Take a relaxing outdoor excursion by going on this 3-hour horseback-riding adventure around Blue Mesa Reservoir on Gunnison. First, get matched up with a horse that’s perfect for your experience level, and then follow your guide and the trail around the reservoir. Take in stunning sights of the blue waters and green landscape. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture and bring home the Colorado beauty.
3-hour horseback-riding adventure around Blue Mesa Reservoir in Gunnison
Hop on a mustang matched to your experience level
Take in views of the Blue Mesa Reservoir and the Curecanti National Recreation Area
Must weigh 250 pounds (113 kg) or less to go on this adventure
This 3-hour horseback-riding adventure begins bright and early at 8am. Make sure to show up a little bit before your departure time at Ferro’s Blue Mesa Ranch.
Meet with your guide, and get matched up with a mustang horse that fits well with your horseback-riding experience level. If you’re going on this journey as a family, and you’d like your young child to ride with you, accommodations can be arranged.
Set out following your guide along a trail that takes you around the Blue Mesa Reservoir. Along the ride, take in beautiful sights of the lake and the Colorado landscape. You can even see parts of the the Curecanti National Recreation Area.
As your adventure starts to come to an end, your horse takes you to the edge of the lake, and you’ll finish up in the cottonwoods that are watered by a meandering steam. Then, head back to Ferro’s Blue Mesa Ranch to say goodbye to your horse and your guide.