Top Equestrian Camping near West Columbia, WV

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Best Equestrian Camping Sites Near West Columbia, WV (13)

    Camper-submitted photo from Hocking Hills State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hocking Hills State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hocking Hills State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hocking Hills State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hocking Hills State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Hocking Hills State Park Campground

    1.

    Hocking Hills State Park Campground

    105 Reviews
    542 Photos
    137 Saves
    South Bloomingville, Ohio

    Hocking Hills State Park offers camping all year round - electric sites, camper cabins, group camps, and primitive sites.

    156 electric sites (with 20, 30 or 50 amp electric) and 13 non-electric sites.

    Each site has a paved pad and can accommodate up to a 50' unit. Heated showers. Flush toilets. Laundry facility. Dump station. Camp store. Swimming pool for registered campers. Playgrounds. Volleyball court and horseshoe pit. Tent-only group camps are available by reservation. There are also 30 walk-in family sites with pit latrines.

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

    $29 - $46 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Hope State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Hope State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Hope State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Hope State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Hope State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Hope State Park Campground

    2.

    Lake Hope State Park Campground

    34 Reviews
    101 Photos
    147 Saves
    New Plymouth, Ohio

    Welcome to Lake Hope State Park Campground, nestled near McArthur, Ohio. This spot is a favorite for many, offering a mix of tent, RV, cabin, and even glamping accommodations. The campground stretches along a ridge above the picturesque Lake Hope, providing some stunning views and easy access to the lake's activities.

    One of the standout features here is the variety of hiking and biking trails. Whether you're into a leisurely stroll or a more challenging trek, there's something for everyone. The lake itself is a hub of activity, with paddleboard and kayak rentals available for those looking to get out on the water. Fishing is also a popular pastime, and the lake's serene beauty makes it a great place to unwind.

    The campground is equipped with essential amenities like drinking water, electric hookups, showers, and toilets. Firewood is available for purchase, and campfires are allowed, making it easy to enjoy a cozy evening under the stars. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure.

    Visitors have noted that the sites can be a bit close together, and some are on sloped terrain, so be prepared for a bit of creativity in setting up your tent. Despite this, the campground's charm and the surrounding natural beauty make it a worthwhile destination. The general store on-site is well-stocked with necessities, and the lodge offers delicious meals if you don't feel like cooking.

    For those looking to explore beyond the campground, nearby attractions include the Zaleski State Forest and Hocking Hills, both offering additional trails and scenic spots. Whether you're here for a weekend getaway or a longer stay, Lake Hope State Park Campground has plenty to offer.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Zaleski State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Zaleski State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Zaleski State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Zaleski State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Zaleski State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Zaleski State Forest

    3.

    Zaleski State Forest

    16 Reviews
    65 Photos
    95 Saves
    Zaleski, Ohio

    Welcome to Zaleski State Forest, a gem tucked away in Ohio. This spot is perfect for those who love a good hike and a night under the stars. The campground is known for its scenic trails and natural beauty, making it a favorite among backpackers and nature lovers.

    One of the standout features here is the abundance of well-maintained trails. Whether you're a seasoned hiker or just starting out, you'll find something to enjoy. The South Loop, a 10.9-mile trek, is particularly popular. It offers a mix of challenging ups and downs, beautiful rock outcroppings, and even a pond. The trails are marked with orange blazes for the main path and white for the side trails, so navigation is straightforward.

    Camping here is a bit rustic but rewarding. There are three main camping areas, each equipped with latrines and access to well-water. Camp 2 is a favorite since it's roughly halfway along the South Loop, making it a convenient stop. Just remember to bring your own toilet paper and be prepared to share the space, as it can fill up quickly.

    Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along. Fires are allowed, but you'll need to bring your own firewood. And while there are no electric hookups or showers, the natural setting more than makes up for it. Plus, the lack of modern amenities adds to the charm and adventure.

    For those interested in local history, the area has some cool spots like the Moonville Tunnel. And if you're looking for a post-hike treat, the Lake Hope Dining Lodge offers a fantastic Sunday brunch.

    So pack your gear, grab a map, and get ready to explore Zaleski State Forest. It's a place where you can truly disconnect and immerse yourself in nature.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Equestrian
    Camper-submitted photo from Burr Oak State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Burr Oak State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Burr Oak State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Burr Oak State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Burr Oak State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Burr Oak State Park Campground

    4.

    Burr Oak State Park Campground

    32 Reviews
    137 Photos
    93 Saves
    Glouster, Ohio

    Pets are permitted on all sites. Sites 44-60 are electric. Sites 1-43 and 61-95 are non-electric. Sites 65-81 are tent camping only.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Strouds Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Strouds Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Strouds Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Strouds Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Strouds Run State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Strouds Run State Park Campground

    5.

    Strouds Run State Park Campground

    9 Reviews
    31 Photos
    52 Saves
    Athens, Ohio

    There are 78 primitiive campsites and one group site available for organized groups. Latrines, waste drains, picnic tables and fire rings are provided 10 sites are available for campers with pets

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents
    Camper-submitted photo from Iron Ridge - Lake Vesuvius
    Camper-submitted photo from Iron Ridge - Lake Vesuvius
    Camper-submitted photo from Iron Ridge - Lake Vesuvius
    Camper-submitted photo from Iron Ridge - Lake Vesuvius
    Camper-submitted photo from Iron Ridge - Lake Vesuvius
    Camper-submitted photo from Iron Ridge - Lake Vesuvius

    6.

