The vast landscape of the Ozark mountains, hills, valleys, forests, and lakes that can be found in and around Branson offers picturesque views that can be accessed by visitors in a variety of ways. As Branson is home to many different kinds of beautiful trails, an excellent way to experience a great outdoor fun is by horseback riding. Most of the trails in Branson have stables that offer safe horseback riding adventure.
The Bear Creek Trail Rides and Stable is a family owned and operated business that offer wholesome fun for every family. Bear Creek Trail Rides have a variety of horses that are easy to handle. Horseback riders in this trail can explore the 500 acre private ranch along Bear Creek near Branson, Missouri. If you are spending your first horseback riding in the area, take a one hour guided ride at Bear Creek Stables in Walnut Shade, a small community just 10 minutes from Branson. Horseback riding at Bear Creek Trail Rides offer a scenic beauty while exploring ridges and hollows that cannot easily be seen from hiking or biking.
Your ride in a gentle and well-trained horses allows you to enjoy a relaxing walk that crosses pastures and meanders through wooded areas with a climb up and down a few hills. This guided horseback riding tour is ideal for riders 7 years old and up where they can have a chance to see pretty waterfall as they venture along Bear Creek. Riders must wear closed toe shoes. Long pants are strongly recommended although you can ride with shorts.
If a one hour guided ride at Bear Creek Stables is not enough for you, try the two-hour trail ride at Dogwood Canyon for one-of-a-kind horseback view of the majestic Ozark Mountains. In this two-hour trail ride, you will travel to the tops of the ridges where you will experience a breathtaking 360 degree views of the Ozarks landscape. From here you will then go down the winding valleys and pass through rolling pastures where you can see buffalo and longhorn cattle. This outdoor fun adventure can only be experienced through horseback riding. Rider must be at least 10 years old at least 4 ft. tall and less than 150 lbs.
Another great outdoor fun adventure can be experienced best at Cedar Mountain Stables that offer horseback riding with carriage rides, wagon rides, and more. The Cedar Mountain Stables Wranglers will get you right in the middle of nature as they will take you on pony rides and wagon tours. The kids will never forget their first ride experience with a pony. A wonderful pony ride experience can make dreams come true when kids transform into a Big Cedar cowboy or cowgirl. An exciting carriage ride experience will allow you to see breathtaking views of Table Rock Lake.
Horseback riding is a great outdoor fun adventure in Branson that can give you the opportunity to see beautiful natural sceneries and spectacular views of the Ozark mountains.
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