Celebrate National Park Week by Horseback Riding at these US Parks

April 12, 2015

We're celebrating National Park Week, April 18-26th, 2015, with these great travel articles and tips to help you ride America's National Parks.

by Darley Newman

The National Park Service's annual National Park Week runs from April 18-26 this year. Travelers can take advantage of fee-free days at all National Parks during the opening weekend Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19th. Check out the below resources, travel articles and tips on national parks where you can horseback ride.

9 Great Yellowstone National Park Ranch Vacations
Top dude ranches and guest ranches conveniently located near Yellowstone National Park in Montana, Idaho and Wyoming, so you can visit America's first national park before, after or during your next ranch vacation.

mountain sky guest ranch horseback

Riding Mules at Grand Canyon National Park
Sure, you can see the Grand Canyon by foot or bus, but why not experience this must see National Park from the back of a mule?

Mule ride Grand Canyon National Park

To kick off National Park Week, Grand Canyon National Park will hold Earth Day festivities on April 18-19.

5 Great Dude Ranches Near National Parks 
As lovers of ranches and national parks, we here at Equitrekking know a great vacation combo is to visit both at one time! Check out these dude ranches in close proximity to great national parks.

gros centre river ranch horseback

Horseback Riding In Yellowstone National Park
Horseback riding adventures in a dream place to ride, Yellowstone National Park, while at Lone Mountain Guest Ranch in Montana.

yellowstone national park horseback

4 Great National Parks for Horseback Riding
Four U.S. National Parks that are accessible on horseback. Bring your own horse or ride with a local outfitter.

Great Smoky Mountain National Park horseback

Utah- Capitol Reef National Park with video
Explore Capitol Reef National Park in Utah in this Equitrekking travel video.

Bryce Canyon Horse Riding in Utah
Read about our adventures riding in beautiful Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah.

bryce canyon national park utah

Horseback Riding in Yosemite National Park
Horseback Riding to Glacier Point on one of California's Finest Trails in Yosemite National Park, part of Equitrekking's 50 State Trail Riding Project.

Yosemite horseback riding


Learn more about horseback riding around the world in our online guidebook the Equitrekking Vacation Guide and top ranches at Top20Ranches.com. Check out more great places to saddle up in Ireland and beyond and get matched with a trip on EquitrekkingTravel.com.

Topics: Dude Ranch National Park, Grand Canyon Mule Rides, National Park, National Park Week, National Parks, Yellowstone Horseback Riding