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Equestrian Area

Equestrian Area

Enjoy horse riding at Scott County Park.

Please observe the following rules when using the trails. Failure to comply with rules and regulations may results in a citation or revocation of park privileges. All state and federal laws apply.

Equestrian & Mountain Bike Trail Rules

  • Call ahead or visit our website for current trail conditions.
  • Trail hours: Sunrise to Sunset.
  • Trail users should always remain on designated trails as marked by signs and brochure. - Do Not make new trails.
  • Observe one way arrows, Do Not Enter signs and Trails Closed signs.
  • Users are responsible for safe control of Animal/Bike at all times, pass with care.
  • Maintain a safe distance when following another rider.
  • Stay off wet areas. Do not go around them, turn back, and notify park staff.
  • Pets must remain on a leash at all times.
  • Trail system includes 14 miles of horse and mountain bike trails.
  • No motorized vehicles on the trails.
  • Trash: “Carry in / Carry out.”

Equestrian Specific

  • Enter and exit park trails only at designated Equestrian Trail Head.
  • Parking: Trailers may be parked on grass, but tow vehicle must remain on the hard surface.
  • Please, do not tie leads directly to park trees or plants.
  • Cross roads at designated crossing only.
  • No riding in the campgrounds or picnic areas.
  • Clean up after your horse in equestrian staging area.

Trail Map:

Activities: 
Picnicking
Restrooms
Water

News & Notices

The Scott County Conservation Board has approved a special deer hunt for archery hunters only from October 10, 2019 through January 10, 2020 at Scott County Park. This hunt is only for residents of Iowa. Applications are now available and need to be returned no later than Wednesday, July 31st by 4:...
Posted: July 1, 2019
Scott County Conservation Board & Iowa DNR are renovating the West Lake Complex to improve water quality and recreational opportunities Watershed protection from March to November 2019 involves 5 ponds and one bio-swale Liberalized Fishing Regulations 1 April – 15 July 2019 Water drawdown...
Posted: June 18, 2019
Quad Cities Museum Week June 8-16, 2019 Celebrate the 5 th year of this annual June event in the Quad Cities. Museum Week was created to celebrate our region’s museums, their amazing collections, stories, history, and their importance to communities. In fact, with 14 participating museums to visit...
Posted: June 5, 2019