North / South Loops Horseback Riding

The 7th most popular equestrian trail in Florida.

South of Sarasota and southeast of Venice, the North and South Loops are each 6 mile horseback riding routes through the 8,500 acre Myakka State Forest.

To reach the horseback riding trailhead from US75, use Exit 191 (aka Exit 34). Head south on River Road for 9.5 miles. Turn left into the forest. The trailhead is down the dirt road one mile.

Overall, North / South Loops is the 7th most popular horse trail of all 34 horseback rides in Florida.

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Local Contact(s):  MSF (941) 255-7653; Florida Visitor Information (850) 488-5607.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Florida" from Timothy Okeefe

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Reference Source:  click here http://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Florida-Forest-Service

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Date Updated:  7/29/2016

ID:  14832

North / South Loops Horseback Riding Map

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