Horseback Riding Trails in Texas

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  • Caprock Canyons State Park Trailway

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 64.2 miles
    Surface: Ballast

    Caprock Canyons Trailway runs 64 miles through some of the most scenic areas in our part of Texas. Along the trail is one of the last railroad tunnels in use in Texas, Clarity Tunnel, now home to thousands of Mexican free-tailed bats. Stop by ...
  • Chaparral Rail Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 35.8 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: 22 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    DeKalb Trace offers a rustic route through northeastern Texas, not far from the state’s border with Arkansas. The 22-mile gravel rail-trail stretches from Avery east to New Boston with DeKalb at its center point. Along the way, it passes through ...
  • 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 ...
  • Piney Creek Horse Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 54 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The Piney Creek Horse Trail is a system of trails that meanders through the East Texas pineywoods in the Davy Crockett National Forest. Trails are marked with different colored triangles. The trails are primitive. Some follow roads, while others ...
  • Ray Roberts Greenbelt

    State: TX
    Length: 10.5 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    The Ray Roberts Greenbelt offers abundant recreational opportunities as it follows the heavily wooded banks of the Trinity River, connecting two major lakes, Lake Lewisville at its southern tip and Ray Roberts Lake at its northern end. Along ...
  • Trail de Paris

    Rail-Trail

    State: TX
    Length: 5.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Trail de Paris runs for 6 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, viewing ...
  • 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: 7.6 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 ...