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Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

It’s been said that the best thing for the inside of a man is the outside of a horse. Here in Buffalo, you can find out just how true that statement really is! Many of our popular out-of-town hiking trails double as amazing horseback riding trails. Whether you’ve got your own cavvy (a group of ranch horses) or would like to take a day ride with an outfitter, we’ve got you covered.

Horseback Riding
Bud Love Wildlife Habitat Management Area

This hidden gem winds through 7,900 acres with a stunning canyon up the face to Firebox Park, with trail loops through Rock and Keno Creeks.
Where: Two entrances: 6 miles northwest of town on French Creek Road, 2 miles in on North Sayles Creek
Great For: Horseback Riding, Hiking, Biking and Fishing
Expect: Fewer People, Incredible Views, Gorgeous Canyon Hike up the Face
Popular: Firebox Park, Rock and Keno Creeks

Circle Park Trailhead

Where: FS Road 20, 13 miles west on Highway 16
Great For: Horseback Riding, Hiking and Fishing
Expect: Heavy Use, Stunning Views, Camping, Horse Trailer Parking, Hitching Racks 
Popular: Sherd Lake – 1.8 miles | Rainy Lake – 6 miles | Willow Lake – 8 miles

Hunter Corrals

Follow a long, gradual trail to the historic monument and wreckage of a military bomber that crashed there in 1943 at Bomber Mountain.

Where: FS Road 19, 12 miles west of Buffalo on Highway 16
Great For: Horseback Riding, Hiking and Fishing
Expect: Corral Hosts for Horse and Trail Advice, Camping, Temporary Corrals  
Popular: Seven Brothers Lakes – 8 miles | Florence Pass/Bomber Mountain 

Elgin Park Trailhead

Elgin Park Trailhead has horse camping amenities and accesses several non-motorized trails excellent for day rides.

Where: From Buffalo, take Hwy 16 west for about 17 miles to Forest System Road (FSR) 22. Turn left onto FSR 22 and turn left onto FSR 460, then left onto FSR 372 and then left onto FSR 397.
Great For: Horseback Riding 
Expect: Several Non-motorized Trails for Riding and Hiking

For more maps, locations, gear and tips, reach out to the experts.

Wyoming Office of Outdoor Recreation

Check out the WONDER Map.

Outdoor Recreation Pathfinder

For free, personalized fishing information, contact an Outdoor Recreation Pathfinder at

U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management

High Plains District Office 
1425 Fort Street, Buffalo, WY

U.S. Forest Service

Powder River Ranger District 
1415 Fort Street, Buffalo, WY

The Sports Lure

The Sports Lure
66 South Main Street, Buffalo Wy

Horseback Riding
Horseback Riding