fun!

Amy P.
recommends this listing.
July 28th, 2019

We had an absutely magical time during our camping trip at Green Toe Ground Farm! It was private and secluded, but close enough to our car that carrying our stuff in wasn't a problem! Before we got there we had planned on hiking in the area, but ended up spending the entire day on the river that the campsite is next to. There's a beautiful beach covered in beautiful smooth river stones, a swimming hole, a rope swing and we met a few of the locals who were there using the private river access. We just had a wonderful time and never had to leave the property! It's so peaceful and quiet at night, and the stargazing is out of this world! Nicole was such a lovely host, making us feel right at home! We will definitely be back and highly recommend this place to anyone!

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Hipcamper Jessie

Wonderful camping trip

Jessie M.
recommends this listing.
August 21st, 2019

My husband, 3 sons and I had a blast at Tents on Toe Ground. This trip will not be forgotten and my family is already talking about coming back. We had site #1 and it truly was perfect for us, just as Nicole said. We were happy campers, nestled in good shade, a level cleared area, right along the river and close to a decent compost toilet and their pavillion, which has power, pottable water, plenty of fire wood, and even an outdoor oven the hosts are willing to prep for you, if you should need it, all included in your stay. The beautiful cool, clear water has several areas that are deep enough to swim in but also plenty of areas shallow enough for small children, and the best part..we all caught fish, each day of our stay. Although we had a few people visit the perfect access to the water here, they were not bothersome and they all seemed to respect that we were there camping. Most of those visitors(locals, or people who know locals) mentioned how lucky we were and asked how we knew of this Gem😆. I am truly grateful for a memorable experience and 100% would reccomend Tents on Toe Ground! Thanks so very much Nicole for allowing us the opportunity to stay and enjoy your perfect spot! #GreatHost #theMountainsareCalling #whatareyouwaitingfor #ourbestcampingexperienceyet

Hipcamper Anne

Absolutely beautiful!

Anne O.
recommends this listing.
September 3rd, 2019

Absolutely beautiful location! The river was clear and refreshing. It was perfect for children. We had children ranging in age from 3-15 and they all had a blast. There is deep water, wading water and even a few small rapids the children could ride on a tube. The campsites were clean and had fire rings with grill grates and the first two had picnic tables. It was nice having an outlet accessible and fresh drinking water available. The first camp site was huge and level ground. The second site was more private and fit our 4 man tent nicely. The third was the smallest and we ended up not using. Nicole was accessible with any questions and very welcoming. She even let the children meet her 1 week old calf! Definitely recommend the tents on the toe river.

Hipcamper Andre

Great stay in october .

Andre K.
recommends this listing.
October 15th, 2019

Great campsite along the Toe river. Nicole went above and beyond to ensure our stay was perfect. Campsite #1 is the most private, she loaned us a tent when ours broke. The water level was low. Convenience store aprox 7-10 min away. Outhouse is clean. Definitely Recommend this campsite, we had a great trip.

Hipcamper Dmitri
Dmitri N.
recommends this listing.
July 5th, 2020

This place was perfect for our group of 16 people! Being near the river and having the whole place to yourself is hard to beat!
The covered kitchen area was great during times when we had the occasional drizzle.
Nicole was a great communicator who made a point to call us to make sure any ambiguities are cleared up before our arrival. She was also there to meet us and show us the grounds. During our stay, she was always easy to reach through text if we had any questions.
All in all, we had a great stay and did not want to leave. We highly recommend this listing!

Falling asleep and waking up to the sound of these rapids is the best. The only thing that is better than that is swimming in them!
Hipcamper Jacob
Jacob D.
recommends this listing.
July 30th, 2020

Unique camp site with a private setting (we had all three sites) right on the water. Four kids and three adults set up camp on Site #1. It was a little snug, but we wanted the kids to be together and made it work just fine for 4 nights.

There were a handful of locals that came by for a swim in the middle of the day. They were all friendly and respectful.

We enjoyed tubing down the lazy river and riding the rapids. My buddy caught a nice rainbow trout the first night. Lots of wildlife - my son saw an osprey fly off with a fish in it's talons. River otter swam playfully in the evening. But thankfully, no bear.

Great stargazing on a clear night. We saw a few shooting stars, the Milky Way, and more stars than we ever see in Raleigh.

Nicole was friendly. She reached out ahead of time to let us know about the expected rain. She was helpful and made sure we had firewood (for purchase) and knew where to get potable water onsite.

Hipcamper Vin

Great time at green toe ground

Vin L.
recommends this listing.
July 28th, 2019

My two teens and I had a great time camping at Green Toe Ground on the Toe River - nothing better for me than spending time swimming in a pristine river, tubing, swimming and searching for fish, crayfish and salamanders with my two teens and reminding them of the sounds of the woods and flowing water.
The hosts are friendly, helpful, and responsive. They have available drinking water, firewood, good fire pits and grills, great campsite locations, dry ground, close to, but above the water, very-good compost toilet (odor-free, clean, easy to use), picnic table, camp chairs ... and the beautiful Toe River.
There is some poison ivy, but it’s easy to see; I’m highly allergic, but had no problem (avoidance and TECNU work for me).
I look forward to returning to Green Toe Ground to camp the next time I’m in Western NC
Vin L.

Hipcamper Christian

Relaxing riverside retreat

Christian L.
recommends this listing.
July 30th, 2019

Wonderful little campsite right on the river! Great little swimming hole, ropeswing, and a little bend of rapids. Wish we brought a tube! Host was wonderful, we had a grate to grill on the fire and wood to burn. We had planned on finding a hike nearby but loved the spot so much we spent the whole first day at the river. Definitely coming back!!

Hipcamper Larredo
Larredo Q.
recommends this listing.
September 23rd, 2019

We had a great camping experience and our hosts were so kind and helpful!

Green Toe Ground
North Carolina
United States
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