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Mammoth Cave Horse Campground

60+ miles; trail difficulty - beginner to intermediate

Address: 2578 Ollie Road, Mammoth Cave, KY 42259
Phone: 888.682.3958 Email: https://www.mammothcavehorsecamp.com/contact
Website: https://www.mammothcavehorsecamp.com/ Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/mammothcavehorsecamp1

Here's what you need to know:

  1. Getting here -mostly wide rural highways, narrow road at entrance, do not travel from national park, ferry does not allow trailers.
  2. Parking & Trailers - ample parking on gravel pull through and back in slots big enough for large trailers sun/shade.
  3. Family Friendly - yes
  4. Trail Difficulty - beginners to intermediate.
  5. Trail Info - wagon friendly, obstacles, many groomed trails, mostly forested, streams and some rock formations on first creek trailand McCoy Hollow Trail.
  6. Amenities - showerhouses, restrooms, laundry room, hay, ice, shavings, firewood, dining hall, onsite store, riding arena.
  7. Events & entertainment - organized rides, clinics, live music.
  8. Lodging - 3 furnished bunkhouses.
  9. Hookups - 80 30/50 amp hookups, water and dump station on site.
  10. Stalls - 156 10'x10' and 10'x12' stalls with lights and water.

Other/notable:

From their site:

  • Mammoth Cave Horse Camp is nestled on the fringe of Mammoth Cave National Park in south central Kentucky. While staying here you will experience approximately 60 miles of back country trails offering incredible views of big timber, caves, rivers, waterfalls, creeks, four seasons of color and an abundance of wildlife.

    While in camp you will enjoy first class amenities including water, electric, picnic tables, fire rings and a modern restroom and shower facility, as well as large covered 10x12 stalls for the horses. Book your stay with us, because there's no other place like it!

As one of the highest rated horse camps in the Nation, Mammoth Cave Horse Camp offers visitors an outstanding, one of a kind camping experience. Nestled next to the beautiful and Mammoth Cave National Park, our camp offers over a dozen stunning riding trails spanning 60 scenic miles.

  • Camping Facilities

Our campgrounds are designed to provide our visitors with the most pleasurable and enjoyable experience while staying at our camp. Our camp features a clean, well maintained grounds with electric and water access at every campground as well as comfortable picnic tables and fire rings/grills. We have modern, clean and comfortable showers, restrooms, and large covered 10x12 stalls for the horses.

  • Entertainment

Throughout the year we offer lots of great value, special weekend events featuring delicious home cooked breakfast and dinner buffets, as well as exciting evening entertainment. Whether you decide to stay with us for a 2 or a 3 night event, we can promise you an unbeatable, one of a kind, comfortable and entertaining experience.

  • Why You Will Love our Camp

Our staff strives hard to ensure our visitors’ satisfaction with every aspect of their stay, including everything from unbeatable facility maintenance, friendly service and great entertainment. Our visitors rave about our campground, making us one of the top 3 horsemen’s campgrounds in the nation every year since 2009 (rated by Horse Trail Directory). Our newly constructed facility was built in 2009 and is big rig friendly, features an onsite camp store with ice, hay, t-shirts and other small necessities that you might need to make your stay more pleasurable. Our outdoor 90’x200’ arena features an obstacle course and round pen for the guest use at their leisure. Learn more about our campground, book a stay and we hope to see you soon in beautiful Kentucky!

  • Our Rules and Policies
    Here at Mammoth Cave Horse Camp we don’t have a lot of rules – our objective is for everyone to have a pleasant experience while staying with us. With that in mind here are a few guidelines that we ask everyone to follow:

    Quiet time is from 11:00 PM – 6:00 AM
    Please keep your pets on a leash and under your control at all times
    Please keep your horse at a walk while in the campground
    Please do not disrespect other guests and their families with rude, obnoxious or unruly behavior. Example: excessive drunkenness or excessive noise
    In order that everyone has the opportunity to enjoy their time with us we reserve the right to ask you to leave with no refund should you insist on disrespecting our facility and/or our guests.

    Reservation / Cancellation Policy
    A deposit equal to 25% of the reservation total is due to make a reservation.

    Reservations cancelled 14+ days prior to arrival we will refund any deposit paid less a $20 admin fee.

    For reservations cancelled 7-14 days prior to arrival deposits are eligible to be rolled to a future reservation (less a $20 admin fee) when the future reservation is booked at the time of cancellation. Deposits may only be rolled 1 time; future reservation must be within 1 year.

    For reservations cancelled less than 7 days prior to arrival date deposits will be forfeited. 

    Cancellations less than 14 days prior to arrival for Holiday and event weekends/weeks are not eligible for “rolling” or refund of deposit. 

    Holiday weekends require 2 or 3 nights minimum stay depending on the event

    No Transfer of Deposit will be given for a no show-no call.

    Please be advised that we do not cancel events or close the campground due to weather conditions, i.e. rain, cold or hot weather, etc.

    No rain checks.

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