High Sierra California Visitor Information

Horseback Riding, Plumas County

There are a number of stables in Plumas County that offer trail rides, instruction for individuals and family with or without prior horseback riding experience.

Take a horseback ride into terrain that brings you to pristine lakes, towering pine forests and back in history. Wranglers from numerous stables offer guided trips ranging from novice hour-long rides to overnight pack trips complete with meals. Or, if you prefer, the guides will pack you in and out on horses, leaving you to enjoy the campsite on your own. Want to experience the Old West in comfort and style? Try a horse-drawn wagon ride that includes a barbecue dinner served outdoors. In the winter, you can sing carols and snuggle together on sleigh rides pulled by draft horses.

Visitors who bring their own horses also will find plenty of trails, camp- sites and stables to accommodate them. Check with the Plumas or Lassen National Forest Service offices for specific trail and campsite information.

  • Drakesbad Guest Ranch
    End of Warner Valley Rd.
    Chester 96020
    (530) 529-1512 ext. 120
  • Giddy-up-and-Go
    Highway 70
    (530) 993-4207
  • Gold Lake Stables
    7000 Gold Lake Road
    Lakes Basin Recreation Area
    (530) 836-0940
  • Graeagle Stables
    Highway 89
    Downtown Graeagle
    (530) 836-0430
  • Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch
    2116 Greenhorn Ranch Rd.
    10 miles east of Quincy
    (530) 283-0930 or (800) 33-HOWDY
  • High Country Equestrian Center
    P.O. Box 657
    (530) 281-6646
  • Horses Unlimited, Inc.
    Located along Feather River in Sloat
    (530) 836-4551
  • Pitchfork Cattle Company
    92433 Hwy 70, Vinton
    (530) 993-4636
  • Plumas Pines Riding Stables
    3000 Almanor Dr. West
    Lake Almanor 96137
    (530) 259-5170
  • Quincy Stables
    39285 Hwy. 70, two miles north of Quincy
    (530) 283-0844
  • Red’s Meadow Ranch
    1850 “C” Road
    Blairsden 96103
    (530) 836-1866
    Easy access through Clio
  • River Dance
    2651 River Dance Rd., two miles west of Quincy off Bucks Lake Road
    (530) 249-3280

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