Horseback Trail Riding on the
East Coast of Central Florida
Horseback trail riding including horse riding trails in Brevard, Volusia, Flagler and Putnam Counties, Florida. Enjoy camping with horses.
The horse trail riding areas described here offer equestrian horse trail riding facilities for experienced riders with their own horses. To find guided horse trail rides or beach horse rides
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Brevard, Volusia, and Flagler County
Bayard Conservation Area (St. Johns River Water Management District)
Horseback riding trails. Bank fishing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, primitive camping at designated sites and wildlife viewing.
Black Creek Ravines Conservation Area (St. Johns River Water Management District)
Horse trails. Hiking, horse riding, fishing, primitive camping at designated sites, wildlife viewing and nature study.
Buck Lake Conservation Area (St. Johns River Water Management District)
Horseback riding near Mims, Florida. Equestrian facilities. Seasonal hunting, hiking, horseback riding, bicycling, fishing, wildlife viewing and primitive camping at designated sites. Over 9,000 acres include scrubby flatwoods, oak hammock, basin swamps, wet prairies, floodplain marshes, and marsh lakes. Wildlife: gopher Tortoise, otter, deer, bobcat, alligator, fox; Listed in State of Florida Great Florida Birding Trailmigratory songbirds, Florida Scrub-jay, Eastern bluebird, blue grosbeak, woodpecker, turkey, also
owl, bald eagle, waders
Bull Creek Wildlife Management Area (St. Johns River Water Management District)
Horseback riding trails. Seasonal hunting, fishing, hiking, bicycling, horses, camping at designated sites, canoeing and wildlife viewing.
Caravelle Ranch Wildlife Management Area (St. Johns River Water Management District)
Hiking, horse riding, bicycling, primitive camping at designated sites but is restricted during hunt dates.
Clark Bay Conservation Area (St. Johns River Water Management District)
Hiking, wildlife viewing, equestrian horse riding, activity and seasonal hunting.
Crescent Lake Conservation Area (St. Johns River Water Management District)
Horse riding is allowed on many conservation areas on equestrian trails in designated areas and established roads and fire lines, except where restricted by signs. Check area maps for horse riding opportunities.
Florida Horse Trail Directory (Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services)
There are currently 18 state forests and 26 state parks in Florida offering equestrian horse riding trails.
Florida Greenways and Trails
Explore recreational maps and descriptions of equestrian greenways and horse riding trails throughout the state.
Florida State Parks
Listing of all Florida State Parks and those that feature horse riding trails
Newnans Lake Conservation Area (North Tract)
Equestrian horse riding trails in the St. Johns River Management District near Palatka, Florida
Brevard County Trails Horseback riding trails in Parks and Recreation Sanctuaries
Jordan Scrub Sanctuary near Malabar, FL Equestrian trails available. Seasonal marshes, scrubby flatwoods, and lakes. Wildlife: Florida scrub-jay, bobcat, wood stork, bald eagle, osprey, gopher tortoise
Pine Island North Merritt Island, Florida. This 1000-acre conservation area provides access to two equestrian horse riding trails at the trailhead 0.5 mile from main entrance. Pine flatwoods, cabbage palm hammocks, hardwood hammocks, mangrove forests, and salt marshes. Wildlife: gopher tortoise, bobcat, Eastern indigo snake; Sam's Creek-West Indian manatee, bottlenose dolphin, alligator; Listed in State of Florida Great Florida Birding Trail-American
widgeon, migratory blue-winged teal, migratory songbirds, waders, shorebirds, woodstork, osprey.
Micco Scrub Sanctuary
Near Micco, Florida. Equestrian riding trails. The Micco Scrub Sanctuary protects 1322 acres of Brevard’s remaining scrubby flatwoods and mesic flatwoods habitat. This mosaic of seasonal marshes and dry flatwoods shelters many indigenous species of plants and animals that cannot be found anywhere else in the county.
Volusia County Horse Trails Volusia County equestrian riding trails trails.
Spruce Creek Park Near Port Orange, FL Equestrian horse riding trails. Scenic Spruce Creek Park is located on 1,637 acres in Port Orange. Its 536-foot boardwalk begins more than three miles of nature trails leading to the 15-foot observation tower and continues to Rose Bay. The tower overlooks the marsh area near Spruce Creek.
Flagler County Horse Trails Flagler County equestrian trails. Get away from it all and ride our trails in the Princess Place Preserve. Enjoy the natural beauty of Old Florida. Combined with St. Johns River Water Management District's Pellicer Creek Corridor lands and the Florida Agricultural Museum lands, you can explore over 13 miles of marked equestrian trails. Princess Place Preserve offers an equestrian horse trailhead with ample parking, fresh water, restrooms with showers, and a primitive tent camping area reserved for equestrians. Coggins papers required.
Visit the unique land bridge that spans Interstate 95, connecting the Florida Agricultural Museum lands with those of the Pellicer Creek Corridor. This bridge is solely for equestrian horse riding, hiking, and wild animal use and is one of two in the entire nation.
Wekiwa Springs State Park
Thirteen miles of equestrian trails provide opportunities for hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding.