Santa Cruz County 

Horsemen's Association


Campground Closures & Other Important Notice

10/13-10/16. Camp closed to members for an event

Check the Events Menu for large group campouts

Key points regarding member guests:

(a)  An adult member  may have 2 guests.  As always, you must have a horse with you to camp.

(b) Guest vehicles need a Guest Parking Permit placed in their windshield, available at the kiosk.

(c) All Guests sign a liability waiver upon entering the grounds, available at the kiosk. If you bring minors and you are not the parent/guardian, bring this liability waiver with you to put in the kiosk with the appropriate signatures.

(d) Guest Fees:

•   Guests visiting for the day (not camping): $10

•   Guests Camping: $25/night/person (fee includes riding one horse  You don't have to be the owner of that horse.).  $10/night (if you don't plan on riding a horse).   Youth camping under 18 (with or without riding a horse is $10/night)

•   Paying for your Guests:   You will receive an invoice for your guests.  Please pay via credit card before you come to the showgrounds.  You can forward the email invoice to your guest to pay via their credit card if you want, but ultimately the member is responsible for ensuring payment is complete.   If you don't receive an invoice, you are responsible for paying for your guest at the kiosk upon arrival.

(e)   MEMBERS ARE 100% RESPONSIBLE FOR GUESTS following rules, paying fees, signing waivers, and displaying Guest Parking Permits immediately after entering the showgrounds. Failure of your guests to sign the liability waiver and display a guest parking pass may result in revocation of membership privileges.

Remember to bring your Key Card and be sure your Parking Sticker is visible for the Caretaker.  

Reserving Stalls:

There are 46 stalls. All stalls are first come/first serve. (You can always have well.)  If you feel a need to 'Reserve' a stall with your name/dates on the stall, you will be charged an additional fee of $15 per stall/night reserved.  Call Patsy Johnston (831) 588-1357 to see if this option is available for you.  The camp host would pick the stalls based on availability.  There are no guarantees that a camp spot will be near where the stalls are reserved.

Volunteers Needed:  Please remember this is a club of volunteers.  The club needs it's volunteers to keep operational.  The very small membership fees are due to expectations that club members volunteer throughout the year to help improve the facilities for all the club members and their guests. 

Read and Follow the Rules: Club and Membership Rules.pdf

Where to Ride:  Henry Cowell Park Map

Where to Camp:  Camp to the right of the entry road.  The generator area is marked and is along the Graham Hill side of the camp.  There are campsites all along the tree line.  (Don't camp along the Woodscove neighboring fence line by the clubhouse.)

Day use only parking is to the left of the entry road. (Please don't parking in the camping area.)

Click the Link below to Make your Reservation:

Once your reservation request is approved, you will receive a confirmation and an invoice for your guests.  If your plans change or if you have questions,  please Call Patsy Johnston (831) 588-1357.   

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