Horseback Riding


Hundreds of miles of equestrian trails within the ANF and state parks. Scenic views and abundant wildlife, along with private stables, ranch, guides, and an equestrian B&B.

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  • Allegheny National Forest

    Hundreds of miles of trails designated for hiking, biking, equestrian, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and ATVing. Family-fun outdoor recreation including swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, picnicking and camping.

    Along with the rich variety of outdoor recreation, several camping opportunities are available including 600 campsites,...
  • Big Elk Lick Horse Camp

    Bring your own horses to camp and ride the trails through the wilderness in the heart of the elk herd with access to Thunder Mountain Equestrian Trail. Unfortunately, they do not have rental horses and do not rent horseback rides.
  • Clear Creek State Forest

    Clear Creek State Forest provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation, fishing, hunting and primitive camping. The forest has plenty of recreational trails available. Trails within the forest are open to mountain biking and to horseback riding unless posted closed. Primitive campers spending no more than one night on the State Forest do not...
  • Cook Forest Area Scenic Trail Ride and Dude Ranch

    Featuring one- to five- hour trailrides, Clarion River All Day Ride, campground, bunkhouses, meals, swimming pool and cabins. Call 814-856-2081 for more information, or visit website.
  • Cook Forest State Park

    The 8,500 acre park, once called the "Black Forest," is famous for its stands of old growth forest. Cook Forest's "Forest Cathedral" of towering white pines and hemlocks is a National Natural Landmark. The Clarion River is along the eastern border of the park and is popular for canoeing and fishing. Call or go online for camping reservations. Tent...
  • Creekside Inn

    Bicycles, WiFi, gas grills, and fireside lounging available for guest use. Horse lodging at the base of State Forest riding trails. Pet friendly. Non-smoking.
  • Elk State Forest

    Located principally in Elk and Cameron counties, Elk State Forest, comprised of 200,000 acres, is open to primitive camping, licensed hunting and fishing, and offers opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and wildlife viewing.

    Primitive camping is overnight camping where all equipment is transported in limited trips by...
  • Flying W Ranch

    Scenic horseback rides through the Allegheny National Forest. Daily, weekend or weeklong vacations available. Professional rodeos held each year. Rt. 666, Kellettville, 12 mi. NE of Tionesta.
  • Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

    See elk country in a unique way! Experience elk country by horse drawn wagon and sleigh rides from the Elk Country Visitor Center. Open weekends. Weather permitting. Call ahead to reserve your seat.
  • Lumber Heritage Region of Pennsylvania

    Paddle the West Branch of the Susquehanna River. Search for traces of logging ghost towns. Watch an osprey plunge into the Allegheny River and emerge with a fish. Follow the route of a logging railroad as you bike the trail into the Pine Creek Gorge. In the Lumber Heritage Region, roughly two million acres of public lands give both wildlife and...
  • Marienville ATV /Bike Trail

    A system of 37 miles of interconnecting trails traversing scenic, forested hills. The main trailhead is located off Route 66, approximately 10.5 miles north of Marienville. The trail is divided into a Bike Trail Area and an ATV Trail Area. The ATV trail is open to Class I and Class II ATVs, motorcycles, horses and mountain bikes. All ATV trails...
  • Pine Crest

    100+ acres. Full hook-ups, water & electric or primitive camping. Shower house, dump station. Fully furnished non-smoking cabins. Fireplaces, covered porch. Horse stables, deep forest trail rides, pony rides, canoes, tubes, mini-golf, go-carts, bumper boats, & slick-track. Pavilion with recreation area available. Open seasonally.
  • Sharon's Horse Heaven Cabin and Camping

    Fabulous trail-riding vacation for you and your horse. Two bedroom cabin and camping. Ride from the farm or trailer to nearby trail system.
  • Spring Creek Horse Trail

    There's a new horse trail in town! The Allegheny National Forest has a new 40-mile equestrian trail inviting you to come explore horseback!

    The Allegheny National Forest has something new to share with equine enthusiasts! Starting at the Kelly Pines Campground off PA Route 66 in Marienville, the new Spring Creek Trail traverses almost 40 miles...
  • Thunder Mountain Equestrian Trail

    26-mile trail that loops through the 200,000-acre Elk State Forest located near the town of Benezette, PA. The Thunder Mountain Trail is easy to follow with clear markings. Trailhead is off of Hicks Run Road (near Route 555). Camping is permitted along the trail system. Camping permits can be obtained by calling (814) 486-3353. Maps can be...

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