Clark Fork Horse Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Clark Fork Horse Camp is located just after the dump station at Clark Fork Campground, five miles from the junction of Clark Fork Road and Highway 108. It is about 25 miles east of the Summit Ranger Station. There are 13 sites available. Some sites have a table; most don’t. There are three vault toilets and NO potable drinking water. There is a watering trough for the horses. Road and parking pads are dirt. Campers are asked to use existing fire rings in lieu of constructing new ones. Please camp only in numbered sites. There is a fee for parking extra cars in the Horse Camp.

An RV dump station is located on the entrance road to Clark Fork Campground. Campers staying at Clark Fort or Sand Flat Campgrounds may use the dump station without charge. Other users are charged a modest fee. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Summit Ranger District (HWY 108) -This campground is first-come, first-serve. This campground is scheduled to close for the season on 9/28/15.Visitors are able to camp in Clark Fork CG loop A and at Sand Flat without a fee, however, there are no services. Campers must pack out their own trash.
Operational Hours: Typically, Clark Fork Horse Camp is open May through September, weather permitting.
Reservations: First come, first served. No reservations may be made for Clark Fork Horse Camp. 
Fees American Land & Leisure operates Clark Fork Horse Camp and charges the following fees: Horse Camp
  • $17.00 for a single-family site
 Horse Group Camp ·        $30.00 for a single-family site ·        $60.00 for a double site American Land & Leisure operates this campground under a special use permit administered by the Forest Service. The fees paid by concessionaires finance the refurbishment of facilities in the campgrounds they operate.
Open Season: 4/24/15 - 9/28/15
Restrictions: Camp in designated sites only. The number of people allowed in a single campsite is six. The maximum length of stay in any campground is 14 days. Campfire permits are not required in developed campgrounds. Do not burn plastic or metal. Please leave the area in as good (or better) condition than you found it. Often, locations destroyed by thoughtless campers must be closed to restore the area's natural health. Help ensure your favorite area remains open.
Closest Towns: Communities with gas and/or groceries:
  • Highway 108:
    • Sonora
    • Twain Harte
    • Cold Springs (last gas when traveling east)
    • Pinecrest
    • Strawberry
Water: Potable water is not available. Untreated water available from stream (if flowing). Treat water.
Restroom: Several vault toilets are located throughout the campground. RV dump station available.
Operated By: American Land and Leisure

General Information

Directions: 25 miles east of Pinecrest on Clark Fork Road, near Clark Fork Campground and Iceberg Meadow Trailhead.

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