Catskill, NY

The Old Catskill Game Farm Abandoned Zoo: Mountain View Site

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Stay at and explore what was the site of The Catskill Game Farm, America's first and largest privately owned zoo. The tent is tucked into hundreds of acres of uninhabited land giving you the perfect campsite getaway on a truly unique Catskills property. The property sits on 203 mountainside acres with 100+ buildings and old animal shelters, 3.5 miles of paved pathways and remnants of the abandoned zoo still in tact.

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Winter Ready
This is a Tentrr Signature Site
This site has been scouted and personally selected by our team and set up with the standard Tentrr kit.
Site Highlights
  • Parking On-Site
  • 14 campers
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 11:00
  • 72 hour cancellation
  • Pet friendly
Overview

If you are attempting to book this site and having any issues with availability (i.e. calendar shows "available" but you are still unable to book) please email hello@tentrr.com for assistance :) **DISCLAIMER** - This year is one of the worst tick seasons ever. Please be mindful of ticks while you are camping, we are tucked in 200+ acres of wilderness so please be prepared to repel and protect against ticks during your stay. Located on the edge of a pine grove, this site has a beautiful view of the Catskill Mountains. Plenty of space to have family and friends spread out, pop up tens and join on the adventure. All 4 of our sites now include: -Hotel Quality Memory Foam Mattress -Sheets and pillow cases upon request -Pillows, comforter and other bedding must be provided by the camper -Direct access to 25+ miles of private hiking/mountain biking trails including swimming holes and waterfalls to explore -The Abandoned Zoo with 3.5 miles of paved walkways + many miles of wooded trails. There is a police training area about a half of a mile up the road. Occasionally you can hear shooting. It is perfectly safe and doesn't often last long.

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Site Guidelines

-Please SHOP in your LOCAL area, try to carefully prepare to not go into local towns/communities if avoidable, just to reduce the spread of COVID-19. -Do not bring wood from more than 10 miles from the site -Do not bring glass if avoidable -Do not enter zoo area after dark -Carefully read through the email you will receive with details and information before your stay -There ARE restaurants that will deliver to our property if you would like to order in while visiting.

Jenifer
CampKeeper
Stay under the stars at an abandoned zoo and what was America's first and largest privately owned zoo
Site Rules
Respect the land and tent as you would your own.
  • What you carry in, you must carry out!
  • Check campsite for trash or belongings.
  • Carefully pack up the dome tent (if you used it).
  • Clean out Tentrr CampBox (take your BBQ sauce!).
  • Place (empty) Tentrr Loo inside canvas tent.
  • Zip up all tent windows and doors (clasps, too).
  • Take garbage bag(s) to designated trash point (check with your Campkeeper).
  • Clean up after your dog.
  • Clean grill with brush after use.
Respect & Safety
  • Don't carve your name into anything.
  • Don't cut down trees.
  • Look out for poison ivy, poison oak and sumac.
  • Check yourself for ticks every 6 hours.
The minimum cleaning fee is $50 and will be charged for leaving a campsite a mess.
Cancellation

Any confirmed booking may be cancelled or changed prior to 72 hours before your check-in time (12:00pm on the first day of the booking) without penalty.

If you cancel or change your reservation within 72 hours of your check-in time, you will be refunded 50% of the total booking cost. We do this to be fair to our Campers and our CampKeepers!