If you want to have some fun, enjoy the beautiful San Juan Mountains, meet some great people, ride some great horses, and share a few laughs....

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Ride prices and descriptions

Lil’ Miner (1 hour) $45

Don’t let the name fool ya!! This is a great ride for all levels ages 7 to 107..

This is a nice gentle ride up Dexter Creek. Enjoy the ride as you take in majestic views and listen to the creek as it rolls down the mountain all on the back of a horse. What more could you ask for...

Prospector Ride (2 hour) $85

This is our most popular ride for ages 7 to 107.

This trail meanders through Gold Mountain and provides all visitors with the most dramatic experience Ouray has to offer. The landscape changes in this adventure with every step your horse takes. Words cannot explain what this ride has to offer, so be sure to bring your camera!

You begin riding up an old road used to cart gold and silver ore from deep within Gold Mountain! Following along Dexter Creek as you ride by rushing falls and babbling pools, you will find yourself passing through what remains of the Ghost town of Ash. Shortly after crossing over the rushing stream you arrive at a picturesque destination for a photo opportunity on horseback. This is an easy going ride to enjoy!

True Grit (4 hour) $170

This is a great ride for the adventurer ages 10 to 110

We start off heading straight up the Old Horse Thief Trail on a ride to remember….. The Pinnacle of this fun filled adventure is a panoramic explosion on top of the secret Crystal Flats. This is truly a ride you won’t forget. So remember “If you climb in the saddle, be ready for the ride” ( Stories will be provided.)


Gold Mountain Trail Rides LLC is an equal opportunity service provider operating on the Grand Mesa, Gunnison, and Uncompahgre National forests under special use permit issued by the USDA Forest Service.

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