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  • Riley Horse Camp

    Riley Horse Camp

    Riley Horse Camp is located just 45 miles from Portland, on the west side of Mt. Hood.  The camp is a delight, with corrals at most sites, plenty of shade, and lots of peace and quiet.  Because Riley lies between

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  • Dry Creek Horse Camp

    Dry Creek Horse Camp

    Dry Creek Horse Camp is a nice, quiet spot in the Ochoco Mountains about 30 miles east of Prineville, Oregon.  The trails explore the nearby hills and run along Dry Creek to the impressive Brennan Palisades. Elevation 3,900 feet 16+

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  • Wright Meadow

    Wright Meadow

    Wright Meadow is a great jumping-off spot for exploring the beautiful uplands above the Lewis River.  But it isn’t for everyone.  The riding is challenging, and the camping is primitive.  But the mountain views are breathtaking, the seasonal wildflowers are

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  • Silver Creek Marsh Campground

    Silver Creek Marsh Campground

    Silver Creek Marsh Campground is a pleasant equestrian gateway to the scenic 130-mile Fremont National Recreation Trail in south-central Oregon. Moderate trail 40+ miles of riding Elevation 4,800 feet The Riding The Fremont National Recreation Trail (NRT) starts near Summer

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  • Packwood Lake

    Packwood Lake

    Packwood Lake is a wonderfully scenic destination for equestrians.  The Packwood Lake Trail travels through the Goat Rocks Wilderness to the picturesque shore of its namesake lake.  If you like, you can ride along the lake shore and take in

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  • Many Lakes Loop

    Many Lakes Loop

    The horse campers who visit Cultus Corral Horse Camp are fortunate indeed.  They can ride the Many Lakes Loop, an all-time favorite Central Oregon ride. The loop features towering old-growth firs and hemlocks, fractured basalt outcroppings, and — as you

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  • Knebal Springs Campground

    Knebal Springs Campground

    Impressive mountain views!  Dazzling seasonal wildflowers!  Fun trails!  There’s a lot to like when you ride out of Knebal Springs Campground, on the east side of Mt. Hood. Moderate trails 30+ miles of riding Elevation 3,850 feet The Riding From

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  • Wilderness Permits

    Wilderness Permits

    You’ve seen them before — those Forest Service Wilderness-Permit kiosks next to the trails that lead into a wilderness area.  Before you use the trail, you’re supposed to fill out a short form that tells who you are, where you’re

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  • Hyatt Lake Recreation Area

    Hyatt Lake Recreation Area

    Southern Oregon’s Hyatt Lake Recreation Area is a fun destination for equestrians.  From Hyatt Lake Horse Camp, you can ride north and south on the Pacific Crest Trail, exploring the fascinating Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, the Wildcat Hills, Green Springs Mountain,

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  • Corral Flat

    Corral Flat

    Corral Flat, a dispersed camping area in the Ochoco Mountains about 30 miles northeast of Prineville, Oregon, is a beautiful place to ride and camp.  But it’s not for everybody.  The terrain is horse-friendly, the trails are easy, and the

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