Hipcamp host Allen W.,
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Wooded campsites on bluff top overlooking the Mississippi River. Hardwood forest offering hiking trails, bird and wildlife watching. Convenience store, public boat landing and Mississippi River Trail bicycle route within a mile of the property.  You can either take a 20 minute hike to the campsite or if conditions are dry we can give you a ride in our Ranger for a small f


Wooded campsites on bluff top overlooking the Mississippi River. Hardwood forest offering hiking trails, bird and wildlife watching. Convenience store, public boat landing and Mississippi River Trail bicycle route within a mile of the property.  You can either take a 20 minute hike to the campsite or if conditions are dry we can give you a ride in our Ranger for a small fee. The trail does get steep in a few areas and the hike can be strenuous for some campers. NO smoking or alcohol. 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
2 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Allen a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

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Hipcamper Justice

Amazing hosts & wonderful site

Justice D.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
September 22nd, 2020

We had an absolutely wonderful time at Allen's campsite! He and his wife are so kind and really show you what Midwestern hospitality is all about! It seems like they've thought of everything and truly care that you have an amazing experience.

Their land is gorgeous - many steep trails that our pup loved exploring. The view between the campsites is one of the best I've ever had so close to a site.

We paid for one ride up to the campsite when we got there and it had plenty of room for a carload of our gear! We stayed at site 1 and paid for wood for 3 nights. The wood was already at the campsite and there was plenty of it to cook all of our meals with. The site is very peaceful and secluded. I can't say enough good things about it! We will definitely be back soon!

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Hipcamper Kristy
Kristy L.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
May 30th, 2020

Al was such a pleasant host. Drove me up to my campsite in his ATV telling me about the history and land. Very helpful and informative. In the morning I made the 20 minute hike down. The campsite was over looking the Minnesota River which was very private and peaceful. Highly recommend!

Hipcamper Jessica
Jessica O.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
June 3rd, 2020

Al was a great host. All us girls had a great time. I don’t think it’s a place I would bring kids due to the hike up to site. We will be back again

Hipcamper Regan

Stunning private view!

Regan J.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
June 10th, 2020

Allen was an excellent host. The space was remarkably private and well maintained. Much better than I had expected. Gorgeous view

Hipcamper Phillip

Peaceful hideaway

Phillip R.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
June 12th, 2020

Great people! Wonderful place and with great views!!! They were very personable and I enjoyed talking with them. Allen and his wife have a very beautiful and well kept farm in this valley of paradise. It's close to town with easy access to other towns and locations. I was hoping for more of a view at the campsite, but the fire ring and fire circle made the experience so cozy I did not mind. We heard a loud train at night and you could hear cars below on the road if you looked over the bluff and listened for it. I would stay again for sure!!! I wish we had more time to explore and hike their well maintained trails.

Hipcamper Olivia
Olivia S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
June 15th, 2020

my boyfriend and i wanted a weekend get away with a beautiful view and room to adventure with our dog, Al gave us just that. not only was the campsite hidden very spacious, but there was also a BEAUTIFUL view of the mississippi river from high up. and it was BREATHE TAKING! we will definitely be back to camp here very soon. i live 4 hours from this campsite and i WILL be coming again with more family and friends!! thanks again Al!! you were so kind and very helpful when looking for bait shops, fishing spots, and more!!

Hipcamper Tom
Tom Q.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
June 17th, 2020

one of the most picturesque sites you may ever find. plenty of firewood. Primitive, but that's the way I like it. Al was extremely personable. expect to get a ride to it, however. it'd be a tough walk from the car parking, but well worth it.

Hipcamper Sam

Spectacular views

Sam Q.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
June 17th, 2020

The view at the top of the bluffs looking over Ol' Miss is 10/10. Allen was really welcoming. If available, I recommend hitching a ranger ride to the camp site. If not, prepare for a steep 20 minute climb through the forested bluffs. Allen can provide plenty of great firewood up there too. A ranger ride up, back down, and firewood cost an extra $25 and was well worth it.

Hipcamper Dustin

You need to camp here!

Dustin C.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
June 28th, 2020

It was great! Al and Cheryl were super nice. We had tons of gear because we were car camping with a 4 year old so we couldn’t go up onto the bluffs to camp, but Al set us up with a sweet little site by the field close to a cool kids clubhouse that our daughter loved. I hiked up to the bluffs and the view is absolutely spectacular. Camp here!



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