Top Horse Camping near Hillsboro, TX

Are you an equestrian lover who prefers a more rustic experience when you visit Hillsboro? Finding a place to stay in Texas while traveling with your horse is easy. Search nearby equestrian campsites or find top-rated spots from other campers.

Best Equestrian Sites Near Hillsboro, TX (22)

    Camper-submitted photo from Dinosaur Valley State Park — Dinosaur Valley State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Dinosaur Valley State Park — Dinosaur Valley State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Dinosaur Valley State Park — Dinosaur Valley State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Dinosaur Valley State Park — Dinosaur Valley State Park
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    1.

    Dinosaur Valley State Park — Dinosaur Valley State Park

    58 Reviews
    265 Photos
    322 Saves
    Glen Rose, Texas

    Find dinosaur tracks, camp, picnic, hike, mountain bike, swim, fish and paddle in the river, watch for wildlife, look for a geocache, ride your horse, or visit our interpretive center.

    Stay at one of our campsites. Explore 20 miles of trails. Shop our park store for souvenirs, camping and fishing supplies, books and much more.

    Discover dinosaur tracks It’s easy to find dinosaur tracks in the park – just head to the river!

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

    $15 - $25 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from McCown Valley Park
    Camper-submitted photo from McCown Valley Park
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    Camper-submitted photo from McCown Valley Park
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    2.

    McCown Valley Park

    10 Reviews
    15 Photos
    38 Saves
    Whitney, Texas

    Overview

    McCown Valley is located on Whitney Lake on the main channel of the Brazos River in Central Texas. Over two million people visit Whitney Lake each year to enjoy the plethora of recreational activities and scenic beauty the lake provides.

    Recreation

    McCown Valley offers five miles of trails in its equestrian park. Visitors enjoy riding their horses through open pastures and wooded areas near the lake. Boating, fishing, swimming, canoeing and kayaking are popular activities at Whitney Lake. Anglers can fish for a variety of bass, crappie and catfish with a state fishing license.

    Facilities

    McCown Valley offers five miles of trails in its equestrian park. Visitors enjoy riding their horses through open pastures and wooded areas near the lake. Boating, fishing, swimming, canoeing and kayaking are popular activities at Whitney Lake. Anglers can fish for a variety of bass, crappie and catfish with a state fishing license.

    Natural Features

    The park is situated on the lakeshore among gently rolling hills covered with cedar, Live oak and Post oak. Deer and wild turkeys roam the area.

    Nearby Attractions

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

    $30 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Liberty Hill Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Liberty Hill Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Liberty Hill Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Liberty Hill Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Liberty Hill Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Liberty Hill Park Campground

    3.

    Liberty Hill Park Campground

    14 Reviews
    20 Photos
    18 Saves
    Bardwell, Texas

    Overview

    Liberty Hill Park is located on the southern shore of Navarro Mills Lake in central Texas. Visitors can enjoy a view of the lake from the facility and participate in popular outdoor actives like camping, boating, fishing and picnicking. The lake area provides the perfect setting to get away from it all, especially for city-dwellers from the nearby Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

    Recreation

    Birdwatching is a favorite year-round pastime for lake guests. Many species of songbirds, hawks, great blue herons, ducks, geese, other shorebirds and even an occasional bald eagle visit the area. Fishing is also popular at Navarro Mills, and the lake holds the current state record for white crappie. Fishermen come from near and far to sample some of the best crappie fishing anywhere. 2 multi-lane boat ramps, a fishing pier, and marina are available within Liberty Hill Park. There are also healthy populations of channel and yellow catfish, and hefty hybrid stripers are often caught below the dam when water is being released. Swimming is available at the designated swim beach from April 1- September 30 for day users and year round for registered campers. No lifeguard on duty and swimming is at your own risk. Life Jackets are available to borrow from the gatehouse.

    Facilities

    Birdwatching is a favorite year-round pastime for lake guests. Many species of songbirds, hawks, great blue herons, ducks, geese, other shorebirds and even an occasional bald eagle visit the area. Fishing is also popular at Navarro Mills, and the lake holds the current state record for white crappie. Fishermen come from near and far to sample some of the best crappie fishing anywhere. 2 multi-lane boat ramps, a fishing pier, and marina are available within Liberty Hill Park. There are also healthy populations of channel and yellow catfish, and hefty hybrid stripers are often caught below the dam when water is being released. Swimming is available at the designated swim beach from April 1- September 30 for day users and year round for registered campers. No lifeguard on duty and swimming is at your own risk. Life Jackets are available to borrow from the gatehouse.

    Natural Features

    Liberty Hill is also a favorite viewing area for wildflowers. The brilliant array of native flowers draws visitors from all over to the lake area during the spring. Bluebonnets, paintbrushes and a myriad of other native plants transform the often-bleak winter landscape into an incredible palette of colors. A wide variety of habitat provides a home and abundant food supply to diverse wildlife. Visitors might stumble across squirrels, rabbits, coyotes, foxes, bobcats, white-tailed deer, raccoon or armadillo.

