About Camping & Cheesemaking
Welcome to my beautiful farm. You can milk the cows with me in the morning, if you're interested. We can also make cheese together, just message me in advance so we can arrange it. Pitch your tent in the juniper trees, next to the irrigation canal. You can try fresh raw jersey milk in the morning with grassfed cheese — I make cheddar, feta, and might start making gouda. If you're interested in cheese making, come by — I love to share my knowledge with Hipcampers.
- Listing type: Private
- No. of sites: 12
- Accessible by: Drive
- Accommodation: Tent Only
- Check in after: 2PM
- Check out before: 12PM
- Cancellation policy: Flexible
- On arrival: Meet and greet
- Minimum nights: None
- Accepts bookings: 12 months out
- Response time: Within 6 hours
- Response rate: 100%
The vibe at Camping & Cheesemaking
If you stayed here and have some insider info for us, let us know!
This property, just Northeast of Bend, has some amazing views of the mountains in Central Oregon. The host is willing to let campers stay wherever they'd like, for the most part, on his land.
He makes his own cheese and stores it in a cellar beneath his at-home factory. Great guy and a place to get off the grid!
We camped overnight at Pat's farm on the night before the eclipse. There were about 10 other families (my estimate) and he still had plenty of space. Beautiful views and lots of open land. Our 2 kids (aged 4 and 7) had a great time exploring and climbing trees. Pat was easy to communicate with - responded within an hour via text - and generous with his space, giving us lots of freedom to do as we liked. Unfortunately, due to timing, we weren't able to check out his cheeses but we heard from other guests that he was giving plentiful cheese tastings and all said the cheese was amazing. There is a small bathroom with flush toilet and shower that we were welcome to use at his shop.
We had a great time Eclipse camping. Patrick and Cher are wonderful people. The sites have great views. Seeing the dairy was special-- Patrick brought us a fresh gallon of milk and we purchased lots of cheese. The bathroom facility provides a shower and toilet, but is very spartan. This was a great experience for car camping if bathroom facilities aren't a big priority for you.