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.

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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

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Horse Camping

A primitive campground with vault toilets, hitching racks, and a picnic shelter is available. There is no use fee at this site.

Corralsnone
Hitching Railsyes
Fire Informationfire rings or grills available
Loading Rampnone
No. of SitesNo designated sites, capacity of 50 horse trailers
Size Restrictionsnone
Reservation Infonot reservable
No. of Accessible sitesThe toilet and shelter house, fire rings, tables and walkways are all accessible
Sleeping Shelternone
Water Availabilitywater for horses available

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.5079

  Longitude : 
-86.4660

 



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