to Shawnee Forest, Southern Illinois
one knows the Shawnee like we do!
Annual Columbus Day Fall Ride
October 13-19, 2013
Limit 125 Guests
At this time we are full for
our October 2013 ride and not taking any reservations.
Please contact us by email for questions.
Horse Gap Trail Ride Information
Please note that our
cancellation policy for a full refund requires you
contact us one month prior to the start of the ride.
Contact date is prior to Sept.
One Horse Gap Trail Ride | Shawnee
Forest, Southern Illinois
The Buchanan Family's One Horse Gap Trail Ride
takes place at New Hope Hill camp near Williams
Hill located 4 miles
SW of Herod, IL. Camp is centrally located in the
Region of the Shawnee National Forest. In an
article about The One Horse Gap Trail Ride in
Western Horseman, the Shawnee National Forest
was chosen by Western Horseman magazine
readers as one of The Top 5 Best Places to Ride!
New Hope Hill offers a dining and
dance hall, horse and people water,full service electricity,
restrooms with showers.
We provide three tasty meals a day. Bring
your saddle bags and canteens to pack our prepared
lunch for on the trail.
Entertainment consists of music, pickin' and
grinnin' around the campfire and bingo with great
Rides cloverleaf with a permanent camp. Available
options include fast or slow rides for all day or
half day beginning Sunday after lunch through Friday.
will find more ride details and pricings by reading
our brochure or reservation form. Both are available
below to read or print.
Please be patient while we update our
website with 2013 Gap Ride information. Thank you!
Date: October 13-19, 2013
2013 Brochure (pdf)
Form (pdf) No reservations
Private Group Rides Contact us for details.
Driving Directions? Click on the "Buck's Map"
tab at the bottom of this page.
us on Google Map
with a GPS?
N 37 32.791
W 088 29.041
Construction--click on "Friends of Ours"
tab located at the bottom of this page. (IDOT,
Getting Around Illinois)
Website updated May 21, 2013
* Friends of Ours--Caney Mountain