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.


Narrow Gauge Trails in Barron County, Wisconsin

June 9, 2014
A member of the Barron County Horse Trail Association shares a great place to horseback ride in Wisconsin in the Barron County Forest for the 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Elaine Madison Up until recently there was only a single recreation trail open for horseback riding in the Rice Lake,… Read more »

Horseback Riding Idaho’s Panhandle National Forest & Heyburn State Park

June 9, 2014
Learn about Idaho horseback riding trails in the Panhandle National Forest and Heyburn State Park for the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Kim Schwanz Heyburn State Park for Riders The hands down number one spot for trail riding in Northern Idaho for the general rider is Heyburn State… Read more »

Experience Nevada’s Diversity Riding The American Discovery Trail

April 21, 2014
From wildflower meadows and craggy mountain canyons to crisp blue lakes and deep sand dunes, Samantha Szesciorka and her horse cross the state of Nevada on the ADT Equestrian Trail and describe the experience for Equitrekking’s 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Samantha Szesciorka Nevada is often presented as one… Read more »

Alaska Horse Trails- Anchorage’s Ruth Arcand Park and Beyond

April 11, 2014
Learn about horseback riding in accessible Ruth Arcand Park in Anchorage and how to ride beyond for the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Pamela Dunlap-Shohl When I first moved to Anchorage in the early 80's I'd never realized that the trails available to equestrians were so close. I also… Read more »

Horseback Riding in South Dakota- The Badlands and Beyond

March 9, 2014
Horseback riding in South Dakota offers diversity to discover! Founding member of Black Hills Backcountry Horsemen of South Dakota Renee Bechen highlights Badlands National Park, The Black Hills and beyond for the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Renee Bechen South Dakota’s landscapes offer outstanding scenery for riders that enjoy diversity. Many individuals… Read more »

Horseback Riding Zion National Park in Utah-La Verkin Creek

February 26, 2014
An active member of the Back Country Horsemen of Utah and blogger about great Utah trails shares horse trails in Zion National Park, encompassing Lee's Pass, LaVerkin Creek and Kolob Arch, for Equitrekking's 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Judy Nelson Horses traditionally have been used to explore Zion National… Read more »

Horseback Riding Princess Place Preserve in Florida

February 10, 2014
Equestrian Kimberly Harvey reveals her favorite place to trail ride in Flagler County, Florida for Equitrekking's 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Kimberly Harvey Being one of the fortunate Yankee transplants who reside in the sunny state of Florida, I have a keen appreciation for the nearly 365 days each year… Read more »

Michigan Shore to Shore Riding Trail

January 29, 2014
Learn about the Michigan Shore-to-Shore Trail, a 240-mile long trail that runs across the Lower Peninsula of Michigan and is open to horseback riders and hikers, part of the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Carol Baldwin Looking for a riding and camping experience with your equine partner? Michigan… Read more »

Horseback Riding Kentucky’s Green River Lake State Park

January 28, 2014
Looking for a great weekend getaway with your trail horse? Green River Lake State Park near Campbellsville, Kentucky, is one of my favorite trail riding locations–– part of the Equitrekking 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Janis Flynn, Lancaster, KY Green River Lake State Park contains 1,331 acres of land… Read more »

Arkansas Horseback Riding Pedestal Rock- Ozark National Forest

January 26, 2014
Learn about favorite Arkansas trails of the Arkansas Trail Riders Association as part of Equitrekking's 50 State Trail Riding Project. by Tina Taylor and Sherry Resecker Cowboy Up Horse Camp in Pelsor, Arkansas is a great place for riding, some of it is easy, however there are many difficult trails… Read more »