Badin Horse Camp or Old Horse Camp

Area Status: Open

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.
Fees: No fees.
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Alcohol is Prohibited.
Closest Towns: Troy, NC
Water: No Drinking Water
Restroom: No Toilets & No Trash Cans.

General Information

Directions: 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.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Dispersed Camping

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.

Fees: No fees.
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.

Horse Camping

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
Reservation Info Easy
Fire Information Campfires allowed
Corrals None
Loading Ramp None
No. of Accessible sites None
Hitching Rails None
Water Availability None
Sleeping Shelter None

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