Horseback riding in Winter Park, CO, is a great family adventure and we have a recommendation for one of the best places you and your family can saddle up. Sombrero Stables at Snow Mountain Ranch is located just 20 minutes northwest of Winter Park and offers a variety of trail rides and unique trips on horseback that will leave you with special family memories for many years to come.

Find out more about all the fun things to do near Winter Park when you check out our Things to Do page. It’s full of the best recommendations for things to see and do like enjoying a day at Sombrero Stables at Snow Mountain Ranch.

Winter Park Trail Rides to Take In the Scenery

Sombrero Stables at Snow Mountain Ranch offers amazing opportunities to check out the Colorado scenery. It doesn’t matter if you’re a novice or an expert horseman, the team at Sombrero Stables will take care of you. Here are a few of the trail rides they offer.

Breakfast Rides begin at 8 a.m. each day and feature a delicious cowboy breakfast at the halfway point of the 3- to 4-hour trail ride. Reservations are required for the Breakfast Rides, so be sure to call ahead. The cost is $60 per person.

Steak Dinner Rides include a journey through the forest to a campfire clearing where dinner will be cooked to order. Enjoy the beautiful mountain views, look for deer, elk, and coyote, and enjoy the company of fellow riders. The cost is $70 per person.

Hot Cocoa Sleigh Rides during the winter months are a real treat. Riding around in an Amish-built sleigh is great family fun. Ride along to a campfire with hot cocoa and marshmallows for toasting. This is a great holiday tradition, so bring the kids and grandparents! The cost is $65 per adult, $45 per 6-11 year old, and $25 for kids under 6.

Private Sleighs are available for romantic outings, anniversaries, marriage proposals, or just a unique experience. Glide through the snowy countryside and create a memory that you’ll take with you for the rest of your life. The price per couple is $125 for a private ride joining others for Hot Cocoa, $250 for a private ride and private campfire, or $275 for a private ride and private table in the dining hall.

Sombrero Stables at Snow Mountain Ranch Packs Your Trip

Not only does Sombrero Stables offer fun trail rides, they also camping adventures where you can sleep under the stars. Pack trips to a mountain campground by horseback worth taking. Sombrero Stables guides will lead you to your campground on horseback, take the horses once you’re settled, and return the next morning to pick you up. Extended trips like fishing expeditions and hunting trips are also available. The cost is $250 per horse rental plus $250 for your guide’s horse.

Set Down Roots in Winter Park

If you have been visiting Winter Park for years, isn’t it time you set down roots and purchased a place of your own? Owning a home or condo in this beautiful part of Colorado means you can partake in excursions and attend local events anytime you like! If you have fallen in love with the Rockies, check out Real Estate of Winter Park. Whether you’re looking to buy or trying to sell, the team at REWP can help. Contact us today!


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