Hipcamp host Dave T.
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This 140 acre property is an old farmstead last farmed in the 1950's. It lies on top of the Allegheny Plateau region of NW Pennsylvania and is mostly hardwood forest today. It is surrounded by thousands of acres of forest and is very secluded. AANR friendly. The campsite is near where the farmhouse and barn once stood but the woods are a short walk away. There is a 2 mile lo

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This 140 acre property is an old farmstead last farmed in the 1950's. It lies on top of the Allegheny Plateau region of NW Pennsylvania and is mostly hardwood forest today. It is surrounded by thousands of acres of forest and is very secluded. AANR friendly. The campsite is near where the farmhouse and barn once stood but the woods are a short walk away. There is a 2 mile loop hiking trail on the property that traverses a variety of habitats which are home to many animals and birds.

The Allegheny River is about 10 miles away (Tidioute, PA) and has excellent paddling and fishing. Also nearby (15 miles, Titusville, PA) is Drake Well Museum which is home of the first oil well ever drilled and Oil Creek State Park which has great trout fishing and an excellent paved bike/hike trail. Finally, you will be on the doorstep to the Allegheny National Forest with all the outdoor recreation it has to offer.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
2 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Picnic table available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
Generators allowed
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Pull-in site
Max length 45ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: loose gravel
Surface levelness: flat
Have a question? Send Dave a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 3PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

Local rural roads or the Oil Creek State Park bike/hike trail in Titusville, PA

Fishing

The Allegheny River is 10 miles away and excellent bass and walleye fishing. There are trout streams near the property

Hiking

There is a 2 mile long loop trail on the property with several spur trails. The 2 mile loop has blue paint blazes and is mowed.

Paddling

The Allegheny River is excellent paddling. Several smaller streams are also good when water levels are up.

Wildlife watching

There is a wide variety of habitats on the property

Snow sports

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Chappel Hill Tree Farm in Pennsylvania.

Forest

Native hardwood (deciduous) forest with some spruce plantations. The terrain is level with gentle slopes.

Farm

About 10 acres of old farm fields which are flat. Some are mowed and other left to succession for wildlife.

The vibe at Chappel Hill Tree Farm

Places to see near Dave T.’s Land

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Hipcamper Wray

Peace and quiet and nature.

Wray D.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
June 26th, 2020

The site was private and secluded, but also out in the open under a big sky. I don't know which was more impressive, the stars or the fireflies. There was plenty of room to park my rig, and it was level. Dave, the host, is very knowledgeable about the wildlife and ecology of the area.

Hipcamper Onnastasia

Couldn't have been better

Onnastasia S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
July 13th, 2020

Our stay at Dave's was better than we could have ever imagined. The land was perfect, very well maintained and more private than we were even hoping for. I have absolutely zero things to complain about and all the things to say about planning our next trip. Awesome host, beautiful property, a great time was had by all. Thanks so much!

Hipcamper Craig
Craig F.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
July 18th, 2020

Very fine host, great place to spend the weekend

Hipcamper Gabriel

Stargazing and christmas trees

Gabriel K.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
July 21st, 2020

We had a really great time at Chappel Hill Tree Farm. It was our home base for some Allegheny National Forest exploring. The site itself is right below a stand of old Christmas trees, and you get to catch whiffs of them when the wind blows just right. There are some very large trees around the camp site that provide a lot of shade, which kept us comfortable on 90 degree days. It occurred to us on our second night that we were the only people camping on a 140 acre tree farm. The open field across from the campsite allowed for some really breathtaking star gazing. We could see the Milky Way with our naked eyes. Dave was a great host and gave us tips on things to check out in the area.

Hipcamper Dave
Response from Dave, the Host, on July 22nd, 2020

Thank you Gabe. You guys were gracious and responsible guests. Welcome back anytime

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Hipcamper Laura

Great experience all around

Laura C.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
July 26th, 2020

We had a great time camping here. The site was beautiful, private and was immaculately kept up. Dave was super helpful and welcoming. Highly recommended!!

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Hipcamper Ed
Ed H.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
August 16th, 2020

Dave is a great host with a very secluded property. He dropped off a fire ring and wood at my rustic spot. The trails throughout the property are very nice.

More of the trail.Two mile trail around property.
Hipcamper Ryan

Beautiful

Ryan S.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
August 17th, 2020

Fantastic place to camp. Dave showed up to greet us and show us around the farm when we arrived and even had a fire going for us.

The farm is shady, breezy and quiet and the campsite is set up very well with plenty of flat ground and a cozy vibe. Loads of natural beauty and shopping nearby within 20 mins drive. Porta potty nearby was very clean and convenient.

Give this place a shot, you won't regret it

Fire pit
Nice large level gravel pad Looking out towards the barn and open field
Hipcamper Roger

Private spot with land to explore

Roger C.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
August 28th, 2020

Loved staying at Dave's place! So much more to discover beyond the tree farm. We followed the blue blazes (I think he said it was a 2.2 mile hike) through the property, and found the entrance to the deer fence and explored inside there too. Dave came to greet us and even brought a box with some tourist information on the surrounding areas. Would definitely stay here again!

Hipcamper Jillana

A unique rustic camping experience

Jillana G.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
September 1st, 2020

This was our first time using Hipcamp and we had a great experience. The property was so beautiful and secluded, with pine forests, a mowed trail, remnants of an old farm and a campsite that overlooks a field of wildflowers - so much wildlife to explore! There are large oak and maple trees that provide plenty of shade around the campsite and we saw many deer, butterflies and even a spotted a red eft. Dave greeted us upon arrival and was a very kind and informative host. I was really happy to have a clean port a potty and picnic table. We really enjoyed the peaceful quiet of this site and are looking forward to returning!

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Property
Dave T.’s Land
State
Pennsylvania
Country
United States
$20/night
2 Sites
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