Outdoor Adventure

Horseback Riding

Are you a city slicker who has always dreamed of hitting the trails on horseback or spending time on a dude ranch? How about donning a cowboy hat and chaps and watching a rodeo? If these experiences appeal to you, then Arizona is the place for you.

Guided horseback ride on the bottom of Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
Horseback Riding in the Grand Canyon


Dude Ranches

Ever thought about taking a few days off to play cowboy or cowgirl? Arizona Dude Ranches can make that happen. Campfire cookouts, horseback rides, ranch life are all waiting for you and your family to experience. So, Cowboy Up!


The Old West

While the Old-West period only lasted 30 years, the mystique of the period remains. Cowboys, American Indians, settlers, prospectors, card sharks and gunfighters live on in our imaginations, movies, streaming-series and stories. The good news for devotees, experiencing the Old West is still possible in Arizona.

Horseback Riding

McDowell Sonoran Conservancy

The nonprofit McDowell Sonoran Conservancy manages the McDowell Sonoran Preserve in partnership with the City of Scottsdale. More than 650...

Horseback Riding

Old West Stables at The Grand Canyon Western Ranch

Our rides vary in length starting at 30 minutes, for beginner to advanced-level riders. We even have pony and wagon rides for children! We...

Horseback Riding

Rancho de la Osa

Rancho De La Osa is a sportsman's paradise situated on 590 acres and surrounded by an additional 120,000 acres of National Wildlife Refuge....

Horseback Riding

Spur Cross Stables

Spur Cross Stables is a guided horseback-riding ranch located on the site of an 1870s gold mine near Cave Creek -- just north of...

Horseback Riding

Tanque Verde Ranch

Tanque Verde Ranch is one of America's top old-time cattle and guest ranches. We're located on 60,000 acres of Tucson's most breathtaking...

Horseback Riding

Walking X Ranch

The Walking X Ranch is a last frontier wrangling camp nestled in the mountains of rural Arizona. Run by two lifelong cowboys, AZ Horse...

Horseback Riding

White Stallion Ranch

At White Stallion Ranch, the personal touch and hospitality of a traditional dude ranch are carefully blended with the service and...