Top Horse Camping near Fishlake National Forest

Horse camping is the perfect way to enjoy Fishlake National Forest. If you're an equestrian lover who prefers nature-based adventure, yet still wants comfort, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Camping with your horse in Fishlake National Forest just got easier. Search nearby equestrian campsites or find top-rated spots from other campers.

Best Equestrian Sites Near Fishlake National Forest, UT (14)

    Camper-submitted photo from Koosharem Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Koosharem Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Koosharem Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Koosharem Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Koosharem Reservoir
    Camper-submitted photo from Koosharem Reservoir

    1.

    Koosharem Reservoir

    7 Reviews
    10 Photos
    77 Saves
    Monroe, Utah
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    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
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    • Tents
    Camper-submitted photo from Piute State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Piute State Park Campground

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    Piute State Park Campground

    2 Reviews
    2 Photos
    47 Saves
    Fishlake National Forest, Utah

    Piute offers incredible fishing opportunities whether from shore or on a boat. Game fish include rainbow, cutthroat, and brown trout, and smallmouth bass. Piute is also a great lake for watersports, including waterskiing, jetskiing and wakeboarding. The park offers camping and picnicking on the beach, and access to the Paiute Trail System for OHV riding. No culinary water is available at Piute and camping areas are primitive.

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    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
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    • Tents

    $8 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from FS #117 Rd Dispersed Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from FS #117 Rd Dispersed Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from FS #117 Rd Dispersed Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from FS #117 Rd Dispersed Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from FS #117 Rd Dispersed Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from FS #117 Rd Dispersed Camping

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    FS #117 Rd Dispersed Camping

    23 Reviews
    58 Photos
    523 Saves
    Fern Ridge Lake, Utah

    FS #117 Rd Dispersed Camping is a hidden gem near Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah. This spot is perfect for those who love the freedom of dispersed camping without the frills of established campgrounds. You won't find amenities like toilets, showers, or drinking water here, so come prepared. But what you will find is a peaceful, natural setting that's hard to beat.

    Visitors have praised the area for its seclusion and proximity to Bryce Canyon. It's about a 30-minute drive to the park, making it a convenient base for exploring. The campsites are spread out, so you won't feel crowded, and there's plenty of space for both tents and RVs. Some campers have even mentioned having cell service with Verizon and T-Mobile, which is a nice bonus if you need to stay connected.

    One of the standout features is the natural beauty surrounding the area. You'll find yourself nestled among trees with views of distant mountains. It's a great spot for stargazing, and the quiet atmosphere makes it easy to relax and enjoy the outdoors. There's also a fire pit at many sites, perfect for roasting s'mores and sharing stories around the campfire.

    For those who enjoy biking, the Red Canyon bike trail is nearby, offering a great way to explore the area on two wheels. And if you're traveling with kids, they'll love riding their bikes around the loops and exploring the dirt roads.

    Overall, FS #117 Rd Dispersed Camping offers a fantastic, no-frills camping experience close to one of Utah's most iconic national parks. Just remember to pack out what you pack in and leave no trace to keep this beautiful spot pristine for future campers.

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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
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      Big John Flat

      1 Review
      20 Saves
      Marysvale, Utah
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      • Fires
      • RVs
      • Tents
      • Group
      • Equestrian
      Camper-submitted photo from Pine Lake Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Pine Lake Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Pine Lake Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Pine Lake Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Pine Lake Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Pine Lake Campground

      5.

      Pine Lake Campground

      14 Reviews
      81 Photos
      177 Saves
      Tropic, Utah

      Overview

      Pine Lake Campground is located next to its scenic namesake lake high on the Colorado Plateau at an elevation of 8,100 feet. Visitors enjoy canoeing, fishing and exploring local hiking and off-road vehicle trails.

      Recreation

      A short trail leads from the campground to Pine Lake, which offers excellent canoeing and kayaking, as well as fishing for rainbow, cutthroat and brook trout. Hiking and off-road vehicle trails are plentiful within the area, however off-road vehicles are not allowed in the campground. The Pine Lake OHV Trailhead is located adjacent to the campground. A loading ramp is provided.

      Facilities

      A short trail leads from the campground to Pine Lake, which offers excellent canoeing and kayaking, as well as fishing for rainbow, cutthroat and brook trout. Hiking and off-road vehicle trails are plentiful within the area, however off-road vehicles are not allowed in the campground. The Pine Lake OHV Trailhead is located adjacent to the campground. A loading ramp is provided.

      Natural Features

      Pine Lake is situated at the foot of beautifully forested peaks banded with red and white layers of sandstone. The campground is nestled among a forest of spruce and towering ponderosa pines, and is adjacent to Pine Lake.

      Nearby Attractions

      Bryce Canyon National Park is approximately 30 minutes from the campground, offering breathtaking scenery and excellent hiking opportunities. Kodachrome Basin State Park is an hour away, with towering rock spires, a natural arch and great hiking trails.

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      • Phone Service
      • RVs
      • Tents
      • Group

      $53 - $104 / night

      Camper-submitted photo from Posy Lake Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Posy Lake Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Posy Lake Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Posy Lake Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Posy Lake Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Posy Lake Campground

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      Posy Lake Campground

      5 Reviews
      21 Photos
      87 Saves
      Escalante, Utah

      Overview

      Posey Lake Campground is located next to its beautiful namesake lake high on the Colorado Plateau at an elevation of 8,800 feet. Visitors enjoy canoeing, fishing and exploring local trails.

      Recreation

      Posey Lake offers rainbow and brook trout fishing, canoeing, kayaking and non-motorized boating. Two hiking trails begin at the campground. The Posey Overlook Trail is a mile long and leads to a beautiful overlook. The Posey Spur Trail connects the campground to the Great Western Trail, which provides excellent hiking and mountain biking.

