There is no better way to see Big Bend than from the back of a horse. Horse rides as short as one hour in length are available right outside Big Bend National Park in Study Butte. For the more adventurous trips from 3 hours to multi-day camping trips are available in Big Bend Ranch State Park.

Local Outfitters offer rides from two hours to several days in length. There is no better way to see Big Bend than from the back of a horse.

 Big Bend Stables, On TX 118, just south of the junction of TX 170 and TX 118. 1-800-887-4331 or local 371-3064

Lajitas Stables, TX 170, 3 miles west of Lajitas in Big Bend Ranch State Park 1-800-887-4331 or local 371-3064

Equestrian Center at Lajitas Resort and Spa, TX 170 approx 17 miles west of junction TX 170 and TX 118,432-424-5190

Some operators may stable horses overnight for those who bring their own. Big Bend National Park has limited facilities for private horses inside the park, check out Horse Rules for the latest info.

Laughing Horse Retreat sits on 217 stunning acres just off of Highway 118 near Terlingua. 3 bedrooms, 3 beds a nice porch along with horse corrals as well as 20 acre fenced for folks who want to bring their own horses to Big Bend. 855-224-4236