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Horse Trails and Horse Camps in California | TrailMeister

Trail Name Trail Miles Nearby City Rating Activities Amenities  
Afton Canyon Campground 20 Mi. Barstow, CA 100%  
Alabama Hills Recreation Area 50 Mi. Lone Pine, CA --  
Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park 20 Mi. Laguna Niguel, CA --  
Aliso Park Campground 30 Mi. Bakersfield, CA --  
Annadel State Park 45 Mi. Santa Rosa, CA --  
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park- Vern Whittaker Horse Camp 50 Mi. Borrego Springs, CA --  
Arnold Rim Trail 11 Mi. Avery, CA --  
Auburn State Recreation Area - Olmstead Loop 20 Mi. Cool, CA --  
Barnett Ranch Preserve 4 Mi. San Diego, CA --  
Bell Meadow Trailhead 20 Mi. Sonora, CA --  
Big Pine Horse Camp 35 Mi. Big Bear, CA --  
Black Canyon Campground - Mojave National Preserve 45 Mi. Barstow, CA --  
Bogart County Park 5 Mi. Cherry Valley, CA --  
Bridge Camp Horse Camp 40 Mi. Weaverville, CA --  
Browns Canyon 30 Mi. Chatsworth, CA --  
Cache Creek Wildlife Area - Cowboy Camp 10 Mi. Williams, CA --  
Calero County Park 29 Mi. San Jose, CA --  
Caples Creek 30 Mi. Kit Carson, CA --  
Carter Meadows Horse Camp 50 Mi. Callahan, CA --  
Caspers Wilderness Park 20 Mi. San Juan Capistrano, CA --  
Cherry Canyon Park 10 Mi. Pasadena, CA --  
Chimineas Ranch 25 Mi. Maricopa, CA --  
Chino Hills State Park 60 Mi. Chino, CA --  
Clark Fork Campground 35 Mi. Sonora, CA --  
Coyote Hills Regional Park 10 Mi. Fremont, CA --  
Coyote Meadow 50 Mi. Sonora, CA --  
Crabtree 50 Mi. Sonora, CA --  
Cronan Ranch 12 Mi. Pilot Hill, CA --  
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park 100 Mi. San Diego, CA --  
Diamond Valley Lake 6 Mi. Menifee, CA --  
Doran Regional Park 2 Mi. Bodega Bay, CA --  
Dru Barner Horse Camp 20 Mi. Georgetown, CA --  
Eagle Meadow Horse Camp 20 Mi. Twain Harte, CA --  
East Creek Campground 40 Mi. Alturas, CA --  
Ed R. Levin County Park 24 Mi. Milipitas, CA --  
Edgewood County Park 10 Mi. San Mateo, CA --  
Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve 17 Mi. Escondido, CA --  
Ellwood Mesa & beach access & Goleta Butterfly Grove 3 Mi. Goleta, CA --  
Empire Mine State Park 14 Mi. Grass Valley, CA --  
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area 40 Mi. Sacramento, CA --  
Foothill Regional Park 7 Mi. Windsor, CA --  
Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park 14 Mi. San Dimas, CA --  
Gaviota State Park 34 Mi. Santa Barbara, CA --  
Green Spot Horse Camp 35 Mi. Big Bear, CA --  
Griffith Park 15 Mi. Los Angeles, CA --  
Happy Camp Canyon Regional Park 12 Mi. Los Angeles, CA --  
Harford Springs Reserve 4 Mi. Riverside, CA --  
Helen Putnam Regional Park 6 Mi. Petaluma, CA --  
Hellhole Canyon Preserve 14 Mi. Valley Center, CA --  
Henry Coe State Park 25 Mi. Gilroy, CA --  
Hidden Falls Regional Park 30 Mi. Auburn, CA --  
Hidden Horse Campground 100 Mi. Yreka, CA --  
Huddart County Park 15 Mi. Menlo Park, CA --  
Humboldt State Park, Cuneo Creek Horse Camp 50 Mi. Eureka, CA --  
Jackson State Forest 30 Mi. Fort Bragg, CA --  
Joseph D Grant Equestrian Campground 52 Mi. San Jose, CA --  
Joshua Tree Black Rock Campground 100 Mi. Yucca Valley, CA --  
Joshua Tree National Park - Ryan Camp 200 Mi. Joshua Tree, CA --  
KCL Campground 20 Mi. Bakersfield, CA --  
Kennedy Meadows 50 Mi. Sonora, CA --  
La Purisima Mission State Historic Park 25 Mi. Lompoc, CA --  
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park 20 Mi. Laguna Beach, CA --  
