Horseback Riding Yellowstone

Yellowstone Horseback Riding

Cowboy Up for a Real Montana Vacation Activity

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Horseback Adventure for the Whole Family

Slow down and immerse yourself in Big Sky Country

Make the most of your Yellowstone vacation by taking the time to see more than roadside sights. Horseback riding may be the best way to fully experience the West and all that the Montana mountains can offer.

Stop driving and start riding! Your Yellowstone vacation improves when you slow down and take time to experience your destination.

Ride through the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness on the edge of Yellowstone with a soothing horseback swaying motion.

Get the horseback riding instruction you need for your whole family to feel at ease on our gentle horses.

See the sights from a higher vantage as you ride through the fresh air and panoramic mountain scenery of Yellowstone.

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Amazing adventure!

Very easy ride, also such great scenery!

And very knowledgeable wranglers, and amazing horses, my family of four all enjoyed our trip!

- Lily B.

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Your Horseback Riding Trip Options

Horseback Riding Yellowstone

Full-Day Trail Ride

Feel the West on an immersive 6-hour horseback ride

Trip time (6 hours): Check-in at 8 a.m. By 8:30 a.m. we ride!
Our Full-Day Horseback Rides include: A sack lunch.
Check-in: Please check in at 212 W. Park St., Gardiner, MT 59030. At check-in, you'll get driving directions to the corrals to meet your wrangler for the day.

Horseback riding is available May 15 (weather permitting) to Sept. 4.

Price: $200/person (Ages 6 and up)

Horseback Riding Yellowstone

Half-Day Trail Ride

Disappear into the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness

Trip time (3.5 hours): Check-in at 8:15 a.m. Hit the saddle at 9 a.m.
Check-in: Please check in at 212 W. Park St., Gardiner, MT 59030. At check-in, you'll get driving directions to the corrals to meet your wrangler for the day.

Horseback riding is available May 15 (weather permitting) to Sept. 4.

Price: $100/person (Ages 6 and up)
Horseback Riding Yellowstone

2-Hour Trail Ride

A surprisingly complete escape into the mountains

Trip times: 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily. Check in 45 minutes early.
Check-in: Please check in at 212 W. Park St., Gardiner, MT 59030. At check-in, you'll get driving directions to the corrals to meet your wrangler.

Horseback riding is available May 15 (weather permitting) to Sept. 4.

Price: $60/person (Ages 6 and up)

Horseback Riding Yellowstone

1 Hour Trail Ride

A brush with nature on the border of Yellowstone

Trip times: 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily. Check in 45 minutes early.
Check-in: Please check in at 212 W. Park St., Gardiner, MT 59030. At check-in, you'll get driving directions to the corrals to meet your wrangler.

Horseback riding is available May 15 (weather permitting) to Sept. 4.

Price: $40/person (Ages 6 and up)

Horseback Riding Yellowstone

Cowboy Cookout

A 1-hour ride with a steak dinner at the end of the trail

Trip time: 5:30 p.m. daily. Check in at 5 p.m.
Check-in: Please check in at 212 W. Park St., Gardiner, MT 59030. After check-in, you will be given directions to the corrals 5 miles away.

Price: $90/person (5 and Up, NO Weight Limit)
Dinner only: $35/person

Cookouts run through August 10. Please notify us of food allergies and special dietary needs 24 hours prior to your cookout.

Horseback Riding Yellowstone

Raft and Ride

Paddle it. Hoof it. Love it.

Trip times: Ride at 9 a.m. and raft at 12 p.m. OR raft at 12:30 p.m. and ride at 4 p.m. daily. Check in 45 minutes prior to your first activity.
Check-in: Please check in at 212 W. Park St., Gardiner, MT 59030. After check-in, you will be given directions to the corrals 5 miles away or taken to the boat launch for river trips.

Adult: $98
Child: $88 (Ages 6-12)

Horseback Riding Yellowstone

Multi-Day Pack Trips

Clear your mind on a multi-day horseback adventure.

Escape deep into the backcountry outside Yellowstone to discover lakes, creeks, and mountains that few people ever get to see.

Feel your worries and frustrations melt away as you engage in activities that keep you present and smiling throughout your trip.

Trips depart into the Absaroka-Beartooth Mountains bordering Yellowstone National Park.

Helmets available on request.

All riders must be able to follow instructions and handle their horse without aid.

Horseback Trip FAQ

01. What should I wear for horseback riding?
Please wear long pants, closed toed shoes, sunblock, and dress according to the weather.
03. Can small children go horseback riding?
Riders must be 6+ years old, no experience required. Riding double is not allowed but if you do have questions or concerns, please call us at 888-722-6505.
05. When do I need to check in for my ride?
Please check in at our Gardiner office 45 minutes before the start of your ride. After check-in, we will give you directions to the wrangler, a short and scenic 5-mile drive to the corrals. Please be aware this is a gravel road. There is RV parking available at the corrals, so please ask about it at check-in.

 

02. What can I bring on my ride?
A water bottle and a camera, preferably with a strap (carry at your own risk.)
04. Do I need experience?
No, our horses and trails are suitable for all levels of riders. Please be aware that you will be riding a horse and accidents can happen just like with any other activity.
06. Do you have a weight limit?
Yes, we do have a weight limit of 275 pounds. ALL riders must be physically able to get on and off the horse with little or no assistance. If you have questions, please call us at 888-722-6505.