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National Park Gateway Stables

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4600 Fall River Road, Estes Park, CO 80517-9219
+1 970-586-5269
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Guided Trail Ride

This stable has gorgeous healthy horses that know the trails and are matched uniquely to rider... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kathleen T
Best Experience! Gorgeous Views!

This is the best place to book a horse trail ride! The scenery is gorgeous and breathtaking. You... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WanderlustSydney123
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Saddle up with our horses and guide as we ride through the scenic trails and meadows in the Colorado Rockies. We offer a range of tours from a two-hour ride which includes beautiful points of interest like Fall River, Hidden Meadow and the enchanting Horseshoe Park. Along with four and six-hour tours, we also offer a full-day experience for the most adventurous spirits that explores the Roaring River, Ypsilon Lake and the historic Lawn Lake. Bring snacks and water for the ride, or join us for our Dinner Ride which includes a ride through Rocky Mountain National Park and a dinner at the Trailhead Restaurant. As part of a family business with over 40 years of experience, we pride ourselves on the care and love we have for our horses, these mountains and your safety and experience. Join us soon for a unique western adventure soon!
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4600 Fall River Road, Estes Park, CO 80517-9219
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This stable has gorgeous healthy horses that know the trails and are matched uniquely to rider ability. I took the 2 hour ride. We were lucky to see close up Elk bugeling with his herd and other wildlife. Jessie fit me in to an earlier...More

Thank Kathleen T
Management response:Responded yesterday

It's fantastic you had an amazing time on the two hour trail ride with us, Kathleen. We're glad you enjoyed the beautiful scenery and the neat wildlife spottings! Thank you for visiting our stables. We look forward to your return next spring. Sincerely, SK Horses...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best place to book a horse trail ride! The scenery is gorgeous and breathtaking. You ride along hills in the mountain and walk beside mini water falls and streams. The horses are very tame and taken care of. They listen very well...More

Thank WanderlustSydney123
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for recommending our stable -- we appreciate your support! It's wonderful you had an amazing time on the two-hour trail ride. Best wishes, SK Horses Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The manager, Logan, was great pairing skill level and horses. We were a small group and Gabby did a fantastic job of making sure we had the best ride possible. We saw elk, turkey, and deer. Would go back again and request her!

2  Thank rooloo7
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

It's great you had a fun, comfortable time on the trail ride around the park and that you enjoyed seeing all the cool wildlife. Thanks for visiting! We hope you return to our stables again in the future. Take care, SK Horses Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

City Slickers going on a horse ride. The guide was very understanding and gave good instructions. The ride was great, the scenery was beautiful, The horses were beautiful and gentle. The guide gave good information during the ride. I would definitely do this again. We...More

1  Thank Rednecktravelin123
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting our stable and joining us on the two-hour trail ride! We're so glad you had a fun time exploring the area and interacting with our gentle horses. We appreciate your support! Sincerely, SK Horses Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their sweet, gentle horses are a pleasure to ride. Guides are nice-great with kids. This is a guided tour, but you see some nice scenery. A fun experience.

1  Thank Janet F
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Janet! It's great our well-trained horses and knowledgeable guides impressed you. We're glad you had a fun time on the trail ride! Sincerely, SK Horses Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of four adults took the two hour ride and had a great time! If your not a frequent rider two hours is a good time because your butt starts to get a little sore. Beautiful view of the mountains surrounding. The course wasn't...More

1  Thank Taylor_Landes
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write this kind review, Taylor. We're glad you had a graet time on the trail ride. We hope you make it back to our stables again in the future. Take care, SK Horses Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our 2 hour ride! Got to ride in the RMNP and saw some cool wildlife! Our guide was wonderful! Highly recommend this stable and the 2 hour ride. They knew their horses and really watched out for us on the ride.

1  Thank 1Andrea1410
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Andrea, it's great you had a fantastic time on the two-hour trail ride with us. Thanks for visiting our stable. We hope you return again in the future. Sincerely, SK Horses Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our horse riding through the Rockies, the horses were gentle and Ryan our wrangler guide was great , we went through such lovely scenery and it was so peaceful, My family including my kids (15/12 ) wanted to do it again! Thanks...More

Thank 582tina
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

It's fantastic that you and your family had an awesome time on the trail ride with us, Tina. Thank you for visiting! We hope you all make it back to our stable again in the future. Take care, SK Horses Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The horses are well taken care of and calm. We had people with different levels of experience around horses in our group and I think everyone enjoyed the tour. On the two hour tour, we walked the horses through meadows, across streams, and along mountainsides....More

Thank PK-EKmom
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

It's fantastic that you all had a great time exploring the park on the trail ride with Logan. We're happy his knowledge about the park and the calm manner of our well-trained horses all impressed you. Thanks for the support! Take care, SK Horses Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister, my 62 year-old mother and myself had a ball marveling at these beautiful horses. The guide (Ashley P.) was informative and talkative through our adventure through the Park. We learned so much from her! Definitely recommend!

Thank Rachael S
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Rachael, it's wonderful you, your sister, and your mother all had a fantastic time on the trail ride with Ashley! We appreciate you sharing your positive experience on here. We hope you all return again in the future! Sincerely, SK Horses Team

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Staccey
14 September 2017|
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Response from Jake S | Reviewed this property |
It is paved, but is only level on one end, so you might need to take a little extra care in choosing a spot for your motorcycle.
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warrior193
6 September 2017|
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Response from KevinsGirls | Reviewed this property |
One of the wranglers told me it was a summer season gig so I think it is closed now but call them to find out.
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Jewelbug28
26 April 2017|
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Response from Max A |
The weight limit at the national park gateway stable is 280 lbs
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