Giddy Up! Here’s Your Guide to the Best Horseback Riding in Yakima, WA

A vacation is all about having experiences you normally don’t at home! Whether that’s spending one-on-one time with your special someone or traversing a mountain, it’s important to think about what you want out of your next getaway. For the perfect blend of relaxation and excitement, consider horseback riding in Yakima, WA! There are a couple of places near the Inn that we recommend guests go to ride through the natural beauty of our area via horseback. 

When you’re ready to start planning your trip, request access to our Yakima Travel Guide! This free resource has local information about the best ways to relax, explore, and more in Yakima. 

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Top 2 Places to Go for Horseback Riding in Yakima, WA

Horseback riding is a popular activity during summer in Yakima, WA. It’s a great way to take in our area’s natural beauty from a different vantage point! Here are two of our favorite places to go for horseback riding in and around Yakima, WA. 

1. Hart Ranch Stables

Hart Ranch Stables is a 12-minute drive from our Inn and is one of the best places in the area to ride! This ranch offers one-hour-long riding lessons that range from beginner to advanced levels. The staff at Hart Ranch takes great care in matching horses to riders so that everyone has the best possible experience. Hart Ranch has an indoor arena where riders can get comfortable on the horse and learn basic guidance techniques before riding them around the property. 

2. Kinship Trail Rides

Kinship Trail Rides are another great option for horseback riding in Yakima. It’s about a 35-minute drive from the Inn, but it’s worth the trip! Kinship Trail Rides offers half-day trail rides and horseback riding lessons from March 1 through October 31, weather permitting. During your trail ride, riders can observe the native flora and fauna of the area. This includes lush pine and fir trees, elk, bighorn sheep, turkey, and much more!

Trot Back to Birchfield Manor Inn & Restaurant 

Elizabeth Room

Birchfield Manor is the perfect place to rest your muscles after a day of horseback riding in Yakima, WA! Our Yakima bed and breakfast features charming guest rooms, an on-site restaurant, and premier amenities like an on-site pool. Everything you need to rest your mind and body awaits! 

Consider a stay in the Elizabeth Room. This guest room is located in the Main House, which means you’re just steps away from full-service, gourmet breakfast in the restaurant!  The Elizabeth Room boasts a king-size bed, a private bathroom with a double whirlpool tub, and corner windows with views of the pool and our beautifully manicured grounds. 

Check our availability to start planning your trip to Yakima Valley. We can’t wait to welcome you!