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Elk Mountain Trails

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Great trail ride!

Went on a two-hour mountain trail ride and had a great time. There were 3 guides on horses, spread... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Horseback riding at its best

What a great group of people at Elk Mountain Trails. They provide riding for both the beginner and... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2017
Reisterstown, Maryland
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  • Very good11%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
Oct 7, 2018
“Great trail ride!”
Oct 30, 2017
“Horseback riding at its best”
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Went on a two-hour mountain trail ride and had a great time. There were 3 guides on horses, spread out between the 10 other riders. More than anywhere else I’ve ridden, I felt like the guides were careful to help and give advice, from ensuring...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank therealkellyq
Reviewed October 30, 2017

What a great group of people at Elk Mountain Trails. They provide riding for both the beginner and the experienced rider with both mountain and riverfront rides that are just phenomenal. Great selection of well maintained horses. I noticed that staff was very helpful to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank delkins748
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Took two out of area granddaughters there. Both enjoyed their horses and the trail ride. I also appreciated their work (donations from customers) with non-profits.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank kmgoe
Reviewed July 25, 2016

The horses were so gentle and easy to ride, especially for a beginner. The scenery along the trail is beautiful. We saw several deer along the trail. The trail ride includes some uphill and downhill sections to make the ride interesting. The staff wasn't super...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

I have been riding for about three years and am fairly comfortable on any horse. I have never wished for a ride to be over until today. The trail guides - 2 young sisters were very nice and really tried to make this a good...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank JulRN
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Although the people and horses at this attraction were great, unless you've never been on a horse, it is not worth the money. Horses walk...no crawl along in single file line on very narrow trail. They know the route by heart so you don't need...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Beverly H
Reviewed June 19, 2016

Lucky June 10, the day arranged by Frederick Senior Center for group horseback trail riding, turned out to be a perfect day for outdoors. The drive to the facility seems challenging in certain narrow passages, nevertheless, it's a beautiful ride. Once we put on our...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank MirabelleL_12
Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

We took our daughters 13 and 17 on a surprise day out to celebrate our anniversary they were so surprised and we all had a wonderful first time trail ride. Definitely recommend for anyone looking for a beautiful relaxing outing ♡

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Adventuresof4
Reviewed October 13, 2015

What a wonderful experience! Great location, great horses, and great people. All the horses were very friendly and pretty easy to ride. The scenery was excellent! Saw many deer. Will do it again soon.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Erika_P_G
Reviewed August 30, 2015

My 10 year old son has a love for horses - we are not experienced riders by any means, but we enjoy riding horses in a group setting. The guides (Michelle, Sarah, & Frank) were super, friendly, happy, and very conscientious to both the riders...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Christel B
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