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Experience the Beauty of Blake Lowry Horse Camp at Lake Lou Yaeger, Illinois
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Blake Lowry Horse Camp in Illinois | Top Horse Trails

Located in the heart of Illinois, Blake Lowry Horse Camp at Lake Lou Yaeger offers a unique opportunity for horse enthusiasts to explore 25 miles of unmarked horse trails. Whether you're an experienced rider or just starting, this campground provides the perfect setting for an unforgettable equestrian adventure.

Electric and Primitive Camping

The campground caters to a range of preferences, offering both electric and primitive equestrian sites. Each of the 25 sites features water spigots and electric hookups (30 and 50-amp sizes available), fire pits, and posts for tie lines. Two sites are handicap accessible, ensuring that all riders can enjoy their stay. The campground can accommodate rigs ranging from 50 to 145 feet, so be sure to specify your needs when making reservations.

Convenient Trail Access

Accessing the trail from the south side of the campground, riders can easily explore the scenic beauty of Lake Lou Yaeger and its surroundings. The campground also features a shower house, ensuring that you can freshen up after a day of riding. For those in need of dumping stations, there is one located on the Lake grounds, as well as two manure pits for convenient waste disposal.

Primitive Camping and Day Riding

In addition to the electric sites, Blake Lowry Horse Camp offers 30 primitive campsites for those seeking a more rustic experience. Day riders are also welcome to enjoy the trails, making this campground the perfect destination for riders of all types.

Plan Your Adventure

Whether you're looking for a weekend getaway or a longer stay, Blake Lowry Horse Camp at Lake Lou Yaeger has everything you need for an unforgettable equestrian experience. Book your stay today and embark on your next adventure in Illinois' great outdoors.


Blake Lowry Horse Camp offers the following facilities and amenities:

  • Equestrian trails
  • Primitive and electric campsites
  • Water spigots and electric (30 and 50 amp sizes available)
  • Fire pits
  • Posts for tie lines
  • Shower house
  • Dump station
  • Manure pits


Equestrian Campground

This campground can accommodate rigs ranging from 50-145 feet. Please specify the size you need when making a reservation. You can access the trail from the south side of the campground. A water spigot is available and access to the horse trails from the south side of the campground. There is a shower house on the premises of the campground. A dump station is available on the Lake ground, and two manure pits are available at the equestrian campground.


Cost Details:

  • Equestrian Primitive - $20 per day



  • All campgrounds at Lake Lou Yaeger are open from April 1 - October 31.
  • To make a reservation, please call the Campground Managers at 217-324-4771. If necessary, please leave a message with your name and number and someone will return your call. Reservations are not available online.
  • Dogs are prohibited on horse trails or in the cabins.
  • Contact Details: 217-324-4771


If you want to discover and explore other campsites and horse trails, here are some of them that you may visit:


IL - Ramsey Lake State Recreation Area




Blake Lowry Horse Camp does require reservations for overnight accommodations. Please visit their page here on Top Horse Trails - Blake Lowry Horse Camp for more information