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National Park Gateway Stables

#5 of 30 Outdoor Activities in Estes Park Features Animals
4600 Fall River Road, Estes Park, CO 80517-9219
+1 970-586-5269
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Beautiful Scenery and Informative

We took a two hour ride with Courtney and it was amazing. The scenery was gorgeous and Courtney... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Judith V
Friendly Staff and enjoyable trip

We went on the 2 hour horse trail ride and our guide was Eric. The trip was scheduled on 6/17/17... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Veronica A
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Saddle up with our horses and guide as we ride through the scenic trails and meadows in the Colorado Rockies. We offer a range of tours from a two-hour ride which includes beautiful points of interest like Fall River, Hidden Meadow and the enchanting Horseshoe Park. Along with four and six-hour tours, we also offer a full-day experience for the most adventurous spirits that explores the Roaring River, Ypsilon Lake and the historic Lawn Lake. Bring snacks and water for the ride, or join us for our Dinner Ride which includes a ride through Rocky Mountain National Park and a dinner at the Trailhead Restaurant. As part of a family business with over 40 years of experience, we pride ourselves on the care and love we have for our horses, these mountains and your safety and experience. Join us soon for a unique western adventure soon!
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4600 Fall River Road, Estes Park, CO 80517-9219
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a two hour ride with Courtney and it was amazing. The scenery was gorgeous and Courtney shared some very interesting history about the area we were riding through. The ride was exciting with some twists and turns through the mountains. I am definitely...More

Thank Judith V
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on the 2 hour horse trail ride and our guide was Eric. The trip was scheduled on 6/17/17. The staff was very attentive. Eric was extremely knowledgable and friendly. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Veronica A
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

It's fantastic you had a great time on the trail ride, Veronica. We're glad our knowledgeable guides and well-trained horses impressed you. Thanks for all of the support! Take care, SK Horses Team

Reviewed 6 days ago

We didn't have reservation, just wanted to try our luck on Monday. The staff at the stable are all very friendly and helpful, explaining all the details. This is our first time going on a horse-back tour. The guys let each of our 'nervous' ones...More

Thank sfdcg
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

We're happy you were able to join us for a trail ride and that you loved the full experience. Thanks for joining us. We appreciate your support! Take care, SK Horses Team

Reviewed 6 days ago

My mother, aunt, 11 year-old daughter, and I took the 2 hour trail ride during our stay in Estes Park the first week of June. It was spectacular! All of the adults have been on trail rides numerous times but it was my daughter's first...More

Thank sewaugh1986
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

We certainly enjoy teaching all levels of riders, so we're glad your family had an amazing time on the trail ride, especially your young daugther. Thank you for visiting. We hope you return again if you're ever in the area. Take care, SK Horses Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Riley was a great tour guide! He was extremely knowledgeable about the local history, flora and wildlife. He could answer any question and was also funny, kind and engaging. He even took photos of us with his own camera and e-mailed them later that day...More

Thank josine m
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

We're thrilled you two had a fantastic time on the trail ride with Riley, Josine! We'll be sure to pass along your kind compliments to him. It's always wonderful to hear that our knowledgeable guides and well-trained horses impress our guests along the trip. Thank...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My adult daughter, Evelyn, and I took the 2 hour tour, Hannah C (a fellow Wisconsin native) happened to be our trail guide. My daughter is an experienced rider, but I had only ridden twice in the past 15 years. Our horses Chico and Classy...More

Thank Bradley B
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

It's awesome you and your daughter had a fun time on the trail ride around the national park, Bradley! We're happy our well-trained horses and knowledge guides impressed you. We'll be sure to pass along your kind compliments to the team. Thanks for the support!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is hands down the best stable in Estes Park. The Wranglers are professional and knowledgeable about the area. The trail is incredibly beautiful. Plus, they try to keep the rides small, so you can interact with the guide more easily. The horses are also...More

Thank Danette_5280
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

"Best" is a word we love to hear, Danette! We greatly appreciate your recommendation and support. Hope you return to join us for another fun trail ride in the future. Take care, SK Horses Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I took our first horseback ride ever and decided to do it in the Rockies on a 2 hour trail ride. It was very well organized, in an accessible location, and a fun activity for all riding levels. Derek Gushiken was our...More

Thank raemor1
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thanks for joining us for the trail ride -- we're so glad you had an awesome time! It's always nice to know that our knowledgeable guides and well-trained horses impress our guests. Hope you return again in the future. Best, SK Horses Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a 2 hour trail ride at Gateway Stables in Estes Park on the afternoon of June 7, 2017. Ryan, our wrangler, did an excellent job leading our trail ride - making sure to keep us safe and informing us of points of...More

1  Thank Stephen F
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

We certainly want each of our guests to have the experience of a lifetime, so we're glad you did, Stephen. It's great our well-trained horses and knowledgeable team impressed you. As for our pace, we like to keep the ride to a brisk walk in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LOVED our time with Kyle. He was super knowledgable about both the horses and the park and its history. It couldn't have been a better time and the scenery was gorgeous. You won't regret it:)

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Will any of the stables be open 1st week of October
25 September 2016|
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Response from Sherry C | Reviewed this property |
I remember our guide telling us they don't ride in winter because the wind is too strong and dangerous. But up until then, they do ride, although they have fewer horses available as of the end of August, so strongly suggest... More
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