Articles Tagged 'National Parks'

Overnight Pack Trip in Banff National Park

Equestrian Travel Articles — October 21, 2017
Six friends head out with Banff Trail Riders for two days of riding in the Bow River Valley. by Jocelyn Pierce Our horses stood patiently on the narrow trail while the family of four we were riding with steered their mounts down a narrow path and out of sight to… Read more »

Riding Mules at Grand Canyon National Park

Equestrian Travel Articles — September 27, 2017
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? by Jocelyn Pierce Grand Canyon National Park is a destination on many bucket lists. Expansive and awe-inspiring, the iconic park attracts nearly five million… Read more »

3 Most Surprising National Parks for Horseback Riding

Darley's Travel Blog — August 24, 2017
From giant sand dunes to volcanic landscapes, unusual national parks for horseback riding from Arizona to California. We know a ton of great parks to ride horses around the world, but the below national parks surprised even us! Check out these diverse national parks in the USA to saddle up. … Read more »

Horseback Riding at Big South Fork Recreation Area in Tennessee

Equestrian Travel Articles — October 29, 2016
Frequent Equitrekking contributor Susan St. Amand rides again amid sandstone formations and historic sites at Big South Fork Recreation Area in Tennessee. Recently, I had the pleasure of trail riding at Big South Fork Recreation Area in Tennessee again. No matter how many times I ride here, it is a… Read more »

Viewing Wild Horses on Assateague Island in Maryland

Darley's Travel Blog — August 1, 2015
At first we didn’t see them, but then they were everywhere. On Assateague Island, a barrier island off the coast of Maryland and Virginia, pony-sized horses roam free. by Darley Newman I was on the Maryland side of the island on a quest to find them with national park ranger… Read more »

Celebrate National Park Week by Horseback Riding at these US Parks

Darley's Travel Blog — 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… Read more »

Horseback Riding Banff National Park

Darley's Travel Blog — April 17, 2014
Wilderness Pack Trip on horseback in Banff National Park in Alberta   by Equitrekking host Darley Newman The first day of our pack trip into Banff National Park had been an eventful one. The three-hour ride to Mystic Camp was a mix of sun, rain and hail- yes hail in… Read more »

Wild Horses on Cumberland Island, Georgia

Darley's Travel Blog — April 1, 2011
Tour Georgia's Cumberland Island with a naturalist and meet the island's "wild" horses.  by Darley Newman Roughly the size of Manhattan, Cumberland is a small island off the southern Georgia coast that boasts 17.5 miles of pristine beaches and wild horses. It is no more developed today that it was… Read more »

Equitrekking Great National Parks

Darley's Travel Blog — October 21, 2010
A special episode in Equitrekking's new season, Equitrekking Great National Parks takes a closer look at some of the remarkable landscapes, wildlife, and adventures in America’s National Parks. To film this high definition episode, our crew had to cover a lot of ground, hiking, horseback riding and boating in Bryce… Read more »

Alberta- Banff Pack Trip

Darley's Travel Blog — June 10, 2010
It’s about a three-hour ride over varied terrain through Banff National Park to reach Mystic Camp. I’m riding Tumbleweed, a mountain-tough quarter horse whose trot is surprisingly smooth, for my Equitrekking Travel Pack Trip info Banff National Park. Barry, our guide, is riding his mule named Sharon Stone. He says… Read more »