Hipcamp host Dana D.
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This room is upstairs in our 1868 pioneer cabin. It has a queen bed with a memory foam mattress. There is a half bath right outside the room and a full bath downstairs. The baths are shared if other rooms are booked.

The yard is large and there are several gardens, greenhouse, and flower gardens to enjoy. Well behaved people-friendly pets are very welcome. We have a zip line to


This room is upstairs in our 1868 pioneer cabin.  It has a queen bed with a memory foam mattress.  There is a half bath right outside the room and a full bath downstairs.  The baths are shared if other rooms are booked. 

The yard is large and there are several gardens, greenhouse, and flower gardens to enjoy. Well behaved people-friendly pets are very welcome. We have a zip line to help keep your dog from running off and a large fenced garden area if you need to leave the dog for a while. We have chickens so if your dog might bother them we'll just close the gate for the chickens so that they are protected in their own yard. Fresh eggs and seasonal vegetables and herbs are free for our visitors. There are fruit trees in the area and plenty of places to access other fresh goods like cheese, honey, yogurt and milk products from organic farms. The closest grocery store is 17 minutes away so we recommend you purchase groceries before you come here to camp. There is a gas station five miles away and they sell some overpriced emergency food and have a small deli for sandwiches. We can share some refrigerator space if you don't have a cooler. 

Our playground has a trampoline, swing, slide, sandbox, hobbit hut fort, and of course our art bus which is fun to play in for kids. There's a lawn area as well as cement patio for chalk drawing or games, and we have plenty of tables that can be set up or arranged for meals or parties. We have lights and colorful decorations that make it fun and festive. We have a pack-n-play if you need for an infant or toddler, as well as plenty of bedding and towels if you don't bring your own. We have some great toddler toys and a few fun things for bigger kids. We also have a lot of books, videos and other distractions if you just want to Netflix and chill (in the privacy of your own tent or other accommodations). We have HULU, Amazon Prime and a few other subscription services if you want to watch movies but our connection can be a little slow in the evening. We don't have cable TV. Bill and I are middle aged liberal hippie types who just enjoy good conversation, a mostly organic diet, and lots of loud laughter and light mindedness. We are happy to keep to ourselves and leave you your privacy or join you by the firepit and share stories and some laughter. We're pretty laid back and unfussy but clean and organized most of the time. Most of our neighbors are absent except on the occasional weekend when they come up from Vegas or other places. We have a nice park just 100 ft. from our own lot that has a great basketball court, playground and large grassy park to run or play softball. The town is very quiet, off the beaten path but close enough to access most amenities in a short drive. We have gorgeous views of the mountains, including Pine Valley Mountain, Bumblebee Mountains, Harmony Mountain, and of course the ever stunning Kolob Canyons. Look them up. They will take your breath away. 

Lodging provided
1 site
Up to 2 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
Have a question? Send Dana a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


This area is fabulous for road or dirt bike adventurers. There are numerous trails and roads to explore as well as rugged terra...Read more


Sand Hollow and Quail Reservoir are the two most common boating lakes near by but if you want great fishing you can go to Kolob...Read more


Kolob Res. and Panguitch Lake are each about 45 minutes away and are great for bass, trout, and some catfish.


If you wanted to hike a different trail every day of the year you could still not hit all the amazing places within an hours dr...Read more

Horseback riding

I don't own horses but many of my neighbors do and there are several people who can give horseback riding lessons, take you on ...Read more


Sand Hollow is a great place for paddling and other gentle water sports. It's about 20 minutes away and there are rental places...Read more


OHV's are all around the area and there are even groups that lead guided tours into the hills and mountains or if you are adven...Read more


Southern Utah is a climbing paradise. Slot canyons, free climbing, etc. abound and there are some easy beginner cliffs in St. G...Read more

Snow sports

Brian Head is about an hour away and when we have a good snow year it's an excellent place to ski the powdery slopes. There are...Read more


Sand Hollow, Quail Res. and the Virgin River are all comfortable for swimming in the summer and fall. The water comes from snow...Read more

Wildlife watching

Every morning if I get up early enough I can watch wild turkeys, quail, mule deer, the occasional coyote or red fox, squirrels,...Read more


Natural features you'll find at Red Hen Gardens - Hydrangea Room in Utah.


