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Horseback Riding

If a ride on your favorite horse is what you need to shed the stress of everyday life, you won't find more beautiful country to ride than the mountains of Northwestern Virginia. With several state and national parks offering trail access to equestrians, you'll also want to add the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests to your list of places to see from horseback, just to name a few. So saddle up and let’s hit the trail!



Use the links below to download the Virginia Horse Council's directory of primary horse trails and trail heads in Virginia that have public access. Right-click on the links and choose "Save Target/Link As..." to copy to your computer. Adobe Reader 6 or greater required:

Central Virginia Section (PDF)


Northern Virginia Section (PDF)


Eastern Virginia Section (PDF)


Tidewater Virginia Section (PDF)


Chesapeake Virginia Section (PDF)


Blue Ridge Highlands - under development


Heart of Appalachia - under development


Shenandoah Valley - under development


Southern - under development

Eastern Shore Heart Of Appalachia Blue Ridge Highlands Southern Hampton Roads Chesapeake Northern Central Shenendoah




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