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Appalachian Trail Hilltop Hideaway by TentrrOfficial Tentrr site. Tentrr is a trusted partner of BookOutdoors.Located 50 miles from midtown Manhattan (approx 1:08 minutes) is our brand new campsite located right off the Appalachian Trail. The camp is at the base of Wawayanda mountain right between the iconic hikes "Stairway to Heaven" and "Pochuck Boardwalk" on the Appalachian Trail. Hike right from camp up to "Pinwheel Vista" (named one of NJ's best viewpoints)!At the entrance to the property is the Valley Farmers Cooperative that sells local grass fed meats and artisanal farm goods. You can walk two minutes to Heaven Hill Farm which has plenty of goods, produce, and fun fall activities like pumpkin picking and haunted hayrides. Drive your car from route 94 directly to your campsite nestled in the woods with a great view of the valley. A perfect getaway from the city with plenty to offer. About 10 minutes down 94 is the beautiful town of Warwick or about 4 minutes in the opposite direction is the town of Vernon. Warwick is a quaint small town with plenty of great restaurants, bars, breweries, wineries, and orchards. Vernon has plenty to offer as well including the popular ski resort/waterpark/mountain bike park "Mountain Creek", Minerals Spa, and Great Gorge Golf Course located just under 10 minutes away.The quiet charm of Wawayanda State Park appeals to hikers, campers, swimmers and boaters. Forested hills surround Lake Wawayanda creating a restful backdrop for canoeists and fisherman, while steep mountains challenge casual as well as serious hikers. A twenty-mile stretch of Appalachian Trail runs through the park, while the top of Wawayanda Mountain offers sensational views. More than sixty miles of trails are marked in the park.
Downing Wood by TentrrOfficial Tentrr site. Tentrr is a trusted partner of BookOutdoors.This is the perfect campsite for getting out of the city and back to nature, for novices and expert campers alike! Fully equipped with a Casper mattress & pillows, with clean bed linens included in the price of your stay. The site is on 12 acres of scenic and bucolic woodland, so there is plenty of room to explore and take nature walks. We are located just off of the Old Albany Post Road, which is on the National Registry of Historic Places and predates the American Revolution. This quiet dirt road is perfect for mountain biking, hiking, running, walking and sightseeing and it also takes you directly to the famous Appalachian Trail (about 1 mile). We are also close to hiking, boating, state parks, the Farmer’s Market (Saturdays), farm stands and local sites (Graymoor, Garrison Institute, Boscobel, Constitution Marsh, Manitoga, etc.). We are a 15 minute drive from the scenic and charming town of Cold Spring and its exquisite dining, shopping and cultural events; 30 minutes to Beacon; less than six miles to the Garrison Metro North station.
Putnam Valley , NY
Higher Ground at Fahnestock State Park by TentrrOfficial Tentrr site. Tentrr is a trusted partner of BookOutdoors.HIGHER GROUND sits at the southern tip of Clarence Fahnestock State Park. It's the ideal place to stay if you want to explore Fahnestock, check out neighboring Cold Spring/Peekskill/Beacon, or to just hang out at the campsite and read / relax by the campfire.Our campsite is perched atop a ridge on our 6.5 acres of woodlands in our rural neighborhood. A short up hill hike (only about 400 feet / 70ft elevation) along 'Hector's Way', leads you to your glampsite getaway. Along the way you'll pass our fresh water and firewood station... from there it's just another 50 yards to the tent!HIGHER GROUND is only 1.7 miles from a SECRET trailhead to Candlewood Hill, one of the park's most exquisite views (shhhh...we'll tell you where when you book). Just 2.5 miles away is a parking lot and the hub for several other trails, including Catfish Loop and the famed Appalachian Trail. Canopus Lake is 7 miles away.15 minutes away, poised on the Hudson River is the historic colonial town of Cold Spring, with plenty of shopping, lovely restaurants and plenty of natural attractions! 30 minutes away is the more bustling vibe of Beacon, NY. Arrange it with Evan or Laura, and we'll bring our two pygmy goats, Buddy & Frieda, up the hill to visit with you.When you book your trip we'll share all the 'EXTRAS' we offer: Camping stove rental, gourmet s'mores kits, fresh ground coffee & muffin breakfast, MetroNorth pickup/dropoff, 'Return to Nature' acupuncture treatments from Evan (L.Ac.), and Organic Indigo Dye workshops with Laura (adjunct professor at parson School of Design).
