Horseback Riding Trails in Texas

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  • Caprock Canyons State Park Trailway

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 64.2 miles
    Surface: Ballast

    The Caprock Canyons State Park Trailway runs 64 miles through some of the most scenic areas in northern Texas. As it travels from South Plains east to Estelline, you’ll see varied views, including range land, fields of cotton and wheat, canyon ...
  • Chaparral Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 35.2 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Chaparral Rail Trail, connecting four counties northeast of Dallas, has been developing since it was first envisioned in 1995. The 35-mile route is the westernmost leg of the regional Northeast Texas Trail system, which will one day span more ...
  • DeKalb Trace

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 28.2 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    DeKalb Trace offers a rustic route through northeastern Texas, not far from the state’s border with Arkansas. The 28-mile gravel rail-trail stretches from Annona, east through Avery and DeKalb, and on to New Boston. Along the way, it passes ...
  • Fort Worth Branch (Trinity River Trails)

    State: TX
    Length: 47.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel

    The Fort Worth Branch (Trinity Trails) System forms a spider web of multi-use paths throughout the city of Fort Worth, Texas, and its suburbs. The trails form a network of more than 40 miles for non-motorized uses, linking neighborhoods, business ...
  • Lake Mineral Wells State Trailway

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 20 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The Trailway is 20 miles long and ten feet wide. The two miles of surface from the downtown Mineral Wells trailhead toward the east is asphalt; the remaining 18 miles is finely crushed and screened limestone. Each of the Trailway's 4 trailheads ...
  • Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway

    State: TX
    Length: 9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt, Gravel

    The Lost Creek Reservoir State Trailway offers a scenic route along the shoreline of its namesake lake, the eastern side of Lake Jacksboro, and Lost Creek. The waterways offer numerous opportunities to fish or swim. The trail also reaches Fort ...
  • Ray Roberts Greenbelt

    State: TX
    Length: 10.5 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    Note: Per the Ray Roberts Lake State Park website, "Due to prior flood damage, the FM 380 section of the Greenbelt Corridor is closed. The hard surface trail of the Greenbelt Corridor between Hwy 428 and Hwy 455 is open, but the equestrian trail ...
  • Trail de Paris

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 3.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Trail de Paris runs for just over 3 miles from the town of Paris east into the countryside. The paved route follows a lovely corridor of shade trees, crossing bridges as it heads along a former railroad right-of-way. The trail includes benches, ...
  • Waxahachie Creek Hike & Bike Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Waxahachie Creek Hike & Bike Trail stretches 6 miles from Lion's Park to Getzendaner Park in Waxahachie. For most of its length, the trail runs along or very near Waxahachie Creek. The trail passes Waxahachie Rodeo Arena and Fairgrounds, ...
  • White Rock Creek Trail (North)

    State: TX
    Length: 8.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The White Rock Creek Trail (North) is part of the city of Dallas's trail system. The trail travels between W. Lawther Drive at Mockingbird near White Rock Lake Park north to Valley View Park on Hillcrest in North Dallas. The trail generally ...
  • Wichita Valley Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 5.6 miles
    Surface: Cinder, Gravel

    The Wichita Valley Rail-Trail travels from the southwestern end of Wichita Falls to the eastern edge of Holliday, spanning a travel of seven miles. The trail was once part of the Wichita Valley Railway and formed from a non-profit entity and ...