Horseback Riding in the Beartooth Moutains
The Beartooth Mountains, one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world, are home to breathtaking alpine vistas, glaciers, and rolling tundra plateaus. Skyline offers trail rides and full-day experiences in these beautiful mountains. Trail rides begin and end at the hitching post in front of Skyline's rustic three-story barn on our ranch in Cooke City, Montana. Your guide will lead you across the Clark's Fork River, meander among guardian pines, and traverse the varying terrain that makes up this beautiful area. Breathtaking scenery is all around so keep your eyes open.
Broadwater River Ride (2 hr) Experience the breathtaking beauty of Montana as you embark on a horseback ride into the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness. Cross rivers, streams, and mountain meadows. This ride is suitable for all riding experiences and ages (5+). Skyline has amazing horses for all individuals. Riders will be matched with their horses based on age, weight, experience level, and personality.
Half Day with Lunch (4hr) Enjoy a beautiful ride into the Gallatin National Forrest before enjoying a sack lunch on the shore of Rock Island Lake. After lunch and exploring the area, head back to the ranch. This is a phenomenal experience for anyone and everyone looking to experience the Beartooth Mountains.
Full-day Ride (6hr+) Ride your surefooted horse into the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, traveling to 10,000ft in elevation. Experience wildflower meadows, alpine lakes, waterfalls, and breathtaking views. See the 'big sky' country at its finest! During this full-day ride, clients will traverse high-difficulty trails. This rough ride is perfect for experienced riders or those seeking high adventure. The trails are rocky and steep but beautiful!