Horse Campground is an outstanding horse camp.
Trail #95 surrounds the campground which is a the base of
Mt. Baldy. All 5 campsites have horse corrals and there
is ample room to bring your own as well. Please keep into
account some rules that the U.S. Forest Service has in place.
Campground consists of 11 campsites and one 100-person
group campsite. The 11 individual campsites each have shade
ramadas, fire rings with grills and tables. A toilet facility
is available along with a water spigot. The group site has
shade ramadas, a group fire ring and a toilet facility.
The campground is fully accessible.
a campground for those who have horses, Strayhorse is centrally located between two pack trails that lead in
opposite directions, east and west. The western trail, Highline
Trail #47, will take you along the base of the Mogollon
Rim, while Raspberry Trail #35 will take you along the Raspberry
Creek all the way to the Blue River in the Blue Range Primitive
Area. There is a corral available for those with horses.
Just make sure to bring water.
north of Payson, Houston Mesa Campground has most of the facilities one would want when camping
close to a city. Houston Mesa has pretty much everything
but electricity. Showers are available and coin operated
for $1.00 per shower. There is an amphitheater and a 1/2
mile interpretetive trail that is self guided. For those
with RV's, there is a dump station on site. Just across
the road is Houston Mesa Equestrian Campground with large group sites.
and a nine mile horse loop.
Creek Equestrian Campground was designed for the
camper who has horses in mind. All of the campsites are
well spaced and offer plenty of room for large trailers.
The campground is at a nice elevation of approx 6000' and
is surrounded by pine trees which makes a nice summertime
Little Elden Springs Horse Camp is a campground that was created for those who love horses and enjoy riding in a beautiful landscape. This camp has been designed for the particular needs of equestrian campers in mind. All 15 campsites allow easy access for vehicles pulling horse trailers and are equipped with horse-friendly accommodations. It is located near the base of Mount Elden in a lush ponderosa pine and Gamble oak forest. You can access the Kachina Peaks Wilderness at the Weatherford Trail near Schultz Tank just up the road.