Top Horse Camping near Louisville, KY

Are you an equestrian lover who prefers a more rustic experience when you visit Louisville? Finding a place to stay in Kentucky while traveling with your horse has never been easier. You're sure to find the perfect site for your Kentucky horse camping excursion.

Best Equestrian Sites Near Louisville, KY (8)

    Camper-submitted photo from Taylorsville Lake State Park Campground
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    1.

    Taylorsville Lake State Park Campground

    29 Reviews
    53 Photos
    144 Saves
    Mount Eden, Kentucky

    Camp out in Taylorsville Lakes RV campground, which has a central service building with laundry. Ten sites of the campground are set aside for horse camping. These sites have water and electricity and share the RV camp's laundry room.

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

    $21 - $32 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Clifty Falls State Park Campground
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    2.

    Clifty Falls State Park Campground

    43 Reviews
    167 Photos
    230 Saves
    Madison, Indiana

    Clifty Falls State Park Campground, near Madison, Indiana, is a gem for those who love a mix of rugged hiking and convenient camping. This place is open year-round, so you can enjoy its beauty in any season. The park itself is known for its stunning hiking trails, which can be quite challenging but reward you with breathtaking views of sheer rock walls, steep cliffs, and vibrant fall colors. The waterfalls, though sometimes just a trickle, add to the park's charm.

    The campground offers a range of amenities to make your stay comfortable. You can bring your pets along, and there's drinking water and electric hookups available. Fires are allowed, and you can even buy firewood on-site. The campground is also big rig friendly, which is a plus for RV travelers.

    Some visitors have noted that the bathrooms and showers could use a bit more attention, but overall, the facilities are functional. The push-button showers might test your patience, but hey, it's all part of the adventure, right? The park also has a sanitary dump and sewer hookups, making it convenient for longer stays.

    One of the highlights of staying here is the proximity to the historic town of Madison. It's a small town with local shops and eateries, perfect for a quick day trip. The park's trails are well-loved, though some have mentioned that they could be better marked. So, plan for a bit of extra time on your hikes.

    In summary, Clifty Falls State Park Campground is a fantastic spot for those who appreciate nature's beauty and don't mind a few quirks. The hiking is top-notch, the scenery is stunning, and the nearby town of Madison adds a nice touch to the overall experience.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from O'Bannon Woods State Park Campground
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    3.

    O'Bannon Woods State Park Campground

    15 Reviews
    42 Photos
    125 Saves
    Leavenworth, Indiana

    Welcome to O'Bannon Woods State Park Campground, a fantastic spot near Corydon, Indiana. This place has a lot to offer, whether you're into hiking, mountain biking, or just kicking back and relaxing. The campground is open all year and has a solid 4.5-star rating, so you know it's a hit with visitors.

    One of the standout features here is the variety of trails. There's a trailhead right within the campground, making it super convenient for those who want to hike without driving anywhere. If you're up for a bit of adventure, check out the trail to the old abandoned bridge or climb the fire tower for some killer views. Horseback riding is also popular, and experienced cavers will find plenty to explore, though you'll need a permit for the caves.

    The campground itself is well-kept and organized, with amenities like electric hookups, showers, and toilets. Pets are welcome, and you can even bring your big rig. There's also a sanitary dump and sewer hookups, making it RV-friendly. For those who love a good campfire, fires are allowed, and you can buy firewood on-site.

    Families will appreciate the multiple play areas for kids and the nearby pool with a splash pad and water slides. The nature center is a hit with both kids and adults, offering educational exhibits and critters to check out. If you're into kayaking, the Blue River is nearby and perfect for a paddle.

    Cell service is decent, with T-Mobile and AT&T both getting a few bars, so you won't be completely off the grid. Just a heads-up, ticks can be a bit of a nuisance, so come prepared.

    Overall, O'Bannon Woods State Park Campground is a great place for a weekend getaway or a longer stay. Whether you're hiking, biking, or just chilling by the campfire, there's something here for everyone.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    4.

    Otter Creek Park Campground

    9 Reviews
    7 Photos
    74 Saves
    Garrett, Kentucky
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $12 - $22 / night

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    5.

    Youngs Creek Horse Camp

    7 Reviews
    7 Photos
    27 Saves
    Paoli, Indiana

    Overview

    A primitive campground with vault toilets, hitching racks, and a picnic shelter is available. Around 12 and half miles of trails are available for hiking, mountain biking and horse riding.

    Recreation

    The Youngs Creek Campground provides access to the 12.7-mile Youngs Creek multiple use trail for horseback riding, mountain biking, and hiking.____

    Facilities

    The Youngs Creek Campground provides access to the 12.7-mile Youngs Creek multiple use trail for horseback riding, mountain biking, and hiking.____

    Natural Features

    Shady trails, scenic hardwood forests and a variety of terrain

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    Camper-submitted photo from Cecilia Campgrounds
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    Cecilia Campgrounds

    2 Reviews
    6 Photos
    1 Save
    Elizabethtown, Kentucky
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $20 - $50 / night

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      7.

      Come Again Horse Camp

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      Leavenworth, Indiana

      Camping is available by reservation prior to arrival only, see "RESERVATIONS".

      Day parking is available to those who call in advance of arrival to obtain a site assignment.
      
      Assigned camp sites are subject to change for maintenance or to improve camper accommodations.
      
      Upon arrival, pull your rig into the driveway toward camp on the left, leaving room for other rigs behind you, to verify your assigned camp site.  
      
      Check in at the office. 
      
      Or if no one is available, find your assigned camp site on the board by the office door to determine how you want to approach and park in your site.  Norman or Melissa will soon welcome you and check you in at your site.

      Know that this is the only privately owned camp with a trail lease to access the 24,000 acre Harrison-Crawford State Forest using the horse trail system. Over 30 miles of well marked trails located north of the Blue River may be accessed from here, When the Blue River is at normal pool, approximately 50 more miles of trails may be explored by crossing the river.

      20 camp sites with electric hook up & 10 non-electric camp sites, graveled among mature trees, with picket & hitching posts are available with reservations (no stalls). Water faucets (cisterned city water) are dispersed thru-out. A picnic pavilion is open to campers or can be reserved for group events. Clean portapots are provided, however no showers or dump station yet.

      • Pets
      • Fires
      • RVs
      • Tents
      • Equestrian
      • Market

      $20 / night

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        8.

        Hideaway at Two Crane Lake

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        5 Saves
        Owenton, Kentucky
        • Pets
        • Fires
        • Reservable
        • Equestrian
        • Standard (Tent/RV)
        • Trash

        $36 - $45 / night


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      Frequently Asked Questions

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      According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular equestrian campground near Louisville, KY is Taylorsville Lake State Park Campground with a 4.3-star rating from 29 reviews.

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