By Kristina Lotz - originally published on ThurstonTalk.com 7/23/22
Margaret McKinney Campground, located in the Capital State Forest, requires a Discover Pass for parking. Once you have one, you are good to go, whether for a day or a weekend of trail riding fun.
Camping With Your Horse at Capitol State Forest’s Margaret McKinney Campground
If you decide to camp with your horse and trail ride, you will find the amenities nice at Margaret McKinney. The campgrounds are open for summer trail riding, from May 1 to October 31. You can make reservations by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure you give you them all the information they need including:
- First and last names
- Number of people
- Mention you have horses!
- Site you want to reserve – for horses this is the B-Loop sites: B-4 and B-6
- Check in and out dates
- Whether you would accept another site if the one you want is not available
- Total number of vehicles
- Size of RV if you have one
- Total number of people
Reservations need to be made at least 3 days in advanced and give them 48 hours to respond to your email. Maximum stay is seven days in a year. Check-in with Camp Host for reservations and campsite status when you arrive. If you arrive same day and there is an empty campsite, it will be available at 7 p.m., first come, first served for one night.