Hipcamp host Bret A.,
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Your campsites border a Tiny Home community under construction. You will camping next to an historic spring fed lake build in the mid 1850’s to service steam locomotives hauling coal from the region. from the region

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
10 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
Wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Amenities
Picnic table available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Bret a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Black Diamond Hipcamp in Ohio.

Lake

3 Reviews

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Hipcamper Don

Hill country hideaway

Don L.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 8th, 2021

This is Hipcamp at its finest. A quiet, secluded piece of grassy woodland perched on a lovely bit of water. Close enough to Hocking Hills, but who cares? Behind it is a trail network that weaves in and out of National Forest. And as another reviewer suggested, this is hands down the best place for stargazing in Ohio. Bring a lounge chair and a pair of binoculars and get lost in the cosmos.

The owner was quick to respond and very friendly. He has a real passion for the neighboring town of Shawnee and is eager to share his land with visitors.

Strong Verizon cell signal, weak but usable AT&T reception (if you must). The camping is primitive, but there are full RV trash/dump facilities just down the road at Begley's ATV Campground in New Straitsville.

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Hipcamper Bret
Response from Bret, the Host, on November 12th, 2021

Thank you Don, great having you and your pics are awesome!

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Hipcamper Martin

Jewel in southeast ohio

Martin B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 16th, 2021

Bret’s land is fantastic. The location is very close to Shawnee which is a pretty town. My son and I were able to canoe and enjoy the property.

Everything is very well maintained.

Hipcamper Bret
Response from Bret, the Host, on October 20th, 2021

Thank you Martin, please come back to see how Shawnee continues to progress!

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Hipcamper Liz

What a great location!

Liz M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 28th, 2021

We were right on the lake and spent the evenings fishing, enjoying our fire all will gazing onto the beautifully calming lake. During the day we hiked around various Hocking Hills spots.
Location was close to a very small town with a convenience store if needed, along with a local Tavern. Close to Hocking Hills without being in the thick of things. Secluded and tucked away from the main campgrounds that always seem to overflow with people.
Far enough outside the big cities to be able to see the Milky Way on a clear night.
Owner was extremely responsive and accommodating.
We will be returning!

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Hipcamper Bret
Response from Bret, the Host, on October 20th, 2021

Thank you Liz, you have to come back after we stock the lake in the spring!

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Property
Bret A.’s Land
State
Ohio
Country
United States
$20/night
10 Sites