    Iron Ridge - Lake Vesuvius

    8 Reviews
    19 Photos
    140 Saves
    Pedro, Ohio

    Overview

    Iron Ridge is one of two campgrounds in the Vesuvius Recreation Area in southeastern Ohio's Wayne National Forest. Iron Ridge offers a great location for outdoor recreation, with activities like boating, swimming and fishing on Lake Vesuvius. Horseback riding and hiking are also available in the rolling hills surrounding the campground.

    Recreation

    Boating, fishing and swimming on Lake Vesuvius are the area's most popular activities. Anglers may catch bass, catfish, crappie or bluegill. More than 40 miles of trails exist in the area, with trailheads beginning at or near the campground. A 1/2-mile hiking trail connects the campground to Lake Vesuvius. Lake Shore Trail offers an 8-mile loop around the lake and shorter trails lead to Rock House Cave, a grand, tunnel-like sandstone cave that was once used by Native Americans for shelter.

    Facilities

    Boating, fishing and swimming on Lake Vesuvius are the area's most popular activities. Anglers may catch bass, catfish, crappie or bluegill. More than 40 miles of trails exist in the area, with trailheads beginning at or near the campground. A 1/2-mile hiking trail connects the campground to Lake Vesuvius. Lake Shore Trail offers an 8-mile loop around the lake and shorter trails lead to Rock House Cave, a grand, tunnel-like sandstone cave that was once used by Native Americans for shelter.

    Natural Features

    Iron Ridge Campground is located on a wooded ridge above 143-acre Lake Vesuvius. A scenic forest of mature eastern hardwoods covers the area.

    Nearby Attractions

    The closest town is Ironton, Ohio, less than 10 miles from the campground.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area

    7.

    Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area

    6 Reviews
    21 Photos
    76 Saves
    Pedro, Ohio

    Overview

    Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area, named for the old Vesuvius iron furnace, is the Wayne National Forest's premier developed recreation site. The 143-acre lake and 1,200-acre complex provides the perfect spot for a getaway.

    Recreation

    Lake Vesuvius is a popular location for swimming and fishing. Anglers may catch bass, catfish, crappie and bluegill. A boat ramp is located on-site. A swimming beach is located at Big Bend. A large playing field and multiple hiking trails are available within the recreation area. The accessible 1/3-mile boardwalk along the southwest edge of the lake provides an opportunity for a leisurely stroll through the area, and the slightly longer 1/2-mile Longbow Archery Trail, accesses at least 25 field targets for shooting practice. The area boasts more than 25 miles of hiking trails and more than 45 miles of horseback riding trails.

    Facilities

    Lake Vesuvius is a popular location for swimming and fishing. Anglers may catch bass, catfish, crappie and bluegill. A boat ramp is located on-site. A swimming beach is located at Big Bend. A large playing field and multiple hiking trails are available within the recreation area. The accessible 1/3-mile boardwalk along the southwest edge of the lake provides an opportunity for a leisurely stroll through the area, and the slightly longer 1/2-mile Longbow Archery Trail, accesses at least 25 field targets for shooting practice. The area boasts more than 25 miles of hiking trails and more than 45 miles of horseback riding trails.

    Natural Features

    The lake sits on Storms Creek, which was dammed in 1939 by the Civilian Conservation Corps. The rugged hills and rock outcroppings offer a scenic backdrop for this beautiful recreation area. The historic Vesuvius iron furnace is located at the base of the dam.

    Nearby Attractions

    The closest town is Ironton, Ohio, less than 10 miles from the campground.

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

    $52 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Dorr-Run Red Oak Trailhead
    Camper-submitted photo from Dorr-Run Red Oak Trailhead
    Camper-submitted photo from Dorr-Run Red Oak Trailhead
    Camper-submitted photo from Dorr-Run Red Oak Trailhead
    Camper-submitted photo from Dorr-Run Red Oak Trailhead
    Camper-submitted photo from Mountwood Park Family Campground(Wood County Park)
    Camper-submitted photo from Mountwood Park Family Campground(Wood County Park)
    Camper-submitted photo from Mountwood Park Family Campground(Wood County Park)
    Camper-submitted photo from Mountwood Park Family Campground(Wood County Park)
    Camper-submitted photo from Mountwood Park Family Campground(Wood County Park)
    Camper-submitted photo from Mountwood Park Family Campground(Wood County Park)

    9.

    Mountwood Park Family Campground(Wood County Park)

    5 Reviews
    19 Photos
    16 Saves
    Petroleum, West Virginia

    Mountwood Park Family Campground offers 87 campsites suitable for tents, trailers and recreational vehicles. The campground has 16 full hookup sites, 64 sites with electric/water and 7 primitive sites. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring. Multiple bathhouses are located throughout the campground offering hot showers and clean restroom facilities. Firewood, ice, souvenirs and camping supplies are available from the campground host while on duty. Families can enjoy a variety of campground activities throughout the season. A playground and New Nature Trail are also available for registered campers.

    Want to go camping but not in a tent? Then try one of Mountwood’s Primitive Cabins located in Mountwood Family Campground. Each cabin comes equipped with electric, two sets of bunk beds, ceiling fans/lights and a table with four chairs. Each Primitive Cabin has a fire ring and a charcoal grill and is located near the bathhouse and playground. Maximum occupancy is four pe

    Do you want to have a lake view from your tent? Do you want to step outside your campsite into your boat and start fishing at the morning first light? If so, one of Mountwood’s five Lakeside Campsites is for you. Each site has a picnic table and a fire ring. The Lakeside Campsites are rented on a first come/first serve basis and are available for rent year round.

    We have a horse camp too!

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

    $20 - $40 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Stacked Stones Retreat and Horse Camp — Hocking State Forest
    Camper-submitted photo from Stacked Stones Retreat and Horse Camp — Hocking State Forest
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