Indiana Parks, Campgrounds, and Trails

We all love taking the horses out locally, but the best part of owning a horse is the opportunities for adventure. Luckily, the United States is full of horse-friendly outdoor recreation areas perfect for the occasional day trip or longer vacation. We are producing a series to bring you information about the horse-friendly parks, campgrounds, and trails across the United States. 

Trail’s End Bed & Breakfast 5931 Highway #56 Owensboro, Ky 42301 812-649-9575 Directions: 27 miles south I-64 and 3 miles west of Rockport, Indiana Facilities: B&B and overnight stabling.  

Shaky Hill Ranch Horse Motel 7837 South US Highway 231 Cloverdale, IN 46120 Tel: 765-795-6344 E-mail: Located mid way between Indianapolis and Terre Haute on I-70, exit 41. Facilities: 6 stalls, round pen & turn out, feed & hay avail., 5 motels & food within 1 mile. Health papers and negative Coggins required.  

Rocky Ridge Horse Farm RR 13, Box 306-B Brazil, IN 47834 Tel: 765-672-4085; Fax: 765-672-4086 Location: We are located 45 minutes west of Indianapolis just off of I-70. Very easy access for those traveling cross country to shows or equine vacations. Facilities: We have an authentic log cabin with 2 bedrooms that sleeps 4 comfortably and six at the most. This rustic cabin features one bathroom, a full kitchen with microwave, living room, and a wood burning stove for heat. There is a campground located within one mile of our facility. We can also provide you with hookups for your horse trailers. We have horse facilities indoor and outdoor arenas/round pens. So come and spend the night with us.  

Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds 17746-D CR 34 Goshen, In 46528 219/533FAIR (3247) Fax 219/534-3743 Overnight stables are available throughout the year. Over 900 sites with water and electrical hook-ups are available during the summer & limited camping during the winter. The fairgrounds has 10 dump stations. Hoosier Horse Park Rt 1 Box 75 Indianapolis, Indiana 46124, 812-526-5929 for reservations. 30 miles South of Indianapolis, overnight, camping, 324 stalls water, electric for campers. Have trails and horse camping, showers, water, dump station.  

Indiana State Fairgrounds 1202 E. 38th St. Indianapolis, IN 46205-2869 Phone: 317.927.7500 fax:317.927.7578 The Indiana State Fairgrounds is located off of Fall Creek Parkway and 38th Street.  

Brown County State Park Box 608, Nashville, IN 47488 (812) 988-6406 Located in Brown County off Highway 46, the campground entrance is located in the southeast of the park off of SR 135. Facilities: showers, flush toilets, saddle barn, 118 Class A sites and 61 Class C sites, Camp Store, Dumping 70 miles of trails, rolling hills with trails varying from easy to moderately rugged. Potato Creek State Park 25601 State Road 4 North Liberty, IN 46554 (219) 656-8186 Directions: From the US 31 bypass south, exit Mayflour Road, turn right (South), go to the 4th stop sign and turn right on SR 4, go 2 miles to the park entrance on your right . Facilities: Eight miles of trails through woods and meadows. Open Year-Round  

Fees Windara Farms Wanda and Mark Dodd 7979 W Fall Creek Drive Pendleton, IN (317) 485-4604 FAX (317) 485-4228 Located: 2 miles off I69 just 14 miles NE of Indianapolis Facilities: Beautiful, safe, private facility, (12) 12 X 12 stalls, (2) 12 X 16 stalls, turnout, round pen, large indoor & outdoor, heated washrack, lounge, shower, restroom, washer/dryer. Some trails/creek, electrical hookup, on-site supervision. Call ahead, please.  

Tippecanoe River State Park Route 4, Box 95A 4200 N. U.S. 35 Winamac, IN 46996, Phone (219) 946-3213 Directions: From 94 west and exit at 35 South, the park entrance will be on your left. Facilities: 60 developed sites, pit toilets and hitching posts 12 miles of trails 

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