cabins near Durango CONothing says ‘Colorado’ more than saddling up and galloping through the gorgeous rolling countryside. Climb onto one of these majestic and gentle animals and experience the natural beauty of Colorado like never before. Here at Pine River Lodge, we can make your horseback riding dreams come alive. During your stay at one of the premier cabins near Durango CO, you will have the option to trod around stunning Vallecito Lake with one of the local liveries or leave the Lodge and enjoy riding through the breathtaking San Juan National Forest. Be sure to make the most of your autumn days by experiencing horseback riding in Colorado!

Lake Vallecito Horseback Riding

While on your relaxing Pine River Lodge fall getaway, you have the option to easily embark on an entertaining and inspiring horseback riding venture with the Stables at Elk Point. Conveniently make your reservations here when you get to the Lodge, and then head to the other side of gorgeous Vallecito Lake to view the area’s amazing landscape from horseback. Whether you’d like to ride for one hour or half a day, a stay at Pine River Lodge will give you access to no-hassle horseback riding.

Other Equestrian Adventures

If you wish to venture slightly further from the Lake for your ride, Buck’s Livery, located about an hour northwest of Pine River Lodge, is one of the best horseback riding cabins near Durango CO. Hit the trail and choose from a plethora of riding options. With many of the rides appropriate for children ages six years and older and pony rides for the younger ones, we are adamant that your time with Buck’s Livery will be fun for the whole family!

Pro Tip: Here are some things to remember to bring on your Colorado horseback riding adventure:

  • Long pants
  • Cowboy boots or tennis shoes
  • Long underwear and layers (for those crisp fall days)
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Poncho/raincoat
  • Bottled water
  • Camera

With all of this information, you are well on your way to enjoying a fantastic Colorado horseback riding experience. Book your stay this fall at Pine River Lodge and take advantage of one of the best cabins near Durango CO.