When it comes to trails, hiking is the most popular way to enjoy a journey down the beaten path. But did you know that several state parks in West Virginia offer the opportunity to explore the trails by horseback? From guided trail rides to riding the trails by horseback, West Virginia’s state parks are one of the best places to visit if you want to travel with your horse or want a whole new trail experience.
If you want to travel with your horse and enjoy the trails at your own pace, Camp Creek State Park and Forest offer horseback riding trails and equestrian camping. If you want to give horseback riding a try, Cacapon, Lost River and Pipestem Resort all have stables and guided trail rides. Here’s what you need to know about each park’s horseback riding opportunities.