From beginners to seasoned equestrians, Williams is a horse lovers dream. This wonderful article appeared on USA Todays Travel Tips section.
Horseback Riding in Williams, Arizona
Because it is surrounded by the Kaibab National Forest, there are many opportunities for horseback riding in Williams, Arizona. The northern Arizona city offers ranch resorts and stables that accommodate day riders or those seeking a horseback riding vacation. Although Arizona has a desert climate, the ponderosa pines provide Williams with cool summer temperatures, making it a popular destination for outdoor activities.
Kaibab National Forest
Horseback riding in Kaibab National Forest brings riders along trails that run through the bottom of Lookout Canyon and Pratt Canyon. Trails traverse grassy meadows and a forest of ponderosa pine, fir, spruce and aspen trees. The national forest also accommodates horse camping in the Spring Valley Cabin. The cabin, which accepts year-round rentals, sleeps up to eight people and the accompanying bunkhouse accommodates six additional people. The corral holds up to four horses. Renters must bring their own feed and water for their horses. Williams Ranger District 742 South Clover Road Williams, AZ 86046 928-635-5600 Cabin Rental information here.
Grand Canyon Bed and Breakfast
Located at the base of Bill Williams Mountain, Grand Canyon Bed and Breakfast offers several itineraries for horseback riding day trips on the Bill Williams Mountain Trail. Riders start the trail in ponderosa pines and oak thickets and cross West Cataract Creek to a forest of aspen and fir. Along the trail are spectacular views of mountain peaks and valleys. Bill Williams Mountain is part of Kaibab National Forest. Grand Canyon Bed and Breakfast offers by-the-hour horseback riding excursions for beginner and experienced riders. The accommodations at the rustic wild west bed and breakfast range from large rooms to suites. Grand Canyon Bed and Breakfast accommodates families traveling with children under age 10 with advance notice. Grand Canyon Bed and Breakfast 1129 Stockmens Road Williams, AZ 86046 888-635-2488 Bed and Breakfast site here
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The above locations are a great way to explore Williams and get to know this wonderful part of the country. Once you do, we are sure you will want to stay for a lifetime. Why not build your dream home here? We have gorgeous mountain views and crisp clean air. Our professionals can help you find the home of your dream or lot/land for building that dream home. In fact, here are a few building locations available now that are perfect for horse lovers.
000 E Pinetree Dr
Williams, AZ 86046
Great opportunity to have the horse property of your dreams within 10 miles of Williams, AZ surrounded by Pine forest. This has plenty of room for your home, barn, full size roping arena and room to graze a few animals.
000 S Garland Prairie Road
Williams, AZ 86046
Once in a lifetime chance to own an extremely rare piece of land bordering National Forest Service in Coconino County. This land has been homesteaded, farmed and ranched for over 100 years. This gorgeous rolling parcel has huge Ponderosa Pines, beautiful Oak thickets and pasture with picturesque mountain views in all directions. Two old homestead sites and three spring fed water tanks. This property has it all! Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to own this beautiful historic property.
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