Allegheny Trail Horseback Riding

The 8th most popular equestrian trail in Virginia.

West of Covington in the George Washington National Forest, a 12 mile section of the Allegheny Trail for horses crosses and follows the eastern continential divide in the rugged Allegheny mountains. Sections are nice for horseback riding. The Allgeheny Trailhead can be reached by exiting I-64 at Jerrys Run (Exit 1).

Overall, Allegheny Trail is the 8th most popular horse trail of all 35 horseback rides in Virginia.


Local Contact(s):  George Washington National Forest (540) 265-5100; Virginia Tourism (800) 847-4882.

Best Season:  May - Sept.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/20/2016

ID:  14657


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