Horseback Riding Trails in Arizona

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  • Apache Railroad Multi-Use Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 19 miles
    Surface: Cinder, Crushed Stone

    The entire trail follows an historic railroad route offering gentle trail grades and beautiful scenery. Formerly the railroad hauled logs from various parts of the Apache National Forest and the White Mountain Apache Reservation and later hauled ...
  • Arizona Trail (Flagstaff)

    State: AZ
    Length: 4.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel

    The Flagstaff segment of the Arizona Trail is nearly 5 miles long and passes through the middle of town between Interstate 40 and Route 66. The trail's surface varies from paved to gravel and generally follows along urban streets, also going ...
  • Arizona Trail (Overview)

    State: AZ
    Length: 817 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt

    The Arizona Trail stretches 817 miles across the state of Arizona (north–south), from the Arizona–Utah border west of Lake Powell to the Arizona–Mexico border west of Bisbee. The trail traverses a wide diversity of terrain, passing among canyons, ...
  • Iron Springs Railroad Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt

    The Iron Springs Railroad Trail (a.k.a. Forest Trail 332) lies within Prescott National Forest west of the city of Prescott, AZ. The hilly trail is around 6,000 feet in elevation and winds through the scrubby central highlands among chaparral, ...
  • McDowell Mountain Regional Park trails

    State: AZ
    Length: 50 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Cinder, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel, Sand

    McDowell Mountain Regional Park has more than 50 miles of hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails, ranging from easy to strenuous and ranging from 0.5 mile to 15.4 miles. Most trails are shared use and there is one barrier-free trail. ...
  • Mohave and Milltown Railroad Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Ballast

    For a challenging desert adventure, travel the Mohave and Milltown Railroad Trail in northwest Arizona. The trail occupies the corridor of the historic Mohave and Milltown Railroad, a private narrow gauge railroad built in 1903 that connected ...
  • Paseo Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 6.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel

    The Paseo Trail runs north-south along the Consolidated Canal, an 18-mile-long waterway dating back to 1891. On the east side of the canal, the trail is paved, while the west side -- popular with horseback riders -- is mostly gravel with some ...
  • Peavine Trail (AZ)

    Rail-Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 5.5 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Cinder, Crushed Stone, Dirt

    To say that the connected rail-trails of Prescott are oases in sun-baked, north-central Arizona is no exaggeration. Wherever water touches this arid landscape—and it does along the Peavine and Iron King trails—jade cottonwoods cluster, popping ...