Trail Rides

We offer a variety of rides leaving daily from BackCountry Outfitters beginning mid May thru August 15. Before or after these dates are by reservation only. Bring your friends and family, no one will want to miss out on the fun!

One, Two and Three hour rides wind up nearby mountain trails through the enchanting forest and offer excellent views of the Piedra Valley. These are great rides for even the novice horseman. Our 2 hour ride loops up to fantastic look out, offering breathtaking views of Chimney Rock.

The 1/2 day ride, follows a trail along the Piedra River that the Anasazi Indians, prospectors and cowboys of bygone era once used. 

The day-long excursion, north of the resort, is an expedition in the back country. You'll quickly understand why this is our most popular ride, as you follow century old trails through grassy meadows, aspen groves, and tall pines. Make sure your camera is charged up and has plenty of space available for unparalleled views of the high country. A midway break for lunch provides an opportunity to indulge in the fresh mountain air.

Back Country Trail Rides

1 and 2 hour rides depart daily from BackCountry Outfitters between 9:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. Call to reserve your trail ride. Please book 1/2 and full day trips a day in advance to guarantee your spot.

Our rides run 7 days a week from mid-May through Aug. 15th. Rides in March, April, early May and after August 15 by reservation only. No age limit. No weight limit.

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180 Co Road 166     PO Box 4190     Pagosa Springs CO 81157

(970) 731-4630     (800) 898-2006

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Backcountry Outfitters Inc is an equal opportunity provider/employer operating under a special use permit in the San Juan National Forest, Weminuche Wilderness, and Piedra Primitive Area. Backcountry Outfitters Inc is licensed, bonded, and insured.