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

Alum Creek State Park
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50
Challenging 
 
Primitive
 
15 Water, Tie-up Photo
Wheeling WV
Weather

Barkcamp
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30
Rigorous 
 
 
 
50  
Cambridge
Weather

Barkcamp State Park
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20
More Difficult 
 
Elect, Water
 
15 Water, Tie-up Photo
East Liverpool
Weather

Beaver Creek State Park
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50
Challenging 
 
 
 
100    
Zanesville
Weather

Blue Rock State Forest
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26
More Difficult 
 
 
 
0  
Brecksville
Weather

Brecksville Reservation
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9
More Difficult 
 
 
 
0  
Springfield
Weather

Buck Creek State Park
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8
More Difficult 
 
 
  (Not Star Rated)
101    
Waynesville
Weather

Caesar Creek State Park
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25
More Difficult 
 
Primitive
 
25 Tie-up, Water Photo
Danville
Weather

Camp Mohaven
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20
More Difficult 
 
 
 
10    
LaGrange
Weather

Carlise Reservation
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6
Easy 
 
 
  (Not Star Rated)
0    
Dayton
Weather

Carriage Hills MetroPark
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6
Easy 
 
 
  (Not Star Rated)
0    
Akron
Weather

Cuyahoga Valley National Park
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25
Rigorous 
 
 
  (Not Star Rated)
0    
Mt. Sterling
Weather

Deer Creek State Park
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14
Easy 
 
primitive, toilet,
 
3 water, tie-up, stream
Nashport
Weather

Dillon State Park
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20
More Difficult 
  (Not Star Rated)
 
  (Not Star Rated)
0    
Williamsburg
Weather

East Fork Park
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50
Rigorous 
 
 
 
17   Photo
Batavia
Weather

East Fork State Park
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55
More Difficult 
 
Elect; Shower; Toilet; Pump
 
15 Tie-up; Water  
Berlin Hts.
Weather

Edison Woods
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12
Easy 
 
outhouses
  (Not Star Rated)  
12 tie rails
Ironton
Weather

Elkins Creek Horsecamp & Tack Shop, LLC
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100
More Difficult 
 
Electric, Shower, Toilet,Lodging
 
60 Stalls,Water, Outdoor Arena Photo
Vandalia
Weather

Englewood Metro Park
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4
Easy 
  (Not Star Rated)  
 
  (Not Star Rated)  
0  
Chillicothe
Weather

Great Seal State Park
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20
Challenging 
 
Primitive, Water
 
5 Tie-up, Water  
Cadiz
Weather

Harrison State Forest
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20
More Difficult 
 
 
 
20  
Hinckley
Weather

Hinckley Reservation
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14
More Difficult 
 
 
  (Not Star Rated)
0    
Logan
Weather

Hocking Hills State Park / Three Reasons Farms
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50
More Difficult 
 
Cabin, Shower, Toilet, Water, Elect
 
8    
Hocking Hills
Weather

Hocking Hills State Park/Palmerosa Campgrounds
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50
Challenging 
 
 
 
0    
Lancaster
Weather

Hocking State Forest
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40
More Difficult 
 
Primitive
 
25 Tie-up, Water Photo
Millersburg
Weather

Holmes County Trail
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10
Easy 
 
Lodging
  (Not Star Rated)
0  
College City
Weather

Hueston Woods
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18
More Difficult 
 
 
 
13  
College Corner
Weather

Hueston Woods Horsecamp
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23
More Difficult 
 
 
 
27    
Granville
Weather

Infirmary Mound Park
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6
Easy 
 
No camping on site
 
0 Day , Water
Richmond
Weather

Jefferson Lake State Park
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25
More Difficult 
 
 
 
20    
Albany
Weather

Lake Snowden
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13
Not Rated 
 
 
 
25    
Ironton
Weather

Lake Vesuvius - Wayne National Forest (Primitive)
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46
Rigorous 
 
Primitive
 
30 Tie-up
Mansfield
Weather

Malabar Farm State Park
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12
Easy 
 
