Big Sandy Creek Horse Trail

The 3rd most popular equestrian trail in Texas.

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East of Houston near Dallardsville in the Big Thicket National Preserve, the Big Sandy Creek Horse Trail is an 18 mile horseback riding loop through upland pine forests and a floodplain forest of basket oak and sweetgum.

To reach the trailhead from Beaumont, head east on FM420 for 2.5 miles to the trailhead.

To reach the trailhead from Livingston at the the intersection of US 190 and US 59J, go east on US 190 for 11.7 miles. Turn right on F-M 1276 and travel 8.7 miles, almost to Dallardsville. Take a right on Sunflower Road and go just over 1 mile to parking.

Overall, Big Sandy Creek Horse Trail is the 3rd most popular horse trail of all 22 horseback rides in Texas. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Big Sandy Creek Horse Trail including Sam Houston National Forest, Lake Houston State Park, Lake Somerville State Park and Brazos Bend State Park.


Local Contact(s):  Texas Tourism (800) 888- 8TEX; Texas Trail Riders Assoc. (254) 848-4656.

Best Season:  Feb. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Big Sandy Creek Horse Trail

GPS:  30.6147, -94.6722

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  7/16/2016

ID:  12932

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