Horseback Riding

Riders returning to the Devil's Canyon trailhead.  There are large green cottonwood trees and other vegetation along the trail.
Riders returning to the Devil's Canyon trailhead at Lower Plum Creek.

There are several areas ideal for riding. Plum Creek, Mullinaw Trail, 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. Large 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
  • LEAVE NO TRACE

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
  • This is an unmaintained trail
  • LEAVE NO TRACE
 
Automatic self-filling horse water tank at Plum Creek campgrounds.  It is a sunny day with blue skies.  The horse water tank is yellow.  There is a mesa in the background covered with vegetation.
Automatic self-filling horse water tank at Plum Creek campgrounds

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Last updated: May 18, 2020

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Fritch, TX 79036

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