Hipcamp host Jacob P.,
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Peaceful, private, primitive camping on 15 acres of forest land in southern Lancaster County. 

This backpacker-friendly campsite is frequented by deer, fox, and other wildlife.  Many ferns, mushrooms, and a few rare native plants can be found nearby.

Short but steep 10-minute hike to access the campsite.  Best to arrive during daylight hours and be prepared to

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Peaceful, private, primitive camping on 15 acres of forest land in southern Lancaster County. 

This backpacker-friendly campsite is frequented by deer, fox, and other wildlife.  Many ferns, mushrooms, and a few rare native plants can be found nearby.

Short but steep 10-minute hike to access the campsite.  Best to arrive during daylight hours and be prepared to carry your gear.

Non-potable wash water is usually available at the site, depending on rainfall. 

Easy access to Lancaster City and Susquehanna River activities.

Please respect property boundaries and leave no trace.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 8 guests per site
Hike in
No 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 Jacob a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 1PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Wildlife watching

Deer and fox frequent the area. Lots of birding potential. Keep your eyes peeled for toads, salamanders, and plenty of native...Read more

Hiking

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Primitive Ridgetop Forest and Ferns in Pennsylvania.

Forest
River, stream, or...

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Hipcamper Peter

Great place to camp!

Peter K.
recommends this listing.
September 7th, 2021

What a great spot! The hike up to the ridge was the beginning of the adventure, and we are glad we arrived with plenty of sunlight. Really appreciated the firewood and Jacob's helpfulness. Highlight recommend!

Hipcamper Greg

Really nice campsite!

Greg G.
recommends this listing.
September 5th, 2021

Awesome campsite, feels quite remote but is just a few minutes away from the city of Lancaster. Included stumps to sit on, a nice fire pit with some logs, water barrels (the water is non potable), kitty litter and a shovel. Also features a nice flat open spot for a tent or three. The walk in is not long, just a bit steep.

Hipcamper Colin

Sweet spot !

Colin W.
recommends this listing.
August 14th, 2021

Nice little campsite, the 10 min walk can be a little tough when carrying stuff up it. All in all not a bad little site.

Hipcamper Paul
Paul L.
recommends this listing.
August 8th, 2021

5 minute fairly steep hike to a nice stone fire ring, tent site, water wash station, and picnic table. The host was even kind enough to have kindling and small branches available for extra fire wood. Great little camp site with the privacy as a bonus. I plan on stopping back for a camp visit again in the future!

Hipcamper Peter K.
recommends this listing.
September 6th, 2021
Property
Snyder Hollow Ridge
State
Pennsylvania
Country
United States
$30/night
1 Site

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