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Riding Stable & Campground

Horseback riding, camping, and an old time atmosphere. Providing access to miles of scenic trails, wildlife and streams for the ultimate family getaway.

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Our Season Specials

Take advantage of Fall sale for the best prices this season, and be sure to join us  for our Halloween Carnival!

For more specials, events, and more, follow us on our new Facebook page!

Struggling to Find Adventure?

We know that life can be busy and stressful, and finding time to slow down and connect with nature can be a challenge. That's why at Ben's Happy Trails, we offer a one-of-a-kind horse riding and camping experience that provides a much-needed escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Our Experience

At Ben's Happy Trails, we've spent over 30 years helping people just like you create memories that last a lifetime. Enjoy an afternoon on the trails, or time at the campground. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of our region with Ben's Happy Trails.

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30+ Years of Experience

Ben's Happy Trails is proud to have served the community for more than 30 years. We are a family owned business that takes pride in our ability to give customers an experience they won't forget. Hear from some of our happy customers!


"Took my daughter here for her 10th bday. Great friendly staff. Had so much fun with our guide Riley. Recommend 100%. Can't wait to go camping there next."
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Brandon R.

"Very nice place to relax and enjoy a calm trail ride. My horse Duke was beautiful and got along with the other horses. Beautiful day on the trail for a group ride."
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Kristi R.

"We had a great time. Great staff, clean cabins, hot showers. We loved it! Thanks for the great time."
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Holly J.

How To Get Started

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Contact Us

Our staff is eager to answer any questions you may have.

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Plan Your Experience

Find the day and time that works for you and book your reservation.

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Create Memories

Whether you're staying at the lodge, camping, or riding - you'll have a great time and create memories that last forever.


Who We Are

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Ben's Happy Trails is located on the edge of the Shawnee State Forest. While you're here, you can explore the forest or any other local attractions!

Our horses are born and raised at Ben's Happy Trails. They are ridden daily and are very gentle. No matter your riding experience, you'll find the horse that's right for you.

We also offer horse boarding and breeding. Our 20 stall pole barn is available for boarding as well as field boarding. Learn more about our breeding and horse boarding.

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