Roberts Tract Camping Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Pine ridge Ranger District  - Roberts Tract Trail Head and Camp Area

Roberts Tract Trailhead and campground provides horse corrals, rider ramp and stock water.  (Stock water available mid-May to mid-October).  It is located near Roberts Loop Trail which ties into the Pine Ridge Trail in the Pine Ridge National Recreation Area. At one time this area was a homestead site. 

Picnic tables, a vault toilet and fire rings are provided, but no grates or grills.  Garbage service is provided from mid-May through mid-November.   No drinking water is available.  Camping fee is $8.00 per vehicle from mid-May through mid-November.

Roberts Tract Trailhead provides non-motorized travel by mountain biking, hiking or horseback riding to the following:

     *  Spotted Tail Loop is approximately 3 miles

     *  Coffee Mill Trailhead is approximately 7.5 miles

     *  East Ash Trailhead is approximately 9.5 miles

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Year round.  Stock water only is available mid-May to mid-October.  There is no garbage service from mid-November to mid-May, so please pack it in and pack it out. Call the Pine Ridge Ranger District for exact dates at (308)-432-0300.
Reservations: None required.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees This is a fee campground. Seasonal, mid-May to Mid-November, $8/vehicle/night. Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance.
Water: Drinking and stock water.
Restroom: 1

General Information


From intersection of Highway 385 and Highway 20, southwest on Highway 20, 9.4 miles to Eleson Road. South 3 miles, road jogs .5 miles to the west, then continue south 4 miles to Bethel Road. East 1 mile to FS Road #737. 1 mile to Roberts Tract Campground, just follow the signs to the Pine Ridge National Recreation Area.

Recreation Map

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Horse Riding

Access to Pine Ridge Trails. Accessible rider ramp.

Horse Camping

The area has an interesting history, and access to miles of trails in the Pine Ridge National Recreation Area. The Roberts Loop Trail ties into the Pine Ridge National Recreation Area. Accessible rider ramp.
Hitching RailsYes.
Fire InformationCampfires are allowed, fire rings, grates, and grills are provided. Please don't bring in wood that may be infested by the Emerald Ash Borer.
Loading RampNo.
No. of Sites3 tent sites. 1 trailer site
Reservation InfoNone
No. of Accessible sitesAccessible vault toilet.
Watering TankSeasonal. Call the office at 308-432-0300 for specific dates.
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate


Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities Seasonal, mid-May to Mid-November, $8/night/vehicle.
Tent camping 3 sites
Accessible Accessible rider ramp and vault toilet
Camping trailer 1 site
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