Alerts and Important Information
Vern Whitaker Horse Camp is for horse camping and day use only. The campsite fee includes up to 8 people maximum, 2 horses, one motorized vehicle and one trailer. Anything more is considered additional.
Additional fees: 2 additional horses are allowed at an additional charge, per horse per night, for a maximum of 4 horses per campsite. If you wish to have a second motor vehicle stay with you in the campground, there is an extra vehicle charge (truck pulling trailer is considered one motorized vehicle). There is a day use fee for motorized vehicles (truck pulling trailer is considered one motorized vehicle). Additional fees will be collected at the campground.
Vern Whitaker Horse Camp has 10 campsites. Each campsite has a barbecue, fire ring, picnic table, and 4 corrals. There are restrooms with flush toilets and a shower. Bring your own bucket and hose for watering your horse.
VERN WHITAKER HORSE CAMP: Vern Whitaker Horse Camp is located roughly 8 miles north of the town of Borrego Springs off of Henderson Canyon Road and includes a 3-mile drive on a single track dirt road to the camp.
A : Available for online reservation (click to book arrival date)
# : Number of site(s) available in the nonspecific group.
L : Accepting Lottery Application (click to apply for the lottery)
C : Available for Call Center reservation
W : Available for Walk-up visitors (at facility, first-come-first-served)
R : Reserved
X : Not Available
Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
+When you reserve one of these sites, it will not be a site specific reservation. You will be assigned a site when you arrive at the campground.
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.