Come Ride with the Yosemite Cowboys Horseback rides start May 11th
We are a small, family run business that takes pride in providing a personalized horse riding experience. Our stock is ranch raised American Quarter Horses, not mules.
Hands-on training in an arena before your departure, no previous horse riding experience necessary. All trails make a continuous loop and cross through streams
so you get the exhilaration of riding your horse through water.
Big Creek 1 Hour Trail Ride -
Departure Times: 8:00 am, 9:30 am, 11:00 am, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm, 5:30 pm
Guided by a real Yosemite Cowboy, you and your American Quarter Horse will travel along a mountain trail, surrounded by towering pines,
lush alpine meadows and the bluest sky you have ever seen. You will even experience the exhilaration of riding your horse through mountain stream.
Departure times may very. Offered daily May through early November, weather permitting. See Particulars Below
Vista Pass 2 Hour Trail Ride
- $90/person Departure Time: 8:30 am, 3:00 pm
After winding your way up a river canyon, the trail levels out and traverses Rainer Creek several times.
But remember, what goes up must come down, so be sure to have your camera ready to capture the panoramic view as you descend off of Vista Pass.
This ride is not only longer but also incorporates more challenging terrain. Departure times may very.
Offered daily May through early November, weather permitting. See Particulars Below
Mariposa Grove Giant Sequoia 1/2 Day Trail Ride
The National Park Service is in the middle of a 2 year restoration project within the Mariposa Grove. We are not currently offering horseback trail rides to the
Mariposa Grove but we may be able to access the outer grove loop later this summer. We will update this web site as more information becomes available.
To better serve you, we are open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and strongly suggest that you buy your tickets online in advance of your arrival. Visa, Master Card and Discover accepted.
Please arrive and sign in 30 minutes before your ride's scheduled departure time and allow a minimum of 30 minutes after your ride. Departure times can vary depending on the time of year
and weather conditions, call to verify all times before arrival. Long pants and closed toed shoes are recommended and riding helmets will be provided for your safety. Please do not bring hats, backpacks, video cameras or MP3 players.
Children must be 7 years of age to ride on the trail.
A persons body size effects their ability to safely ride a horse. Fully clothed, the BMI for female riders may not exceed 32 and the BMI for male riders may not exceed 34.
Rider's maximum total weight may not exceed 250 lbs. Please note that each rider's height and weight may be confirmed upon check in. What is BMI?
We have a 24 hour cancellation policy. All rides must be canceled or rescheduled no less than 24 hours before your reserved departure time. If you do not call and speak with one of our representatives at least 24 hours in advance and fail to show up for your ride on time, we will be unable to refund your ticket purchase.
Horseback riding is a strenuous sport. Physical fitness is one of many factors that determine your ability to safely participate. We reserve the right to decline service to any individual that, in the opinion of the management, can not be safely accommodated.