World Reviewer rating

Worth a visit
Rating 0.5 (206 votes)

Horse riding around Mammoth Lakes

Listed under Horse Riding in US West Coast, United States.

Photo of Horse riding around Mammoth Lakes
Photo by flickr user moonjazz
Pin It

The Ansel Adams and John Muir wilderness areas along with Mammoth’s backcountry steeped with mining and cowboy heritage are a perfect setting and terrain to be enjoyed on horseback. From a one hour trail ride to a week on a working horse drive this old frontier land makes a perfect backdrop with it’s canyons, alpine forests and clean glassy lakes (lots of good fishing) and steep rocky mountains. There are both ‘well trod’ and ‘off the beaten’ tracks. We’re talking big scenery and American heritage here, perfect for both beginners and people looking for a proper old horse back exploration adventure. Cyclists, hikers and fishermen will be your main contemporaries in the expanse of wilderness (edged on one side by famous Yosemite) as well as local wildlife.

Written by  Hollie Jones.

Comments, reviews and questions by other travellers

There are no posts. Why not be the first to have your say?

Post a comment, review or question

I want to
Question
My comment - optional
Rating - how would you rate this place or experience?
 

Who's been here

No travelers have told us they have been here. Have you?

Similar Experiences

  • Horse Riding in the Matra Mountains

    Hungary is classic riding country, and the Hungarians are, traditionally, great horsemen. When looking for a new place to ride …

  • Horse Riding in the Okavango Delta

    This highly personalised safari is run by owners PJ and Barney Bestelink and is probably one of the best riding safaris in Afri…

  • Snowy River Riding Country

    If you’re a rider and you haven’t been thrilled and charmed by the story of the colt from old Regret who goes to run with the b…

Nearby Experiences

  • Squaw Valley

    Given Squaw Valley's reputation as the birthplace of American extreme skiing, you may be surprised at the amount on offer for b…

  • John Muir Trail

    A 15-day, 146 mile-long, strenuous wilderness trail in the California’s High Sierra named after our most celebrated naturalist.…

  • Mammoth

    An excellent resort for skiers of all abilities, Mammoth is one of North America's biggest resorts, with 3,500 skiable areas, 1…

Related links

Contribute to this page