Mount up and experience the beauty of Big Bear on horseback. Offering year-round riding, you can book hourly, half-day, sunset and overnight rides and tours through the San Bernadino National Forest.
The many scenic stops, mountain trails and wooded landscapes make Big Bear Lake, California a premier destination for those with a passion for the equestrian lifestyle. Horseback riding is an amazing way to not only connect with these magnificent creatures but explore the natural world in a unique way. When you’re visiting this area, Baldwin Lake Stables and Petting Zoo is the ultimate destination for horseback riding.
Headquartered on Pioneertown Road, Baldwin Lake Stables has been providing visitors to Big Bear Lake with pristine trail rides for over 25-years. These experiences offer up unsurpassed views of the valley with stops along scenic overlooks and trails that climb up to thrilling peaks. From the east end of the valley through the Pacific Crest Trail, the expert guides at Baldwin Lake Stables are ready to show visitors just how incredible a trek on horseback can really be.
It doesn’t matter if you compete in competition or have never been around a horse at all. A trail ride with Baldwin Lake Stables is an experience in learning how to handle a horse and enjoying the experience. Guests have the option to choose from a number of specialized rides that highlight different landmarks and times of day. Sunset rides are extremely popular and end with a stop on a summit that provides a breathtaking vantage point as the sun dips below the horizon. Those who prefer to do a private trail ride with a guide are encouraged to submit a request so an itinerary can be arranged in advance.
Because Baldwin Lake Stables is open year-round, horseback rides can be enjoyed no matter the season. In fact, many visitors find that winter rides are a spectacular experience that combine a beautiful ride with a horse’s passion for running through the snow. Fall provides exceptional views of colorful foliage and summer makes for an exceptional experience as the scenery rests in full bloom. No matter what month you decide to ride, guests can choose between 1, 2 or 3-hours excursions. Reservations for a half-day ride come complete with a packed sack lunch for guests to enjoy at stopping points.
When the trail ride is done, make sure to stop by the on-site petting zoo. Guests can enjoy interacting with a variety of docile animals including sheep, rabbits, chickens and goats. Feeding the animals is encouraged and cuddles are not off limits for little ones who fall in love with these adorable creatures.
A horseback ride is the ultimate adventure in Big Bear Lake. Make sure your trip continues to meet your expectations by booking a vacation home that delivers the amenities you need with the luxury you deserve. The team at Big Bear Vacations is happy to help take care of the details so you can enjoy your days and find comfortable and convenient accommodations waiting for you in the evening. Contact us today to start planning your Big Bear Lake getaway.