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Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More

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Breathtaking scenery!

It lasts only one hour, but it's simply unforgettable! The horses are amazing, and Canaan Valley... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BuckeyeAdventures
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Cleveland, Ohio
Easy ride

Our guide, Casey, was fairly new but very knowledgable. The horses are quiet and sure footed. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lois W
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Explore the ancient Appalachian mountains the way they were intended to be explored: On the back of a horse! With scenic views and a trusty mount, there is no better way to experience Canaan Valley. For over 20 years, Mountain Trail Rides has...more
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255 Freeland Rd, Davis, WV 26260-8082
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It lasts only one hour, but it's simply unforgettable! The horses are amazing, and Canaan Valley looks absolutely beautiful! And it's my first ride when my horse didn't stop to eat...I thought wow, they must feed them very well! :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide, Casey, was fairly new but very knowledgable. The horses are quiet and sure footed. We went on the hour long ride and it was perfect. We saw lots of fawns lying down in the brush - only knew they were there because the...More

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

One of the best/different horseback rides my family has enjoyed. Staff is friendly and knowledgable and did great job of matching horses to riders' ability and size. The ride is the typical single file, slow trod of horses but the ride takes you into the...More

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MountainTrailRides, Owner at Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

We are so glad you had such a good time! That was a pretty perfect ride. We hope to see y'all come back! We'll have a horse waiting on ya!

Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

We had the BEST ride with Milton today...a misty day and two teenage girls that have never been on horses before and cannot wait to ride again! Milton was knowledgeable and safety oriented- much appreciated and we had beautiful scenery! Deer, cows, fields of wildflowers...he...More

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MountainTrailRides, Owner at Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

We're so glad you had such a good time! We have some new baby lambs now, too! Jolene is still out running trails almost daily! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

We took are two daughters (8) and (12) today on the 1 hour ride. Absolutely the best riding experience we have had! So friendly staff and good Ole southern hospitality!! So, so glad.we decided to do this stop! Horses all know the trail very well,...More

1  Thank Andrea M
MountainTrailRides, Owner at Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

We're so glad you had such a fantastic time! Maybe we can see ya again for a longer ride sometime! Thank you for all the kind words!

Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

My son and I have season tickets to Canaan Valley and wanted to come back in the summer to show my wife (she's not a big fan of the cold or skiing). We did Mountain Trail Rides the second day and it was the highlight...More

1  Thank Michael O
MountainTrailRides, Owner at Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

I'm grinning just reading this! Watching the kids explore the Adventure Cave is such a fun time. We're so glad you and your family enjoyed this! If you're out there again this summer, please stop by! We'll have a horse waiting on you!

Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

I can't tell you how a trail ride might be here because the customer service was so bad that I never managed to get one. From the beginning, I wanted to take one of their longer rides - either the Mountain Adventure ride or the...More

1  Thank Kimberly J
MountainTrailRides, Owner at Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

We're so sorry for your experience. During this time, we had several temporary workers to fill in for regular staff. The office staff was relatively new and still learning, but we have since had our regular staff return and things operate much more smoothly. We...More

Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

I have two Daughters who love to ride and chose this company! The scenery was beautiful even though it rained! The trail was very muddy and the horses slipped a lot! Our guide didn't speak to us at all! The one guy Milton did yell...More

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MountainTrailRides, Owner at Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

We're sorry we did not meet your expectations. One of our guides is a struggling cancer victim who does not have a voice box and cannot speak easily. He is extraordinarily kind and loves working with the horses and the trails. He's a fantastic and...More

Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

The staff was tremendous! Extremely helpful and very kind well worth the stop. The petting zoo is small but the kids enjoyed. With smaller kids went with the hand led ride. The kids weren't sure about it at first but the staff helped them warm...More

1  Thank WVAngler
MountainTrailRides, Owner at Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

We're so glad you had fun. Did you have a chance to try the Adventure Cave or Gem Mining? It sounds like you have some younger children, and they LOVE being able to dig around and discover the hidden bits. We hope you'll come back...More

Reviewed August 8, 2017

We visited Mountain Trail Rides while staying at Canaan Valley Resort. The kids loved it! We did a 1 hour trail ride and that was the perfect length of time for my 6 and 9 year old. The guides were friendly and helpful. The horses...More

1  Thank Emily C
MountainTrailRides, Owner at Mountain Trail Rides Horseback Riding & More, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed yourself! We almost always have same day reservations available, but you're absolutely correct. Calling in advance to secure the ride is the best option to ensure you get the time slot you want. We hope you all will get a...More

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Sorry- we didn't realize that you had submitted a question!! We just recently learned from some visitors that this site existed - we're not very tech-savvy people😜. The 2 hour ride is $55 including tax if you're still... More
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