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EQUESTRIAN TRAILS FOR HORSEBACK RIDING

RIDGE ROAD TRAIL

Ridge Road Trail is the main horse trail that leads to all other horse trails. It originates at the corrals and travels out the lower end of the park. See Holly River State Park Map for equestrian trails For corral locations, see campground map.

Turn left on the paved road for 100 yards and then left up the Ridge Road Trail 6.1 miles and ends at the Pickens Road below the Klee Farm, from there turn left and you may travel 3 ½ miles back to the park headquarters on the Pickens Road or after riding 100 yards on the Pickens Road, you may pick up the Rock Camp Trail on the right.

ROCK CAMP TRAIL

Ride past the Klee Farm 2 miles to the primitive campground. To shorten your ride back to park headquarters, you may ride down the Reverie Trail for 1 mile and return to the park area on the Pickens Road. CAUTION: 300 YARDS OF REVERIE TRAIL IS EXTREMELY STEEP – HORSES MUST BE LED.  

If you choose to continue riding on the Rock Camp Trail, ride past the primitive campground to Bendertown Road, a country road – Turn left ½ mile and the trail will lead you to the Carpenter Pavilion. From the Carpenter Pavilion, you may return to the corrals via the campground road.

TRAILER PARKING AT TRAIL HEADS

There are four trail heads with trailer parking:

Carpenter Pavilion,
Klee Farm Road,  
Bendertown Road, and
Buckwheat Church

ROADS

Vehicle roads leading to trailer parking at equestrian trail heads at Holly River State Park are narrow and with curves.  Please use caution when trailering horses to enjoy the equestrian corrals and trails at Holly River State Park.

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