Attractions July 16, 2017
6 Spectacular Horseback Riding Tours In Idaho You Have To Experience
What better way to explore Idaho’s outstanding back country then by horseback? Idahoans are familiar with the sight of horses – sometimes we even see them on the roads. These tours are the perfect family day activity or romantic evening with your partner. Tour guides lead you on an incredible horseback trip through valleys and mountains for an experience you’ll always remember. Check out these outfitters for an adventure of a lifetime.
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1. Dry Ridge Outfitters
Located in Driggs, Idaho, their motto is "Leave only hoof prints, take only memories," and you're sure to do just that. Their experienced guides will lead you through the most beautiful parts of the Rocky Mountain region, through fields of wildflowers and by shimmering alpine lakes. The majestic Tetons are the perfect backdrop for this adventure, and is sure to leave you mesmerized. They have a variety of riding options available from pack trips, day trips, to 1-4 hour rides. You can get more information
2. Mystic Saddle Ranch
Mystic Saddle Ranch in Stanley, Idaho is the perfect way of experiencing the Idaho wonder that is the Sawtooth mountains. Family owned since 1969, they offer both pack trips and day trips. If you choose a day ride, you have your choice at one of the several pristine Sawtooth lakes you ride to. Their different tour options vary with difficulty so there is something for everybody. For more information click
3. Bagley's Teton Mountain Ranch
Bagley's Ranch is located in Victor, Idaho and is one of the absolute best ways to see the Teton Valley. They offer several day options that will take you through Targhee-Caribou National Forest. The views of the Teton Mountain Range and the Teton River simply cannot be beat. They also have a variety of "camps" for experienced riders looking for an unforgettable pack trip. Check out more information
4. Deadwood Outfitters
Deadwood Outfitters is a hunting outfitter located in Casacade, Idaho. They offer a variety of activities and they assure that you'll feel just like a cowboy on their horseback tour! Their full day ride includes an amazing journey into Frank Church wilderness and the highest point in the surrounding region, Rice Peak, and abandoned fire lookout tower. For more information click
5. Yellowstone Horses At Eagle Ridge Ranch
Yellowstone Horses is located in Island Park, Idaho. They offer a variety of different day rides that take place morning, afternoon, or evening. The coolest thing about Yellowstone Horses is that included with the horseback ride is ultimate access to the lake and pond on the ranch (care for a swim after your ride?). They boast an amazing experience at affordable prices. You can get more information
6. Lazy R Ranch
Located in Banks, Idaho, this private ranch boasts an authentic ranch experience. One of the most popular rides will take you across Drybuck Valley and then up to a vantage point on Drybuck Mountain called the Eagle's Nest. From this point you have an amazing view of the Payette River. Get more information
Have you done one of these horseback tours? What did you think?
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