Harvey County West Park – Near Newton. West Park. 6 1/2 miles of trails. North trailhead is at Walnut Grove campground just off NW 36th Street. Day use or overnight camping permitted. Water available and group electric boxes. Bring a long, extra heavy-duty extension cord to reach the box. Primitive camping also available. Tie horse to trailer, picket, or bring portable pen. South trailhead is on NW 24th Street just west of bridge and is for day riding only with room for parking on road. Pay fees at bait shop or Walnut Grove campground. Trails are closed during deer rifle season.
No shoes necessary; great trails for conditioning or training a young horse. Open flat areas, gentle slopes, bridges, by streams and a lake, in and out of shade. Trails are multi-use for horses, hikers, and bicycles. No motorized vehicles. Ample parking for large rigs and room to safely tie your horses. Please obtain daily use or seasonal permit before riding.
From Newton at I-135, take exit 30 and US 50 west. Go 13 miles west on US 50 to Halstead Rd.; turn north (right) and go 4 miles to NW 36th Street. Turn west (left) and go 3 miles; just before bridge is the Walnut Grove camping entrance, turn south (left) and camp area sign will be on right.
Call 316-283-5420 for further information. Trail maps available.
Additional riding trails at Harvey County East Park.