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Turkey Hill

Space for 1 Rig
40 ft max
2 nights maximum

Notice Required
Same day is okay
1 month max
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  • Slideouts Allowed
  • Generators Allowed
  • Barbecues Allowed
  • Lawnchairs Allowed
  • Pets Welcome


  • Tow Vehicle Parking
  • Campfire Ring
  • Off-Leash Area


A small rural acreage nestled between two orchards, just off of highway 15 and only a few minutes from larger shopping centers.

Access to a private 8 acre stocked fishing lake (dock/shore/Kayak/Canoe fishing for bass, bluegill, crappie, sunfish).
Fire-pit is provided and firewood is available onsite (donations welcome)

Raw honey is for sale seasonally depending on availability.
Farm Fresh eggs are available upon request. (donations welcome)

Lots of wildlife (deer, turkey, rabbits, squirrels, hawks, falcons, etc).
RV Parking area is on the grass just off the main driveway.

House Rules

Quiet hours 10pm-8am local
Pick up after pets
No dumping of grey or black water
Cigarette butts in trash not on the ground

Access Road Conditions

1 mile of paved country road (a bit rough in sections) leads to a 50' section of packed gravel access road and then left onto a paved driveway. This is a country road, so some of the taller rigs my have difficulty with low hanging branches. 12' tall or less should have no issues at all.

Tow Vehicle Parking Details

Gravel parking area in front of barn, directly across from rig.


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Site may be unavailable for larger rigs after heavy rainfall. I don't want you getting stuck.


Belleville, IL, United States of America

Suggested Local Attractions

Just a short walk away
Braeutigam Orchards - June-Oct -

< 5 minute drive
Eckert's orchards - Year round -
Beast Craft BBQ - #1 BBQ in the state
The Weingarten - an open-air wine bar and private event space offering a relaxing, rustic setting located on acres of beautiful countryside. -
St Clair County Event Center (flea markets, auctions, gun shows, etc) -

Only ~25 minutes from the St Louis Arch and downtown St Louis

Your Host

Member Since
April 3, 2021
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References for Turkey Hill


July 2021

Excellent stay!

We were very lucky to find this great accommodation! Our host was incredible and treated us to a fantastic time. The eggs, the fishing, the conversation- just wonderful! Thank you again!


July 2021

Hidden 💎 gem

Wonderful stay, very nice gentleman.
Safe and serene , even caught a couple fish!
Thanks again BW Host!


July 2021

Beautiful place

Host was super welcoming. Greeted us the a dozen farm fresh eggs. Invited us walk around his beautiful property complete with chickens, fishing pond, and solar panels. We catch a large bluegill fish in the pond which we released. We visited the fresh market down the street and very much enjoyed our stay.


July 2021

Great host…we’ll be back

Gracious and welcoming hosts. Beautiful property. Fresh eggs from their hens were delicious. Many outdoor activities and STL are nearby. We plan to come back again in the future.


June 2021

Just Like Staying with Family

I felt so welcomed and safe here. Very lovely place to stay and the pond was super relaxing after a day of driving. Sure hope my travels bring me back here again sometime.


June 2021

Beautiful spot

Enjoyed the quiet location, seeing the beehives and our discussion on bees. Loved the pond and the fishing. A farm market and bakery was less then 1/2 mile walk.


June 2021

Great Small Farm near STL

K7DZE have a great place to RV stay SE of St. Louis (STL). We shared bee lore from Florida. Learned much to improve our bee keeping. Their gift of a dozen eggs from their chickens was a great treat. Local area Tractor Supply helped on some upgrades. Nearby Eckerts, a farm store, has some great buys. A light rail station is nearby for the hour ride in to STL. With all this, there's still allot of rolling cornfields and farms. Beautiful.


June 2021

Wonderful Host Wonderful Wonderful Place

We enjoyed our stay at a beautiful place with wonderful hosts. :)


May 2021


This is a beautiful property. We were disappointed we were only there for one night and couldn't fully enjoy it all. We would have loved to check out the little lake and do some fishing. We did see lots of lightning bugs and the kids enjoyed running in thr field chasing and trying to catch them. We will definitely stay here again if we are back in the area.


May 2021

Super friendly and amazing people

This is such a beautiful place to stay at, and the hosts were so amazing! Would definitely stay here again!


May 2021

You'll regret not staying here

Had such an amazing time with our host and his wife that we extended our stay with an additional visit. You can't ask to meet better people, they are and absolute delight to be around. The farm fresh eggs are great, we learned about bee farming as well as chicken farming. It was so nice to walk around the open property and relax on the dock by the lake. 10/10 we would stay here a million times over if we could, we cannot express or tell you how wonderful this place is, and when you reach the dragon the adventure begins. its also only 25 mins away from st louis.


May 2021

Breath taking!!

Absolutely amazing hosts and homestead! Both hosts are amazing people and super helpful with everything. They gave us amazing food references to eat at locally and took us fishing. They were generous enough to let us use some fishing poles. The homestead is very peaceful and relaxing. Differently try the fresh eggs!


May 2021

Beautiful space

Gracious and welcoming hosts. Very Pleasant experience. Beautiful piece of property. (Thanks for the lender poles, it was the highlight of our boys trip)