Hipcamp host Daniel W.
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Sinclair's Mill is 23 acres of pristine woods and fields located on Lake Jackson near Manassas, Va. Secluded and private campsites located near the creek and the lake.  Fishing, swimming, and hiking trails. Abundant birds and wildlife. Lakeside patio available for events or picnicking. 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
4 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Short walk
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Have a question? Send Daniel a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Sinclair's Mill in Virginia.

Swimming hole

The vibe at Sinclair's Mill

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109 Reviews

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Hipcamper Mariah

Quick "roughing it" getaway from dc

Mariah Y.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 6th, 2019

Daniel was very nice and extremely welcoming. There are 4 sites available. The site we stayed at was along a quiet creek, surrounded by trees. The toilet is a bit of a walk away and it is pretty rough, but totally fine - just don't expect more than that. No real trails for hiking. Up from the site is some open field for kicking a ball around or setting up cornhole. Overall, we really enjoyed our night here. Nice to get out of DC for awhile....

Hipcamper Dale
Dale B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
May 29th, 2018

Host Mr. Daniel was excellent and took the time to show us around the property and give us the history of the place. Communication was great we had a few hiccups scheduling but he worked with me and I am very thankful. Very gracious for Daniel to open up his property for all to share, lots of opportunity for great fishing here, family camping, swimming, exploring, picnic/grill out and just being out in nature in a relaxing environment. We look forward to returning and highly suggest visiting here to all. Thank you again Mr. Daniel

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Hipcamper Viktor

Great time close to dc

Viktor V.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 29th, 2019

We had a great time at Sinclair's Mill. Beautiful location, we went in July so we went swimming in the river which the kids loved. The grounds were well maintained and its a beautiful spot. Daniel was super easy to communicate with and very accommodating. It was great time we would definitely go back.

Hipcamper Zac

5/5 stay

Zac G.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 2nd, 2019

Great stay! Would recomend to anybody looking for a chill time camping.

Hipcamper Jack
Jack N.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 5th, 2018

Great experience, the site is really private! I was amazed that I was in Manassas and not the Shenondoah. The host was wonderful-I fully recommend this site!

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Hipcamper Ryan

Quiet little hideaway

Ryan S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
June 9th, 2019

The actual tent sites are secluded back in the trees which both are less than 50 yard walk from the field you can park in. The field itself is a blessing because you can hang out in the sun and do your thing and then head back into the campsite for shade and a fire. The river runs right along the property and you can hear boats going by, but totally not disruptive, kinda cool actually. Bring something to chop wood for a fire or bring your own wood if you can/are allowed. (Apologize for not fact checking if Dan is ok with you bringing in your own wood)

Dan was super nice and did nothing more than check in on us when we got there and that was that.

Top notch. Will visit again.

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Hipcamper Shannon

Ivy garden of eden

Shannon L.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 4th, 2019

When we arrived at Sinclair's Mill, it was like being transported into another part of the world. The towering trees covered in ivy was more like something from the Jungle Book than Virginia. The property is so rich in history and our host Daniel led us around and pointed out the old mill site, gold mine shaft and the ruins of his grandfathers home. There are plenty of tent sites to choose from, as well as areas big enough for large groups. It's cut through a small creek that leads to a large river, so you can wade in the shallow clean creak, or canoe and swim in the larger river. Our dog loved running through the weaving paths and large open areas chasing grasshoppers and wadding in the river.

Our dog loved swimming in the river that surrounds the property. Fall is certainly peeking it's head on the drive in! We decided to van camp right near what Daniel calls "the cathedral", an Ivy covered pathway. Near the creek side campsite is a downed tree we couldn't help but climb.
Hipcamper Bernard

Private oasis outside of dc

Bernard W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 13th, 2019

This campsite was awesome! I came here with a large group and the site was plenty large enough for all of us (5 tents), we had plenty of privacy on our large secluded site. Daniel was very helpful and showed us our site and all that we could explore around the Lake Jackson area. This site was a great option for us as it wasn’t too far out of the DC area but still made us feel like we were in the wilderness.

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Hipcamper Megan
Megan W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
November 19th, 2019

The driveway in is long and bumpy but we drove a van and a passenger car to the site. You just need to take it slowly. There are also some religious signs but no proselytizing from the host.

Once there, Dan showed me all over his property and it was beautiful. There were woods, ponds, creeks and a deep water lake begging to come swimming, fishing and boating. Even in late fall there was greenery all around and trees changing colors.

Our site was a short easy walk through the woods from our car. We were surrounded by trees bordered by a creek and next to some interesting rock formations. We never even heard the campers in the next site except when we said hello while hiking, and our site felt private and secluded. Aside from some distant sounds of cars and airplanes, all we heard were birds calling, squirrels rustling leaves and the fire crackling. This is a truly special place and I plan to return often to experience it in all the seasons.

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