Camp Coal Tree by TentrrOfficial Tentrr site. Tentrr is a trusted partner of BookOutdoors.Coal Tree Farm is a rare bucolic campsite with all-you-could-want-to-do, in one place. Enjoy the deafening silence in the back meadows of our farm, you are just 1 ½ hours from downtown Manhattan. Queen size Bunk beds to doze on !Fire pit for "smores" etc. General store nearby, also local brewery. Trails that wind through our property are perfect for the nature lover or just those who are curious. The forests are filled with nature so be sure to bring along your hiking boots and you could track over to the Westtown Brew Works, or visit the Secret Pond tucked in below the ravine! Our location boasts a gourmet restaurant in Downtown Westtown, pizza place, deli and general store all within a few minutes. Delaware rive 20 minutes away to go canoeing or tubing !
Putnam Valley, NY
Hunter Brook Mountain by TentrrOfficial Tentrr site. Tentrr is a trusted partner of BookOutdoors.Hunter Brook Mountain campsite offers a perfect opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy the beauty of nature. With its peaceful and wooded surroundings, alongside a scenic mountain creek, it provides a serene environment for camping and relaxation.One of the great things about this campsite is its accessibility. Located only one mile off the Taconic State Parkway and 45 miles north of Manhattan, it's easy to reach while still feeling remote. The 20+ acres of private forest and hiking trails also provide ample opportunities for outdoor exploration and exercise.For those looking for a little more leisure, the open meadow is a great spot to sunbathe or simply take in the surrounding beauty. And with our on-site waterfall, visitors can enjoy the soothing sounds of flowing water.Another nearby attraction is the Chuang Yang Monastery, home of one of the largest Buddhas in the western hemisphere. This could be an excellent opportunity to learn about a different culture and religion.A short drive away is the village of Cold Spring, which offers a great selection of food and drink as well as opportunities for antiquing. This provides a chance to explore the local area and experience some of the local culture.Overall, the Hunter Brook Mountain campsite is an ideal destination for anyone looking to escape and recharge in the beauty of nature, with plenty of opportunities for adventure and relaxation.
Hidden Hollow Pines by TentrrOfficial Tentrr site. Tentrr is a trusted partner of BookOutdoors.Bring out your inner-Lenni Lenape and explore Northwestern New Jersey's Skylands region and the Upper Delaware Valley. This is one of the most beautiful parts of New Jersey with its unique rock formations, pristine forests, and varied fauna and flora. Montague, NJ is the only town in NJ that borders NY and PA. There are no traffic lights and it is not far from the bustle of the surrounding metropolitan area. However, when you wake up here you will feel what our first Americans felt and exclaim "God is great." You can skip church and marvel at what the Creator entrusted the Lenni Lenape or "the common or original people" with.Secluded woodland site off a dead-end street about 1/2 mile from the Delaware River and the nearby attractions include horseback riding, farms, canoeing, biking, etc. Enjoy tall pine trees, hemlock, and a small seasonal creek. The site is situated on a 5-acre lot adjacent to the property owner's other 60 acres and about 40 more state-owned acres that are adjacent to the lot. Very desolate once you're here but only about 5 minutes away from Port Jervis, NY, and 10 minutes away from Milford, PA. Enjoy the Highlands nature at its best including deer, bear, fox, raccoon, turkey, fishers, skunks, porcupines, turtles, snakes, and frogs. Because we are located near the Delaware River the mornings are full of dew and the temperature seems to be about 10 degrees lower than the rest of NJ due to the vibrant foliage and higher elevation. It beats the Jersey Shore in terms of recharging with nature's healing powers.
