Kentucky Tourism

Horseback Riding

Several parks have riding stables open from Memorial Day through Labor Day, and some sooner on weekends. Prices and times vary from park to park, so pick a guided ride from the list of parks below and give them a call. Are you ready to saddle up and hit the trails for some of the best horseback riding in Kentucky?

Guided rides

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park - (606) 528-4121
KY Dam Village State Resort Park - (270) 362-4271
Barren River Lake State Resort Park - (270) 646-2151
Lake Barkley State Resort Park - (270) 924-1131
Carter Caves State Resort Park - (606) 286-4411

Several parks have horse campsites available,  with an area specifically designed for safely tying horses.

Parks with campsites for horse owners

Carter Caves State Resort Park
Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park
Pennyrile Forrest State Resort Park
Taylorsville Lake State Resort Park

Self-guided riding trails without horse campgrounds for horse owners are Green River Lake State Park, Greenbo Lake State Resort Park and Dawkins Line Rail Trail. For more information on trail policies, rules and trail miles CLICK HERE