Best Horseback Riding in Missouri

This list represents the most popular horseback riding in Missouri. Use this list to plan your next Missouri horseback riding trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park: Dogwood Trail


One of the more challenging hikes in Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park, the Dogwood Trail offers nature lovers an interesting mix of forest habitats.…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: St. Louis"
Weldon Spring, MO - Hiking, Horseback Riding - 2.2 miles
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#2. West Tyson County Park: Flint Quarry Trail


Passing through the Crescent Hills, the Flint Quarry Trail is an ideal destination for hikers hoping to escape the city and enjoy the natural and cultural history of West Tyson County Park.…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: St. Louis"
Eureka, MO - Hiking, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking - 2.5 miles
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#3. Cliff Cave County Park: Spring Valley Trail


Managed by St. Louis County Parks, Cliff Cave County Park is home to the second-largest cave in St. Louis County. Although the cave itself is closed to protect the endangered Indiana bat, this short l…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: St. Louis"
Oakville, MO - Hiking, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking - 2.1 miles
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#4. Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield: Bloody Hill to Wire Road Trail


This easy stroll offers a glimpse into Missouri’s role as a border state during the Civil War. In addition to learning about the historical significance of the area, hikers will experience a wide vari…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Republic, MO - Hiking, Horseback Riding - 2.2 miles
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#5. Busiek State Forest and Wildlife Area: Red Trail


This interesting hike features several challenging climbs, the crystal-clear water of Woods Fork Creek, and a cemetery that dates back to the late 1800s.…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Ozark, MO - Hiking, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking - 3.1 miles
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#6. Busiek State Forest and Wildlife Area: White Trail


Located on the western side of Busiek State Forest and Wild- life Area, the White Trail offers a longer, more challenging trek for hikers wanting to experience the Ozark terrain.…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Ozark, MO - Hiking, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking - 4.2 miles
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#7. Busiek State Forest and Wildlife Area: Silver Trail (Short Loop)


Located between Springfield and Branson, Busiek State For- est and Wildlife Area makes a fine destination for hiking and other outdoor activities. The Silver Trail features plants and animals common t…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Ozark, MO - Hiking, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking - 1.8 miles
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#8. Mark Twain National Forest-Hercules Glades Wilderness Area: Fire Tower Trail to Long Creek


The 12,413-acre Hercules Glades Wilderness Area is located in the Ava District of Mark Twain National Forest. Narrow hollows, open glades, and steep rocky hillsides characterize the area, making it on…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Rueter, MO - Hiking, Horseback Riding - 4.4 miles
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#9. Bicentennial Conservation Area: Multi-Use Trail


This loop hike traverses a thickly wooded area where white- tailed deer, wild turkey, and other woodland creatures can be spotted.…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Neosho, MO - Hiking, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking - 5.5 miles
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#10. Peewah Trail


The 8.5-mile Peewah Trail winds through the Indian Creek Wild Area and can be done as a longer day hike or can be made into an overnight trip. Beware of ticks.…
From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near St. Louis"
Jackson, MO - Hiking, Horseback Riding - 8.5 miles
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