Best Delaware Horse Trails

Delaware has 3 horseback rides.

Located in the US, the horseback riding in Delaware is known for three cool horse rides. The best Delaware horseback riding based on popularity are considered to be Lums Pond State Park, Brandywine Creek State Park, and Blackbird State Forest. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Delaware horseback riding trail below.


Brandywine Creek State Park

North of Wilmington in Brandywine Creek State Park, the rocky 10 mile Greenway Trail is a lush byway through the park with dozens of side trails through popular forests. The horseback riding route starts from the JCC parking lot on Garden-of-Eden Road. Brandywine Creek State Park is located three miles north of Wilmington.  MORE INFO

Lums Pond State Park

Near Glasgow and Bear, the 1,790 acre Lums Pond State Park has the 17 miles of horseback riding trails combining the Swamp Forest Trail and the Sensory Trail. Keep in mind that there is limited potable water along the route.  MORE INFO

Blackbird State Forest

North of Dover and Smyrna, the Blackbird State Forest is Delaware's northernmost state forest. Located on the border of New Castle and Kent Counties, it is only a 30-minute commute from Wilmington and Newark. It has nine tracts totaling over 4,800 acres and contains a mixture of oaks, yellow-poplar, maple, gums, and hickories. Blackbird is a popular site for outdoor recreation. Its 40 miles of horse trails are also used extensively for hiking, running, bicycling and cross-country skiing.  MORE INFO