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Winding River Resort Stables

#2 of 5 Nature & Parks in Grand Lake Features Animals
County Rd 491, Grand Lake, CO 80447-0629
+1 800-282-5121
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Great Experience!

Beautiful scenery abounds on the two hour trek within Rocky Mountain National Park. Horses were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MWeisensel
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Cincinnati, Ohio
via mobile
Sleigh Ride - on a sleigh, in the snow, but not magical at all.

They offer reasonably priced sleigh rides, and there were 16 of us. We made reservations, but were... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
Tammy B
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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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“hour ride” (7 reviews)
“large group” (2 reviews)
“two hours” (3 reviews)
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County Rd 491, Grand Lake, CO 80447-0629
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery abounds on the two hour trek within Rocky Mountain National Park. Horses were great and well trained making for an easy ride with inexperienced riders. Our guide, Aaron, was terrific. One suggestion might be a stop at one of the scenic locations for...More

Thank MWeisensel
Reviewed 5 January 2017

They offer reasonably priced sleigh rides, and there were 16 of us. We made reservations, but were hesitant when the snow continued falling. They assured us it was fine, however when we arrived 13" of snow and they took $5 off and said they couldn't...More

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My wife and I (both 64) went for a 2 hour trail ride with our daughter and grandson. Since it was Labor Day weekend we made reservations, which was easy, and we showed up about 20-30 minutes early, as requested, to fill out paperwork. The...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

What a terrific time on a 2 hour trail ride through RMNP and it's horse trails. Even saw a Moose lying in the reeds along the Colorado River. The staff was fantastic, helpful, and polite. I highly recommend this experience if in the area to...More

Thank Danimals
Reviewed 6 August 2016

A delightful experience! Friendly, competent staff, nice horses, enjoyable ride in a beautiful setting!

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Great ride! We did the two hour ride and the second half was absolutely fantastic. Hannah is so patient and friendly. My horse (Cash) on the other hand really wanted to slow down so that I could take it all in. Stable was clean and...More

Thank Ivan T
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Went on a 2-hr ride with 13 of my family members ages 12-60+. Some of us were experienced riders and some of us had never ridden before. The first hour or so was pretty flat and I was regretting not letting my 7yo come with...More

Thank TheFamFive
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We took a 1 hour ride on June 7. Very clean stables and obviously very well cared for horses. All staff were friendly and gave us appropriate horses based on our experience and provided instruction. Clouds were forming and rain was starting so they advised...More

Thank Laura3420
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Took an eight am two hour ride with my spouse. Very friendly folk at the stables. Group of eight, including one wrangler. Ride is into the Arapoche National Forest, not Rocky Mountain Natiional Park. Out and back ride. First half hour was basically flat and...More

Thank ProfPlebes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful 1 hr ride with the family. Went through National Park along the Colorado River. Saw a moose :)) Nice selection of horses for all riders/abilities. Signs on the hwy from Grand Lake are misleading-Resort and Horse Stables are reversed. Its actually the...More

Thank Stephanie A
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jamesdavismusic
Do you need to make reservations to go horseback riding here?
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
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