Hipcamp host Jack H.
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We have ample areas on our ten acres to pitch your tent, with the best areas being by the pond and meadow below the house. These are all an easy walk from the main house. The pond is great to swim in, when full (a seasonal thing depending on how much rain we have had) and there are fantastic views, and lots of wildlife . And the star gazing is unmatched! There is a picnic ta


We have ample areas on our ten acres to pitch your tent, with the best areas being by the pond and meadow below the house. These are all an easy walk from the main house. The pond is great to swim in, when full (a seasonal thing depending on how much rain we have had) and there are fantastic views, and lots of wildlife . And the star gazing is unmatched! There is a picnic table, grill and porch swing down by the pond where you camp. There is so much to do around Dripping Springs, including Perdenales State Park, great swimming, breweries, wineries and distilleries, as well as great shopping. You will have all the privacy and solitude you could want as well while camping. While firewood is not provided per se, it essentially is, as there is plenty around to be picked up with minimal effort. 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
3 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No showers
No wifi
Have a question? Send Jack a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%


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Natural features you'll find at Hill Country Heaven in Texas.

Swimming hole

The vibe at Hill Country Heaven

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Hipcamper jamie
Jamie K.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 13th, 2017

This place was great. Very quiet and peaceful. Our host was very nice, but I did want to clarify how the amenities are listed on the Hipcamp site -- there is no picnic table; the water available is from a hose at the owner's house (up the hill from camp); the firewood that is available is just whatever you can find, so bring an ax or hatchet; and there is no charcoal grill. We had a great time, just thought everyone else should know to come prepared by bringing everything you think you might need.

Hipcamper Jack
Response from Jack, the Host, on November 5th, 2018

Hey Jamie. I am actually just reading your review. My apologies for any misleading aspects to the listing, as it relates to firewood, grill and picnic table. I should have included in the listing text that firewood is plentiful, but must be gathered. To be honest, I should have done a better job proofing the listing to see that it reflected that firewood would be provided. Same with the grill. I did not realize that had been "checked". Being a "newbie" when I posted our land, I did not know my way around the site very well, and must have done that inadvertently. As to the picnic table, I did check that, as it was always my intention to get one, but then got busy and never followed through, and simply forgot to amend the listing to remove it. So my bad all the way around. That said, I am getting a charcoal grill for down by the pond this week, and plan on getting the picnic table here soon as well. My apologies, but hope you had a good time anyway.

Remove vote :(
Hipcamper Mando


Mando E.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
January 14th, 2019

Beautiful property, perfect for a quick little outing from Austin. The dogs loved running around and playing in the pond and chasing the deer - I didn't love walking around looking for them in the dark tho :). The campsite was private and secluded and yet had a nice table, grill and fire circle.

All in all, perfect.

Hipcamper David
David A.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 11th, 2020

We enjoyed our stay! Jack was a great host and communication was great. We were asked to not use the pond location because of the Air B&B folks that were staying at the house. Little bit of a bummer, as we wanted to use the tables and the pond.. so for $50 a night, it was a little high to car camp with really no amenities. Jack did give us the option to refund our money, but we had already committed to camping at that location. All in all, great property and great host. Just wish the price was a little more reasonable for car camping.

Hipcamper Chris
Chris B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 1st, 2017

The site was perfect and the host, Jack, was very accommodating. Quick trip from downtown Austin and easy to find!

Hipcamper Molly
Molly L.
didn't provide a recommendation.
May 9th, 2017

This was an awesome place! Jack was very helpful and the land was beautiful. Very easy to find. We camped by the pond it was perfect. If you go in the summer I would bring some sort of shade of with you.

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Hipcamper Scottie
Scottie T.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 22nd, 2017

This camp is a perfectly quiet retreat tucked into Texas Hill Country, a short 30 or so minute drive from Austin. After a drive down a steep hill you'll find your camp oasis. You'll find plenty of space to pitch a few tents amongst the Texan landscape. There are plenty of trees to find shade under during hot afternoons and a fire pit to sit around.

We met up with our friends from Leander, roasted marshmallows over the fire, drank a few brewskis and gazed up at the stars. The only downside was that the swimming pond was bone dry, but you can't really control rainfall in Texas. Despite that, our kids explored the dry pond, jumping from the exposed boulders more than a few times.

Back in town make sure to check out the food truck lot with shaved ice, bbq and damn good wings just to the west on 290.

Hill Country HeavenDamn good food trucks back on US Highway 290 in Dripping Springs. Hill Country HeavenGathering wood for the fire. You'll find plenty on the land.
Hipcamper Molly
Molly M.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 18th, 2017

Beautiful property, very private! Nice views! you're surrounded by cedar and oaks. I went in september and pond was halfway full, very primitive camping which is great! Definitely going back. Bring shade in summer

Hipcamper taylor
Taylor F.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 22nd, 2017

Hill Country Heaven was amazing! Our first experience with Hipcamp and Jack was an awesome host. Beautiful, serene country with a very private experience. Would definitely visit again!

Hipcamper Eric
Eric B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 23rd, 2017

Great spot for a camp fire and star gazing. Jack was very communicative and respectful of privacy.


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