Hipcamp host Melissa H.
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NOTE: If you are in the area for any type of hurricane recovery and relief, please check out our Hurricane Recovery workers listing.

***We do have some damage from Hurricane Michael and are in the process of recovering and rebuilding, so we are a bit messy right now!

If we are showing booked for the dates you would like to visit us, please drop us a message. Often the calendar

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NOTE: If you are in the area for any type of hurricane recovery and relief, please check out our Hurricane Recovery workers listing.

***We do have some damage from Hurricane Michael and are in the process of recovering and rebuilding, so we are a bit messy right now!  

If we are showing booked for the dates you would like to visit us, please drop us a message.  Often the calendar here conflicts with our listings on other sites and we can probably fit you in!!

Come spend some time camping, with the goats at Goat House Farm (and the chickens, ducks, and a pig!).  Kayaking and hiking right off the property! Beautiful sunsets on the lake!

Note that we have multiple sites available.  You can choose from any of the sites available when you arrive - some nestled in the forest easement or in the goat pasture with the goats!   Site #1 overlooks the lake and is a short walk by trail to amenities. Sites #2 - #6 are nestled on the forest edge, and Sites #7 - #10 are in the pasture. 

We are a located in a rural area of Tallahassee, along the Florida Big Bend Scenic Byway and surrounded by the beautiful Lake Talquin State Forest. Great fishing and hiking trails and beautiful sunsets. Two Trailwalkers and one Trailtrotter trails are just minutes away.  There is also a 10-mile Lines Bike Trail.  See trail maps in our photos!

We are at the end of a bumpy 3/4 mile dirt road off Highway 20/Blountstown Hwy on the lake.  We are about twenty five minutes from FSU stadium - straight shot!

We provide water, wifi, laundry, fresh eggs, and fresh fruits and veggies for the picking when in season.  

Farm fresh breakfast and coffee/tea included! You can opt out of breakfast for a $10 discount (just use the promo code GoatHouseFarm when you book). 

There are also two kayaks available for use.  

We have a small outdoor kitchen area with grill, stove, utensils, and picnic table.

There is also a common room with sofas, laundry, fridge, microwave, tv, coffee pot, and kettle. 

We have a small bath house with hot shower and a composting toilet. Soap, shampoo, conditioner, and fresh towels provided.

There is a communal fire pit with firewood.

We can also offer extra tents for $10  if you need more space or are car camping.  You will need to setup the extra tents yourself.  Please let us know ahead of time if you need a tent so we can be sure it is available for you. 

Check-in/Check-out time is flexible depending upon concurrent bookings!

Dogs welcome at all sites, but in the pasture and backyard.  And, we don't mind if your dog runs around off leash as long as he/she doesn't chase the animals through the fence! 

Please try to arrive before 7:00pm. Farm days start early and we are generally in bed by 9:00pm!  It also gets very dark out here! 

Things you should bring: Lighting - flashlights, lantern, etcCharcoal if you want to grill (we have a propane stove too and small bags of charcoal for $5)Trash bag for your site (pack it in, pack it out, please)Refillable water bottles Sunscreen if you plan to be out on the lakeBug Spray

See our other posted listing in the goat nursery that includes a tent and look for our tiny cabin listing soon (available in April)!

Feel free to message if you have questions!  The herd looks forward to meeting you!!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans
No. of sites
10 bookable sites
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
Electricity, sewage
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 12 people per site
Potable water available
Spigot, hose, pump or well
Fires allowed
Firewood provided
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Off leash, on leash
Showers available
Hot water
Bins available
Compost bin, recycling bin, trash bin
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Have a question? Send Melissa a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Boating

Kayaking. two kayaks available for use

Fishing

Some of the best fishing on lake talquin

Hiking

Property sits against lake talquin forest with a hiking trail right off the driveway!

Paddling
Swimming

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Goat House Farm Camping & Breakfast in Florida.