Primitive, Pump
 
15 Tie-up, Water  
Toledo
Weather

Metroparks Of Toledo/Oak Openings Preserve
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16
Easy 
  (Not Star Rated)
DAY
  (Not Star Rated)
0 DAY
Cincinnati
Weather

Miami Whitewater Forest
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14
Easy 
  (Not Star Rated)  
Day Toilet
  (Not Star Rated)  
0 Day Tie-Ups  
Mansfield
Weather

Mohican State Park
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25
More Difficult 
 
Pit Toilet
 
15 Water, Tie-up  
Swanton
Weather

Oak Openings
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16
Easy 
 
DAY
  (Not Star Rated)
0 DAY
Hillsboro
Weather

Paint Creek State Park
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17
More Difficult 
 
 
 
10    
Perrysville
Weather

Pleasant Hill Lake Park
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15
More Difficult 
 
 
 
30    
Cambridge
Weather

Salt Fork State Park
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30
Rigorous 
 
Primitive
 
25 Tie-up, Water  
Chillicothe
Weather

Scioto Trail State Forest
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21
More Difficult 
  (Not Star Rated)
 
  (Not Star Rated)
0    
Portsmouth
Weather

Shawnee State Forest
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75
Rigorous 
 
Primitive, Toilet
 
20 Tie-up, Stream Photo
Asvhille
Weather

Slate Run Metro Park
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2
More Difficult 
 
 
  (Not Star Rated)
0    
Moreland Hills
Weather

South Chagrin Reservation - Cleveland Metroparks
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15
More Difficult 
 
 
  (Not Star Rated)
0   Photo
Shawnee
Weather

Stone Church
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26
More Difficult 
 
 
 
10  
Athens
Weather

Strouds Run State Park
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20
Rigorous 
 
 
  (Not Star Rated)
0   Photo
Bellbrook
Weather

Sugarcreek Metro Park
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6
Easy 
 
 
  (Not Star Rated)
0    
Toledo
Weather

Swan Creek Stable
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16
Easy 
 
day
 
0 day
Bainbridge
Weather

Tanglewood Acres Horsecamp
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50
Challenging 
 
Elect-Shower,Toilet,Pump
 
50 Tie-up, Water, Stream
Chillicothe
Weather

Tar Hollow State Park
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50
More Difficult 
 
Primitive
 
35 Tie-up, Water  
Spencer
Weather

The Briar Patch Farm
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2
Not Rated 
  (Not Star Rated)  
Shower, Toilet, Water, Lodging
  (Not Star Rated)  
1 Stall, Water  
Canton
Weather

Tri-County Horse Center
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50
More Difficult 
 
primative, toilet, water
 
15 tie-up, pump
Germantown
Weather

Twin Creek Metro Park
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10
Easy 
 
 
  (Not Star Rated)
0    
Van Buren
Weather

Van Buren State Park
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11
More Difficult 
 
Primitive, showers available
 
36 tie-up, water  
Zanesville
Weather

WALKAbOUT CREEK CAMPGROUND, LLC
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26
Easy 
 
elect, water, toilets
 
37 water, tie-ups
Logan
Weather

Wayne National Forest-A Bend In The Road Cabins
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0
  
  (Not Star Rated)
Cabin
  (Not Star Rated)
2 Stall-Water
Ravenna
Weather

West Branch State Park
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20
More Difficult 
 
 
 
10  
South Bloomingville
Weather

White Ridge Cabins
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20
Easy 
 
 
 
3  
Gibsonburg
Weather

White Star Park
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4
Easy 
 
Day, Toilet
  (Not Star Rated)
0 Day, Tie-up
Athens
Weather

Zeleski State Forest
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50
More Difficult 
 
Primitive
 
20 Tie-up  

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
Horse & Mule Trails Listing and description of trails and campgrounds offered by a variety of contributors.
Ohio Dept Tourism Nice graphic of state and horse trails (about 30) operated by the Div of Parks with links to individual park websites.
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.
Wildernet.com Detail listing of trails. Each trail in an area or park is listed separately.