Top Horse Camping near La Crescent, MN

Are you an equestrian lover who prefers a more rustic experience when you visit La Crescent? It's easy to find La Crescent campgrounds for horse camping with The Dyrt. You're sure to find the perfect site for your Minnesota horse camping excursion.

Best Equestrian Sites Near La Crescent, MN (9)

    Camper-submitted photo from Wildcat Mountain State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Wildcat Mountain State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Wildcat Mountain State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Wildcat Mountain State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Wildcat Mountain State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Wildcat Mountain State Park Campground

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    Wildcat Mountain State Park Campground

    19 Reviews
    45 Photos
    145 Saves
    Ontario, Wisconsin

    Wildcat Mountain State Park Campground is a gem tucked away in the scenic driftless area of Wisconsin. This place is perfect for those who love a mix of tranquility and adventure. The campground itself is perched on a ridge, offering some stunning views of the Kickapoo River Valley. If you’re into hiking, you’ll find plenty of trails with varying levels of difficulty. The Ice Cave trail is a quick and neat walk, while the Old Settlers Trail offers a bit more of a challenge with its elevation changes.

    For those who enjoy water activities, the Kickapoo River is a highlight. Canoeing and kayaking are popular here, and the river’s scenic beauty is hard to beat. Some visitors have mentioned that the river stretches can take nearly all day, so pack a lunch and enjoy the ride. There’s even a picnic site at Wildcat Landing, perfect for a mid-paddle break.

    The campground offers a mix of tent, RV, and glamping accommodations. The cart-in sites are particularly praised for their privacy and the convenience of provided carts to haul your gear. If you prefer a bit more comfort, there are electric hookups available, and the shower facilities are noted for being clean and well-maintained.

    Pets are welcome, and you can have a campfire to complete that classic camping experience. Just remember to grab your firewood before the sales end for the day. The nearby town of Ontario has a general store and a couple of bars if you need to stock up on supplies or just want to grab a drink.

    Overall, Wildcat Mountain State Park Campground offers a peaceful retreat with plenty of activities to keep you busy. Whether you’re here for the hiking, the river, or just to relax and take in the views, you’re in for a treat.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Reno Horse Campground — R.J.D. Memorial Hardwood State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Reno Horse Campground — R.J.D. Memorial Hardwood State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Reno Horse Campground — R.J.D. Memorial Hardwood State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Reno Horse Campground — R.J.D. Memorial Hardwood State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Reno Horse Campground — R.J.D. Memorial Hardwood State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Reno Horse Campground — R.J.D. Memorial Hardwood State Forest
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      Camper-submitted photo from Forestville Mystery Cave State Park Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Forestville Mystery Cave State Park Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Forestville Mystery Cave State Park Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Forestville Mystery Cave State Park Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Forestville Mystery Cave State Park Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Forestville Mystery Cave State Park Campground

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      Forestville Mystery Cave State Park Campground

      17 Reviews
      54 Photos
      86 Saves
      Preston, Minnesota

      Forestville Mystery Cave State Park Campground is a gem tucked away near Preston, MN. This place is perfect if you're looking to escape into nature without straying too far from civilization. The campground offers a mix of tent, RV, cabin, and even glamping accommodations, so there's something for everyone.

      One of the standout features here is the cave tours. Visitors rave about them, and they're a must-do if you're staying in the park. Just a short drive from the campground, the cave tours offer a fascinating glimpse into the underground world. The park also has some great hiking trails, including the Big Spring Trail, which is a favorite among campers. Some trails are shared with horseback riders, but there's plenty of room for everyone.

      The campsites themselves are pretty spacious and private, with many offering partial shade and level gravel pads. Site #42, for example, is noted for its privacy and ample space. The shower facilities and latrines are kept clean, which is always a plus. Fire rings are available at each site, and you can purchase firewood on-site.

      If you're into fishing, the park has cold water trout streams that are shallow enough to wade in. It's a great spot to relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. The historic Forestville area is also worth a visit, though tours are limited to certain days.

