Got a horse? Looking for the miles of beautiful trails to explore?

Whether it is taking a mile long ride or looking to camp with your horses. North Carolina Horse Council is bringing trail information to you in one place. Check out the highlighted trails below!

Sugar Ridge Ranch – Frisco & Buxton, NC in Dare County

Trail location:  Frisco & Buxton, NC… Dare County Trail Description: Ride through the Cape Hatteras National Seashore and various trails throughout the National Park. Four miles in, 4 miles Out-British […]

Why is 2023 Year of the Trail Video

Some ask, “What is Year of the Trail, anyways?” This video explains why and shows the diverse trail options that North Carolina has to offer. North Carolina’s Year of the […]

North Carolina Year of the Trail – First Day Outdoors

January 1st – It may sound cold and miserable, but historically, it’s quite pleasant in North Carolina on New Year’s Day. Take advantage of the start of the new year […]

Blue Ridge Horseman’s Association Clears Trails with NCHC Grant Money

The North Carolina Horse Council awards grants each year to statewide equine organizations to assist in clearing, maintaining and blazing new trails. Last year, we gave grant money to the […]

Sandy Pines

Starting October 23, Sandy Pines Preserve will be open on weekends only from 8 am until dusk through the winter season. From April 1 through August 31, they will be […]

Sharing the Trail with Hunters: Riding Safety Tips for Hunting Season

The best time of year for riding is officially here. The air is getting cooler, and the leaves are starting to turn; the sweaty days of Summer are behind us, […]

Mason Point Trail Opening

You’re invited to the Mason Point Trail Opening Celebration! When: Saturday, July 31, 2021 10 AM – 12 Noon Where: Trailhead Parking Lot for the Mason Point Horse Trail 685 […]

Jordan Lake Game Land

The upper loop of the trail– Mason Point– is now open and is approximately 5.5 miles. Directions to the trail: The road to get to the trail is the intersection […]

Mason Point at Jordan Game Land

Mason Point Horse Trail at the Jordan Game Land Jordan Lake Trail Conservation Association Wonderful news! The Mason Point trail is NOW OPEN at the Jordan Game Land! The Jordan […]

Morrow Mountain State Park

About the park: Enjoy taking in scenery on one of the highest points in the piedmont from the back of your horse. More than 16 miles of bridle trails thread […]

Raven Rock State Park

About the park: The Cape Fear River is the frequent hiking destination for visitors entering Raven Rock State Park, whether it’s Lanier Falls, the Fish Traps rapids, or the massive Raven […]

Stone Mountain State Park

About the park: The massive granite dome at Stone Mountain State Park keeps watch on park visitors enjoying nearly every type of outdoor activity – camping, hiking, climbing, fishing, picnicking, […]

Trail Directories

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NC State Parks

With hundreds of miles of trails, NC State Parks have something for everyone—hiking, biking, and equestrian trails as well as handicap-accessible trails. Our trail networks offer easy to advanced hikes. Explore North Carolina’s diverse terrain at ncparks.gov.

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Horse trails and horse camps in North Carolina. Visit TrailMeister.com for more information.

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National Forest of NC

Explore miles of forest roads and trails in North Carolina’s national forests. If you like camping with your horse, several places offer camps with trails nearby. Visit www.fs.usda.gov to learn more.

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Horse Trail Directory

Trail Riders Helping Trail Riders. Discover horse trails and horse camps throughout North Carolina. Visit www.horsetraildirectory.com to learn more.

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Morrow Mountain State Park - Bridle Trails

More than 15 miles of hiking trails and 16 miles of bridle trails thread the park, reaching from the summit of Morrow Mountain to Lake Tillery, where a boathouse offers canoes and rowboats for rent and bait for fishing.