Hipcamp host Jessie D.
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We are a non-profit horse rescue situated on one acre. We are located right off of the old main highway and have two neighbors within eyesight from the house. The camping areas are “ranch-like” and vary in seclusion. Site 1 is in the horse pasture and you will be quite literally sleeping with the horses. Site 2 is in our backyard, fully fenced with a deep fire pit and gr

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We are a non-profit horse rescue situated on one acre. We are located right off of the old main highway and have two neighbors within eyesight from the house. The camping areas are “ranch-like” and vary in seclusion. Site 1 is in the horse pasture and you will be quite literally sleeping with the horses. Site 2 is in our backyard, fully fenced with a deep fire pit and grill available. Pets can be off leash and hose water is readily available at this site. Site 3 is situated just behind the pasture and above the river bank. You can see and visit the river easily from site 3. If you want a ranch experience with interaction with your hosts and opportunity for adventure then you have chosen the right camping location!!! You are welcome to join in the daily choring activities or choose to be taken on a scenic trail ride or thrilling guided gallop on beautiful and well-trained rescue horses.

WEATHER WARNING: April - May in Mountain Green are extremely unpredictable weather-wise.  We make every possible attempt to warn HipCampers of inclement weather coming through but please understand Spring is wet and Winter is cold and there is not much we can do about that! 

PLEASE NOTE: The bathroom is located in our house and has a flushable toilet and shower with hot water.  Parking is in our driveway.  You must walk a few hundred feet to get to the campsites.  You cannot pull straight up to the campsite. We look forward to having you camp with us! 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
3 sites
Up to 4 guests per site
Short walk
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Wifi available
Bins available
No picnic table
Have a question? Send Jessie a message!
  • Check in: After 10AM
  • Check out: Before 3PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

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Activities

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Biking
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Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
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Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Second Chance Ranch in Utah.

River, stream or creek

Runs April - July only

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Hipcamper Shawna
Shawna M.
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(Site 2)
April 16th, 2019

Jessie and Shaun were fantastic hosts! Upon arrival, they helped us to our campsite and had mugs of coffee and hot apple cider waiting for us (we were camping in the cold!) They were kind and courteous to us the entire time and we even arranged a guided horseback ride with them! I would definitely recommend!

Hipcamper Jessie
Response from Jessie, the Host, on June 8th, 2019

Thanks for being our first ever Hipcampers!!! You guys were the best!

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Hipcamper Rob
Rob K.
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(Site 2)
May 15th, 2019

Awesome spot right along a creek! Beautiful views of the mountains!

Hipcamper Jessie
Response from Jessie, the Host, on June 8th, 2019

Thanks so much for spending the night with us Rob!

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Hipcamper Amber

Unique experience

Amber T.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Site 1)
May 30th, 2019

Staying at Second Chance Ranch was a unique experience. We enjoyed being around all their well treated rescue animals :)

It offers river side camping, which hearing every day was lovely. It was not as secluded as expected, though - it is right on a highway. The campsite is only accessible by walking down to from the highway, which made things more challenging than expected. Two of the neighbors on the other side of the river came to say hello, too, which we enjoyed - but they thought we were homeless haha.

It had been raining a lot before we got there and the ground was pretty wet being right by the river, so we slept in my Jeep (which was already set up to sleep in). Something to keep in mind, depending on when you may be staying there.

Overall, we enjoyed our stay but met some challenges along the way.

Hipcamper Jessie
Response from Jessie, the Host, on June 8th, 2019

We're so sorry to hear that your stay was less than perfect! April and May are VERY rainy and wet times of year in Mountain Green. This year has been worse than most. Unfortunately with the sites being so close to the river, things can get rather damp! We are glad you managed to stay dry in your vehicles!

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Hipcamper Estefan
Estefan C.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
June 3rd, 2019

Jessie our host was great! Camping was a lot of fun. Loved visiting the horses and pigs, quiet and quaint. Exactly what we were looking for

Hipcamper Jessie
Response from Jessie, the Host, on June 8th, 2019

It was very nice to have you two Estefan!

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Hipcamper Elle

Lots of animals

Elle R.
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(Site 2)
June 11th, 2019

We enjoyed our time at Second Chance Ranch. My kids got to brush horses and interact with bunnies, chickens, pigs and dogs. FYI - parking is in their driveway and the bathroom you can use is in their house. Camping is down by a creek so you don’t park near where you camp. If you are looking to interact with your hosts and some animals then this is a great choice.

Hipcamper Jessie
Response from Jessie, the Host, on June 15th, 2019

Thanks Elle! You and your kids were a delight to have!

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Hipcamper Raychel
Raychel K.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
June 11th, 2019

There was an issues with Hipcamp, but Jessie was more than great working around it. Very accommodating and went beyond on hosting.

Hipcamper Jessie
Response from Jessie, the Host, on June 15th, 2019

Thanks Raychel! I am glad you two were still able to enjoy your stay despite the surprises! I hope you enjoyed the farm fresh eggs :)

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Hipcamper Christina

Comfortable and friendly

Christina M.
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(Site 2)
June 25th, 2019

The hosts were very friendly. I loved this little place and would go there again! All the animals and hospitality made the stay amazing:)

Hipcamper Nick

Unforeseen changes kept us away

Nick H.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
(Site 2)
July 6th, 2019

Unfortunately, we didn't have a chance to stay as the host was undergoing some unforeseen changes last minute.

Hopefully we'll get a *second* chance some time in the near future!

Hipcamper Jason
Jason D.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
July 28th, 2019

Great hosts, nice location. As noted by a previous reviewer the ranch is located right on the main road through town and there is a fair amount of traffic driving past. That being said, the site was screened from the road and was reasonably private. Having access to the shower and bathroom was a great bonus. The site I was in abutted the corral and the horses were pleasant companions. Shared some veggies with them and the bunnies that wandered through my camp in the morning. Overall positive experience and I would stay again while passing through.

Hipcamper Jessie
Response from Jessie, the Host, on July 29th, 2019

Thanks for staying with us Jason! We loved having you :)

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Property
Second Chance Ranch
State
Utah
$20/night
3 Sites