Shenandoah National Park Horseback Riding

Currently Closed; Check Back in the Spring for 2019 Opening Date


Skyland Stables - Shenandoah National Park

There is no more genuine way to experience Shenandoah National Park than on horseback. A guided ride through a wooded trail on a mode of transportation yet to be improved upon by any technology offers an entirely new perspective.

Horseback and pony rides are available at Skyland Stables (mile 42.5 on Skyline Drive) throughout the day, weather permitting. Horseback rides depart from the stables, cross over Skyline Drive, and travel past the Limberlost area through an old apple orchard.

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Reservations are required; call 877-847-1919 to book today!

Fall Horseback Riding in Shenandoah National Park

Ride Rates:

  • 1 Hour Ride - $50 per person
  • 2.5 Hour Ride - $100 per person

1 Hour Ride Departures:

  • Apr-Sept: Daily at 9:45 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:15 PM, 2:30 PM, 4:00 PM.
  • Oct: Daily at 8:30 AM, 9:45 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:15 PM, 2:30 PM
  • Nov: Daily at 9:45 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:15 PM, 2:30 PM.

2.5 Hour Ride Departure:

  • Apr-Sept: Sat-Sun at 9:00 AM.
  • Oct-Nov: Fri-Sun at 1:00 PM.

Important Guidelines:

  • Must be at least 4'10" tall and weigh less than 250 lbs.
  • No open-toed shoes or high heels.
  • Helmets must be worn.
  • Must be at stables 30 minutes prior to departure time.

Disclaimer: Availability dependent on weather. Additional restrictions may apply. Stable Manager reserves the right to determine whether a guest is eligible to ride.
Reservations are not required.

Ride Rates:

  • $8 per child

Important Guidelines:

  • Available for smaller children.
  • Child's feet must reach the stirrups.
  • Helmets must be worn.

Disclaimer: Availability dependent on weather. Additional restrictions may apply. Stable Manager reserves the right to determine whether a guest is eligible to ride.

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P.O. Box 727, Luray, Virginia 22835 | 877-847-1919