Hipcamp host Colby T.
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Stay on our beautiful 14 and a half acre property, high up in the basin of a southern Vermont mountain range. Owl Ridge is a large open space for small to large sized camping groups. The site straddles the Roaring Brook which runs through it, and a cleared area for larger groups is on the other side of the brook. 

Fall and Winter months booking option: Book out

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Stay on our beautiful 14 and a half acre property, high up in the basin of a southern Vermont mountain range. Owl Ridge is a large open space for small to large sized camping groups. The site straddles the Roaring Brook which runs through it, and a cleared area for larger groups is on the other side of the brook. 

Fall and Winter months booking option: Book out the entire 14 acres of Elsewhere wilderness, and all four sites for $150 per night. Only available if the booking date is completely open. Send Colby a message to discuss how to book!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 10 guests per site
Short walk
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Colby a message!
  • Check in: After 12PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 6 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off

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Into to Tiny House Living/Building

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Intro to Beekeeping

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Guided Yoga

Aria, the second half of the Elsewhere Homestead team, is a certified yoga in...Read more

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Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Paddling

Just minutes away from the Conneticut River, head down to the island between NH and VT to launch across from the Whetstone Stat...Read more

Off-roading (OHV)

Our land is connected to the Vermont VAST trail system (that is the Vermont snowmobile trail system.) In the summer it's beauti...Read more

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Owl Grove in Vermont.

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Mountainous
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The vibe at Owl Grove

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Hipcamper Lisa

Sweet and safe camping by the brook

Lisa N.
recommends this listing.
May 25th, 2020

My housemates and I had a lovely time camping by the little brook! Colby was very communicative and helpful before we got there, so we knew what to expect. We knew that there was a short (4-5 min) walk between where we could park and where we could camp, so we were (mostly) prepared for that. We brought a little bit too much gear for cooking an elaborate meal, so we had to do a few trips back and forth from the car to the site, but that was totally on us and our planning. And it wasn't bad to walk though the beautiful land anyways :)

The clearing had a great fire pit and plenty of space for 3 tents. Colby invited us to explore their land, and so we had a nice long hike just right from the campsite, which was perfect The stars were beautiful, the brook was soothing to listen to as we fell asleep, and we heard some amazing owls as well! Colby and partner were great hosts who were available for questions but also let us do our own thing!

Hipcamper Max
Max K.
recommends this listing.
May 30th, 2020

Such a wonderful spot! Beautiful, secluded, private, and lovely with a great creek nearby! Be prepared for a good 5 minute hike in, down a hill and over a brook (a tad tricky, only if you're carrying lots of things) but it's well worth it! We really enjoyed our time here and would love to return next time we're in Vermont. Thank you!

Hipcamper Jonathan

Peaceful & secluded

Jonathan Z.
recommends this listing.
June 13th, 2020

We had a lovely stay at the Owl Grove site. The spot is beautiful and secluded, with the calmings sounds of the nearby stream. Colby and Aria were kind and welcoming hosts, bringing firewood to our site ahead of our arrival and offering suggestions for local trails and to-dos. Would recommend!

Hipcamper Ana

Sweet spot with awesome hosts

Ana B.
recommends this listing.
June 14th, 2020

Perfect little campsite next to a stream! Colby was very nice and helpful with everything we needed (including perfectly detailed instructions) - she even had some Benadryl at the ready for a friend in need. 10/10

Hipcamper Michael
Michael Q.
recommends this listing.
June 22nd, 2020

A group of us stayed at Colby's Owl Grove Campsite on a motorcycle trip in VT. Colby was easy to communicate with, gave spot on directions and was a very friendly host. The camp site was great and right by a little stream. He had firewood available to purchase and a hammock set up at the site. Quiet and well spaced out from the other campsites on the property, Owl Grove was a quick, few minute walk down a path in the woods from the parking area. We had a great stay and would gladly stay there again.

Hipcamper Amy
Amy L.
recommends this listing.
July 5th, 2020

Great time staying at Elsewhere Homestead. Sites are exactly what is needed, the land is lovely, and the hosts are fantastic.

Hipcamper Andrew
Andrew W.
recommends this listing.
July 6th, 2020

Nice stay, site was clean and the host was courteous.

Hipcamper Sharon
Sharon B.
recommends this listing.
July 7th, 2020

This was my first time on hipcamp and it wildly exceeded my expectations! The sites were beautifully located between a ridge and a brook or on the ridge, the ground was soft, the composting toilet might be cleaner than my own bathroom, and the hosts were so friendly! They let us see their gorgeously crafted tiny house and I went home with kale from their garden. Plenty of good swimming holes and hikes nearby too.

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Hipcamper Marina

Great authentic camping experience!

Marina F.
recommends this listing.
July 8th, 2020

Our group had a lovely weekend in the woods thanks to Elsewhere homestead! It felt like backcountry camping, but your car is nearby and there is a composting toilet! The stream next to the campsite makes a lovely backdrop for a peaceful sleep.

Property
Elsewhere Homestead
State
Vermont
Country
United States
$45/night
1 Site

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