34th Annual One Horse Gap Trail Ride (Shawnee)
New Hope Hill Campground
56 New Hope Ln
Herod, IL 62947
The Buchanan Family's traditional One Horse Gap Trail Ride is hosted during the second week of October at New Hope Hill Campground, located in the Hidden Springs Ranger District.
Some of the most phenomenal views of the magnificent Shawnee National Forest is right out our back door. Shawnee National Forest is enclosed with rapid streams, mazes of boulders, steep cliffs, sandstone bluffs, surging waterfalls, secrete caves, deep gorges, and breathtaking overlooks. These magnificent views mold Shawnee into one of the most beautiful locations to ride on horseback in the United States. Join our friends and family for an unforgettable week of trail riding through the spectacular Shawnee "No one knows the Shawnee like we do!!"
Bob Buchanan, owner of New Hope Hill Campground, founded the One Horse Gap Trail Ride in 1985. The Buchanan Family invites you to join their traditional six day organized One Horse Gap Trail Ride. The annual One Horse Gap Trail Ride is hosted during the second week of October.
New Hope Hill Campground consists of 70 well-maintained campsites. Each campsite provides access to electric hook ups & water hydrants. Dogs are allowed but must be kept on a leash. No stallions allowed.
Annual One Horse Gap Trail Ride is a 6 day event. The camping fee is $175.00 plus $75.00 per additional adult. This includes 7 nights of camping, Saturday night through Friday night, AirVac insurance, an organized trail ride from Sunday afternoon to Friday afternoon, & entertainment. Evening entertainment includes: a live band & dance, pickin' & grinnin' by the campfire, & bingo. Horse pens are available for a weekly rate of $20 per pen. Campers are welcomed to bring their own picket line or pen at free of charge.