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Boise National Forrest
Emmett: 25 miles, camping??, PH 208-365-7000

Bruneau Dunes State Park
Mountain Home: 16 miles, PH 208-366-7819

Caribou National Forest
Pacatello: 154 miles, camping?? PH 208-236-7500

Harriman State Park
Island Park: 20 Miles, PH 208-558-7368

Hells Gate State Park
Lewiston: 10 miles PH 208-799-5015

Heyburn State Park
Plummer: 12 miles PH 208-686-1308

Sawtooth National Recreation Area
Ketchum: send info. PH 208-726-7672

Payette National Forest
Planning a summer horseback riding trip to Idaho? Be sure to ride in Valley and Idaho Counties. Every trail leads to a Creek, River or lake, water is always available. The trails vary dramatically, study the trail maps and choose carefully. Consider the ability of you and your horse. Some trails allow atv's so if your horse is spooky avoid those. The views are breathtaking and the fishing is always great. Camping with your horse is generally not a problem. Bring mosquito repellent, fishing gear and a camera to capture all the wildlife along the trail. Lightening storms are not uncommon in the area, be sure to include rain gear in your saddlebags. Both counties are old gold mining areas so you will see old grave sites. log cabins and some remaining artifacts. Indians hunted and fished both areas extensevely. Arrorwheads are commonly found at various Indian camp sites but please, leave them where you find them so the next rider can share the excitement of seeing them. Panning for gold may still be an option. Motel accomedations and horse stables are readly avaible if you don't want to rough it. Contact the Payette National Forest in Valley County, McCall, Idaho at 208-634-0700 or visit their web site at http://www.fs.fed.us/r4/payette/main.html

Contact Nez Perse National Forest in Idaho County, Riggins, Idaho at 208-983-1950 or visit their web site at
http://www.fs.fed.us/r1/nezperce/ Click Here

Another very good resource web site for the rest of Idaho is
http://www.visitid.org/outdoor/index.html Click Here

Happy trails to you, perhaps we will meet on the trail in summer.
Submitted by: Sheri Terrazas Click Here

Nez Perse National
Contact Nez Perse National Forest in Idaho County, Riggins, Idaho at 208-983-1950 or visit their web site at
http://www.fs.fed.us/r1/nezperce/ Click Here
Submitted by: Sheri Terrazas Click Here

Pottersfield (Horse Boarding and Breaking)
Pottersfield: We have a ten acre ranch set up to accomodate up to twenty horses with more paddocks and barns being added this spring. This is a complete horse facility. We are close to hundreds of miles of trails on forest service land. We have two r.v. hook ups and camping spots available. We are close to lake Pend Orielle and the Clark Fork river for great fishing and are surrounded by some of the best hunting areas in the state. We are only six miles from a town with groceries and gas and there is a wonderful lodge just two miles from us for those who want a little more comfort.
The closest big town would be Sandpoint Idaho which is about thirty miles from us. Take highway 200 east out of Sandpoint to Clark Fork. Take a right at the Conoco. Go about seven miles out River Rd. We are on the right. The sign says Pottersfield (Horse Boarding and Breaking). Our phone number is 208-266-0330

Submitted by: Thalia Potter Click Here

Cub River Guest Ranch
Take advantage of the many activities INCLUDING 350 MILES OF ATV TRAILS, HORSE TRAILS, AND SNOWMOBILE TRAILS, Click on the side buttons above for RV Park, Things to Do, Winter Activities, Photos, Location of the Guest Ranch, and more.
Breathe plenty of fresh air while listening to the bubbling splendor of the Cub River next to the Forest.

The Guest Ranch offers fun and excitement for groups of any age. Great year-round facilities and activities.
Hiking, biking, horseback riding, or just relax around the pool in the afternoon, or around the campfires in the evening. Horse, ATV, and Snowmobile rentals available!

1942 No. Deer Cliff Road Preston, Idaho 83263 (8.5 miles up Cub River Canyon) 208-852-2124 Cub River Guest Ranch Click Here

Farragut State Park
Farragut State Park is located 30 miles north of Coeur d� Alene, Idaho on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho�s largest lake. Easily accessible: 30 miles North of Coeur d� Alene on Hwy 95. At Athol, take HWY 54, 4 miles to the park.
Located on 4,000 acres, the park offers horse trails, day use and horse camping.
Overnight or longer stays available. Campsites include sturdy wood corrals, water, toilets (in some locations) and ample parking space for large rigs.
Trails are well maintained, clearly marked and maps are available at the park headquarters.
Day trail ride use: $4.00 Beautiful, easy to ride trails take you through open meadows and deep, dense forests. Outside of the park, ask about the Bernard Peak Ride, as well.
For more information and reservations; (208) 683-2425.

