Explore Nature: Horseback Riding in Hocking Hills

As the weather warms up in Ohio, adventurers begin packing their bags for Hocking Hills State Park. This 2,000-acre destination is renowned for its natural beauty and outdoor activities. One of the best ways to explore the area’s natural beauty is with horseback riding in Hocking Hills. Whether you are an equine enthusiast with your own horse or a beginner looking for guided trail rides, you can find it all near Chalets In Hocking Hills. Choose from over 50 of our premier cabins close to the trail rides in Hocking Hills State Parks. Discover the waterfalls, caves, gorges, and unique rock formations during an epic horseback riding adventure this summer!

Horseback Riding in Hocking Hills On Your Own?

Are you interested in bringing your horse on the Hocking Hills Trails? No problem! Just stay at Chalets at Conkles Hollow and keep your horse at  Pine Creek Horseman’s Camp. This campground is right around the corner from Conkles Hollow, so you can easily access the horse barn. The creek behind our Sycamore cabin connects to the bridle trails. Find the Hocking State Forest Bridle Trail map here and plan your route ahead of time.

The Spotted Horse Ranch

The Spotted Horse Ranch offers the closest horseback riding in the Hocking Hills to our chalets. Our Grand Butte Lodge and Evergreen cabins offer the closest lodging to the ranch. The ranch offers three different horseback rides with beautiful Appaloosa Horses. Their one-hour ride is perfect for beginners, with wranglers providing helpful tips and instructions for riders. 


Make your outing even better with a short hike at Rock House State Park or a fun glass blowing class from our friends at Jack Pine Studio.

Uncle Buck’s Riding Stable

Uncle Buck’s Riding Stable offers three guided trail rides with healthy and well-trained horses. The Coal Bucket Trail Ride is perfect for families staying in the area, offering a gentle one-hour ride. If you are interested in a unique ride through the remnants of a historic coal mining town, then sign up for the Moonville Tunnel Ride. This option allows you to ride through the Moonville Tunnel, infamously known for the haunted tales surrounding it. 


We recommend stopping at The Lady Buck Saloon for lunch and a refreshing drink after your day on the trails!

Happy Trails Horseback Riding

Happy Trails offers horseback riding just 10 minutes away from Old Man’s Cave and five minutes from Conkle’s Hollow. There is a ride for everyone, whether you want a short half an hour trip or an all-day adventure. They even have pony rides for families with young kids.  


Happy Trails partners with Hocking Valley Canoe Livery to offer two experiences in one. Try an hour of horseback riding and canoeing for just $45!

Stay in a Scenic Hocking Hills Cabin!

Saddle up this summer and explore the great outdoors with horseback riding in Hocking Hills. Chalets in Hocking Hills offers cabins convenien

tly located nearlocal stables and the scenic Bridle Trail. We recommend our picturesque Evergreen Cabin, nestled in a pine forest, for groups of seven or less. The Grand Butte Lodge is ideal for large families with space to comfortably host over 20 people. Discover all of our Ohio cabins near the Hocking Hills State Parks and begin your escape today!