Hipcamp host Richard M.
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No Car? No Gear ? No Problem!

We are a Hike in-Hike out Campground

The easiest way to access the campground is to take the Metro North Hudson Line to the Beacon Train Station. If arriving by car, you can park at the Beacon train station free on weekends.

While you enjoy your hike in, we can take your gear to your campsite. Please, limit gear to one duffle b

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No Car? No Gear ? No Problem!

We are a Hike in-Hike out Campground

The easiest way to access the campground is to take the Metro North Hudson Line to the Beacon Train Station. If arriving by car, you can park at the Beacon train station free on weekends.

While you enjoy your hike in, we can take your gear to your campsite. Please, limit gear to one duffle bag or backpack and one sleeping bag per person and one cooler per site.

Upon arrival, the first thing you'll notice is the privacy of each site. You will find your Tarp covered fire pit area with a grate that flips over for cooking. You have a picnic table to eating.

The Tent site requires you to have all of your own gear, including the tent.

While at the Primitive Tent site you will still have access to the bathhouse amenities, Showers, flushing toilets Sinks and 2 dryers incase something gets wet.

There are other amenities , that we can add to your camping experience once you reserve your site. They are :Food options for you to cook , menu with pricing will be sent with reservation confirmation , firewood 18-20 pcs $15 and gear transport $16 per person round trip, from the Beacon Train Station , to the Trail head , and gear brought to your site.

Payment for additional amenities at the campground is due prior of arrival. We accept credit card payments only (Master Card and Visa). Pricing Notice: a 3.50% Merchant Fee is applied to all credit card transactions.

There is also access to Fishing and Kayaking nearby.

Our Campground is open from April 15 th-October 31st.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE:

 

We would like you to be aware of the precautionary steps we are continuing to take to combat the spread of COVID-19.

 

 First and foremost, Malouf’s Mountain is dedicated to the well-being of our campers and staff. Since the beginning, our goal has been to provide exceptional outdoor experiences for the whole family. We can’t wait to welcome you to the fresh air and outdoor spaces. Before your stay with us, we want you to be aware of our increased efforts to keep our guests and team members safe and healthy.

 

Camp Enhanced Cleaning Protocol

We have elevated our sanitation measures to ensure the well-being of our campers and staff by increasing the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting areas including but not limited to:

Masks must be worn in all common/public areas and bus

Sites are Per house hold, no guests. We can not have groups at this time.

Social distancing in all common areas ( 6ft apart )

Our Bus-

Every other seat used , cleaned between each run.

Bath house: Limit 2 people 6Ft distance in sink area.

Door handles, Light switches, Counters/tabletops, Faucet, Shower ,Sinks, restrooms, all cleaned hourly with Food safe bleach solution.

Check in outdoor area- One household member per check in, Social distance 6ft while waiting.

Outdoor games ( eliminated at this time)

You may bring your own for your personal use at your site.

Campsites- Cleaning with Food safe bleach

Tables/chairs, Trash cans Tents, counter, cookware

You will be required to bring your own utensils for eating and bring your own cups ( no glass)

 

We are reinforcing proactive steps that the CDC recommends to prevent the spread of germs:

Masks worn in all public areas.

Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

Use a disposable tissue to cover a cough or sneeze.

Avoid touching your face, especially your eyes, nose, and mouth.

Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects.

Stay home if you are sick ,you have been exposed to Covid 19  or have flu like symptoms.

  While we are extremely sensitive to this matter and are doing our part to employ best practices of slowing the spread of COVID-19, we also understand that you still may want to book your next stay with us. We are here for you and look forward to helping you plan your next getaway.  

Please be aware the MTA is not running at full schedule at this time. You can consider driving and parking at the Beacon Train station , which is Free on the weekends.

 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
5 sites
Up to 2 guests per site
Hike in
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send RICHARD a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 2
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Hike In Tent Camping in New York.

Forest

The vibe at Hike In Tent Camping

Places to see near Malouf's Mt. Campground

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Hipcamper Sandy
Sandy C.
recommends this listing.
(Site 5)
July 7th, 2017

Richard, Tracy and Debbie are so friendly and easy to deal with. We secured our tent site through Hipcamp but finish the rest of the booking details with them via email. The campsite itself is beautifully maintained, the bathhouse is unlike any other state-owned campsites, so clean and nice! They also provide firewood, food options and even a tent if you don't have anything. We brought our own food cooler and gear, and they actually move all of your stuff to your campsite before they drop you off at the hike-in spot. You can decide how long you want to hike to the site, the forest is beautiful.

