Horseback Riding

Riders returning to the Devil's Canyon trailhead
Riders returning to the Devil's Canyon trailhead at Lower Plum Creek.

There are several areas ideal for riding. Plum Creek and McBride Canyon have corrals and lots of dirt roads and trails.

McBRIDE CANYON & MULLINAW TRAILS SYSTEM
Located southeast of the lake off State Highway 136. Cottonwood trees provide shade. Dirt road can become impassable for motor vehicles during and after rain.

  • NO drinking water; No flush toilets/vault-evaporator toilets ONLY
  • State historic marker at McBride ranch house
  • Picnic tables, grills
  • Horse corrals at Mullinaw Trails campground area
  • Clck here for Mullinaw Trails map

PLUM CREEK
Located on southwest side of lake off FM 1913. Devil's Canyon Trail is for beginners through experienced horseback riders, as well as hikers and mountain bikers. This area contains some shade trees.

  • NO potable drinking water (for human use); No flush toilets/vault-evaporator toilets only
  • Picnic tables, grills
  • Horse corrals
  • Automatic self-filling horse-water tank
  • Trails maintained with assistance from Crown of Texas Arabian Horse Club. Click here for more information
 
Plum Creek 2
Automatic self-filling horse water tank at Plum Creek campgrounds

NPS photos

Last updated: April 16, 2018

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Fritch, TX 79036

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