Horseshoe Meadow Equestrian Camp

Area Status: Closed

Horseshoe Meadow Equestrian Camp has 10 drive-in campsites with a corral and hitch rail at each site. Cottonwood Pass, Cottonwood Lakes and Trail Pass Trails provide access to Golden Trout, John Muir and Sequoia National Park Wilderness areas. This area is characterized by rolling terrain and sub-alpine meadows.

Horseshoe Meadow Area Campgrounds Guide (pdf)

Please be a considerate camper and pack out your horse manure.

At a Glance

Reservations:  No reservations. Self-register at campground.
Fees: $12.00 per night during summer season.
Usage: Light
  • One night stay limit at campgrounds.
  • Limit 4 head/site
  • Campfires only in metal fire rings provided
  • Wood gathering is prohibited
  • Active bear area, bear boxes are provided and must be used (typical bear box size 48" x 30" x 36")
Closest Towns: Lone Pine, CA
Water: Piped / potable water. Water is off in the winter
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center, Lone Pine, CA  760-876-6200

General Information


Located near the end of Horseshoe Meadow Road, 24 miles southwest of the town of Lone Pine, California.

From Highway 395 at the center of Lone Pine, turn west on Whitney Portal Road (the only stoplight in town). Follow Whitney Portal Road for 3 miles, then turn south onto Horseshoe Meadow Road. The Equestrian Camp, Pack Station, and Cottonwood Lakes Trailhead are to the right.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Horse Camping

No. of Sites 10 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

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