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Horse Camping

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If you would like to speak to someone about the park, feel fee to contact the park at 519-353-7206 or 519-367-3040 and dial 0 during the off-season. 

Saugeen Bluffs is located in the heart of Bruce County along the Saugeen River.  It includes a horse campround with large, spacious sites tucked in amongst towering hardwoods.  The park is quaint and charming located approximately 4 km north of the Village of Paisley and only a 15 minute drive from the Lake Huron Shoreline and sandy beaches.

There are over 15km of trails in mature woodlands for both campers and day rides.  The park also features a shower building, laundromat, store and an activity centre, which is available to campers to rent (for special occasions), or utilize during your stay, free of charge with an internet cafe. There is a large picnic shelter and Event Ring available to horse campers, as well as scheduled workshops and clinics throughout the season.

There are also several other trails within a short distance making Saugeen Bluffs a great week long destination.  In addition, there are plenty of shopping opportunities in Paisley, Kincardine, Port Elgin and Southampton as well as sandy beaches, markets, the Bruce County Museum, and many other event opportunities and attractions.


There are 42 campsites to choose from for those arriving with their own accommodations.  In addition, there are three bunkies and two camping trailers.

Campground Rules and Regulations

Horse Camping Rates – 2017

(Please Note: All Horse Camping Sites are Unserviced)


Campsite (2 corrals)

Campsite (no corral)

Regular Camping

$     60.00

$     45.00


$   360.00

$   270.00




Bunkie Rentals

$   100.00



$   600.00


Trailer Rental

$    125.00



$    750.00


Day Use and Other



Reservation Fee (non-refundable)

$12.25 / site

Day Use Trails (horse trails)

$8.00 / person

Day Use Seasons Pass (individual)


Day Use Seasons Pass (family)


Generator Rental (includes 1 tank of gas)

$35.00 / night

Damage / Cleaning Fee


Extra Guest with Horse

$30.00 / night

Event Ring (day rental)

$100.00 / day

Event Ring (half day)

$50.00 / hour

Cancellation Fee


Upper Picnic Shelter (includes hydro and daily admission)

$124.00 / day

Sutherland Centre (full day)

$146.90 / day

Canoe Rental (at park store)

$17.00 (max. 2 hrs)

All Fees subject to change. Fees above include HST.

10% Discount for Ontario Equestrian Federation (OEF) Members. 
Only applicable to current members and you must provide your OEF member number at the time of booking.

Horse Clinics for 2017

1) Pair Bond Training - June 24, 25. Camp with your horse and enjoy a weekend in nature becoming the horse trainer you've always wanted to become.

2) De-Spook Your Horse - September 2, 3 & 4.  Understand why your horse spooks.  The Mounted Patrol Way will take you and your horse through proven exercises and de-spook training - the very same utilized by the Mounted Patrol Horses.


Each site has a picnic table, fire-pit and water nearby. Campsites are large and spacious surrounded by mature trees.

A mobile pumping service is available on demand. There is also a Camp Store at the bottom of the hill.  Horses are allowed at the Store and the Sutherland Activity Centre.

The shower building is also located at the bottom of the hil.  Please note that horses are not allowed at the shower building, but you are more than welcome to walk or drive down.  The shower building also features a laundromat.

Liability Waivers

All horseback riders and guests will be required to complete and sign a waiver form upon arrival.  For children under 18 years of age, waivers will need to be completed by a parent or guardian. They will also be required to wear a helmet.

Feel free to download the horse camping liability waiver form here, fill it out and present it when you arrive.  This will help to save time.

ATV's and dirk bikes are not allowed at Saugeen Bluffs Conservation Area.

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