Oriole West Trail Horseback Riding
The 11th most popular equestrian trail in Indiana.
Thursday 11 August 2016 04:01 GMT
East of Evansville and south of Sulphur in the Hoosier National Forest, the Oriole Trail System has over 20 miles of horseback riding trails shared by hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders. The Oriole West Trail is 7.2 miles. The Oriole East Trail is 8.8 miles.
To reach the trailhead, follow US64 to IN 37/IN 66 west (Exit 86). Go south on IN 66 west four miles to Jeffries Cemetery. Look for a small Hoosier National Forest sign on the right side of the road. Turn left into the parking area next to Jeffries Cemetery. Park there or go across the road at Oriole Pond.
Overall, Oriole West Trail is the 11th most popular horse trail of all 11 horseback rides in Indiana. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Oriole West Trail including Nebo Ridge, Oriole East Trail, Birdseye Trail, German Ridge Trail, Hickory Ridge Trail, Youngs Creek Trail and Shirley Creek Horse Trail.