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Horseback Riding

Things to Do in Upstate New York

Summer or winter, horseback riding in Upstate NY is a great activity for the whole family. Many places in the area take advantage of our beautiful forest and mountain surroundings that let you escape on horseback to serenity and amazing views. Whether you’re looking for a short ride or an all-day adventure, there are outfitters in the area ready to take you on a guided trail ride. For kids, pony rides around a small area are also available and make for a fun vacation memory. Farms and ranches are just a short drive away.

Bailiwick Ranch & Discovery Zoo
This horseback riding ranch provides a variety of trail rides ranging from just a ½ hour to all day. They are even open year round where riders can experience the quiet peacefulness of a delicate forest snowfall on horseback. At just 30 minutes from Hotel Vienna, this is an easy choice for a family vacation adventure.
118 Castle Road
Catskill, NY 12414
518-678-5665

K&K Equestrian Center
Just 25 minutes away at Ravine Farm, K&K offers ½ hour and 1 hour rides through the scenic forest and is open year-round. There is also a petting zoo that is perfect for kids where they can feed farm animals like goats, lambs, bunnies, and more.
5203 Route 67
East Durham, NY 12423
518-966-4829

Bear Creek Landing
Just down the road from Hunter Mountain is Bear Creek Landing where you can find a variety of summer and winter activities as well as a restaurant. Arrange for a guided trail ride with their horses along the creek and among the mountains.
Corner of Route 214 & 23A
Hunter, NY
518-263-3839