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CottonWood Canyon Ranch

#4 of 5 things to do in Morongo Valley Features Animals
48948 Canyon House Rd, Morongo Valley, CA 92256
+1 760-363-7475
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Horseback Riding in the California High Desert

On a recent trip to Joshua Tree with friends we noticed Cottonwood Canyon Ranch. They offer... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2016
Palm Springs, California
via mobile
Only Nose to Tail

The first thing I asked when I called was this a nose to tail ride since I was not interested in... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2015
Deborah T
San Diego, California
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All our Rides are Private cater to you and your family.We offer Horseback riding and guided trail rides from beginners to experienced riders. Ages from 7 years old and up. We are by appointment only. Most of our horse have been rescued and are in a forever home here. So come ride with us! We are minutes away from (18 Miles) Joshua Tree Park,& (16 miles) to Palm Springs,Ca. Right in the middle with a nice paved road to the gate. We are open all year. Our summer months are from June- Oct Evening rides and morning rides.We also have lessons, horse boarding, Photo Shots, Weddings and corporate parties. Visit our website for more detail and pictures.
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48948 Canyon House Rd, Morongo Valley, CA 92256
+1 760-363-7475
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Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

On a recent trip to Joshua Tree with friends we noticed Cottonwood Canyon Ranch. They offer horseback riding. So we called and she had an opening the next day. However, you really should make a reservation in advance. They took us out on a two...More

1  Thank lava1
Reviewed April 23, 2015

The first thing I asked when I called was this a nose to tail ride since I was not interested in that type of experience. I was reassured that it was not and I would be able to canter and have more freedom. The cantering...More

Thank Deborah T
Reviewed October 9, 2014

My first impression was how clean and tidy the ranch was (thanks to the grandson, I am sorry I can't remember his name, but he does an excellent job). Then I meet Roxanne she was so friendly and welcoming, I liked her right away. Roxanne...More

Thank Elizabeth3rd
Reviewed August 16, 2014

Me and a friend had the most wonderful and amazing time horseback riding on Cottonwood Canyon Ranch with Roxanne as our guide. She made our ride such a great and perfect experience, making us feel safe every step of the way. Roxanne is just such...More

1  Thank Tinaschaefer
Reviewed June 10, 2014

Driving up to this beautifully laid out ranch with its striking green barns and clean white fencing on such a hot day was a real joy. We were met by owner David and Georgia and their team including lovely Roxanne who took us on the...More

2  Thank Candg2222
mycwcr, Owner at CottonWood Canyon Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2014

Thank you so much for riding with us at CottonWood Canyon Ranch, We do appreciate all the kind words and are horses love it too. Did you know that by riding with us you have saved a horse, Yes thats right all the proceeds go...More

Reviewed April 25, 2013

I found Cottonwood Canyon ranch on the internet, when we wanted to take our 8 year old twin grandsons on a horseback ride through the Morongo Valley hills. This ranch is the perfect location, just 30 minutes outside of Rancho Mirage. It feels like you...More

1  Thank Shayna922
Reviewed March 31, 2013

We spent an amazing day at the Cottonwood Canyon Ranch! My girlfriend and I brought our 5 kids ranging in all ages from 4 to 12 to go horseback riding. We were staying in La Quinta and it only took 35 minutes to get there....very...More

Thank Tammy J
Reviewed December 29, 2012

What a wonderful ranch! I'm a very experienced rider and my boyfriend is a total beginner but we both had an amazing time on our 2 hour ride. Our guide was super fun and friendly and the horses were amazing. They were very well cared...More

Thank KellyWoods333
Reviewed November 24, 2012

There was this horse ranch that I’d read about many times in the Palm Springs, CA entertainment pages in the local newspapers. Viola this is the one! A week ago I had company from out of town and I thought what a great thing to...More

Thank Laughlines
Reviewed October 11, 2012

Had a great trail ride last week, enjoyed the scenery and horses. The stables were clean and horses very well cared for and the rescue program was very interesting. They were very understanding when we had to change the time because of the heat. Would...More

Thank Pat0514
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