Hipcamp host Athena C.
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Pitch your Tent on 30 wooded acres which includes beautiful winding creek with picturesque mossy beds, great hiking terrain, excellent for mushroom foraging, bird watching or just escaping the city. We raise chickens and ducks so expect roosters crowing alongside many wild birds singing as the sun rises. Farm fresh eggs are always available for purchase! Depending on what seaso
Pitch your Tent on 30 wooded acres which includes beautiful winding creek with picturesque mossy beds, great hiking terrain, excellent for mushroom foraging, bird watching or just escaping the city. We raise chickens and ducks so expect roosters crowing alongside many wild birds singing as the sun rises. Farm fresh eggs are always available for purchase! Depending on what season you’re arriving in there are an abundance of wild blueberries and blackberries that you can pick (for free!). If you have kiddos they are welcome to use the outdoor play yard, climbers, kiddie pool etc.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 5 guests per site
Short walk
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Wifi available
Bins available
No showers
No picnic table
Have a question? Send Athena a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 1PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 18 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 80%

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32 Reviews

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Hipcamper Brad
Brad F.
recommends this listing.
July 31st, 2018

Great spot and excellent host! We enjoyed our stay!

Nice little dead end street across from the lot, great for an afternoon stroll Hollis Haven
Hipcamper Eddie
Eddie G.
recommends this listing.
August 2nd, 2018

Athena was a great host! She was quick to respond to questions, and met with us to help upon arrival. She made us feel right at home. It is just a quick trip to Portland where we spent most our time exploring (Athena guided us to some of her favorite spots). Loved the farm fresh eggs, back yard fire pit and chickens. Would book again in the future.

Hipcamper Nicole
Nicole B.
recommends this listing.
October 16th, 2019

Athena was great! Very welcoming, friendly and the coffee in the morning was a great touch. Loved seeing all the animals as well!

Since it was cold, we ended up camping in the back of our SUV in the driveway rather than using the campsite. However, we did use the fire ring for a campfire in the back and took a walk to the campsites which was a really nice area behind the house and through some woods that felt secluded.

Hipcamper Linnea
Linnea F.
recommends this listing.
August 7th, 2018

Athena was very kind and the site was just what we needed! Definitely recommend staying here.

Hipcamper Mélissa
Mélissa B.
recommends this listing.
September 5th, 2018

We had a really nice stay, felt welcome and comfortable. Thank you very much!

Nous avons passé un très beau séjour. L'accueil était chaleureux et le site très confortable et privé.

Merci beaucoup!

Hipcamper Emily
Emily I.
recommends this listing.
June 27th, 2019

It was a great experience. Very quiet and beautiful but Athena and her husband were very open to helping us with anything we needed

Hipcamper Emma
Emma L.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
July 3rd, 2019

A comfortable and easy going place to stay - we felt very welcome and at peace on the land. We chose to camp in the forest, it was a lovely wooded spot and it felt private/secluded. I would mention that there is quite a bit of ambient road noise, which was not a deterrent for us as we were just staying one night, but it was loud enough that I would make a note of that for future visitors. I appreciated the tour Athena gave us when we arrived, as well as the generous offer for chicken eggs and herbs/plants from the garden. As another special note, we had to hike our gear back to the spot with the help of a heavy duty wagon they had available for us. This was no issue for us, but I mention this for anyone who is looking to be in the woods And camp out of their car/van etc or who would not be able to move their gear that far. All in all, we were happy with this spot and felt it was good option for a short trip to Portland the next day.

Hipcamper Athena
Response from Athena, the Host, on July 9th, 2019

Hi Emma! I’ve never had anyone mention the ambient noise before but I did consider the location and atmosphere when it came to the pricing. Our site does mention that it’s about a 5 minute walk to the campsites in the information section of the listing as well. It was such a pleasure meeting you all and thank you so much for staying with us 💚

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Hipcamper Lenen
Lenen R.
recommends this listing.
July 5th, 2019

Located with close acess to Saco River. and Oob

Hipcamper Shannon

"haven" couldn't be more spot on

Shannon L.
recommends this listing.
July 27th, 2019

We've been traveling on the road for months now, and one of the things that gets rough is the lack of community around you. Athena was helpful and so welcoming it felt like we were visiting longtime friends rather then complete strangers. We enjoyed her company so much we even joined her in the evening for drinks and a chat around the communal camp fire. If socializing isn't your thing, the tent sites are secluded and out of sight from the house. The camp sites have their own private fire pit as well. Athena provided us with an outdoor wagon to help us get all our gear to the sites in one trip, and it's a short walk through her garden and along a lush trail. If you are an animal lover, you are in luck as she has no shortage of chickens, turkeys, ducks, roosters sheep and dogs on the property. There are hammocks to lounge in, and plenty of communal seating out front to keep cool in the evening. If you're looking for some farm fresh eggs in the morning, she has a stand in front where she keeps them for sale. She also provides bundles of firewood for sale in case you don't have your own. All in all, it was a such a great experience and a perfect location for exploring nearby Portland, or keeping yourself local with plenty of hiking and swimming holes, rope swings and bridge jumping less than a five minute drive away.

The red bus are fellow hip-campers using the vehicle site in the front of the house, but I'm enjoying the communal area perfect for a hang in the evening. A view of the front of the property, there is a vehicle site off of the road to the right side, and enough room for multiple tents on the 30 acres around the back of the property. Tyler gave us a nice tutorial on how to sharpen our camping tools properly! More blueberries than I could even count perfect for picking.
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