Trail Rides

Kids must be six years old to ride. We offer free pony rides for kids under six years old.

1 hour loop ride:

$46.00/person + tax. 6-12 years old are $41.00 + tax/child. This is our easiest ride which goes around the southern end of a hill with not much elevation gain. This ride is perfect for beginners afitting-boots-on-childnd younger children. The ride offers great scenery of the Sonoran Desert and close up view of saguaros, cholla and more! The 1 hour ride is a great introduction to horseback riding. 1 hour ride leaves daily at 9am, 11am, 1pm, and 3pm.


1 hour sunset ride:

$56.00.+ tax, 6-12 years old $51.00 + tax/child. This spectacular ride puts you out on the trail as the sun sets 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:

$58.00/person + tax, 6-12 years old $53.00 + 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. This is a great ri
de for those who want to spend time in thescenic Sonoran Desert on the back of a gentle mountain horse. Call for additional information.1.5 hour ride leaves daily at 9am, 11am, 1pm,  3pm.

1.5 hourhorses-on-trail sunset ride:

$68.00/person + tax, 6 -12 years old $63.00 + 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:

$78.00 + tax, 6-12 years old $73.00 + tax/child. With a 4 person minimum during peak seasons. This longer ride is for guests that enjoy the desert and horses. This loop offers great views and takes you deeper into the park. By Reservaiton at 8:30 am & 1:00 pm

2.5 hour ride:

$88.00 + tax, 6-12 years old $83.00 + 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. The 2.5hr ride is perfect for guests who have ridden with us before and would like try something new! By Reservation at 8:30 am & 1:00 pm

3 hour ride:885559_813379522031652_4816537421497317159_o

$98.00 per person + tax 6-12 years old $93.00 + tax/child. with a 4 person minimum during peak seasons, minimum age 10 years old. Go John Trail tours through rugged back-country passes, mines and rides through different ecosystems. You will see the best of the Cave Creek Recreation Area. The three hour ride is not recommended for beginner riders due to difficult terrain. By Reservation at 8:30 am & 1:00 pm


NEW! Historic Clay Mine Ride (1.5 hr Program):

$58/person +tax. If you love history, geology and the desert, this ride is the perfect fit for you! This ride allows guests to get a hands on history lesson at the Cave Creek Regional Park’s historic Clay Mine. The ride leaves from the corrals and crosses the mountain to the mine where riders will dismount and receive a guided walking tour INTO the mine! The interpretive guide will be giving an overview of the mine’s interesting history. Once the mine tour is finished, guests will saddle up and ride back to the corral. This ride is a very special opportunity to get to see in the inside of the mine which is usually closed to the public. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS RIDE. Check out our event calendar for schedule dates for this ride or call now to reserve a custom ride to the mine.

NEW! Ride and Fireside!

We are so excited to introduce this new program that we hold in conjunction with the Cave Creek Regional Park! Come out and join us on one of our unforgettable sunset rides and then head on up to a warm campfire to make s’mores with the park ranger! This additional treat at the end of the ride comes at no extra cost and is a great opportunity to learn more about the desert after dark and get to know our friendly Park Ranger. Please check our event calendar for dates and call ahead for reservations. The usual sunset rates apply.
$68/person +tax for the 1.5hr sunset ride
$56/person +tax for the 1hr sunset ride
All kids 6-12 get a $5.00 discount off the regular rates

*Gift Certificates Available for All Rides*

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Additional Programs
Boy and Girl Scout Programs: See Programs
Birthday Parties: See Programs


37019 N. 32nd St. Cave Creek, Arizona 85331.

This address will get you close to the park entrance. Continue North on 32nd St. to Park.