Customized Rides for Every Adventurer

Discover Your Perfect Trail: From the gentle paths suitable for beginners to the rugged trails that thrill experienced riders, we offer a variety of rides to match your skill level and adventurous spirit. Opt for our most popular 2-hour exploration, immerse yourself in nature with our 3-hour journey, or embark on the ultimate 5-hour adventure that promises unparalleled vistas and serene encounters with wildlife.

Ride Experiences

2-Hour Ride (Easy and Beautiful): Begin your adventure at Sprague Lake, wind along the Glacier Creek Trail, and cross the water at Boulder Brook. This ride offers easy terrain perfect for all ages 6 and older. Enjoy stunning views of the mountains and Rocky Mountain National Park with the friendliest horses on earth. Make memories for the whole family.

3-Hour Ride (Intermediate and Worth It): This ride leads you past the serene Sprague Lake, up the scenic Storm Pass Trail, and to breathtaking elevations above 9,000 feet. Continue onto the secluded Wind River Trail, where the untouched beauty of emerald mountains unfolds before you. This ride is an invitation to those craving a deeper bond with nature, blending picturesque landscapes with a more challenging ride. Perfect for adventurers seeking to immerse themselves in the park’s beauty. We recommend this experience for kids 14 or older, or those with riding experience, to ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable adventure.

5-8 Hour Rides (Intermediate to Advanced): For the ultimate equestrian adventure, that offers a choice among the most stunning destinations of Rocky Mountain National Park. Chose from popular destinations like, the iconic Bear Lake, Albert Falls, Mills Lake, Estes Cone, Emerald Mountain, Emerald Lake, or the summit of Flat Top Mountain! Each path promises an unforgettable experience. Immerse yourself in breathtaking landscapes and forge a deep connection with RMNP, all while creating lasting memories of Colorado’s awe-inspiring wilderness. These rides are designed for Riders aged 14 and older, ensuring a safe and enriching experience for all.

**Safety and Satisfaction First**: Your safety and enjoyment are paramount. We start each adventure with a comprehensive orientation to ensure you’re comfortable and confident. With helmets provided and a guide to attire recommendations, we prioritize your well-being without compromising the thrill of the ride.

Wildlife in the park

This area of Rocky Mountain National Park is home to a diverse array of wildlife species. This montane ecosystem, which lies at elevations between 5,600 and 9,500 feet, is characterized by ponderosa pine forests, aspen groves, and meadows. The habitat diversity supports a rich variety of fauna. Some of the most commonly encountered wildlife in the montane region include:

1. Mammals:
– Elk: One of the most iconic species in the park, elk are often seen grazing in meadows and can be identified by their large size and impressive antlers on males.
– Mule deer: Commonly seen in the montane region, these deer have large ears and a distinctive black-tipped tail.
– Black bear: Although more elusive, black bears can occasionally be spotted in the montane forests. They are omnivores and feed on plants, berries, insects, and small mammals.
– Mountain lion: A top predator in the park, mountain lions are rarely seen due to their secretive nature but play a crucial role in maintaining ecosystem balance.
– Abert’s squirrel: This tree squirrel is easily recognizable by its bushy tail and tufted ears. They are commonly found in ponderosa pine forests.
– Coyote: These adaptable canids are often seen in meadows and open areas, hunting for small mammals and birds.

2. Birds:
– Red-tailed hawk: This large, majestic bird of prey is often seen soaring above the montane region in search of small mammals.
– Steller’s jay: Known for their striking blue color and black crest, Steller’s jays are common in montane forests.
– Mountain bluebird: These vibrant blue birds can be found in open meadows and woodland edges.
– American three-toed woodpecker: Inhabiting montane forests, these woodpeckers can be recognized by their unique three-toed feet and distinct black-and-white plumage.

3. Reptiles and Amphibians:
– Western terrestrial garter snake: These snakes are often found near water sources and feed on a variety of prey, including fish, amphibians, and small mammals.
– Tiger salamander: The tiger salamander is the only salamander species found in the park and can be found in montane wetlands and riparian areas.
– Boreal chorus frog: These small, vocal frogs are commonly found near ponds and wet meadows.

This is just a brief overview of the diverse wildlife that inhabits the montane regions of Rocky Mountain National Park. While visiting, you might encounter many more species that contribute to the park’s rich and thriving ecosystem.