Located in the US, the horseback riding in Oklahoma offers more than a half-dozen beautiful horseback trails. The best Oklahoma horseback riding based on popularity are considered to be Winding Stair Mountain Equestrian Trails, Beavers Bend State Park, Cedar Lake Equestrian Trails, Billy Creek Trail, and Boardstand Trail / Military Road. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Oklahoma horseback riding trail below.
Southeast of Tulsa near Heavener, the 26,000 acre Winding Stair Mountain NRA has the 77 mile Winding Stair Equestrian Trail System open to horseback riding. There are four developed trailhead parking areas including Big Cedar, Pashubbe, Winding Stair, and Horse Thief at Cedar Lake. The parking area is located on the south side of Cedar Lake.
North of Broken Bow in the Ouachita Mountains, the Beaver Bend State Park has 30 miles of horseback riding trails through rolling hills and hardwood forests adjacent to Broken Bow Lake. The David Boren Trail is a 16 mile route wandering along ridge tops and through creek bottoms amongst tall timber stands. It combines many of the parks trails into a long one-way route.
Southeast of Tulsa and south of Heavener in the Ouachita National Forest, the Cedar Lake Equestrian Trails provides access to 77 miles of horseback riding trails in the Winding Stair Mountain National Recreation area. The best trailhead can be found at the Cedar Lake Equestrian Camp.
Southeast of Tulsa and northwest of Big Cedar in the Ouachita National Forest, the Billy Creek Trail is a 10 mile route open to horseback riding. The trailhead is near the Billy Creek Campground.
Southeast of Tulsa and west of Talihina in the Ouachita National Forest, the Boardstand Trail is a 23 mile route open to horseback riding. Also known as the Boardstand Old Military Road, the trailhead is located near the intersection of US271 and SR1.
Southeast of Tulsa and northwest of Big Cedar in the Ouachita National Forest, the 11.2 mile Horsetheif Springs Trail ascends scenic Winding Stair Mountain into dense stands of oak. The best trailhead can be found at the Horsethief Springs Picnic Area.