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

    $95 / night

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    Thousand Trails Lake Whitney

    8 Reviews
    46 Photos
    39 Saves
    Whitney, Texas

    Lake Whitney RV Camping Resort, located in Western Hill County, is a large RV camp in Texas. This unique property has more than 450 acres and 250 campsites, a majority of them in naturally shaded areas. The RV camp, situated in central Texas, offers three distinct camping areas to choose from. One of the more convenient areas of Lake Whitney's RV camping grounds features pull-thru spots close to the lodge and pool area.As part of this extensive RV camp in Texas, we have provided a second camping area located close to the family center complex. The third and final camping area is located between the lodge and family center areas of Lake Whitney RV Camping Resort. It's one of the most popular camping spots because of the beautiful live oak trees and easy access. Foot trails are available from any of the campsite areas and there is natural environment to hike and explore at our RV camp in Texas. With a variety of campsite choices and a great location, you're sure to enjoy the Lake Whitney RV camping property. Boat launches are located within five miles of the entrance and Lake Whitney is a wonderful sporting lake. Clear water flows into the lake from the Brazos River before continuing downstream at the dam. Come visit, relax, and get back to nature at our RV camp in Texas.

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    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Lofers Bend West
    Camper-submitted photo from Lofers Bend West
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    5.

    Lofers Bend West

    6 Reviews
    18 Photos
    14 Saves
    Whitney, Texas

    Overview

    Lofers Bend West Campground is located on Whitney Lake on the Brazos River in Central Texas. Over two million people visit Whitney Lake each year to enjoy the plethora of recreational activities and scenic beauty the lake provides.

    Recreation

    Boating, fishing, swimming, canoeing and kayaking are popular activities at Whitney Lake. Anglers can fish for a variety of bass, crappie and catfish.

    Facilities

    Boating, fishing, swimming, canoeing and kayaking are popular activities at Whitney Lake. Anglers can fish for a variety of bass, crappie and catfish.

    Natural Features

    The park is situated on the lakeshore among rolling hills covered with cedar, live, and post oak trees. Many deer like to enjoy their stay at Lofers West along with the racoons and foxes.

    Nearby Attractions

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

    $80 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Wolf Creek - Navarro Mills Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Wolf Creek - Navarro Mills Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Wolf Creek - Navarro Mills Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Wolf Creek - Navarro Mills Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Wolf Creek - Navarro Mills Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Wolf Creek - Navarro Mills Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Loyd Park
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    Camper-submitted photo from Loyd Park

    7.

    Loyd Park

    16 Reviews
    42 Photos
    143 Saves
    Grand Prairie, Texas

    Experience the adventures of a nature get-a-way without venturing far from the metroplex. On the west shore of Joe Pool Lake, Loyd Park covers about 791 acres of native Texas landscape. Loyd Park is in a peaceful tree-filled setting right on the lake but is centrally located - camping is conveniently close to major DFW attractions. Individual campsites are large (avg 1000 sq ft.), and each one has a picnic table and pavilion, grill, fire ring, and more Texas tranquility than you can handle!

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

    $17 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Ham Creek Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Ham Creek Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Ham Creek Park

    8.

    Ham Creek Park

    3 Reviews
    3 Photos
    38 Saves
    Nemo, Texas

    This recreation area is part of Whitney Lake

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Speegleville Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Speegleville Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Speegleville Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Speegleville Park
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    Speegleville Park

    6 Reviews
    30 Photos
    59 Saves
    Waco, Texas

    Overview

    Speegleville Park is perched on the south end of a scenic cove of Waco Lake. The park provides outdoor recreation options like boating, jet skiing, fishing, swimming and bird watching.

    Recreation

    The main lake shoreline has a large amount of submerged timber, which typically holds fish year-round. Anglers will find plenty of catfish, crappie, large and smallmouth bass as well as sunfish. At least 51 species of fish inhabit the lake's waters, and a record flathead catfish weighed in at a whopping 59.5 pounds. A four-lane boat ramp helps visitors enjoy the lake.

    Facilities

    The main lake shoreline has a large amount of submerged timber, which typically holds fish year-round. Anglers will find plenty of catfish, crappie, large and smallmouth bass as well as sunfish. At least 51 species of fish inhabit the lake's waters, and a record flathead catfish weighed in at a whopping 59.5 pounds. A four-lane boat ramp helps visitors enjoy the lake.

    Natural Features

    Waco Lake, located in central Texas within Waco city limits, boasts 79,000 acre-feet of water, providing irrigation and drinking water to residents of the Waco area. The lake is primarily fed by the Bosque River, which runs for 115 miles through central Texas.

    contact_info

    For local information, please call (254) 756-5359 or call (877) 444-6777 for general information.

    Nearby Attractions

    Horseback riding, hiking and biking can be done on the 20-mile Lacy Point Hiking and Biking Trail. The trail is accessible from the Lacy Point boat ramp, which is a short drive around the cove.

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

    $32 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Northside RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Northside RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Northside RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Northside RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Northside RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Northside RV Resort

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    Northside RV Resort

    9 Reviews
    21 Photos
    6 Saves
    Waxahachie, Texas
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Equestrian
    • Cabins

    $50 - $60 / night

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which is the most popular equestrian campsite near Hillsboro, TX?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular equestrian campground near Hillsboro, TX is Dinosaur Valley State Park — Dinosaur Valley State Park with a 4.6-star rating from 58 reviews.

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