Horse Riding along the LA River

Like the public's consciousness of the Los Angeles River itself, many Angelenos have a vague awareness of horses in the city. Press them for details, though, and they draw a blank. Where along the river corridor can someone go horseback riding? How extensive is the network of riverside horse trails? What horse-related activities exist in Los Angeles?

Whether you want go horse riding along the L.A. River, or on one of its tributaries, our guide gives you the details in order to partake in L.A.'s wonderful equine culture. To get a listing of the extensive horse trails in other parts of the city, visit

Horse Riding Maps
Horse Riding Along the LA River
Departures: L.A. River

Departures L.A. River

Experience Departures: L.A. River, where the Los Angeles River comes alive through an intimate collection of interactive panoramas, first-person interviews, mapping tools and archival imagery, showing the incredible diversity and history of the Los Angeles River.