STARR MOUNTAIN HORSE TRAILS - LOST CORRAL HORSE CAMP
Lost Corral Horse Camp is located in Polk County off Forest Service Road 27 near the Hiwassee Ocoee Scenic River State Parks Office. This camp is in the Ocoee-Hiwasse Ranger District ofthe Cherokee National Forest. Lost Corral features 20 developed campsites, each with its own picnic table, fire ring, lantern post and horse hitching area. Each site will accommodate up to five people and two vehicles. Potable water and vault toilet facilities are located in the campground. The fee for camping is $15 per site per night. There is no charge for day parking.Lost Corral Horse Camp is near the Starr Mountain Horse Tail Complex, Gee Creek Wilderness, Spring Creek Shooting Range and Hiwassee River. The Starr Mountain Horse Trail Complex consists of over 30 miles of trails ranging from short loop trails to long overnight rides. The trail complex can be accessed directly from the Lost Corral Horse Camp and Trailhead via the Coffee Branch Trail No. 105 which is a 7.9 mile ride to Iron Gap. This trail presents a moderate challenge due to the grade and rocky condition of the old roadbed. Combined with the Chestnut Mountain Trail No. 104, which is 3.8 miles, riders can make a loop back to Lost Corral through Gee Creek Wilderness.For additional information about Lost Corral Horse Camp, contact the Ocoee-Hiwassee Ranger District at (423) 338-3300. To get to Lost Corral Horse Camp go North on 411 seven miles north from the traffic light in Ocoee to a Scenic River State Park sign marking the turn. After turning right onto Spring Creek Road, Lost Corral is just past the State Parks Office and across the road from Gee Creek State Park.