      Facilities

      Posey Lake offers rainbow and brook trout fishing, canoeing, kayaking and non-motorized boating. Two hiking trails begin at the campground. The Posey Overlook Trail is a mile long and leads to a beautiful overlook. The Posey Spur Trail connects the campground to the Great Western Trail, which provides excellent hiking and mountain biking.

      Natural Features

      The campground is situated on a hillside above Posey Lake. A scenic forest of towering ponderosa pines covers the area. Clusters of aspens dot the landscape and summer wildflowers are abundant.

      Nearby Attractions

      Posey Lake offers a cool escape from the surrounding desert landscape and is often used as a base to explore the surrounding region. The Escalante area of southern Utah offers breathtaking scenery nearly everywhere you look. Sightseeing along Forest Road 153 (Hell's Backbone) and Utah Highway 12, a National All American Highway, is very popular. The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Anasazi State Park, and the Escalante Petrified Forest State Park are all located in the area.

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      • Phone Service
      • RVs
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      • Group

      $58 / night

      Camper-submitted photo from Tasha Equestrian
      Camper-submitted photo from Tasha Equestrian
      Camper-submitted photo from Tasha Equestrian
      Camper-submitted photo from Tasha Equestrian
      Camper-submitted photo from Tasha Equestrian
      Camper-submitted photo from Tasha Equestrian

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      Tasha Equestrian

      1 Review
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      20 Saves
      Fremont, Utah

      Overview

      Tasha Equestrian Campground is located in central Utah, just 4 miles north of beautiful Fish Lake at an elevation of 9,000 feet. Visitors enjoy horseback riding and fishing for famous Mackinaw lake trout.

      Recreation

      Many miles of horseback riding, hiking, biking and off-road vehicle trails crisscross the area. Johnson Valley Reservoir is just a half-mile from the campground, offering boating, fishing and a boat ramp.

      Facilities

      Many miles of horseback riding, hiking, biking and off-road vehicle trails crisscross the area. Johnson Valley Reservoir is just a half-mile from the campground, offering boating, fishing and a boat ramp.

      Natural Features

      Tasha's high mountain setting is beautiful but remote and is prone to rapid weather changes due to its elevation. The site is forested with a mixed stand of aspen, spruce and pines, which provides partial shade. Most sites provide sweeping mountain and valley views.

      Nearby Attractions

      Fish Lake, Utah's largest natural mountain lake, is less than 10 minutes from the campground. The lake is famous for its 20-40 pound Mackinaw lake trout. Boating, swimming and scuba diving are popular activities on the lake. Boat ramps, rentals, a marina, fuel, groceries, restaurants and fishing and camping supplies can all be found at Fish Lake. The Mytoge Mountain Trail, a 25-mile hiking/biking loop, offers everything from easy cruising to challenging singletrack in the mountains around Fish Lake.

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      • Tents
      • Group
      • Equestrian

      $83 / night

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        Barker Reservoir Area

        1 Review
        13 Saves
        Escalante, Utah

        A fishing lake in the North Creek Lakes area. The Department of Wildlife Resourses of Utah (DWR) stocks this lake with Brook Trout. Other fishing lakes near Upper Barker Reservoir are Flat Lake , Yellow Lake , Joe Lay Reservoir , Blue Lake , Lower Barker Reservoir , and Dougherty Basin . To hike to these lakes see the Barker Lakes Loop .

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        • Reservable
        • ADA Access
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        Camper-submitted photo from Dixie National Forest Barker Recreation Area
        Camper-submitted photo from Dixie National Forest Barker Recreation Area
        Camper-submitted photo from Dixie National Forest Barker Recreation Area
        Camper-submitted photo from Dixie National Forest Barker Recreation Area
        Camper-submitted photo from Dixie National Forest Barker Recreation Area
        Camper-submitted photo from Dixie National Forest Barker Recreation Area

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        Dixie National Forest Barker Recreation Area

        1 Review
        8 Photos
        21 Saves
        Escalante, Utah

        Overview

        Barker Recreation Area is located high on the Colorado Plateau at an elevation of 9,300 feet. Visitors enjoy canoeing, fishing and exploring local trails.

        Recreation

        Upper Barker Reservoir provides canoeing, kayaking and fishing for rainbow and brook trout. Numerous hiking, biking and horse trails can be accessed from both the Upper and Lower Barker Reservoir trailheads. Trails, including the non-motorized Great Western Trail, lead to nine backcountry fishing lakes and beautiful mountain views. The area also has excellent stream fishing and spectacular fall colors.

        Facilities

        Upper Barker Reservoir provides canoeing, kayaking and fishing for rainbow and brook trout. Numerous hiking, biking and horse trails can be accessed from both the Upper and Lower Barker Reservoir trailheads. Trails, including the non-motorized Great Western Trail, lead to nine backcountry fishing lakes and beautiful mountain views. The area also has excellent stream fishing and spectacular fall colors.

        Natural Features

        A dense canopy of aspen and spruce trees forests Barker Recreation Area. Summer wildflowers are plentiful and a variety of wildlife frequents the area, including black bear, blue grouse, golden eagle, ducks and wild turkey.

        Nearby Attractions

        Both the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Escalante Petrified Forest State Park are located approximately 45 minutes away. Sightseeing along Utah Highway 12, a National Scenic Byway, is very popular. Travelers visit from every corner of the world to see the stunning red rock canyons and desert landscapes. Bryce Canyon National Park, Kodachrome Basin State Park and Anasazi State Park are also located in the area.

        • Pets
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        • RVs
        • Tents
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        • Equestrian

        $60 - $115 / night

        Camper-submitted photo from Elkhorn Recreation Site
        Camper-submitted photo from Elkhorn Recreation Site
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