Horseshoe Meadow Equestrian Camp

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

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

Current Conditions: No Water, horse stalls being installed this week (May 12)
Reservations:  No reservations, register at campground.
Fees $12.00 per night.
Usage: Light
  • Limit 4 head/site
  • 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: Water system is off in the winter. Piped / potable water in summer.
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center (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.

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