About Black Butte Stables
Scenic Trail Rides For All Ages
Complete your Black Butte Ranch vacation with a trail ride at the Black Butte Stables. We welcome all levels of riders from beginners, intermediate and Advanced. Our healthy and happy horses are ready to take you out on one of these scenic forest trail rides.
Big Loop Ride
This ride has a nice, comfortable pace. Those who are able to maintain their seat may have a chance for some trotting. Everyone in his or her group must also have that ability. Our trail meanders through Aspen and Pine groves, over Indian Ford Creek along a beaver pond.
Hole in the Wall Gang
An exciting and challenging ride. Trot along a trail lined with manzanita, and a variety of wild flowers. This ride crosses Indian Ford Creek and travels around Glaze Meadow with big mountain views. Trotting experience is required for this ride.
Black Butte Pack Services Offers
We offer All Day Rides, a Photo Safari, Drop Camps, Deluxe Tent Drop Camps, Guided Fishing Trips and Game Retrieval. You can visit the mountains by hoof or heel! Black Butte Pack Services are ready to take you on a spectacular scenic adventure. Advanced reservations required.
Black Butte Stables operates under a special use permit with the Deschutes National Forest, and is an equal opportunity outdoor recreation service provider.