Horseback Riding

If you prefer to experience the incredible scenery of Driftless Wisconsin from the back of a horse rather than on foot, there are great trails and campgrounds that accommodate horse and rider.

Wisconsin Horseback Riding Trails & Horse-Friendly Camping in the Driftless Area

 

Kickapoo Valley Reserve

With 37 miles of riding trails, the Kickapoo Valley Reserve is regarded among horse riding enthusiasts as one of the most beautiful destinations in the Midwest. Primitive camp areas, accessible to vehicles with horse trailers, are available on the Reserve. Willow and Mule Camp areas, located north of La Farge off of State Highway 131, are traditional favorites for horse and mule riders. Camping is on a first-come, first-served basis.

horseback riding in the driftlessWildcat Mountain State Park

The Kickapoo Valley Reserve shares a border with Wildcat Mountain State Park to the north, which offers an additional 15 miles of horse trails.  Wildcat Mountain State Park offers 24 campsites that accommodate horse trailers with campers. Reservations are required. Additional trail passes are required for riders entering the state park trail system. Other accommodations can be found in the neighboring villages of La Farge and Ontario, as well as Rockton, a long-time favorite destination of trail riders.

 

Duck Egg County Forest

Duck Egg County Forest is a 707-acre tract of land located 10 miles west of Viroqua on Irish Ridge Road, just off of County Road Y. This county forest land also offers equestrian trails.

 

La Riviere Park

La Riviere Park in Prairie du Chien offers several miles of horse trails through nearby hills, as well as primitive campsites for campers on horseback.

Come experience Wisconsin horseback riding in the Driftless area – our trails and campgrounds will make you, and your horse, very happy.

Sunrise Orchards

Sunrise Orchards

Kickapoo Valley Ranch Guest Cabins

Kickapoo Valley Ranch Guest Cabins

Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Titanic Canoe Rental

Titanic Canoe Rental

Drifty’s Canoe Rental

Drifty’s Canoe Rental

Capt. Hook’s/ Clements Fishing Barge

Capt. Hook’s/ Clements Fishing Barge

Hillsboro Brewing Company

Hillsboro Brewing Company

Branches Winery

Branches Winery

Vernon County Tourism

Vernon County Tourism

Village of La Farge

Village of La Farge

Sports Unlimited Campground & Barn Yard 9

Sports Unlimited Campground & Barn Yard 9

Village of Ontario

Village of Ontario

Village of Soldiers Grove

Village of Soldiers Grove

Snowflake Ski Club and Golf

Snowflake Ski Club and Golf

Kickapoo Valley Reserve

Kickapoo Valley Reserve

Vernon Vineyards

Vernon Vineyards

Vernon County Museum

Vernon County Museum

Down a Country Road

Down a Country Road

Village of Cashton

Village of Cashton

Westby Syttende Mai

Westby Syttende Mai

City of Hillsboro

City of Hillsboro

City of Westby

City of Westby

Ferryville Tourism Council

Ferryville Tourism Council

Prairie Fun Land

Prairie Fun Land

Coon Valley Business Association

Coon Valley Business Association

Village of Gays Mills

Village of Gays Mills

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Whether for a weekend, a week, or longer, you’ll enjoy your stay in Driftless Wisconsin.