Web Page Farragut State Park Click Here
Submitted By: Cindy Oswald Click Here

Bruneau Dunes State Park
I ride this area extensivly during the winter. Much to hot to ride after the middle of May (in a hot year) through to middle of Sept. Tempertures are always 10 degrees hotter on a sunny day. While this make for a hot summer ride it is wonderful on a winter day. They now offer a equestrian parking area with a bathroom and a covered picinic area, picinic tables and horse ties. There are also two horse pens but made of wood not metal.
You can also park there overnight and is a great moonlight ride area. With a full moon you throw a pretty good shadow. I'd call and see what the weather was but I ride it most weekends in the winter months, no shoes required, good workout for horses (lots of sand) and three pretty good rides { distances of 7, 12 and 14 apx}.
Regular State Park fees apply.

Submitted By: Candy Farley Click Here

Cloud Nine Stables LLC
Lake Coeur d'Alene, Handy facility 5 minutes off I-90 overlooking beautiful Lake Coeur d'Alene.
We offer overnight & short stay facilities for both horse and rider with plenty of riding trails off the ranch and within short hauling distance. Water/electric hookup for campers, LQ trailers.
Web Page Cloud Nine Stables LLC Click Here

Jeff & Terry McDonald-Barber
E. 7315 Borley Road
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814
1-208-659-2976

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Layover Hosts for your horse or mule. (No Trail access)


Rodeo Grounds, Fair Grounds, B and B's, Horse Motels, Private residences


Campgrounds, ranches and trail ride places are also Overnight hosts. The places listed here are "OVERNIGHT ONLY".


This is a link to B & B Online,   Bed and Breakfast with equine accommodations

Milo Erekson
Declo: 200 N. Hwy. 77 83323. pen, pasture, arena, trails, B&B rooms, camper hookup 1/4 mile away. phone for reservations 208-654-2085
E-mail Lisa Erekson Click Here

Creek Side Ranch B&B , Carol Sherman
Kimberly: 3324 Oregon Trail Lane, 83341, Ph 208-423-6340. stalls, pens, feed.

Aspenbreak Stables
Kuna: 10 indoor stalls, turnout's, arena, trails and trailer parking.
motels nearby. John and Karen Vehlow - owners.
Ph 208-922-4563. 330 N. Eagle Road, 83634.
E-mail Karen J. Vehlow Click Here

Kingston 5 Ranch B & B
Kingston: Located in the Silver Valley of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho - 2 hours West of Missoula, MT & 1 hour East of Spokane, WA. Easy freeway access & trailer friendly.
Facilities: 5 acres containing 5 pastures, stalls, round pen & 200' x 100' arena & plenty of parking.
Riding area: The Silver Country 1000 mile trail system & numerous lake trails.
Accommodations: Overnight horse accommodations only available with stay in one of our B & B suites @ $10.00 per horse. Our suites include, newer ultra-comfortable queen size 'Beautyrest' beds, large private baths with double sinks & whirlpool jetted bathtubs, in-room refrigerator filled with your complimentary favorites, private outdoor Jacuzzi hot tubs on the cedar deck, fireplaces, WI-FI, LED Flat screen TV, DVD, VCR, CD and more. Also includes a full Country breakfast and our signature "Bottomless" cookie jar. Please no smoking or pets indoors.

Chris & Kris Kostas, Innkeepers
(208) 682-4862 or (800) 254-1852, fax (208) 692-8888
PO Box 2229
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83816
42297 Silver Valley Road
Kingston, ID 83839
Can reserve online or by phone.

