Horseback Trail Rides

Take in the view from the saddle! Check out the Backcountry Wilderness Area on four hooves instead of two feet on our guided horseback trail rides. The relaxing one-hour outing explores a portion of our conservation property with opportunities to spot local wildlife like elk, mule deer, bobcats, golden eagles, and wild turkeys. The Front Range foothills provide the perfect backdrop to a close-to-home horseback riding experience. 

*If the provided dates do not work, please contact [email protected] to schedule a private trail ride (pending availability).

More Trail Ride Information

  • Prices: HRCA Member $50/ Program Guest $53 (Friends of the Backcountry Members fox level and above will receive a 10% discount.)
  • Age: 7+  |  Riders must be 7 years of age or older at the time of the ride; no age exceptions. Double riding to accommodate younger riders is not allowed. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult on the ride.
  • Weight Limit: our horses can accommodate riders up to 235 lbs.
  • What to Wear: long pants and closed-toe shoes, preferably boots with a heel; dress appropriately for the weather. 
  • What to Bring: sense of adventure, a full reusable water bottle, sunscreen. 
  • Gratuity: if you enjoy your ride, kiss your horse and tip your guide! Our wranglers work hard for tips and greatly appreciate them. The standard gratuity for trail rides is 15-20%.
  • Arrive Early: arrive 10 minutes prior to the start time of your ride to get checked in and a waiver signed. 
  • No refunds for missed rides - no exceptions.
  • Location: Horse Corrals at the Backcountry Outdoor Center; 6005 Ron King Trail, Littleton, CO 80125. Map & Directions
  • Refund Policy: Refund and transfer requests will be honored up to five days prior to the start of the trail ride minus a $5 processing fee. No refunds will be given for missed rides due to late arrival.
    Weather Cancellations: If the weather is questionable, staff will reach out to you to reschedule. No refunds for weather cancellations after a ride has already started.

Questions? Contact Carly Steiger: [email protected]  or Liz Shinn: [email protected].
Questions about registration? Contact member services at 303-471-7020.