Northwest of Winthrop in the Okanogan National Forest, the 16 mile Larch Creek Trail is a heavily traveled horseback riding trail. Along the scenic 4 pass route, the highpoint is the McCall-Timberwolf Divide at 7,640 feet.
East of Cedar City and west of Bryce in the Dixie National Forest, the Red Canyon area is a scenic red rock canyon with ponderosa pine and sage forests laced with a nice trail network. The Cassidy Trail (#93) is a 8.7 mile route through the scenic red rock formations of Red Canyon North Roadless Area.
Southeast of Pittsburgh near Ohiopyle on Sugarloaf Mountain, the 19,000 acre Ohiopyle State park has 9.4 miles of rocky, hilly routes for horseback riding. The trails include a mix single and double tracks through forest and meadow.
Southeast of Elko and northwest of Ruby Valley, the 43 mile Ruby Crest National Recreation Trail runs the craggy range with lupines, bluebells, glacial lakes, bighorns and mountain goats. The horseback riding trails are located within the in the lushly forested 90,000 acres Ruby Mountain Wilderness.
South of Buffalo and Ellicottville near Salamanca, the 65,000 acre Allegheny State Park has 45 miles trails open to horseback riding. The trails roll over low hills, through dense maple and oak forests along with open meadows.
South of Frisco, the Miners Creek Trail is a 15 mile route past beaver ponds and a meandering creek into the Ten Mile Range. This horseback riding route starts with a nice climb through shady pine forests.
South of Carbondale and north of Redstone, the Avalanche Lake Trail is a 11 mile horseback riding route leading up to Avalanche Lake. The one-way trail follows Avalanche Creek east from the trailhead through pine forest and meadow.
Northwest of Bend and Sisters in the Deschutes National Forest, the Metolius-Windigo Trail is a 120 mile horseback riding trail. It starts at the Metolius River headwaters west of Sisters, and runs south to Windigo Pass near Crescent Lake.
West of Taos and Tres Piedras, the Maquinita Canyon Trail system has 6 possible horseback riding routes up two canyons. The Maquinita Canyon area covers about six square miles.
North of Cincinatti near College Corner, the 3,600 acre Hueston Woods State Park has 15 miles of horse trails. A horsemens staging area are located off SR177 on Four Mile Valley Road. To reach the trailhead from Cincinatti, Take Route 27 North to Oxford.
North of Crested Butte and Gothic, the Rustler Gulch Trail is a breathtaking route heading gently up narrow, hidden valley within the Maroon Bells Wilderness. From the signed trailhead, the Rustler Gulch Trail #599 heads east up the valley through alternating pine forest and wildflower meadows with several stream crossings for roughly 3.5 miles.
The Abyss Trail is a magnificent route into the Mount Evans Wilderness Area winding up valleys and across streams on the way up to a steep ridge leading to Abyss Lake. Abyss Lake Trail is also known as #602.
Northwest of Manistique in the Upper Peninsula, the Pine Marten Run Trail is a 26 mile horseback riding system passing around lakes and over gently rolling hills through the Ironjaw Semi-Primitive Area. It is located about 30 miles northwest of Manistique or 17 miles south of Munising in Schoolcraft County.
North of Crested Butte and southwest of Aspen, a breath-taking horseback riding loop can be formed with the West Maroon Trail and the East Marron Trail in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness. This 32 mile loop can be started from either Gothic (north of Crested Butte) or Maroon Lake (southwest of Aspen).
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