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Where to Hire a Horse for Trail Riding
Armstrong Woods Pack Station
Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve
P.O. Box 970
Guerneville, CA 95446
Phone: (707) 887-2939
Directions: From San
Francisco (1-3/4 hours): Hwy 101 to north Santa Rosa.
Exit River Road to Guerneville. At the second stop
light in Guerneville, turn right to Armstrong
Redwoods State Reserve. Stable is one mile into State
Park. Follow "Horses for Hire" signs (left fork),
turn into dirt road by Armstrong Tree. (With
reservations, drive 1/2 mile past "Authorized
Vehicles Only" off-season sign.) Park charges $5 per
car day-use fee. You can park free at entrance lot
and walk the mile.
with limited availability Oct.-May. Trail rides and
overnight pack trips through
Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve and adjoining
Austin Creek State Recreation Area.
2650 Rt. 1
P.O. Box 99
Bodega Bay, CA 94923
Phone: (707) 875
Directions: 101 exit
in Petaluma on Washington East, but head west. Road
name changes into Bodega Ave. and ends at Hiway 1
about Valley Ford. Take Highway 1 through both Valley
Ford and Bodega Bay. Just after Bodega Bay on right
side, turn right and follow long white fence into
Open: Guided trail
rides in Bodega Bay and on the beautiful
Sonoma coast, private rides, pack trips, hay
wagon rides, pony rides, boarding, lessons, parties.
Bed and breakfast with horse stabling
Sea Horse Stables
P.O. Box 277
Bodega Bay, CA 94923
Bodega Bay. Call for directions
Open: Call for
availability. Trail rides through the coastal hills
and sand dunes along
Salmon Creek Beach.
Sonoma Cattle Company
P.O. Box 877, Glen Ellen CA 95442
Jack London SP in Glen Ellen,
Sugarloaf Ridge SP in Kentwood, and
Bothe-Napa Valley SP in Calistoga.
required. 3 ride-outs daily. Minimum age 8, maximum
weight 240 pounds. All guided rides. 1.5 hours in
Calistoga; 2 hour rides in Sonoma parks. 3 hour
adventure rides, sunset rides, private rides, catered
packages, wine tasting rides, and corporate
Victoria's Fashion Stables
4193 Adobe Road Petaluma, CA 94954-9539
Directions: Call for
lessons, trail rides, adventure rides. Weddings,
campgrounds, pony rides for children. Summer day
camps for children. Horse boarding, breeding. Media
opportunities, parades, parties and petting
This list was compiled by volunteer efforts. If we
have made errors or we missed listing you, please e-mail us or
call (650) 968-7065.
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