Trade River Equestrian Campground

Equestrian Camping and more than 40 miles of horse trails are accessible from the Trade River Equestrian Campground. Located within the Governor Knowles State Forest, the 40 camping sites provide picnic tables, fire rings, vault toilets and horse tie posts. Electrical hookups are available for an additional fee at some sites and firewood is available for purchase. On-site self-registration or advanced reservations though Reserve America are available for campers. The campground and trails are open year-round, but roads are not plowed during the winter months. Although traditionally used by horseback riders, general camping is allowed from June 15th through August 15 and October 15th through April 1st. A Wisconsin State Trail Pass is required for riders 16 years and older. Trail Passes can be obtained through self-registration at the trailhead or at a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Service Center. Trade River Day Use Area provides on-site trail maps, water, restrooms, horse lines and trail pass self-registration. A parking area with maps is available along the northern portion of the horse trail located on 340th Street. Water is not available at this northern parking area.

Hours of Operation

The Trade River Equestrian Campground is open year round, however the campground is not plowed during the winter months.

Directions

6 miles west of Hwy. 87 on Evergreen Avenue.

Features

  • Camping

Natural Attractions Type

  • Parks, Forests, Trails

Number of Campsites

  • 40

Camping Hook-ups

  • Electric

Campground Type

  • Horseback