Phoenix, Arizona horseback riding at Cave Creek Trail Rides! Dress up in our optional cowboy gear of hats, boots, and chaps and take part in a guided Arizona horse trail ride through the Sonoran Desert.
Horseback riding in Phoenix, Arizona offers great views of Phoenix and the surrounding desert. Our cowboys and cowgirls will introduce you to the mining history of Cave Creek, Arizona and unique flora and fauna while on the back of a gentle mountain horse.
Our location in the foothills north of Phoenix allows you to experience Sonoran Desert horseback riding near the historical areas of Cave Creek, Arizona and Scottsdale. Arizona. Enjoying a trail ride in Arizona offers you the opportunity to get a taste of life near Phoenix, Cave Creek, and Scottsdale, Arizona 150 years ago!
1 hour loop ride: $43.00/person + tax. 6-12 years old $38.00 + tax/child. This is our easiest ride which goes around the southern end of a hill with not much elevation gain.
Get a taste of the Sonoran Desert and the true west with this one hour trail ride. Rides begin at 9:00am, 11:00pm, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm daily.
1 hour sunset ride: $53.00.+ tax, 6-12 years old $48.00 + tax/child. This spectacular ride puts you out on the trail as the sunsets and you ride into our corral at dusk. Please call for times of this ride. A perfect way to view the desert and a world class sunset at a quiet time of the day. Call for times and additional information.
1.5 hour ride: $ 53.00/person + tax, 6-12 years old $48.00 + tax/child. This ride has several trail options, depending upon the size and riding ability of the group. We feel our 1.5 hour ride is one of the best rides we offer. A perfect length, a spectacular ride and several trail options for different group needs. Call for additional information. Daily at 9:00, 11:00, 1:00, 3:00
1.5 hour sunset ride: $63.00/person + tax, 6-12 years old $58.00 + tax/child. Our premier ride offered at a quiet, peaceful time of the day. Ride times vary as we want you on the horses as the sun is setting, coming in at dusk. Call for times and additional information
2 hour ride: $73.00 + tax, 6-12 years old $68.00 + tax/child. With a 4 person minimum during peak seasons. This longer ride is for guests that enjoy the desert and horses. Again, deeper into the park, with spectacular views and great riding opportunities. Daily at 8:30 am & 12:30 pm
2.5 hour ride: $83.00 + tax, 6-12 years old $78.00 + tax/child. With a 4 person minimum during peak seasons. This new Quartz Trail is quickly becoming one of our favorites, with it's quartz outcroppings, gentle slopes, and beautiful Sonoran Desert views this trail is a must see. Daily at 8:30 am & 12:30 pm
3 hour ride: $93.00 per person + tax 6-12 years old $88.00 + tax/child. with a 4 person minimum during peak seasons, minimum age 10 years old. Go John Trail tours through rugged backcountry passes, mines and rides through different
ecosystems. You will see the best of the Cave Creek Recreation Area. Daily at 8:30 am & 12:30 pm
We will respond to all e-mails to request information or for reservations for Phoenix Arizona horseback riding. We will happily accept calls after hours so pick up the phone and give us a call for a memory making horseback ride during your stay in Phoenix, Arizona.
Information you need to know
*Minimum age is 6 years old
Complimentary horse rides for children under 6 years old. We request that you tip the horse wrangler/handler.
Maximum weight is 250 pounds
All rides are guided, walking horse trailrides
Because of safety, younger riders have their own horse and can be led by the guide.
By making a reservation we can guarantee you a horse for your horseback riding adventure. If you would like to stop in and chance availability please feel free to do so. Either way, please plan to arrive one half hour prior to ride start time.
We are recreation service partners with Maricopa County Parks and Recreation.
We accept Visa, MasterCard, Real Money and personal checks.
$5.00 off for children 6-12 years of age. Tax is 10.3%
Cave Creek Recreation Area is located on 32nd Street North off the Carefree Highway mid-way between Interstate 17 and Scottsdale Road. We are located inside the park. Follow the horse symbols on the signs. Cave Creek Recreation Area offers great views of the Sonoran Desert, as well as opportunities to step back in history 150 years when mining and ranching were a way of life here at Cave Creek.
37019 N. 32nd St. Cave Creek, Arizona 85331. This address will get you close tho the park entrance. Continue North on 32nd St. to Park.
PLEASE NOTE: The park has a $6.00 entrance fee. Please stop and register when you enter the park. This money goes directly to trail maintenance and upkeep of the park.
*Because safety is our #1 concern, children 6 - 12 yrs old shall wear an equestrian helmet that we supply.