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Sonoma Horseback-Riding Tour

  • Sonoma horseback ride
  • Ride at a gentle pace with a guide from the Ranch at Lake Sonoma along the Southlake Trail
  • Enjoy views from the top of Skaggs Vista
Sonoma Horseback-Riding Tour
From US$119.00
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Take in the scenery of California wine country on a horseback ride in Sonoma County. With a guide, you'll have the chance to admire the vineyards of Dry Creek Valley and the waters of Lake Sonoma as you traverse the rolling wilderness on horseback.
What to Expect
Starting at The Ranch at Lake Sonoma, this guided ride moves along at a gentle pace on the Southlake Trail.

You will ride through a meadow and up a hill to the top of Skaggs Vista for miles, to observe the stunning wilderness and to get a peekaboo view of the left arm of Lake.

Looping back down to the Ranch making a figure 8, you will continue on to the "Overlook Mountain." The mountain is one of the highest locations in Northern Sonoma County and looks down upon hundreds of acres of vineyards in Dry Creek Valley and beyond. From the mountain, you can see Dry Creek Valley, Alexander Valley, Mt. St. Helena, and the Geysers.

You will then continue through a redwood forest and ride underneath "The Overlook" (a wooden structure built by the U.S. Army Corps). You might even catch a glimpse of local wildlife, including whitetail deer, wild turkeys, grey squirrels, jack rabbits, and bald eagles.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wonderful way to wrap up our honeymoon!

We had a great time seeing Lake Sonoma and surrounding area via horseback at the Ranch at Lake Sonoma as part of our honeymoon. The owners were wonderful and are very vested in the area and their horses. During our visit, they were in the...More

Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Wow! What an unbelievable experience

My daughter and I joined a small group for a trail ride for an hour up to a beautiful viewing spot. Nikki was a great host, the horses were in great condition and very well behaved and the ranch is in a special location overlooking...More

Thank jamesclarry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
One of the most beautiful experiences I have ever had.

The horse back riding was the highlight of my trip to Sonoma/Napa Valley. The owner who took us on the tour had a lot of knowledge on the surrounding area of her Ranch and knew names of trees, bushes, etc. that we passed on the...More

Thank lyndahatfield
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
If I could give a higher rating, I would

I can not say enough nice stuff about Nikki. I made numerous calls to Nikki asking many questions. Nikki always got back to me in a timely manner and she was always very nice. She answered all my questions in such a positive manner. She...More

Thank nuggetdlm
Reviewed 22 June 2018
Phenomenal Views! Incredible Horses! Informative and Kind Guides!

My boyfriend and I took a horseback ride here for my birthday weekend and had an incredible time. Their newly renovated barn is beautiful and all the horses are very handsome, gentle, and kind. They really took our experience levels into consideration when assigning us...More

Thank emsatchell
Nikki B, Manager at The Ranch at Lake Sonoma, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

What a nice review, thank you so much! We appreciate the time you took to write about our operation and hope to see you back at the Ranch soon!

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