Badin Horse Camp or Old Horse Camp
This is a primitive camping area where people camp in self contained RV/Horse Trailers. It is located in an open field with tie outs for the horses. No amenities available.
Campers must take their trash with them or take it to the trash dumpster in Canebrake Horse Camp.
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||It is open year round.|
|Reservations:||No reservations needed. It is on a first come first serve basis.|
|Open Season:||Year Round|
|Restrictions:||Alcohol is Prohibited.|
|Closest Towns:||Troy, NC|
|Water:||No Drinking Water|
|Restroom:||No Toilets & No Trash Cans.|
General InformationDirections: From Troy, take 109 N through Uwharrie to Mullinix Rd. just past Macedonia Church. Turn left onto Mullinix Rd. Go past a small bridge and the Horse Camp will be on the right.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
This site allows for individuals and small groups to camp in a primitive setting next to the trails on the Uwharrie National Forest. There are no facilities on-site. Trash must be taken from your campsite and disposed of at home or at one of our campground dumpsters in the area.
|Hours of Operation:||
Open all year round and there are no check in or check out times for this area. First come, First serve.
Alcohol is prohibited at this site.
Camping available. Pets are allowed as long as they are kept on a leash and under control. The trail system is immediately accessed via the Home Trail (#710) to the north and west of the camping area.
|No. of Sites||Open field|
|Fire Information||Campfires allowed|
|No. of Accessible sites||None|
Alerts & Warnings
- 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
- Joyce Kilmer Trail Lower Loop Closed due to rain damage
- Target Shooting prohibited on Croatan National Forest