Ramapo Mountain State Forest Horseback Riding

The 12th most popular equestrian trail in New Jersey.

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Northwest of Newark near Ringwood in Bergen County, the 4,200 acre Ramapo Mountain State Forest has 26 miles of trails.

To reach the horseback riding trailhead, take Route 287 to exit 57, follow Skyline Drive to parking lot on the left. The upper parking area for Ramapo Mountain State Forest on the left side of the road at milepost 1.4, opposite the entrance to Camp Tamarack.

Overall, Ramapo Mountain State Forest is the 12th most popular horse trail of all 19 horseback rides in New Jersey.


Local Contact(s):  Ramapo Mountain State Forest (973) 962-7031; NJ Tourism (800) JERSEY7.

Best Season:  May - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/

GPS:  41.0466, -74.2513

Date Published:  5/18/2016

Date Updated:  8/18/2016

ID:  14556


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