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Horseshoe Equestrian Group Camp is located within the Picayune Strand State Forest (Collier County), about 2 miles east of Naples, FL. There is no potable water or electric facilities available, but there is non-potable water available at the horse stalls. There are also fire rings, picnic tables and a portable restroom available. Recreational activities featured here are: horseback riding, bike riding, picnicking, bird watching, wildlife viewing and hiking.
Natural Features
Picayune Strand State Forest is the fourth largest state forest in Florida and is named after the largest of several cypress strands that once occupied much of the eastern portion of the property. The 74,168-acre forest is comprised of two tracts, the South Golden Gates Estates Tract to the east and the Belle Meade Tract to the west.

Picayune Strand State Forest is in the heart of the Big Cypress Basin. The majority of this hydric forest is under water during the wet season. The forest is a mosaic of cypress strands, wet prairie and pine flatwoods in the lowlands and subtropical hardwood hammocks in the uplands. The northern section of the Belle Meade Tract contains many second-growth South Florida slash pine, with some remnant trees being over 100 years old!
The Picayune Strand State Forest, Belle Meade Tract provides equestrians with a 22-mile trail that is included in the Florida Forest Service, Trailtrotter Program. The Horseshoe Equestrian Group Camp adjacent to the forest office serves as the eastern trailhead for the trail. Please note that all horses on the forest must have current negative Coggins test results, proof of which is to be carried by each rider at all times. In addition, there are opportunities for hiking and off road biking.
In addition to the 2 horse stalls that come with the Horseshoe Equestrian Group Camp rental, 1 Pavilion and 17 horse stalls are available for rent. Also, 2 porta-johns are available for use.
No potable water available, please bring your own
No electricity available
Non-potable water available at stalls for horses
Group camp site can accommodate large horse trailers
The pavilion is only for day-use only. No camping allowed.

Horseshoe Equestrian Group Camp Picayune State Forest camping trips are easy to plan with ReserveAmerica. Horseshoe Equestrian Group Camp Picayune State Forest campground reservations can be made online. Click one of the links below to see available campsites at Horseshoe Equestrian Group Camp Picayune State Forest or day pass availability.