Hipcamp host Ben H.
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Pitch your tent anywhere of your choosing on our expansive 306 acre timber farm.  As you drive up the main entrance, you will find a plethora of wildlife viewing opportunities. Park at the staging area and find many trails (some maintained, others abandoned.) Great for hiking, biking, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing. There is approximately 1 mile of river frontage carv

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Pitch your tent anywhere of your choosing on our expansive 306 acre timber farm.  As you drive up the main entrance, you will find a plethora of wildlife viewing opportunities. Park at the staging area and find many trails (some maintained, others abandoned.) Great for hiking, biking, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing. There is approximately 1 mile of river frontage carving through the property, which boarders the Adirondack State Park on three sides. Relax at night by the fire or take an evening dip in the creek. Enjoy your stay, as your time at Holcomb Timber Farm, and the freedom that comes with private property camping. Keep in mind this is primitive camping. Trade the crowds at campgrounds for the quiet, secluded weekend you are dreaming of.  No cell service, and very limited amenities.  However, perfect for the weekend warrior!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
10 sites
Up to 26 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Bins available
No potable water
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Have a question? Send Ben a message!
  • Check in: After 5AM
  • Check out: Before 10PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 18 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 50% off

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

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

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Holcomb Timber Farm in New York.

Forest
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Waterfall

The vibe at Holcomb Timber Farm

Places to see near Holcomb Timber Farm

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Hipcamper Mel
Mel H.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 26th, 2018

First off I had a difficult time finding the place! Very frustrating especially when driving through mountainous areas with little to no cell service except for a tiny area with some service every 20mins drive or so! I finally asked some neighbors and I was indeed at the right place but there were NO signs, except after driving deep into the woods, after a hundred feet or so was the chain gate with a sign saying private property. Zero response from the host even after several phone calls, an email, and a message through Hipcamp.

As for the property itself, it’s really just a dense forest area. Lots of trees and a ton of brush! The spots could certainly use at least a little clearing of the brush(not the trees), maybe some goats could accomplish brush clearing without heavy machinery.

The dirt road becomes less road and more dirt the further you drive, so keep in mind what kind of car you have(a Jeep or similar off road vehicle would be ideal for this)

A very primitive site. The first campsite area was littered, broken table and pieces of wood lying around, lots of littered pieces from what seems like target practice...

On the upside, it was completely private! I liked the private and primitive nature of it. Definitely needs a couple small but well marked signs so you know where you are/ where you’re going. The hosts directions were somewhat helpful.

I read on the listing that there was a stream on the property, and at the end of my campsite I could hear running water, so through the trees and down a steep slope I went until I found the stream. That was nice, although it was tough to get to on foot.

If I needed a campsite in the same area in the future, I would actually consider coming back here.

Hipcamper Mark
Mark D.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 1st, 2019

Woodsy and quiet, nice secluded site. Serenaded by owls 👍

Hipcamper Patrick

Start your npt hike here!!

Patrick G.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 24th, 2020

Holcomb Timber Farm was everything I was looking for, a quiet uncomplicated place to pitch my tent. Firewood was readily available and the other campers on the property were friendly and respectful. The directions were easy to follow to this very secluded spot near a Northville Placid Trail access point.

Hipcamper Ben
Response from Ben, the Host, on July 28th, 2020

Hey Patrick! Thanks so much for staying with us, we're glad you enjoyed your time!

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Hipcamper Kelsey
Kelsey R.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 26th, 2020

We stayed at the first site, which had a fire pit and bug repellent. It was quiet and secluded. Perfect for us.

Hipcamper Ben
Response from Ben, the Host, on July 28th, 2020

So happy you enjoyed your stay with us, Kelsey!

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Hipcamper Vanessa
Vanessa N.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 26th, 2020

This was a perfect spot for a private camping getaway with friends!

Hipcamper Lille

Tranquil and rejuvenating

Lille S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 5th, 2020

The property is beautiful and tranquil. After four days I felt peacefull and rejuvenated. It is remote which is just how I like it! There was a kind and friendly couple there for two of the nights. We chatted sometimes but also had plenty of space to keep to ourselves and enjoy the benefits of being surrounded by nature.

Me and my camping partner enjoying some down time.Nothing like cooking on an open fire.Plenty of wood on the timber farm!Sandy taking a swim on a hot Summer day.
Hipcamper Hannah G.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 14th, 2020
Property
Holcomb Timber Farm
State
New York
Country
United States
$15/night
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