Horseback Riding

Tourne Park

Size: 
547 acres

Location

Tourne County Park
McCafferty Lane
Denville, NJ 07834
United States
40° 54' 32.5224" N, 74° 26' 47.2524" W

Tourne County Park is part of the Morris County Park System and has portions located in Boonton, Denville and Mountain Lakes, NJ. Hiking is a popular activity within the park and the Yellow Trail offers scenic views at the Top of Tourne. The trails are also used for biking and horseback riding.

During the winter months, Tourne park is a popular place for cross country skiing. A portion of McCafferty Lane is gated to vehicular traffic and is used as a sledding hill.

Loantaka Brook Reservation

Size: 
744 acres

Location

Loantaka Brook Reservation
223 Loantaka Way
Green Village, NJ 07935
United States
Phone: (973) 326-7600
40° 45' 12.456" N, 74° 26' 34.35" W

Loantaka Brook Reservation is a county park within the Morris County Park System in New Jersey. A major feature of the park is its namesake brook which winds among the paths. Loantaka Brook Reservation features 744 acres with over 8 miles of trails for hiking, biking, jogging, horseback riding and cross-country skiing.

The Reservation comprises four main sections, which include Helen Hartley Jenkins Woods section, the Kitchell Road section, the Seaton Hackney Stables and the South Street section.

Malibu Creek State Park

Size: 
7000 acres

Location

Malibu Creek State Park
1925 Las Virgenes Rd
Calabasas, CA 91302
United States
Phone: (818) 880-0367
34° 6' 6.678" N, 118° 42' 41.022" W

Malibu Creek State Park is located in the Santa Monica Mountains in Southern California. The land was formerly owned by 20th Century Fox Studios and was used to film a number of movies and television shows, including Love Me Tender, Planet of the Apes, Daniel Boone and M*A*S*H. Prior to being owned by 20th Century Fox, the land was the Crags Country Club which offered wealthy members hunting, fishing, tennis and other recreation. The land was acquired by the state in 1974 to be converted into a park, however filming has continued on the land.

Ocala National Forest

Size: 
430447 acres

Location

Ocala National Forest
3199 NE CR 315
Silver Springs, FL 34488
United States
Phone: (352) 625-2520
29° 13' 7.032" N, 82° 0' 54.6948" W

Ocala National Forest is located in central Florida north of Orlando. It is the southernmost national forest in the continental United States and the second largest in Florida. It was established in 1908 and is the oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River. Ocala protects the largest contiguous sand pine forest in the world and has over 600 lakes, rivers and springs.

Blue Knob State Park

Size: 
6128 acres

Location

Blue Knob State Park
124 Park Road
Imler, PA 16655
United States
Phone: (814) 276-3576
40° 17' 20.9724" N, 78° 35' 22.3188" W

Located in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, Blue Knob State Park provides a scenic destination within 25 miles of Altoona, Bedford and Johnstown. The park is named for Blue Knob, the second-highest peak within Pennsylvania. The park's elevation is higher than the surrounding area and snowfalls average 12 feet annually.

Jekyll Island

Size: 
5700 acres

Location

Jekyll Island
214 Stable Road
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
United States
Phone: (877) 453 - 5955
31° 3' 38.142" N, 81° 25' 12.9684" W

Jekyll Island is a barrier island on Georgia's coast that is located midway between Savannah and Jacksonville, Florida. The island is owned by state of Georgia and operated by the Jekyll Island Authority. Development is limited to 35 percent of the island, preserving most of it as native ecosystem.

Mahlon Dickerson Reservation

Size: 
3200 acres

Location

Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
955 Weldon Road
Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
United States
Phone: (973) 326-7631
41° 0' 39.4308" N, 74° 33' 49.6908" W

Mahlon Dickerson Reservation is located in Jefferson Township, New Jersey and is the largest park in the Morris County park system. A major feature of the park is the Headley Overlook, which is one of the highest points in the county park system. The highest point within Morris County is located along the Pine Swamp Trail and is 1395 feet above sea level.

Grand Canyon National Park

Size: 
1217262 acres

Location

Grand Canyon National Park
2 Albright Ave
Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023
United States
Phone: (928) 638-7888
36° 3' 9.1656" N, 112° 8' 23.7012" W

Grand Canyon National Park is located in Coconino and Mohave counties, Arizona and protects over 1.2 million acres of the famous Grand Canyon. The canyon is a massive gorge formed by the Colorado River and is considered on of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The Grand Canyon is 277 miles long, 18 miles across at its widest and up to a mile deep.

Grand Canyon National Park was created in 1919 and is the United States 15-oldest national park. Over 4 million people visit the park annually to view the natural wonders of the canyon.

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Size: 
70448 acres

Location

Theodore Roosevelt National Park
315 2nd Avenue
Medora, ND 58645
United States
Phone: (701) 623-4730
46° 54' 56.7792" N, 103° 31' 28.254" W

Theodore Roosevelt National Park is located in the badlands of western North Dakota. The park is named for the 26th President of the United States who is well regarded as a conservationist. The park has three sections: the Elkhorn Ranch Unit, the North Unit and the South Unit. The Little Missouri River winds through all three units and the Maah Daah Hey Trail connects all three units of the park.

Wind Cave National Park

Size: 
28291 acres

Location

Wind Cave National Park
26611 US Highway 385
Hot Springs, SD 57747
United States
Phone: (605) 745-4600
43° 29' 30.8544" N, 103° 27' 40.0644" W

Wind Cave National Park is located in western South Dakota. It was the seventh National Park to be established in the United States and the first cave to be designated a national park anywhere in the world. Wind Cave is the fifth-longest cave system in the world and 137 miles of caves have been explored. Above ground are mixed-grass prairie and ponderosa pine forest which provide habitat for a range of wildlife.