      Overall, Forestville Mystery Cave State Park Campground offers a serene and secluded camping experience with plenty of activities to keep you entertained. Whether you're hiking, exploring caves, or just kicking back by the fire, this place has got you covered.

      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Electric Hookups
      • Reservable
      • ADA Access
      • RVs

      $35 / night

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        Camper-submitted photo from Maple Springs Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Maple Springs Campground
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        Maple Springs Campground

        10 Reviews
        8 Photos
        20 Saves
        Preston, Minnesota
        • Pets
        • Fires
        • Electric Hookups
        • Phone Service
        • Reservable
        • RVs

        $35 / night

        Camper-submitted photo from Pietrek County Park
        Camper-submitted photo from Pietrek County Park
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        Camper-submitted photo from Pietrek County Park
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        Pietrek County Park

        2 Reviews
        19 Photos
        10 Saves
        Galesville, Wisconsin
        • Pets
        • Fires
        • Electric Hookups
        • Phone Service
        • ADA Access
        • RVs
        Camper-submitted photo from Frontier Equestrian Campground — Yellow River State Forest
        Camper-submitted photo from Frontier Equestrian Campground — Yellow River State Forest
        Camper-submitted photo from Frontier Equestrian Campground — Yellow River State Forest
        Camper-submitted photo from Frontier Equestrian Campground — Yellow River State Forest
        Camper-submitted photo from Frontier Equestrian Campground — Yellow River State Forest
        Camper-submitted photo from Frontier Equestrian Campground — Yellow River State Forest

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        Frontier Equestrian Campground — Yellow River State Forest

        1 Review
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        1 Save
        Waterville, Iowa

        Yellow River State Forest is a perfect place to explore some of Iowa's best hiking trails. Located in northeast Iowa in Allamakee County, the forest is part of the "driftless area" that escaped the glaciers during the most recent ice age. The forest consists of 8,900 acres of hardwood and coniferous forest and is comprised of 6 units.

        The Paint Creek Unit is of primary interest to the recreationist, with well-kept camping areas, equestrian accommodations, fishing, hunting, and over 45 miles of trails for hiking, equestrian riding, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling.

        Frontier equestrian campgrounds are non-modern and have non-electric sites with hitching rails and vault toilets

        • Pets
        • Fires
        • Reservable
        • Tents
        • Equestrian

        $16 / night

        Camper-submitted photo from Creekside Equestrian Campground — Yellow River State Forest
        Camper-submitted photo from Creekside Equestrian Campground — Yellow River State Forest
        Camper-submitted photo from Creekside Equestrian Campground — Yellow River State Forest
        Camper-submitted photo from Creekside Equestrian Campground — Yellow River State Forest
        Camper-submitted photo from Creekside Equestrian Campground — Yellow River State Forest
        Camper-submitted photo from Creekside Equestrian Campground — Yellow River State Forest

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        Creekside Equestrian Campground — Yellow River State Forest

        1 Review
        8 Photos
        Waterville, Iowa

        The Creekside and Frontier equestrian campgrounds are non-modern and have non-electric sites with hitching rails and vault toilets. There is no drinking water located in the campgrounds at Yellow River State Forest but it is available at the A-frame information center located on State Forest Road near Big Paint Campground approximately four miles off Highway 76.

        Yellow River State Forest is a perfect place to explore some of Iowa's best hiking trails. Located in northeast Iowa in Allamakee County, the forest is part of the "driftless area" that escaped the glaciers during the most recent ice age. The forest consists of 8,900 acres of hardwood and coniferous forest and is comprised of 6 units. The Paint Creek Unit is of primary interest to the recreationist, with well-kept camping areas, equestrian accommodations, fishing, hunting, and over 45 miles of trails for hiking, equestrian riding, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.

        • Pets
        • Fires
        • Reservable
        • RVs
        • Tents
        • Equestrian

        $12 / night


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      Frequently Asked Questions

      Which is the most popular equestrian campsite near La Crescent, MN?

      According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular equestrian campground near La Crescent, MN is Wildcat Mountain State Park Campground with a 4.6-star rating from 19 reviews.

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