There are many great ways to experience the beauty of the Pocono Mountains. Some visitors enjoy a leisurely hike through the winding trails while others love the adrenaline rush of a bike ride up the steep hills. There’s something special, though, about exploring our beautiful landscape on the back of a majestic horse. We are so fortunate at Ledges Hotel to be near several ranches and stables that offer horseback trail rides. No matter your skill level, previous experience with horses, or group size, you’ll be able to find the perfect tour to suit your needs. Find out our picks for the best horseback riding in the Pocono Mountains!
Once you’ve experienced the best horseback riding in the Pocono Mountains, treat yourself to a delicious dinner! Download our free Vacation Guide to find out our favorite restaurants. (You’ll find that our very favorite restaurant is close to home!)
The Best Horseback Riding in the Pocono Mountains
Malibu Dude Ranch
The largest ranch on our list is the Malibu Dude Ranch. This facility features over 800-acres of trails for you to explore. There are plenty of activities available on the ranch, but horseback riding is definitely the highlight. The guided trail rides last approximately one hour long. Pony rides are available for children three to seven years of age, so everyone in your group will be able to have fun! Malibu Dude Ranch is located in Milford, PA, just 40 minutes from Ledges Hotel.
Triple W Riding Stable
Triple W Riding Stable is located in the lake region of the Pocono Mountains and offers scenic trail rides. There are three tours to choose from, each leading the riders through woods. The most popular ride lasts two hours and takes you through woods and fields up to the top of the mountain. This fantastic ride is located in Honesdale, just 14 minutes from Ledges Hotel.
Happy Trails & Riding Center
This family-owned business is open year-round and offers one- and two-hour tours, as well as lessons. Happy Trail’s knowledgeable and friendly trail guides will make sure your ride is a good one! If you’re a more experienced rider, let the trail guides know. They have more experienced trails available. If you’re a newbie, you don’t have to worry. You’ll be given a short lesson before setting out. Happy Trails & Riding Center is located in Lake Ariel, just 15 minutes away.
Give Back with Marley’s Mission at Matt Burne Acres on Eckel Farms
Marley’s Mission is an incredible charity that our sister inn, The Settlers Inn, partners with throughout the year. Marley’s Mission is a non-profit organization providing equine-based therapy, free of charge, to children, and their families, who have experienced trauma. This amazing program uses horses to give the children back confidence, reduce their anxiety, and allow them to trust again. Every year, the Horses Healing Hope Live & Silent Auction is held at Settlers Inn at Bingham Park. The event includes a four-course gourmet dinner followed by a live auction.
Return to Ledges Hotel
Once you’ve finished experiencing the best horseback riding in the Pocono Mountains, spend the night relaxing at Ledges Hotel. There’s no better place to unwind than in a Japanese-style soaking tub, featured in our Deluxe One-Bedroom Suites. You’ll also enjoy the roomy living area and luxurious sheets and bed covers over the soft beds. If you’re hungry, visit our restaurant Glass – wine. bar. kitchen. This incredible eatery serves exquisitely crafted food paired with a selection of the all-American wine and beer list. Browse the rest of our accommodations and book your room with us today! We look forward to having you.