horseback_ridingExploring the Estes Park area’s scenic countryside by horseback is an experience you won’t forget, and it’s been a favorite thing to do since early visitors started coming to the valley! Sturdy mountain horses follow established trails across private lands, into the mountains and through the Roosevelt National Forest. Some even cross into Rocky Mountain National Park. In these wild areas, keep your eyes open for native wildlife, especially deer, elk and coyote, and interesting land formations. Witnessing it from the back of a horse offers a unique experience you won’t want to miss.