Hipcamp host Robin G.
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Campsites are a first come process with a total of 4 designated areas.  Open field and forested campsites. Sites are unimproved mowed areas.  Fires only in designated locations and extinguished before leaving.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
2 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Short walk
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Wifi available
No kitchen
No picnic table
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Robin a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Ruffing-it Campsite in Kansas.

River, stream, or...

The vibe at Ruffing-it Campsite

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Hipcamper Hope
Hope F.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
August 29th, 2017

So glad I decided to stay here! This was a magical place to visit. Robin was a wonderful host and has created a truly special place. Do it!

Hipcamper Katie
Katie K.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
September 14th, 2019

Great property, very beautiful nature spot and friendly people!

Hipcamper Ruby
Ruby W.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
April 29th, 2020

Wonderful space with nice energy. It was so beautiful too! Had someone there to meet us and show us around. I loved learning about all the Native American elements at the property.

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Hipcamper Erin
Erin C.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
May 9th, 2020

We absolutely loved it, so much that we ended up staying an extra night!! Robin was great and super hospitable our whole stay assuring we were set up and enjoying okay. It was a little more remote and primitive camping than anticipated but great campsite locations set up and fire pits with wood ready. Great quiet laid back atmosphere and get away!!

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Hipcamper Charlee
Charlee S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
May 10th, 2020

Loved my stay at The Light Center! Sunny was there when I arrived to give me directions to the campsite which I found easily. She also showed me the two baby goats - Castor and Pollux! The site was in a nice location - only took a few minutes to walk to from the car but was still secluded for privacy.

There was a wagon to use which was nice to haul my stuff to the site. The barn was closed due to COVID-19 but there was a compost toilet available. I did bring some firewood because I was worried the wood there would be too wet from the recent rain, but there was plenty of wood scattered to make a fire. Overall, I had a great night and I will definitely be back!

Hipcamper Benjamin

Great camp spot!

Benjamin L.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
June 22nd, 2020

The site was clean and convenient. Beautiful countryside. It was great. :-)

Hipcamper justin

Nice spot in kansas

Justin A.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
July 11th, 2020

The Light Center is a beautiful property tucked amongst farmland between Kansas City and Wichita. I camped there for one night during a very humid spell and was relieved at how comfortable it got at night. The nighttime sounds were fantastic + fireflies mixed with the stars as I sacked out. There is only one camp spot close to parking + water, and the others you have to hike into. Because of our current Covid-19 era, I was asked to utilize a Home Depot bucket-based composting toilet, if needed. I would recommend this spot for a nice overnight stay.

Hipcamper Jackson V.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Site 3)
January 17th, 2020
Hipcamper Bethany D.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
May 27th, 2018
Hipcamper Brenda W.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
November 19th, 2017
Hipcamper Solomon A.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
October 8th, 2017


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