Forest
Lake
Swimming hole
Farm

Places to see near Goat House Farm

Apalachicola National Forest
Apalachicola National Forest
13 miles way Explore
Torreya State Park
Torreya State Park
24 miles way Explore
Ochlockonee River State Park
Ochlockonee River State Park
29 miles way Explore
Three Rivers State Park
Three Rivers State Park
31 miles way Explore
Seminole State Park
Seminole State Park
32 miles way Explore
Florida Caverns State Park
Florida Caverns State Park
46 miles way Explore
Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park
Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island St...
51 miles way Explore
Falling Waters State Park
Falling Waters State Park
60 miles way Explore
T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park
T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula...
66 miles way Explore
St. Andrews State Park
St. Andrews State Park
72 miles way Explore
Kolomoki Mounds State Park
Kolomoki Mounds State Park
76 miles way Explore
Reed Bingham State Park
Reed Bingham State Park
80 miles way Explore
Lafayette Blue Springs State Park
Lafayette Blue Springs State Park
81 miles way Explore
Suwannee River State Park
Suwannee River State Park
83 miles way Explore
Grayton Beach State Park
Grayton Beach State Park
94 miles way Explore

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Hipcamper Lauren
Lauren J.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
February 26th, 2018

You'll probably want to start a goat farm of your own, or just take a couple of the baby goats. Well don't do all that but make sure you snuggle all of them! The lake is a BEAUTIFUL spot to pitch a tent or even ENO for the night. You have plenty of privacy and plenty of firewood if needed. There's also a little shed in the back yard that the owners have set up to your convenience - a fridge, hot plate, and washer/dryer is provided to keep your travels going smoothly!

My gorgeous view of the lakeAll the chickens are named! I didn't catch this ones but it looks like a Rufus...The chickens are always leaving little giftsA washer/dryer, fridge, and hot plate are all available in this space. Feel free to use them while you camp out!
Hipcamper Brandon
Brandon V.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
March 16th, 2018

We had the best time camping at the goat house! Highly recommended! Melissa and her from helpers are incredibly welcoming and generous, her property is gorgeous (I recommend walking the trails in the state forest), the sunsets and stars can't be beat, and the goats are a riot. We were lucky enough to be there the day a baby goat was born - it was so precious and cuddly. The pig is also a hoot! And with access to laundry, wifi, power and potable water, this place truly is a gem!

Hipcamper Kiersten
Kiersten W.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
May 16th, 2018

Melissa is a welcoming host to her sweet homey property. The goats were obviously a highlight, plus the hidden woodsy trail that leads down to a huge amazing lake!

Our glowing rig outside the communal shed area that helped us escape the rain we encountered!All the greenery was amazing and smelled wonderful. The view was lovely calm now, and the sunset became a fiery pink when we paddle boarded later on.Our pup investigating the friendly goats from the outside of their paddock!
Hipcamper Mike
Mike G.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
June 29th, 2018

Melissa was a fantastic host. An amazing property with privacy and access to the water. My dog loved it here. We hope to have a chance to stay again. Couldn't have asked for anything more.

Hipcamper Don
Don M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
July 1st, 2018

Melissa waited up for us until 10:30pm with a warm welcome and gifts!! The goat farm was so much fun and we got the chance to meet and play with all of them! But that’s not all.. more pleasant suprise-friends are on the farm too but we won’t give it all away. Highly recommended and will definitely come back. Complimentary farm fresh breakfast blew our minds, are you kidding!? Much love to you Melissa and everyone down on the farm. We are well rested and ready to continue our trip. Kayaking on the agenda next time!

Hipcamper Thuc
Thuc N.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
July 5th, 2018

What a terrific time! We were spoiled- Melissa made us feel right at home and kept us fed. Loved that she told me about local lore of the plantlife and the history of the farm :) Would definitely visit again!

Hipcamper Kayci
Kayci S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
July 1st, 2018

Melissa was very friendly and extremely accommodating. It was an amazing experience and will be going back the next time we go camping!

Hipcamper Caren
Caren H.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
August 1st, 2018

I went to the Goat with my two grandchildren who are 16 and 13. We loved being with the goats, pig ,ducks and chckens, dog and cats. We tried to learn all 34 of the goats names.
Although it rained a lot we have many happy memories and would like to go back again. The camp is rustic and inviting

Hipcamper Melissa
Response from Melissa, the Host, on August 1st, 2018

Thanks for the review Ms. Caren! It was such a joy to meet you and your wonderful grandchildren. I hope you come back and visit again, next time I will make the weather behave :)

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Hipcamper Wang
Wang N.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
August 4th, 2018

Melissa was a great host. She kindly waited up late for us, and made us feel very welcome. Her goats were fun, and the breakfast was delicious and satisfying.

Property
Goat House Farm
State
Florida
$25/night
10 Sites