Near Ft Payne, the Little River Canyon WMA has over 40 miles of trails spread over 4 rolling trails. There are amazing views from the Lookout Mountain summit and also along the Little River.
To reach the horseback riding trailhead from Ft Payne, head south on SR35. Just past the Little River Canyon, take the first paved road to the left (CR103). The trailhead is 1/2 mile on the left.
Overall, Little River Canyon WMA is the 8th most popular horse trail of all 10 horseback rides in Alabama.