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Big Hill Horse Trail in Kansas

Big Hill Lake –  Labette County – This 17-mile trail surrounds three-fourths of the lake providing a variety of terrain for all ages. The trail winds along a scenic hardwood ridge that offers gorgeous views. It also offers tethering areas and three parking areas equipped with limited facilities that may be used for overnight camping by trail riders. Various species of wildlife can be seen. 3 Camps:

  1. North Camp (Dennis) –  Outhouse, open-sided shelter house, large open area for primitive camping, horse pens to be added. Water hydrant.
  2. West Camp (Cherryvale) –  Located 4 miles east of Cherryvale; outhouse, 2 water hydrants, 3 hitching posts, circle drive camp area (shower house 1/4 mile south). Shelter house to be added.
  3. East Camp (Timber Hill) –  primitive camp area with outhouse and 10 horse ties.

All trails closed during firearms deer season. SE Labette County. US Army Corps of Engineers. For information go to: http://www.swt.usace. army.mil./  Click on Locations, Tulsa District Lakes, Kansas.  620-336-2741.

Camping also available at The Bridge Campground, 620-423-1798.