Horseback Riding Trails in Michigan

Trail Riders Trail Resources in Oakland County

Oakland County Michigan offers some of the best horseback riding trails in michigan that connect to other counties and through our combined efforts have allowed Michigan to have a trail system that allows trail riding throughout the State of Michigan. The following are resources to find trails for your trail riding adventures. The links open in a new page so that you will not lose your place.

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Horseback Riding Trails and Maps (Scan the whole page to view all the public park horse trails):

Addison Oaks – Horseback Trail Map (PDF)  << Click for Map

Addison Oaks is a scenic 1,140-acre park in northeast Oakland County with two lakes and spring-fed ponds.

Addison Oaks has 9.42 miles of trail for equestrian use at:
1480 West Romeo Rd, Leonard, MI 48367 (9 miles North of Rochester)

(Addison Oaks East is east of Walker Road, north of Romeo Road and west of Rochester Road; parking is on Romeo Road east of Walker Road)
Phone: 248-693-2432

Hours: Camping season – Contact Station opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 9 p.m. The park is open year-round; closed Christmas Day. During the off-season, park is open 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset.
Daily pass or annual vehicle permit required. Permits are not always available at the park.

You can purchase an Annual Vehicle permit online here >>

 

 Highland Oaks – Horseback Riding Trail Map – (PDF) << Click for Map

Highland Oaks County Park, located in Highland Township in northwestern Oakland County, was established in 2007. The 302-acre park preserves sensitive habitat while providing equestrian trails and other recreational opportunities. Highland Oaks features picturesque rolling hills, wetlands and old pastures in the headwaters of the Shiawassee River.

Located at:
Highland Oaks County Park
6555 Milford Rd
Holly, MI 48842

248-858-0906

Hours
Park hours are approximately 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset. Park is open year-round.

Equestrian trailers are allowed only in the northern parking lot which is designated equestrian trailer parking area accessible via N. Milford Road, 1/2 mile north of White Lake Road

 

Rose Oaks – Horseback Riding Trail Map – (PDF) << Click for Map

Rose Oaks Park preserves 640 acres of gently rolling open meadows and wooded uplands, including approximately 200 acres of valuable wetlands and frontage on several glacial lakes within the site.

10400 Fish Lake Road
Holly, MI 48442
248-858-0906

Hours
Approximately 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset, or as posted at entrance.

Designated parking areas on Fish Lake Road and Buckhorn Lake Road include direct fishing and carry-in boat access.

Daily pass or annual vehicle permit required. Permits are not always available at the park.

You can purchase an Annual Vehicle permit online here >>

 

Pontiac Lake Recreation Area Horseback Riding Trails Map (PDF) << Click for Map

Pontiac Lake Recreation Area, with 3,745 acres of a mixture of marshes, ponds, heavy forests, old farm fields, river bottom and lakes that support a variety of animals and excellent hunting. Designated trails throughout the recreation area are available for horseback riding, hiking and mountain biking.

The Pontiac Lake Recreation area offers horse camping in addition to the 17 miles of equestrian trails.

7800 Gale Road
Waterford, MI 48327

Phone: 248-666-1020

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