Natick Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

A bicycle loaded with camping gear at the Natick Campground.

A 17-unit campground with potable water, picnic tables, fire rings, and modern vault toilets.  The campground has 20 corrals for riding stock.

Looking to ride off the roads?  Here is a map of the gate locations near Natick (it's a work in progress) or upload the gate locations to Google Earth.  From Google Earth, load the data to your Garmin.

At a Glance

Reservations: None; campground is first-come, first-served.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $8.00 per night to be paid at the entrance within 30 minutes of arrival.
Usage: Light-Medium
Busiest Season: November rifle deer season
Restrictions: Livestock must be fed weed-free certified hay.  Livestock must be kept in the corrals; portable panels and electric fencing are not allowed.  Livestock are not allowed to be in campsites. 
Closest Towns: Halsey, about 9 miles; Thedford, about 13 miles
Water: Yes
Restroom: Yes
Information Center: The pavement on Forest Road 212 is deteriorating, resulting in potholes.  Travel slowly.

General Information


Follow State Highway 86B west for about 1.5 miles.  Take Forest Road 212 about 7 miles to the campground.


This campground is fully accessible.

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Camping & Cabins

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Horse Riding

The grasslands provide wide open spaces, rolling hills, and long views.  It is unusual to encounter other people when out riding.

Here is a map of the gate locations near Natick (be patient - it's a work in progress) or upload the gate locations to Google Earth.

From Google Earth, you can upload the gate locations to your Garmin.

Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

Horse Camping

Twenty corrals for livestock are available.

A woman puts her horse up at the Natick Campground.

Fire InformationCampfires are allowed in the fire rings.  Do not bring in wood from other places.
No. of Sites17
Reservation InfoNone
No. of Accessible sites17
Fees: $8.00 per night
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

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Picnic tables
Drinking water For humans and equines
Toilets Vault toilet
Fee charged for some activities $8.00 per night
Tent camping
Camping trailer No electricity is provided.

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