Bearfoot Boogie

2023 is cancelled - see you in 2024 - Hinckley, MN

SAT: 75E/50E/25LD/25C/15N SUN: 25LD/25C/15N

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Ride Information

Ride NameBearfoot Boogie
Last Date to Submit Entry Online08/15/2022
Ride ManagerKatie Vogl
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RM Phone(661) 619-0716
Co-Ride ManagerBobby Belz
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Co-RM Phone(612) 850-4600
Registration Type
  • Pre-registrations appreciated
  • On site registration accepted with no additional fee
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Mail Registration To:Katie Vogl
1370 Arden View Dr.
Arden Hills, MN 55112
Sanctioned by
  • AERC
  • MnDRA
Ride Camp Description
  • Camp is in a campground
Ride Camp
Ride Camp LocationSaint Croix State Park Horse Camp
30065 St. Croix Park Road
Hinckley, Minnesota 55037
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Ride Camp Coordinates46.024881, -92.616267
Ride Camp Directions

From the west:
Interstate 35, take exit 183 – Hinckley.
Travel east from the ramp to MN Highway 48.
Continue east for 15 miles.
Turn right at the St. Croix State Park Sign onto St. Croix Park Road.
Travel south for 5 miles on St. Croix Park Road to the ranger station, 30065 St. Croix Park
From the east:
Take WI State 35 to Danbury.
Turn West onto WI State 77, it will turn into MN Highway 48.
The Turn for the State Park is 12 miles from Danbury on your left.
Travel south for 5 miles on St. Croix Park Road to the ranger station, 30065 St. Croix Park

Check in at the ranger station. There you can purchase a camping placard/vehicle pass and
trail pass, and firewood.
After the ranger station follow signs to ride camp – turn left, then left again.

Fees Required
  • Camping Fee - Paid to Park
Camp site information
  • Reserveable sites offered
  • Sites reserved through land owner (ie DNR)
  • Electric site available
  • Overflow camping is available.
Onsite Amenities
  • Potable water on site
  • Showers on site
  • Flush toilets.
  • Pit toilets.
  • Garbage collection on site
  • Cell service is poor
Dogs & Generators
  • Generators allowed anytime
Campground Map
Camping - add'l information

DNR Reservation Line: 1- 866-857-2757 OR

If reservations fill up, come anyway! The snowmobile parking lot is available for overflow camping! (No Hi-ties here, but there will be fire pits and picnic tables). If you plan to use the overflow area, reach out to the Ride Manager to let her know, so she can let the DNR know.

Horse Containment
  • High-lines - optional
  • Tie to trailer - optional
  • Electric pens allowed
  • Portable corrals allowed
  • Corrals onsite
Horse Containment Information

Corrals are limited to first come first serve.

Meals Information
  • Food vendor onsite all weekend
Nearest Gas Station/StoreBP and KwikTrip 20 Miles East of the park
Nearest HospitalKanabec Hospital 620 Sandy Ln, Hinckley · (320) 384-6475
Nearest Equine VeterinarianAnoka Equine 16445 70 St NE, Elk River, MN 55330, (763)441-3797
Trail Characteristics
  • Out & Back
  • Two-way Traffic
  • Loops
  • Lollipops
  • Riding on Gravel roads
  • Mild Mud
  • Two-Track
  • Flat ride
Trail Description

Relatively flat, mild inclines, some open grass and some tree covered trails.

Vet Checks
  • All checks in camp
  • May include Gate & Go checks
Number of Holds (50-60)
  • It depends
Number of Holds (75)
  • 2 Holds
  • 3 Holds
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