GoMany national and state parks allow horses and have campsites available. Visit www.nps.gov or your state’s park department. Back Country Horsemen of America is also a good resource ( bcha.org).
You may have privately owned
campgrounds with horse facilities
in your area. Word of mouth is
key here. Ask your local equestrian friends, Facebook groups, or
tack and feed stores for recommendations.
Some campsites will have cabins
and stalls or corrals. Others will
require that your horse is able to
stand tied overnight. Be realistic
about how rustic you and your
horse are willing to get, and find
Check to make sure that there is
water available at the campsite,
but bring some from home either
way in case your horse has
trouble adjusting to the taste. Also
note that some parks have restrictions on what kind of hay you
can pack in to prevent non-native
grasses from invading.
If you or your horse are new to
camping, stick to one- or two-night excursions close to home.
Summer is the time to go camping with your horse
or complete a multi-day trail ride.