Hipcamp host Natural G.
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LOCATED IN BEAUTIFUL RIDGEVILLE, South Carolina. LESS than an hour from Historic Charleston and 20 minutes from beautiful Summerville. Natural Gathering Grounds is a private camp ground and natural learning environment. This eco-retreat facility is located on 53 acres with a growing family farm, fishing ponds, walking trails, archery, tent camping, gardening, craft/activity

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LOCATED IN BEAUTIFUL RIDGEVILLE, South Carolina. LESS than an hour from Historic Charleston and 20 minutes from beautiful Summerville. Natural Gathering Grounds is a private camp ground and natural learning environment. This eco-retreat facility is located on 53 acres with a growing family farm, fishing ponds, walking trails, archery, tent camping, gardening, craft/activity center and 900 feet of the Edisto River. Our mission is to inspire wonder and encourage discovery while making meaningful connections in a natural environment. Come experience freedom, tranquility, and exploration here in the beautiful Lowcountry. Located minutes from Givhans Ferry State Park - 16 miles from Summerville. General booking is for camping and use of the land. If you wish to rent tents for your stay please message us and we will be happy to coordinate with you! 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
7 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
No kitchen
No wifi
Pack it out
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-through site
Max length 35ft
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: flat
Doesn't accommodate slideouts
Have a question? Send Natural a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 1PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 25% off
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 60%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Swimming

Swim at your own risk from our Edisto river frontage. Swimming is not allowed in any of the ponds.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Camping @ Natural Gathering Grounds in South Carolina.

Swimming hole

Swimming is allowed only in the Edisto River. There is NO swimming in the ponds.

Beach
Forest
River, stream, or...
Wetlands
Farm

The vibe at Camping @ Natural Gathering Grounds

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Hipcamper casey
Casey H.
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January 22nd, 2018

Natural Gathering Grounds was such a peaceful getaway. Just under an hour from the busy touristy Charleston Downtown I felt like I was in a completely different atmosphere. The quiet area and cozy tipi was such a kind way to spend an evening. I got to ride my bike around the property and explore all that they have to offer. Their property offers so much for groups in the peak season but for me it was a wonderful experience to have the place by myself and spend sometime alone on the road.

I would definitely come back during peak summer season to see all the group activities because there was so much room to have groups hangouts / group meals / group activities. See you all in the summer! Thanks!

Bike ready.Plenty of seating for group hangs and community driven activities.Had a blast biking around the property - just returning from the Hawk Eye Circle and CeremonyHere's the main house.
Hipcamper Natural
Response from Natural, the Host, on April 16th, 2018

Thanks for unplugging on the grounds! We are so fortunate to have the peace and quiet of the land and just a short drive to downtown Summerville and an hour to Historic Charleston. It's wonderful to have individuals and families enjoy the beauty of nature while having the option to check out sites and cities in driving distance. Thanks for enjoying the grounds!

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Hipcamper Ben
Ben D.
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April 16th, 2018

What a cool place to camp! Lots of land to hike, fish, explore. Great for kids. Swimming in the river and playing with the goats. We will be back soon.

Hipcamper Natural
Response from Natural, the Host, on April 16th, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed Natural Gathering Grounds! We look forward to you coming back and seeing the next phases of the property. Children love the freedom of the outdoors and it is wonderful to have families gathering to create memories on the grounds!

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Hipcamper Lindsay
Lindsay D.
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April 16th, 2018

My husband, myself and our 3 & 4 year old just had the most amazing stay at Natural Gathering Grounds. The property is SO BEAUTIFUL. We swam in the Edisto River, went on amazing walks, pet baby goats .. yup.. they were SO cute! What a beautiful place ... so glad we found it!

Hipcamper Natural
Response from Natural, the Host, on April 17th, 2018

Fresh air and family time on the grounds is what we are all about! So grateful you found us and appreciate the mission of Natural Gathering Grounds. We look forward to having you out again and hope you can follow us through the stages of our growth! Thanks for being a Happy Camper!!

