Hipcamp host Jedidiah M.
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Experience a bit of natural immersion and enjoy the endless opportunities for outdoor recreation while camping in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts!

Over the last six decades we've dedicated our 300-acre property to producing organically grown herbs, fruit and vegetables for local markets and we're finally making available the property's scenic brooks, waterfalls, swimming

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Experience a bit of natural immersion and enjoy the endless opportunities for outdoor recreation while camping in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts!

Over the last six decades we've dedicated our 300-acre property to producing organically grown herbs, fruit and vegetables for local markets and we're finally making available the property's scenic brooks, waterfalls, swimming holes, forests and meadows to folks seeking to experience a truly unforgettable countryside retreat! Currently, visitors to the farm are enjoying broccoli, cabbage, apples, lettuce, cilantro, parsley, herbs, peaches, pears, sweet potatoes, jalapenos and tomatoes  to name a few! We're happy to share the seasonal harvest with visitors interested in enjoying the farm's beautiful gardens.

Details-

- If your group size is more than twelve people we also have a larger, more private space available upon request.

-Campers are also welcome to borrow our two and four man tents on loan at no extra charge.

Also on the property are many swimming, white water paddling, rock climbing, gardening and hiking opportunities! We've developed a network of hiking and biking trails complete with signage that start at the camp parking area, meander through the forest, intersect at different points on our farm and make their way to Black Brook ultimately convergent with Stage Brook. 

Blandford State Forest offers thousands of protected woodland acres for additional exploration directly adjacent to our property. Ask about borrowing our mountain bikes for single track and back road riding.

Below are listed a few of the many events and attractions scheduled in the hill towns throughout the camping season-

April 21 -The Westfield River, white water Canoe Races draw hundreds of competitors each year for an exciting and wild spectacle, just a mile down the road from the farm. 

Try out the new map of local hiking, dining and sightseeing opportunities recently compiled by the the Hill Towns Business Asc. HTBA Map

Our quiet farm is just a few minutes drive from the university town of Northampton offering activities ranging from fine dining to yoga, art galleries and live music from a diverse group of internationally recognized artists Upcoming Live Music in Northampton.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Short walk
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No campfires
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
No showers
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Jedidiah a message!
  • Check in: After 12PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 15% off

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

There are several miles of excellent, maintained single and wide track trails suitable for beginner and intermediate mt. biking...Read more

Hiking

There are about a half dozen hikes in the hilltowns around Russell. Many have scenic outlooks and waterfalls to enjoy.

Horseback riding

Feel free to bring your horses and explore the quiet gravel roads and forests.

Whitewater paddling

The Westfield River Canoe races are held annually on april 15. Registration is open to all with proper equipment.

Fishing
Paddling
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Moss Hill Farm in Massachusetts.

Forest

Guests are welcome to explore the 250 acres of forested land at Moss Hill Farm.

Swimming hole

There are a dozen or so spots between 4-9ft along Black Brook, ideal for cooling off.

Waterfall

The Black Brook waterfall is just above the swimming hole on our property. See photos

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Mountainous
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River, stream or ...
Wetlands
Farm
Ranch
Driveway

The vibe at Moss Hill Farm

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Hipcamper Kaley
Kaley M.
didn't provide a recommendation.
December 10th, 2017

These sites are amazing! This place is our new favorite camping spot. Moss Hill Farm offers secluded, private spots with ample tree cover. A short hike (less than 10 minutes) down the hill leads to a private waterfall swimming hole that is perfect for relaxing in the summer heat. Plenty of firewood was provided, although we didn't even really need it because we made use of the fallen logs and sticks surrounding the site. Our host, Jedidiah, was very accommodating and even offered us some excess organic produce when we left. This place is quiet and peaceful and very relaxing!

Hipcamper Emily
Emily O.
didn't provide a recommendation.
December 10th, 2017

Jed was kind and welcoming, and the farm and forest were perfect respite from the cities and highways of our trip. The location gave privacy and adventure in a manageable site. The campsite itself gives plenty of space for tents, food prep, and fires. The privy/compsting toilet makes camping far from facilities more manageable for those unfamiliar with back country methods. The swimming hole is every bit as magical as you would expect and more.

Hipcamper Amy
Amy P.
didn't provide a recommendation.
December 10th, 2017

Jed was a very kind and easy going host. When we arrived, we walked with Jed through our site and along trails in the woods that would get us to potable water and a swimming hole. Though it was raining the first night we stayed, the thick canopy kept us dry. A beautiful brook ran alongside the space, and we had plenty of firewood provided by the farm to get us through the weekend. Though we were comfortably close to reality, this space was a remote oasis in the thick woods, and I would be happy to go back any time.

