Trinity Alps Wilderness Horseback Riding

The 42nd most popular equestrian trail in California.

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West of Redding near Weaverville in the Shasta Trinity National Forest, the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area has miles of trails perfect for horseback riding. The best routes include the Swift Creek Trail, the Union Trail, and the Eagle Creek Trail. Most are accessible from SR3 near Weaverville.

Overall, Trinity Alps Wilderness is the 42nd most popular horse trail of all 81 horseback rides in California. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Trinity Alps Wilderness including Bizz Johnson Horse Trail, Clikapudi Trail, Caribou Trail, Grizzly Trail, Horse Shoe Trail and Papoose TrailSapphire Trail.


Local Contact(s):  Shasta Trinity National Forest (530) 623-2121; Shasta Tourism (800) 926-4865; MS Visitors (800) 926-4865.

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Bridge Camp (Stewart Fork); Horse Flats Campground

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  7/25/2016

ID:  15422


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