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Elk Mountain Trails

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921 Hoffmaster Rd, Knoxville, MD 21758-1216
+1 301-834-8882
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Horseback riding at its best

What a great group of people at Elk Mountain Trails. They provide riding for both the beginner and... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Reisterstown, Maryland

Took two out of area granddaughters there. Both enjoyed their horses and the trail ride. I also... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Knoxville, Maryland
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921 Hoffmaster Rd, Knoxville, MD 21758-1216
+1 301-834-8882
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

What a great group of people at Elk Mountain Trails. They provide riding for both the beginner and the experienced rider with both mountain and riverfront rides that are just phenomenal. Great selection of well maintained horses. I noticed that staff was very helpful to...More

Thank delkins748
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Took two out of area granddaughters there. Both enjoyed their horses and the trail ride. I also appreciated their work (donations from customers) with non-profits.

Thank kmgoe
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The horses were so gentle and easy to ride, especially for a beginner. The scenery along the trail is beautiful. We saw several deer along the trail. The trail ride includes some uphill and downhill sections to make the ride interesting. The staff wasn't super...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I have been riding for about three years and am fairly comfortable on any horse. I have never wished for a ride to be over until today. The trail guides - 2 young sisters were very nice and really tried to make this a good...More

1  Thank JulRN
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Although the people and horses at this attraction were great, unless you've never been on a horse, it is not worth the money. Horses walk...no crawl along in single file line on very narrow trail. They know the route by heart so you don't need...More

1  Thank Beverly H
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Lucky June 10, the day arranged by Frederick Senior Center for group horseback trail riding, turned out to be a perfect day for outdoors. The drive to the facility seems challenging in certain narrow passages, nevertheless, it's a beautiful ride. Once we put on our...More

1  Thank MirabelleL_12
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

We took our daughters 13 and 17 on a surprise day out to celebrate our anniversary they were so surprised and we all had a wonderful first time trail ride. Definitely recommend for anyone looking for a beautiful relaxing outing ♡

1  Thank Adventuresof4
Reviewed 13 October 2015

What a wonderful experience! Great location, great horses, and great people. All the horses were very friendly and pretty easy to ride. The scenery was excellent! Saw many deer. Will do it again soon.

Thank Erika_P_G
Reviewed 31 August 2015

My 10 year old son has a love for horses - we are not experienced riders by any means, but we enjoy riding horses in a group setting. The guides (Michelle, Sarah, & Frank) were super, friendly, happy, and very conscientious to both the riders...More

Thank Christel B
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We had a great time at Elk Mountain Trails. We are all novice riders and the staff made us feel comfortable and safe. Savannah was our guide and she was knowledgable and friendly. The horses are beautiful and well groomed. We enjoyed meeting Mr. Soldier,...More

Thank Dave S
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