HORSEBACK TRAIL RIDING Click here for details on the Mine Made Adventure Park Campground
Horseback Riding & Trails at Mine Made Paradise Adventure Park
TRAILS OPEN YEAR ROUND! Breathtaking scenery in the beautiful Appalachian mountains of east KY. Hundreds of miles of trails being developed on 43,000 acres. For a map of the equestrian trails and other trails in Knott County, click here.
Ride through valleys, wooded forestland, mountains, open areas and along creek beds. Primitive camping available at trailhead. $15 per trailer/camper/tent for up to 4 people. (One lodging unit per site). Additional people $5 each. Hot showers available for campers. A premium full-service campground is now open for business.
Call Bill at (304)784-1981 for campground information or Debbie at (859) 609-1288.
Riding Ring also available on site.
Riding stable with stalls to rent - $10/night
There are now FIVE (5) well marked looped trails! For more information about Mine Made Paradise Adventure Park, Campground, Riding Ring, Stables, ATV Safety Training Center, and more - click here.
Visit the Knott County Spring & Fall Trail Ride for links to photos and lots more information about these annual rides that attract thousands each year. Come join us! Next ride is scheduled for May 3-5 and our October dates are October 4-6th, 2013.
KY Stampede Endurance Ride was held on October 13-14, 2012 at KNOTT COUNTY at MINE MADE PARADISE PARK.
Trailhead near ATV Training Center on Elk View Drive off Hwy 1098. Trail well marked. Great for both wagons and horse riders. Creek crossings, both wooded and open fields, streams and breathtaking scenery. Open to the public.
Trail Ride 6 hour ride (18 to 20 miles)
Trailhead near the ATV Training Center on Elk View Drive off Hwy 1098. Trail well marked. Beautiful ponds, creek crossings, breathtaking scenery, shaded timber. A pleasant quiet ride through the mountains. Open to the public.
Trail Ride 7 hour ride
Another Trail Nearby... 2 hour ride (5 to 7 miles)
Starting point is just off Hwy 80 on west side of Hwy 2209. Short trail ride takes riders past a cave entrance. Need permission to ride in this area. Call Roger Bolen at (606) 438-3117 or (606) 785-3229.
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From Lexington: Take I-75 to I-64 east, exit onto the Mountain Parkway and follow to Highway 15 exit at Campton. Follow Highway 15 to Highway 80 east. Follow Hwy 80 east to the Highway 1098 intersection at Soft Shell. Follow Hwy 1098 to Elk View Drive. Follow Elk View Drive.
From London: Take the Daniel Boone Parkway east (this turns into Hwy 80 east at Hazard); follow Hwy 80 to the Highway 1098 intersection at Soft Shell; follow Hwy 1098 north to Elk View Drive.