Top Horse Camping near Big Hill Lake

Looking for a rustic and comfortable horse camping experience near Big Hill Lake? Finding a place to stay in Kansas while traveling with your horse is easy. With our help, you'll find the best Kansas equestrian campsites from scenic to easily accessible.

Best Equestrian Sites Near Big Hill Lake, KS (3)

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    1.

    Overlook

    7 Reviews
    38 Photos
    8 Saves
    Cherryvale, Kansas

    Overview

    Overlook Park is located on the crystal clear Big Hill Lake in southeast Kansas. The lake boasts three campgrounds, three equestrian trails and four day-use areas for the public to enjoy. Camping, picnicking, horseback riding, hiking, swimming, fishing and other outdoor activities abound.

    Recreation

    Overlook is used as a group picnic and fishing area. Nearby, visitors can venture onto several hiking and equestrian trails, including Big Hill Lake Horse Trail, a 17-mile trail with a variety of terrain for all ages to explore. There is also an interpretive trail within the park. Big Hill Lake is known for being a trophy lake for fishing. Principal species of sport fish include largemouth bass, crappie, channel and flathead catfish, bluegill, walleye and smallmouth bass. The lake is also popular for fishing tournaments. Almost all of the land around the lake is open to public hunting, except for parks and areas around the dam and control structures. Principal species hunted are whitetail deer, turkey and squirrel.

    Facilities

    There are three reservable picnic shelters set along the water. Each can accommodate up to 100 people at a time. The facility also provides drinking water and flush toilets for convenience.

    Natural Features

    The park is nestled in the rolling, wooded countryside that is referred to as the Little Ozarks. Picnic shelters are forested and offer sweeping views of the lake. With thick oak-hickory forests surrounded by prairie and farmland, the lake shore supplies a variety of habitats for birds and mammals.

    Nearby Attractions

    Nearby Mound Valley Park has one of the largest sand beaches in southeast Kansas and offers educational programs on Saturday evenings during the summer.

    contact_info

    This location has limited staffing. Please call (620) 336-2741 for general information.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $40 / night

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      2.

      Timber Hill

      2 Reviews
      2 Saves
      Cherryvale, Kansas

      Overview

      Timber Hill is a 20 site non electric campground located on the East side of Big Hill Lake.______

      Recreation

      Adjacent to the boat ramp and horse trails.

      Facilities

      Adjacent to the boat ramp and horse trails.

      Natural Features

      Located on top of the hill amongst oak trees with lots of shade.

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

      $10 / night

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        3.

        Oak Point Campground

        1 Review
        3 Saves
        Farlington, Kansas
        • Pets
        • Fires
        • Electric Hookups
        • Phone Service
        • Reservable
        • ADA Access

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