The best camping near Pachaug State Forest

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Glamping with the Wild Horses

11 sites · Lodging, Tents150 acres · Sterling, CT
Enjoy all that our beautiful 150 acres mustang sanctuary has to offer - you can even bring your own horse! 100% of net proceeds go to our 501c3 nonprofit’s mission to promote, train and adopt out America’s wild mustangs. Our property has over five miles of trails, seasonal blueberry and huckleberry picking, and one-of-a-kind experiences like hiking along side our free roaming herd of formerly wild mustangs, exploring the property on our off road safari tours, yoga in our dome and more! Check out our website and sign up for our email list for updates: wildridect.org/email
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Leyden’s Regeneration Sanctuary

6 sites · RVs, Tents30 acres · West Greenwich, RI
A third generation tree farmer is trying to save and regenerate the property her father has inherited since part of it was bull dozed in the 60’s. This is a project of my brother and I to create a healing center / space for people to come connect with the land. (You can read more about our project on our visionary fund page below) tribe.visionaryfund.com/leydensregeneration All money through hipcamp and visionary fund goes directly towards the land... Regeneration, planting, maintaining, taxes and future projects awaiting to be funded! Thank you. Step 1: get people back on it. Come live off grid for a bit in West Greenwich. Must have your own water, head lamps; respect for the land. 1.5 hour drive from Boston 3 hour drive from NYC 40 minutes to Providence, Newport, Mystic CT. and all RI beaches. ENJOY :)
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Adesa Farm

2 sites · Tents82 acres · North Stonington, CT
We live on a picturesque 82-acre farm in North Stonington, CT located near many serene natural areas. Pachaug State Forest, Ell Pond Preserve, and the Westerly, RI beaches are all within a 20 minute drive from us. Our land is secluded and rural, offering a respite from the hubbub of city life. We have a spring-fed pond on-site and the majority of our land is heavily forested. With very low light pollution, the night sky on our farm is breathtaking.
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Holiday Hill

3 sites · RVs, Tents30 acres · Mansfield, CT
A century old chicken farm that was turned into a summer day-camp and outdoor recreation center in 1958. Currently it hosts about 500 happy campers every summer and events on the weekends.
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Chestnut Hill Vineyard

8 sites · Tents25 acres · Hopkinton, RI
We are a agroforestry farm with animals orchards nursery crops and more. We have a beautiful stone carin on the property that is larger then most pickup trucks and most likely built by native Americans. We can hike out of our back yard down our neighbors driveway up the road a little bit and into a large preserve that has trails going in Connecticut and can be taken all the way up to New Hampshire. We have a few beautiful kayak and canoe friendly rivers by us that are mostly calm water with a few sets of small rapids. Ocean with 4x4 trails, shell fishing, sport fishing boats all within a reasonable distance. New port, Jamestown, block island all worth visiting.
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Glamp Frogmore

2 sites · Lodging35 acres · Coventry, RI
Set on our private 35 acre property in Rhode Island, Glamp Frogmore features two beautiful wooded glampsites (The Pines and The Ferns) that border the 295 acre Maxwell Mays Audubon Refuge. Take a 5 minute walk down a private path that will bring you to our small pond where you can play horseshoes or corn hole, kids can paddle around in the canoe or rowboat, sit and enjoy nature in our Adirondack chairs, or bring a picnic. Glamp Frogmore is 30 minutes from Newport, beautiful beaches, Narragansett, the city of Providence, Watch Hill, and Mystic, CT. Close to local breweries, vineyards, bike trails, and hikes. 2.5 hours to NYC and 1.5 hours to Boston.
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Gibson Hill Resort & Entertain!

137 sites · RVs, Tents155 acres · Sterling, CT
The Gibson Hill Resort and Entertainment has OVER 100 FULL RV Hookup spots and acres of Camping sites!! This FULL SERVICE RV Resort enjoys a Long History throughout the American Experience. This site and its grounds were used for many Generations for Gatherings, a place to Unite among friends ,Family and an area where the Colonists met, had meetings, events, and planned for the America we Know Today!! There are many acres and trails for miles of hiking, biking, picnics, and private romantic moments. There are a wide variety of animals and wildlife from years of planned animal breeding from PRO ecological planning, environmental plantings, and very exotic plant life!! Learn more about this land: Camping resort has EXCEPTIONAL Management, grounds, and areas for enjoying nature on over 50 acres. There is WEEKLY band and Entertainment events during season and a POOL to ENJOY!!
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Swanson's Farm

1 site · RV, Tent33 acres · West Greenwich, RI
We have a pretty magical farm in rural West Greenwich. We are only about 10 mins from I-95 but we are nestled in the woods. Fall asleep to the sound of crickets and cicadas and wake up to birds chirping and our rooster crowing . It is certainly a peaceful, quiet, private area. Our site has a waste-bag toilet (must take waste with you), an extension cord and a sink. The site is located in a quiet field where you will often find deer grazing in the morning and afternoon. We are a young farming family. Our dream is to build a cidery on this property in future years. We have started to plant our orchard with cider apple varieties, about 650 dwarf apple trees, and we are also growing some flowers and squash at the moment. We currently have six pigs and nine chickens on the farm. Eggs and cuts of pork are available for purchase, just ask! Feel free to walk around the farm, just be respectful, don't leave anything behind, and be aware that some areas have poison ivy (the field where you are staying does not have any).
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Organic Green Farm Retreat