Hipcamper sarah
Sarah W.
didn't provide a recommendation.
December 10th, 2017

It is awesome at Moss Hill Farm. You are camping in the woods without sight or sound of other humans. All you can hear is a rushing brook at the bottom of the hill which you can get to and swim in the beautiful swimming holes under a waterfall. slightly chilly in October but hey you can't have everything! Most Hill Farm is very dreamy if you want to come in the woods in the peace and quiet away from it all!

Hipcamper Robert
Robert T.
didn't provide a recommendation.
December 10th, 2017

I arrived at he farm and drove up the dirt road to the first house which is marked Mason. Gave Jedidiah a call and he came out to meet me. We talked about the Christmas tree farm and the history of the property. I followed him up the logging road to a small parking area. Then he walked me down a few interconnecting paths to show me the spring water source and point out the road to the swimming hole. I picked the campnsite that was closer to the road as I had a lot to carry. The sites are all walking from the car area. So worth it as you get a sense that you're the only ones there. The campsites are laid out with plenty of sitting stumps, a prep table made from a split log, a firepit, a healthy stack of wood, and a level place to put a tent. The living area is cleared out as well. I found a perfect spot for my hammock. In addition to growing Christmas trees and organic produce the farm is dedicated to timber. Lots of forest! I look forward to returning as there are some great trails for hiking and mtn biking that link up with the logging roads. I drove to a couple local microbreweries and then built a fire to enjoy my night.

Hipcamper Rhyan
Rhyan S.
didn't provide a recommendation.
December 10th, 2017

Moss Hill Farm was an excellent find and my group of three friends and myself couldn't be happier with our choice to stay there. Immediately upon entering at the yellow Moss Hill Farms sign, we knew we would have a secluded and rustic experience. We drove the winding wooded path to a clearing that led us passed peach trees (from which Jedidiah encouraged us to pick and enjoy) and the farm's beautiful and large garden with delicious variety (from which we took parting gifts of herbs and veggies upon departure). We continued driving through the woods to our parking spot, then walked a trail to our camp site. Site amenities: This site had no table, but Jed offered a picnic bench that served us well. Other sites did have tables. This site had a fire ring and a grill, and a nice level area for our 4-person tent. There is an outhouse on the trail between the parking spot and our site, as well as a drinking water spigot just a short walk further passed the site. I am glad that we brought a 5-gallon collapsible water bladder, which we filled once and used for the entire weekend. Don't forget to visit the swimming hole! It is a short walk passed the water spigot and will NOT disappoint. Two peaceful waterfalls keep the water moving, offering a clean and refreshing area to swim and play. Jed was welcoming and accommodating. I messaged him through hipcamp a few times while there and he always responded promptly. I would highly recommend camping at Moss Hill Farms to any one who is looking for an authentic camping experience.

Hipcamper Megan
Megan S.
didn't provide a recommendation.
December 10th, 2017

Wonderful and beautiful! We got lucky with perfect weather. Jed was very responsive and helpful, lent us a tent and gave us some of his organic vegetables. Our group of 4 adults + 3 dogs had a perfect weekend away. Thanks!

Hipcamper Colleen
Colleen C.
didn't provide a recommendation.
December 10th, 2017

We had a wonderful time here. We were at site 3, which was pretty deep into the woods. Although I know there were a few more occupied sites here, we never heard anyone (music included) or ran into any other sites. It really feels remote and serene out there. Jed provided tons of wood for fires. The fresh spring water was delicious. The swimming hole by the waterfall was beautiful and brisk (late August). I have zero complaints. To top it off, Jed gave us TONS of freshly picked produce before we left. We'll absolutely be returning.

Hipcamper Andreas
Andreas C.
recommends this listing.
April 22nd, 2018

Really beautiful spot—our camp straddled a delightful babbling brook. Wonderfully secluded. Very friendly host (cute dog to boot). And crisp trails to hike (recommend visiting the small but sweet watering hole). Definitely beats many overcrowded New England state parks (though the forest makes spying the sunrise/set nigh impossible (only downside)). Give it a looksee!

Moss Hill Farm
Hipcamper Jedidiah
Response from Jedidiah, the Host, on April 22nd, 2018

Glad you enjoyed yourselves Andreas! Your feedback strongly suggests you missed the info provided in the farms main description. Perhaps if you'd like to revisit in the future, you might take a closer look at the main description of Moss Hill. Had you inquired about viewing a sunrise/sunset, someone here could have recommended the very beautiful vista of the horizon, East of Russell. Best, J. M.

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Moss Hill Farm
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$20/night
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