50 State Trail Riding Project

Great horse trails in every U.S. state contributed by the equestrian community... you! Get inspired to get outdoors and horseback ride, because the more we horse lovers utilize our trails, the better chance we’ll have in keeping them open to horses. Contact us to contribute and share your favorite trails.


Trail Riding at Big South Fork Recreation Area in Tennessee

October 7, 2015
Wild weather didn’t stop Susan St. Amand from having fun at Big South Fork Recreation Area as part of Equitrekking’s 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Susan St. Amand About Big South Fork Recreation Area Big South Fork Recreation Area is located on the Northeastern end of Tennessee, straddling the… Read more »

Trail Riding the Kickapoo Valley Reserve in Wisconsin

August 12, 2015
Regardless of the time of year, the Kickapoo Valley Reserve is one of the most beautiful tracts of land in all of the Midwest.  by Patty Wisneski Kickapoo is an Algonquin word meaning “one who goes there, then here.” The Kickapoo Valley Reserve has been one of my favorite destinations for… Read more »

Ride Wisconsin: Halls Creek and Bush Lake Flats

March 18, 2015
Learn about one of the best-kept secrets in Northeastern Wisconsin, a great place to horseback ride that's part of Equitrekking's 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Patty Wisneski Wisconsin is a beautiful state and offers many different trail-riding experiences. Riding horses is our heritage; it is important to preserve that heritage.… Read more »

Trail Riding in the Green Mountain State—Vermont

January 13, 2015
Did you know you can ride an elite system of bridle trails from the Rockefeller Era in Vermont? Learn about great horse trails near Woodstock, in the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park and beyond from Chelle Grald of the Green Mountain Horse Association–– part of the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding… Read more »

Riding the Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest in Wisconsin

December 28, 2014
Read about riding adventures in the Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest in Wisconsin, where riders can enjoy an obstacle course, over 50 miles of great trails, electric campsites and access to small towns and restaurants–– part of the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Patty Wisneski and Ada Duffey The… Read more »

Horseback Riding Hocking Hills in Ohio

December 5, 2014
Spectacular rock formations, waterfalls, caves and more... why you should ride in Ohio's Hocking Hills. Part of the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Christine Oswald Our favorite place to ride in Ohio is Hocking Hills. Over the years we have hosted rides there, just gone down as a family… Read more »

Zumbro Bottoms Horseback Riding, Minnesota

November 16, 2014
Learn about the Zumbro Bottoms Horse Campground in the Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood State Forest, where you can camp and ride, part of the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Barb Partington Zumbro Bottoms is located in the beautiful bluff country of Southeast Minnesota, close to the Mississippi River in… Read more »

Cedar Lake Equestrian Camp in the Oklahoma Ouachita Mountains

October 6, 2014
The President of the Oklahoma Equestrian Trail Riders Association shares a great place to horseback ride and camp in the Winding Stair Mountains area in Oklahoma's Ouachita Mountains. by Philip Milliken Located within the Ouachita National Forest and a part of the Cedar Lake Recreation Area, the Cedar Lake Equestrian Camp… Read more »

Horseback Riding in Minnesota- Great Places for Trail Riding

August 2, 2014
Great places to saddle up in Minnesota, where horse trails in state parks abound! by Judith Ramsey Some of the best places for horseback riding in Minnesota are the many miles of trails in our Minnesota State Parks. You can ride for over 1,000 miles on horse trails in our… Read more »

The Best Horse Trails in Iowa

June 29, 2014
Kerrie Tischer of CowgirlDiary.com reveals the top equine trails in Iowa for the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Kerrie Tischer I was recently asked to write a guest post for Equitrekking.com about the best horseback riding trails in Iowa. Equitrekking.com is conducting a 50 State Trail Riding Project,… Read more »