Fun & Mellow

Mt. Princeton 2 Hour Ride

The Arkansas Valley is lined with 15 14,000-foot peaks – the most in one concentration in Colorado – which makes for one of the most scenic locations for a Colorado horseback ride. You’ll get views of Mt. Princeton, Mt. Yale, Ht. Harvard and Mt. Antero on this ride.


The Highlights Of Your Trip

Just 30 minutes from our Granite Outpost, the 2-hour Mt. Princeton Stables horseback ride is the perfect way to spend a morning or afternoon near Buena Vista and Salida. This 2-hour ride has an option for novice or advanced riders, getting you out on different terrain based on your skill levels.

A horseback ride gives you that “real West” adventure you’re seeking in the mountains of Colorado.


Book this trip


How much


From $95

for ages 5+


What's included


  • Horseback Riding

Trip Length


2 Hours


How Hard


Fun & Mellow

Who can go

Minimum Age

5 years old & Up

What to expect

On Your Horseback Riding Adventure

Young girl on horse with guide.

The Basics

  • 2-hour ride
  • Options for Novice or Advanced riders
  • Perfect introduction to horseback riding for families, first-timers or experienced riders
  • The ride follows a portion of Chalk Creek
horseback riding through woods

What's Included

Your Mt. Princeton 2 Hour Ride will meet at the Mt. Princeton Riding Stables in Nathrop, Colorado, and the best part about this horseback excursion is all children will ride their own horse.


  • All necessary equipment is included


  • Long pants & jackets
  • Sunblock
  • Bug Spray
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Sneakers or Cowboy Boots recommended
  • No Sandals or High Heels
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  • Meet at Mt. Princeton Riding Stables
  • Meet your horse & saddle up
  • Hit the trail for your 2-hour tour

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