You’d expect, in a state like the Bluegrass, to find many places where you can enjoy a horseback riding adventure — including camping with horseback riding in Kentucky. The Bluegrass State is known for its rolling hills of horse farms and of course our Kentucky Derby, but we also offer several chances for locals and visitors to hop in the saddle themselves. One place where you can either visit with your own horses or go on a guided trail ride (horses provided) is Wranglers Campground and Riding Stable in the beautiful Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.This region of our state is already a nature-lover’s dream come true and you you can also go horseback riding in Kentucky through the woods and along the water for a memorable experience.

The Bluegrass State is filled with outdoor adventure and horseback riding in Kentucky is one that everyone should try at least once. If you’re lucky enough to have your own horse and haven’t been to Wranglers Campground yet, make plans to visit soon! And if you don’t have a horse, but want to experience this beautiful area of Kentucky on horseback, then check out Wranglers Riding Stable for a memorable adventure. Would you love to explore the Land Between the Lakes area on horseback? Let us know in the comments!

For more information on Wranglers Riding Stables, visit their official website.

Address: 5100 Laura Furnace Road, Golden Pond, KY, 42211

And for more on the outdoor adventures to be had within Land Between the Lakes, check out our previous article about one of our favorite trails in this Kentucky treasure!

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Are there any other places where I can go camping with horseback riding in Kentucky?

There are -- you've heard of the Kentucky Horse Park, right? The Bluegrass is horse country, and the eponymous Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington is a place that celebrates this quintessential part of Kentucky culture. This unique theme park has something for everyone, young and old alike. From horseback rides and equine shows to a children's play area and historical plaques, the Kentucky Horse Park is a blue ribbon Bluegrass State destination. But what many don’t know is that you can actually camp overnight at this prized park in Kentucky! There’s a campground located on the rolling blue hills of the Kentucky Horse Park, and pitching a tent at this picturesque park's campground after a day spent horseback riding is most definitely an experience that belongs on your Bluegrass bucket list.

What are some other unique campgrounds in Kentucky?

Kentucky is a camper's paradise, with our 45 state parks providing no shortage of idyllic spots to camp. In addition to the tried-and-true campground favorites in Kentucky, the newer Progress Park campground is a must-visit for all camping enthusiasts in the Bluegrass State. Progress Park is a 12-acre oasis located less than 10 miles from Churchill Downs (an iconic Kentucky Horse Country destination!), the Kentucky Expo Center, and downtown Louisville. But you'd never know it, because it feels like its own little world. The campground has five vintage Airstreams, a bunkhouse, and two houses available for overnight rentals, so you're sure to find your very own Goldilocks camping accommodation here. The best part? The glampground overlooks a pristine, three-acre pond, so you can partake in a beloved Bluegrass pastime: kayaking! In fact, all guests at Progress Park campground have full access to kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, and lifejackets, so you can enjoy a fun day on the water with your family.

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