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Calm, relaxing, private site shaded by pine and maple trees overlooking a creek. Completely isolated spot - we host only one camping group at a time. Hike trails through the woods and fields, venture down to the creek, and enjoy this 23-acre bubble of nature and wildlife in central Ohio.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 10 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Potable water available
Picnic table available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

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Hipcamper Iris

Lovely camp site!!

Iris L.
recommends this listing.
June 8th, 2020

Great spot!! Friendly and accommodating hosts and a really lovely camp site in a small clearing overlooking a creek. Nice fire pit. Hosts knew we were bikepacking and thought to put out chairs for us. Overall, a great place to camp!

Hipcamper Jennifer

Private by far the best site

Jennifer S.
recommends this listing.
June 20th, 2020

This is by far the best camping spot I and my husband have come across and we camp regularly. The host was more than helpful, very friendly but did not ever make themselves a bother. I would recommend this to anyone who likes a private camping spot its beautiful, peaceful, and very quiet. Will definitely go back

Hipcamper Daniel

Scenic camping close to columbus

Daniel S.
recommends this listing.
June 29th, 2020

This is a great place for a quick getaway for those living in more urban areas of Columbus. Elizabeth was very quick to respond to questions about their site as we were looking for a private, quiet, kid-friendly place to set up camp for an evening. The directions were easy to follow and once we were on the property, the trail and the surrounding woodlands were really nice. Access to the creek was a bit limited due to weed growth, but Chad is planning on making trails in the future. This was a great option for us traveling with young children, as the hosts allowed us to bring our 4WD vehicles up to the campsite, making it easier to set up and pack up camp. I would definitely recommend this site to others!

Hipcamper Sierra

Perfect private camping

Sierra R.
recommends this listing.
August 2nd, 2020

Absolute Serene perfection with amazing hosts. Chad was friendly and didnt bother us at all even though we enjoyed chatting when we first arrived and invited him to swing by. The campsite has an amazing view of the creek and felt safe and comfortable. We didnt get the chance to meet Elizabeth but absolutely plan on visiting again.

Hipcamper Justin
Justin M.
recommends this listing.
August 2nd, 2020

Hosts were great! Loved the site. Will def be back.

Hipcamper Christopher
Christopher A.
recommends this listing.
August 4th, 2020

Great site. Awesome owner. Already making plans to go back soon.

Hipcamper Andrea

Lovely spot to take two littles

Andrea M.
recommends this listing.
August 24th, 2020

This was a lovely spot. It was dry out, so we were able to drive right to our campsite. This spot was perfect for two moms and two 6 year old kids who wanted a nice covid-free vacation (we quarantined for a couple of weeks before getting together). There was space for the kids to play, trees for the hammock and the hammock swing, short trails to hike and some great firewood to burn for a minimal price.

The site was clean and well-maintained. We felt very safe and secure here too.

Once you arrive, their written directions say something about two barns, which do exist, I just couldn't see them from the driveway! So without me even saying a word, he came out to help me along.

We would definitely consider staying here again. My little one really wanted to get down to the creek, but we only made it about 1/3 of the way before she decided we should turn around (there is no clear trail and it is a steep drop down which made for a stunning view, but difficult for the kids). The trails through the field have minimal elevation. Also, on dry land, a four door civic made it back to the campsite fine.

The campsite August 2020.  This is looking North.View from the campsite August 2020.Venturing down the hill to the creek (we didn't make it, lol).Trees that were perfect for the hammocks.
Hipcamper Joseph
Joseph J.
recommends this listing.
September 2nd, 2020

Very nice little place to set up camp for a couple days with our kids! They loved it and we had a nice time walking the loop cut out through the field near our camp. Recommend if you want a very peaceful place to stay!

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Hipcamper Joseph

Fun, peaceful, private, relaxing!

Joseph J.
recommends this listing.
September 2nd, 2020

Perfect everything! Awesome place and very peaceful! Don't hesitate!

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