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Sahara Creek DNR Horse Camp

Campground Description: 

The Sahara Creek DNR Horse Camp owned by the State of Washington and operated by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources.  Sahara Creek DNR Horse Camp is strictly for horse campers.  No OHVs or casual campers are allowed.  While no corrals were noted there are hitching posts throughout the campground.  The Sahara Creek DNR Horse Camp offers water but no other utilities.  The camping sites encircle a grassy area where a shelter is located.  No horses are allowed in the inner circle.  The Sahara Creek DNR Horse Camp offers 2 trailheads into the forest.  Throughout the area there are dozens and dozens of horse trails that are shared with bicyclists.  Very limited shopping and restaurants are available in Ashford, 4.3 miles east.  Reservations are not possible.

Number of Sites:  Estimated: 14

Electricity:  No

Water:  At a single location

Sewer:  No

Waste Water Dump Station:  No

Directions:  From Puyallup - Follow Highway 512 north or south to the 104th Avenue/Highway 161 exit and follow Highway 161 south for  25.6 miles where Highway 161 meets Highway 7.  Follow Highway 7 south for 10 miles to the intersection with Highway 706.  Turn onto highway 706 eastbound and follow for 3.7 miles to 238th Avenue East.  Turn left and follow for 0.10 miles to the Sahara Creek DNR Horse Camp.

Fishing:  None

Astronomy Opportunities:  None as the tree canopy obstructs the skies

Nearby Golfing:  None

Contact Information: 

Washington State Department of Natural Resources
PO Box 47000
1111 Washington Street SE
Olympia, WA 98504-7000
360-902-1000
Department of Natural Resources

                                 

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The sign as you approach Sahara Creek DNR Horse Camp

The use of off road vehicles at Sahara Creek DNR Horse Camp is prohibited

Sahara Creek DNR Horse Camp offers modern pit toilets

Hitching posts are spread throughout Sahara Creek DNR Horse Camp

The roads at Sahara Creek DNR Horse Camp are wide enough for motor homes pulling horse trailers

Most of the camping sites at Sahara Creek DNR Horse Camp offer picnic tables and fire pits


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