Horseback Riding

Southernmost Illinois is home to miles and miles of scenic horseback riding trails. Facilities accommodate both small and large groups.

Black Diamond Ranch
2715 State Rt 127 N Cobden IL Union County 618-833-7629
Rose O'Sharon Equine Farm
830 Rowan Rd Makanda IL Jackson County 618-201-9668 http://www.roseosharonfarm.com/
Century Oak Stable
22944 Old Duff Rd Thebes IL Alexander County (618) 615-0857
Lake Glendale Recreation Area
201A Lake Glendale Road Golconda IL Pope County 618-949-3737 http://www.lakeglendalestables.com/
Lake Glendale Recreation Area
Highway 145, north of Dixon Springs Dixon Springs IL Pope County http://www.lakeglendale.net/
Shawnee Trails End Stable
Henry Hicks Rd Herod IL Pope County 866-439-8149
Giant City State Park and Campground
235 Giant City Road Makanda IL Union County 618-457-4836 http://www.stateparks.com/giant_city_state_park_in_illinois.html
Bear Branch Horse Resort
PO Box 40, Highway 145 Eddyville IL Pope County 618-672-4249 http://bearbranch.com/
Circle B Ranch
Highway 145 Eddyville IL Pope County 618-672-4748
Garden of the Gods Recreation Area
off Karbers Ridge Road, approximately 20 miles southeast of Harrisburg Elizabethtown IL Hardin County 618-253-7114 618-658-2111 https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/shawnee/recreation/camping-cabins/recarea/?recid=10685&actid=29
Trail of Tears State Forest
3240 State Forest Road, off Highway 127 Jonesboro IL Union County 618-833-4910 https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/Parks/Pages/TrailOfTears.aspx
Giant City Stables
722 Giant City Road Makanda IL Union County 618-529-4110 http://www.giantcitystables.com/
Ferne Clyffe State Park
Off Highway 37 Goreville IL Johnson County 618-995-2411 http://www.stateparks.com/ferne_clyffe_state_park_in_illinois.html