Are you ready to ride?
Summer Activities at Chico Hot Springs Barn
Trail Ride Options
1 Hour Ride: $65
As you ride across the beautiful rolling prairie of Paradise Valley, the stunning 360 views of the Gallatin range and Absaroka-Beartooths will take your breath away. This mellow ride is perfect for younger horse people or those looking for a short ride with spectacular scenery.
Half Day Ride: $150
For Western cowboy & girl in everyone-- the half day ride begins on the gorgeous high prairie surrounding Chico Hot Springs Resort and then climbs into the Absaroka-Beartooths for breathtaking, elevated views of Paradise Valley. The ensuing mountainside ride is not for the faint of heart, but the brushing of aspen leaves and glimpses of the valley views will be well worth the adventure. Riders will stop for a provided snack break alongside the lovely Chico Trout Pond before returning to the corrals.
Riders are restricted to ages 13 and up.
Private Ride: $250
Private rides can be arranged from the Chico barn. These rides are personalized to riders, and can range from one to four hours. You will enjoy the stunning scenery that gives Paradise Valley its name, and have the opportunity to bond with your surefooted steed. Snacks and drinks are included.
Minimum 2 person reservations required.
Full-Day Ride: $260
Get off the asphalt and onto the trail! Our full-day trail rides are for adventure seekers looking to trek into the back country of Yellowstone with their equine companion. These rides are a great way to immerse yourself in the undisturbed quietness of nature—the possibility of animal sightings, scenic views, sore backsides and lots of smiles are high.
Pony Express: $30
This activity is designed to introduce children aged 4 to 7 years to horses. We spend about half an hour with the kids, letting them brush and pet the horses while asking any questions they have. We then put them up into tiny little saddles for their walk around our facility.
Catch Your Breath: $50
This is a guided, one hour session of equine facilitated wellness done entirely on the ground. This activity is perfect for those looking for quality horse time without riding. It is a great way to spend time learning about horses, grooming a horse, or regaining confidence after a wreck. Horses have a way of helping us de-stress and unwind. Often this time becomes directed by the horse, and is an opportunity to breathe and be calm with a beautiful, strong, gentle animal.
Raft and Ride
Trouble deciding between rafting and horseback riding? Do both! We have paired up with Flying Pig Rafting Company for a scenic float on the Yellowstone River and a 1-hour trail ride available at the Chico Hot Springs Horse Barn. What a perfect way to spend your day!
The Raft and Ride season will begin in May; check back soon for this year's schedule!
Policies: Reservations are recommended for all activities; walk-ins will be accommodated upon availability. We reserve the right to restrict participants to meet our fitness requirements; these can be reviewed here. All trail riders must be at least 8 years old and able to be instructed in English. Cancellation policies can be found on our Rates page. Thank you for riding with Rockin' HK Outfitters!