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National Park Gateway Stables

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4600 Fall River Road, Estes Park, CO 80517-9219
+1 970-586-5269
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Four Hour Ride!

Our family (myself, husband & 2 teenagers) chose to take the 4 hour trail ride. My oldest has a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kim B
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Minnesota
Great ride

We had a wonderful experience with our ride. My husband and 19 year old daughter went for a 2 hour... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tracye B
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Saddle up with our horses and guide as we ride through the scenic trails and meadows in the Colorado Rockies. We offer a range of tours from a two-hour ride which includes beautiful points of interest like Fall River, Hidden Meadow and the enchanting Horseshoe Park. Along with four and six-hour tours, we also offer a full-day experience for the most adventurous spirits that explores the Roaring River, Ypsilon Lake and the historic Lawn Lake. Bring snacks and water for the ride, or join us for our Dinner Ride which includes a ride through Rocky Mountain National Park and a dinner at the Trailhead Restaurant. As part of a family business with over 40 years of experience, we pride ourselves on the care and love we have for our horses, these mountains and your safety and experience. Join us soon for a unique western adventure soon!
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hour ride” (229 reviews)
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“well taken care” (26 reviews)
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4600 Fall River Road, Estes Park, CO 80517-9219
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family (myself, husband & 2 teenagers) chose to take the 4 hour trail ride. My oldest has a love for horses and this was on her "must-do" list while we were on vacation. Bryce was our guide. Very friendly and personable. Asked my girls...More

Thank Kim B
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Jessie K, Owner at National Park Gateway Stables, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the review, Kim! It's so great to see you and your family had such a nice time at our stables. We always want our guests to feel welcome and well taken care of during their time with us, and it's always wonderful to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience with our ride. My husband and 19 year old daughter went for a 2 hour ride farther up in the rocky mountains I was a bit apprehensive after reading a few horror stories on the review. But they put us...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My family of four reserved a 10:00 am 2-hour ride. The guides take your experience level into consideration to match you with an appropriate horse. Tasha, our tour guide, was friendly and knowledgeable. She was able to give great recommendations for hiking in Estes Park/Rocky...More

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Jessie K, Owner at National Park Gateway Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to write to us! We always love seeing when our riders have a great time on our horses. We always do our best to make sure everyone feels safe, confident, and comfortable on the horses we pair them with, so...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally enjoyed our 6 hour ride with Bryce. Bryce is extremely knowledgeable as well as personable. The scenery, trail and horses met and exceeded every expectation! Bucket List item fulfilled. I would recommend this as the ride to go on to enjoy the Rockies first...More

Thank Debbie R
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Jessie K, Owner at National Park Gateway Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for the stars, Debbie! So great to see you all enjoyed your time on the trail with Bryce. Bryce is a great guide, and we'll be sure to pass along your kind words. Hope you'll have another chance to explore the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time on our four hour ride. Eric was our guide and he was great. It was fun going through the river and up and down the narrow trails through the mountains. The view was breathtaking. Make sure you bring a bottle...More

Thank taylorandcortsmom
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Jessie K, Owner at National Park Gateway Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the stars! We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us. We'll make sure Eric sees your kind words, and we hope you'll come see us again soon! All the best, National Park Gateway Stables

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is AWESOME!! Initially, I went to the stable in person and then I called them later on the phone to make the reservation. Each person I talked to was extremely kind and helpful. I hadn't been on a horse in 30 years and...More

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Jessie K, Owner at National Park Gateway Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for sharing feedback on your experience, Susie! We appreciate you taking the time to write about your first time back on the horse, and it's so great to see you felt so well taken care of by our staff and horses....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough about this trip and this guide. Kali was very sweet, attentive and informative. The horses were so much fun. Truly the BEST way to experience the beauty of the National Park!!!

Thank Anthony C
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Jessie K, Owner at National Park Gateway Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate the kind words, Anthony! We couldn't agree with you more -- we just can't get enough of it and we're glad you got a taste. Hope you'll make it back our way again soon! All the best, National Park Gateway Stables

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a nice ride. We chose the 2 hour one. Easy to get to the stables and a nice gift shop and restaurant right next door. The stay match you up pretty well with the horse that should fit you and the type of...More

Thank Kelly W
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Jessie K, Owner at National Park Gateway Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate you taking the time to write about your experience in greater detail, Kelly. We're glad you all enjoyed your time overall, but we'll meet with the team to make sure we're always putting our guests before ourselves at all times. We want to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic experience! They are a busy stable and hard to get ahold of on the phone. We went to the stable itself to schedule and they were able to accommodate us for the next day. One of the wranglers was managing the...More

Thank Chris V
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Jessie K, Owner at National Park Gateway Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate you taking the time to write about your experience in greater detail, Chris. It's always wonderful to hear from our guests -- thank you! From start to finish, you should always expect respectful and attentive service. Afterall, we work hard to make sure...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I want to send a shout out to National Park Gateway stables and also to Cowpoke corner. Both of these places are amazing! My dad and I Are from Iowa and decided to take a trip to both of these stables. The first day was...More

Thank caitlin h
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Jessie K, Owner at National Park Gateway Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate the shoutout, Caitlin! We're so glad you and your dad had such a great time on the trail with our staff. We work hard to create a memorable and exciting adventure for anyone eager to get outside and get well acquainted with the...More

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Staccey
14 September 2017|
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Response from Jake S | Reviewed this property |
It is paved, but is only level on one end, so you might need to take a little extra care in choosing a spot for your motorcycle.
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warrior193
6 September 2017|
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Response from KevinsGirls | Reviewed this property |
One of the wranglers told me it was a summer season gig so I think it is closed now but call them to find out.
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Jewelbug28
26 April 2017|
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Response from Max A |
The weight limit at the national park gateway stable is 280 lbs
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