TRAIL RIDING IN BIG SOUTH FORK
If you have never ridden the horse trails in the Big South Fork, you are missing out. There are over 180 miles of horse trails available throughout the Big South Fork that provide access to many of the park's scenic features and natural beauty. All the trails are clearly marked and easy to follow; just look for the red blaze or signage. The trails are very well maintained and vary in both length and degree of difficulty. Some are short, easy day rides; others are strenuous loops that may take several days to complete when ridden in their entirety. Access to the Big South Fork Trails is just one trail mile away. Ride along a private, well maintained trail, just one mile long, and access the Cumberland Valley Trail Head. The most centrally located Trail Head in Big South Fork. Or, you can head out back to Salt Pine and Yellow Face if you are looking for more challenging trails. The trails near True West campground invite you and your horse to kick up your heels and enjoy a good canter, fast gait, or leisurely pace. You'll want to try them all.
EASY TRAIL ACCESS
True West is centrally located to access the horseback riding trails in Big South Fork in several directions. Ride to Charit Creek Lodge, Leatherwood Ford Overlook, Sawtooth Overlook, Wild Cat Den, O&W Railroad Bed, and Bandy Creek, just to name a few. The trails are mostly in the woods, along creeks and ridge lines. This makes for very pleasant conditions, even in summer.
OVER 120,000 ACRES
It is impossible to access all of Big South Fork's 120,000 acres from one location. Arrangements can be made at True West to trailer you and your horses to trail heads in other parts of the park which have limited access if you like. We are happy to answer any questions you have about the trails and where to ride.