Top Horse Camping near Olney, IL

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Best Equestrian Sites Near Olney, IL (5)

    Camper-submitted photo from Red Hills Lake State Park — Red Hills State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Red Hills Lake State Park — Red Hills State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Red Hills Lake State Park — Red Hills State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Red Hills Lake State Park — Red Hills State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Red Hills Lake State Park — Red Hills State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Red Hills Lake State Park — Red Hills State Park

    1.

    Red Hills Lake State Park — Red Hills State Park

    9 Reviews
    11 Photos
    15 Saves
    Sumner, Illinois

    For longer stays at Red Hills State Park, there are more than 100 Class A campsites with vehicular access that provide electricity, a sanitary dump station, water and access to a modern handicapped-accessible building with showers and flush toilets. Some sites are pull-through with 50 amp service.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Harmonie State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Harmonie State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Harmonie State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Harmonie State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Harmonie State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Harmonie State Park Campground

    2.

    Harmonie State Park Campground

    34 Reviews
    99 Photos
    76 Saves
    New Harmony, Indiana

    Harmonie State Park Campground, nestled near New Harmony, Indiana, is a gem for those looking to escape into nature. Open year-round, this campground offers a mix of tent, RV, cabin, and even glamping accommodations. The sites are spacious, with some offering electric hookups, though water hookups are not available directly at the sites.

    One of the standout features here is the abundance of amenities. You’ll find clean and functional bathhouses with showers, though the push-button showers might take a minute to heat up. There are multiple playgrounds for the kids, picnic tables for family meals, and a nature center that hosts various events, especially during the summer. The campground also has a market where you can purchase essentials like ice and firewood.

    For those who enjoy outdoor activities, Harmonie State Park has plenty to offer. There are numerous walking and biking trails, and the park provides access to the Wabash River, perfect for a bit of fishing or a peaceful riverside stroll. The nearby town of New Harmony is worth a visit for its unique history, quaint shops, coffee spots, and dining options.

    Visitors have noted the friendly staff and the overall cleanliness of the campground. However, be prepared for the local wildlife; raccoons and other critters are known to make appearances, so keep your food secured. Also, the bugs can be relentless, so pack your insect repellent.

    Overall, Harmonie State Park Campground is a fantastic spot for a family getaway or a quiet retreat into nature. Whether you’re here for a weekend or an extended stay, you’ll find plenty to keep you entertained and relaxed.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $30 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area

    3.

    Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area

    13 Reviews
    9 Photos
    12 Saves
    Kinmundy, Illinois

    Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area near Iuka, IL, is a solid spot for camping with a mix of tent, RV, cabin, and even glamping accommodations. The campground is open from mid-May to late December, offering a good stretch of time to enjoy the outdoors.

    One of the standout features here is the availability of electric and water hookups, making it convenient for RV campers. The campground also has showers and toilets, which are pretty standard for a state park. If you’re into fishing, there's a lake that’s big enough for ski boats but also nice for kayaking. Some folks have mentioned that the fishing could be better, but it’s still a decent spot to cast a line.

    For those who like to stay active, there are hiking trails, though a few campers noted that the trails could use better markings. If you’re bringing pets, they’ll have a blast chasing squirrels around the campground. And if you’re planning a campfire, you’re in luck—there’s plenty of wood available, and you don’t even need to bring your own.

    The campground is also pretty quiet, especially if you’re there during the off-peak times. Some campers have mentioned that the sites are well-spaced, giving you a bit of privacy. Plus, there’s a market nearby if you need to pick up any essentials.

    Overall, Stephen A. Forbes State Recreation Area offers a good mix of amenities and activities, making it a worthwhile stop whether you’re planning a quick overnight stay or a longer camping trip.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Oblong Park and Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Oblong Park and Lake

    4.

    Oblong Park and Lake

    4 Reviews
    2 Photos
    6 Saves
    Newton, Illinois
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Sam Dale Lake State Conservation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Sam Dale Lake State Conservation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Sam Dale Lake State Conservation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Sam Dale Lake State Conservation Area

    5.

    Sam Dale Lake State Conservation Area

    3 Reviews
    4 Photos
    3 Saves
    Johnsonville, Illinois
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which is the most popular equestrian campsite near Olney, IL?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular equestrian campground near Olney, IL is Red Hills Lake State Park — Red Hills State Park with a 4.2-star rating from 9 reviews.

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