Camp & Ride Weekends

Big Valley Ranch is a private facility that provides an opportunity for people to come out to the property to ride the trails and camp on the property 8 times a year.  You may camp for one night or for 5 nights, but the dates must fall inside our dates listed below as we are not a public campground and are not open 7 days a week.  Camping and horse accommodations are listed below open dates.  Reservations are required and close on the Wednesday of each open ride at 5pm.  We no longer offer any day passes.  Feel free to send us an email or call with any questions!


2018 Open Camp & Ride weekends are:

Memorial Day weekend May 23rd-29th

June 20th-25th

Sept - 12th-17th

Oct 3rd-9th

More dates may be added soon.  


Our available accommodations include: 

Outdoor Paddock (up to 2 horses) = $10 per night per stall

Indoor Paddocks (up to 1 horse) = $35 per night per stall

Electric Camp Site = $30 per night per site (110v, 20 or 30 amp available)

Non-Electric Site = $20 per night per site

Bunk House camping cabin = $100 per night plus tax (two night minimum required, sleeps up to 6)

A shower and restroom are available for campers along with rented port-a-jons.  

All guests must register and prepay before arrival.  Full payment is due at time of registration. We do not accept payments on site.  All participants must provide their own horse and provide proof of Coggins. No refunds shall be issued. Payments can be made via check, payable to Big Valley Ranch, mailed to 505 University Ave. Madison, WI 53703 or via this website using the "Reservations" button.

All accommodations are on a first come, first serve basis at time of registration.  We will notify you immediately, if your requested accommodation is unavailable.  

Click Me for a registration form!