Hipcamp host Matthew H.
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Pitch your tent in our private holler with easy access to Knoxville. Hang with our goats Bill and Heidi (plus their adorable offspring during the spring season) and our miniature horse Prince. Enjoy conversation with the owls at dusk.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Walk to listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No showers
No wifi
Have a question? Send Matthew a message!
  • Check in: After 12PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 50% off
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 20%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Paddling

Lake access late spring through early fall

Wildlife watching

We see deer, turkey and an array of birds (including raptors) on the regular with the occasional red fox or coyote thrown in.

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Hatcher Holler in Tennessee.

Forest
Lake

The vibe at Hatcher Holler

Places to see near Hatcher Holler

4 Written reviews
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Hipcamper Adelle
Adelle Y.
recommends this listing.
May 22nd, 2018

Our (very short, one-night stay) at Hatcher Holler was great! It was supposed to rain the night we arrived, and Matthew set up a tarp for us over the picnic table and cooler on the campsite. Upon arriving, we were struck by the beauty of their land, the animals, and the care taken to make our stay comfortable. We were even brought coffee in the morning! I would absolutely recommend this site. Thank you Matthew and Family!

Hipcamper Susan
Susan M.
recommends this listing.
July 30th, 2018

A sweet, well maintained "holler" in the very large front yard of Matthew and his families home. The goats and pony were adorable and my dog and I enjoyed a short stroll down their sleepy street. Very nice camping spot right off interstate 40, perfect location for me.

Hipcamper Jake
Jake L.
recommends this listing.
May 19th, 2019

Cozy spot amongst a quiet Knoxville suburban area. The spot was shady, fire ring ready, and a picnic table. There were some amazing fireflies out for our stay, and the rooster kept it down in the morning. Good time!

Hipcamper Brian

Solitude and trains

Brian D.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
June 7th, 2020

We enjoyed the solitude of the place. We had the yard to ourselves. The host was so super friendly! Our kids played on the tree swing and other play equipment. We saw the miniature pony, goats, and chickens.
But...
Trains! The site is located maybe 50 yards from a train track. It is so close to ground shakes as the train passes and there is a private drive so the horn blows every time it crosses. There was a train at 11 PM, 11:45 PM, 2:30 AM and 6 AM. The last of which woke the kids up and they were up for the morning. So aside from the trains we had an exceptional time.

Hipcamper Miranda + Joshua M.
recommends this listing.
March 28th, 2018
Property
Hatcher Holler
State
Tennessee
Country
United States
$25/night
1 Site

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