Located in Arizona, the horseback riding in Payson offers more than a half-dozen beautiful horseback trails. The best Payson horseback riding based on popularity are considered to be AD Bar Trail, Arizona Trail - Highline Horse Trail, Highline Trail, East Eagle Trail, and Woods Canyon Overlook. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Payson horseback riding trail below.
Near Young in the Pleasant Valley Ranger District of the Tonto National Forest, the Cascade Recreation Area provides access to 20 miles of horseback riding trails. Also known as the Workman Creek Area, the ranger district does not recommend horse trailers on the roads of this area. They have become very rutted and rocky.