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Bear Creek Trail Rides and Stable

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3400 US Highway 65, Walnut Shade, Branson, MO 65771-9315
+1 417-337-7708
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Great experience

My group of 9 had a great time! The kids had lots of fun, and our guide was very helpful and made... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Stephanie T
Amazing Trail Ride with Amazing Horses

I have gone on trail rides all over the country and I have found Bear Creek to be one of the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kathleen E
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3400 US Highway 65, Walnut Shade, Branson, MO 65771-9315
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+1 417-337-7708
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My group of 9 had a great time! The kids had lots of fun, and our guide was very helpful and made us feel at ease. The horses were gentle and easy to ride.

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Deborah W, Manager at Bear Creek Trail Rides and Stable, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hey ya'll, we enjoy having you out to ride!! The guides really had fun with your group, they said "they were the funniest and was a fun ride" Thanks again for visiting us and hope to see you again!!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have gone on trail rides all over the country and I have found Bear Creek to be one of the best...A+ horses, very easy to ride. I would suggest this place for anyone who has never rode a horse and for children. The guides...More

Thank Kathleen E
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Deborah W, Manager at Bear Creek Trail Rides and Stable, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks so much!! We do love our horses and enjoy our jobs. We're so happy your enjoyed your visit with us and we look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 adults and 2 kids (7 & 9) rode. It was our first time and it was our family’s favorite thing we did in Branson. We will always remember Squaw, Trixie, Poomba, and my personal favorite Arnold. The horses each have their distinct personalities and...More

Thank Spiker92001
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Deborah W, Manager at Bear Creek Trail Rides and Stable, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

That's great!! We are so glad you enjoyed your ride and look forward to your next visit!!

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

This was the highlight of our trip - the grand kids loved the horses and the trail is very scenic - up the mountain, crossed low creek water and down the rocky slopes - not your typical flat land boring trail ride -the staff and...More

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Deborah W, General Manager at Bear Creek Trail Rides and Stable, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2018

Thanks ya'll for comming out!! Sure enjoyed visiting with ya, the guides were very impressed with your grandson! He rides like a pro! Look forward to your next visit...Thank-you again!

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Reviewed January 24, 2018

I grew up with horses and I wanted my 12 year old to experience what it’s like to ride. Now we go almost every weekend. We have gotten to know the staff and really care for them. My daughter enjoys it so much she has...More

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Reviewed December 2, 2017

We visited on Nov 20th while in Branson for a little vacation. I haven't ridden in a while, but was friend was a bit more experienced. This didn't matter at all. The horses were very tame and well-kept. The trail was very scenic and crossing...More

1  Thank Kamc0314
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Deborah W, Manager at Bear Creek Trail Rides and Stable, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2017

We are so happy you enjoyed riding with us!! Hope to see you our way again. Thank-you for your kind words.

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Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

Just what I was looking for. I have wanted to ride again since I sold my horses many years ago. This was the perfect time since it was just my husband and I. The price was right for an hour ride $30 per person, other...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

For my granddaughter's 9th birthday, she wanted to go horseback riding in the Branson area. There were 6 of us in this party and we had a GREAT time!!! Our guide was fantastic and wonderful with our 2 grandkids (ages 7 & 9). The scenery...More

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Management response:Responded October 3, 2017

Hey ya'll, we sure enjoyed your visit!! Thank-you so much for your kind words, your family was friendly and so excited to ride it makes our job easy and also you made our ride enjoyable! Please come visit us again, your a 5 star family,...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017

We were greeted by staff upon entering. My daughter and I enjoyed our experience. We went on an overcast day. Rain was predicted to be off and on. The horses were well kept and they knew the trail with their eyes closed. They were very...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Horses were well trained, but the atmosphere was unfriendly. The lead guide never smiled and hardly said more than 2 words. No one asked our experience level, and the children were never even offered helmets, and the terrain was very rocky. Beautiful trails, but we...More

3  Thank aaamom2017
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Management response:Responded August 18, 2017

So sorry your visit wasn't what you expected. We pride ourselves in our horses ability for all levels of experience, that's why you were not asked, helmets are available upon request. As for your guide not smiling I will certainly address that issue. As for...More

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tracy19652018
January 16, 2018|
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Response from MiaB12016 | Reviewed this property |
They strictly post weight requirements. It's for your safety as well as the horses.
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Joe J
December 5, 2017|
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Response from Deborah W | Property representative |
We are open year round by reservation weather permitting. You can call or text 417-337-7708 for more information
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Alecia J
June 27, 2017|
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Response from JAN B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if you can or not. I booked reservations about 2 weeks before by calling, then payed them cash when we got there. Give them a call and they will let you know if you can.
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