Hipcamp host Sheila D.
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Welcome to Camp Chicory! Our Paradise Valley home sits on 6 beautiful acres surrounded by the Absaroka Mountains to the east and the Gallatin Mountains to the west. This region is known for world-class outdoor recreation and wildlife viewing. Join us on your next adventure!

Bring your own sleeping bag/pillow and spend the night in our tiny off-grid Gnome Home  (2)-beds

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Welcome to Camp Chicory! Our Paradise Valley home sits on 6 beautiful acres surrounded by the Absaroka Mountains to the east and the Gallatin Mountains to the west. This region is known for world-class outdoor recreation and wildlife viewing. Join us on your next adventure!

Bring your own sleeping bag/pillow and spend the night in our tiny off-grid Gnome Home  (2)-beds are provided (28" wide x 73" long) with mattresses. The entrance door is 24" wide (2.5 feet) and 48" tall (4 feet)  The ceiling is 8.5 feet tall once you get inside. Storage underneath beds. Four windows with screens.

You will need to be able to "duck" down to enter the doorway, then you will be able to stand upright when you enter.

- Yellowstone National Park, 40 miles south

- Yellowstone River access, 1 mile

- Dailey Lake, 15 miles southeast (fishing, kayaking, hiking, boating)

- Livingston, Montana, 18 miles north

- Bozeman, Montana, 45 miles west (nearest airport)

- Trailheads, every direction  (ask host for trail info)

- Sage Lodge, 6 miles ( food, horseback riding, day spa, bike rentals)

- Chico Hot Springs, 6 miles ( Food, horseback rides, live music, showers & Hot Springs , day spa, gift shop)

- Pine Creek Lodge, 9 miles (restaurant and live music) 

- Wildflour Bakery/Follow 'yer Nose BBQ, 7 miles (Best Bakery & BBQ around. Live music)

-The Old Saloon - 7 miles  (Food, live music)

-Emigrant Outpost - 6 miles (pizza, volleyball, horseshoes, live music)

-Emigrant General Store 7 miles (Fuel, food, fishing licenses, ice, laundry next door)

***If you would like to purchase firewood, please do so in the "Extras" area when booking and it will be at your site waiting for you.

***In the event of an emergency and Insurance purposes we require every guest including children to be accounted for when booking. Please take a moment and click the correct number of all people. We do not charge for children under the age of 2, but please message the host and give us an accurate headcount still.

Lodging provided
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No campfires
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Sheila a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Boating

Yellowstone River, 1 mile Dailey Lake, 15 miles

Fishing

Yellowstone River, 1 mile Sage Lodge, 7 miles (guided fly-fishing tours)

Hiking

Endless hiking options in this area. Message host for recommendations.

Horseback riding

Chico Hot Springs and Resort, 7 miles

Snow sports

Bridger Bowl, 47 miles Big Sky, 88 miles

Surfing

Wind surfing is allowed and encouraged at Dailey Lake.

Swimming

Dailey Lake, 15 miles

Whitewater paddling

Gardiner, Montana (38 miles away) offers world-class whitewater on the Yellowstone River. We recommend Montana Whitewater and Y...Read more

Wildlife watching

Yellowstone National Park is home to bison, elk, deer, moose, coyotes, wolves, bighorn sheep, pronghorn/antelope, black bears,...Read more

Biking
Paddling
Wind sports
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Gnome Home in Montana.

Hot spring

Chico Hot Springs, 7 miles Yellowstone Hot Springs, 30 miles Boiling River Hot Springs, 42 miles

Lake

Dailey Lake is located south of us and is a beautiful place to swim, kayak, fish, boat and hike.

River, stream, or creek

Yellowstone River, 1 mile

Swimming hole

Dailey Lake, 15 miles

Waterfall

Passage Falls and Pine Creek Falls is located on hiking trails in our area.

Farm

We do have a mini farm that include miniture horses, full size horses, calf, chickens, ducks, miniture fainting goats, mini pig...Read more

Ranch

Rockin HK Outfitters located at Chico Hot Springs is a fun filled place to go on a horseback ride!

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Forest
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Driveway

The vibe at Gnome Home

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Hipcamper Andrea
Andrea M.
recommends this listing.
August 11th, 2019

What a fantastic stay... it was perfect for what we needed. Lovely space, felt very private, beautiful scenery.

Hipcamper Neil
Neil G.
recommends this listing.
June 21st, 2020

Gnome Home was awesome! Property is gorgeous, hist was great. And its not far from Gallatin National Forest and Yellowstone National Park.

Sunrises were amazing here!Hay thats mist!I like to take B&W photos and the gnome home, property and 20mile radius surrounding the farm provide plenty of photo ops.Farmers need mowers too...I think its a mower. 🤔
Hipcamper Lauren

Gnome home run

Lauren P.
recommends this listing.
June 25th, 2020

Thank goodness for the Gnome home! Concise directions and clean spot, welcoming host (and animals) It was the perfect setting for a Montana night under the stars.. That night a windy thunderstorm rolled in and the gnome home was safe, warm and secure but if you're planning on tent camping definitely look at the weather forecast!
A swallows birdhouse was mounted on the back of the home which added to the already completely charming place. It is TINY and i stayed by myself so it was perfect but for 2 you'd like to know eachother very well. Still doable with added storage provided under each single bed.
If you're looking for complete seclusion this place is not it, but space allows for both privacy and communal activities. Serious sunset watching potential!

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Hipcamper Bailey

It’s so cute!

Bailey B.
recommends this listing.
June 28th, 2020

We loved it!

Hipcamper Abby

We loved gnome home! super cute.

Abby P.
recommends this listing.
July 9th, 2020

Perfect compromise for a husband that wants to tent camp and a wife that wants to sleep in a real bed!

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Hipcamper Paul

Great yellowstone spot

Paul S.
recommends this listing.
July 10th, 2020

We were spending a couple of days exploring 30 mins from Yellowstone this property is perfect we slept in the Gnome Home 3ft door but 8ft ceilings windows let in a nice breeze. The fire pit is huge and has a varying level grill for any cooking need. The hosts were so friendly and welcoming a must stay will def be back!

Hipcamper Lauren
Lauren E.
recommends this listing.
July 16th, 2020

Sheila was an amazing host! She's done a great job with the Gnome Home. The photos don't do it justice. It's an adorable, cozy place to spend an evening. The decor and theme of the space is so cute, and the beds are comfy. The property is beautiful and has all the amenities (picnic table, port-a-potty, community fire pit). I would absolutely stay here again! Also, I'd highly recommend the hot springs pool just up the road :)

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Hipcamper Otto

Book now!!!!

Otto T.
recommends this listing.
July 16th, 2020

Our stay at Gnome Home was amazing, absolutely would recommend. The house is so cute and is unlike anything I’ve stayed in before. Sheila was an excellent host, super welcoming and kind. The stars at night were unreal, the animals were fun and the sunset over the mountain can’t be beat. Don’t miss out, book Gnome Home.

Hipcamper Janene

Wonderful place

Janene G.
recommends this listing.
July 20th, 2020

Sheila was a wonderful host. She let us have fresh eggs for breakfast for watering the garden. The animals are all friendly and Butters the pig will love you if you feed scraps. Would definitely stay here again!

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Property
Camp Chicory in Paradise Valley
State
Montana
Country
United States
$39/night
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