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PITCH YOUR OWN TENT on this scenic stargazing ridge within our mixed hardwood forest at Ravens Retreat Hocking Hills. This site is 1 of 3 PRIMITIVE CAMP SITES on the hilltop.

For a video tour search "Primitive Camping Sites at Raven's Retreat" on Youtube

 

Each site has its own:

- Firepit

- Hammock

- Bench

- Tangle Free Domestic Anim

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PITCH YOUR OWN TENT on this scenic stargazing ridge within our mixed hardwood forest at Ravens Retreat Hocking Hills. This site is 1 of 3 PRIMITIVE CAMP SITES on the hilltop.

For a video tour search "Primitive Camping Sites at Raven's Retreat" on Youtube

 

Each site has its own:

- Firepit

- Hammock

- Bench

- Tangle Free Domestic Animal Tie Out

- Picnic Table

- Grill

- Shared portable toilet/porta john between all three campsites

The portable toilet is nearby the campsites & within 150 foot of each site. Bring your own water or fill up your reservoir near The Barn House, where we, Dustin & Raven live. Barn House is located down the main driveway. Parking for one vehicle per each campsite. 

PLEASE HAUL OUT YOUR TRASH! 

Endangered species present.  Abundant wildlife, serenity, and seclusion due to our 1/2 mile long driveway. Domestic animals are allowed but due to attacks on wildlife, domestic animal visitors must be tied out or leashed at all times.

Raven's Retreat is a Therapeutic, Vacation Rental Attraction, located in the Hocking Hills, where we focus on the well being of our guests and provide a Catered Experience to them.  People that stay at Raven's Retreat are often here to be immersed in Nature and visit the nearby Hocking Hills State Parks.  While here guests experience Seclusion, Peace, Tranquility and an Escape from Everyday Life.  All of our dwellings and spaces are inspired by Nature, Art, and overall Systemic Health.  Raven's Retreat is run by an Athletic Couple whom has turned their focus from competing in various combat sports, to Lifestyle Wellness Education.  This Education includes the pursuit of Mental Health through fostering Creativity and Self Expression, as well as, Nutrition, and Physical Fitness.

There is lots of hiking on the property, and even more hiking at out local parks such as Rockhouse and Conkles Hollow State Park.  Conkles Hollow is our favorite park.  As for local food, we love the pizza down at Laurelville Pizza.  It's only a 4 min drive away.  If you'd like vegan cheese, it would be best to call a week ahead so they can make sure its stocked for ya.  The Ridge Inn, at the bottom of Thompson Ridge, is another good place to eat.  It is kind of like a fresh twist on American comfort food. 

We want you to have a good time without disrupting others.  Overall, we do not allow loud parties but encourage friendly peaceful hang outs.  We have great respect for all the critters and our neighbors. 

If you would like to use a camp shower, we only allow certain soaps to be used in order to maintain a healthy environment on the property.  We suggest using little to no soap on most of the body and if you do use soap, please use a biodegradable camp soap.  Please avoid the use of strong perfumes, as well.

It is our goal to open this property to share with others that respect this wild area as much as we do.  Please note, these primitive camp sites are within an area where 11 turkeys pass, countless deer raise their young, and bats/birds frequent due to having a cleared area within the forest of the Hocking Hills.  For that reason, please be prepared to use lighting that is wildlife and pollinator friendly.  Such as more yellow or green lights once the sun has set.  Bright White or blue lights are NOT ideal for the night creatures.

Campsite area
Tent site
1 site
Up to 8 guests per site
Short walk
2WD Accessible
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
No hot tub
No playground
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 20% off

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

Some of the best Riding around, our friend Mike Grizzly Adams will take up to groups of four around the hills on road bikes or ...Read more

Boating

Kayak Kab first drop in is 9am every day of the week. Seven mile trip down the Hocking River.

Hiking

Guests are welcome to hike on our trails. In doing so we ask you to keep strong scents such a clothing detergents, and perfume...Read more

Paddling

Kayak Kab first drop in is 9am every day of the week. Seven mile trip down the Hocking River.

Climbing

17 min drive Conkles Hollow State Park & 30 min drive to Neville Billies Adventure Park

Swimming

20 min drive to Tar Hollow State Park, they do allow public swimming. This park was known in the 1800s for the pine tar found s...Read more

Wildlife watching

On our property, we have all kinds of wildlife. Also find more at Local State parks such as Rockhouse and Conkles Hollow.

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Primitive Camp Peace Ravens Retreat in Ohio.

Forest

Be ready to hear owls, whippoorwills, frogs, racoons, foxes, coyotes, deer and an occasional bobcat on this property.

Field

Up on the ridge, where the campsites are located, there is an open area should you need it

River, stream, or creek

There are 4 creeks and one pond on the property

Wetlands

Several natural springs on the property, help create an exceptional area for wildlife. We also get our plumbed water from our a...Read more

Driveway

The driveway/road to all three primitive campsites is approx 1/2 of a mile long. We have the right to use the entire driveway/r...Read more

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Hipcamper Elizabeth
Elizabeth L.
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June 28th, 2022

We loved camping here! The bathroom was very clean, the site was a beautiful forested area with little trails for the kids to explore. We didn't get poison ivy! There was fresh water available. The host was extremely friendly and helpful!

Hipcamper Raven & Dustin (DJ)
Response from Raven & Dustin (DJ), the Host, on June 29th, 2022

Elizabeth, we are very glad that our space acted as a good spot for some likely needed family time! It feels great that you appreciated the campsites. We tried to make our three primitive camp sites in such a way that they serve friends and families well. Maybe we will see you again! Raven/Dustin

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Property
Raven's Retreat Hocking Hills
State
Ohio
Country
United States
$40/night
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