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Hipcamper Rachel

Had a wonderful stay!

Rachel H.
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May 14th, 2020

Had a lovely stay at Natural Gathering Grounds! Had all the amenities you could need for tent camping and hosts were very accessible throughout the stay. It is a lovely walk down to the river and very close to Givhans Ferry State Park. Campsites are not private in the sense that you can see and hear the other campers around the pond, however campsites are still relatively spaced out so you don’t feel on top of one another. Would love to come back another time and do a float trip on the Edisto River and take out at the property. Definitely recommend!

Hipcamper Natural
Response from Natural, the Host, on June 8th, 2020

So glad you enjoyed camping and all the amenities. Plenty of primitive spots on the 54 acres, let us know and we will tuck you away :) The Edisto River is a great addition to the camping and relaxing! Glad you enjoyed our private beach and trails! See you next time!

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Hipcamper Carolyn

Simply amazing

Carolyn M.
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May 16th, 2020

Simply beautiful and amazing. Great place for family or to just get away. The host are spectacular and super friendly. I will definitely be back

Hipcamper Natural
Response from Natural, the Host, on June 8th, 2020

Thanks for camping and exploring the grounds!

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Hipcamper Mikaela

Such a great trip!

Mikaela A.
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May 17th, 2020

We had such an amazing time! Such a wonderful camp right on the Edisto river. Very clean, lots of families, and tons of fun! We loved fishing and petting the goats. Also, a white peacock? SO cool. Would highly recommend this campground - we’ll be going back, for sure!

We hung out in the Sunshine Shack when it got too hot to be in the sun - loved this spot!! Gorgeous sunset over our camp!
Hipcamper Natural
Response from Natural, the Host, on June 8th, 2020

Such beautiful photos! We love seeing all the primitive spots that people enjoy! The Edisto river and all our ponds really make the land so magical. Glad you enjoyed our family farm. We are hoping for Peafowl soon! Come back to see the newest farm members!

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Hipcamper Cheri

Our new home away from home

Cheri K.
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(Dispersed site)
May 17th, 2020

Our stay was more than we anticipated. Nice, long nature walks. Kids were able to explore and loved being able to see the farm animals. It was so nice sitting on the beach and playing in the river. Bathhouse was clean and property well kept. We will definitely be back soon!

Hipcamper Natural
Response from Natural, the Host, on June 8th, 2020

So glad you camped with us! So many more great sites to check out. Glad you enjoyed the mile walk to the river and the beauty of the Edisto River. So many locals are finding us and love that we are just an hour from Charleston!

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Toni C.
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May 18th, 2020

Awesome!

Hipcamper Sarah

Loved our stay!

Sarah H.
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(Dispersed site)
May 24th, 2020

We loved our time at Natural Gathering Grounds and would go back in a heartbeat! It’s an easy drive from Charleston but feels so remote (in the best possible way). The sites were well maintained with brand new picnic tables, the bathroom/shower house was immaculate, and the whole setup was perfect. Close enough for our little ones to be able to walk everywhere, but spread out enough that everyone could keep their distance from each other (camping in time of Covid) We loved visiting the goats and chickens and taking out the little pedalboat. My 3 year old caught a fish in one of the many ponds and he was thrilled! I missed the memo that the river/beach access was about a mile from the campsite but it was an easy, well marked walk and a nice shady spot to sit and relax by the water.
Would absolutely recommend as a great family camping spot and would come back for sure!

Hipcamper Natural
Response from Natural, the Host, on June 8th, 2020

Thanks for your review! We are so grateful to offer peace and relaxation in nature close to our vibrant city Charleston! Camping and glamping with or without kids really is such a great way to unplug. So glad you enjoyed all of our touches from the bath house to the camp site. Look forward to hosting you again soon!

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Property
Gathering Grounds
State
South Carolina
Country
United States
$35/night
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