Hipcamp host Aaron
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Camp in a secluded meadow next to our 33 acre vegetable farm! Very private, excellent view. Poplar trees ring this grassy meadow, and a cool lakeside breeze keeps the site clear of insects and cool during the night. Drive your vehicle in to the meadow camping area (4WD only if it's been raining!) or park up by our barn, where you have access to potable well water and fresh Continue reading...

Camp in a secluded meadow next to our 33 acre vegetable farm! Very private, excellent view. Poplar trees ring this grassy meadow, and a cool lakeside breeze keeps the site clear of insects and cool during the night.

Drive your vehicle in to the meadow camping area (4WD only if it's been raining!) or park up by our barn, where you have access to potable well water and fresh veggies from our fields and six greenhouses.

We have a composting toilet and running water for our campers, and you are welcome to hook up a shower setup to our existing water system.

LOTS to do! We're adjacent to the Finger Lakes National Forest, horseback riding, bike riding, hiking, kayaking with provided kayaks, swimming in Seneca Lake, or walk to secret swimming gorges! The Finger Lakes Trail is a five minute walk from our property. Take some time to relax and enjoy the Seneca lake Wine Trail. You'll be minutes from more than 30 wineries, breweries, restaurants and vineyards!

We're also a 10 minute drive to Watkins Glen, 15 minutes to Trumansburg, or 30 minutes to Ithaca.

Campers interested in veggies can do a work trade if interested!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
2 bookable sites
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Potable water available
Spigot
Fires allowed
Fire ring
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No showers
Bath in lake
Pack it out
No picnic table
Wifi available
Have a question? Send Aaron a message!
  • Check in: After 12PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off
Forest
Lake
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Beach
Cave
Desert
Hot spring
Redwoods
River, stream or creek
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wildlife watching
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Surfing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling

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Hipcamper Erin + Caroline
Erin + Caroline
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 19th, 2018

Secluded Hilltop Meadow on Farm is a beautiful farm! Hosts Aaron and his wife truly keep their property beautiful. The greenhouses are tidy and bursting with tomato plants, cucumbers, squashes. The tools in the workshop all have their place. Their house is small and handsome. And they are easy to talk with and hard, hard workers!
The campsite is a drive past the asparagus field, thru a fence, and to a mowed area that is very private. It’s all level and easy to find the right place for your tent or vehicle. There is also a fire ring for a campfire and a small shed that houses a bucket composting toilet and some dry wood/kindling. Also hanging on the wall inside the shed are 4 chairs you can use as well!
They recommended to us a brewery a few miles from their place called Two Goats Brewery that has a particularly good view of the lake and vineyards. We headed there shortly after and the beer was SO DANG COLD!!!! It was 95 degrees in the sun, so this was the perfect cool down.
If you are in the area, this place is a must stop. Along with a wonderful time you also might get some fresh veggies!!!

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Hipcamper Parker
Parker
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 29th, 2018

This is a lovely site and Aaron was super helpful with everything. The whole area is beautiful, and it's only a short drive to Watkins Glen. I highly recommend it

Hipcamper Laura
Laura
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 26th, 2018

What a gem! Loved having our own space to set up and got a bonus bag of farm fresh veggies! The hosts were absolutely wonderful! Would stay again!!

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Hipcamper Emily
Emily
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 29th, 2018

Awesome place to stay! Great hosts, beautiful property, cute dog, delicious vegetables, fresh air... There's not much else more joyful in life. I definitely recommend staying here.

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Hipcamper Rebecca
Rebecca
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 4th, 2018

This was my first hipcamp, so I wasn’t totally sure what to expect. Aaron messaged me day-of to coordinate check-in, and greeted our car at the driveway with 2 quarts of just-picked tomatoes. There was another party at the other site the first night, then we were the only ones the second. We used the fire pit & provided wood, and appreciated the composting toilet and well water spigot. Decent data connection on AT&T(Cricket) from the farm. The grass from where we parked to the site was mushy/wet, so definitely bring good boots. The farm was super close to trails in the finger lakes national forest, a swimming spot on Seneca lake, and tons of wineries/breweries.

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Hipcamper Ali
Ali
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 10th, 2018

Aaron was excellent communicating up to our arrival, and greeted us with a bunch of fresh tomatoes and a huge smile! He led us to the campsite, at which point we learned there would actually be another Hipcamper party staying nearby. This is totally fine with us, although was not articulated in the listing. Due to the wet ground, we ended up having to park our (sleeper) van away from the campsites, in an area that was not well-mowed. It also put us further away from the composting toilet, which in general seemed like it was only suited to serve the one campsite in the meadow, due to the placement and wet area you had to walk through to get there. Despite all this, we did enjoy a nice sunset, the tomatoes, starry sky, and proximity to the beautiful sights and sounds of the area!

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Hipcamper Steven
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 28th, 2018
Property
Plowbreak Farm
State
New York
$35/night
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