Best Giant City State Park Horseback Riding

The 17th most popular equestrian trail in Illinois.

  Illinois, US

  TRAILSOURCE.COM™

  June 29, 2016

Near Makanda, the Giant City State Park has a nice 12 mile horseback riding loop.

To reach the trailhead from Murphysboro, head east on SR13 to US51. Head south on US51 to the park entrance. Turn left heading east into the park.

Overall, Giant City State Park is the 17th most popular horse trail of all 22 horseback rides in Illinois.


Local Contacts:  Giant City State Park (618) 457-4836; Illinois Tourism (800) 223-0121; Illinois Horsemens Council (217) 585-1600; Illinois Trail Riders (618) 252-7338.

Best Season:  Apr. - Nov.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Luxury Loding:  Giant City Lodge (618) 457-4921

Reference Source:  click here https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/

GPS:  37.6037, -89.1867

Date Published:  5/17/2016

Date Updated:  6/29/2016

ID:  13314


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