Half-day Horseback riding in the White River National Forest, near Vail


A certified guide will take you on this enjoyable and delightful half-day of horseback riding in the charming and lovely White River National Forest, near Vail in Colorado, an area rich in gorgeous scenery, with lakes, meadows, fields, creeks, streams, rivers and mountains in abundance.



1/2 Day

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Open to everyone

First Time


  • Horseback ride through the stunning White River National Forest!
  • See animals such as elk, deer, lynx, bobcats, moose and trout
  • See truly awesome views of the New York and Gore Range Mountains


I will guide you on this half-day of horseback riding, where we will ride through the blissful, peaceful and tranquil surroundings of the White River National Forest, near Vail in Colorado, a region renowned as an outdoor activity mecca and one where there is a truly breathtaking variety and diversity of flora, fauna, landscape, scenery and terrain to wonder at.

White River National Forest is located just 45 miles from Vail in Colorado, and holds the title of being the most visited National Forest in the United States. There are a myriad of different animals that inhabit the area such as elk, deer, lynx, bobcats, moose and trout, and it has long been a go-to destination for horseback riding.

We meet in the morning, where safety gear and information is dispensed, and of course you get to meet your horses.

We then head off riding as soon as we can, as we head in to the National Forest via the Stag Gulch trail in to Big Park.

Over the course of the subsequent 3-4 hours you will be privy to epic views of the New York and Gore Range mountains, as well as the truly awesome and idyllic meadows full of flowers, lakes, creeks, streams and forests that give the park so much life.

Our expert guides will be on hand to help you with anything to do with your horses, and if you run in to any difficulty.

We finish in the afternoon having seen one of the most special parts of the country in one of the most spectacular ways possible.

See this amazing part of the country via the unique method of horseback riding – book now to experience!


Day 1: Meet and activity

Meet in morning, ride for 3-4 hours, finish



Meeting point

Vail, Colorado


About the guide

One of our certified guides will take you skiing and climbing to some of the best spots in North America. In the USA we offer trips in California, Colorado, Maine, Alaska, Oregon, Arizona, Washington, Montana, Nevada, Texas, Utah and Vermont. And in Canada, you'll find tours in Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 207 Each

Group of 2

USD 104 Each

Group of 3

USD 62 Each

Group of 4

USD 52 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee


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