Cave Valley is just 30 minutes away and is a fascinating area for hiking and exploring. I can help you navigate the area on a m...Read more


Our home is at 5,600 ft. elevation but just down the road the elevation drops quickly and the high desert areas around Leeds, S...Read more


We have a lot of pinion and juniper forests right nearby but within a 15 minute drive you can be in the pines and aspen. Cedar ...Read more

Hot spring

We are a little ways away from some of the better hot springs in central Utah but there are a few in the area that are ok.


Kolob, Panguitch, Navajo, Sand Hollow, Quail Res., and Gunlock are all within an hours drive. Lake Powell is two hours away.

River, stream or creek

The Virgin River is 20 minutes away. It's got some very rugged cliffs and some amazing swimming holes but is not really great f...Read more

Swimming hole

I can direct you to my favorite swimming hole where dogs are allowed. It's a great little local secret and a fun place to spend...Read more


Toquerville Falls are close by and are most interesting in early spring when they're frothy with snow melt.

Prairie, meadow, ...

The vibe at Red Hen Gardens - Hydrangea Room

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Hipcamper April
April S.
recommends this listing.
August 21st, 2018

Seriously!!!!! This was the most amazing experience! We absolutely LOVED the Red Hen Gardens and the hosts- Dana and Bill! They had the best hospitality and completely took care of us! They even offered to feed us! Such amazing people! And the artwork there is beautiful!! The room was perfect and adorable! We loved the scenery and the good vibes the entire cottage has! There’s so much history here (built in 1868!) I loved the adorable little well in the front, the chickens running around, the handprints and names imprinted on the steps, the BEAUTIFUL herb garden that we were able to pick from, and the gorgeous scenery around the home in New Harmony! The stay was absolutely PERFECT!! Thank you SO much Dana and Bill! We will be back to visit soon! Maybe even with our family to camp out! Oh and I LOVED waking up to the rooster in the morning! It was amazing and peaceful- just what we were looking for!! I totally forgot about the fresh eggs, but I would love to try them next time! Thank you again!!! <3

Front view- WOW! Chickens running around- and cute little hand prints on the stairs! BEAUTIFUL garden !!! View from our room, early morning!
Hipcamper Dana
Response from Dana, the Host, on August 22nd, 2018

What a glorious review! Thankyou so much, April. I sure hope you get to come back soon. We enjoyed getting to know you and are so glad you were comfortable and had such a great experience. It feels so good to have our efforts recognized and to share with people who appreciate our humble home. I hope you'll consider us again if you come to the area. It's great here in the winter too. There's so much to do and see.

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Hipcamper Kaila
Kaila R.
recommends this listing.
December 4th, 2018

Dana- you were the most incredible host we could have ever asked for.

You made us feel so welcome and at home. Thank you so much for hanging out with us, feeding us, and talking with us for hours.

You are the most gracious person I've ever met!

We adore you Dana!!!

Hipcamper Dana
Response from Dana, the Host, on May 1st, 2019

Dang it! I didn't see this till today. Thankyou for the beautiful response. We really enjoyed having you. I hope you get to come back again some day.

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Hipcamper Nathan
Nathan W.
recommends this listing.
March 10th, 2019

Comfortable, fantastic location and friendly hosts.

Hipcamper Violet
Violet H.
recommends this listing.
April 18th, 2019

The Red Hen was a charming place to stay. The scenery was gorgeous, accommodations were comfortable and we would definitely stay again.

Lovely spot!
Hipcamper Dana
Response from Dana, the Host, on June 13th, 2019

Thankyou, Violet. I just now noticed your review. I'm so glad you had a great time at our lace. We hope you come back someday. The front yard is all finished and looks much better now.

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Hipcamper Corey

Welcoming and comfortable!

Corey O.
recommends this listing.
June 10th, 2019

We had a great experience sharing Bill and Dana's warm and welcoming home.. thank you so much!

Hipcamper Dana
Response from Dana, the Host, on June 13th, 2019

Thanks, Corey. We're so glad you chose Red Hen Gardens. We hope you'll come back again.

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Hipcamper Faviola A.
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April 20th, 2019
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October 10th, 2018
Hipcamper Britt W.
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October 8th, 2018
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