Wisconsin isn’t the Wild West, but it does have good horseback riding opportunities
Some of Wisconsin’s most beautiful woodland areas are home to excellent trails, perfect for exploring on horseback. Riders who trailer their horses will find hundreds of miles of equestrian opportunities. And vacationers who don’t own horses can still have the experience of getting in the saddle and riding. Here are three great horseback riding opportunities.
Black River State Forest in Black River Country.
The Black River State Forest is a natural treasure. Picturesque pines, beautiful rock outcroppings, winding rivers and abundant wildlife characterize this landscape. The forest offers more than 20 miles of horse trails. Learn more.
Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest in Boulder Junction
The Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest is home to myriad lakes and some of the tallest white pines in the Midwest. Logging roads throughout the forest are open to horseback riding. Explore the lakes and forests of this extraordinary wilderness area. Learn more about the forest’s trails.
Guided Trail Rides in the Northwoods
Don’t own a horse? There are trail rides are also available from ranches in the Northwoods.
- In Boulder Junction, contact Grassy Creek Trail Rides.
- In Rhinelander, contact Western Connection Ranch.