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Hillsdale Lake (Saddle Ridge Horse Trails)

Hillsdale Lake Horse Trails in Kansas

Hillsdale Lake (Saddle Ridge Horse Trails) –  Miami Co. Marysville equestrian area on east side of reservoir has 32+ miles of marked and unmarked trails available to horseback riders. Trails start on state-managed property and extend through Corps property. Outside of this area, riding is allowed only on maintained roads, bridle paths and parking areas. Livestock not allowed in developed picnic, camp, or beach areas.

Saddle Ridge Campground offers shelter house with grill and picnic tables, vault toilet, 21 campsites with water & electricity and tie poles, 12 sites with pipe corrals and water hookups, 2 wash bays, new 4-shower bath house, 3 manure pits. Primitive area also available to park trailers and camp overnight with 3 pipe corrals. Campground located on east side of lake on 253rd Street directly west of Rural Water District No.2 treatment plant. 

Effective January 2019, ReserveAmerica on line reservations are no longer available for Saddle Ridge Campground, Hillsdale Park, Paola, KS. The webpage will show the campground sites and information but reflect each as "reserved" or "not available". The change is to assist campers in distinguishing between equestrian specific, and non-equestrian camping sites. To select and reserve a site:

a. Go online to ReserveAmerica Hillsdale to research site numbers and amenities:
b. Call any of the following three phone numbers to reserve the campsite:  Saddle Ridge Campground Host Jan Kromer 816-509-4695;
Saddle Ridge Campground Office: 913-783-4595; Park Office Mon-Fri 8am - 4 pm 913-783-4507

Hillsdale State Park, NE Miami County. Park Office 913-783-4507, kdwpt.hillsdalesp.gov, www.ksoutdoors.com.

Approximately 15 minutes from I-35.

Camping also available at S&S Stables, 913-856-5570, www.ssstables.com.