Horse Riding & Camping

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When you mention Kentucky, most people think of fine horses. So it’s not surprising that outstanding opportunities abound for horseback riding in the Daniel Boone National Forest.

Negative Coggins Test Required. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture requires a negative Coggins or similar test for equine infectious anemia and a valid certificate of veterinary inspection. KRS 257; KAR 302 20 .040, .065.

View information about Cave Run Lake Nonmotorized Trails for horse trails around Cave Run Lake.

Hunting is allowed on the Daniel Boone National Forest. Learn about state hunting seasons before riding on the forest. See and Be Seen during hunting season: wear hunter orange.

Group events require a special use permit. Contact the local district office for more information about obtaining a permit.

Riding trails when they are wet may damage the trail. Please be a responsible rider and avoid riding trails after a heavy rain or during wet ground conditions. View Tread Lightly Tips for Responsible Horseback Riding.