Hipcamp host Kent
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Our 10' x 12' canvas Wall Tents are designed for those who love being on the sand and in the surf during the day, but want the comforts of home at night.  Each safari-style tent is set on a raised wood platform with a deck, canvas lounge chairs, and hammocks. Just steps from the ocean, the property offers a communal fire pit, a picnic area, camp store, hammocks and games. All Continue reading...

Our 10' x 12' canvas Wall Tents are designed for those who love being on the sand and in the surf during the day, but want the comforts of home at night.  Each safari-style tent is set on a raised wood platform with a deck, canvas lounge chairs, and hammocks. Just steps from the ocean, the property offers a communal fire pit, a picnic area, camp store, hammocks and games.

All you need to bring  is your overnight bag. Wall Tents are furnished with a queen size bed featuring a memory foam mattress, side tables, lights, pillows, linens, towels and a cell phone charging station.

Located at Jacob Riis Park (Gateway National Recreation Area of New York and New Jersey), the campground is accessible by subway, ferry, bus, bike and car.

Summer and fall are the perfect seasons to visit Riis beach. Quiet sunrise beach walks give way to the bustling "people's beach", with the Riis Park Bazaar's food vendors, beach equipment rentals & regular live entertainment scattered up and down the boardwalk. Biking, birding, nature watching, fishing, hiking and more are just a a short walk away in historic Fort Tilden.


Accommodation provided
Canvas tent
No. of sites
12 bookable sites
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 2 people per site
Potable water available
Bottled water or jugs
Fires allowed
Firewood provided, fire ring w/ grill, communal...
Toilet available
Flush toilet
No pets
Showers available
Hot water
Bins available
Recycling bin, trash bin
Picnic table available
No wifi
Have a question? Send Kent a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 22% off
    Beach
    Coastal
    Suburban or backyard
    Cave
    Desert
    Forest
    Hot spring
    Lake
    Mesa or canyon
    Mountainous
    Prairie, meadow, or plain
    Redwoods
    River, stream or creek
    Swimming hole
    Waterfall
    Wetlands
    Farm
    Ranch
    Biking
    Boating
    Fishing
    Paddling
    Surfing
    Wildlife watching
    Hiking
    Horseback riding
    Wind sports
    OHV
    Climbing
    Snow sports
    Swimming
    Whitewater paddling

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    Hipcamper Andrew
    Andrew
    recommends this listing.
    (Site 1)
    August 28th, 2018

    Lets just get it in the open: these tents are in a courtyard of a building (albeit a beautiful one) with no direct views of the ocean. There is minimal privacy, the tents are thin and noise tends to bounce around the courtyard at night (so expect to hear lots of young kids and families). That being said, our stay was incredible; the hosts were amazing and accommodating, the tents/beds are extremely comfortable, the showers were hot, coffee and tea are free in the mornings, and best of all, you're a 30 second walk to the water. The campsite is easy to get to, either via the ferry+uber, or via the subway+a long walk. There's a bar and restaurant in the adjacent building, and did I mention you can seamless food to your tent? The beach quiets down a lot at night and you and your fellow campers are the only people staying nearby, all but guarenteeing you a private beach after sunset. Id definitely visit again.

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    Property
    Beach camping in NYC
    State
    New York
    $249/night
    12 Sites