Bear Springs Mountain Trail System Horseback Riding

The 16th most popular equestrian trail in New York.

Facebook Pinterest Twitter Email

South of Walton in the western Catskills, the 7,200 acre Bear Spring Mountain Wildlife Management Area has 24 miles of marked horseback riding rolling through forest and meadows. These scenic horse trails pass lakes and waterfalls.

To reach the horseback riding trailhead from the north on US88, use Exit 20. Head south on SR10 to Walton. Turn east on SR206 for 5.2 miles. Turn on East Trout Road and head to the campground (where the trailhead is located).

Overall, Bear Springs Mountain Trail System is the 16th most popular horse trail of all 21 horseback rides in New York. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Bear Springs Mountain Trail System including Willowemoc Wild Forest and Vernooy Kill Falls Trail.

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  Bear Springs (518) 357-2048 or (518) 357-2234; NY Tourism (800) CALL NYS.

Best Season:  May - Sep

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Bear Spring Mountain Campground (607) 865-6989

Article Source:   Best Bear Springs Mountain Trail System Horseback Riding Review https://www.trailsource.com/?type=HORSE&id=15839

GPS:  42.1339, -75.0812

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  8/11/2016

ID:  15839

© 1997-2019 · TRAILSOURCE.COM All Rights Reserved.

Bear Springs Mountain Trail System Horseback Riding Map

© 1997-2019 · TRAILSOURCE.COM 
All Rights Reserved.

Usage Covered By TERMS.

 ACCESS FULL TRAIL GUIDES

Our one-step registration gives you instant, unlimited access to all of our printable trail guides for ALL sports in ALL regions worldwide.

For horseback riding the Bear Springs Mountain Trail System in New York, our printable trail guides offers trail descriptions, maps, lodging suggestions, driving directions, levels of difficulty and points-of-contact.

SIGN-IN REGISTER