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Giddy Up and Go
A unique adventure awaits those horse enthusiasts
who want to ride the trails and camp with their horses near beautiful Bear Lake in Shawnee Forest.
camp includes 60-campsites which are available on a first come first serve basis and have tie rails, latrines and water for
There are 75-miles of bridle trails in Shawnee State Forest with most directly accessible from the
The Southern Ohio Chapter of the Ohio Horseman’s Council volunteers to help maintain the campsite
and the numerous bridle trails in Shawnee State Forest.
Click Here to learn more about the Ohio Horseman's Council
Bear Lake is located off Shawnee StateForest Road 6 approximately 6-miles northwest
of Camp OYO Boy Scout camp.
Turning off Ohio 125 at
Camp OYO go north on Shawnee Forest Road 1 approximately 3.75 miles to Shawnee Forest Road 4.
on Shawnee Forest Road 4 approximately 1.5 miles to Shawnee Forest Road 6.
Go west on Shawnee Forest Road 6 approximately
3/4 of a mile to Bear Lake.