Horseback Riding

McCreary County offers more than 100 miles of marked horse trails for the backcountry equestrian with opportunities for day, weekend, or week-long riding enjoyment through pristine wilderness.

Barren Fork Horse Camp

This primitive camping facility has 41 sites with fishing pond, picnic shelter and trails looping into Sheltowee Trace National Trail. In the Daniel Boone National Forest, off US 27 (behind the Ranger’s Station in Whitley City). Call 606-376-5323 for more info or visit www.fs.usda.gov/dbnf.

Bell Farm Horse Camp

Get back to nature in this horse camp designed for group camping. It has five large sites with hitch-posts for primitive camping. In the Daniel Boone National Forest near the Rock Creek area on Hwy. 1363 For more info call 606-376-5323 or visit www.fs.usda.gov/dbnf.

Bear Creek Horse Camp

Located In the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area, just off Hwy 742, on your way into the Blue Heron Mining Community. All 25 sites have water and electricity as well as a bathhouse. For more info call 606-376-5073 or visit www.nps.gov/biso.

Blair Creek Resort Horse Camp

Cabin rentals offer full amenities with covered horse stalls. In the Big South Fork National River &Recreation Area just off Hwy. 742 on your way into the Blue Heron Mining Community. Call 606-376-5073 or 877-209-1012 for more info and reservations or visit www.blaircreekresort.com.

Stampede Run Horse Camp

These trails offer links to the Sheltowee Trace National Trails and the Barren Fork Horse Trails. 24 campsites with water & electricity, 26 stall barn pavilion and shower houses. In the Daniel Boone National Forest off US 27 on KY Hwy. 1045 North of Whitley City. For more info and reservations call 606-376-9666 or visit www.stampederun.com.

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