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HI CAMPERS; MIKE AND JOAN HERE, OWNERS OF THE WOODEN TENT CAMPSITE. WE ARE INTRODUCING OUR SECOND SECLUDED CAMPSITE "ROCK BOTTOM CABIN. WE ARE IN THE FINAL STAGES OF OPENING THIS SITE FOR GUESTS AND IT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR USE BY AUGUST 31, 2018.   I HAVE PUT IN SOME PRELIMINARY PHOTOS TO GIVE YOU AN IDEA OF WHAT IT IS LIKE. WE STILL HAVE GRASS SEEDING TO DO AND SOME OTHER Continue reading...

HI CAMPERS; MIKE AND JOAN HERE, OWNERS OF THE WOODEN TENT CAMPSITE. WE ARE INTRODUCING OUR SECOND SECLUDED CAMPSITE "ROCK BOTTOM CABIN. WE ARE IN THE FINAL STAGES OF OPENING THIS SITE FOR GUESTS AND IT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR USE BY AUGUST 31, 2018. 

I HAVE PUT IN SOME PRELIMINARY PHOTOS TO GIVE YOU AN IDEA OF WHAT IT IS LIKE. WE STILL HAVE GRASS SEEDING TO DO AND SOME OTHER COSMETIC TOUCHES.  WE WILL UPDATE OUR DESCRIPTION HERE AT HIPCAMP FREQUENTLY,  AS WE GET CLOSER TO OPENING. THANKS FOR CHECKING US OUT AND WE HOPE YOU WILL BE OUR GUESTS IN THE FUTURE  --  THANKS

August 14, 2018. HI AGAIN, IT IS STARTING TO GREEN UP AT THE CAMPSITE, AND WE ARE STILL ON SCHEDULE FOR AN AUGUST 31ST OPPENING.

I HAVE POSTED SOME UPDATED PHOTOS FOR YOUR VIEWING.

ROCK BOTTOM CABIN is a sleeper cabin in a secluded hardwood forest setting. Our Rock Bottom Cabin shares the same woodland and trails as our Wooden Tent site, yet set apart with a low wooded hill in between. 

The Rock Bottom Cabin is 10 ft. wide by 20 ft. long and sleeps four comfortably on either a full size futon provided, or an extra length full size bed, that can be split into two extra length single beds. The cabin consists of two small semi private rooms with partial wall and curtain dividers on each end, and a small entry area that contains a wood stove, for winter heating, in the middle, .  The cabin is fully insulated and well ventilated. It has two large windows with insulated curtains in the sleeping rooms, as well as screened side and eve vents. Attached to the front of the cabin is an 8 ft. by 20 ft. deck with access ramps down to the picnic table area, and to the out house -  set off to one side. A large fireplace sits down and in front of the cabin with dry firewood provided in a shelter close by. There is plenty of room to set up your lawn chairs near the fireplace for a relaxing evening in front of the fire, or stay on the deck and look out at a beautiful woodland setting.

 Your adventure starts with a 320-foot elevation drop from ridge top to valley campsite. Easy walk in/ drive in (4 wheel drive ) trail access, plus five miles of woodland hiking trails on our property, maps provided. The Rock Bottom Cabin campsite is accessible by four wheel drive vehicle if the soils are not saturated. If guests do not arrive in a four wheel drive vehicle we are able to transport people and / or gear to the site with a tractor and trailer,  or UTV.  A hand cart is also available for those who care to walk in. Let us know your needs when you book with us and we will do our best to help you with getting to the site. There is space at campsite for additional tents as well. 

This campsite, though close to highway access is very quiet and secluded. We apologize if you are able to get cell phone service or wifi. We can't afford the jamming equipment. The only artificial lights visible from the campsite are the occasional airplane and your own flashlights or lanterns ( strongly recommended because it is very dark in our woods at night). When the sky is clear, the  stars are fabulous.  

Our rock Bottom Cabin campsite is ideal for those looking for a quiet woodland setting, with a few comforts - a nice fireplace (with firewood), picnic table, outhouse, and solid shelter. We also provide the mattresses, sheets, and pillows, but please bring your own sleeping bags or blankets to suit your needs. We also provide fresh drinking water in Thermos jugs. Please bring good flashlights with you for night time excursions to the outhouse, or walking around the campsite, or an adventurous  hike on the trails at night.

There are plenty of woodland birds, deer, turkeys, raccoons and squirrels sharing the woods with you. At night it is common for owls to visit the campsite area to say hello, and coyotes talking in the distance. The winding trails through 100 acres of woodland offer a variety of woodland habitats, from old growth Maple, to mixed hardwood, to dense brush, to the edges of open pastureland.

For winter users there is a mix of easy, moderate, and challenging winter cross country skiing,  or snowshoeing / hiking on the property. Then return to a cozy cabin to relax and / or read a book.

This property is part of a working pasture-based dairy farm and guided tours of the dairy and cattle are available when scheduling allows.

Accommodation provided
Cabin
No. of sites
1 bookable site
Access
Hike in (+10 mins)
Group sizes
Up to 8 people per site
Potable water available
Bottled water or jugs
Fires allowed
Firewood provided, fire ring w/ grill
Toilet available
Pit toilet
Pets allowed
Off leash
No showers
Bins available
Recycling bin, trash bin
Picnic table available
No wifi
No RV hookup
No RV sanitation
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: None
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 20% off
    Hiking
    Horseback riding
    Snow sports
    Wildlife watching
    Biking
    Boating
    Fishing
    Paddling
    Wind sports
    OHV
    Climbing
    Surfing
    Swimming
    Whitewater paddling

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    Property
    Gilles Family Dairy & Woodland
    State
    Minnesota
    $84/night
    1 Site