Located in Arizona, the horseback riding in Sedona is known for five fun horse trails. The best Sedona horseback riding based on popularity are considered to be Dead Horse Ranch State Park, Apache Maid Horse Trail, Casner Mountain Trail, Hot Loop Trail, and Dawa / Rupp Horse Loop. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Sedona horseback riding trail below.
Northwest of Sedona, the Casner Mountain Trail is a 7 mile one-way horseback ride. Originally built to maintain power lines, Casner Mountain trail offers spectacular views of the Sycamore Canyon and Red Rock/Secret Mountain Wildernesses and the Verde Valley. The trail follows an old jeep road which still provides access to the power lines. The trail begins in high desert vegetation and switchbacks up the side of Casner Mountain. Once on top of the mesa, Pinyon/Juniper with open grasslands are the norm. Wildlife is abundant, particularilly in the winter months, so keep an eye out for Elk and Deer along with the occassional Bear and even Mountain Lion are spotted.