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Bearcat Stables

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2701 Squaw Creek Road, Edwards, CO 81632
+1 970-926-1578
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A perfect ride with amazing views!

Our family went on a 2 hour ride with Molly yesterday and had a truly spectacular adventure. Our 2... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kara K
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Beautiful trail ride!

This was a leisurely ride through some beautiful trails. The horses were all very well-cared for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lauren M
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(Summer)- Offering a variety of horseback riding, from 1, 1.5, and 2 hour rides that are great for all levels including beginners. Leaving the barn you will head for a short tour through the Bearden Homestead and head up the trail system for views of the New York Range towards Beaver Creek, Bellyache Ridge and on a clear day out to the peaks of the Gore Range near Vail. Explore the White River National forest from the saddle in our 3 and 4 hour backcountry rides and see the entire Vail Valley from the forest above- great for intermediate and advanced riders. Our signature trip from Vail to Aspen is a world famous authentic Colorado experience! 4 days traveling via horse back from Vail to Aspen- there is nothing else like it!Children under 6 years can enjoy pony rides at the stables. All horseback riding children must be 6 years and older to participate. Bearcat Stables is open 7 days a week May-October (Winter)-Our sleigh ride and dinner is the Vail Valley's most authentic dining experience. Allow our horse-drawn sleigh to pull you through the snow covered fields while you enjoy a hot beverage and warm blanket to snuggle under. Dinner follows the sleigh ride in Bearcat's Cabin, a historic Vail Valley homestead. Stay and enjoy s'mores by the fire, and a signature cocktail from Doc's Bar. Great for families of all ages. Sleigh rides only from 3-4.30pm, sleigh ride with dinner seating's at 5.30 and 7.30 Tuesday-Saturday. Dec-Mar Bearcat Stables is the Vail Valley's most unique and authentically Colorado event venue. Accommodating summer parties of up to guests celebrate your wedding, rehearsal dinner or corporate retreat with us.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2701 Squaw Creek Road, Edwards, CO 81632
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our family went on a 2 hour ride with Molly yesterday and had a truly spectacular adventure. Our 2 children, aged 7 and 11, were able to handle the well behaved horses with ease. I considered this stable along with another located at a nearby...More

Thank Kara K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a leisurely ride through some beautiful trails. The horses were all very well-cared for and easy to handle. This would be a good ride for beginners or riders of all comfort levels.

Thank Lauren M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable 2 hour ride over beautiful mountains on well behaved horses. Our wrangler, David, did an amazing job leading our family through the trails and to the scenic views. We even saw two elk up close! Our 11 and 15 year...More

Thank Melissa C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of 5 had a fantastic time on our 2 hour trail ride. Nicole our guide was great and the staff at the bar afterwards were very fun and engaging. Talk about an overall very fun experience!

Thank Joe C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had the pleasure of taking a 2 hour trail ride with Nikki and Molly. They were both extremely friendly, knowledgeable and fun. They led us through an absolutely breathtaking trail where we were able to see elk and deer. It was...More

Thank Molly G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very professional group, in tune with different guests having different needs and great at keeping everyone engaged. Highly recommended

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast with David and the gang at Bearcat Stables. Being brand new to horses and horseback riding, the group was very helpful and friendly so we felt at ease. The views are spectacular and my favorite part was listening to David (our...More

Thank Emily R
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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had the pleasure of going to Bearcat Stables last night for a sleigh ride and dinner. It was a fantastic evening and we highly recommend you go. The evening started with Molly picking us up at our hotel in Vail -...More

Thank RayBrusca
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

Vail to Aspen Ride: The wranglers, views, camp accommodations, lunches on the trail, breakfast and dinner provided by the chef are second to none. The area is blessed with the most beautiful country you've ever seen, you will not be disappointed with the views. Day...More

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Reviewed December 27, 2017

While looking for a unique winter activity option for our Christmas vacation, I found the opportunity to take a sleigh ride at Bearcat Stables on Christmas night. We're really happy we were able to enjoy this experience during our visit to the Beaver Creek area....More

Thank Sean G
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September 19, 2016|
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Response from BearcatStables | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we are open Christmas Day. We have typically offered a special holiday menu and the price has been around $100/adults and $70/kids please let us know if we can make a reservation for you at 970.926.1578
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Marion Hudspeth F
September 19, 2016|
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Yes we do offer sleigh rides without dinners. Our bonfire is everynight including during the sleigh rides only times and we have s'mores, hot chocolates, and a full bar for adult beverages too! We plan to open in early Dec... More
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