Discover scenic day rides within an easy drive from city limits. This issue: Lory State Park, near Denver, Colorado; Wildcat Mountain State Park near Madison, Wisconsin; and DuPuis Management Area near West Palm Beach, Florida.
Our exploration of this country took us from the cowboy town of Meeteetse, up Highway 290, then on Forest Service Rd. 200. Finally, we arrived at the South Fork Wood River trailhead. At this trailhead, there are horse facilities and a turnaround. However, in exchange for a bit of adventure, you can have a beautiful, private camp by driving across the Wood River and then following a small road. There are several campsites within a short distance.
Riding in Rocky Mountain National Park was fantastic. I'd selected a place called Winding River Resort for my base. Winding River is literally on the Colorado River, near its beginning on the Continental Divide. The facilities are some of the best I've ev
Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site is unique. Riding opportunities here will take you through different vegetation zones, including lush canyons and open ridges with incredible vistas.
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Riding in Devil's Tower country is a unique experience, both in scenery and feeling. According to Native American legend, this magnificent geological wonder is etched with claw marks from the Great Bear. In its aura, you hear echoes from the past, pulling the past very much into the present.
No adjective can capture the essence of the Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex. It's truly the Mecca for trail riders.
My Montana experience began with a trip to the Bar W Guest Ranch. Located on Highway 93 West just outside of Whitefish, the ranch is in a postcard-perfect setting, nestled in a small valley overlooking Spencer Lake.
Feeling a little lazy and sore from trail riding the previous day, I snuggled more deeply into my sleeping bag and watched through the trailer window. Only moments ago, the stars had been brilliant, but now they faded as the buttes dotting the landscape became discernable in the coming dawn. Very soon the eastern horizon turned pink, then brilliant red, and then, celebrating the coming of another great day, a chorus of coyotes saluted the lighting of this vast stage. High treble wails were punct
Kent and Charlene Krone share their ride through the Wyoming sagebrush at a working cattle ranch between Cody and Thermopolis, Wyoming. Including branding and herding cattle, starting young colts and adventure horseback.
Explore Trail Riding and horseback riding in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming