Shenandoah Riding Center

Those looking for a fun and unusual outdoor activity to enjoy during their Galena getaway should consider a visit to Shenandoah Riding Center. The popular equine destination offers trail rides, riding lessons, wagon rides, and related activities for all ages and experience levels. Best of all, their just ten minutes away from Hawk Valley Retreat and Cottages!

The Galena area offers a wide variety of options for anyone looking to get out into the great outdoors. Hiking, biking, river rafting, paddle boarding, alpine slides, and more are all readily available.

For a truly unique experience, however, there’s nothing quite like exploring the area with a guided horseback ride.

Shenandoah Riding Center

Shenandoah Riding Center is located at 200 N Brodrecht Road in Galena, just ten minutes south of Hawk Valley Retreat. The Center’s location in The Galena Territory provides over 40 miles of scenic and tranquil trail riding opportunities.

Shenandoah Riding Center offers trail riding experiences for all skill levels. First timers will enjoy the guided experience, complete with detailed instructions on how to ride. The Intermediate Trail Ride offers a chance for more experienced riders to enjoy a trot or canter along the trail. The center’s staff of highly experienced professionals will be close by to make sure you have both a fun and a safe ride.

Trail riding at Shenandoah Riding Center

Other trail riding options include evening rides, marina rides, coffee rides, mimosa rides, and many others. The center also offers riding lessons. Anyone planning to ride will need close-toed shoes. Long pants are also recommended and helmets are available, free of charge.

While horseback riding is Shenandoah’s main focus, that’s not all you can do here. The center also provides wagon rides (with adult beverage, no less!) along with a variety of both seasonal and special attractions. These include Team Building events, Sip and Paints, a Harvest Hoedown, Farm Fun Days, and more.

So go ahead, podner. Clamber up into the saddle and hit the trail to soak up some of that scenic countryside from the back of a friendly, pleasantly moseying horse. When you’re done, it’s just a quick, ten minute drive back to the quiet comforts of your accommodations at Hawk Valley Retreat, the nature lovers bed and breakfast. The makings of a perfect day!

Visit the Shenandoah Riding Center website for more information. You can also find the Center on Facebook.