At the site, you can purchase ice, more wood if needed, and there is a little vending area with snacks. They even have a small library and will help you order pizza if you crave it. We love the experience so much that we're going to return again later this month!

the walk to the bathhouse and vending areatarp over fire pit with picnic table at campsitemirrors and sinks, washing basins, and laundry dryers!whimsical signs around the campground
Hipcamper Cat
Cat P.
recommends this listing.
(Site 4)
September 10th, 2017

Totally great all around operation that Dick is running. It's a beautiful hike in/hike out campground. We hiked in with our stuff, but the stuff-shuttle is a perk for the less backpackery folks. The sites are well spread, and the primitive site we were at was over looking a lovely sloping woods where the sunset through the woods over the Hudson. The site was a good size, the bathrooms and other facilities are clean and just what you need. A la carte food like sweet potatoes, chicken are available for cheap to cook over your firepit. Bonus, no CARS. Love the quietness yet not far from civilization.

Plus! Beautiful hikes abound right from the camp trail! Just challenging enough hiking, great woods and overlooks. Poles recommeneded:) Hike into town for delicious dinner. Cab it back to the trail. Repeat. ;-)

Honestly we werent sure, because correspondence at first seemed to be all about what we were gonna be charged extra--taking the shuttle/not (6/per person), taking a cab/not (6/pp), want stuff driven to site/not(3/pp). But if Their HipCamp description listed these, with prices(!) upfront that'd take away that feeling of being squeezed. In any case that discomfort INSTANTLY disappeared once we got onsite. The Malouf Mountain Campground is DOPE/GREAT/A RETREAT. Go. Enjoy. Relax.

Hipcamper Jose

Buenísimo y fantástico

Jose P.
recommends this listing.
(Site 5)
August 23rd, 2019

This was my first camping experience sleeping in a tent. I took my eight year old son. This place exceeded all my expectations. I didn't want to invest in a tent and all that is needed to camp outdoors. I live in an apartment in Brooklyn and every nook and cranny is full. Richard and everyone there gave us a warm welcome. We were dropped at the 30 minute hike trails. Once we were dropped we heard rumblings of thunder. 10 minutes in it poured a torrential storm. By the time we arrived my son and I were fully drenched. That was the first of many wonderful experiences I will never forget or my son. This is worth every cent. I will definitely go back. My only pet peeve is not being able to bring my dog but I understand why.

Million dollar view Memorable experience with my soncoffee timeDominican sancocho( hearty soup)
Hipcamper RICHARD
Response from RICHARD, the Host, on August 28th, 2019

Thanks So Much ! So happy you had a Great time!!

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Hipcamper John
John O.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
September 12th, 2017

Malouf's is beautiful! Unfortunately we got caught in some post-Harvey rain which lasted most of the weekend, but the limited hiking we were able to do was excellent, albeit very uphill. Dick, Tracy, Deb, and Bryan were all incredibly friendly and willing to help with any issues we had (which were pretty much none). This is a perfect spot for anyone like me and my friends who live in NYC, love camping, but don't have a car.

Hipcamper Giselli
Giselli G.
recommends this listing.
(Site 5)
October 10th, 2017

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 2 nights and fell in love. The campsite was just what we were looking for - clean, quiet and primitive. Everyone was friendly and the 30 min hike was just enough for us. The facilities for shower and bathroom are the nicest I've ever seen on a campground. Will gladly stay here again and do plan to on the platforms they offer next time!

Hipcamper kelley
Kelley S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
May 21st, 2018

Had a really great time at the campsite! Sites feel very secluded, clean and well maintained. You have the experience of hiking in (can choose between a 5hr, 2hr and 30min hike in), but still have the amenities of a bathhouse and campfire. This is a great site for folks who live in NYC and want an easy way to access the outdoors. I would also recommend to first time campers!

CampsiteHike In Tent CampingFrom the hike in
Hipcamper Helen
Helen R.
recommends this listing.
(Site 5)
June 11th, 2018

Super great weekend spent here! There were more campsites than we expected, and they are all pretty close together. Also, they're set on a VERY steep hill, so if you're at the top, getting up and down to the bath house (at the bottom) can be exhausting. But those are minor points compared to the proximity to wonderful hiking trails, great site staff, well-maintained site, and clean bath house. Overall a great experience!

Hipcamper gina
Gina C.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
July 16th, 2018

We had a great stay! We did the 2.5hr hike in, it was super pretty and quiet. Wild blueberries growing along the trail and a breathtaking view of the river and the Valley from the top. Our campsite was private and the other campers were nice. The bathroom showers and other amenities were super clean and easy to access. Our hosts were cheerful, helpful and all pick ups/ drop offs went smoothly!

Hipcamper Sean
Sean L.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
October 8th, 2018

Dick and his crew were incredibly welcoming and helpful. The site was secluded yet close to the bath house, which was clean and had everything we needed. We definitely plan on returning in the future.

From a hike not far from camp along the Beacon Reservoir.

Awards

Best of 2019 New York
Finalist
Property
Malouf's Mt. Campground
State
New York
Country
United States
$55/night
5 Sites

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