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101HL.horseback ridingLook at the Highland Lakes from a different perch – atop a horse.

Need a horse to ride? Visit Colbert Ranch’s website at to reserve a ride and find about their other activities.

Camp Peniel offers horseback riding as part of its activities for groups or has programs that allow youth to ride horses owned by the facility. Call (800) 848-1731 or go to

If you have your own horse, several of the Lower Colorado River Authority parks have horseback riding trails, such as the one at Shaffer Bend Recreational Area east of Marble Falls off RR 1431 on CR 343A. Go to

Pedernales Falls State Park, on FM 2766 just outside of Johnson City, features a horse trail. To learn more, go to the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department’s web page for Pedernales Falls.