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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

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