The horse program began in the early 60’s and ran for about 10 years. Below is a view of the ponies grazing behind the Ranger area. The stables were set back about 200 feet from the river and were accessible along a path that met the original bridge.
Photo ca. 1969
The Pony Carousel – as shown in the second camp brochure. ca. 1960. Trivia: Bert received the carousel and a stagecoach as settlement on a debt.
Here’s a video from 1967 showing the carousel in action:
The photos below are from 1961 – 1964 and show horses on the circular trail around the stables. The first photo shows Barbara Collins (stable manager) riding with a camper:
Horse riding video. ca. 1961:
The ‘baby pool’ AKA “The ‘P’ Pool”.
The locker room in background would be extended forward and enclosed several years later when the T-pool was built.
Early View from Hill – just after I-pool construction. Looking east from hill.