Erik's Ranch proudly offers trail rides in Paradise Valley, Montana! Saddle up for an exciting trail ride guided by our equestrian experts – our caretaker, Brandon, and the animal-loving members of Erik's Ranch & Retreats.
In the heart of the Absaroka Mountains, choose between a 1 hour ride on the Erik's Ranch property, a 2.5 hour ride ascending Antelope Butte, or a 4.5 hour ride up rugged Chimney Rock. See for yourself why iconic movies such as "A River Runs Through It" and "Horse Whisperer" were filmed here. Our gentle therapy horses will lead the way up switchbacks while your guides will impart stories and folktales of this beautiful geographic area. Book your tour today for an unforgettable Western experience!
Tues-Sat. 4 rider max. Ages 8+
Erik's Ranch Property Trail Ride:
A perfect activity for your family and novice riders alike!
Length: one hour
Antelope Butte Trail Ride:
If you're up for a lengthier ride with gorgeous snow-capped views of Emigrant Peak, then this is for you! Formed of volcanic rock over 60 million years ago, Antelope Butte is home to a variety of wildlife and once home to the Crow Native Americans.
Length: 2.5 hours
Chimney Rock Trail Ride:
Perfect for those with an adventurous spirit! Homesteaded on May 20, 1862, and patented by Calvin Coolidge on December 21, 1928, you will have the unique opportunity to view three mountain ranges and 30 mountain peaks at the top of Chimney Rock! With 112 acres of untamed forest and 60 acres of open meadow, enjoy unprecedented tranquility and unparalleled scenery. Pack your camera!
Length: 4.5 hours