Explore the valley and surrounding mountains as we were meant to. On horseback. Steamboat is steeped in western heritage, and there's no better way to experience it than first hand on one of the many ranches that call the Yampa Valley home.
Del's Triangle 3 Ranch Summer horseback rides begin May 26, 2018, and will run through November 23, 2018. Rides are offered Monday through Saturday, Closed Sundays. Transportation is not provided for the summer rides. Del’s Triangle 3 Ranch is a 45 minute drive from Steamboat Springs. Guests must arrive at the ranch 15 minutes before ride time. Children must be at least 6 years old, and able to mount and ride a horse on their own, no riding double. Maximum weight per rider is 250 pounds.
1-Hour Ride (12:30pm)
6 years & up
2-Hour Ride (10am & 2pm)
6 years & up
Half Day Ride with Lunch (9am)
6 Years & Up
*These are the 2018 summer rates.
Elk River Guest Ranch The Elk River Guest Ranch offers private horseback rides for individuals or groups up to five people The horseback tours are led by experienced guides, where we specialize in scenic rides with personalized attention. The most popular ride is our Overlook Trail, which ascends out our property gate directly into national forest lands. You'll ride up a mountainous trail which leads you to a pine and aspen forest. A clearing with big views of the Zirkel Mountains and a mixture of forest and grasses make this a well-rounded ride. It's best for confident beginners, intermediate and advanced riders.
Summer/Fall Dates of Operation Rides are offered daily at 10:00am and 2:00pm, August 26 through October 15, 2018
Requirements Riding helmets are available for children and adults at no charge and are ASTM-SEI approved. Children must be at least 7 years old and everyone rides their own horse (no double riders). There is a 250 lb weight limit for riders and pregnant riders are not allowed.