Kettle Moraine North Horse Backpack Group Camp

Kettle Moraine Northern Unit Kettle Moraine S.F.- Northern Unit Web Site provides the opportunity for a variety of outdoor recreational activities. New Prospect Horseriders Campground Kettle Moraine S.F.- Northern Unit's New Prospect Horseriders Campground Web Site has 22 family and 3 group sites that campers with horses can enjoy. Campers must be accompanied by a horse to stay at this campground. The group sites can accommodate up to 20 campers. It is centrally located on the 33-mile bridle trail that winds the length of the state forest. Amenities include a covered horse stable with 24 10' x 10' box stalls, a picnic shelter, drinking water, and vault toilets. Family and group site includes 2 tether poles, fire ring with a partial grate, and a picnic table. A limited number of sites have a metal 10' x 10' pipe corral. Also provided is an open-air picnic shelter in each campground. Firewood is available for sale from the Camp Host, or at the Mauthe Lake Recreation Area whenever the entrance station is open. Campers and trail users can self-register for vehicle admission stickers and trail passes at the campground's self-registration station. New Prospect Horse riders` Campground is traditionally open from late-April through October. Greenbush Group Campground Kettle Moraine S.F.- Northern Unit's Greenbush Group Campground Web Site offers a unique tent camping opportunity for large groups up to 40 persons. Vehicles and trailers are restricted to the parking lot at each site. Extra vehicles and trailers are to park in the main parking lots located at the entrance to the campground. Each site includes one fire ring with a partial cooking grate,and four picnic tables. Amenities are rustic and include a hand pump for drinking water and vault type toilets. Greenbush Group Campground does not have shower facilities nor is it located on a lake. Sites are located near the Greenbush Trails where campers can enjoy hiking or off-road mountain biking. An enclosed picnic shelter is also available for reservations (contact Forest Headquarters, 262-626-2116). Campers can self-register for vehicle admission stickers and trail passes at the Self-Registration Pay Station located at main entrance. Northern Unit Backpack Shelter Campsites Kettle Moraine S.F.- Northern Unit's Northern Unit Backpack Shelter Campsites Web Site are for those that prefer more remote camping and welcome the challenge of hiking to a campsite. Five of the shelters are located along the linear Ice Age Scenic Trail and a sixth is in the midst of the Zillmer Trail System. You must camp at a designated shelter campsite. Each shelter site includes a 4-sided structure with sleeping benches, fire ring with a partial cooking grate, and a vault toilet. Drinking water can be found within a one mile walk of each shelter. Backpack shelter campsites are not accessible by vehicle. All equipment must be packed to the site and all refuse packed out. Most trail shelter parking areas are within a half mile of the site. Occupancy is limited to 10 persons per site and is limited to 1 night. (Another site may be reserved for the 2nd night at a 2nd location or 3rd night at a 3rd location.) Only one camping party is allowed per site, per night. Important! Reservations for the backpack shelter campsites cannot be made on the web, please use the Call Center at 1-800-372-3607 to make reservations.

Amenities Within Facility

Bike Trails
Drinking Water
Hiking Trails
Parking
Picnic Areas
Pit Toilet
Self Registration Pay Station - bridle trail passes and vehicle admission required
Stables 24 first-come first-served box stalls 10'x10'
Toilet, Pit/Vault
trash and recycling dumpsters

QR Code

Get Directions Right Now

Scan the below QR code to get directions right now sent to your phone!

You will need to have a smart phone with a QR code reader.

Want to get turn by turn directions right now? You can use our Road Trip Planner Tool to type in your starting address, and get directions to this location.