Hipcamp host Melanie F.
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Come on down and stay awhile in the most charming place in America. Southern hospitality at it's best. Enjoy a beautiful and relaxing lake front camping in a wilderness ranch setting. Most likely you'll be gretted first by Apple and Stevie. They're our livestock guardian dogs. Then you'll hear ducks and geese sounding off and see horses, cattle and sheep. Be cautious of the


Come on down and stay awhile in the most charming place in America. Southern hospitality at it's best. Enjoy a beautiful and relaxing lake front camping in a wilderness ranch setting. Most likely you'll be gretted first by Apple and Stevie. They're our livestock guardian dogs. Then you'll hear ducks and geese sounding off and see horses, cattle and sheep. Be cautious of the emus. They're very curious animals and jewelry theives.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, RVs
8 sites
Up to 9 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
RV details
Pull-through site, max length 30ft
Ask about generators
Surface type unknown, levelness unknown
No hookups
Have a question? Send Melanie a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

You know what would make this trip even better?

Take advantage of these offers available to add to your trip to Sarah Bella Farm, Ranch and Camping

Guided tour

A place we call Willow.

First, we'll start the tour a walk around our 3 acre crystal clear spring fed lake. Then you...Read more

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Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


We have a 3 acre lake only a few steps away from your camp site, stocked with bass, bream and catfish. We do charge a fee for f...Read more


Your more than welcome to hike around our 35 acre property or venture out to the Atlantic Coastline to the east or head Southw...Read more

Horseback riding

We don't offer horseback riding at this time. However, there are a few riding facilities close by.


Your welcome to canoe on our lake or go to a number of rivers and creeks just minutes away.

Wind sports

We're 1hr. North of Jacksonville Florida. 1.5 hr. South of Savannah GA. About 40 min. East of St. Simons Is. and Jekyll Is. Ga....Read more


I would recommend a little further south into Florida. You may want to check wave reports before booking. It tends to be season...Read more


You're welcome to swim in our lake. Clear and very clean spring fed with some cold spots.

Wildlife watching

Our area is pretty famous for wildlife. Every season brings something different. Minutes away from the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge



Natural features you'll find at Sarah Bella Farm, Ranch and Camping in Georgia.


Located under an hours drive from miles of beach.


Where we live is called a coastal plain.


Just about 35 acres of pines and hardwoods on our property. Surrounded by millions of more acres.


About 3 acres spring fed. Very clear and clean.

Prairie, meadow, or plain

Our area of southeast Ga. is named The Coastal Plains. Water, trees and wildlife.

River, stream or creek

Miles of fresh and salt water rivers and creeks minutes away from our farm.


We're surrounded buy millions of acres of swamps and marshes. Minutes away from the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge.


Our gardens are still a work in progress.


We raise grass fed beef cattle and lamb. We have emus, ducks, geese, chickens, horses, mini mule, dogs and what ever else migh...Read more


Driveway right up to your camp site.

The vibe at Sarah Bella Farm, Ranch and Camping

8 Written reviews
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Hipcamper zack

We will be back for sure, greattime

Zack B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
January 20th, 2019

The host Patrick was awesome, helped us locate the best spot as well as hooked us up with firewood and a burn barrel. The ranch is secluded and beautiful, with friendly animals and a great lake view. We will be back for sure

If your not into animal then this place is not for you. But if you feel the opposite, the it’s a great spot! Friendly faces coming to see what’s cooking for breakfast Owners dog Apple is such a friendly pal, wanted to take her home Great lakeside camping
Hipcamper Amy

An extraordinary experience!

Amy M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
February 11th, 2019

Such a unique and amazing experience! Patrick and Melanie are some of the nicest people we have ever met, so accommodating, caring and considerate. Always checked in on us and helped us in every way we need, they even helped me break into my car when I locked my keys inside. The site was wonderful, very open land but we felt very in touch with nature and woke up to the cattle around us and Apple (one of their lovely dogs) was always with us. My dog had a wonderful time running around the ranch and playing with their dogs. It was amazing to be so up close with the animals. They let us feed one of the newborn lambs and the cattle even started eating out of our hands. We spent one of the afternoons at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge which is about a 40 min drive away but there are a lot of hikes and activities. It was one of my personal favorite camping trips and I highly recommend it to anyone.

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Hipcamper Amanda

The most amazing ranch!!!!

Amanda S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
February 18th, 2019

The best part is coming into the ranch. There are two amazing dogs (apple and Stevie). They will greet you! Apple will be your best friend but watch out she likes to take things in the middle of the night. The lake in the middle of the property is so beautiful. There are cows, lambs, emus, two roosters, a horse, and a beautiful orange house cat. This place was more than I could have ever expected. They will have fresh meat to sell soon. Melanie and Patrick were more than hospitable. I will definitely be coming back!!!

Beautiful horseAmazing lake where you can fishCamp site fireEmus will steal your shiny stuff but are super nice!
Hipcamper Kim

Even better than expected!

Kim C.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
March 25th, 2019

We couldn't get there till almost dark, but Patrick met us with a barrel full of water for our camper and helped us get set up. Absolutely beautiful location, right on the pond, no lights to compete with the stars, just enough shade during the day. The kids were in heaven, and so were we! So peaceful - we could watch from across the pond while the kids helped feed and play with the animals.
I can't say enough about the hospitality and the experience in general. We will be back!!

Hipcamper Michelle

Hidden gem!! definitely come back!

Michelle O.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
April 2nd, 2019

We had such a great time!! Unfortunately we didn't get a chance to meet Melanie, but Patrick was very kind and helpful. If you are looking for a place to be at peace with nature and some amazing animals, then this is the perfect spot. We had lots of fun with the 2 stars of the farm; Apple and Stevie. They kept us well entertained and stayed by our campsite almost the entire time we were there. The animals are all well cared for and very friendly. We brought our goldendoodle, Bentley and he had an incredible time playing with Stevie and Apple as well as swimming in the lake. We all had a wonderful time and didn't want to leave. We will be back for sure!!!!!

Hipcamper Sandy

Get off the grid and relax

Sandy K.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
April 27th, 2019

If you are looking for a quiet off the grid place, this is it! Our host was beyond kind and helpful. He went out of his way for us a couple times. Since we were on bikes, he helped us thru a section of road that was too sandy to ride, and ran an errand to town. We had a wonderful time! 😊

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Hipcamper Marco

A simple kind of wonderful

Marco P.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 9th, 2019

This place was a simple kind of wonderful. It was exactly as the host described. We were camping across from the spring fed pond most of the trip. We both relaxed on floats, canoed, and swam in the pond. I even caught 4 large mouth bass. Most of the animals were happy to see people and loved the attention. Especially the lady sheep named pearl. She followed us anywhere we took her. My girlfriend was able to take lots of pictures and really enjoyed the trip. Patrick also took us for a walk to a cool place called willow. We had their pet doggie named Apple stay with us most of the trip. She even protected us and chased away a Fox in the middle of the night! The optional breakfast made for us was well worth it. The farm is not luxurious by any means but that’s not what we wanted anyway. It was full of heart and hospitality. We left feeling relaxed and really enjoyed our visit. We both hope to go again!

Hipcamper Jessica
Jessica A.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 11th, 2019

What an awesome place! Patrick and Melanie were the best hosts. The animals were kind and well kept and the "farm" was a great spot to bring our 3 year old. We set our tent up right next to the lake and the sunsets were incredible. Pat went out of his way to make sure we were comfortable and happy. There was plenty of firewood already gathered and even more to collect throughout the property. We will definitely be back!

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