The image of a horse and rider is one that speaks to the western way of life, a cultural heritage that is still strong amongst the people who live here. To many, the best way to experience the beauty of Utah is on horseback, with a wide variety of trails and riding opportunities, the Corridor is great for the amateur and the enthusiast.
Most of the designated trails in and around the Corridor are mixed use, and make for a great ride.
To the south of the Corridor, Emery County and the Manti Lasal National Forest offers some great riding destinations. The Swinging Bridge campground offers horse corrals and a choose your own adventure trail system that is popular with riders. If you are looking for elevation, then head up into Skyline Drive for a ride, the views from the top are unbeatable.
There are limited opportunities to ride if you don't have your own horse, with one or more ranches in the area offering guided rides.
Gordon Creek Trailhead
Looking to experience the trails on horseback? Though the trail is primarily used for hiking, you can also mountain bike, ride ATVs and horses to the falls. This trail and the water falls offer explorers a chance to get wet. The lower falls is located approximately 1 mile from the Trestle road along the Gordon Creek trail. The upper falls are located approximately 1.5 miles further along the trail while the cabin and end of motorized use is approximately 3 miles past the first water fall location.