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Annual Trail Ride

  • River Valley Lodge and Campground 29080 Hawk Drive Farmington, MN 52626 United States (map)

Plan to join us this year at this exciting new (to our club) location. There are 8 miles of trails at the River Valley Lodge and Campground with an additional 40 miles of trails through the Shimek State Forest, which connect to the Lodge acreage.

Dates can be flexible for individual riders.

All are welcome! MWHA membership not required, all breeds welcomed.

Cost for Camping: Sunday through Thursday nights $25 per night, Friday and Saturday night $30 per night.  If you stay 5 or more nights, the rate stays at the weekday rate.  Each campsite comes with 1 stall.

Horses: Additional stalls are available for $5 a day Sunday thru Thursday night, Friday and Saturday night $8 a night. If you stay 5 nights or more the rate stays at the weekday rate.

No refunds on camping unless she can sell your spot to someone else or you can also give it to someone else should your plans change and not be able to attend. 

All bookings for campground must be turned into Carol Kirchoff by August 1, 2016. 

Cabins: They do have cabins to rent, but they are not able to be held. They can be reserved on a first-come-first-served basis. This is a popular place, so if you need a cabin be sure to get your reservation in ASAP. Contact the site at:  319-878-3888.  Please ask for Carolyn and tell her you’re with Minnesota Walking Horse Association.

All campsites have electric and water hookups. There is a shower house located on the property, horse wash, and arena available for use.

Items you can purchase at the Campground: shavings, firewood, and ice. Small squares of hay would also be available if needed. Wheelbarrows are provided. 

Check-in time: After 12:00 pm. Check-out time: Before 12:00 pm

At this time there are 10 campsites on hold for our group. We can arrange for more if needed.  

Checks should be made out to:  River Valley Lodge and Campground.

Send checks along with the registration form to Carol Kirchoff, they will be sent down as a group: 
Carol Kirchoff
14294 155th Street
Hutchinson, MN55350
For questions: call 320-282-0188 or email

Hope to see you there!!!!

Download this info and the registration form in Word or PDF.

Earlier Event: September 23
Forestville Trail Ride
Later Event: November 6
Board Meeting