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Medora Trail Rides

Saddle up for real western fun

Experience the Badlands the way Theodore Roosevelt would have in 1883! Our friendly trail guides will take you on a Badlands adventure along buttes and canyons that are sure to create unforgettable memories.


Rides depart from the stables on the eastern edge of Medora. Please arrive fifteen minutes before the scheduled ride.

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May 27 – Oct 1

1 Hour

$49.95 + taxes & fees

2 Hours

$96.95 + taxes & fees

Ride Times

7:30am | 2-hour ride

8:00am | 1-hour ride

9:00am | 1-hour ride

10:00am | 2-hour ride

10:30am | 1-hour ride

11:00am | 1-hour ride

1:00pm | 1-hour ride

1:30pm | 1-hour ride

2:00pm | 1-hour ride

2:30pm | 1-hour ride

Scheduled ride times may be more limited early or late in the season. Click the link below for specific ride availability.


Physical Requirements

For the safety of the horses, a 250 LB weight limit is enforced

Riders must be able to mount and dismount with minimal assistance.

Riders must be 7 years of age or older.

Riders 12 years of age or younger must wear a stables-provided helmet.

Riders must be at least 48 inches tall.

Medora's 4 Legged Stars

See these horses and more at the Riding Stables and the Medora Musical!


Small but mighty, he’s often braver than his larger friends

Dutifully carries children down trails!


Super trusty horse during the day

Is completely and utterly terrified of the Medora Musical’s elk


Tall, dark and handsome

Is so trusty he has taken blind guests down the trail!


Loves popcorn from the Medora Musical concessions.

Stars in the Medora Musical , often taking featured rolls


A veteran of the Medora Musical – Steel has starred in more shows than any other cast member.

Loves chasing the Musical’s elk


A tall boy – Hugo is half Clydesdale

The slowest horse on the trails, but the fastest horse in the Musical


Whinnies at a higher pitch than any Burning Hills Singer.

A new member of the Medora Musical cast


Steady on the trails, but very opinionated at the show

A new member of the Medora Musical cast


Loves food from the Medora Musical concessions.

Steadiest horse on the trails, he’s great with kids.


The youngest star at the Medora Musical – he’s just 5 years old

Tito is very sweet but a little timid