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Winding River Resort Stables

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Awesome Horse Vacation

We hauled our 2 horses up to camp and ride in June 2018. Nice, clean campground. Easy access to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alisha G
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Great riding

No matter your horse riding experience this place is terrific. Our group had a variety of rider... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Virginia W
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County Rd 491, Grand Lake, CO 80447-0629
+1 800-282-5121
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We hauled our 2 horses up to camp and ride in June 2018. Nice, clean campground. Easy access to trails. We rented their small trailer to haul to 2 other trail heads: Lake Verna/East Inlet and Bowen/Baker. Lake Verna was beautiful and labeled #1 horse...More

Thank Alisha G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No matter your horse riding experience this place is terrific. Our group had a variety of rider types and the made everyone feel great. You could do a 1hr or 2hr ride. We did the 1hr. The horses are very well taken care of and...More

Thank Virginia W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 4 couples and made advance reservations for horse back riding. The horses were well behaved and stable. Some of the group had never rode before and some were experienced....none of us had any problems. I rode last in the group,...More

Thank Brian T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took at 2 hr. trail ride into Rocky Mountain National Park. Excellent guide - Paige - and horses. Loved seeing all the cowgirls working at Winding River Resort!

1  Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 16 February 2018

My husband I and took the 2 hour trail ride and it was really great. We got a lot of history and interesting trivia of the area. We thoroughly enjoyed it. The whole operation is very well organized, but still feel personal and friendly. The...More

2  Thank TylerAnne78
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This place is just outside of the town of Grand Lake and it has camping, a small store, a collection of farm animals, and horseback riding. In the winter they have sleigh rides, but most of the small animals (young cow, pigs, goats, ducks etc)...More

2  Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 3 January 2018

In the area for Christmas. Was able to enjoy a great sleigh ride on Christmas eve despite the lack of snow. They provided us with a great time. Day after Christmas we went snowmobiling here as well. Lots of trails and brand new nice snowmobiles....More

Thank Garpoe
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Went on a 2-hour trail ride with Bob. He fills you in on interesting history and things around you as you meander along, taking in the beautiful scenery. Horses were good and we really enjoyed the ride. Bob took some pics of hubby and me...More

Thank DaimlerDame
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the resort with our own horses and I can tell you that these stables are well run. Their horses looked happy and healthy. They kept the grounds very well maintained and had rides for both young and old. We spoke to...More

Thank Heathert34
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Went with our sons age 23 & 17. Ride was nice. I had altitude sickness so was glad that we weren't going up in altitude - it was pretty much even with little dips here & there. Got to cross through a shallow, narrow part...More

Thank Diane S
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14 June 2018|
Response from TylerAnne78 | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to stay there to do any of their activities. You may want to email them to see if you need to reserve a specific time to come. And certainly if you are doing a pony or trail ride you need a reservation.
25 September 2016|
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Response from TheFamFive | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend it--they only have so many horses and they have two ride lengths. There was a group that came in with no reservations at the time we were making ours who got turned away because they didn't have enough... More