Hipcamp host Gk C.
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Peaceful Farm & Gardens with farm-field views.

Welcome to our two-acre farm. Rest your eyes on the expanse of nearby fields. Spend hours watching the resident red-tail hawks or our domestic peacocks, ducks, chickens, honeybees and our lovely horses. Over all is the beautiful night sky---particularly lovely in Au

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Peaceful Farm & Gardens with farm-field views.

Welcome to our two-acre farm. Rest your eyes on the expanse of nearby fields. Spend hours watching the resident red-tail hawks or our domestic peacocks, ducks, chickens, honeybees and our lovely horses. Over all is the beautiful night sky---particularly lovely in August when we have the best view of the Perseid meteor showers as weather allows .

Awake to a country sunrise complete with quacking ducks as they make their morning journey to the duck pond for playful antics.

Set up your tent under the apple trees, or bed down under the stars.

Morning coffee or tea available on request.   The surrounding roads are very popular with bicyclists due to outstanding views and reasonable grades.   We are also only 7 miles from Battle Ground Lake State park, with its swimming and fishing and walking trails. 

There isn't a lot of privacy at this site since the house is located in the middle of the gardens, but please let us know the level of interaction you want and if you sleep in so I keep animals in pens until you are up. We do try to give campers their space.   

Do you want a farm tour, maybe  some time with the horses?  A scavenger hunt for youth?  Corn hole games, a shared dinner over the fire?  There are tree swings, a slide and hammocks for group use.   

Seasonal events include:

Making apple cider from apples grown here

Soft cheese making class (extra charge applies)

Picking Raspberries, cherries or other harvesting (just enough for your breakfast or dessert!)

Baby chicks and ducklets 

There is a foal expected in July!  Warmblood/GRP cross dressage candidate, sire is Milky Way, GRP. 

Youth scavenger hunts (please message me to request this with ages of participants, no cost)

We about 25 minutes from PDX airport.   

Can be flexible about dates, I block out weekends to do my own camping, but if you need one we are not available for, message me. 

There are so many wonderful  places to visit in the PNW that it can be hard to pick!  So here are our favorites (most are dog and kid friendly!).  All are free unless noted :

Scented Acres Lavender has a gift shop, garden, plants for sale.

NatureScaping Wildlife Botanical Gardens

The Wildlife Botanical Gardens are a cohesive blend of specialty theme gardens, spread over three acres in Southwest Washington.

Battle Ground Lake State Park (deep volcanic lake, admission is discover pass or day use fee, fishing, swimming, paddling, hiking, biking) 

Pendleton woolen mill (the actual mill, with a  retail outlet)

Scenic drives by Lucia and Moulton falls

Louisville park

Further afield in Oregon:

Elk Rock Garden - a stunning, private manor house and extensive gardens with a splendid view of Mt Hood.

Timberline Lodge - a CCC historical lodge of peerless views and fantastic history and architecture. Dining on site. 

The original Moonstruck Chocolate on 6th and Alder - ask to see their scrapbook of fame! 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, RVs
2 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pull-in site, max length 30ft
No pets
No hookups
Amenities
Potable water available
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send GK a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • 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%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Summer bliss on a farm. in Washington.

Suburban or backyard
Farm
Ranch

The vibe at Summer bliss on a farm.

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Hipcamper Alex
Alex C.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 19th, 2018

GK was an incredibly accommodating and welcoming host. She accepted our last minute booking and went above and beyond to make our stay comfortable. The site was green and shaded, and included a table and chairs, lantern and a big fire pit. Situated on a working farm with peacocks, chickens, ducks, horses, cats and dogs, we enjoyed being around all the animals. We look forward to staying with GK again on our next trip and would highly recommend to others.

Pro tip: Keep your eyes peeled for the tiny fairy garden next to the site! Very cool! :)

Hipcamper Brittany
Brittany S.
recommends this listing.
July 17th, 2018

GK, who was an awesome host, immediately made us feel welcome and showed us all around her property. She let us know that depending on the camper’s preference of stay, she’s happy to let people be or engage them with the various activities going on at her farm. Sweet hammocks under giant apple trees, hawk watching, baby chicks running wild, fresh spring water delivered to site! A sweet welcome sign let us know we were at the right place, and we enjoyed our time at Summer Bliss! While the sites are on their property, it doesn’t feel like you’re in their space; they’ve created a campsite that feels dedicated to the camper.

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Hipcamper Chris

Pastures o’ plenty

Chris B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 10th, 2019

What a wonderful experience we had at Elijah Park & Farms! The drive through Brush Prairie set the stage with Mt. Hood looming to the south. This was pretty country that I didn’t even know existed. Passing roiling hills with grazing horses we made it the farm and we’re welcomed with open arms. GK and her daughters were right there to greet my 9 year old daughter and made her feel right at home, tire swing and all.
The farm has almost a 360’ of open prairie taking in both sunrises and a gorgeous sunsets to the west. You’ll share the grounds with peacocks, chickens, ducks, cats and two lovable border collies. Horses are in the adjoining pasture. GK and family were quick to share their love and knowledge of their beautiful farm family. We made camp amongst the apple trees and took advantage of the private fire pit on the properties side yard. Although the family loves the company around the communal fire pit on the back yard as well.
GK had plenty of recommendations for our trip and helped guide my daughter and I through a day of exploring the Columbia Gorge, within an hours drive of the farm.
From fresh eggs for breakfast and botany lessons to phone chargers and jump starts...they had it all.
They gave my daughter the opportunity to connect with their horses on a pretty cool and personal level. Smiles from ear to ear....an experience she will remember for some time.
Walking barefoot down the long dirt driveway chasing ladybugs it was hard to imaging we were still less than an hours drive from The Columbia Gorge, Portland and Vancouver. Just a wonderful stay with a wonderful family.

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Hipcamper GK
Response from GK, the Host, on July 15th, 2019

I still can't come up with words to express how much this means to me. Thank you, and I hope we get to meet the rest of the family. You are welcome back any time.

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Hipcamper Jenna

Very special place!

Jenna W.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 14th, 2019

We really enjoyed our stay at GK's farm. While conveniently located, it feels like a world away. GK and her family were wonderful hosts and made sure we had everything we needed. They even had special touches for my kiddo like bubbles and glow sticks. The horses, ducks, peacocks, chicken, cats, dogs and swings in the front made for hours of entertainment for my daughter (she was in complete heaven) and they let her have free run of the yard which was very generous. We had a delicious breakfast of farm fresh eggs and snacked on raspberries from the garden. Gk has created a magical space and would definitely recommend staying there!

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Hipcamper GK
Response from GK, the Host, on July 15th, 2019

Thank you so much! Your fmaily is wonderful and we loved having you.

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Hipcamper Erin

Absolutely amazing!

Erin P.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 18th, 2019

We had an amazing stay! GK and her family are wonderful hosts - we felt so welcome. My son - age 6 - was able to run, play, gather chicken eggs, swing, slide, pick apples, and vegetables to his heart's content. The farm felt peaceful and calm - a great place to get away from it all. We were able to fall asleep to the sound of crickets under the stars. We slept so well! I would highly recommend a stay.

Hipcamper Nick H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 19th, 2018
Property
Elijah Park & Farm
State
Washington
$45/night
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