Canebrake Horse Camp
Canebrake Horse Camp has 28 sites with parking spurs for horse trailers. Four of these sites are double camp sites. Each site has a picnic table, grill, fire ring, lantern post, tie posts, tack tables, and electrical hookups. Up to two vehicles are allowed at each site.
The camp also provides water spigots for drinking water, hot showers, and flush toilets. Electric hookups available, but no water/sewer hookups at each site. A sewage dump station and a horse washing station are centrally located.
The Equestrian Trail System can be accessed from Canebrake using the Home Trail, which skirts the campground. There are approximately 40 miles of horse trails, ranging in difficulty from easy to more difficult.
Opportunities for boating, swimming, fishing, hunting, picnicking, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and OHV trail use are available while staying at the campground.
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||Check-in Time is 4:00 pm and Check-out Time is 2:00 pm.|
|Reservations:||Reservations can be made by going to www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777 or TDD 1-877-833-6777. They need to be made at least 3 days in advance or can be made up to 240 days in advance. We do not make reservations at the District Office.|
|Fees:||Single sites are $20 per night and double sites (#16, 19, 25, & 26) are $40 per night. All sites have electrical hookups have an additional $7 or $14 surcharge per site. Sites #9 & 22 are first come, first serve and cannot be reserved. There is a campground host available on site #20. Senior or Access Interagency Pass Discounts are: Single sites with electrical hookup = $10 + $7 electric surcharge = $17 No Discounts on Double Sites. Must have an actual Senior or Access Interagency Pass and Number in order to receive discount.|
|Open Season:||Year Round|
|Restroom:||Flush toilets and showers|
|Operated By:||USDA Forest Service, Uwharrie National Forest, (910) 576-6391|
From Troy, travel on NC 109N for 10 miles and turn left onto Mullinix Road (NC 1154). Follow Mullinix Road for about 2 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn right at "T" onto FR 544 (McLeans Creek Road) and travel about one-quarter mile to the campground on the right.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Lake and Pond Fishing
Riders can choose from 24 trails that total about 32 miles.
Big Game Hunting
Small Game Hunting
Boating - Motorized
Alerts & Warnings
- Cheoah RD: NCDOT highway improvements will affect AT users
- Croatan NF: Two Roads Closed for Visitor Safety and Maintenance
- Cheoah RD: Fontana Loop Trail TR15, Portions of Bee Cove TR421 Temporarily Close
- Be Bear Aware
- Catawba Falls Trail (TR 225) Closed
- Camping and other restrictions now in effect at Max Patch
- Nantahala RD: Multiple areas under construction
- Appalachian RD: NCDOT construction near Harmon Den may affect Forest access
- Grandfather RD: Old House Gap Rd (FS192) temporarily closed
- Recreate responsibly
- Target Shooting prohibited on Croatan National Forest