Hipcamp host Jacob W.
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Tent camping on our 55 acre oak savanna and woodland. Located in the heart of Oregon's Wine Country, we're 40 minutes from the coast and an hour from Portland. The site is private and a short walk to the residence

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
3 bookable sites
Access
Walk to listing
Group sizes
Up to 8 people per site
Potable water available
Spigot
No fires
Bring your own camping stove
Toilet available
No pets
No showers
Pack it out
No picnic table
No wifi
Have a question? Send Jacob a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Hiking
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Fern School Farm in Oregon.

Forest

Places to see near Fern School Farm

Willamette Mission State Park
Willamette Mission State Park
20 miles way Explore
Cape Lookout State Park
Cape Lookout State Park
32 miles way Explore
Beverly Beach State Park
Beverly Beach State Park
35 miles way Explore
South Beach State Park
South Beach State Park
41 miles way Explore
Silver Falls State Park
Silver Falls State Park
42 miles way Explore
Nehalem Bay State Park
Nehalem Bay State Park
50 miles way Explore
Siuslaw National Forest
Siuslaw National Forest
53 miles way Explore
Milo McIver State Park
Milo McIver State Park
56 miles way Explore
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
56 miles way Explore
Cascadia State Park
Cascadia State Park
66 miles way Explore
Carl G. Washburne Memorial State Park
Carl G. Washburne Memorial State Park
68 miles way Explore
Paradise Point State Park
Paradise Point State Park
68 miles way Explore
Battle Ground Lake State Park
Battle Ground Lake State Park
71 miles way Explore
Ainsworth State Park
Ainsworth State Park
79 miles way Explore
Beacon Rock State Park
Beacon Rock State Park
81 miles way Explore
Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park
Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park
82 miles way Explore
Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
84 miles way Explore
Mt. Hood National Forest
Mt. Hood National Forest
89 miles way Explore
Cape Disappointment State Park
Cape Disappointment State Park
91 miles way Explore
Seaquest State Park
Seaquest State Park
92 miles way Explore
Viento State Park
Viento State Park
98 miles way Explore

The vibe at Fern School Farm

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Hipcamper Erinn
Erinn H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 15th, 2017

Fern School Farm is so beautiful!! Appropriately named for the historic structure just outside the entrance gate, I thoroughly enjoyed camping here! Jacob and Rachel bought 55 acres one and a half years ago and the moves they've made to improve the land are so impressive. The poison oak is very prevalent, so be sure to know what it looks like before you arrive (you will not have service in order to look it up). Jacob and Rachel are planning to put up a bulletin board to inform of wildlife sightings and any potential hazards of the land. They were very informative before we arrived of what to expect. It was the only thing that prevented us from venturing into the woods for a more rustic camp spot. If you hike up one of the kindly cleared paths and reach the top of the hill, there are camp spots that will take you further away from the busy two-lane highway... Rachel recommended spots closer to the oak trees near their home which would have provided even cozier locations for a tent, but I was uncertain that was a possibility... and after several days of hot day, hazy fire sky camping in a row, simply landing was lovely as well. We tucked into the tree line just north of the slope of the golden field. Venturing up the paths will introduce you to heritage oaks and huge maples. Bring a knife to clear the opportunistic blackberry vine attempting to keep you from passing ("What is the land speed of a swallow?"- Monty Python, anyone?). Whatever you endure along the relatively short hike will reward you with golden rolling hills and postcard-worthy views. It'll be the best spot to catch the sunset as the field-lined forest limits that view. On the field, you're exposed to the sun for the first part of the day, but the breeze keeps it comfortable. There's a freshly built compost toilet for your comfort as well as a world of developments that Jacob and Rachel are excited to implement. They're so excited to share their land and make it a comfortable location from which to appreciate the native species (they're excited for restoration!). Even in it's beginning stages, it's a beautiful stop-over on your way to the coast, if you're here for wine tasting, or you want a secluded location amidst the trees!!

Enjoying the cool temperatures after a toasty few days.Cozy spot aside the treeline.From atop the field, the sunset is perfect.tentview people lodging
Hipcamper Karen
Karen M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 26th, 2017

Jacob and Rachel were great hosts. We got to choose out of several large areas where we could put our tent. I really enjoyed the view of the coast range at sunset. It was really peaceful and quiet, just like I like it. We saw a deer and lots of turkey vultures. Nice spot.

Jacob delivers the composting outhouseCampsite great view of the coast range
Hipcamper Annette
Annette L.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 23rd, 2017

Gorgeous property, very near Willamina. Jacob and his wife were extremely nice and helpful, and a delight to talk with. I would be happy to camp here again! Definitely recommend!

Hipcamper Derek
Derek H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 25th, 2017

We had a great time staying at the Fern School Farm! Jacob and Rachel were excellent hosts and very easy to communicate with. The sites were beautiful and the property is very conveniently located.

Hipcamper Mark
Mark S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 27th, 2017

This location was perfect. It was within a short distance to the coast, about 45 minutes, secluded and private, with water access, and blueberries for days. There is so much beautiful land and forest surrounding us, that it was like our own private campground. I could have stayed a lot longer.

Hipcamper JUSTIN
Justin R.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 29th, 2017

Jacob and Rachel are great hosts. We felt welcomed and taken care of and felt lucky to be on their property for the totality of the 2017 Eclipse.

Hipcamper Lisa
Lisa D.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 25th, 2018

Lovely upung couple run this place and are very friendly and responsive. Looks like they’ve got their hands full making a go of this pretty small holding and are eager to make improvements to bring visitors. I assume almost everyone would, like us prefer to camp away from the home and barn. The geese, dogs and goats alone make it a bit chaotic nearby. But the land is lovely, with a few flat spots for camping, though the best are up a rugged track our van might not handle well. We found a fine spot along the dirt drive, looking up the hill and were happy to have such a quiet and pretty place to sleep. Tent campers would probably like the hilltop better. All in all, a fine spot.

Easy road in. Walking up on the meadow full of flowers 55 acres of lovely oaks, pine and meadows. Flat spot right off the road in,  looking up at hillside full of flowers.
Hipcamper katie
Katie M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 8th, 2018

Great little spot for camping. Our boys loved the goats and chickens as well.

Property
Fern School Farm
State
Oregon
$25/night
3 Sites