Disclaimer: The following trail description was kindly submitted by BCHU horsemen. Use this information at your own risk. As with all horse related activities, trail riding is a sport with a considerable amount of inherent danger and risk. No guarantee is either stated or implied that you will find any of the information listed below to be accurate.
Other Trails Connecting to this
Trail: Bonneville Shoreline Trail, Ben Lomond
Trail, Mt Ogden Trail
Elevation at trailhead: 4800 ft Trailhead Latitude and Longitude: N 41° 18' 15.577", W 111° 56' 1.867"
Property of: USFS & City of North Ogden Other maps: North Ogden UT (1:25,000)
Camping and use restrictions at the trailhead and along the route: No Camping
Front Back Country Horsemen
Difficulty: Easy To complete this route, horses need to be: Moderately Fit
Directions to the Trailhead from: I 15 Farr West/Pleasant View Exit 349
East on E2600 N to Mountain Road then north to Posse Grounds parking lot.
DIRECTIONS AND DESCRIPTION: Ride north along street to trail entrance. There is a narrow gate and a sometimes
flowing stream at the entrance. You may
wish to dismount and lead your horse across as these two obstacles are
sometimes spooky. Follow the old
maintenance road to the left and go right after crossing the creek again over a
culvert. If you veer to the left here,
you will be following the Bonneville Shoreline Trail which goes all the way to
Type of route: Out and Back Length of route: approximately 8.5 mi Estimated ride duration: 3 hours
Attractions: easy ride, scenic views, beautiful at sunset, insects are not usually a problem, A nice evening ride in the summer. Front Country Riding
Months of accessibility: Mar - Nov (Bonneville Shoreline Trail may be usable in Winter)
Description of the Route: General - Jeep trail, path; Predominant Surface- Dirt;
Obstacles - One Stream crossing, two narrow gates, one bridge, ride next to street to get to entrance
Current Level of use by: Hikers: Moderate; Bicyclists: Moderate; ATV's: NA
***Additional notes: Please ensure you clean up your parking space, if it came with you, take it with you.
Remember always to use your best judgment. Always take a moment to consider the suitability the weather, trail conditions, your horsemanship skills, the skill of those in your party, and perhaps most important...the physical and mental condition of your horses before each trip.
Safe Trails !!!