Conservation

Guided Trail Rides

Come saddle up and join us in the great outdoors for a scenic trail ride! You will be guided by our knowledgeable wranglers and taken care of by our string of beginner-friendly horses. We will ride through the timber of Jester Park and take in the picturesque views.

 

  • Your reservation will include all check-in procedures, riding instruction, and saddle time on the trails.
  • Rides depart at 9:30 am, 11:00 am, and 2:00 pm and are regularly scheduled on Fridays and Saturdays.
  • There is a rider weight limit of 250lbs and a minimum rider height requirement of 48” (4'0") tall. These requirements are for the safety of all participants and our horses.
  • Minimum age requirement of 8+. Minors must be accompanied by an adult (18+) in their party on the ride.
  • Trail ride groups are limited to no more than 4 children under the age of 12.
  • All riders must be physically able to mount their horse from a mounting block and dismount to the ground under their own power and follow basic riding instructions.
  • All riders must wear an approved ASTM certified riding helmet. Helmets will be provided.
  • All trail rides are walking only.

 

REGISTRATION: Required

DEADLINE: Midnight the night before trail ride. (Trail rides often book full and we recommend registering 2+ weeks in advance)

COST: $65

AGES: 8+

Polk County Conservation strives to host inclusive, accessible events and meetings that enable all individuals to participate. If you anticipate needing a modification due to a disability or have questions about accessibility, please contact us at 515-323-5300 or pccb_info@polkcountyiowa.gov.

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