Looking for a true Western adventure while in Park City? One of our favorite outdoor activities is horseback riding! This is a wonderful way to really enjoy the scenery and the mountain landscapes. If you are a city dweller, getting to know horses up close is guaranteed to be a very memorable experience. For those who are old hands at riding, getting out and enjoying the wind in your hair while atop a horse is thrill! Here’s a look at some of the area companies that offer horseback adventures; there’s something for everyone and all abilities.
Red Pine Adventures
You enjoy the natural landscapes and wildlife on Red Pine’s privately owned land near the Canyons Village. Your knowledgeable and friendly guide will take you through some gorgeous vistas. You’ll see pristine lakes, meadows, ridges, and of course, expansive views. You may even see some local wildlife such as elk, moose, or deer.
Adventures at The Stillman Ranch / Rocky Mountain Recreation
The Stillman Ranch is a 9,000-acre private ranch location in the Uinta Mountains. Rocky Mountain Recreation offers various trail rides for all level of experience. You can take different rides—from a single hour to all day and over night rides. It is an amazing adventure!
Blue Sky Utah
Blue Sky Utah presents a different type of trail ride. They want to show guests the beauty of the Vaquero style of horsemanship, made famous by the film “The Horse Whisperer.” You will learn and experience the harmony and togetherness of the rider and the horse. The overall philosophy is a soft and respectful approach to have a more peaceful, responsive horse.
Boulder Mountain Ranch @ Deer Valley Stables
With a trail ride from Boulder Mountain Ranch, you’ll ride through the mountains surrounding Deer Valley. It’s an exceptional way to experience the Deer Valley slopes during the summer months. You can also check out the trail rides at nearby Sundance Resort. There are one to three hour rides available, with or without lunches.
Destination Sports and Adventure
Destination Sports trail rides can take you on trails through Park City and the Uinta Mountains. There are rides from 1.5 hours to 4 hours, all guided by experienced wranglers. You can even book a combo trip with a whitewater rafting trip!
If you are interested in adding one of these great horseback riding adventures to your Park City getaway schedule, we would be happy to help you schedule it. Just ask one of our helpful staff members at Park City Rental Properties!