Trail head: White Horse Trail

A trail leading into the trees. A sign is just off the right hand edge of the packed dirt trail.
White Horse trailhead near the Rock Creek Horse center is the start of several popular loop hikes

NPS Photo/ R. Maher

Quick Facts
This trail head is located near the Rock Creek Park Horse Center's outdoor riding area. To access the trail head, visitors enter the Rock Creek Horse Center and veer to the left through their small parking area. They will pass a large gray barn on their right. The outdoor riding area is straight ahead and surrounded by fencing. 

Visitors should circle around the left hand side of the riding arena where they will find the trail head. 

This trail is a bridle trail and is meant for both horse and pedestrian traffic. Pets are allowed on the trail but they must be leashed at all times. 

This trail will bring visitors down to Rock Creek where they can access:
Picnic Grove 22
Joaquin Miller Cabin
Milkhouse Ford
Rapids Bridge
Boulder Bridge
and Beach Drive NW.

This trail head is the beginning of the Rapids Bridge Hike following orange markings and the Boulder Bridge Hike following pink markings.

Rock Creek Park

Last updated: March 28, 2021