Located in New Mexico, the horseback riding in Silver City offers more than a half-dozen beautiful horseback trails. The best Silver City horseback riding based on popularity are considered to be Granny Mountain Trail, Black Canyon Trail, Turkey Creek Trail, Black Range Crest Trail, and Sawmill Wagon Road NRT. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Silver City horseback riding trail below.
East of Silver City, the Sawmill Wagon Road National Recreation Trail (#243) is a 10 mile horseback riding route from Arenas Valley Trailhead To Junction of Trail 74 with elevations from 6,500 feet to 8,000 feet. The trail was an integral part of the original Fort Bayard Military Reservation in the late 1800's.
East of Silver City and north of Santa Clara, the Fort Bayard Big Juniper Tree Trail is a 5 mile horseback riding loop. It runs from Fort Bayard Adminstrative Site Trailhead To Arenas Valley Trailhead. The route is also shared by hikers and mountain bikers so use care.
East of Silver City and north of Santa Clara, the Wood Haul Wagon Ruts Trail is a 6 mile horseback riding route from Fort Bayard Administrative Site To Wagon Wheel Ruts. This route is also shared with hikers and mountain bikers so use care when riding.