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Best one hour horseback ride

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Best one hour horseback ride

I've looked at several and would prefer some climbing and scenic vistas versus a trail going through the woods where you see nothing but trees. Does such a trail exist???

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1. Re: Best one hour horseback ride

I would be interest to know if there is any recommended stable/trail as well.

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I cannot imagine a 1 hour ride affording much as far as those options. I would expect you tro actually have to ride a bit to get anywhere.

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I am afraid I have to agree with plz on this one. The only two stables located inside RMNP are through Sombrero Ranch (Glacier Basin and Moraine Park). They offer 2 hour rides from these locations not one hour ones. Be sure to understand negotiating Bear Lake Road (special confirmation number to get through) for the rides at Glacier Basin. I would look at what they say on their site about the Glacier Basin rides.

A beautiful area of RMNP to visit that does not get as much attention as far as horseback riding is the Wild Basin area. Sombrero offers this option through their Allenspark stables. One of the DE's here on the forum really enjoyed this ride. Again, I would think you need a two hour ride.

Jackson Stables has good access to RMNP from their location at the YMCA and family really enjoyed a one hour ride from here during Spring Break. You do not have to be staying at the Y to use Jackson Stables.

National Park Gateway is located near the Fall River Entrance to RMNP. They get really good reviews here on TA. Again, I can not imagine the one hour ride delivering what you want.

There are reviews for all of these at tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g60945-Activitie…

Scan down through the list and you will see them.

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Jackson Stables at the Y

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