Saddle up for a quintessential western experience in Winter Park, Colorado. Whether you’re a skilled equestrian wanting to explore beautiful nature trails or it's your first time on horseback, Winter Park offers an assortment of nearby horseback riding opportunities to riders of every age and ability.
Guided Horseback Rides & Lessons
Cabin Creek Stables
The Cabin Creek Stables at Devil’s Thumb Ranch are perfect for riders of every age. From 30-minute pony rides for kids to family horseback rides, these guided experiences will take your equestrian skills to the next level. Add a unique class to your horseback riding experiences such as the horsemanship lesson where you can develop skills and techniques for the arena or the trails. The stables are only open during the summer season - May through October.
Address: 3530 County Rd 83, Tabernash, CO 80478
Winding River Resorts
Scenic trails of the Rocky Mountains filled with mountain flowers, scampering wildlife and gently flowing streams await you! Located in Grand Lake, Winding River Resorts offering 1 & 2-hour trail rides, pony rides, and horse-drawn hayrides.
Address: 1447 Co Rd 491, Grand Lake, CO 80447
Winter Park Trail Rides
For a one- or two-hour horseback ride, visit Winter Park Trail Rides. Located in Fraser, these guided rides are suitable for all skill levels and are offered during the summer season.
Address: 85 County Road 5101 Fraser, Colorado 80442
Horse Boarding & Camping
South Fork Campground
An alternative to horse boarding facilities is the South Fork Campground in the Williams Fork Valley. A couple hours’ drive from Winter Park, this campground is the only site in the area offering horse camping. The grounds feature a small corral suitable for one to two horses. A water pump is available; however, there are no watering troughs. The horse camping site offers convenient access to nature trails for horseback riding. Some campsites are available on a first-come, first serve basis, and additional sites can be reserved here.
Address: Co Hwy 30, Parshall, CO 80468