Equestrian Trails in Northern California

These pages document publicly accessible equestrian trails with a web page including driving directions, information on parking and facilities, type and difficulty of trails, and some photos. If you know of any good public equestrian trails, and you would like to contribute to this project, please email info and even photos to trails@NorCalEquest.com.

Tehama County

Butte County

Glenn County

Lake County

Marin County

Placer County

Trinity County

Santa Cruz County

Shasta County

Sonoma County


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  • Need a place to ride out of the wet weather??
    Horse Run Equestrian Center covered arena. 
    Location:  89 Horse Run Lane,  Chico.   
    Open from 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM.   
    $15.00 per horse per visit or $65.00 per horse per monthly use.   (multiple horses?? - call for arrangements)  
    Need liability release signed and on file. 
    NO DOGS!!   
    Please call first:   Diane Ratekin 530-624-3818
  • Wade Arena out by Butte College (corner of Hwy 70). 
    Day use starts at $10. 
    You can reach Lyndia at 530-990-4111.
  • Highland Springs Equestrian Center
  • Loomis Basin Horseman's Arena is a free community riding arena open to the public, no membership required. Anyone can park outside the gate entrance with plenty of room for multiple rigs or purchase a key to the large parking area from the club for $5. Large well drained sand arena with sprinklers is a great place for anyone (no group organizations unless with permit) to use. Small upper arena is also available. LBH Arena is located at the Loomis Basin Community Park Off King Road and Ong Place (was Winters Rd), Loomis California - LBH Arena Events