Hipcamp host Robin G.
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The Light Center "barn" is actually our retreat center which has been updated to provide some lovely accommodations. You are invited to "camp" in the loft of the barn on a comfy futon and use the shared kitchen and bathrooms. The space has heat and cooling, wifi and electricity.

Lodging provided
8 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Robin a message!
  • Check in: After 10AM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 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 The Barn in Kansas.


The vibe at The Barn

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Hipcamper Mack
Mack M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 7)
August 7th, 2017

Absolutely loved our experience! The others in the community of The Light Center were a pure joy to interact with! I brought 6 Guys with me, and we had one of the most memorable nights of all time. We hiked the property, built a fire, sat by the wood-burning stove, cooked meals, and soaked in all of the positive vibes!

Hipcamper Nikhil
Nikhil T.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
May 29th, 2017

The Barn was incredible! The story of the place itself was very cool and Robin clearly had a lot of passion regarding her purpose for having the barn and what it provided for those who stayed.

Hipcamper Efrayim
Efrayim G.
recommends this listing.
(Site 7)
June 18th, 2017

Had a great one night stay at The Barn!!
Comfortable bed!! Cool cool spot. Great super friendly people

Hipcamper Dan
Dan V.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
August 23rd, 2017

We loved everything about our stay at The Barn! Robin was very sweet and easy to coordinate with, and we had no issues with finding the Light Center (located in a beautiful area of East Kansas) or with checking in. We weren't exactly sure beforehand what the sleeping situation would be like, but we were pleasantly surprised to discover that we had our own room and a big water bed to sleep on! Both the barn as a whole and the room itself were quiet, cozy, and comfortable at night. It was also really fun to explore all the unique little quirks about the barn and the surrounding area. Darren the maintenance manager was very friendly, as were the other guests we met during our stay. Couldn't recommend this place more and hope to find an excuse to stay there again! Thanks again Robin!

Hipcamper Bill
Bill S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 7)
September 5th, 2017

Had a great stay! It's a communal vibe so privacy isn't a priority. Lot's of animals and space to explore!

Hipcamper Stacie
Stacie A.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
July 20th, 2018

Such a wonderful place to stay!

Hipcamper Katy
Katy B.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
July 27th, 2018

The barn was very peaceful, and the hosts were so kind! When I forgot my dress there, they even were kind enough to mail it to me. This is a lovely place to stay when you're looking for an alternative to the usual kansas city lodging!

Hipcamper Howard
Howard C.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
August 5th, 2018

What a gem in beautiful eastern Kansas! Nice people and a barn dormitory that can accommodate groups.

Hipcamper Robin
Response from Robin, the Host, on August 11th, 2018

So glad you enjoyed your tay Howard. Come again when you can. Robin

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Hipcamper Juliet
Juliet J.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
August 7th, 2018

Comfortable and eclectic! Sweetest doggie. We wish we had more time to spend there.

Hipcamper Robin
Response from Robin, the Host, on August 11th, 2018

Thanks for staying with us Juliet and do come again when you can. The dog will be waiting for you, Robin

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The Light Center
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