Hipcamp host Dave C.
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Our Gothic Pod is based on the ancient Gothic Arch design. It features:

Queen Size Bed

Mini-Fridge

Microwave

Air Conditioning

Heat

Free WiFi

USB Ports

Fire Ring

And access to our 80 acre wooded camping area with multiple fire rings, a clay pizza oven, trails, creek access and more!

Notice! This Pod h

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Our Gothic Pod is based on the ancient Gothic Arch design. It features:

Queen Size Bed

Mini-Fridge

Microwave

Air Conditioning

Heat

Free WiFi

USB Ports

Fire Ring

And access to our 80 acre wooded camping area with multiple fire rings, a clay pizza oven, trails, creek access and more!

Notice! This Pod has a ceiling height of 6' 2". If you are tall, consider our Gothic Pod 2 which has a higher ceiling. Thanks!

Lodging provided
Cabin
1 site
Up to 2 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Amenities
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
No potable water
No showers
Have a question? Send Dave 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

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Fishing

River at camp. Lake a short ride or long walk away.

Hiking

80 acres around camp adjoining 12,000 public ground at Tuttle Creek lake.

Paddling

Creeks and rivers at camp. Slow to moderate flowing water.

Off-roading (OHV)

310 acre state maintained ORV parks 2 miles from camp. Open to the public at no charge. Tuttle Creek Lake

Wildlife watching

Coon, possum, squirrel, cottontail, white tail deer, elk, coyote, bobcat, a wide variety of birds including an active (in sprin...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at The Gothic Pod in Kansas.

Forest
Lake
Field
River, stream, or...
Driveway

The vibe at The Gothic Pod

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Hipcamper Jenny
Jenny E.
recommends this listing.
March 8th, 2019

The gothic pod was warm and cozy.

Hipcamper Mark

Great experience.

Mark A.
recommends this listing.
April 14th, 2019

Dave was a great host. Gothic pod was awesome. Great weekend getaway!

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Hipcamper Kwynn
Kwynn K.
recommends this listing.
September 1st, 2019

Dave was a great host! My boyfriend and I don’t have any experience camping, and Dave was super helpful in making sure we had an enjoyable experience. We met his lovely animals, too—a cat and a dog who adored scratches. The view of the sky was amazing out there. I’d love to go back someday.

View from the bed (light above the microwave and fridge)View from the door of the pod
Hipcamper Dave
Response from Dave, the Host, on September 5th, 2019

So glad you two enjoyed your time here. It was great to meet you both and we, (critters too), hope to see you again!

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Hipcamper Emilie
Emilie M.
recommends this listing.
September 4th, 2019

Great place to stay for those of us that want to camp but not in a tent! Clean and so easy! I hope we get to come back soon!!

Hipcamper Dave
Response from Dave, the Host, on September 5th, 2019

Thanks Emilie! It was nice to meet you, the girls and everyone. Thanks for coming out and we'll see you next time!

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Hipcamper Ian

Perfect cozy nook for any season

Ian S.
recommends this listing.
December 30th, 2019

Staying at the Gothic Pod was fantastic. Dave was a great host - very friendly and made us feel at home.

Hipcamper Dave
Response from Dave, the Host, on January 1st, 2020

Thanks Ian! It was nice to meet you guys. Stop in anytime!

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Hipcamper Connor
Connor S.
recommends this listing.
February 16th, 2020

Was a fun little get away! Dave was a great host who made us feel welcome and wanted! Fun winter get away! Will be back in the summer!

Hipcamper Dave
Response from Dave, the Host, on May 7th, 2020

Thanks Connor!

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Hipcamper McKenzy
Mc Kenzy L.
recommends this listing.
May 3rd, 2020

This place is so special. Dave and his family were so hospitable and kind. We felt so welcome and comfortable. The entire property is a display of the incredible craftsmanship of the host. We will definitely be returning and highly recommend.

Hipcamper Dave
Response from Dave, the Host, on May 7th, 2020

Thank you Mc Kenzy! It was nice to meet you and Creyton. We all look forward to sharing a campfire with you again! Dave

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Hipcamper Sharah

🎁🌲🌅

Sharah D.
recommends this listing.
June 17th, 2020

Dave was very kind! Great spot for families & close to Manhappiness. Sunsets are beautiful & stars ✨ are amazing! Thanks for a quick getaway from my busy life!

Hipcamper Frances
Frances F.
recommends this listing.
June 23rd, 2020

It was nice relaxing and quiet. I had a good time.

Property
Blackthorn Basecamp
State
Kansas
Country
United States
$65/night
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