Horseback Riding Trails
As the Horse Capital of the World, Kentucky is serious about horsing around. There are numerous trail systems and parks that can provide weeks of riding at a time. These trail systems are located throughout the commonwealth area and make for a variety of ride experiences with varied terrain and diverse wildlife. Kentucky's equestrian trails are located in close proximity to both primitive and well-appointed horse camps and stables. These fine equine facilities help make it easy to get on the trail, whether you’re an experienced equestrian or new to riding horses. There’s no better way for visitors to get a tour of the Kentucky outdoors.
Search for different rides around Kentucky below and click on each for a map, directions and details. Start planning a trip to your new favorite destination for horseback riding trails!
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multi use trail that passes the mature hardwood of Tygart State Forest, the scenic Smoky Creek valley and old home places in Kiser Hollow. This trail is steep and rocky in pl...
Guided trail rides are offered from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm seven days a week. Rides leave on the hour, except at twelve noon. $18.00 per person.
1.5 miles, spur off Marina Main Trail, moderate
2 1/2 mile looped trail, Trailhead #1, rolling terrain through forests and fields, rated easy
.5 mile, spur off Marina Main Trail, very difficult
3.2 miles, begins at Little Lick campground, follows river for much of its length, runs with Nathan McClure trail, breaks off and runs to base of hill near Lake Cumberland, en...
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