North of San Francisco, the Point Reyes National Seashore has excellent horseback riding trails which lead all the way to the Pacific Ocean.
The Five Brooks Trailhead provides access to numerous horse trails including San Andreas Fault Trail, Wildcat Beach Trail, Rift Zone Trail and the Lakes Tour route.
To reach the Five Brooks Trailhead from the intersection of Sir Francis Drake Blvd. and SR 1 in Olema, go south on SR 1 for 3.5 miles. The trailhead is on the right.
Note: There are horse rentals available right at the trailhead.
Overall, Five Brooks Trailhead is the 5th most popular horse trail of all 81 horseback rides in California.