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High Mountain Trail Rides

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2040 Morman Lake Road, Mormon Lake, AZ 86038
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Had a Great Time

Family with 2 small children. Younger 5 year old went on pony ride and loved it. Older 9 year old... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
R T
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Rocky road

I had promised a friend to complete her bucket list of getting over her fear of horses. We took 4... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Lanelle H
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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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High Mountain Trail Rides is permitted by the Coconino National Forest to utilize over 300 miles of beautiful tall pine trails for riders of all ages and abilities. Weather you are a first time rider or been on a horse all your life, our experienced and professional wranglers will make sure you and your guests have a safe fun experience! So ride with us for an hour or two or all day and we guarantee you'll have a good time!
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2040 Morman Lake Road, Mormon Lake, AZ 86038
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Family with 2 small children. Younger 5 year old went on pony ride and loved it. Older 9 year old and Dad went on horseback. Neither had experience with horses. The young ladies are wonderful-very courteous and helpful. My son can not stop talking about...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I had promised a friend to complete her bucket list of getting over her fear of horses. We took 4 women. I am the only experienced rider. I noticed several things as a experienced horse person. Cinches were not checked. We had to walk behind...More

Thank Lanelle H
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HMTRAz, Front Office Manager at High Mountain Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

I am sorry to hear you had some concerns before and after your ride, the cinches get tightened by the employees before the horse is pulled from the rail and put in line to be sent out and, should be checked a second time once...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

My friend an I had a fabulous 2 hour ride in the Tonto Forest by Saguaro Lake. The horses were well maintained and trained. Beautiful scenery along the trail. Our guide Chris was great and made sure we had a good time! We will definitely...More

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HMTRAz, Front Office Manager at High Mountain Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2016

We want to thank you for joining us at Saguaro Lake and are so pleased that you had a wonderful ride. We look forward to having you join us again in the future. Thank you!

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We rode in the pines near Mormon Lake (news flash...the lake dried up in 1980s!) and it was AWESOME! Our guide was Paul who is a REAL cowboy as he wore leather chaps, rolled his own Bugle brand cigarettes, but abstained smoking during the ride...More

Thank William W
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HMTRAz, Front Office Manager at High Mountain Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2016

Thank you for writing us a review. We appreciate the great response. I'm so glad to hear that you had such a wonderful time with us! We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

We went on the 1 hour trail ride with Chris and Amber. The horses are gentle and sweet. Our guide and Wrangler were great. They were easy to talk to and very knowledgable of the horses and their personality. The ride was amazing. The terrain...More

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HMTRAz, Front Office Manager at High Mountain Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2016

We are so pleased to hear that you had a good time riding with us at Saguaro lake! Come see us again soon!

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

My husband took me on a surprise two hour ride for our anniversary. I have to admit, I wasn't super excited when we arrived. My previous riding experiences had not been very fun. Anna and Isabelle were the best! They were amazing guides and made...More

Thank Jennifer H
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HMTRAz, Front Office Manager at High Mountain Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2016

Sorry to hear about your previous experience but I'm glad we made a better one for you! Come see us again and get more good riding experiences! Thank you for the review.

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I booked a trail ride for our anniversary. We did a 4 hour ride with Chris. We had gone once before and i had fallen in love with their horse; pickles, so we made a special request for her to accompany us...More

Thank Allison D
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HMTRAz, Front Office Manager at High Mountain Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2016

Thank you for giving us such a great review! I'm glad we fulfilled your request and you had a great time. Pickles is a good horse, come visit her again soon!

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

My son (6 years) and I went on an hour long trail ride with Grace as our guide. My son was really scared at first but Grace reassured him and when the ride was over he didn't want to be done. The horse was very...More

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HMTRAz, Front Office Manager at High Mountain Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2016

Thank you for the review! I'm glad you and your son had a good time and happy to hear he had a good first experience! We look forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

While staying at Mormon Lake Lodge, we took the half hour trail ride on a beautiful Sunday Morning with Sally, Suzi, Jimmy & Luke (our horses). Molly was our expert guide and very friendly. Beautiful views and great for beginners. Reservations can be made online,...More

Thank Elizabeth W
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HMTRAz, Front Office Manager at High Mountain Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2016

I'm so happy to hear you had such a good time riding with us! Come see us again soon! Thank you

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Horses looked great and healthy, 8 year old grand daughter and myself did the early morning trail ride on 8-12-16 and the 2 hour trail ride was better than i expected. We will be back to do this again and ride horses everyday on or...More

Thank Frank A
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HMTRAz, Front Office Manager at High Mountain Trail Rides, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2016

Thank you for the review! I'm glad you had a good time. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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dbcooper262
13 January 2017|
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Response from HMTRAz | Property representative |
Unfortunately they do have to ride their own horse, we will all ease them up there and talk them through it. They will be right by the guide. So we can work them through their nervousness. Or another option is to have them... More
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Debra R
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Response from HMTRAz | Property representative |
We do not offer sleigh rides this year but check back next year for availability on our winter activities.
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