Hipcamp host Michael M.
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I have 6.5 acres and 1000 ft of river frontage directly on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River. I don't have any facilities but it is a quiet location that is private. I only allow tents - which I do not provide. No running water, bathrooms or any facilities. It's just a quiet place to put up a tent and a great place to come back to after floating the river. I also have a 12
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I have 6.5 acres and 1000 ft of river frontage directly on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River. I don't have any facilities but it is a quiet location that is private. I only allow tents - which I do not provide. No running water, bathrooms or any facilities. It's just a quiet place to put up a tent and a great place to come back to after floating the river. I also have a 12 ft Jon boat with trolling motor for rent that can be used in the stretch of river in my backyard.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 10 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Amenities
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
No potable water
No showers
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Michael a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

Activities

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Fishing
Paddling

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Hipcamper Lowell

The perfect river side camp.

Lowell C.
recommends this listing.
May 27th, 2019

You will have look hard to find a better host or camp site. The place is beautiful right on the river with a huge space all to yourself. It is a perfect spot for camping, kayaking, fishing, or just sitting by the fire. Skip the over crowded campgrounds in the park....fo here.

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Hipcamper Ben
Ben C.
recommends this listing.
July 7th, 2019

Great site! Right on the river with a grill and firepit, very chill and easy to access. Also got to watch a lightning storm and fireflies which was awesome. Feels private and Michael was a great host—definitely recommend checking this place out!

Hipcamper Rory

Couldn’t imagine a better campsite!

Rory M.
recommends this listing.
July 23rd, 2019

Couldn’t imagine a better campsite!

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Hipcamper Angela

A beautiful spot and a helpful host

Angela S.
recommends this listing.
August 13th, 2019

A beautiful spot and Michael was a super responsive and helpful host! There was a slight mixup at booking and another couple had reserved the same spot within minutes of our booking, but the space was large enough that even with both of us there it was still private. Having the river right there was amazing, such a peaceful sound to sleep to. The river was low but deep enough for us to rinse off quick in the morning. We loved the beautiful rural location. We read that there was a fire pit and mistakenly assumed there would be firewood available as well, we didn’t travel with any as we were crossing state lines, but it wasn’t a problem we went to the grocery store 10 minutes down the street and got one of those firestarter logs. All in all, a gorgeous spot and a very helpful host... highly recommend!

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Hipcamper Matthew

Perfect riverside campsite!

Matthew B.
recommends this listing.
August 27th, 2019

This was my first time using Hipcamp and I couldn't have been happier with our campsite! Michael was a great host and super responsive. The campsite is in the corner of his property, away from the houses, and between the river and a pasture (with cows and very friendly donkeys). The only negative thing I can say is the site is somewhat close to the train tracks so you'll hear the occasional train horn blast but they pass quickly.

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Hipcamper Ami

Lovely place

Ami S.
recommends this listing.
September 1st, 2019

Michael was an exceptional host. He sent us very clear details on how to get to his camping spot. It was as promised, right on the river with easy access for fishing and exploring the river. It was a very peaceful, very special spot. Having a grill and fire pit provided was incredible.

Hipcamper Paul
Paul G.
recommends this listing.
October 1st, 2019

Idyllic. Very primitive, no water or bathrooms, just a regular camp-type BBQ grill. If you're a seasoned camper and you know how to work around those issues, this is a gem.

Hipcamper Hannah

Gorgeous, river-side, & central!

Hannah L.
recommends this listing.
October 5th, 2019

Gorgeous, private, and right on the river! Just a 12 minute drive to the Shenandoah National Park. We loved our stay!

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Hipcamper Kurt

Seclusion on the shenandoah

Kurt B.
recommends this listing.
October 27th, 2019

Fantastic and secluded setting down by the Shenandoah River. Idyllic. Just as described. Firewood was available along with a fire ring and table. I drove down to the site which is maybe 500-1000 feet from his driveway. But then for our excursions I parked on his driveway upon return. I’d say that’s his preference. I waited until the morning of departure to see if the grass would be dry before taking my vehicle down as there is a moderate slope coming back up I have an Explorer but not 4WD. It rained hard all night. So the exit plan involved four long walking trips with my son to portage our gear up and out. We don’t pack light. Big, heavy tent, etc. So not a negative per se but just a bit of reality.

But overall fantastic. No facilities as noted so plan accordingly. Town is only 5 minutes away. I don’t fish but it would seem ideal for that.

Property
Michael M.’s Land
State
Virginia
$45/night
1 Site
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