Web PageKingston 5 Ranch B & B
E-Mail Kingston 5 Ranch Click Here

Western Barns B & B
Kimberley: Box stalls, Corrals, turnouts. Have camper hookup's.
I am 5 miles from Twin falls, approx. 6 miles from I 84 and hwy. 93
I am located at; 3216E 3625N, Kimberly, ID 83341
3324 Oregon Trail Lane, Kimberly, ID 83341

phone # (208) 423-6340 Home/ mobil # (208) 731-3557 cell
Carol Sherman

E-Mail Carol Sherman Click Here

Lonesome Dove Ranch
Eagle: Indoor stalls, paddocks, round pens, pasture, and trails. camper hookup's Ph 208-939-2183
Addr: 1505 Riverside, PO Box 1387, Eagle, Idaho, 83616.

The Hay Loft B & B
Lewiston: The Hay Loft Bed and Breakfast, Box stalls, runs, pastures, large bedrooms with private baths, jacuzzi, satellite TV. Designed with the equine in mind.
Kipp and Lori Massy, 2031 Powers Avenue, Lewiston, Idaho, 85501
Ph 208-746-2363

Sleep Inn
Twin Falls: The Sleep Inn at the junction of I84 and State Rte. 93 in Twin Falls, Idaho has pipe corrals.
Submitted By: Barbara Nahlik Click Here

Keely & Shannon Brown
Mountain Home: Located just off I-84. Loafing shed, large fenced in area, RV hook-up.

Keely & Shannon Brown
2710 West 34th North
Mountain Home, ID 83647
Phone: (208) 587-0942
E-mail: Keely & Shannon Brown Click Here
Submitted By: Janine Wilder Click Here

Craig Mountain Arena Association
Winchester: Craig Mountain Arena Association,host over night parking with pens for horses, weather permitting.
We have a 6 mo. window of good weather during which we have 6 rodeos and numerous team penning/team roping practices & draw pot events. We could host over-nighters who are 'self contained' since the water is turned off when no event is scheduled. There is one porta potty/in grounds June through August and one permanent out house to the back of arena pens.
No electricity.
Bring your own feed.
We do 'Family Riders' Trail Rides every week-end in September/weather permitting here on Craig Mountain.
Brenda McCann Secretary 208-924-5956
Janell Willson Treasurer 208-924-6247
E-mail: Brenda McCann Click Here
Web PageCraig Mountain Arena Association Click Here

Mariah's End Ranch Bed and Breakfast
Nezperce: Make your next vacation a ranch adventure! Have a horse? Our ranch accommodates both people and horses. We also have a small Morgan farm here and offer stud service and breeding.
Phone: 208-937-2119, Fax: 208-937-9769
Mariah's End
John and Marsha Faires
1992 Jacob's Road
Nezperce, Id 83543
E-mail: Mariah's End, Marsha Faires Click Here
Web Page Mariah's End Click Here

ThoroGold Stables
Moscow: We are near trails over Moscow Mountain, and have boarding facilities. Overnight RV camping, at the Latah Couty Fairgrouds, about 3 miles away.
ThoroGold Stables
3105 West Twin Rd.
Moscow, ID 83843
County: Latah

Phone 208 892 3557
E-mail: ThoroGold Stables, Janice Hess Click Here
Web Page ThoroGold Stables Click Here

Paso Fino Horses at Westwind Ranch
Paso Fino horse farm in Idaho offers Training, Breeding and Sales of Paso Fino horses.
Riding lessons are available on gaited Pasos. Find the Paso Fino horse of your dreams at Westwind Ranch.

E-mail: Cindy Oswald Click Here
Web Page Paso Fino Horses at Westwind Ranch Click Here

JNS Ranch
Lava Hot Springs, about 12 miles east of Interstate 15 on State Highway 30.
The town is a small resort area with wonderful hot springs, food and (human) lodging.
We are less than two miles from the town, with 16x16 outside pipe corrals, a 60 ft round pen, full RV hook ups (2) and easy access for trailers.

John and Shelley DeMucha
Phone (208) 220-2831 or (208) 776-5187
E-mail: John and Shelley DeMucha Click Here

Mason Jar Campground and Cabin Rentals
We just stopped at a great campground in N Idaho that has a horse campsite,with plenty of room for horse trailer parking, 350 acres of BYOH backcountry trails, and over night hosting. Fresh water creek, and acres of pasture/grass.

Reasonable rates, and the views are awesome!

They are called Mason Jar Campground and Cabin Rentals, in Cataldo ID, 3 miles off -90.
there number is 208-512-3519, open all year.

Web Page Mason Jar Campground and Cabin Rentals Click Here
Submitted by: Sandy Ingalls Click Here

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