Pastoral Paradise by TentrrOfficial Tentrr site. Tentrr is a trusted partner of BookOutdoors.Take a short 3-5 minute walk down an old farm lane to find your off-grid campsite tucked within our 42-acre vegetable and livestock farm. Bring your own sheets, pillows and blankets, or add it as an "extra" for a hassle-free stay. Wood is available for sale on site, $1/log. Our tent is equipped with a propane fueled heater - bring a tank if you have one; otherwise, a full tank can be rented for $15. Well water (treated with a UV filter) is located near the parking area - a large water cooler will be pre-filled at your site for your convenience. A charcoal grill is available for use (we recommend brining aluminum foil for easy clean-up). All "extras" can be paid for on site. This is a primitive site - no electricity or water, so please plan accordingly.
East Stroudsburg, PA
Rainbow Camp Pool Site by TentrrOfficial Tentrr site. Tentrr is a trusted partner of BookOutdoors.Come experience the serenity of the outdoors while enjoying the modern amenities and activities of Rainbow Mountain Resort! Located on 26 beautiful acres, Rainbow Mountain Resort has served the LGBTQ community since 1981. Campers will have their own private campsites as well as access to all the resort has to offer, including our spacious built-in pool, dry sauna, gym, sports facilities and hot tub. Play tennis, basketball, shuffleboard, volleyball and more, and then retire to your own slice of outdoor heaven. Take a paddle boat or row boat out on the property's 2-acre pond, or enjoy a delicious meal or cocktail at our on-site bistro!For those who don't want to unplug, the main lobby of the lounge is the perfect place to watch a movie, play a game, or charge your devices. Looking to cut loose? Check out our schedule of events at The Hayloft Playroom, the resort's own nightclub! We don't think you'll want to leave, but should you decide to explore the surrounding areas, the historic town of Stroudsburg is a great destination for shopping, eating and drinking. Bushkill Falls, "The Niagara of Pennsylvania" is just a hike away, or check out the trails at Mount Nebo Park. Whatever you're looking for, you can find it here at Rainbow Mountain!
Bedminster , PA
Nockamixon Forest Camp by TentrrOfficial Tentrr site. Tentrr is a trusted partner of BookOutdoors.Located on top of a ridge that overlooks the winding Tohickon Creek, this 20+ acre campsite is peaceful with abundant wildlife. Secluded enough for you to unwind and relax but conveniently close to the small towns of Ottsville, Easton, Bethlehem, Frenchtown and Doylestown. Spend your time relaxing at camp, at the creek or exploring adjacent Nockamixon State Park. The park offers fishing, paddle boarding and boating opportunities on the lake, and swimming and hiking in the park. Ralph Stover, Peace Valley, Ringing Rocks and Delaware Canal State Parks are only a 15-minute drive for outdoor enthusiasts.The campsite is accessible by car and firewood is included so you can start relaxing as soon as possible. Enjoy your perfect getaway at this peaceful secluded site! Check us out on Instagram: Camp_Nox, feel free to share and tag the photos during your stay!
Pine Bush, NY
Tranquility on the Farm: Riverview by TentrrOfficial Tentrr site. Tentrr is a trusted partner of BookOutdoors.Located on a beautiful 84 acre farm nestled in the heart of the Shawangunk Mountains, find relaxation along the river while fishing for brown trout, perch and crawfish, hike trails on the property and walk next door to our neighbors winery that offers live music. We are approximately a 20 minute ride to many hiking/biking trails, wineries, skiing, sky diving, state parks. Visit the famous ice cave and cliffs in charming Cragsmoor, New York, which is located just 15 minutes away. All that said, there is really no need to go anywhere because everything you'll want to enjoy this unique camping experience outdoors you'll find right here along the Shawangunk Kill. We have two Signature Sites is located on the farm, one with a view of the river and the other with the most magnificent mountain views. Each site includes a canvas tent, queen mattress, Adirondack chairs and a firepit.We are a direct route up the NYS Thruway to Route 17 just 90 minutes NW of NYC and an hour away from Bergen and Rockland Counties. You can easily drive your vehicle directly to your campsite. We hope you consider us for your next weekend or weekday getaway at our five star tents.
