Northeast of St. George and Springdale in the Zion National Park, the West Rim Trail is a great horseback riding trail. It runs along the west side of the Zion Canyon Scenic drive.
Also, a great warm up is the Sand Bench Trail.
Both trails start at the equestrian center across the Zion canyon road from the Zion Park Lodge.
Driving Directions: Zion National Park is located off of Interstate 15 on Hwy 9. The West Rim Trailhead is at the South entrance along Zion Scenic Drive.
Overall, West Rim Trail is the 1st most popular horse trail of all 25 horseback rides in Utah.