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The 3 Best Places for Horseback Riding in Leavenworth

Majestic mountains, sloping trails, and jaw-dropping scenery. Everywhere you look, Leavenworth’s gorgeous natural landscape will astound you. There are countless hiking and biking trails in the area that allow you to soak up our area’s beautiful views. However, vacations are all about adventure and trying new things, so we recommend viewing our area’s natural beauty with horseback riding in Leavenworth, WA. Whether you’re an avid rider or a first-timer, you’ll love the adventure!  

Discover more can’t-miss outdoor activities with the help of our free Leavenworth Travel Guide. Inside, you’ll find more local recommendations on the best places to dine, shop, and explore in the area! 

Top 3 Places for Horseback Riding in Leavenworth, WA 

From exciting excursions to all-day adventures, our Leavenworth stables have it all! Discover some of our guest favorites below. 

1. Eagle Creek Ranch 

25 miles from Pine River Ranch 

Explore the great outdoors at Eagle Creek Ranch. This beautiful and historic ranch is just eight miles north of downtown Leavenworth. Enjoy stunning views of the Wenatchee National Forest, the Cascades, and Eagle Creek here. In the spring and summer, join Eagle Creek’s expert ranchers on one of their guided tours. Choose from a two-, three-, or five-mile ride based on your experience level. The ranchers are happy to teach you the basics before you start your journey! 

2. Icicle Outfitters Horseback Riding 

24 minutes from Pine River Ranch 

Check out Icicle Outfitters for an authentic western experience! You’ll never forget the gentle horses or the breathtaking views of serene meadows and valleys. In the summer months, select from hourly or half-day trail ride tours. If you’re looking to extend your adventure, opt for a day trip. Unplug from the world and admire the majestic Cascade Mountains along the way. There’s no better way to explore the high alpine environment! 

3. Red Trail Canyon Farm 

20 miles from Pine River Ranch 

Disclaimer: Red Tail Canyon Farm does not offer traditional horseback riding. However, we couldn’t miss the opportunity to talk about their incredible horse-drawn wagon and sleigh rides! This romantic destination offers visitors an old-fashioned wagon ride through the Cascade Mountains. It’s almost like taking a journey back in time! Along the way, you’ll learn interesting facts about Leavenworth’s history and ride the valley’s original road. No matter what time of year you visit, you’ll love the farm’s rustic atmosphere. 

Experience the Wild West at Pine River Ranch  

If you’re considering horseback riding in Leavenworth, WA, why not save on a night of accommodation as well? Our Country and Western Package includes a day of trail riding, your choice of a growler of beer or a bottle of Eagle Creek wine, and two keepsake mugs from Pine River Ranch. Plus, you’ll enjoy a stay in one of our romantic suites. Revel in luxury amenities such as piping hot breakfast delivered to your door each morning. Our charming bed and breakfast is the perfect place to escape your day-to-day life! 

Are you ready to discover your mountain paradise? Check our availability to start planning your trip today! 

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