Hipcamp host Susan T.
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Just get out there! Don’t worry about packing a bunch of gear. We’ve got you covered! Just throw the sleeping bags and cooler full of food in the car and head our way! The tent is super spacious and is furnished with up to 4 air mattresses, a table and a lantern. The rental includes use of the park-style grills, fire pit grill and even a camping cook stove. Your first

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Just get out there! Don’t worry about packing a bunch of gear. We’ve got you covered! Just throw the sleeping bags and cooler full of food in the car and head our way! The tent is super spacious and is furnished with up to 4 air mattresses, a table and a lantern. The rental includes use of the park-style grills, fire pit grill and even a camping cook stove. Your first load of fire wood is free and we’ll even through in some charcoal. We’ve got shelters to cook under and tables and camp chairs you can use. Seriously, we’ve got you covered! It’s finally starting to get hot and the river will feel great! Come join us at the Gauley River Wild & Woolly/Tawney Farm campground and sit back and relax and enjoy the summer. Don't forget. It's PRIVATE primitive camping here which means you will enjoy exclusive use of the campground! Nothing but peace and quiet and solitude to enjoy what nature has to offer.

The only exception to the private camping is the day after Labor Day through mid-October (Gauley whitewater season). During Gauley whitewater season, we open up our fields to hundreds of kayakers from across the country who seek the thrills of class V rapids that comes only once a year when the US Corps of Engineers releases the water from Summersville Lake, creating the world renowned rapids.

Lodging provided
Canvas tent
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No wifi
Have a question? Send Susan a message!
  • Check in: After 12PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Strict (30 Days)
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 2
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out

    Activities

    Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

    Biking

    Bring your mountain bike! You can ride our trails or explore the Gauley River National Recreation Area!

    Boating

    Kayakers know the Gauley is the Beast of the East in the fall, but there are great places to float around in the summer! Summe...Read more

    Fishing

    You know it! You're just 1/2 mile from a great fishing spot on the Gauley.

    Hiking

    We have 120 acres for you to explore.

    Paddling

    Bring a kayak or raft and laze around on the river all day.

    Climbing

    Summersville Lake is a well-known location to climbers. Plus the New River Gorge is close by.

    Surfing

    Ever surfed a river? You can do it at the Perfect Wave or Diagonal Ledges on the Gauley just minutes from your campsite.

    Swimming

    The Gauley naturally runs cold which feels unbelievable on those hot summer days.

    Whitewater paddling

    You'd better believe it! The Gauley is world renowned for it's whitewater.

    Wildlife watching

    Wildlife? We've got plenty! Deer, raccoons, possums, squirrels, coyotes, bears, turkeys and over 30 other types of birds.

    Terrain

    Natural features you'll find at The Tipi Tent at Tawney Farm in West Virginia.

    Forest

    Our farm is surrounded by forest.

    Lake

    Just 10 miles from the popular Summersville Lake.

    Mountainous

    Our farm is located in the mountain lakes region of West Virginia in the beautiful Appalachian mountains.

    River, stream or creek

    Just a mile from the Gauley River and a creek runs thru the farm.

    Swimming hole

    Several great eddies on the Gauley River and the pool at the bottom of Janie's Hole waterfall is great. You can also swim at Su...Read more

    Waterfall

    A beautiful, hidden, two tier waterfall on the Gauley River that you can enjoy.

    Farm

    We live on a beautiful 120 acre sheep farm where we raise a small herd of Merino and Jacob wool sheep 🐑.

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    Property
    Tawney Farm
    State
    West Virginia
    $60/night
    1 Site