Best Horseback Riding in Montana

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

  • #1 Chaffin Creek Trail

    4 Reviews

    Bitterroot National Forest, MT

    Chaffin Creek Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Ravalli County, Montana. It is within Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area and Bitterroot National Forest. It is 6.6 miles long and begins at 4,789 ...
    •  6.6 miles

    Chaffin Creek Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Ravalli County, Montana. It is within Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area ...

  • #2 Sypes Canyon Trail 531

    3 Reviews

    Gallatin National Forest, MT

    Sypes Canyon Trail 531 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Gallatin County, Montana. It is within Gallatin National Forest and State Trust. It is 3.1 miles long and begins at 5,208 feet altitude. ...
    •  3.1 miles

    Sypes Canyon Trail 531 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Gallatin County, Montana. It is within Gallatin National Forest ...

  • #3 Snyder Ridge

    4 Reviews

    Glacier National Park, MT

    Snyder Ridge is a hiking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 10.7 miles long and begins at 3,180 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 21.8 miles ...
    •  10.7 miles

    Snyder Ridge is a hiking trail in Flathead County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 10.7 miles long and ...

  • #4 Middle Cottonwood Trail 586

    2 Reviews

    Gallatin National Forest, MT

    Middle Cottonwood Trail 586 is a hiking and horse trail in Gallatin County, Montana. It is within Gallatin National Forest. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 5,466 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  1.1 miles

    Middle Cottonwood Trail 586 is a hiking and horse trail in Gallatin County, Montana. It is within Gallatin National Forest. ...

  • #5 Cracker Flats Horse

    2 Reviews

    Glacier National Park, MT

    Cracker Flats Horse is a hiking and horse trail in Glacier County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 4,959 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  1.2 miles

    Cracker Flats Horse is a hiking and horse trail in Glacier County, Montana. It is within Glacier National Park. It is 1.2 ...

  • #6 Selway River

    1 Reviews

    Darby, MT

    Here is an epic journey unlike any other in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. Over its nearly 50-mile distance along the Selway River, this mainline trail crosses two USFS ranger districts in ...
    •  24.0–26.0 hours
    •  49.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Here is an epic journey unlike any other in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. Over its nearly 50-mile distance along the ...

  • #7 Truman Gulch

    0 Reviews

    Bozeman, MT

    Located 8 miles north of Bozeman on the west flank of the Bridger Range, immediately southeast of Springhill Community. Highlights: Cool, shady singletrack with a challenging but eminently ...
    •  40 minutes to 1.5 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 8 miles north of Bozeman on the west flank of the Bridger Range, immediately southeast of Springhill Community. ...

  • #8 Trout Creek

    1 Reviews

    Helena National Forest, MT

    Trout Creek is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Meagher County and Lewis and Clark County, Montana. It is within Helena National Forest. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 6,796 feet altitude. ...
    •  2.1 miles

    Trout Creek is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Meagher County and Lewis and Clark County, Montana. It is within Helena ...

  • #9 Meyers Creek Road

    2 Reviews

    Custer National Forest, MT

    Meyers Creek Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Stillwater County and Sweet Grass County, Montana. It is within Custer National Forest. It is 2.7 miles long and begins at 5,640 feet ...
    •  2.7 miles

    Meyers Creek Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Stillwater County and Sweet Grass County, Montana. It is within ...

  • #10 Ridge Trail 513

    0 Reviews

    Gallatin National Forest, MT

    Ridge Trail 513 is a hiking and horse trail in Gallatin County, Montana. It is within Gallatin National Forest. It is 3.4 miles long and begins at 5,791 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  3.4 miles

    Ridge Trail 513 is a hiking and horse trail in Gallatin County, Montana. It is within Gallatin National Forest. It is 3.4 ...

  • #11 College 'M' Shortcut Trail

    0 Reviews

    Gallatin National Forest, MT

    College 'M' Shortcut Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Gallatin County, Montana. It is within Gallatin National Forest. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 5,325 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  0.4 miles

    College 'M' Shortcut Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Gallatin County, Montana. It is within Gallatin National Forest. ...

  • #12 Continental Divide

    0 Reviews

    Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, MT

    Continental Divide is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Butte-Silver Bow (balance), Montana. It is within Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. It is 11.2 miles long and begins at 7,202 feet ...
    •  11.2 miles

    Continental Divide is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Butte-Silver Bow (balance), Montana. It is within Beaverhead-Deerlodge ...

  • #13 Ravine Creek Trail

    0 Reviews

    Missoula, MT

    Ravine Creek is Grant Creek’s little-known backdoor access point to the Rattlesnake Wilderness and Recreation Area. This trail instantly places hikers into thick Douglas fir forest as it winds ...
    •  3 hours
    •  6.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Ravine Creek is Grant Creek’s little-known backdoor access point to the Rattlesnake Wilderness and Recreation Area. This ...

  • #14 Wendover Ridge

    0 Reviews

    Lolo, MT

    At the crossroads of historical discovery and love for nature lies the Wendover Ridge Trail (25). This arduous path climbs all the way out of the Lochsa River Canyon. Follow the footprints of ...
    •  4 hours
    •  7.7 miles
    •  Guide

    At the crossroads of historical discovery and love for nature lies the Wendover Ridge Trail (25). This arduous path climbs ...

  • #15 Rattlesnake Creek to Spring Gulch Loop

    0 Reviews

    Missoula, MT

    Enjoy a leisurely walk up the Rattlesnake on a network of trails tracing the course of the creek. Traverse past secret beaches and quiet swimming holes. Then climb out of the drainage onto the ...
    •  4 hours
    •  8.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Enjoy a leisurely walk up the Rattlesnake on a network of trails tracing the course of the creek. Traverse past secret beaches ...

  • #16 Sawmill Gulch to Curry Gulch Loop

    0 Reviews

    Missoula, MT

    This hike ties four key Rattlesnake National Recreation Area drainages into a tidy loop close to town. A large meadow, ridgetop, historic site, and creek bottom mark the diverse landscape on ...
    •  3 hours
    •  5.9 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike ties four key Rattlesnake National Recreation Area drainages into a tidy loop close to town. A large meadow, ridgetop, ...

  • #17 Mount Henry Trail to Scenic Point

    0 Reviews

    Kiowa, MT

    As one of the park’s iconic trails, the Mount Henry Trail provides hikers with unique options to access Scenic Point. Historically, visitors rode horses on the trail, as they can today from East ...
    •  12.66 miles
    •  Guide

    As one of the park’s iconic trails, the Mount Henry Trail provides hikers with unique options to access Scenic Point. Historically, ...

  • #18 Goose Lake Jeep Trail

    0 Reviews

    Gallatin National Forest, MT

    Goose Lake Jeep Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Park County, Montana. It is within Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Area and Gallatin National Forest. It is 5.3 miles long and begins ...
    •  5.3 miles

    Goose Lake Jeep Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Park County, Montana. It is within Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness ...

  • #19 Madison River Trail

    0 Reviews

    Madison County, MT

    Madison River Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Madison County, Montana. It is 3.4 miles long and begins at 4,943 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.8 miles with a total ...
    •  3.4 miles

    Madison River Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Madison County, Montana. It is 3.4 miles long and begins at 4,943 ...

  • #20 Daisy Pass Trail Road

    0 Reviews

    Gallatin National Forest, MT

    Daisy Pass Trail Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cooke City-Silver Gate, Montana. It is within Gallatin National Forest. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 7,807 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  1.4 miles

    Daisy Pass Trail Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Cooke City-Silver Gate, Montana. It is within Gallatin National ...