Hipcamp host Jasen D.
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WEATHER ASSURANCE in effect for autumn + the holidays*

'Backyard' camping in a sunny open field, where meadow meets woods. Ideal for budget travelers who need a home base to sleep at while they spend most of their time exploring the surrounding area. 

You will be the only people staying at the site, with over an acre to yourself. Owls may keep you company. Deer m

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WEATHER ASSURANCE in effect for autumn + the holidays*

'Backyard' camping in a sunny open field, where meadow meets woods. Ideal for budget travelers who need a home base to sleep at while they spend most of their time exploring the surrounding area. 

You will be the only people staying at the site, with over an acre to yourself. Owls may keep you company. Deer may graze in the blackberry patch nearby. Look for hawks, woodpeckers, foxes, and groundhogs. During summer twilight enjoy watching fireflies. In late summer let crickets and katydids serenade you to sleep.

Stroll to a 24 hour farm stand for fresh eggs, dairy, veggies, and meat. Proximity to the rail trail, so bring your bikes. Walk to the Wallkill river for fishing (following regulations). A short drive from locations to deploy your Kayak into the river or creeks.

Great if you're a climber, very close to the Gunks! Minutes from bars and restaurants in New Paltz.  Jumping-off point for Minnewaska State Park, Awosting Falls, Mohonk Mountain House, the quiet hamlets of Ulster County, the Catskill Mountains, Hyde Park, Poughkeepsie, Kingston, and the Mid-Hudson Valley. 

This historic farming property was established in 1768 by a captain in the Ulster County militia, and his family, just before the Revolutionary war.

NOTE

1 - A neighboring house is in view, and there are another 2 houses partially obscured by trees. The road is about 100 feet away, and gets modest traffic.

2 - Wear proper footwear, POISON IVY likes to poke up along the path to, and around the site during warm months. We mow these areas to minimize their presence. Our goal is to respect it, not eradicate, as it's a native plant important to the local ecosystem.

3 - Guests invited after booking must be announced to host, and additional fee will be charged per person, per night.

* 4 - WEATHER ASSURANCE: Our published policy does not allow for a 'last minute' cancellation – however – upon your request, for a 'last minute' cancellation in the event a weather forecast calls for severe storm or persistent cold rain/flurries or below freezing temperatures, we will refund up to 50% of the booking for guests that do not use the site, plus 100% of unused rental extras (e.g. firewood).

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Short walk
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Wifi available
No showers
No picnic table
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Jasen a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 30% off

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

The Wallkill Valley Rail Trail is a 5 minute bike ride away. It takes less than 20 minutes to bike to the Main streets in both ...Read more

Fishing

There is public fishing access to the Wallkill river less than a 5 minute walk away. Fishing may require a permit, and the site...Read more

Hiking

Take a short stroll in the woods and dirt lane behind the site. Drive into New Paltz for some light trail walking. Drive up tow...Read more

Horseback riding

Horseback riding is available at local farms.

Paddling

Kayak the Wallkill river by renting kayaks from businesses in New Paltz.

Climbing

The Gunks are nearby!

Swimming

Two public pools are available in New Paltz, as well as Minnewaska Lake.

Wildlife watching

Deer walk the grounds daily. Barred owls are frequently heard at night. Foxes, wild turkeys, woodpeckers have all been spotted....Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at 🦉Grassy Meadow. All to Yourself. in New York.

Forest

The back side of the site has about 2 acres of forest which you're welcome to stroll through. There is a trail leading back to ...Read more

Field

The site is situated above a 2 acre meadow, surrounded by a screen of trees and shrubs.

Suburban

Trees provide a screen from the road and most neighbors. The road is about 100 feet from the tent site, with light traffic. The...Read more

Driveway

Park up to 2 cars on the right side of the driveway at the estate's main house, and it's a 3 minute walk to the site.

The vibe at 🦉Grassy Meadow. All to Yourself.

Places to see near 🧗‍♀️Near the Gunks

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Hipcamper Josiah

Nice and private

Josiah B.
recommends this listing.
July 6th, 2020

Great site, well maintained and great communication with Jaysen. Playful, friendly deer might come say hello

Hipcamper Colin
Colin P.
recommends this listing.
August 30th, 2020

My partner and I had a lovely evening. Perfect for a couple on a budget seeking a peaceful site to pitch a tent.

Hipcamper Kelly
Kelly D.
recommends this listing.
September 2nd, 2020

we had a lovely evening. especially enjoyed the wildlife.

Hipcamper Stephanie
Stephanie D.
recommends this listing.
September 14th, 2020

Great Experience ! Very welcoming and friendly hosts. The Village is gorgeous and hiking trails are beautiful , Village , Dairy and veggie farms maybe 2-5 min. away. Apple picking orchards nearby! Great escape from the city.
Very private campsite, Beautiful view and Locals are friendly to newcomers all in all.

*5/5 camping and local exploring experience ! *

Hoping to come back very soon!

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Hipcamper Michael

Great for climbing

Michael B.
recommends this listing.
October 17th, 2020

Great spot, nicely kept. Very close to the Gunks so ideal for climbing. Firewood for sale is tough to find but the gas station nearby had some available.

Hipcamper Jasen
Response from Jasen, the Host, on October 20th, 2020

Thanks Michael, based on your feedback we are now offering firewood for sale.

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Hipcamper Christopher
Christopher C.
recommends this listing.
October 25th, 2020

Perfect! Really enjoyed my stay here, lots of deer!

Hipcamper Emily K.
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August 24th, 2020
Hipcamper Dayan T.
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August 2nd, 2020
Property
🧗‍♀️Near the Gunks
State
New York
Country
United States
$69/night
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