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Granite Mountain Outfitters

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Open today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Excellent experience

Our horseback riding guide was Tyler, he was very kind and knowledgeable about the surroundings. He... read more

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Dillon D
Awesome experience

My family (3 kids, 2 adults) took the "Goldilocks" ride which is 1.5 hours. The folks at Granite... read more

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David N
Arlington, Virginia, United States
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1 hour, 1.5 hour, 2.5 hour, and 1/2 day Trail Rides. "A Ride of a Lifetime" Granite Mountain Outfitters' horses are gentle and are suited for beginner to experienced riders. Native mountain horses are sure-footed and allow for a western experience...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Dorsey Creek Rd., Hwy 285, Salida, CO 81155
+1 719-530-0480
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Reviewed today

Our horseback riding guide was Tyler, he was very kind and knowledgeable about the surroundings. He was more than willing to answer questions by all three of my children. Tyler made things fun while allowing us to all experience the beauty of the stillness and...More

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My family (3 kids, 2 adults) took the "Goldilocks" ride which is 1.5 hours. The folks at Granite Mountain couldn't have been better. We arrived at the designated time and they were ready. I think we were on the horses and headed out in 10...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I took my 12 & 15 year old girls for the 2 1/2 hour ride. Tyler was our guide - super nice guy! The scenery was amazing and the weather was nice (rained a little, but still a great ride!). Would highly recommend Granite Mountain...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a wonderful time! The guide was attentive and knowledgeable and provided me with an educational experience along with a scenic adventure. I highly recommend them and look forward to another ride.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were on a 17 day motorcycle trip through the Rockies from Alberta Canada to Santa Fe. We rode the 2-1/2 hr sunset ride and it was my favorite part of the entire trip. The ride took us through Aspen forests and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved the ride. The weather was perfect and our guide Sue was fabulous. Will come back again, my son and mom had a great time.

1  Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a bit of an adventure when surprised by deer on the trail, but enjoyed the beautiful ride and look forward to doing it again next year!

1  Thank PattyFae
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a top notch organization! We had to wait a while before setting out due to stormy weather, but as a mother and former horseback rider, I understood and appreciated Sue's caution. Before we got on our horses, one of the guides went over...More

1  Thank Susannah O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our south-central Colorado vacation would not have been complete without experiencing the best trail ride ever with Granite Mountain Outfitters. We reserved the 2-1/2 hour Sunset Ride. Our guide, Tatum, was lovely--patient, kind, relaxed and capable managing people and horses (always an admirable skill). She...More

1  Thank BoboMomma
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the 1.5 hour ride and it was perfect. Tatum was our guide and she did a great job with my 3 boys who have never ridden a horse before. The horses were well taken care of and you could tell she enjoyed her...More

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March 24, 2018|
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Response from GraniteMountain | Property representative |
I am responding a little late actually I just noticed the question on Trip adviser. We are nose to tail due to the terrain and elevation. We love questions and we love happy clients! I just need to pay more attention to... More
September 3, 2017|
Response from GraniteMountain | Property representative |
We are open Memorial Day Weekend and we are closed Oct 31st due to weather and elevation. We live in the high country.
Ankit G
June 26, 2017|
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Response from GraniteMountain | Property representative |
I am sorry due to insurance reasons the age requirement is 6 yrs of age. We do pony rides and take pride in taking care of young children.