Located in Florida, the horseback riding in Jacksonville is known for four scenic horseback trail rides. The best Jacksonville horseback riding based on popularity are considered to be West Tower Trails, Evans Loop Trail, Holloway Loop, and Red Root Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Jacksonville horseback riding trail below.
Southwest of Jacksonville and Orange Park, the Evans Loop Trail is a 16 mile horseback riding route in the 24,000 acre Jennings State Forest. There is a 16 mile Yellow loop and a shorter 8 mile Red loop.
West of Jacksonville near Lake City, the 200,000 acre Osceola National Forest has a miles of horse trails. Horseback riding on the Osceola provides you with the opportunity to journey quietly through open pine flatwoods and wet, scenic bays. Four interconnected loop trails traverse over 50 miles of trails through the scenic Osceola National Forest. These trails originate at West Tower where there is an area for camping, horse stalls, drinking water and a flush toilet.
South of Jacksonville and west of Palatka in the Etoniah Creek State Forest, the Holloway Loop trail is a 5 mile horseback riding route in the 86,79 acre Etoniah Creek State Forest. Overall, there are 19 miles of multi-use trails on the east side of the ECSF shared by horseback riders and mountain bikers.