Soapstone Mountain Horseback Riding

The MOST popular equestrian trail in Connecticut.

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Near Somers and Stafford in the 6,126 acre Shenipsit State Forest, the 15 mile Soapstone Mountain route (1000 feet vertical) out-and-back to the Soapstone summit is shady, rolling and, best of all, dry. Overall, there are about 26 miles of trails in the SSF.

To reach the horseback riding trailhead from Hartford, follow US84 to Exit 64. Head north on SR83. In Somers, turn right onto SR190 for 1 mile. Turn right onto Gulf Street and look for entrance on right.

Overall, Soapstone Mountain is the 1st most popular horse trail of all 11 horseback rides in Connecticut.

Soapstone Mountain Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  Conn. Visitors (800) CTBOUND; Conn. Trail Riders Assoc. (860) 567-8769; CT Horse Council (860) 282-0468.

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  41.9604, -72.407

Date Published:  1/5/2016

Date Updated:  7/14/2016

ID:  13392

Soapstone Mountain Horseback Riding Map


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