We all know about the wonderful winter activities offered by the Park City area. However, one of the best summer adventure activities in the Park City area is horseback riding. You can enjoy riding horses along some of the most spectacular trails in the area taking you through forests, alongside pristine lakes, and of course, the spectacular views. You may also catch a glimpse or two of local wildlife including deer, elk and moose.
Take a look at some of the area’s companies that offer horseback riding adventures — all within close proximity to Park City
Boulder Mountain Ranch at Deer Valley
This adventure starts just 10 minutes from Park City’s Main Street at Deer Valley’s Boulder Mountain Ranch. Depending on your choice, you can ride through lush aspen groves or enjoy spectacular view of the Jordanelle Reservoir as well as the Uinta Mountains.
Aspen Grove $79/person 1-1/2 hour
Jordanelle Lookout $89/person two-hours or $105/person with lunch
Departing throughout the day, enjoy horseback rides from the Canyons. Choose from hour long, hour and a half, or four-hour lunch tours. You’ll start at the Canyons’ Welcome Center, where you’ll be taken by ATV ride to the stables. During your ride, you’ll be taken through woods, alongside clear lakes, and more.
Red Pine Tours
Red Pine Adventures offers guided horseback tours that will take you through thousands of acres of secluded mountain land. You can experience expansive meadows, pristine lakes, and rugged ridges, and of course, the spectacular mountain views.
1-1/2 Hour Tour: $75/person
2 Hour Private Tour: $99/person
1/2 Day Tour: $175/person, lunch included
Blue Sky Ranch
Located just 15 minutes east of Park City, you can enjoy a full range of horseback riding adventures offered by Blue Sky Ranch. The ranch encompasses an expansive 3,500 acres and provides guests a truly unique riding experience.
Pony Express: $75/person 1 hour
Canyon and Creek Ride: $110/person, 2 hours
Tavern Retreat: $125/ person includes lunch and a 2-12/ hour
Sunrise Ride: $145/person 2-hour early morning ride
The Cowboy Way - $175/person 3-hour trail ride and cattle work
Ranch Ride: $195/person – half day (4 hours)
Little Buckaroos Horsemanship: $85/child – 1 hour intro to horsemanship, grooming, tack, plus a lead line ride
Come out and enjoy the Park City area on horseback. And, of course, don’t forget your camera!