Description

There’s plenty to keep equestrians and non-equestrians alike busy in the Huntersville State Forest, and both groups co-exist happily in this little slice of horse heaven that is the Shell City Horse Campground. There are 27 no-frills sites designed specifically for horse campers, and eight additional rustic sites that are perfect for everyone else. As an added bonus, the campground sits along 24 miles of horse trails, with a fun river crossing thrown in for good measure. Check out a state forest map before heading out, and you’re bound to find something to enjoy on four hooves, or on two feet.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
35 sites
Up to guests per site
Hike in , Equestrian
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Boating
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Swimming

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Shell City Horse Campground.

Forest
Lake
River, stream, or...
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Park
Huntersville State Forest
State
Minnesota
Country
United States
Phone Number
651-296-6157
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
46.794° N, 94.941° W
$14/night
Tent Only - Hike In: 8 Sites
(Up to people per site)
$16/night
Equestrian: 27 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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