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Lakefront HipCamp Approved Campsite (private )

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Lakefront HipCamp Approved Campsite (private )

4 guests1 bed0 baths
4 guests
1 bed
0 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the campsite to yourself.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Highly rated host
Derrick has received 5-star ratings from 100% of recent guests.

When you wake up after a day of fishing and a night of campfire stories with the mist in the air and this peaceful lakefront view you will know God is good and you are alive. The air is more crisp and clean and the birds sing you a personal lul-a- bye.
Your camp site comes with a tent⛺, fire pit🔥 sleeping bag, camping grill. This site is adjacent to a city park with a playground and restrooms.


Lake access
Unavailable: Smoke detector
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 floor mattress



10 reviews
Quick responses
Outstanding hospitality
Jackie User Profile
November 2019
Great private campsite, will be back!
Trevor User Profile
October 2019
Excellent weekend getaway. The lakefront location is perfect and even has a fire pit. Derrick has excellent communication and gives you easy to follow directions on how to get to the site. Would highly recommend!
Elaine User Profile
September 2019
I’m a return camper at Derricks site! As always it was a perfect stay! Derrick is a great host and we appreciated the extra touches he left for our stay! I highly recommend Derricks camping spot and I know I’ll be back again soon!
Taryn User Profile
June 2019
Derricks place was great! We spent the night fishing, making s’mores, and doing all cliche camping things. There was a soccer game nearby so cars drove in and out for a while but once they were gone it was completely silent and felt very private. I love how accessible this site…
Derrick User Profile
Response from Derrick:
Taryn, thank you for the review. Many campers bring their own sleeping bag so I forgive me for forgetting.
June 2019
Elaine User Profile
June 2019
Derricks campsite is amazing! The location is perfect! You are super close to the bathrooms, trails and playground but when you are at the site you wouldn’t know it as it is peaceful and serene. Derrick is also a fantastic host. I must’ve asked him a trillion questions and…
Simon User Profile
April 2019
Great stay like being in the countryside but not that far away Thanks to Derrick for all the thoughtful preparations
Derrick User Profile
Response from Derrick:
Simon you and the family are always welcome. Think of it as your private local nature getaway.
April 2019
James User Profile
November 2018
Outstanding camp site. Had a really nice time and Derrick was a phenomenal host. Highly recommend!!

Hosted by Derrick

Durham, NCJoined in January 2015
Derrick User Profile
10 Reviews
I was born in Durham, NC. I am a writer and teacher. I have a wife and daughter. I love nature and the outdoors. Love, jazz music, grilled burgers and the ball game.
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Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 10AM
Checkout: 1PM
After 10AM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
  • No parties or events
  • Pets are allowed
  • Smoking is allowed