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Trail
Rating
Camp Facilities
Rating
Num Sites Horse Facilities Addn'l Info
Herod
Weather

34 Ranch Campground
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100
Rigorous 
 
 
 
200    
Harrisburg
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Bay Creek Ranch, Inc.
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75
More Difficult 
 
Lodging, elec., showers, toilet, water , dump station
 
63 stall, tie-up, pen, corral, water
Eddyville
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Bear Branch Horse Resort
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250
More Difficult 
 
 
 
80    
Eddyville
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Circle B Ranch
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100
More Difficult 
 
 
 
20    
Danville
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Danville IL Area; south of I-74
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0
Not Rated 
  (Not Star Rated)
elect; water
  (Not Star Rated)
0 stall; water; new barn
Grand Tower
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Devils Backbone Horse Camp
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160
  
  (Not Star Rated)
 
  (Not Star Rated)
12   Photo
Junction
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Double M
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100
Rigorous 
 
 
 
0    
junction
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double m campground
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120
More Difficult 
 
 
 
135    
Franklin Grove
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Franklin Creek trails and campground
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18
More Difficult 
 
 
 
30  
Eddyville
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Hayes Canyon Campground
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300
Rigorous 
 
Elect; Water; Septic; Shower; Toilet; Ice; Firewood
 
0 Water; Pens; Hay; Feed with advance notice
Brimfield
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Jubilee College State Park
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20
More Difficult 
 
Primitive, pump, toilet
 
30 Tie-up, water
Kankakee
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Kankakee River State Park
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12
Easy 
  (Not Star Rated)
 
  (Not Star Rated)
10    
Stonefort
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Little Lusk Trail Lodge
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100
Rigorous 
 
Elect, Shower, Toilet, Water, Septic
 
0 Stall, Tie-up, Water
Oakwood
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Middlefork State Fish & Wildlife Area
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35
Not Rated 
 
 
 
   
Leroy
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Moraine View
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10
More Difficult 
 
 
 
50  
Morrison
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Morrison Rockwood
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20
Easy 
 
 
 
0  
chicago
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national park
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20
More Difficult 
 
 
 
0  
Forest City
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Sand Ridge State Forest
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50
Easy 
 
 
 
20    
Decatur
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Sandcreek
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8
Easy 
 
 
  (Not Star Rated)
0    
Carmi
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Shawnee hills of Southern IL - Saddle Ridge Guest House/horse motel
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0
  
  (Not Star Rated)
 
  (Not Star Rated)
0    
Marion
Weather

Shawnee National Forest
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200
More Difficult 
 
 
 
300   Photo
Equality
Weather

Shawnee National Forest - High Knob Camp
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200
Rigorous 
 
elect-shower-toilet-water
 
100 stall-tie-water
Junction
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Shawnee Natl Forest - Double M camp ground
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100
Easy 
 
 
 
15  

Notes:
Human facilities codes   

Day = Day Use Only
Elect = Electric Hookups
Primitive = Primitive Camp Only
Shower = Showers Available
Toilet = Toilets Available
Water = Water Hookups
Pump = Potable Water - No Hookups

Lodging = Cabins, bunkhouse, etc.

Horse facilities codes

Day = Day Use Only
Stall = Stalls Available
Tie-up = Tie-ups Available
Water = Water
Stream = Stream or creek, check in dry weather
Rentals = Horses for hire


Difficulty rating 
 Easy
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. )
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes)
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand)
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)


Additional sites with lists of trails and camps

Website Description
Chicago Wilderness Online brochure (using Acrobat) of equestrian trails in the 8 counties surrounding Chicago.
Horse & Mule Trails Listing and description of trails and campgrounds offered by a variety of contributors.
Illinois Horse ONLINE Listing of Illinois horse trails and organisations dedicated to preserving the Illinois Horse Trail
Illinois State Parks - Dept of Natural Resources Listing of Equestrian Camping opportunities
McHenry County Conservation District List of hore trails in the McHenry County Conservation District
Trails, Stables, Stopovers Listing of various trails and stopovers. Information ranges from a name and phone number to a fairly good description of the site.