Maybrook Farm - The Ridge by TentrrOfficial Tentrr site. Tentrr is a trusted partner of BookOutdoors.Soaring View of Hudson Valley from Gorgeous Ridge on Farm - Direct Access to Empire Rail Trail - Fishing and boating on our Pond! Private hiking or walk to Appalachian Trail! Only 90 minutes from NYC! Breathtaking views from the highest point on our farm. Enjoy the stars at night and sweeping view of hills and valley directly from your tent site. Access your site directly and privately from the main road via a tractor entrance. You can park at the bottom of the ridge and walk only 2-3 minutes up the mowed path to your private tent site, under the shade of many beautiful large trees. 4-wheel drive vehicles can park directly at site. You can also arrive via the Empire Rail Trail bike path! We have a direct private entrance to the farm from the trail with a locked gate. Be aware that much of the farm is in a valley between two ridges -- the bike path is halfway up one ridge, and the tent site is all the way up on the opposite ridge. Getting to the site from the bike path requires walking around and UP via a mowed grassy path. If you have questions, send me a message and I'll be happy to give you more information.The pond has a dock for fishing. There is a seasonal babbling brook (Flatrock Brook) that runs through the farm. Follow the mowed path down and around the 100 acres to access the pond. Farm is filled with wildlife, including species in our protected wetlands. You may see turtles, frogs, bunnies, monarch butterflies, rabbits, deer, wild turkeys, herons, hawks, trout, and every kind of songbird you can imagine. We will provide you with a map for short scenic hiking around the property, as well as maps to fantastic local hiking spots (including several entrances to the Appalachian Trail!) Tons to do in the local area, including breweries, cideries, orchards, restaurants, museums, Stormville Flea Market, and beautiful parks. We will provide a binder full of recommendations and ideas!*Note: this is a working farm and is adjacent to another working farm. Both farms grow hay. There are times of year when tractors and hay carts will be audible during the day. You may be able to hear a rooster in the distance. This is a natural environment and you may encounter normal outdoor bugs and critters like chipmunks, squirrels, mosquitoes, flies, spiders, etc. You may find bear or coyote poop in the middle of the trail.
Pinelands Getaway by TentrrOfficial Tentrr site. Tentrr is a trusted partner of BookOutdoors.Located on the reservoir for the cranberry farm, this is the only campsite on the 200+ acre property. Catch and release fishing and BYO kayak for kayaking only steps away, as is your own private swimming pond! Located less than an hour from the Jersey shore or Philadelphia, Brendan T. Byrne State Forest is your neighbor to the east (less than 2 miles away) with a variety of activities, including many hiking trails, or you are free to walk about the farm for a more leisurely stroll.Convenience and liquor store less than ten minutes by car, less than 20 minutes to a major department store. I have a BBQ grill on site as well. There is also a propane heater includedFirewood is not included: it is available on-site for $10 cash or you may bring your ownNote also NO bedding/linens are provided-be sure to bring your own, nights can be cool!THANK YOU for viewing my campsite, appreciate all my former campers, enjoyed meeting so many interesting fun be great to meet you also in 2023. Looks like last year for the site as a real estate sale is likely later this year so come on down!Get lost in the peace and quiet and natural beauty of one of the last major undeveloped areas on the East Coast, the NJ Pinelands. Peace and Love to All!
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