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Horse Trails and Horse Camps in Iowa | TrailMeister

Trail Name Trail Miles Nearby City Rating Activities Amenities  
Backbone State Park 21 Mi. Dundee, IA --  
Brushy Creek State Recreational Area 50 Mi. Lehigh, IA --  
Dickson Timber Forest Preserve 3 Mi. Carroll, IA --  
Elk Rock State Park 13 Mi. Knoxville, IA --  
Gilbertson County Park 5 Mi. Elgin, IA --  
Grammer Grove 5 Mi. Albion, IA --  
Hacklebarney Woods Mi. Villisca, IA --  
Jester Park 8 Mi. Granger, IA 100%  
Lake of Three Fires State Park 8 Mi. Bedford, IA --  
Matsell Bridge Natural Area 20 Mi. Central City, IA --  
Nine Eagles State Park 6 Mi. Davis City, IA --  
Pierce Creek Park 10 Mi. Shenandoah, IA --  
Pilot Knob State Park 8 Mi. Forest City, IA 100%  
Rock Creek State Park 12 Mi. Kellogg, IA --  
Shimek State Forest 25 Mi. Farmington, IA --  
Southwood Conservation Area 5 Mi. Smithland, IA --  
Stephens State Forest 25 Mi. Lucas, IA --  
Stone State Park 7 Mi. Sioux City, IA --  
Volga River State Recreation Area 25 Mi. Fayette, IA 100%  
Waubonsie State Park 8 Mi. Hamburg, IA --  
Yellow River State Forest 20 Mi. Harpers Ferry, IA --  

TrailMeister is the Iowa horse trails and camp guide to horse riding trails and horse camps. From trailheads in the high country, to state parks, county parks, bridle trails, and wilderness areas, we’ve got your trail ride listed.  Need a trail map? We’ve got them as well as; photos, reviews, trail maps, horse trailer driving directions, videos, and tips! You can search for trailheads, campsites, and campgrounds by state, zipcode, or even if they have a corral or stall for your horse!

Get out of the arena, into the wildflowers, cross the streams and through the woods to breathtaking vistas, lakes, and mountain trails. You’ll love horseback trail riding and horse camping in Iowa.

Trot over to our Iowa Horse Trails search page to find the scenic bridle path or equestrian trail of your dreams in Iowa.

Canter to our Tips page for horsemanship and etiquette tips to help make your horseback trail rides even better. So load that horse trailer and head to some Iowa Horse trails!

Gallop to the videos page and ride along with us as we overnight around the campfire near a quiet mountain trail at backcountry horse camp, surrounded by spectacular scenery.

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