Proctor Mountain Loop Horseback Riding

The 17th most popular equestrian trail in Idaho.

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Near Sun Valley, the 4 mile Proctor Mountain Loop is a challenging horseback ride up 2,000 feet over 2 miles. Use caution since this route is very popular with mountain bikers.

Starting from the Trail Creek Cabin parking area. From here, cross Trail Creek on the XC ski bridge and head upstream on the dirt road behind the ampitheatre. Once in the trees, follow the trails to the right. This leads up the mountain. The horseback riding route back down is awesome.

Overall, Proctor Mountain Loop is the 17th most popular horse trail of all 56 horseback rides in Idaho. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Proctor Mountain Loop including Adams Gulch Loop, Greenhorn Gulch / Imperial Gulch and Placer/Castle Creek Trail.

Proctor Mountain Loop Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  SNF (208) 622-5371; Idaho Tourism (800) 635-7820; Idaho Backcountry Horsemen (208) 772-2964.

Recommended Book:  "Trail Riding In Rocky Mountains" from Jean Llewellyn

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Boundary Creek C.G.; Tyrolean Lodge (208) 726-5336

Luxury Loding:  The Knob Hill Inn, Ketchum; Sun Valley Lodge

Breakfast Restaurant:  The Kneadery; Western Cafe; Java On 4th

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  43.72153, -114.32725

Date Published:  12/24/2015

Date Updated:  8/9/2016

ID:  14503

Proctor Mountain Loop Horseback Riding Map


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