Located in Texas, the horseback riding in Dallas is known for five fun horse trails. The best Dallas horseback riding based on popularity are considered to be LBJ National Grasslands, Ray Roberts Lake State Park, Lake Mineral Wells State Park, San Angelo State Park, and Parrie Haynes Ranch. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Dallas horseback riding trail below.
Northwest of Dallas and Decatur in the LBJ National Grasslands, the LBJ Multiuse Trail system has four loops totaling 35 miles on single and double tracks spread over 22,000 acres. The horse trails are blazed by different colors: Blue Loop (14 miles), Yellow Loop (10 miles), White Loop (14 miles), and Orange Loop (11 miles). These soft dirt trails are maintained by a local equistrian organization.
West of Dallas/Fort Worth, the Lake Mineral Wells State Park has a sandy 12 mile multi-use trail over rolling hills through wildflowers and Texas oak with many stream crossings. The park also provides access to the Mineral Wells Trailway, a 22 mile multi-use route along an old railway from Mineral Wells to Weatherhead.
North of Dallas, the Ray Roberts Lake State Park has 10+ miles of wide, sandy horse trails for side-by-side riding. Horses are allowed on the dirt trail in the Isle du Bois Unit.
Southwest of Dallas and Killeen, the Parrie Haynes Ranch has miles of equestrian trails. The Parrie Haynes Ranch is divided into two sectors known as the West Side and the East Side. The East Side unit is where most riders go since there are 25 miles of horseback riding trails.