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Chehaw

Near: AlbanyGa (Weather)
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3 Difficulty: Easy Trail
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Trail Description Horse trails are a new concept at Chehaw. There is currently one marked horse trail, a loop about 2.5 miles long. The Park is currently in the process of moving the perimeter fencing to the Zoo. Once this happens, more horse trails and mileage will be added. This will open up about 10 miles of designated horse trail and should be ready for use by 2017. At the moment, horses are restricted to the single marked trail or existing firebreaks. There are separate bicycle and hiking trails throughout the Park. Horses are not allowed on the bike trails and bicycles are not allowed on the horse trails. There is a chance that you may see bicycles on adjacent trails. Most horses handle this pretty well but riders of particularly spooky horses should use caution. Most of the trail is old clay or sandy firebreaks. Some of these firebreaks are still in use and depending on the time of year can be soft. Footing is mostly good throughout the year, no rocks or hills. Cost is $5 per horse, per day.Year membership is $25 on top of Chehaw Membership.
Best Time to Visit
Times to Avoid Days with bike or running events. Horse trails subject to be close on these days. Always best to call ahead to schedule.
Campground The Horse Camping Area is separate from the cabins, tent, and RV campgrounds, although those areas can also be utilized. In this grassy area there are two electrical boxes that can each accommodate two trailers. Tents can also be set up in this area. There are three sturdy 12x12 outdoor corrals that are available for rent. Horses can be picketed in this area as well. Tying horses to trees is not permitted. There are water spigots and a hose next to the stalls and an outdoor hitch/washing area as well. Camping is $10 per horse (whether corralled, stalled, or picketed ), in addition to our normal camping rates. This $10 includes your $5 daily ride fee.
Human Facilities: Horse Facilities: Operated by: Contact: Additional Information
elect, shower, toilet, water, pump, lodging stall, water Chehaw
229.430.3966
mburnette@chehaw.org
Morgan Burnette
105 Chehaw Park Rd.
Albany, Ga 31701
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This information was provided by moseegburn on 2/29/2016 12:29:02 PM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
 Easy
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)

   

   

   

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