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Horseback Riding San Francisco

Horseback Riding San Francisco Overview

San Francisco

Horseback riding in San Francisco includes Golden Gate Park, Half Moon Bay, Bodega Bay, Napa Valley, horse trail riding, horseback riding on the beach, horse camp and riding tours. Lose the hiking boots and cover more distance in less time than hiking. Generally, horse trail rides head for the most breathtaking lookout points and other points of interest that the region has to offer. Most of the horse trail riding in San Francisco includes trips from one to two hours with helmets provided for rider safety. Although trail riding horses can be unpredictable, the horses are generally of calm temperament and disposition making them easy even for inexperienced children to ride. Below we've listed many of the horse stables in San Francisco from the oceanview bluffs of Bodega Bay to a vineyard ride in Saratoga.

Horseback Riding San Francisco

Chanslor Guest Ranch is located off Highway 1 at the north end of Bodega Harbor. The horse stables at Chanslor Guest Ranch offer guided horseback riding along the Sonoma Coast including trail riding through Salmon Creek Canyon where you'll see Native American village sites. They also offer group trail rides, private rides, sunset & campfire rides, room & ride packages, horse camp & ride packages and more. All trail rides feature oceanviews.

Chanslor Guest Ranch
2660 North Highway 1
Bodega Bay, CA 94923
(707) 875-2721

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SkyHorse Ranch is located off Highway 1, southeast of Bodega Harbor. The horse stables at SkyHorse Ranch offer 1/2 to 2 hour guided horseback riding along the headlands of the Sonoma Coast. Also available are fifteen-minute pony rides for youngsters.

SkyHorse Ranch
13950 Highway 1
Bodega, CA 94922
(707) 876-1908

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Five Brooks Ranch is located off Highway 1 south of Tomales Bay, in the heart of Point Reyes National Seashore. The horse stables at Five Brooks Ranch offer 1-hour to all-day guided horseback riding. Trail riding destinations include lush fern & wooded forests to horseback riding on the beach. Private horse riding is also available.

Five Brooks Ranch
8001 State Route 1
Olema, CA 94950
(415) 663-1570

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Triple Creek Horse Outfit are situated in three State Parks in the Napa/Sonoma region; Jack London State Historic Park, Bothe-Napa Valley and Sugarloaf Ridge. The horse stables at Triple Creek offer guided horseback riding from one to three hours. Trail rides traverse open sunny meadows, cool shady redwood forests and babbling creeks. Some trail rides lead to hilltop vistas with panoramic views, world-class vineyards and go by historic Native American and early California sites. This is one of the few options for Napa Valley horseback riding.

Triple Creek Horse Outfit
Jack London State Historic Park
Bothe-Napa Valley State Park
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
(707) 887-8700

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Fashion Stables are located off Highway 101/116 just north of Petaluma. The horse stables at Fashion Stables offer guided horseback riding in the scenic Liberty Valley. Also available are pony rides and a petting zoo.

Fashion Stables
430 Sprauer Road
Petaluma, CA 94952
(707) 665-0600

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Miwok Livery Stables are located off Highway 1, northwest of Sausalito. The horse stables at Miwok Livery Stables offer 1 to 1.5 hour guided horseback riding through Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Trail rides offer expansive hilltop views of Mt. Tamalpais, San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean while horseback riding.

Miwok Livery Stables
701 Tennessee Valley Road
Mill Valley, CA 94941
(415) 383-8048

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Las Trampas Stables are located off Interstate 680, northwest of San Ramon. Situated just outside the entrance to Las Trampas Regional Park, The horse stables at Las Trampas offer horseback riding access to hundreds of miles of parkland trail rides.

Las Trampas Stables
18015 Bollinger Canyon Road
San Ramon, CA 94583
(925) 862-9044

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Western Trail Riding Services are located off Interstate 680 between Sunol and Milpitas. The horse stables at Western Trail Riding Services offer 1/2 hour to all-day horseback riding through Sunol-Ohlone Regional Park. Trail rides head to redwood and eucalyptus forests, stream crossings and hilltop vistas.

Western Trail Riding Services
Geary Road
Sunol, CA 94586
(925) 862-9044

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Golden Gate Park Stables are situated within Golden Gate Park, which spans over 400 square blocks in western San Francisco. Meander the horse trails of the park while riding horseback as you pass by lakes, gardens, museums and more.

Golden Gate Park Stables
Golden Gate Equestrian Center
JFK Drive and 36th Avenue
San Francisco, California 94121
(415) 668-7360

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Mar Vista Stable is located off Highway 1, west of Daly City. The horse stables at Mar Vista offer one to two hour horseback riding on the beach. Riders are encouraged to wander into the waves if they like, or just stroll through the sand and enjoy the Pacific views at Ocean Beach. Pony rides are also available for youngsters.

Mar Vista Stable
2152 Skyline Boulevard
Daly City, CA 94015
(650) 991-4224

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Sea Horse Ranch is located off Highway 1 on the north end of Half Moon Bay. The horse stables at Sea Horse Ranch specialize in 1 to 2 hour horseback riding on the beach just south of Half Moon Bay. In business for over 20 years, they claim to have 'The very best guided horseback riding on the beach anywhere in California'.

Sea Horse Ranch
1828 Cabrillo Highway N
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
(650) 726-9903

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Garrod Farms is located off Highway 85 northwest of Saratoga. The horse stables at Garrod Farms offer guided horseback riding through Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards and the Fremont Older Mid-Peninsula Open Space Preserve on the eastern slope of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Ponies are available for young-uns.

Garrod Farms
22647 Garrod Road
Saratoga, CA 95070
(408) 867-9527

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Redwood Riding Adventures is located off Highways 9 or 17 north of Santa Cruz. The horse stables at Redwood Riding Adventures offer guided horseback riding in Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park.

Redwood Riding Adventures
365 Manzanita
Felton, CA. 95018
(831) 636-9600

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