4 sites · RVs, Tents33 acres · North Stonington, CT
Better Together CT Inc Farm and Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to re-integrating veterans and first responders through farming, fellowship and the arts. Through full community participation we offer programs for seniors and children as well. Our working farm produces Organically grown hemp and vegetables and offers a full line of products that are handcrafted with full spectrum CBD oil from hemp. Feel free to help us pick produce in the fields or rent paddleboards and explore The local spots. Our rescued therapeutic miniherd loves to have breakfast with our campers and enjoys therapeutic touch. Explore over 30 acres of hiking trails with nearby water access for fishing and swimming. This historic farm has been in the same family for generations and became a cornerstone of the Country Wellness Campus, the New England Center of Excellence for holistic medicine in 2018. Learn more about this land: Pitch a tent in the forest or field in preparation for a unforgettable retreat! This location is central to multiple activities but in itself offers 33 acres of trails, Stonewalls and native serpentine designs; trails on our property lead to beautiful Tipping Rock, a local historical landmark and meeting place in the 1700s. You can stream out back for fishing, and for wildlife galore. 5 minutes down the road, you will find Sacred Lantern Hill which will challenge your hiking skills. Minihorses rescued a year ago will melt your heart and teach you about yourself. Kids will have a lifetime of memories after exploring nature and learning about self sustainability. You may swim at the beach 15 minutes away or visit surrounding New England coastal towns such as Mystic. If interested in the sweat lodge, please check the calendar for availability. Enjoy a package of wellness services such as the Floatpod Sensory Deprivation Chamber, Infrared Sauna, Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber, Halo Therapy, and Vitamin Infusions. Monday through Friday, we offer walk-in medical services by tele-medicine. Feel free to learn about farming hemp and organic vegetables with the team, and shop at the CWC Farm Store on the property for organic foods, CBD products and Native American Art. Enjoy the excellent restaurants located within walking distance or venture out to the casinos. Mohegan Sun Casino is 15 minutes by car and Foxwoods Casino is a 5 minute trip. Recharge your battery while supporting veteran programs through 501 (c)3 nonprofit Better Together CT Inc! 
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Milk Thistle Farm

3 sites · Tents5 acres · Greene, RI
With the original home built in 1785, Milk Thistle farm is on the historic register and is comprised of the main house and 5 acres of land. It is run as a small homestead sanctuary and is home to rescued chickens, goats, and pigs, as well as two humans and their dog and cat companions. The main property is fenced in, with a large back field great for tent camping, and an orchard to explore that can also double as hammock camping. There is parking for cars, bikes, and perhaps a camper but tent camping is best suited. We try to minimize our impact on the environment as much as possible, and encourage our guests to compost, recycle, and dispose of waste accordingly. Please note we have dogs, including a Livestock Guardian Dog that does bark to alert us of new people and warn off would be predators. We will happily introduce him to any guests to minimize disruptions. Check us out on instagram @milk_thistle_farm
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SimplePrivateNaturalwEpicFirepit

1 site · RV, Tent2 acres · Hopkinton, RI
I love the outdoors and RV life. The world is changing. We can help each other by taking advantage of our natural surroundings bringing more freedom, adventure and fun into our lives. Learn more about this land: Simple, natural and private location to please diverse interests for all! Calling outdoor nature enthusiasts with epic fire pit with beautiful natural surroundings in a complete private backyard with a 30 amp hook up, outside shower and rustic screened porch. The modest house structure will be unoccupied during your stay for your complete use of the 2.2 acre private property. Pet friendly as you are there to get away and enjoy all the fresh air in this private haven. There is hiking, beaching, boating, swimming, kayaking and golfing galore close by. Or shop, dine and visit beautiful destinations of Newport, Watch Hill, Block Island. Mystic, Foxwoods, North Stonington, wineries, breweries, farms, too many things to describe. Perfect central stop en route to your final destination.
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8 Acres Homestead

2 sites · RVs, Tents8 acres · Tiverton, RI
Enjoy this quaint and tranquil getaway. Close to local beaches, cafes, and shops. Our property is located in the picturesque, New England coastal town of Tiverton, Rhode Island. The property is located on a main road and consists of a family residence, a Christian church, and a small farm that sits high on a hill overlooking the Nanaquaket Pond. Pitch your tent, or park your car/van, in our beautiful backyard woodlands just off the main road with rustic walking paths to the Nannaquacket Pond. Take in the natural wildlife such as deer, groundhogs, songbirds, and our free-range chickens when they are out and about. The beauty of the countryside is right around the corner. Historic Tiverton Four Corners: 4 minutes South Shore Beach: 20 minutes Newport: 30 minutes Providence: 30 minutes
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Pachaug is Connecticut’s largest state forest, clocking in at twodozen acres. Oh wait, excuse us, two-dozen-thousand acres! That’s 24,000 for the non-bakers here. Long story short, it’s going to take a loooong time to explore this whole place.

Pachaug is derived from the Indian term meaning bend or turn in the river. Unsurprisingly, the Pachaug River is one twisty son-of-a…headwater, probably. Anyways, this makes for excellent boating and the fish seem to like it too, if you catch our drift. And why wouldn’t they? This place is something else.

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