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BIG CREEK HORSE CAMP, NC

part ofGreat Smoky Mountains National Park, National Park Service
Photo: BIG CREEK HORSE CAMP
Status: Open through Sun Oct 26 2014   Season Dates
Site, Loop:2, Horse Camp 1-5
Type:EQUESTRIAN NONELECTRIC Amenities:
Accessible
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Reservation Window: Tue Sep 23 2014 – Mon Mar 23 2015


Check-in: 1:00 pm
  


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Departure date:
 
Check-out: 12:00 pm
ADA Accessibility Alert
You are about to make a reservation for an ACCESSIBLE SITE.
This site is accessible for persons with physical disabilities. If you do reserve this site, upon arrival you may be required to show proof of disability prior to occupancy. If no one in your party has needs for an accessible site, you may not reserve this site unless this is the only site available at the time of your request. Under this condition, If no one in your party has a disability, you may be asked after arrival to move to a non-accessible site during your stay, if a qualified party requests an accessible site and another non-accessible site is available.This accessibility alert does not apply to group campgrounds, or to group day-use shelters.

Site Details

  • Site Type: EQUESTRIAN NONELECTRIC
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Accessible: Y
  • Site Access: Drive-In
  • Checkin Time: 1:00 pm
  • Checkout Time: 12:00 pm
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 6
  • Pets Allowed: Domestic,Horse
  • Min Num of Vehicles: 1
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 4
  • Driveway Grade: Moderate
  • Driveway Surface: Gravel
  • Driveway Entry: Back-In
  • Driveway Length: 62
  • Max Vehicle Length: 35
  • Shade: Partial
  • Tent Pad Length: 16
  • Tent Pad Width: 16
  • Capacity/Size Rating: Single
  • Double Driveway: Y
  • Tent Pad: Y
  • Horse Stall/Corral: Y
  • Max Num of Horses: 4
  • BBQ: Y
  • Campfire Allowed: Y
  • Condition Rating: Good
  • Fire Pit: Y
  • Grills/Fire Ring: Y
  • Location Rating: Good
  • Picnic Table: Y
  • Site Rating: Standard
Photo: 2, Horse Camp 1-5 Photo: 2, Horse Camp 1-5 Photo: 2, Horse Camp 1-5 Photo: 2, Horse Camp 1-5 Photo: 2, Horse Camp 1-5

Know Before You Go

Site

This site is intended for use only by parties with at least one physically disabled person in the party. Camper(s) must have a horse. All horses must have a current coggins test. There are individual campsites in the horse camp and two central horse stalls which are near all the sites but not visible from all the sites. Campers are responsible for cleaning their stalls before departure and placing waste in a manure trailer. Campsites do not have space enough to allow use of an awning if you have two horse trailers. Fires are allowed in fire rings only. Pets must be on a leash at all times and not left unattended. Pets are not allowed on trails.

Notes

Site

Food storage regulations are strictly enforced. Horse feed is also covered by food storage regulations. Please do not reserve this site unless at least one member of your party requires accessible features. There are individual campsites in the horse camp and two central horse stalls. The stalls are visible only from sites 3, 4 and 5. The site arranagement was redone in 2007. The accessible site is now site #2. It includes two driveways (previously sites 3 & 4), only one of which is accessible. However, the second driveway will allow for parking of additional vehicles. Campers are responsible for cleaning their stalls before departure and placing waste in a manure trailer. Fires are allowed in fire rings only. Pets must be on a leash at all times and not left unattended. Pets are not allowed on trails.

Food storage regulations are strictly enforced. Horse feed is also covered by food storage regulations. There are individual campsites in the horse camp and two central horse stalls. The stalls are visible only from sites 3, 4 and 5. The site arranagement was redone in 2007. Site 1 now has two driveways (previously sites 1 & 2); sites 3 and 4 (previously sites 5 and 6) have double-wide driveways, and sites 5 and 6 (previously 7 and 8) have a single driveway. Some sites may not allow the use of an awning if you have two horse trailers. Campers are responsible for cleaning their stalls before departure and placing waste in a manure trailer. Fires are allowed in fire rings only. Pets must be on a leash at all times and not left unattended. Pets are not allowed on trails.

** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the facility.
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