Laguna Mountain Recreation Area 20 Mi. San Diego, CA --  
Lake Cahuilla Recreation Area 10 Mi. La Quinta, CA --  
Lake Mendocino 7 Mi. Ukiah, CA --  
Lake Oroville State Recreational Area 40 Mi. Oroville, CA --  
Lake San Antonio 35 Mi. San Miguel, CA --  
Lassen Volcanic National Park 100 Mi. Redding, CA --  
Lassen West village 25 Mi. Chester, CA --  
Little Lasier Meadows Horse Camp 25 Mi. Truckee, CA --  
Live Oak Camp Lake Cachuma 100+ Mi. Santa Barbara, CA --  
Loafer Loop 6.2 Mi. Oroville, CA --  
Loon Lake Equestrian Camp 30 Mi. Pollack Pines, CA --  
Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve 6 Mi. San Diego, CA --  
Lynch Canyon 10 Mi. Fairfield, CA, CA --  
Malibu Creek State Park 15 Mi. Calabasas, CA --  
Martin Dairy Horse Camp 25 Mi. Yreka, CA --  
Mattole Beach 20 Mi. Petrolia, CA --  
McCall Memorial Equestrian Park 20 Mi. Idylwild, CA --  
Mill Creek Trail 10 Mi. Crescent City, CA --  
Mission Peak Regional Preserve 30 Mi. Fremont, CA --  
Montaña de Oro State Park 20 Mi. San Luis Obispo, CA --  
Mount Diablo State Park 20 Mi. Concord, CA --  
Nira Campground 35 Mi. Santa Ynez, CA --  
ONeill Regional Park 23 Mi. Trabuco Canyon, CA --  
Orick Creek Trailhead - Redwood National Park 73 Mi. Orick, CA --  
Pacheco State Park - Dinosaur Point 28 Mi. Hollister, CA --  
Pepperdine Campground 35 Mi. Alturas, CA --  
Point Reyes National Seashore 100 Mi. San Fransisco, CA --  
Powder Canyon 10 Mi. Anaheim, CA --  
Ramona Grasslands Preserve 4+ Mi. Ramona, CA --  
Rancho San Antonio County Park 24 Mi. Cupertino, CA --  
Red Rock Canyon State Park 20 Mi. Lancaster, CA --  
Reyes Creek Camp 20 Mi. Ojai, CA --  
Ribbonwood Horse Camp 35 Mi. Palm Desert, CA 100%  
Riley Wilderness Park 5 Mi. Coto De Caza, CA --  
Round Valley Regional Preserve 7 Mi. Brentwood, CA --  
Sam McDonald County Park 26 Mi. San Mateo, CA --  
Santa Rosa Valley Park 5 Mi. Camarillo, CA --  
Santiago Oaks Regional Park 10 Mi. Orange, CA --  
Shackleford Trailhead - Marble Mountains 50 Mi. Yreka, CA --  
Shiloh Ranch Regional Park 10 Mi. Windsor, CA --  
Sierra Meadow Ranch 100 Mi. Mammoth Lakes, CA --  
Sinkyone Wilderness State Park 10 Mi. Fort Bragg, CA --  
Skillman Flat Horse Camp 25 Mi. Nevada City, CA --  
Sly Park Recreation Area 10 Mi. Placerville, CA 100%  
Snake Lake Campground 20 Mi. Quincy, CA --  
Soup Spring Campground 35 Mi. Alturas, CA --  
Spenceville Wildlife Area 10 Mi. Yuba City, CA --  
Spring Lake Regional Park 3 Mi. Santa Rosa, CA --  
Stagecoach Trails Horse Camp and RV Resort 500 Mi. Julian, CA 100%  
Sweetwater Summit Regional Park 15 Mi. San Diego, CA --  
Tells Creek Horse Camp 25 Mi. Pollock Pines, CA --  
Tolowa Dunes State Park 10 Mi. Crescent City, CA --  
Tri County Fair Grounds 0 Mi. Bishop, CA --  
Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve 2 Mi. Newport Beach, CA --  
Ventura River Preserve 10 Mi. Ojai, CA --  
Wawona Horse Camp, Yosemite National Park 30 Mi. Mariposa, CA --  
Weimar Institute 5 Mi. Sacramento, CA --  
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area 50 Mi. Redding, CA --  
White Horse Campground Loop 100 Mi. Meadow Valley, CA --  
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park 17 Mi. Trabuco Canyon, CA --  
Wild Horse Horse Camp 25 Mi. Big Bear, CA --  
Wrights Lake Equestrian Camp 100 Mi. Placerville, CA --  
Wunderlich County Park 17 Mi. Menlo Park, CA --  
Zmudowski State Beach 5 Mi. Monterey, CA --  

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