Youngs Creeks Horse Camp

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

A primitive campground with vault toilets, hitching racks, and a picnic shelter is available. The campground is designed for horse camping, however, any national forest visitor is welcome to camp there. There is no use fee at this site.

Click here for a downloadable flier and map of the Youngs Creek area.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open 24 hours/day, Quiet hours are 10 pm to 6 am
Fees none
Permit Info: Horses and mountain bike riders (age 17 years and older) are required to have a permit and stay on trails designated for that type of use. Permits are available from our offices and local vendors.
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Paoli, IN
Water: None
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: USFS, Tell City Ranger District, 248 15th Street, Tell City, IN 47586; Phone: 812-547-7051

General Information

Directions: From Hwy 37 turn onto County Road 250 S. and proceed 0.9 miles to brown FS sign, turn left onto 50W and follow to horse camp 1.2 miles, camp is on the left side of road. GPS Coordinates: Lat- 38o 30' 13.276"N, Long- 86o 27' 57.505"W

Recreation Map

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Activities


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