Samuel P Taylor State Park Horseback Riding
The 25th most popular equestrian trail in California.
Friday 19 August 2016 03:38 GMT
North of San Francisco and west of San Rafael, the 2,700 acre Samuel P Taylor State Park has trails over wooded countryside in the steep rolling hills of Marin County. The park features a unique contrast of coast redwoods groves and open grassland. The park features a variety of flowers and trees, including oak, tanoak, madrone, live oak, laurel and Douglas fir. California native wildflowers include buttercups, milkmaids, and Indian paintbrush.
The park is 15 miles west of San Rafael on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard.
To reach the Devils Gulch Horse Camp from Point Reyes Station, go south on SR 1 for 2.3 miles. Turn left on Sir Francis Drake Blvd. and travel 4.25 miles, veering right at 1.8 miles.) Take a left at Devils Gulch and go less than 0.5 miles to the Horse Camp on the left.
Overall, Samuel P Taylor State Park is the 25th most popular horse trail of all 81 horseback rides in California. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Samuel P Taylor State Park including Five Brooks Trailhead and Mount Tamalpais State Park.