Located in Massachusetts, the horseback riding in Boston is known for five fun horse trails. The best Boston horseback riding based on popularity are considered to be Myles Standish State Forest, Wompatuck State Park, Willowdale State Forest, F. Gilbert Hills State Forest, and Lynn Woods Reservation. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Boston horseback riding trail below.
Southeast of Boston and southwest of Plymouth, the 14,600 acre Myles Standish State Forest is laced with hundreds of miles of trails, paths, fire breaks, paved roads and dirt roads. Some of the pathways in the forest actually predate the Pilgrims. There are 35 miles of dedicated equestrian trails. The routes roll gently through sandy pine forest.
Southeast of Boston and Hingham, the 3,500 acre Wompatuck State Park has miles of horseback riding trails. Also known as Wompy park, the rocky and rooty horse trails roll gently through maple and oak forests.
West of Ipswich, the 2,400 acre Willowdale State Forest has 40 miles of trails open to horseback riding trails through forest. The main routes are blazed in red and blue - the combined red/blue route is a 7 mile loop. The horse trails wind through dense maple and oak forest.