Lake Oroville State Recreation Area Horseback Riding

The 20th most popular equestrian trail in California.

Near Oroville, the 28,450 acre Lake Oroville State Recreation Area has 20 miles of horse trails.

To reach the trailhead from Highway 70, go east on Highway 162 (Oroville Dam Blvd.). Continue on Oroville Dam Blvd., turning right at Olive Hwy. (Highway 162), proceed approximately 6 miles on Olive Highway to Kelly Ridge Road. Turn left and Kelly Ridge Road ends in the Visitor Center parking lot.

Overall, Lake Oroville State Recreation Area is the 20th most popular horse trail of all 81 horseback rides in California.

Lake Oroville State Recreation Area Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  Lake Oroville State Recreation Area (818) 574-5200 or (916) 538-2217; California Tourism (916) 444-4429; CA Backcountry Horsemen (888) 302-BCHC.

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Loafer Creek Horse Camp

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/17/2016

ID:  12887

Lake Oroville State Recreation Area Horseback Riding Map


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