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Bearcat Stables

2701 Squaw Creek Road, Edwards, CO 81632
(970) 926-1578
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Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Edwards
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: Offering a wide variety of horseback riding adventures for the entire family. Also running horse drawn sleigh rides and dinner during the winter at... more » Owner description: Offering a wide variety of horseback riding adventures for the entire family. Also running horse drawn sleigh rides and dinner during the winter at the historic Bearcat's Cabin. Located 15 minutes West of Beaver Creek and 25 minutes West of Vail in The beautiful Cordillera Valley. « less
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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

My wife and I purchased a Groupon for this ride and it was great. Nicole out guide was very friend and talkative give us information about the area and the history behind the ranch. The trail we were on took us up the mountain side so we could look over the valley and see how the elk were using the... More

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Mpls MN
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

After reading other reviews, we decided on this stable over Breckenridge Stables. Our ride included my husband who was a bit nervous to get back on a horse after many years of not riding, our 19 year son who had NEVER ridden, our 12 year daughter & 16 year old son who've only ridden in a family-owned horse setting and... More

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NYC
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We went on a 3-hour backcountry ride with Becky. The group was small enough that we could chat with others on the ride and Becky shared a lot of information about the area and plants. The trail was gorgeous and the horses were all healthy and well-cared for. Sometimes on these trail rides it's very boring and more like a... More

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Chicago
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109 reviews 109 reviews
6 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This was a wonderful 90 minute horseback ride. Not a commercial "let's throw 15 people together and take a walk around the park". The horses were laid back and the trails with mountain views were incredible. The groups are kept to a max of 8, and that is important. Our two daughters loved the ride as well. A shout out... More

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Williamstown, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had a 1/2 day backcountry trail with Becky as our guide. It was a great trail with awesome scenery of Vail-area of Colorado. Nice not to be nose to tail and some loping areas. You don't realize how high up "you" climbed, until you're back down and look up to where you've been. There's been mention about a cliff,... More

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Chaska, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Casey was an amazing wrangler! He chatted with our son on the entire ride and never seemed to be bothered by the stories or questions for the entire BEAUTIFUL 1 hour and 30 minute ride. It was truly the best riding experience we have ever been on.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We had a blast at their Tuesday night riding/ dinner. My 5 year-old said it was better than Disney because she got to ride a real horse :) Food was great, drinks were great and my 7 year old had a great time on her first real ride. Everyone was friendly. Great family night in CO! Thank you!!!!

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Kenner, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Just wanted to send a personal thank you for a wonderful time I had at the stables. The horseback ride was exactly what I expected - beautiful scenery, wildlife and just so serene. Nicole was a terrific guide and with knowledge of the area and its history. I cannot thank you all for making my short vacation so memorable. The... More

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Frisco, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Bearcat Stables offers a taste of the old west - high-country horseback riding across spectacular countryside. The friendly crew did a Great job of getting the family (mostly novice riders) saddled up and on the trail. The ride never leaves a slow-paced walk, but is a nice break from the ordinary. Definitely recommended for a family outing in Vail.

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Houston
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

What a blast! At first I was worried about 9 year old because this was her first real trail ride and my 13 year old wasn't keen on going. But our guide Nicole put them at ease immediately and we had a wonderful 1 1/2 ride! We saw mule deer, elk, tons of birds and amazing views. This was well... More

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