Texas Parks, Campgrounds, and Trails

We all love taking the horses out locally, but the best part of owning a horse is the opportunities for adventure. Luckily, the United States is full of horse-friendly outdoor recreation areas perfect for the occasional day trip or longer vacation. We are producing a series to bring you information about the horse-friendly parks, campgrounds, and trails across the United States. 

Onion Creek Ranch Barn-and-bale stabling and overnight lodging for traveling horse people and their horses 8707 Bluff Springs Road #D Austin, TX 78744 phone: (512) 292-1607 fax: (512) 292-6742 e-mail: lsutherland@austin.rr.com Almost Heaven Stables 1046  

Almost Heaven Lane Columbus, Texas 78934 Peggy Samford Home: (979) 732-8697 Cell: (979) 732-7937 (preferred) Tiny Guthmann Home: (979) 733-9680 Stables, Overnight horse Motel, and Riding Lessons We are located within 5 minutes of I-10 at mile marker 699 in Columbus,Texas, halfway between Houston and San Antonio.  

Green Acres Ranch & Equestrian Club 576 Sabine Creek Road – Route 2, Box 64A Royse City, Texas Discover Texas wildlife up close! Guests at Green Acres Ranch and Equestrian Club can explore by foot or horseback over 7 miles of nature trails. Enjoy a hay ride, feast on a delicious BBQ dinner, canoe, fish, swim, play tennis, have a square dance, enjoy the music of a country western band, or even see a rodeo. Membership into our exclusive Equestrian Club is available for horse enthusiasts who want the ultimate riding facility. Use the ranch and its more than 600 acres of open space as if it were your own. Available to our members is a trainer, use of the stables and our over 7 miles of nature trails. You’ll always have a companion to ride with you, if desired. For more information and Color Brochure, please call: (972)-636-2007  

Yellow Rose Ranch Tarpley, Texas 830-562-3660 – Weekends & Holidays 210-698-2001 – Weekday Email: hdaughtry@aol.com Web Site: yellowroseranch.com Directions:Take Highway 16 North from San Antonio to Bandera. Continue on Hwy 16 past Bandera approximately 2 miles to Hwy 470. Take a left on Hwy 470 to Tarpley. Continue on 470 past Tarpley to Rio Hondo Road (5.5 miles past Tarpley). See Yellow Rose Ranch sign on the corner. This road winds up over a hill and then down and over a dam next to a lake and small park. The first road to the left after the park is Deer Run Road. Turn left onto Deer Run road and go to the end of the road and enter the Yellow Rose Ranch. 

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