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.

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.

Commercial outfitters or guides and groups of 75 people or more must obtain a Special Use permit. Contact the District Ranger for more information.

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.

Some trails are multiple use, which means they are shared by two or more trail user groups such as hikers, horseback riders, mountain bikers and off-highway vehicles. Learn to Share the Trail.