Are you a lover of the outdoors? Have you always wanted to experience a the thrill of a horseback ride?
Well, get ready to sit back and enjoy a 45-50 minute horseback ride through beautiful Pere Marquette State Park. At Pere Marquette, guided rides follow 2 1/2 miles of scenic trails that treat visitors to all of the wonderful sites, sounds, and serenity that nature has to offer – all while on horseback! Along the way, riders are likely to run into some local wildlife like deer, turkey and red tail hawk that are frequently seen throughout the area.
If you’re a horse lover and are looking for somewhere to ride freely, Pere Marquette State Park offers nearly 20 miles of equestrian trails with a parking area for trailers on Graham Hollow Road. The trails to the west of Graham Hollow are open year-round. but the trails east of Graham Hollow will be closed during certain seasons of the year.
Pere Marquette Riding Stables also offers pony rides and hay rides through the park. Contact us for additional details on hosting private parties and family celebrations.
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