Hipcamp host Carl B.
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The camping area is 10 acres along side the Groundhouse river. There are fish in the river, and water level fluctuates for tubing or kayaking . Theurse property borders with state land used for horse riding, and some open for ATV's.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
9 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Amenities
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-in site
Max length 18ft
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: flat
Have a question? Send Carl a message!
  • Check in: After 12PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at The Camps at The Vineyard in Minnesota.

River, stream, or...

The vibe at The Camps at The Vineyard

9 Reviews

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Hipcamper Alison

Beautiful

Alison H.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
September 24th, 2020

Beautiful campsite. I was there midweek and it was quiet and peaceful. Carl came down to greet me, and I felt welcomed. The river was running low, but it was great to camp right next to it and listen to the babbling all night. I certainly want to go back and explore more!

changing colors!autumn beautyon the trails around the campsiteMy site is barely visible in the trees
Hipcamper Lisa
Lisa M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
September 25th, 2020

Loved staying here! Was very quiet and perfect for us! One thing I would suggest is just numbering the sites so we know which is which. I think we stayed in 8. It was so great! Thank you! We will be back

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Hipcamper Rose

Favorite camp site - a must visit!

Rose D.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
September 30th, 2020

Carl was the best host I've ever had! He not only cut us fresh firewood from his forest FOR FREE, he even invited us over for a bottle of his delicious home made wild plum wine! I felt more like family than a guest.

We had the whole campground to ourselves, probably at least an acre, with several campsites along the river and a few in fields. The changing foliage was beautiful, and we fell asleep to the sounds of the river and cicadas, a clear view of all the stars above us.

Our time camping here was perfect, and I can't wait to see Carl's future successes as he continues to build his vineyard and winery!

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Hipcamper Kamie
Kamie H.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
October 5th, 2020

Beautiful area! We had a site right by the river, the babbling of the water was so peaceful. Carl and his wife were very welcoming and hospitable. We will definitely stay again!

Hipcamper Susan

Beautiful and restful by the river

Susan H.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
October 8th, 2020

It was lovely. The river is beautiful. At one of the sites, the previous campers had left a mess, which was disheartening. I had my pick of sites, and just loved mine.
A visitor stopped by and told me the camp was going to be developed to include a gold panning camp and an RV park. That broke my heart because I liked it just the way it is, but I respect the dreams for the future. I found it to be enchanting and easy to enjoy. Thank you!

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Hipcamper Rebecca
Rebecca G.
recommends this listing.
(Site 6)
October 11th, 2020

This is such a wonderful spot to camp! We were parked in our camper van right next to the Groundhouse River, steps away. We could hear the river! Carl welcomed us when we arrived and then came by later with an offering of homemade plum wine. We would stay here again and reccomend this to anyone traveling in the area.

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Hipcamper Christian

Beautiful camp site

Christian A.
recommends this listing.
(Site 7)
October 11th, 2020

Carl’s land was a fantastic visit! He was very pleasant and welcoming. He provided wine for us to try and gave recommendations on what camp site he favored. His site was a great getaway from the city and would definitely come back.

Hipcamper Mindy

Beautiful but slightly noisy

Mindy L.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
October 12th, 2020

The campsite was beautiful and remote. We never saw our host but we didn't have any questions so it was okay. Great spot for star gazing on a clear night. There was some traffic noise at night from the near by interstate. We also woke up to hunters shooting in the neighboring state land.

Hipcamper Matt

Awesome!

Matt G.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
November 8th, 2020

Carl is awesome and very accommodating! Thank you for our last minute trip stay.

Property
Carl B.’s Land
State
Minnesota
Country
United States
$10/night
9 Sites

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