Horseback Riding

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Horseback riding is allowed at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. There are many trails and marked backcountry roads perfect for riding with only a few limitations (see below).
 

The use of horses or pack animals is allowed on the following trails routes or areas:

Horses and pack animals may be ridden or used throughout the recreation area except in picnic areas, campgrounds and:

  • Boulder Beach, along the beach from the Causeway/Dive Park south to Special Events Beach.
  • Callville Bay 1/4 mile from the developed area along the beach.
  • Echo Bay 1/4 mile north of the launch ramp along the beach to the launch ramp not including the road way.
  • Temple Bar 1/4 mile on each side of the launch ramp along the beach area.
  • Katherine Landing along the beach in the areas known as South Telephone Cove.
  • Cottonwood Cove along the beach within the harbor limits not including the road or paved areas.
  • Willow Beach from the fish hatchery to the south parking lot not including the roadway.
    Please stop by the Lake Mead Visitor Center for suggestions.

 
 
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Go to the Map page to view Backcountry road maps for trail opportunities.

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