Top Equestrian Camping near Whiskeytown National Recreation Area

Horse camping is the perfect way to enjoy Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. If you're an equestrian lover who prefers nature-based adventure, yet still wants comfort, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Camping with horses is a beautiful way to experience nature. Find California equestrian campgrounds with ease on The Dyrt.

Best Equestrian Camping Sites Near Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, CA (8)

    Camper-submitted photo from Old Lewiston Bridge RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Old Lewiston Bridge RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Old Lewiston Bridge RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Old Lewiston Bridge RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Old Lewiston Bridge RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Old Lewiston Bridge RV Resort

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    Old Lewiston Bridge RV Resort

    4 Reviews
    17 Photos
    41 Saves
    Lewiston, California
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Horse Camp Primitive Campground — Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Horse Camp Primitive Campground — Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Horse Camp Primitive Campground — Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Horse Camp Primitive Campground — Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Horse Camp Primitive Campground — Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area

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    Horse Camp Primitive Campground — Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area

    3 Reviews
    5 Photos
    20 Saves
    Shasta, California

    Overview

    This campground is located in the southeast corner of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, 15 miles west of Redding, California, and three and a half hours north of Sacramento. This is the only campground in the park that can accommodate camping with horses, but horseback riders must share the campground with visitors who may not have horses. The cool, clear waters of Whiskeytown Lake provide endless water activities. The picturesque mountain setting and extensive forested backcountry offer ample opportunities for horseback riding, hiking and biking.

    Recreation

    During the summer heat, swimming, kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding and water skiing are popular on the 3,200 acre lake. Year round, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, gold panning, fishing and picnicking attract visitors. Hunting is allowed in the appropriate season.

    Facilities

    During the summer heat, swimming, kayaking, sailing, paddle boarding and water skiing are popular on the 3,200 acre lake. Year round, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, gold panning, fishing and picnicking attract visitors. Hunting is allowed in the appropriate season.

    Natural Features

    Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is located where the Klamath Mountains, Cascade and Coast Mountain Ranges, and the Sacramento Valley meet, creating a wide variety of wildlife and landscapes. Foothill pines lightly shade Horse Camp.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (530) 246-1225.

    Nearby Attractions

    Brandy Creek Beach is located five and a half miles from the campground and features sandy beaches, a large swimming area, picnicking and barbecuing facilities. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, there are showers, a store with food and supplies and rentals of paddle boards and kayaks.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Equestrian

    $20 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Philpot Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Philpot Campground

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    Philpot Campground

    2 Reviews
    2 Photos
    4 Saves
    Hayfork, California
    • Pets
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • Equestrian
    • Cabins
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    Camper-submitted photo from Philpot Picnic Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Philpot Picnic Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Philpot Picnic Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Philpot Picnic Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Philpot Picnic Area

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    Philpot Picnic Area

    1 Review
    5 Photos
    Hayfork, California

    This facility has__6 picnic spots. There is no water system and it is unpaved access to the facility.__The facility provides hiking access__for the Philpot Interpretive Trail.

    • Tents
    • Equestrian
    • Cabins
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Tent Cabin
    • Glamping
    Camper-submitted photo from Horse Flat Campground

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    Horse Flat Campground

    2 Reviews
    1 Photo
    8 Saves
    Callahan, California

    Located approximately 40 north on State Hwy 3 from Weaverville, this campground offers 10 units that can accomodate trailers up to 16'. There is no piped water.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Equestrian
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
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      Hidden Horse Equestrian Campground

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      Callahan, California

      Overview

      The Hidden Horse Equestrian Campground is located at the Southern edge of the Klamath National Forest on the South Fork of the Salmon River. Offering a total of six equestrian sites, only one of these sites, #6, is available for reservation.

      Recreation

      The Hidden Horse Equestrian Campground is adjacent to the Trinity Alps Wilderness, Russian Wilderness and the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. From this site, you can ride to three trailheads that access several wilderness lakes and countless miles of trails.

      Facilities

      The Hidden Horse Equestrian Campground is adjacent to the Trinity Alps Wilderness, Russian Wilderness and the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. From this site, you can ride to three trailheads that access several wilderness lakes and countless miles of trails.

      Natural Features

      The Klamath National Forest encompasses nearly 2 million acres of land straddling the California and Oregon border. The Klamath is a vast array of mountains, streams, lakes, and, at elevations ranging from 450 to 8,900 feet, is home to diverse plant life and nearly 400 animal species. The partially shaded campground sits at an elevation of 5,800 feet.

      Nearby Attractions

      Trinity Alps Wilderness, Russian Wilderness and the Pacific Crest Trail all are nearby and offer hiking and horseback riding opportunities.

      • Fires
      • Equestrian
      • Picnic Table
      • Drinking Water

      $10 / night

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        Hidden Horse Campground

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        Callahan, California

        Hidden Horse has 6 campsites, one of which is designed to be accessible for people with disabilities. Each site has four 12'x12' corral stalls, but there are no watering troughs, so campers must bring their own buckets.

        • ADA Access
        • Tents
        • Equestrian

        $10 / night

        Camper-submitted photo from Carter Meadows Horse Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Carter Meadows Horse Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Carter Meadows Horse Campground
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        Carter Meadows Horse Campground

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        Callahan, California

        Overview

        The Carter Meadows Horse Group Campground lies at the southern edge of the Klamath National Forest on the South Fork of the Salmon River. Designed for large groups with horses, the camp's proximity to the Trinity Alps Wilderness and the Pacific Crest Trail makes the site popular with riders and hikers.

        Recreation

        The Carter Meadows Horse Group Site is adjacent to the Trinity Alps Wilderness and the Pacific Crest Trail. From this site, groups can ride to three trailheads that access several wilderness lakes and many miles of trails. Fishing is available in nearby streams and wilderness lakes.

        Facilities

        The Carter Meadows Horse Group Site is adjacent to the Trinity Alps Wilderness and the Pacific Crest Trail. From this site, groups can ride to three trailheads that access several wilderness lakes and many miles of trails. Fishing is available in nearby streams and wilderness lakes.

        Natural Features

        The Klamath National Forest encompasses nearly 2 million acres of land straddling the California and Oregon border. The Klamath is a vast array of mountains, streams and lakes and, at elevations ranging from 450 to 8,900 feet, is home to diverse plant life and nearly 400 animal species. The partially shaded campground sits at an altitude of 5,800 feet.

        Nearby Attractions

        A short drive away, the Carter Meadows Summit is accessible for day hikes along the Pacific Crest Trail to Hidden and South Fork Lakes.

        • Pets
        • Fires
        • Group
        • Equestrian
        • Picnic Table

        $50 / night


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