Hipcamp host Mandy H.
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Happy Trails Farm Resort is a great place to get lost and find a connection.  We are a small homestead family farm with many farm animals. HTF is the home of Happy Trails Horse Rescue.  There are 20.11 acres of farm life to share with you.  We do many things to help keep the farm moving forward towards self supporting.  We sell fresh farm eggs, and offer many on and off the

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Happy Trails Farm Resort is a great place to get lost and find a connection.  We are a small homestead family farm with many farm animals. HTF is the home of Happy Trails Horse Rescue.  There are 20.11 acres of farm life to share with you.  We do many things to help keep the farm moving forward towards self supporting.  We sell fresh farm eggs, and offer many on and off the farm services.  Such as pony rides, boarding horses, small gathering bon fires, weddings, camp outs, and so much more.

Some of the things you may experience and see while on the farm are:  volunteers helping out, horses, mules, donkeys, peacock, chickens, ducks, geese, turkey, goats, llama, and many others.  Come pitch a tent under the farm stars. 

Covid19, 6' social distancing practiced.  

Happy Trails :) 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
6 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No showers
No wifi
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-in site
Max length 37ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: flat
Have a question? Send Mandy a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 99%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Happy Trails Farm Resort in Illinois.

Field
River, stream, or...
Farm
Driveway

The vibe at Happy Trails Farm Resort

9 Reviews

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Hipcamper Terrence LaMont

Relaxing, exhilarating, too short

Terrence La Mont B.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
May 4th, 2020

Fantastic place. Community is strong.
First time doing something like this
I will be back and I want to explore more opportunities. If you want to see what living on a farm is like and just have some peace and relaxation not far from the city and still in the country, this is the place for you.

Hipcamper Mandy
Response from Mandy, the Host, on May 15th, 2020

Thank you for being our 1st ever camper! We look forward to hosting to you again one day. May good vibes & blessings be with you. :)

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Hipcamper Wyatt

Wonderful farm stay

Wyatt B.
recommends this listing.
(Site 5)
May 6th, 2020

The stay was great! They have such a cute little farm, with all the sights and animals you could ask for. They had goats, pigs, chickens, birds, horses, cats. Which all made for the perfect experience. Me, the girlfriend, and our Bengal wanted to get away for a day and this was perfect for it.

Mandy, made the experience seamless. Greeted us upon arrival and showed us around the property and where all the good stuff was. Showed us hiking and biking trails. The camper was great. Optimal space with anything you might need. Cookware, bug spray, utensils, bedding, fridge. Overall a great stay!

Hipcamper Mandy
Response from Mandy, the Host, on May 15th, 2020

Thank you for staying with us. We hope to host to you again! :)

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Hipcamper Tracy

Chatty animals galore!!

Tracy A.
recommends this listing.
(Site 5)
August 15th, 2020

Lovely hosts!
We arrived late at night after days of rain so it was muddy but obviously well-maintained.
Easy to get to, and we just needed a safe place to stay overnight on our trip cross country.
Grateful for COVID-savvy distancing.
I didn't know what the farm grew/produced and asked by text about whether they had produce. They did not, but after we set up for the night one of the hosts arrived with a plate full of cut sweet bell peppers - such a kind gesture!
There is a Wallmart nearby enough to hear some of the loading trucks, but not the dominant vibe. You are definitely in-town.
Bullfrogs, roosters, and a talkative peacock were amusing early in the morning! If we had been able to stick around it would have been cool to visit with the farm animal menagerie they have there.
Was really nice to have a sink and fresh running water.
I bet it is really fun for kids to experience in the daytime.

Hipcamper Mandy
Response from Mandy, the Host, on August 18th, 2020

Thank you so much for visiting Happy Trails Farm :) Thank you for choosing us.

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Hipcamper Kathleen
Kathleen R.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
May 16th, 2020

We had a great time! Mandy was very helpful and the stay was great. It was nice to be so close to St. Louis but have a nice farm vibe :)

Hipcamper Mandy
Response from Mandy, the Host, on August 18th, 2020

Thank you for choosing us. Happy Trails to you :)

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Hipcamper Erin

Easily accessible rural haven

Erin H.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
May 31st, 2020

We arrived later than planned, just before dark and after a hard rain, so we didn't get to explore as much as we would have liked. The location is very convenient yet feels safe and private. We also appreciated the care taken to sanitize the bathroom, as we were traveling during the coronavirus pandemic.

Happy Trails Farm Resort
Hipcamper Mandy
Response from Mandy, the Host, on August 18th, 2020

Thank you for choosing us. :) Happy Trails to you!

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Hipcamper Heather
Heather S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 5)
June 7th, 2020

Such a great little place. Loads of animals and fun. Could t have asked for a better place so close to the highway.

Hipcamper Mandy
Response from Mandy, the Host, on August 18th, 2020

Thank you for choosing Happy Trails :)

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Hipcamper Amber
Amber K.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Site 5)
July 17th, 2020

Rather than stay in a hotel, we spent a night at Happy Trails Farm Resort on our drive across states. Mandy was welcoming, the amenities were just what we needed (running water, a clean porta potty with lights, and soft level ground), and we felt safe. If you're used to farm animal sounds, you'll feel right at home!

Hipcamper Mandy
Response from Mandy, the Host, on August 18th, 2020

Thank you for choosing Happy Trails :)

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Hipcamper Tim
Tim C.
recommends this listing.
(Site 5)
July 27th, 2020

Our stay at Happy Trails was an absolute delight. Our kids had a great time exploring the space and interacting with the array of animals. Our hosts were warm and inviting, and the animals are clearly happy in their care. We watched a glorious sunset that night overlooking the canal. We left with lovely memories (and some delicious farm fresh eggs). We'd love to visit again!

Hipcamper Mandy
Response from Mandy, the Host, on August 18th, 2020

Thank you for choosing Happy Trails :)

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Hipcamper Rachel
Rachel P.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Site 1)
August 20th, 2020

Good spot to rest on our way by St Louis. When we first arrived at dusk, the mosquitoes were TERRIBLE but luckily they weren’t a problem in the morning. Our toddler loved the animals, especially the very friendly goats. A note for parents of littles that there are a lot of electric fences which we needed to pay close attention to. We never met the hosts, but Mandy was fairly responsive to messages on our arrival day. Be sure to pay attention to the photos on the page as that is what I was referred to when I asked for specifics. Overall, a good (not great) spot to camp for a night — fairly industrial area, but well kept and close to the highway.

Property
Happy Trails Farm Resort
State
Illinois
Country
United States
$36/night
6 Sites

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