Rocky Point Trail Horseback Riding

Vail Stables

Our Rocky Point Trail ride is perfect for all ages! This scenic ride gives amazing views of Vail Valley Gore Range & more. Book now to secure your spot with us! There is an abundance of sunshine and a scarcity of cliffs and mountain lions on this multi-dimensional ride.

A Pleasurable Horseback Ride in Vail for Everyone

Make your way up to Rocky Point on this unique horseback ride! Enjoy the unobstructed views during the first 30 minutes as the horses climb 600 feet in elevation up to Rocky Point. Anyone and everyone 5 years and older can enjoy this ride. We have many alternate routes to mitigate any fears or family members with special needs.
As the trail switchbacks through the high mountain meadow, grind some fragrant sage between your fingers and apply liberally. It’s so refreshing! It also works well if you forgot to apply your deodorant that morning.
Once at Rocky Point, you are privy to a spectacular 360-ish degree view of the Vail Valley, Gore Range, Beaver Creek, Bald Mountain, and the Vail ski slopes. Holiday card photos happen here. From there, the trail follows the edge of a shady, ancient Aspen glade where the trail splits. A right turn leads to the Bear Hollow and Dark Timber rides for full immersion in forest bathing.
For this ride, we continue heading straight ahead and begin the slow descent back to the corral. Grassy meadows and brushy areas conceal deer and their fawns. Watch them until they blink. We promise they are not decoys!
If all riders were able to keep your horse’s head in the alert position and the hooves in a general forward direction, the guide takes the longer route to where a rustic old cabin sits. It was once the site of many cowboy dinners.
  • All-Age Rides $90 per Person

    Ages 5 & Up

  • No Kids Rides $130 per Person

    Ages 18 & Up

  • Private Rides $180 per Person

    Minimum: 3 Persons

  • Duration
    1 Hour
  • Schedule
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Availability
    May 22nd - September 26th
    Depends on Snow
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What to Bring

  • What to wear: long pants, sturdy shoes
  • Helmets are provided, and we have many loaner cowboy hats.
  • We suggest bringing a camera, sunglasses, selfie stick, water, sunscreen, and your singing voice.
Rocky Point Trail Group Rides
  • All-Age Rides $108 per Person

    Minimum of 6 Riders, Ages 5 & Up

  • No Kids Rides $156 per Person

    Minimum of 6 Riders, Ages 18 & Up

  • Private Rides $216 per Person

    Minimum of 6 Riders

Related Activities

GOGA! (Goat Yoga)

Goat yoga is an amazing experience for those who want to unwind, laugh, and relax while attempting to do the downward dog with a young goat or several winding around and between your limbs.

Bear Hollow Trail

Enjoy a scenic ride on mountainous terrain, through a leafy-green Aspen forest with wide open viewpoints of the Gore Range, Vail’s ski slopes on down to Beaver Creek. Join us on a ride, and get in touch with nature!

Dark Timber Trail

This technical horseback ride travels through endless Aspen trees, Lodgepole pines, thick foliage and wildflowers, while offering two amazing, wide open viewpoints of the mountains from the Gore Range down to Beaver Creek.