Horse Riding & Camping

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Horseback RidingWhen 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..

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

Learn more about rules and regulations.

Don't move firewood... protect our forest from invasive species.

Most trails do not meet accessibility standards for persons with disabilities.

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.

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.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities