Among the many activities you can find at Papago park, one of them is horseback riding. Although you can ride a horse virtually anywhere in the United States, horseback riding near the red buttes in the middle of a unique desert and park will definitely be an exceptional experience. It’s hard to find other places in the United States where you can have access to about 2,000 acres of red Arizona desert. Of course, horseback riding is limited to certain areas, but you’ll still get a unique view. And this is what makes papago park horseback riding a memorable experience – certainly a great local benefit our phoenix az apartments. This is not to say that there aren’t a number of other great reasons to enjoy our Phoenix Arizona apartments, but it’s hard to beat the the feeling of taking a sunset horseback ride around Papago Park. This is another great advantage of living in papago apartments.
Papago Park has several horseback riding options for you -- whether you’re an avid horseback rider, an amateur, or even a first-time rider. You can go on a one or two-hour ride, or you can go into South Mountain Park, Superstition Wilderness, or the Verde or Salt River. The rates can vary based on the business you choose, but you can expect rates to be the following: about one hour of a trail ride can cost about $35-$40 hours, while two hours can cost a little less than twice that much. Sunset rides will generally cost slightly more per hour – for obvious reasons. You can also have riding lessons. Again, there are options for both beginners and more experienced horseback riders. Beginners learn basics such as how to approach the horse, plus the basics of saddling, grooming and bridling. You’ll also learn about some of the basic riding skills and how to communicate with the horse. The more experienced riders can learn how to have more confidence in communicating with the horse and do things such as barrel racing or pole bending.
There are multiple stables and businesses that offer both horseback riding lessons and horseback tours in Tempe, Phoenix and Scottsdale. You shouldn’t have a hard time finding Papago Park stables, but keep in mind that the park does offer more than just horseback riding. It also has the Desert Botanical Gardens, The Museum at Papago Park, several hiking trails and baseball fields. You can also go rock climbing or bouldering at Papago Park. Tempe, AZ, Scottsdale, AZ, and Phoenix, AZ, all can claim at least a portion of Papago Park, since the park is just outside each of those cities. So whether you’re a resident living in our Phoenix apartments or just a visitor, you’re not too far from the Papago Park stables.