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Bell Farm Horse Camp

Whitley City, KY
Teddy R.
Teddy R.

Bell Farm Horse Camp, located on Stearns District of the Daniel Boone National Forest, is a popular place for wagontrain riders who come to "rest a spell." The nearest hiking and horse trails in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. Rock Creek, a State Wild River, runs along the camp. Rock Creek is stocked with rainbow trout year March - June and September - December. A Kentucky fishing licence is required. More .....Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources In the early 1900s this area was a logging and mining town. During the 1930s, a Civilian Conservation Corps camp was located here. The walnut trees you see here today were planted in 1953. Restrictions: Campers only 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Violators will be fined. Do not tie horses to the trees. Riding, hitching, tethering or hobbling a horse or other saddle or back animal in violation of posted instructions is prohibited. All tents and equipment must be located within the designated site. All vehicles must be on marked sites. Use designated parking lots if available. Please throughly clean up manure, hay and garbage before you leave.

River / Stream

Amenities (Offered on site)

Toilet Available
Picnic Table
Potable Water
Campfires Allowed
Tents Allowed

Site Exclusive Activities (Offered on site)

Horseback Riding


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This is not an actual reservation other campers are open to stay at this location.